Assistant Principal: Staff - Holy Spirit College

Job No: CER424
Location: Mackay

Holy Spirit College is a Catholic co-educational Years 7-12 college within the Diocese of Rockhampton, with an enrolment in 2022 of over 1100 students. At the heart of all that we do, is a commitment to Catholic values and the provision of a high quality education within an environment that is supportive and caring.

With a vibrant working environment, we provide excellent benefits for staff including professional and career development opportunities that build personal and organisational capability. We celebrate diversity in our workforce and value the knowledge and skills that a diverse range of employees bring to the workplace. Our staff are recognised as being central to achieving our mission and we have an emphasis on caring and supporting teachers in both their vocation in working with students and other aspects of their lives.

What we are looking for:

We welcome applications from established and aspiring leaders for the position of Assistant Principal: Staff. This is a full-time position commencing 16 January 2023.  

The position of Assistant Principal Staff acknowledges the importance of teacher expertise as a strong influence on student learning and wellbeing. The AP: Staff helps establish and sustain a culture of ongoing improvement in all aspects of staff development and wellbeing by fostering the Catholic ethos and identity of Holy Spirit College and integrating their beliefs and values into all facets of school life and learning. This position provides astute leadership for staff, building capability and expertise that results in coherence of vision and decision-making.

For further information about the role, please review the full Position Description here.

Successful applicants will be able to demonstrate:

  • a commitment to the ethos of a Catholic school
  • ability to teach across a variety of subject areas 
  • a commitment to the extra-curricular activities of the College
Mandatory Requirements
  • Relevant tertiary qualifications and current Queensland College of Teachers Registration
  • Australian work rights
What we offer
  • Competitive salary –  salary starting from $135,736 - $142,404 (pending experience)
  • Salary packaging options
  • Superannuation options up to maximum of 12.75%
  • Leadership development opportunities
  • Access to long service leave after 7 years of continuous service (portability of Long Service Leave may also be applicable)
  • Deferred Salary Scheme
  • Corporate health insurance
  • Excellent leave entitlements to suit various situations
  • Induction, professional development and learning opportunities

How to apply

  1. Complete the application questions below
  2. Upload a Cover Letter (addressed the Diocesan Director) and Current Resume
  3. Upload supporting documentation (ie. QCT Registration, marriage certificate, court order, change of name certificate, Birth Certificate, Passport or Visa (if applicable), Teaching statements of service (if applicable), Statements of Competencies/Qualifications/ Academic transcripts, Accreditation to Teach documentation).
  4. Applicants must read, understand and accept, as an explicit term of contract, the requirements of the Statement of Principles for employment in Catholic Schools. 
  5. Applicants must read Accreditation to Teach in a Catholic School as well as Accreditation to Teach Religion in a Catholic School policies
  6. Upload a written response with reference to the Key Characteristics as outlined in the Position Description and A Vision for Christian Leadership in the Diocese of Rockhampton to support your response
Further Information
  • For a confidential conversation please contact Allison Wales, Principal Holy Spirit College, Mackay on 07 4994 8600
  • For further information regarding the remuneration package, please contact Employee Support Services Employment@rok.catholic.edu.au
  • Applications during the shortlisting phase will be kept confidential.

Applications close 9am, Monday 24 October 2022.

Catholic Education is committed to best practice in student protection policies and procedures and is an equal opportunity employer. Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.

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About Us

Catholic Education, Diocese of Rockhampton, is a large, dynamic and growing organisation with a current enrolment of approximately 16,000 students and a staff of approximately 3,400 in Kindergartens, Early Learning Centres, 31 Catholic Primary Schools and 8 Catholic Secondary Colleges. Catholic Education in the Diocese of Rockhampton serves communities from Bundaberg in the south to Mackay in the north and west to Longreach.

With a vibrant working environment, we provide excellent benefits for staff including professional and career development opportunities that build personal and organisational capability. We celebrate diversity in our workforce, and value the knowledge and skills that a diverse range of employees bring to the workplace. Our staff are recognised as being central to achieving our mission and we have an emphasis on caring and supporting teachers in both their vocation in working with students and other aspects of their lives.