Principal, Forrest Primary School

ACT Education Directorate (see more jobs from this school)

Canberra, ACT 


Principal / Head of School

Contract Type: Permanent/Ongoing Position Full Time

Applications Close: 29 May 2024


Forrest Primary School is an International Baccalaureate (IB) World school, Preschool to Year 6, and is situated in the National Parliamentary Triangle of the ACT.

<p><strong>Education</strong></p><p><strong>School Improvement and Performance</strong></p><p><strong>South and Weston School Network</strong></p><p><strong>Forrest Primary School</strong></p><p><strong>Principal, Forrest Primary School</strong></p><p><strong>School Leader A 1</strong></p><p><strong>Salary Range: </strong>$181,241  (PN: 31768)</p><p><strong>How to Apply:</strong> For further information, please visit <a href="https://www.jobs.act.gov.au/jobs/education/permanent/31768" rel="nofollow">www.jobs.act.gov.au</a></p><p>Forrest Primary School is an International Baccalaureate (IB) World school, Preschool to Year 6, and is situated in the National Parliamentary Triangle of the ACT. The school has an international feel with 45% of enrolments from diverse linguistic and cultural backgrounds and currently educates 526 students. Forrest Primary School provides an international style of education and strives to develop learners through inspiring, challenging, and relevant learning experiences to develop global citizens who will make a difference in the world. </p><p>The dedicated staff at Forrest Primary use an inquiry model in which students research, think and reach their own conclusions. The program uses the Australian Curriculum outcomes to explore big concepts, drive deep-thinking, support students to make connections and demonstrate their understanding in a variety of ways. Staff work together to develop learners who are knowledgeable and compassionate, striving to provide challenging and relevant educational environments.</p><p>Forrest Primary School has strengthened its Restorative Practice approach to both student welfare and staff cohesion with a focus on developing and maintaining healthy, thriving relationships that underpin effective learning. The school builds strong community partnerships and staff culture to develop learners who are confident, emotionally literate, and resilient.</p><p><strong>Eligibility/ Other Requirements: </strong>Prior to commencing in this role a minimum of four years full time (or equivalent) tertiary study leading to the award of a recognised school teaching qualification; a current full teaching registration with the ACT Teacher Quality Institute (TQI) (or eligibility for teacher registration with the ACT TQI) and a current registration issued under the Working with Vulnerable People (Background Checking) Act 2011 is required. For further information on Working with Vulnerable People registration refer to - Working with vulnerable people (WWVP) registration (act.gov.au)</p><p><strong>Contact Officer:</strong> Belinda Fenn on <a href="mailto:EDU.DSIOffice&#64;act.gov.au" rel="nofollow">EDU.DSIOffice&#64;act.gov.au</a> or (02) 6205 5428</p><p><strong>Applications Close: </strong>29 May 2024</p>