EOI Principal - Mount Isa School of the Air

$138,325 - $145,316 yearly
  • Queensland Government - Department of Education
  • Mount Isa QLD, Australia
  • 21 Jul, 2021
Full time - Fixed Term Principal

Job Description

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a passionate and dedicated educator to join the leadership team as Principal. As the Principal, you will play a vital role in delivering the vision of the department. The leadership of principals is critical to improving the educational outcomes of students in their schools and develop the quality of teaching and learning. You will achieve this by nurturing positive relationships between students, teachers, the community and stakeholders.

Position status Fixed Term Temporary
Position Type Full-time
Occupational group Education & Training
Classification Stream3/Level 4
Workplace Location North West Qld
Job ad reference QLD/NQR380367/21E
Closing date 27-Jul-2021
Yearly salary $138325 - $145316
Fortnightly salary $5302.00 - $5569.90
Job duration Until 03 December, 2021 unless otherwise determined
Contact person Lesley Pecchiar
Contact details 0477 767 259

This temporary vacancy is open to Expressions of Interest and accordingly any appointment (and extension to this appointment) will not extend beyond 12 months.

Please note the commencement date may be negotiated with the successful candidate.

About the School:
Mount Isa School of the Air is a government co-educational eKindy - Year 10 school servicing the needs of isolated students in North West Queensland and beyond. Our school has two significant underlying values and they are 'Excellence in Education in the Outback' and 'We are a school of families'. Students work with the Australian National Curriculum in the key learning areas to ensure national standards are maintained. Other focus areas within our program are literacy and numeracy skills across all subjects, social and emotional wellbeing and digital capabilities. Given that our school community extends across one quarter of Queensland, we have a wonderfully supportive, caring and active school community. There is strong cohesion in relationships between staff, parents, home tutors/governesses and students, which reflects solidly in our school opinion surveys and is a key strength of our school.

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 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.
  • 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. For more information please CLICK HERE.
  • Teachers working in Education and Care Services (including State Delivered Kindergarten programs) require an exemption card issued by Blue Card Services. For more information please CLICK HERE.

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 1 page written response outlining your suitability for the role referring to the key capabilities 1 & 2 only under “How you will be assessed” section in the attached role description.

Applicants need to be current Queensland Government employee to be eligible to apply.

Applications from recruitment agencies will not be accepted.


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School Type


Job Closing Date

27 Jul, 2021