Principal (re-advertised)

Yirara College - Alice Springs


Principal / Head of School

Contract Type: Contract Position Full Time

Applications Close: 22 March 2023

<p><b>                                                     Commencing April 2023 </b></p><p>An exciting opportunity exists for an experienced leader to guide and influence an amazing community with the challenge to impact a generation. </p><p>Yirara College is a Lutheran boarding school for Indigenous secondary-age students from central and northern Australia. Yirara is located in the Northern Territory, 7km south of Alice Springs. </p><p>As principal you will lead and manage a committed and experienced team to provide a Christ centred and culturally responsive learning environment that inspires and </p><p>educates young people. </p><p>A strong desire to work with Indigenous people and understand culture is essential. </p><p>An information package with selection criteria and application details is available from: </p><p>Larissa Paynter, Lutheran Education SA, NT &amp; WA </p><p>Ph: 08 8276 8401 </p><p>Email: Larissa.paynter&#64; </p><p>Applications close 22 March 2023</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p>
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Application Instructions

<p>Your application should be submitted by email to Larissa Paynter, Lutheran Education SA NT &amp; WA – larissa.paynter&#64; by no later than 4pm on Wednesday 22 March 2023 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 organization and management. </p><p>3. Curriculum Vitae covering: </p><p>a. Full name, home address, confidential email address, mobile and phone contact details </p><p>b. Nationality and citizenship </p><p>c. Teacher Registration details </p><p>d. Positions held, dates, scope of responsibilities and key achievements </p><p>e. Qualifications </p><p>f. Any other relevant information, such as memberships, involvement in professional community activities and organisations. </p><p>4. The names, addresses (postal and email) and contact telephone numbers of at least (4) confidential referees. These must include: </p><p>a. Applicant’s present or previous employer (either Principal or Chair of School Council) </p><p>b. A person who is familiar with the applicant’s academic and professional background and recent experience </p><p>c. A person who can authoritatively comment on the applicant’s personal qualities and capacity to lead </p><p>d. Preferably a Pastor of the Lutheran Church of Australia or a person able to comment on the applicant’s spiritual leadership qualities. </p><p>Enquiries may be directed to: John Proeve <a href="mailto:jde.proeve&#64;" rel="nofollow">jde.proeve&#64;</a> or 0427 591 859.</p>


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