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Are you an experienced Catholic leader? Make a significant contribution to the education community as Principal, Mater Dei Primary School, Wagga Wagga

  • Commence January 2024
  • Two stream Catholic Primary school with enrolments of 375 students
  • Outstanding emerging leaders and experienced Principals encouraged to apply

Catholic Diocese of Wagga Wagga are seeking an innovative and experienced Catholic educator with a collaborative leadership style for the role of Principal, Mater Dei Primary School, Wagga Wagga. The successful Principal will be one who is committed to the Catholic faith and incorporates this in the values and behaviours of personal and community life. 

About Mater Dei

Mater Dei Primary School is a two-stream school located in the Wagga Wagga suburb of Lake Albert. The school is one of two Catholic primary schools within Sacred Heart Parish Kooringal.

Mater Dei Primary School, with a current enrolment of 375 students, was established in 1990 in response to the increased demands for enrolments within the Sacred Heart Parish Kooringal. 

In 2021, the school acknowledged 30 years of providing quality Catholic education for families. Mater Dei aims to educate and support each student in their academic, spiritual, social and physical development in an inclusive and welcoming environment. Students develop skills for lifelong learning and become globally aware citizens, able to think critically and creatively. Mater Dei has a culture of collaboration and striving for excellence.

Your new role

To commence in 2024, the opportunity at Mater Dei Primary School presents as one ideal for both outstanding emerging leaders as well as experienced Principals eager for a regional NSW tree-change. 
As Faith Leader, the Catholic School Principal models faith in action, leading the school community to enact a shared vision that focuses on the provision of a high-quality Catholic education for all students.  

What we can offer
  • Salary in accordance with Enrolment Band 3 (301-450 students) of the NSW and ACT Catholic Systemic Schools Principals Enterprise Agreement 2020
  • Relocation incentive and annual retention bonuses
  • Access to Salary Packaging
  • Access to our Employee Assistance Program
  • Principal Workplace Coaching Program
  • 5 years full-time contract with the option of an additional 3 years subject to ongoing successful Performance Reviews.

What is next?

Catholic Education Diocese of Wagga Wagga has engaged anzuk Executive to support the search process for this position.

If you are interested in this position, would like further information or wish to request an Applicant Information Pack, please contact Mitch Jones from anzuk Executive:  

A further conversation with Prue Horan, Deputy Director - CEDWW can be organised upon request.

Application Instructions:

Please contact Mitch Jones from anzuk Executive to request an Applicant Information Pack which will outline the formal application process.

Expressions of interest close on Friday 2nd June at 5:00pm AEST.

CEDWW reserves the right to interview and appoint at any stage during the search process.

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