Principal - Crestmead State School

$163,904 - $172,165 yearly
  • Queensland Government - Department of Education
  • Logan, Beaudesert QLD, Australia
  • 15 Oct, 2021
Full time - Permanent Principal

Job Description

We are looking for someone who is passionate about delivering the vision of State Schools Division, improving the educational outcomes of students in the school and develop the quality of teaching and learning. This will be achieved by nurturing positive relationships between students, teachers, the community and stakeholders.

Position status Permanent
Position type Full-time
Occupational group Education & Training
Classification Stream3/Level 7
Workplace Location Logan - Beaudesert
Job ad reference QLD/SER390466/21P
Closing date 27-Oct-2021
Yearly salary $163904 - $172165
Fortnightly salary $6282.40 - $6599.10
Job duration  
Contact person Terry Cornish
Contact details 0455 085 046

About the School:

We are very proud of our school, and sincerely hope you have a valuable and rewarding association with the Crestmead State School community.  We are a very large and popular school so enrolment places are always filling fast.

At Crestmead State School, we work in partnership with parents, carers and family members to teach and help every child, every day to be their best. Research has found that parental involvement in learning, particularly parent aspirations for their child's learning, has an above average effect on student learning progress. (Hattie, 2010).

We have high expectations in all aspects of uniform, behaviour and academic progression. We believe in fair, firm and consistent discipline that ensures that the teaching and learning process is not compromised. In return, we ask that students identify themselves by their uniform and positive behaviour as proud students of Crestmead State 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 (maximum 3 pages) 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 both key capabilities 1 and 2 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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School Type


Job Closing Date

27 Oct, 2021