Advertiser: Emmanuel Christian School

Posi­tion avail­able at Emmanuel Chris­t­ian School

Chris­t­ian Schools Tas­ma­nia (CST) is cur­rent­ly seek­ing expres­sions of inter­est from pas­sion­ate, vision­ary and inspir­ing Chris­t­ian edu­ca­tors with excep­tion­al lead­er­ship skills for the role of Prin­ci­pal, Emmanuel Chris­t­ian School, to com­mence Jan­u­ary 2023 or ear­li­er by negotiation.

About this role

Report­ing direct­ly to CST’s Chief Exec­u­tive Offi­cer, the Prin­ci­pal will be respon­si­ble for all aspects of the day-to-day run­ning of an inde­pen­dent co-edu­ca­tion­al K‑10 Chris­t­ian school, locat­ed on Hobart’s beau­ti­ful East­ern Shore. Emmanuel has enrol­ments of 260 stu­dents and a staff of 48

This is an excit­ing oppor­tu­ni­ty to join a large, rep­utable Chris­t­ian organ­i­sa­tion with a her­itage span­ning 60 years, where you can use your expe­ri­ence in, and pas­sion for, Chris­t­ian edu­ca­tion to dri­ve the spir­i­tu­al devel­op­ment and aca­d­e­m­ic out­comes in this won­der­ful school community.

Emmanuel Chris­t­ian School is part of Chris­t­ian Schools Tas­ma­nia. The Asso­ci­a­tion cur­rent­ly owns and oper­ates four schools in South­ern Tasmania.

Chris­t­ian Schools Tasmania

Chris­t­ian Schools Tas­ma­nia is an asso­ci­a­tion of Chris­tians who recog­nise the respon­si­bil­i­ty par­ents have for the edu­ca­tion of chil­dren and the role they play in partnership.

The Mis­sion of Chris­t­ian Schools Tas­ma­nia is To pro­vide the high­est qual­i­ty Christ-cen­tred edu­ca­tion that pre­pares and equips stu­dents for life.”

Chris­t­ian Schools Tas­ma­nia cur­rent­ly oper­ates four schools in south­ern Tas­ma­nia. Each school has a Prin­ci­pal who is respon­si­ble for the edu­ca­tion­al lead­er­ship and man­age­ment of the school.

A Board of Direc­tors, through the CEO, gov­erns the affairs of Chris­t­ian Schools Tas­ma­nia. The Board is com­mit­ted to oper­at­ing in ways that utilise the strengths of being one Asso­ci­a­tion, whilst recog­nis­ing that each school in unique, and is led by the Prin­ci­pal appoint­ed to that school. The Board express­es this com­mit­ment by estab­lish­ing over­ar­ch­ing guide­lines or poli­cies that guide the oper­a­tional lead­er­ship of the Exec­u­tive members.

About you

As the ide­al can­di­date, you will have the fol­low­ing skills and attributes:

  • A high­ly regard­ed ped­a­gog­i­cal leader in a K‑10 school environment.
  • Excep­tion­al com­mu­ni­ca­tion, strate­gic, man­age­ment and admin­is­tra­tion skills.
  • The abil­i­ty to work col­lab­o­ra­tive­ly with a broad range of key stake­hold­ers, includ­ing mem­bers of CST’s Exec­u­tive, Emmanuel’s Senior Lead­er­ship Team, as well as teach­ing and sup­port staff at the school. 
  • A will­ing­ness to under­stand, embrace and nur­ture CST’s core val­ues with an align­ment to the organisation’s State­ment of Faith.
  • A com­mit­ment to pro­mot­ing stu­dents’ spir­i­tu­al and aca­d­e­m­ic growth, well­be­ing and resilience. 
  • A proven track record of build­ing pos­i­tive cul­ture with­in a school community.

A com­pet­i­tive exec­u­tive salary pack­age includ­ing an inter­state relo­ca­tion allowance will be offered to the suc­cess­ful candidate.

Appli­ca­tion Process:

Your application/​expres­sion of inter­est should be sub­mit­ted by email to hr@​cst.​tas.​edu.​au and should include:

1. A cov­er let­ter, out­lin­ing your expe­ri­ence and your moti­va­tion for apply­ing for the role, includ­ing details of your pre­ferred con­tact method, phone or email.

2. Cur­ricu­lum Vitae covering:

  • Full name, home address, con­fi­den­tial email address, mobile and phone con­tact details;
  • Nation­al­i­ty and citizenship;
  • Teacher Reg­is­tra­tion details;
  • Posi­tions held, dates, scope of respon­si­bil­i­ties and key achievements;
  • Qual­i­fi­ca­tions;
  • Any oth­er rel­e­vant infor­ma­tion, such as mem­ber­ships, involve­ment in pro­fes­sion­al com­mu­ni­ty activ­i­ties and organisations. 
  • CST Employ­ment Appli­ca­tion Form, vis­it cst​.tas​.edu​.au/​e​m​p​l​o​yment
  • Cur­ricu­lum Vitae covering:

3. The names and con­tact num­bers of at least four (4) con­fi­den­tial ref­er­ees. These must include:

  • Applicant’s present or pre­vi­ous employ­er (either Prin­ci­pal or Chair of the School Council/​Board);
  • A per­son who is famil­iar with the applicant’s aca­d­e­m­ic and pro­fes­sion­al back­ground and recent experience;
  • A per­son who can author­i­ta­tive­ly com­ment on the applicant’s per­son­al qual­i­ties and capac­i­ty to lead;
  • Prefer­ably a Pas­tor or Min­is­ter of a church or a per­son able to com­ment on the applicant’s Chris­t­ian faith and spir­i­tu­al leadership.

How to Apply

CST will assess appli­ca­tions as they are received, with a view of final­is­ing an appoint­ment by 31st May.

To request addi­tion­al infor­ma­tion, please con­tact CST’s HR Man­ag­er, Angela Legg, on (03) 6224 8300 or email hr@​cst.​tas.​edu.​au

IST is not an employing agency for its member schools, nor does it have any part in the selection and appointment of teachers to positions in Independent Schools. All appointments are handled entirely by the individual school. Schools should contact us to arrange for positions to be advertised on this site.

Posted on 10/03/2022

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