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Assistant Principal


St Francis Xavier
Primary School – Ballina

Co-ed K-6 Enrol 393



The Catholic Schools Office, Diocese of Lismore and Parish Priest, Fr Michael Nilon are seeking applications from suitably qualified Catholic educators for the position of Assistant Principal of St Francis Xavier Primary School, Ballina, for commencement from Term 1, 2018. St Francis Xavier Primary School is a ministry of the local Catholic Parish and enjoys a strong presence in the local community.

St Francis Xavier Catholic Primary School, Ballina is attractively situated on the far north coast of NSW.  We provide a dynamic learning experience for children from Kinder to Year 6 with a current enrolment of around 400 students.  As one of three schools within our parish we proudly witness to our Catholic faith and the traditions of the Presentation sisters who founded our school  We offer contemporary learning environments for our students, rich with dynamic pedagogies, technology and flexible learning spaces. 
Our parish school is strengthened by positive relationships betwen our staff, parents and the wider community.
We seek a results-focused Assist Principal, with excellent organisational and interpersonal skills, who is committed to nurturing a strong relationship between school and parish.   If you have these qualities, and are fully committed to the Catholic faith, we welcome your application.

Information for applicants:

To apply, please submit your full application (single document file) including a current resume, application form, statement addressing the selection criteria and completed referee reports, including Parish Priest (referees may submit reports directly) to:

Recruitment Coordinator
PO Box 158 
Fax: (02) 6622 5703

Applications must be received by: 4:00 pm Thursday, 5 October 2017.

Child protection legislation requires the preferred applicants 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.