Principal - Blackall State School (P-12)

$131,445 - $138,016 yearly
  • Queensland Government - Department of Education
  • Blackall QLD, Australia
  • 15 Oct, 2021
Full time - Fixed Term Principal

Job Description

Blackall State School (P-12) are now accepting applications for a highly motivated, dedicated and innovative Principal to join their leadership team on a temporary, full-time basis for the 2022 school year.

Position status Fixed Term Temporary
Position type Full-time
Occupational group Education & Training
Classification Stream3/Level 3
Workplace Location Central West Qld
Job ad reference QLD/CQR388437/21T
Closing date 28-Oct-2021
Yearly salary $131445 - $138016
Fortnightly salary $5038.30 - $5290.10
Job duration Until 02 December 2022 unless otherwise determined
Contact person Angela Collins
Contact details 0457 506 368

About the school

Blackall State School is a Prep-12 state school with a purpose to promote the academic, cultural, physical and social development of each child. Students are encouraged and taught to become self-motivated learners who can work independently, co-operatively and happily to gain the skills they need to make choices about their lives, now, and in the future. At Blackall State School, we place an emphasis on individuals and on achievement and give students many opportunities, and encourage them to take full advantage of what is offered. 

Your role

As the Principal you will have responsibility for, but not limited to 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.

For a full list of the requirements for this position, please refer to the attached 'Role Description'.

Challenges of the role

  • Living and leading in a remote community (housing and removal and transfer costs will be available to the successful applicant)
  • Supporting students to successfully transition into school at any year level
  • Co-development and implementation of P-12 Australian Curriculum that is relevant to the age and diverse needs of the learner
  • Supporting and developing the capability of early career teachers and being adaptable and responsive to high turnover of staff

Key to your success will be your ability to:

  • Model and lead an expectation that every teacher can teach and every student can learn
  • Demonstrate leadership of curriculum, teaching and learning that is transferable to a K-12 context
  • Capacity to lead inclusive practices in a K-12 context
  • Ability to develop and sustain positive community relationships
  • Ability to actively participate and collaborate in a Principals' PLC both face to face and via virtual platforms
  • Ability to lead and implement strategic planning processes

 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 current resume (maximum 3 page) 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 under the ‘How you will be assessed' section in the attached role description.

Please note applications close 11:59pm, Thursday 28 October 2021.

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

28 Oct, 2021