Permanent
South Australia
Close Date: 09/08/2018
REF: DESpri0618
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All Permanent Opportunities

School Principals, Multiple Positions

Permanent
South Australia
Close Date: 09/08/2018
REF: DESpri0618
Apply now All Permanent Opportunities
  • Educational leadership in a system focussed on becoming world-class
  • Lead evidence-based teaching practices so every child has the best learning opportunities
  • Executive Leadership of School Management and Resources

The Positions

The South Australian Department for Education is seeking to attract high calibre candidates to the role of Principal across multiple sites including:

 

Mitcham Girls High School; Glossop High School; Port Augusta West Primary School; Solomontown Primary School; Loxton Primary School; Hallett Cove South Primary School; Adelaide East Education Centre; Gawler District College B-12 and Murray Bridge High School. The Principal plays a vital role in delivering the Department’s goals – the child being at the centre of everything we do. Principal leadership is critical to every school’s ethos and culture, through a commitment to the development and achievement of system priorities.

 

As leaders within the Department, Principals collaborate within and across sites, the system, the community, other agencies and services to enhance innovation and continuous improvement outcomes for young people, their families and the community. Principals are required to maintain a safe and healthy environment for staff, children and young people.

The School Principals will be proven leaders who are able to lead teaching and learning outcomes. Successful candidates will demonstrate strong communication skills coupled with the ability to develop self and others, the ability to lead improvement, innovation and change, and build strong and effective partnerships with community stakeholders. Expertise in leading the management of the school, as well as teaching and learning practice which is informed by data and evidence are crucial elements for the successful candidates.

All applicants will need to demonstrate commitment to public sector values.

About the South Australian Department of Education

The South Australian Department for Education is committed to ensuring the best educational outcomes for children and young people in South Australia. The Department manages South Australia’s public education system, with the goal of delivering world-class preschool, primary and secondary education in all areas of the curriculum. It is entrusted by the South Australian community to work together with young people and their families to lead and deliver high quality public education. Schools respect the local ethos, culture, history, vision and values within their own distinct community, providing all students the opportunity
to excel.

For more information visit: education.sa.gov.au

To apply:  Please note that all applications need to be submitted directly to the Department for Education via jobs.decd.sa.gov.au. Applications not submitted via this website will not be considered.

Information about individual vacancies that are available can be directed to Mira Bacelj or Andrew Norton of Fisher Leadership on +61 1300 347 437.

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