29 May, 2019

Principal - Covenant Christian School

  • Christian Education National
  • Belrose NSW, Australia
Full time Education & Training

Job Description

Commencement January 2020
Covenant Christian School

The mission of Covenant Christian School is to assist parents in the nurture of their children, by providing a Christ-centred, Biblically grounded, culturally engaging, and academically rigorous education to equip children to live for God’s glory. We are a preschool to year 12 non-denominational Christian school on the Northern Beaches of Sydney. Over 150 Christian staff serve more than 920 students from 550 families who attend over 130 different churches. Last year we marked our 40th anniversary with prayerful commitment to the vision of our founders to faithfully serve in God's plan to restore all things under the Lordship of Jesus Christ.

Applications are invited for the position of Principal, reporting to the Board. The successful applicant will be:

Christian commitment and character
A godly Christian with a mature and growing faith in Jesus Christ who actively serves in a Protestant, Bible believing church, gives priority to regularly gathering with God’s people around His Word, is committed to Bible study in the home and church and holds to Reformed Evangelical theology.

Christian education
A passionate advocate and supporter of the philosophy and distinctives of Christian education in a school governed by a Board appointed by an Association of like-minded parents. The successful applicant will display a wholehearted commitment to ensuring staff alignment to the vision and mission of the school.

Covenant Christian School’s distinctives
Committed to the school’s vision and mission and subscribes to its Summary Statement of Belief and Educational Creed. In partnership with the Board, the Principal will strategically pursue and strengthen all five elements of the school’s mission without compromise that can lead to mission drift.

Educational excellence
An industry respected practitioner with excellent educational qualifications, teaching skills, knowledge of curriculum and pedagogy, and ongoing professional development.

Leadership skills and experience
A humble leader with demonstrated skills and experience in an educational setting in:

  • A senior management role, preferably as a Principal or acting Principal in a Christian school
  • Administration, compliance, financial oversight and management including oversight of teams
  • The development and implementation of strategic planning, a shared school culture and curriculum design
  • Biblically grounded pastoral care and conflict resolution, effective communication and strong interpersonal skills
  • Holistic staff development including growth through performance appraisals, maturity in faith and theology.

Contact melinda.storm@cen.edu.au to request a Principal Application Pack.

Applications close 12 June 2019 and should be sent to Melinda Storm, the CEN Consultancies Administrator: melinda.storm@cen.edu.au

Closing Date

12 June 2019

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