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    Principal - East Ayr State School

    Job Reference QLD/FNR247729
    Closing date July 30, 2017
    Location Townsville region
    Type Full-Time
    Status Permanent
    Contact RecruitmentTeaching.HUMANRES@det.qld.gov.au

    About this job

    East Ayr State School provides a quality education for children from the preparatory year to year 6. Our school community is dedicated towards achieving excellent results for our students and school. Our school motto 'Strive for Success' is indicative of the philosophy we share as a learning organisation. We hold high expectations for our students both in their school work and behaviour. These expectations are complemented by our school values safety, respect, responsibility and learning which guide our actions and behaviours throughout the school. We are supported by a terrific community which enables us to offer a range of fun events during the year including Family Dance Night, biannual Musicals, Athletics and Swimming carnivals, intra-school and inter-school sport, Anzac Day parades and Graduation Day.

    For more information, please visit East Ayr State School.

     About the role

    As a school leader you play a vital role in shaping the way we deliver education services to ensure students have the skills, knowledge and creativity to succeed in the global economy. You will have responsibility for leading the following activities and delivery of the following key tasks:

    • Lead the school community to develop, articulate and commit to a shared educational vision focussed on providing quality learning outcomes for all students;
    • Uphold the principalship as a values based, ethical and moral activity;
    • Embed socially just practices in daily school life;
    • Set high standards for student and staff performance;
    • Are active participants in life long learning and ongoing professional development;
    • Form partnerships with parents, other government agencies, community groups, industry and business;
    • Are futures oriented and strategic;
    • Understand the legislation and policies that impact on schooling; and
    • Manage resources to achieve goals.

    How to Apply

    A three page resume.  Minimum 10 point arial font.

    SL3 to SL7 (Band 7 to 11) applicants - include a 2 page statement outlining your suitability to the position applied for. 

    When writing your Suitability Statement and Resume keep in mind that the panel will be looking for your demonstration of:

    • i).  Knowledge - What the person needs to know to perform the role.
    • ii).  Skills - The specific skills to meet required role outcomes.
    • iii).  Attributes - Inherent personal qualities relevant to the role.

     Please note that within the context of the role description, while the ideal applicant will be someone who has the key capabilities it is NOT a requirement to write to these capabilities individually, i.e.  your suitability statement and Resume should provide a holistic picture of your suitability to the role and reflecting these capabilities that writing to SC as in the past.

    •  Demonstrated leadership of a curriculum, teaching and learning environment, leading to the achievement of quality learning outcomes for all students.
    •  Demonstrated strong interpersonal skills and demonstrated capacity to develop and sustain productive relationships within and beyond the school community.
    •  Demonstrated strategic thinking and analytical skills and the ability to use those to influence the educational agenda for state schooling.
    • Demonstrated ability to manage effectively human, financial and physical resources to deliver high quality organisational outcomes.

    A mandatory requirement of this role is: Current full registration, or current provisional registration with eligibility for full registration, as a teacher in Queensland. For more information on registration requirements, please CLICK HERE.

    or current provisional registration with eligibility for full registration, as a teacher in Queensland. For more information on registration requirements, please CLICK HERE.