Principal - Rochedale State School

$154,828 - $162,518 weekly
  • Queensland Government - Department of Education
  • Brisbane QLD, Australia
  • 17 Nov, 2021
Full time - Fixed Term Principal

Job Description

An exciting opportunity for a fixed-term temporary Principal has become available at Rochedale State School, commencing 20/01/2022. As the Principal of Rochedale 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. The Principal has a major influence on developing the quality of teaching and learning and nurturing positive relationships between students, teachers and stakeholders.


Position status Fixed Term Temporary
Position type Full-time
Occupational group Education & Training
Classification Stream3/Level 6
Workplace Location Brisbane - South
Job ad reference QLD/MER395771/21T
Closing date 30-Nov-2021
Yearly salary $154828 - $162518
Fortnightly salary $5934.50 - $6229.30
Job duration 20/01/22 to 9/12/22 unless otherwise determined
Contact person Tony Maksoud
Contact details (07) 3028 8070

About Rochedale State School

Rochedale State School is proudly an International Baccalaureate (IB) World School. We deliver the internationally recognised IB Primary Years Program (PYP) which is an inquiry based framework and child centred. Our school is located on the out skirts of southern Brisbane, in a semi-rural setting, catering for approximately 970 students. 

Your 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 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

30 Nov, 2021