• Carmel School
  • 123 Cresswell Road, Yokine WA, Australia
  • 08 Feb, 2021
Full time - Fixed Term Management – Schools Principal

Job Description

We are currently seeking an exceptional leader for the exciting opportunity of Principal at Carmel School, one of Perth’s highest performing independent Schools.

  • Play a significant educational and leadership role
  • Join one of the top performing K-12 schools in WA
  • Shape strategic development of the school
  • Attractive remuneration and benefits package
  • Equal consideration will be given to candidates of Jewish and non-Jewish backgrounds.

About the role

Working closely with the Board, the Principal will play a pivotal role in the leadership and day-to-day management of Carmel school. Core responsibilities include:

  • Leadership, people management, legal compliance and risk management
  • Directing a rigorous teaching and learning program
  • Fostering a vibrant school community
  • Developing short, medium, and long-term strategies for school development
  • Nurturing productive relationships with the school and wider community

Skills, experience and background

You will be suitably qualified and have an established track record of outstanding educational and values-led leadership. You will have a broad variety of interests, great energy, and be someone who exhibits integrity, honesty and fairness at all times. All candidates who meet this criteria, regardless of faith background, are encouraged to apply.

About Carmel School

Carmel School, located in Dianella Perth, is one of the leading independent schools in Western Australia. Founded 62 years ago, the School has developed an enviable reputation based around the School motto of “Faith and Knowledge” which underlies the core philosophy both educationally and as a community school. Carmel is the only Jewish Day School in Perth, offering programs from Kindergarten to Year 12. The School is on a sound financial footing and situated on two adjacent campuses separated by sporting facilities.

Benefits and culture

People enjoy working at Carmel because of its:

  • Friendly, supportive and community focused environment
  • Emphasis placed by students and their families on academic excellence
  • Rich, vibrant and diverse Jewish character

An attractive package of remuneration, benefits and conditions will be negotiated with the successful applicant. Reasonable relocation expenses will be paid for the candidate and his/her family to move to Perth.

How to apply
For a detailed information pack, including the specific role requirements and how to apply for this outstanding opportunity, please contact the Board Vice President on . All applications must be sent via the email address provided.


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Job Closing Date

03 Mar, 2021