St Francis Xavier

Primary School


K-6 Enrol 247

The Catholic Schools Office, Diocese of Lismore and Fr Peter Padsungay are seeking applications from suitably qualified Catholic educators for the position of Assistant Principal, St Francis Xavier Primary School, Woolgoolga for commencement from the beginning of the 2018 school year.   St Francis Xavier Primary School is a ministry of the local Catholic Parish of St Augustine’s and enjoys a strong presences in the local community.

St Francis Xavier Primary School is committed to creating a culture of excellence where every child can learn, improve and succeed in an encouraging and supportive environment.  Our school is positioned alongside the beach, making it a beautiful place to work and learn. 
We are a Christ-centered learning community and strive to enact our mission to Serve Every Learner.  
The school opened in 1994 and serves an expanding population with 247 students currently enrolled.  
Woolgoolga is attractively situated on the Mid North Coast of New South Wales, approximately 550kms north of Sydney and 365kms south of Brisbane.

The town, 15 minutes from Coffs Harbour, is an idyllic holiday location surrounded by rolling forested hills, pristine beaches and agriculture with a diversity of cultural backgrounds locally.  The nearby Yuraygir National Park boasts the longest stretch of undeveloped coastline in NSW, popular for bushwalkers and beachgoers alike.

If you possess the leadership skills required to guide our community and are fully committed to the Catholic faith, we welcome your application.

Information for applicants: 

Applications close: 4:00 pm Friday, 6 October 2017

To apply, please submit your full application (in a single PDF attachment preferred) including an application form, statement addressing the selection criteria, current resume, copies of qualifications and completed referee reports, including Parish Priest reference (referees may submit reports directly) to:

Recruitment Coordinator
PO Box 158 

Child Protection legislation requires preferred applicants to be subject to employment screening

Information for teachers from interstate  
If you are moving to NSW from another Australian state or territory, and you want to work as a teacher in NSW, you will be required to be accredited by the National Education Standards Authority (NESA). Each employer in NSW may have their own employment criteria and you should ensure you are aware of any specific requirements such as tertiary study in specific areas.

Already registered with another Australian teaching body?  
If you hold current full registration from another Australian teacher registration body, your registration may be recognised by NESA.  You will still need to apply for Provisional or Conditional Accreditation in NSW. You can then apply to have your interstate registration recognised through a process called Mutual Recognition.