Lutheran School Wagga Wagga


Principal / Head of School

Contract Type: Contract Position Full Time

Applications Close: 10 July 2020

Lutheran School Wagga Wagga is a co-educational K-6 School with a strong focus on students reaching their potential in a Christ-centred environment. The current enrolment is 356 students across 14 classes. In an increasingly competitive schooling environment, it has an excellent reputation for learning results. Lutheran School Wagga Wagga was established in 1982 by the Bethlehem Lutheran Church in Wagga Wagga to provide a mission avenue for the church while at the same time providing excellence in education. It continues to foster a strong relationship with the congregation. The Lutheran School Wagga Wagga Board invites application from suitably qualified candidates for the important educational leadership position of Principal, commencing 2021. As Principal you will lead the school community in developing and shaping a shared vision on providing quality educational experiences and learning outcomes for all students while nurturing positive relationships between students, teachers and key stakeholders. The successful applicant will be an experienced leader with a proven record in education, commitment to excellence in Christian co-education, and an active communicant member of the Lutheran Church of Australia. Applicants should contact for a detailed information package, which includes a Position Description, Key Selection Criteria, and the procedure involved to apply for this position.

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<b>Mandatory criteria</b><div>The successful applicant must: </div><div>1. Be an active communicant member of a congregation of the Lutheran Church of Australia; </div><div>2. Be accredited to lead a Lutheran School as outlined by Lutheran Education Australia policy; </div><div>3. Have proven senior experience in teaching, educational leadership and administration; </div><div>4. Hold or be eligible for teacher registration in New South Wales.  </div><div></div><div> </div><div><br /></div><div><b>Key Selection Criteria</b>(must be specifically addressed in the written application).  </div><div>1. Demonstrated commitment and ability to lead and nurture a Christian school in the Lutheran tradition as evidenced by personal faith, regular worship, and concern for students, staff, parents, volunteers and friends of the School. </div><div>2. Effective leadership experience, with evidence of superior and effective interpersonal and communication skills which would engage the school and wider communities. </div><div>3. Ability to think strategically and plan and lead a complex School effectively with a proven capacity to work collegially with governance and senior leadership. </div><div>4. Commitment to quality education, with clear evidence of facilitating effective teaching and learning. </div><div>5. Ability to lead and oversee the financial sustainability of the School. </div><div>Check advertisement content</div><div><br /></div><div>Julian Denholm </div><div>Executive Director </div><div>Lutheran Education VIC NSW &amp; TAS </div><div>Email: Julian.denholm&#64; </div><div>Mobile: 0447 322 003 </div><div><br /></div>