Principal (Level 6) - Mossman State High School

$167,174 - $170,130 yearly
  • Queensland Government - Department of Education
  • Mossman QLD, Australia
  • 02 Aug, 2022
Full time - Permanent Principal

Job Description

An exciting opportunity exists for a skilled and experienced educational leader to join our leadership team at Mossman State High School. The successful applicant will be committed to developing the quality of teaching and learning, improving the educational outcomes of all students and nurturing positive relationships between students, teachers, community and stakeholders.

Position status Permanent
Position type Full-time
Occupational group Education & Training
Classification Stream3/Level 6
Workplace Location Far North Qld
Job ad reference QLD/FNR434914/22P
Closing date 15-Aug-2022
Yearly salary $167174 - $170130
Fortnightly salary $6407.80 - $6521.10
Job duration  
Contact person Kate MacDonald
Contact details (07) 4036 5041

Welcome to Mossman State High School

We are a vibrant and exciting school, where our students strive to continually develop their knowledge and skills, allowing them to contribute in a positive way to our community and society as a whole. As a school of the future, pursuit of excellence is the primary goal of our dedicated and professional teaching team.

We are very proud of our extensive academic curriculum that provides students with many opportunities to achieve success and to excel. We also provide a wide range of vocational education and training opportunities that allow students to gain qualifications to enter the workforce. In addition our school has an outstanding range of extra curricula activities that keep students motivated and challenged. We have a strong tradition of excellence in teaching and caring for our students. Our school community and the wider community has a strong sense of pride in our school and our students. We have high expectations our students and reinforce traditional values based on respect for self and other.

Explore our website to learn more about Mossman State High School

About the role

As the Principal, Head of School, Head of Campus 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.

For a full list of mandatory requirements please see the attached role description.

Interested? To apply:

  • Attach a maximum 3 page resume including contact details for 2 referees (one of whom should be your current supervisor)
  • Attach a maximum 2 page written response outlining your suitability for the role referring to the key capabilities identified 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

15 Aug, 2022