Sacred Heart Primary School

Boggabri, NSW 

Principal / Head of School

Contract Type: Contract Position Full Time

Applications Close: 23 June 2024

Sacred Heart Boggabri is looking for a School Principal! Full-time position Negotiable 2-5 year Principal contract (renewal subject to successful performance) Expressions of interest close 23 June 2024

<p><strong>Position Purpose</strong></p><p>The Principal is the religious, educational and organisational leader of a Catholic School within</p><p>the Diocese of Armidale. The Principal provides leadership and exercises prudential stewardship of the Catholic School. The Principal is ultimately responsible for the Catholic identity and ethos, curriculum and effective management of the school.</p><p>The leadership and direction provided by the Principal will be consistent with:</p><ul><li>The message of Jesus and the Gospels</li><li>Catholic church teachings, principles and values</li><li>Diocesan policies and directives</li><li>Armidale Catholic Schools Mission Statement</li><li>Armidale Catholic Schools policies and practices and</li><li>Armidale Catholic Schools Strategic Directions.</li></ul><p><strong>Commencement</strong></p><p>The start date for this position is negotiable. It is anticipated that the new Principal will commence no later than the start of the 2025 school year. </p><p><strong>Selection criteria</strong></p><p><strong>We invite expressions of interest from candidates who align with the following:</strong></p><ul><li>Commitment to and practice of the Catholic faith.</li><li>A minimum of five years successful experience as a primary or secondary Principal or Assistant Principal or an equivalent role in school system leadership or the tertiary sector.</li><li>A contemporary leader with the demonstrated capacity to inspire a team; collaboratively</li></ul><p>develop strategy and culture, and manage change.</p><ul><li>An innovative educational leader that can clearly articulate a vision of learning and teaching</li></ul><p>that integrates Catholic values and pastoral care into the daily life of the school.</p><ul><li>A leader with outstanding interpersonal skills to build a vibrant parish school community.</li><li>An educational leader that will embrace the Diocese of Armidale vision and strategies for developing a Professional Learning Community in a Catholic context aligned to the CSO Strategic Plan.</li><li>Hold professional qualifications:<ul><li>An undergraduate education degree and relevant postgraduate degree qualifications in educational leadership, curriculum, theology or religious education or similar; and</li></ul></li><li>Completion of or willingness to undertake appropriate post graduate courses in the areas of religious education or theology to meet accreditation requirements of Category E as per the <a href=";sharing" rel="nofollow"><u>Catholic Schools framework for the accreditation of staff in Catholic schools</u></a></li><li>Be NESA accredited or be eligible to be accredited by NESA to teach in NSW<br /> </li></ul><p><strong>Application</strong></p><p>To make a confidential enquiry regarding this position, please contact Kate Kenny, Head of Employee Services, on 0427 712 441 or email <a href="mailto:kkenny&#64;" rel="nofollow"><u>kkenny&#64;</u></a><strong>.</strong></p><p><a href="" rel="nofollow"><strong><u>Click here</u></strong><u> </u></a>to request a confidential discussion or to register an expression of interest.</p><p><i>Preferred applicants must have the right to work in Australia and will be subject to employment screening.</i></p><p> </p>