St Jakobi Lutheran School - Lyndoch


Principal / Head of School

Contract Type: Contract Position Full Time

Applications Close: 22 September 2023

<p>Applications are invited for the position of Principal, commencing January 2024</p><p>St Jakobi Lutheran Campus is a co-educational Childcare &amp; Early Learning Centre and School located amongst the rolling hills and beautiful vineyards of the Southern Barossa Valley. St Jakobi Lutheran School- Foundation to Year 6 has 150 students and works collaboratively with the independently run Childcare &amp; Early Learning centre which has a daily capacity of 80. St Jakobi Campus is a learning community of the Lutheran Church of Australia and is proud of its history and beginnings–serving the families of the Southern Barossa Valley and surrounding districts since the mid-1800s. St Jakobi Lutheran Campus now boasts facilities and programs that capture the vision of its early forebears. It is a Campus for the whole community, committed to a holistic approach to education - a proud Campus, with good reasons to be so. </p><p>The Campus Council of St Jakobi seeks an experienced educator with a collaborative leadership style, who is committed to the Christian faith and incorporates this in the values and behaviours of personal and community life. The next Principal of St Jakobi will inherit a vibrant school with committed staff. They will be a future-focused educational leader who will continue the momentum of our masterplan building Stage 3, grow our Strategic plan, provide further development for students and staff, be highly visible and connected with our community and working with the Campus Council ensuring the success and sustainability of the Campus in the years to come. </p><p>The ideal candidate will have highly developed interpersonal and communication skills, experience with leading, promoting and growing a school in a highly competitive educational market, and a working knowledge of the Australian Curriculum and Project-Based Learning. We are seeking a leader who has the natural ability to empower our students and staff, encouraging them to embrace the future with confidence, whilst providing them with a supportive and caring environment to allow learning to be optimised. This is an exciting opportunity for a Lutheran educator to join our vibrant community and embrace and build on the vision and strong pillars of our Christ-centred learning environment. </p><p>A position description and information package are available from: </p><p>Larissa Paynter</p><p>Executive Assistant </p><p>Lutheran Education SA NT &amp; WA </p><p>Ph: 08 8267 8401 </p><p>Email: <a href="Larissa.paynter&#64;" rel="nofollow">Larissa.paynter&#64;</a> </p><p><br /></p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p>
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Application Instructions

<p>Your application/ expression of interest should be submitted by email to Craig Fielke, Executive Director, Lutheran Education SA NT &amp; WA – <a href="director&#64;" rel="nofollow">director&#64;</a> by no later than <b>5pm on Friday 22 September 2023</b> and should include: </p><p>1. A cover letter, including details of your preferred contact method, phone or email. </p><p>2. A statement (maximum 4 pages) giving evidence of how the Capabilities from Growing deep: Growing Oneself; Engaging the Community; Leading the Team; and Focusing of Outcomes have shaped your ‘work’ – the vocational practices from Growing deep: Strengthening Lutheran Identity; Excellence in teaching and learning; Ongoing improvement and innovation; Community building; and Leading Effective organisation and management. </p><p>3. Curriculum Vitae covering: </p><ul><li>Full name, home address, confidential email address, mobile and phone contact details </li><li>Nationality and citizenship </li><li>Teacher Registration details </li><li>Positions held, dates, scope of responsibilities and key achievements </li><li>Qualifications </li><li>Any other relevant information, such as memberships, involvement in professional community activities and organisations. </li></ul><p>4. The names, addresses (postal and email) and contact telephone numbers of at least four (4) confidential referees. These must include: </p><ul><li>Applicant’s present or previous employer (either Principal or Chair of School Council) </li><li>A person who is familiar with the applicant’s academic and professional background and recent experience </li><li>A person who can authoritatively comment on the applicant’s personal qualities and capacity to lead </li><li>Preferably a Pastor of the Lutheran Church of Australia or a person able to comment on the applicant’s spiritual leadership qualities. </li></ul><p>If you would like to discuss any aspect of this position, please contact Mr Craig Fielke, the Executive Director of Lutheran Schools, SA, NT and WA, on 0458 196 525 or email <a href="director&#64;" rel="nofollow">director&#64;</a> </p><p><br /></p><p> </p>


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