Principal - Yuendumu School - Fisher Leadership
Northern Territory
Close Date: 02/06/2023
REF: YUEpri0523
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Principal – Yuendumu School

Northern Territory
Close Date: 02/06/2023
REF: YUEpri0523
  • History in improving learning outcomes for remote Aboriginal learners
  • Develop and maintain strong community relationships
  • Effectively manage school resources


The Position

Are you an educational leader, with an innate ability to engage community and grow learning in and on country using culture, bilingual, Early Years Learning Framework and Australian curriculum?

The Principal has the responsibility as a culturally responsive instructional leader to manage school operations, including organisational and human resource management demands and leading a workforce of 29 employees, along with the oversight of the significant Yuendumu School Masterplan Upgrades with a budget of $8 million.

You will be supported by the Department of Education that is on a journey to become the most improved education system in Australia and is committed to a strong and equitable public education system where every child has the opportunity to engage, grow and achieve.

The successful applicant will:

  • Demonstrated history in improving learning outcomes for remote Aboriginal learners
  • Develop and maintain strong community relationships
  • Lead the development and implementation of the school’s vision and strategic direction of the school with a focus on continuous improvement, innovation, research, a shared respectful culture that challenges and sets high expectations and strengthens partnerships with internal and external stakeholders
  • Effectively manage school resources; implement clear evidence-based improvement plans and policies; determine program priorities and the allocation of teaching and other resources to meet and manage diverse needs
  • Establish systematic methods for collecting and interpreting evidence to identify excellent teaching and learning; use data to improve school performance and share best management practice and use of resources appropriately
  • Drive a culture of achievement and continuous improvement through constructive management practices, ensuring research, innovation and creativity and review the effectiveness of processes


The Organisation

Yuendumu School and Child and Family Centre located 300km northwest of Alice Springs provides education from preschool to senior years to approximately 220 students, with over 95% being Indigenous.

Yuendumu School prides itself on its bilingual program and strong links with the Warlpiri community and its culture. It operates across the spectrum of the Australian curriculum and combined schools delivering Early Years Learning Framework and up to secondary education.

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To apply: please click on ‘APPLY NOW’ and using reference YUEpri0523 address your cover letter and resume to Liam King of Fisher Leadership, or call 1300 347 437 for further information.


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