Principal Opportunity – St Mary’s Parish Primary School, Ararat
DOBCEL Management partners with schools of the diocese to promote Catholic identity, deliver quality learning, enable effective stewardship and nurture respectful and trusting relationships with the community. Catholic schools in the Diocese of Ballarat hold the care, safety and well-being of children and young people as a central and fundamental responsibility.
St Mary’s Parish Primary School is a Catholic co-educational school in the rural town of Ararat which is situated in the Western District of Victoria. The majority of the 155 students live in Ararat and the remainder from the rural areas surrounding Ararat. St Mary’s has a highly skilled community of staff and teachers with a reputation for effectively supporting students and nurturing those with diverse learning needs. Inspired by Christ and the Catholic tradition, the school provides a welcoming environment for young people to develop holistically.
Principal – St Mary’s Parish Primary School, Ararat
The Principal models faith in action and inspires the school community to enact a shared vision that focuses on high-quality education for all students. The Principal leads the school community by personal and professional example to ensure the school:
is recognised as an authentic Catholic school which promotes Gospel values and nurtures spiritual development
delivers a contemporary, high quality, and evidence-based learning experience for students
achieves a high standard of academic success
is collaborative and continuously develops and supports staff
is a learning community
Working in partnership with DOBCEL, the Principal assumes operational and strategic responsibility for the effective leadership and stewardship of the school.
The successful person will be financially supported to relocate to the Ararat up to a mutually agreed amount.