The Catholic Education Office Ballarat (CEOB) provides governance and support to 64 diverse primary and secondary schools, across western Victoria from the Murray to the Sea. The CEOB partners with schools to promote Catholic identity, deliver quality learning, enable effective stewardship and nurture respectful and trusting relationships with the community.
St Patrick’s Primary School is located in the rural township of Nhill located on the Western Highway, 60km east of the Victoria-SA border. St. Patrick’s is a modern and inviting school with spacious and immaculately groomed grounds. We offer an exceptional education facility, and a diverse curriculum underpinned by strong Catholic values. Our staff members nurture each child’s individual learning and particular talents, assisting children to learn to their full potential.
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 the Catholic Education Office the Principal assumes operational and strategic responsibility for the effective leadership and stewardship of the school.
Rural School Incentives Scheme
For Principals who accept a position in a rural school an additional annual allowance will be paid for the first three years of the appointment. This allowance will be added to the annual gross salary and taxed accordingly.
The successful person will be financially supported to relocate to Nhill up to a mutually agreed amount.