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The following employment opportunity is available:

Assistant Principal: Students - Marist College, Emerald

Location Marist College Emerald
Status Full Time
Closing Date 23 October 2020
Reference L2023

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Marist College, Emerald (7-12) is a catholic co-educational secondary college currently catering for 556 students situated in the Central Highlands, a short three-hour drive west of Rockhampton.  Emerald boasts many attractions including lush botanical gardens, multiple shopping complexes and community facilities and events for the whole family.

Marist college provides a supportive, flexible working environment where care for all employees is a fundamental part of our ethos.  We employ motivated people who want to work together to produce excellent outcomes for our students.  Our employees are recognised as being central to achieving our mission and delivering quality learning outcomes for all students.

What we are looking for

In this leadership position you will have a deep commitment to providing quality Catholic education based on your faith, participate in the life of the parish, as well as have appropriate teaching experience, academic qualifications and leadership qualities.

The position of Assistant Principal: Students acknowledges the importance of pastoral care withing Catholic schools.  It is to assist with this particular aspect of the Principal’s leadership role that the role of AP Students has been created.  The Assistant Principal: Students focuses on providing leadership in pastoral care, according to Diocesan policies and practices.

This position will commence from 18 January 2021.

Key leadership qualities and capabilities

We are seeking to appoint a leader who

  • demonstrates a deep and sincere commitment to Catholic education
  • has experience of leading school-based initiatives
  • 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 AP Students 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 
    • 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
  • Superannuation up to 12.75% contribution (in a co-contribution arrangement)
  • Leadership opportunities
  • ITAS Allowance 
  • Relocation assistance
  • Modern facilities and resources
  • Access to long service leave after 7 years of continuous service (portability of Long Service Leave may also be applicable)
  • 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 Mark Green (Principal, Marist College, Emerald) on 074994 9100
  • 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 23 November 2020.

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

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About Marist College Emerald

Location Jeppesen Drive Emerald QLD 4720

Postal Address PO Box 81 Emerald QLD 4720

Approx. Enrolment 565

Founded 1996 by the Marist Brothers

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