Principal

Cedar College

NORTHGATE, SA 


Principal / Head of School

Contract Type: Permanent/Ongoing Position Full Time

Applications Close: 23 April 2024


Highly developed interpersonal and communication skills, passionate about Christian education, highly developed strategic planning abilities and strong organisational and managerial skills.

<h4>Principal<br /> For commencement January 2025 or by negotiation</h4><h4><br /></h4><h4> </h4><p>Cedar College is a co-educational Christian school catering to nearly 900 students within a vibrant school community. </p><p>The college is situated on a 14-acre property in the growing suburb of Northgate, South Australia, just 9km north-east of the Adelaide CBD. </p><p>Established in 1997 as a ministry of CityReach Baptist Church, Cedar College is a distinctly Christian school with a growing reputation for providing a comprehensive education for students from Reception to Year 12. </p><p>With the upcoming retirement of inaugural Principal, Mr Peter Thomson, after twenty-seven years of outstanding leadership, the Cedar College Board invites applications from dynamic educational leaders with a strong personal faith, a passion for the gospel, and a commitment to genuine Christian schooling. We are seeking a leader of people who is able to build upon the prevailing strong staff culture of spiritual, professional, and social unity and respect. </p><p>The successful applicant will report to the College Board and will have: </p><ul><li>A mature, personal, gospel focused Christian faith, godly character, and active involvement in an evangelical church; </li><li>Appropriate tertiary qualifications, evidence of recent professional development, and a thorough knowledge of educational advances at all levels; </li><li>Ability, commitment and discernment to lead with vision, integrity and wisdom in Christian schooling, and to build community; </li><li>Highly developed interpersonal and communication skills; </li><li>An effective, passionate, and innovative approach to education; </li><li>Strong organisational and managerial skills; </li><li>Highly developed strategic planning abilities; </li><li>Analytical and problem solving/conflict resolution skills; and </li><li>Resilience, energy, and high capacity. </li></ul><p>The successful applicant must demonstrate wholehearted agreement with the Purpose, Objectives, Core Beliefs, and Life &amp; Conduct Policy set out in the Cedar Constitution, and a clear commitment to leading the Christ-centred values and ethos of the College.</p><p> Applicants must comply with all relevant Child Protection requirements and checks. </p><p><b>Applications close – Tuesday, 23 April, 2024 </b></p><p><br /></p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p>
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