Principal Leader - Mother Teresa Primary, Westmead

Mother Teresa Primary School, Westmead

Commencing: Term 1, 2018
Position status: Permanent/full-time
Application closing date: 28/09/2017


Mother Teresa Primary is a Kindergarten to Year 6 school located in the Westmead parish on the same site as Catherine McAuley and Parramatta Marist High.
Catholic Education Diocese of Parramatta (CEDP) is seeking a dynamic Principal Leader for this contemporary Catholic learning community.
Mother Teresa Primary Westmead is part of the system of schools in the Diocese of Parramatta. The Principal Leader in a Catholic school in the Diocese works collaboratively with teachers, students and families to respond to the needs of learners in today's world. Students have the opportunity to learn from partnerships forged with academics, tertiary institutions, business and community partners. Learning at Mother Teresa Primary is inquiry- based and requires students and staff to be connected locally and globally.


Position Criteria

-A strong commitment to the Catholic faith in practice and lifestyle, witness and modelling

-Support of the Catholic ethos and a proven record of building a Catholic culture within a school community

-A capacity to challenge and lead a school community that gives witness to the Catholic faith and its teaching, aligned with the system's strategic intent

-Four years professional qualification in education and relevant Master's Degree

-A deep understanding of contemporary learning theory and practice

-A clear understanding of an evidence-based approach to school improvement and a demonstrated application of that knowledge in leading school improvement

-Demonstrated success in building high-performing teams and effective relationships across the school community

-Demonstrated knowledge of digital tools as enablers for contemporary learning and teaching

-A capacity to engage in and influence the educational agenda at a school and system level

-The capacity to build strong and effective partnerships with other schools within the Westmead parish

-A willingness to explore and be open to partnerships with local organisations, universities and businesses

The Organisation
CEDP provides quality learning and teaching in a faith-centred environment in its primary and secondary schools and for early learning and out-of-school hours care centres in western Sydney and the Blue Mountains. As one of the largest employers in western Sydney, CEDP's recruitment, selection and appointment processes reflect its purpose and intent: to provide quality Catholic schooling by strengthening the professional lives of staff, and to improve the learning outcomes for each student within a Catholic faith community.

Further Information

Name: Talent & Workforce Team
Phone: 98405715

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You can contact Catholic Education Diocese of Parramatta by email or phone on (02) 9840 5600 weekdays between 8am and 5pm.

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