Principal, Peace Lutheran College

Peace Lutheran College

Kamerunga, QLD 

Principal / Head of School

Contract Type: Contract Position Full Time

Applications Close: 20 June 2022

Peace Lutheran College is seeking to appoint a Principal who is an exceptional educator, communicator and visionary leader with the capacity to support and enhance the College’s mission and values and the new strategic direction. The College is proud to serve students from diverse cultural backgrounds, with strong ties to the First Nations people and our close neighbours from Papua New Guinea.

<p>Peace Lutheran College is a co-educational College for students from K to Year 12 with a boarding component for students between Years 7-12. Peace Lutheran College is situated on the eastern coast of Far North Queensland, between the World Heritage Rainforests, the fertile Atherton Tablelands and the Great Barrier Reef. Cairns has a dynamic educational environment, with a variety of Primary, Secondary and tertiary facilities, including campuses of James Cook University and Central Queensland University.  As well as serving Lutherans in the Far North of Queensland, Torres Strait Islands, Papua New Guinea and further afield, Peace is a college with a mission to share the good news of salvation through the saving grace of our Lord Jesus with both fellow Christians of other denominations, as well as those of non-Christian backgrounds.</p><p><b>Peace Lutheran College is seeking to employ a Principal from the commencement of 2023.</b><br /></p><p>Being co-educational, Peace is committed to educating students of all cultures together so that they grow to maturity in an environment that reflects the multicultural world we live in. As a boarding college, Peace attracts students from outside of the Cairns area, thus adding to its multi-cultural flavour. These students bring their respective backgrounds to Peace, enriching the lives of all students by sharing their experiences and ways of life. An integral part of the Peace campus approach is to recognize the cultures of all students in such a way that students benefit from each other’s history.</p><p>Pastoral Care and well-being are a distinctive feature of our Mission, Vision and Values, with additional support provided by a Student Welfare Officer, the College Pastor, the Director of Wellbeing and Heads of House who work with students across all year levels.<br /></p><p> </p><p>The next Principal will embrace the history and culture of Peace Lutheran College, while leading change in a contemporary educational environment. The new Principal will be responsible for the day-to-day management of the College and work towards implementing the College’s new strategic direction and assist in the development of the College’s Masterplan in line with the College Council’s priorities. This is a wonderful opportunity for a Lutheran educational leader to help shape the future of Peace Lutheran College and lead the College into its next phase of development.</p><p>The successful applicant will be an active communicant member of the Lutheran Church of Australia and an experienced leader with a proven record in education, committed to excellence in Christian co-education.<br /></p><p>An information package containing the position statement, selection criteria, required application content and other details is available from the Executive Assistant of Lutheran Education Queensland, Sandra McCullough.<br />Email: <a href="mailto:execea&#64;" rel="nofollow">execea&#64;</a> or phone: 07 3511 4058.</p><p><br /></p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p>
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Application Instructions

<p>For more information regarding this opportunity, and for instructions how to apply, please refer to the application pack. Application packs are available on request from: <br />Sandra McCullough<br />Executive Assistant, Lutheran Education Queensland.<br />Email: <a href="mailto:execea&#64;" rel="nofollow">execea&#64;</a><br />Phone: 07 3511 4058</p><p><b>Closing Date: 4.00pm, Monday 20 June 2022</b><br /></p><p><br /></p>


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