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St John the Apostle Parish School

St John the Apostle Parish School, Christies Beach is a co-educational Catholic Reception to Year 6 school located within the Noarlunga-Seaford Parish. It has an enrolment of 247 students.


Position Type
Commence Date
26 Apr 2021
Employment Status
Fixed Term
FTE/Hours per week
Full Time

Role Details

It is expected that the Principal, as a leader in faith and religious education, as a leader of learning, as a community leader and as one responsible for the smooth operation of the school's resources, will work with the leadership team, staff and students, parent groups, parish priest and parish personnel, to ensure excellent teaching and learning in a faith-centered environment.

The Principal will make a significant contribution at school and system levels, leading a school development and improvement strategy benchmarked against the CESA Living Learning Leading Framework and Standard and within the context of CESA’s Strategy for Leading Catholic Education to New Levels of Excellence.

It is expected that the successful applicant will be/have:

  • a Catholic who is an active member of a Catholic Sunday Eucharistic community;
  • an understanding of the public commitment to Church leadership required of a school leader;
  • successful experience in senior leadership in Catholic education;
  • high level interpersonal skills, including communication and conflict resolution skills;
  • high level ability in the application of contemporary learning theory and its implications for teaching and learning in a primary setting;
  • proven administrative ability, including responsible financial management.

Potential applicants are asked to email recruitment to obtain additional information including selection criteria.


Additional Information

Catholic Education in South Australia operates within the Archdiocese of Adelaide the Diocese of Port Pirie to meet the needs of families who choose an education based on Christian principles in the Catholic tradition.

The successful candidate will be expected to undergo our screening process.

Catholic Education SA is committed to providing a child safe and child friendly environment. Catholic Education SA is an equal opportunity employer and encourages Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples to apply.

How to Apply

Please refer to the Information Package available from Recruitment. Your application will need to be emailed to the contact below:
Direct Applications To
The Director of Catholic Education – (Dr Neil McGoran)
Attention Of
Senior Advisor: Leadership and Workforce Development - (Leonie De Garis)
8301 6628
Close Date
9am Tuesday 2 Mar 2021

It is required that an Application Declaration Form be completed and submitted with your application.

Further information about this role can be found in the PID below. 

Position Information Document
14 Winnerah Road , Christies Beach SA 5162
8382 2064
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