Principal (re-advertised)

Living Waters Lutheran School - Alice Springs

ALICE SPRINGS, NT


Principal / Head of School

Contract Type: Contract Position Full Time

Applications Close: 20 October 2020


Living Waters Lutheran Primary School is a multicultural Foundation to Year 6 co-educational school of around 300 students located 6kms west of Alice Springs CBD. This is an exciting opportunity for a Lutheran educator to join our vibrant multicultural community and embrace and build on the vision and strong pillars of our Christ-centred learning environment.

<p>Living Waters Lutheran Primary School is a multicultural Foundation to Year 6 co-educational school of around 300 students located 6kms west of Alice Springs CBD. The town of Alice Springs has a current population of around 25,000 and is very multicultural, with the school consisting of more than 20 different cultural groups and differing beliefs. </p><p>Living Waters is committed to providing an inclusive learning environment that values difference, develops leaders of the future and is responsive to community needs. Living Waters is a double stream school with 45 staff whose curriculum provides opportunity for students to explore, discover, imagine, develop, share and grow.  </p><p>The governing council of Living Waters seeks an experienced educator with a collaborative leadership style, who is committed to the Christian faith and incorporates this in the values and behaviours of personal and community life. The ideal candidate will have highly-developed interpersonal and communication skills, experience with leading, promoting and growing a school.  We are seeking a leader who has the natural ability to empower our students and staff, encouraging them to embrace the future with confidence, whilst providing them with a supportive and caring environment to allow learning to be optimised. </p><p>This is an exciting opportunity for a Lutheran educator to join our vibrant multicultural community and embrace and build on the vision and strong pillars of our Christ-centred learning environment. </p><p>A position description and information package are available from: </p><p>Larissa Paynter </p><p>Executive Assistant </p><p>Lutheran Education SA NT &amp; WA </p><p>Ph: 08 8267 8401 </p><p>Email: <a href="http://Larissa.paynter&#64;lesnw.edu.au" rel="nofollow">Larissa.paynter&#64;lesnw.edu.au</a> </p><p><br /></p>
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Application Instructions

<div>Your application/ expression of interest should be submitted by email to John Proeve, Executive Director, Lutheran Education SA NT &amp; WA – <a href="http://john.proeve&#64;lesnw.edu.au" rel="nofollow">john.proeve&#64;lesnw.edu.au</a> by no later than <b>5pm on Tuesday 20 October 2020</b> and should include: </div><div>1. A cover letter, including details of your preferred contact method, phone or email. </div><div>2. A statement (maximum 4 pages) giving evidence of how the Capabilities from Growing deep: Growing Oneself; Engaging the Community; Leading the Team; and Focusing of Outcomes have shaped your ‘work’ – the vocational practices from Growing deep: Strengthening Lutheran Identity; Excellence in teaching and learning; Ongoing improvement and innovation; Community building; and Leading Effective organization and management. </div><div>3. Curriculum Vitae covering: </div><ul><li>Full name, home address, confidential email address, mobile and phone contact details </li><li>Nationality and citizenship </li><li>Teacher Registration details </li><li>Positions held, dates, scope of responsibilities and key achievements </li><li>Qualifications </li><li>Any other relevant information, such as memberships, involvement in professional community activities and organisations. </li></ul><div>4. The names, addresses (postal and email) and contact telephone numbers of at least four (4) confidential referees. These must include: </div><ul><li> Applicant’s present or previous employer (either Principal or Chair of School Council) </li><li>A person who is familiar with the applicant’s academic and professional background and recent experience </li><li>A person who can authoritatively comment on the applicant’s personal qualities and capacity to lead </li><li>Preferably a Pastor of the Lutheran Church of Australia or a person able to comment on the applicant’s spiritual leadership qualities. </li></ul><div>If you would like to discuss any aspect of this position, please contact Mr John Proeve, the Executive Director of Lutheran Schools, SA, NT and WA, on 0427 591 859 or email <a href="http://john.proeve&#64;lesnw.edu.au" rel="nofollow">john.proeve&#64;lesnw.edu.au</a>. </div><div><br /></div>

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