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PRINCIPAL OPPORTUNITY – St Mary’s Primary School Rutherglen

St Mary's School

About the role

St. Mary’s School in Rutherglen is embraced by a friendly, closely connected, and supportive rural community. As a Catholic school, it fosters the spirituality, learning dignity, self-esteem, and integrity of every child to inspire and support them to become the best person they can be.

You will:

  • Be a registered teacher with the Victorian Institute of Teaching (or equivalent).
  • Have leadership experience within a Catholic School.
  • Be committed to the ongoing learner growth of all students in your care and have a demonstrated capacity to lead a strong school improvement agenda.
  • Possess Accreditation to Teach Religious Education or Lead in a Catholic School (or equivalent).
  • Demonstrate exceptional communication and interpersonal skills.

What CES Ltd can offer you:

  • An opportunity to lead an inclusive school with a strong educational philosophy.
  • Support from experienced senior leaders who will offer personalised mentoring and professional development to build upon your leadership skills.
  • A clear system-wide learning agenda with the necessary support to ensure staff and students experience ongoing improvement and growth.
  • With school enrolments of 103 students the classification under the CEMEA 2022 is Primary School Principal Level 2 with a secure 5-year contract.

Rutherglen has something special which will appeal to history enthusiasts, outdoor adventurers, and food lovers alike. Whether you are exploring the charming main street, biking through scenic landscapes, or indulging in local culinary delights, there is a unique experience waiting for everyone

Catholic Education Sandhurst Limited (CES Ltd)

CES Ltd is situated in Central and North Eastern Victoria, home to 58 Catholic schools, colleges and early childhood centres educating 19,750 students in large regional centres and small vibrant townships. We are committed to working in partnership with schools, students and families, providing innovation and excellence in education; inspired by the Catholic story. We feature large regional centres of Bendigo, Wodonga, Wangaratta, Shepparton and Echuca, as well as many smaller vibrant communities where making people feel welcome is a speciality.

Diversity, Inclusion and Child Safety

CES Ltd embrace diversity and social inclusion and encourage people from diverse backgrounds to apply. We are committed to ensuring the safety, wellbeing, and inclusion of all children.

Please ensure your application includes a cover letter, resume and a document addressing the key selection criteria within the Position Description.

Applications close 4.00 pm Friday 5 July 2024.

If you are interested in learning more about Catholic Education Sandhurst or registering for future opportunities please visit our website here.


 Applicant Information Pack

Applications close

5th July 2024


Contact details

PrincipalMr Matthew Attwater
Phone(02) 6032 9284
AddressHigh Street
Rutherglen, 3685