Principal - Wynnum State School

$154,828 - $162,518 yearly
  • Queensland Government - Department of Education
  • Brisbane QLD, Australia
  • 14 Jul, 2021
Full time - Permanent Principal

Job Description

An exciting opportunity exists for a dedicated and passionate individual to join the team as Principal. As the Principal of Wynnum State School, you will play a vital role in delivering the vision of the department. The leadership role of Principal is critical to improving the educational outcomes of students in their schools and has a major influence on developing the quality of teaching and learning and nurturing positive relationships between students, teachers and stakeholders. This role is Permanent Full-Time commencing Tuesday, 05 October 2021.

Position status: Permanent
Position type: Full-time
Occupational group: Education & Training
Classification: Stream3/Level 6
Workplace Location: Brisbane - South
Job ad reference: QLD/MER379748/21P
Closing date: 27-Jul-2021
Yearly salary: $154828 - $162518
Fortnightly salary: $5934.50 - $6229.30
Job duration:
Contact person: Samantha Donovan
Contact details: (07) 3055 2623
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About the School:

Wynnum State School's Statement of Purpose is to achieve the best outcomes for every student in the school. The vision is to enable active and intelligent citizens for a sustainable future - Believe, Achieve, Succeed. To enable students to be intelligent, healthy, informed, creative, democratic and eco-citizens, the Habits of Mind have become the enabler. The Habits of Mind are not in order of importance or dominance or used in isolation but rather are drawn together as clusters of habits in various situations. Staff members at Wynnum State School are invigorated, challenged, professional, engaged and empowered. The learning environment is one of enduring change and evolution. Within this environment, the curriculum, teaching and learning focus is of high expectations including that every individual can be a keen learner and has a positive role to play in achieving the shared vision of the school community - to Believe, Achieve and Succeed.

About the Role:

As the Principal you will have responsibility for the following:

  • Lead the school community to develop, articulate and commit to a shared educational vision focused 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.
  • Active participants in life long learning and ongoing professional development.
  • Form partnerships with parents, other government agencies, community groups, industry and business.
  • Futures oriented and strategic.
  • Understand the legislation and policies that impact on schooling.
  • Manage resources to achieve goals.

A mandatory requirement of this role is:

  • Current full registration or current provisional registration with eligibility for full registration, as a teacher in Queensland. 
  • Teachers working in Education and Care Services (including State Delivered Kindergarten programs) require an exemption card issued by Blue Card Services. 

To apply please attach the following:

  • A brief resume including contact details for 2 referees (one of whom should be your current supervisor)
  • A maximum 2 page written response outlining your suitability for the role referring to the key capabilities under the ‘How you will be assessed' section in the attached role description.

Applications remain current for 12 months from the closing date and may be considered for appointment to identical or similar vacancies within the Department. Applications from recruitment agencies will not be accepted.


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Job Closing Date

27 Jul, 2021