Principal - Lochinvar

St Joseph's College - Lochinvar


Principal / Head of School

Contract Type: Permanent/Ongoing Position Full Time

Applications Close: 23 June 2024

St Joseph’s College, Lochinvar, is excited to announce an opportunity for a permanent full-time Secondary Principal starting in January 2025

<p>St Joseph’s College, Lochinvar, is excited to announce an opportunity for a permanent full-time Secondary Principal starting in January 2025.<br><br>Established by the Sisters of St Joseph in 1883, St Joseph’s College is a vibrant co-educational secondary school serving 940 students from Years 7 to 12.<br>We pride ourselves on providing a rich, diverse educational experience and fostering an environment where every student, staff member, and family is valued and respected for their unique contributions.<br>Our community warmly invites those ready to engage with our mission, vision, and identity to join us.<br><br>Situated in the beautiful Hunter Valley, our campus seamlessly blends historical charm with modern facilities.<br>Highlights include a Chapel &amp; Heritage Centre, a state-of-the-art Administration and Resource Centre, a dedicated hall and Café &amp; Hospitality Centre, a cutting-edge Technology/Trade Centre, and renovated spaces for Performance and Creative Arts.<br><br><br><br><a href=""><strong>POSITION DESCRIPTION</strong></a><br><br>The Principal will lead across the school community to:<br>&nbsp;</p><ul><li>Model faith in action<br>&nbsp;</li><li>Develop and shape a shared vision focussed on providing quality educational experiences and learning outcomes for all students<br>&nbsp;</li><li>Nurture positive relationships between students, teachers, and all other stakeholders<br>&nbsp;</li><li>Support and monitor the learning and growth of effective teachers<br>&nbsp;</li><li>Set high standards for students and staff performance<br><br>BENEFITS OF WORKING WITH US<br>&nbsp;</li><li>Work in quality schools where students are nurtured, challenged and encouraged to excel and grow<br>&nbsp;</li><li>A corporate fitness program through Fitness Passport<br>&nbsp;</li><li>Employee assistance program (EAP)<br>&nbsp;</li><li>Training and staff development programs<br>&nbsp;</li><li>Paid parental leave for eligible employees<br>&nbsp;</li><li>Access to long service leave after just five years for eligible employees.<br><br>FOR FURTHER INFORMATION<br><br>Contact James Tocci, Talent Lead on Tel: 0428 777 359 or via email:&nbsp;<br><br>TO APPLY, CLICK ON THE APPLY BUTTON BELOW AND<br>&nbsp;</li><li>Please provide a copy of your Resume and a Cover Letter which addresses the three&nbsp;criterion points below and ensure your response&nbsp;to each is&nbsp;no longer than 300 words:<br>&nbsp;</li><li>Demonstrated ability to articulate and create a shared improvement agenda that aligns with system priorities and embeds an evidence-based practice with high expectations for student learning and teacher practice.<br>&nbsp;</li><li>Demonstrated ability to effectively optimise the school’s human, financial and physical resources to deliver high quality organisational and educational outcomes.<br>&nbsp;</li><li>Demonstrated understanding of relevant legislative and legal frameworks including equity and diversity, work health and safety and performance management principles in the management of staff and the capacity to implement relevant plans and policies to ensure strong governance.?<br>&nbsp;</li><li>Applicants should nominate at least two&nbsp;(2) referees including your current Line Manager and one other.&nbsp;Please provide them with this&nbsp;reference form&nbsp;for completion.<br>&nbsp;</li><li>Applicants should provide a reference from your Parish Priest.&nbsp;&nbsp;Please provide them with this&nbsp;reference form&nbsp;for completion.<br><br>Please note, not adequately addressing the selection criteria may result in your application not being shortlisted.<br><br>Applications close: Sunday 23rd June 2024&nbsp;at 11.59pm<br><br>Additional information<br><br>The Diocese of Maitland-Newcastle is committed to safeguarding children and vulnerable persons and preventing those in our care from suffering abuse or neglect.&nbsp; It is committed to implementing and maintaining compliance with the NSW Child Safe Standards and the National Catholic Safeguarding Standards and takes a zero-tolerance approach to abuse of children or vulnerable persons.&nbsp; All who work in the name of the Diocese must comply with the Diocesan Safeguarding Framework Policy and act in accordance with the Diocese’s Code of Conduct which includes the Diocese’s Safeguarding Commitment Statement.&nbsp;Employees are required to undergo a National Police Check and retain a valid NSW Working with Children Check where necessary, in accordance with legislation.</li></ul>