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The following employment opportunity is available:

Assistant Principal:Curriculum - Sacred Heart Catholic Primary School Yeppoon

Location Sacred Heart Catholic Primary School Yeppoon
Status Full Time
Closing Date 25 September 2020
Reference L2013

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Sacred Heart, Yeppoon is a co-educational 2 stream Catholic primary school located on the Capricorn Coast.  The school’s motto is “Enriching spirits, educating minds” and its goal is to nurture all students spiritually, academically, emotionally, socially, physically and culturally. The community endeavours to hold the message of Jesus Christ at the heart of all they do, and this message permeates relationships, decisions, and approaches to teaching and learning. Sacred Heart offers significant opportunities for students to excel in sport and music and is extensively resourced as a contemporary centre for quality education. The school values partnerships with parents and carers as children’s primary educators and has strong links to the Sacred Heart Parish.

What we are looking for
This is an exciting leadership opportunity for applicants demonstrating deep commitment to Catholic education, who actively participate in the faith life of their parish, and who have strong teaching experience, academic qualifications and leadership qualities. As a member of the school’s leadership team, the APC will influence and have responsibility for long and short-term goals in teaching, learning and curriculum.  Additionally, the APC provides leadership in areas delegated by the Principal in the APC duty statement.

This position will commence from 18 January 2021

Key leadership qualities and capabilities
We are seeking to appoint a leader who:

  • is a practising Catholic with a sound understanding of, and commitment to Catholic education
  • has experience of successful leadership in Catholic education
  • can foster a culture of inspirational teaching and learning and lead the development and implementation of school improvement initiatives
  • has the interpersonal skills to build partnerships within the school and with the local community
  • is willing to provide leadership in areas delegated by the Principal in the APC duty statement, and
    • can lead in ways that are consistent with the message of Jesus and the Gospels
    • Catholic church teachings, principles and values
    • Diocesan policies and directives
    • The Catholic Education Diocese of Rockhampton Charter
    • Catholic Education Mission and Vision Statements, policies, practices and strategic directions.

 What we offer

  • Competitive salary range $124,836 - $130,967
  • Salary packaging options
  • Modern facilities and resources
  • Superannuation up to 12.75% employer contribution (in a co-contribution arrangement)
  • Access to long service leave after 7 years of continuous service (portability of Long Service Leave may also be applicable)
  • Deferred Salary Scheme
  • Corporate health insurance
  • Excellent leave entitlements to suit various situations
  • Induction, professional development and learning opportunities

 How to apply

  1. Complete the application form (by clicking the Apply Now button at the top of this page)
  2. Address selection criteria (outlined in section 7 of the application form). Please refer to the Position Description and A Vision for Christian Leadership in the Diocese of Rockhampton to support your response.
  3. Email referee reports to your nominated referees for their completion
  4. Submit your application, selection criteria and supporting documentation to

Leesa Jeffcoat
Diocesan Director
Catholic Education in the Diocese of Rockhampton
Telephone: (07) 4994 8086
Email: Employment@rok.catholic.edu.au

Further information

  • For a confidential conversation please contact Carmel Kriz (Assistant Director: Teaching and Learning) on 074994 8000
  • For further information regarding the remuneration package, please contact Employee Support Services Employment@rok.catholic.edu.au 
  • Applications during the shortlisting phase will be kept confidential.

Applications close: 5pm Friday 25 September 2020

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Catholic Education is committed to best practice in student protection policies and procedures and is an equal opportunity employer.



About Sacred Heart Catholic Primary School Yeppoon

Location 14 Barracuda Crescent Yeppoon QLD 4703

Postal Address PO Box 241 Yeppoon QLD 4703

Approx. Enrolment 395

Founded 1958 by the Presentation Sisters

Parish Capricorn Coast Catholic Parish

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Catholic Education is committed to best practice in student protection policies and procedures and is an equal opportunity employer.