Deputy Principal + Additional Leadership Role (Closing date extended)

St Luke's School

Principal:  Ms Bernadette Venables


Applications Close: 24/08/2022

Position: Deputy Principal

Type: Ongoing

Hours per Week: Full-time

St Luke's Deputy Principal Information Pack - 12 August.docx


Role Description/Criteria

St Luke’s is a vibrant Catholic learning community enlivened by Scalabrinian and Lukan Traditions.  We strongly believe that education is a gift for life. Our staff are committed to ensuring the best possible learning environment so that our students are empowered to seek truth, make meaning and take hope-filled action for the world.

We are looking for an energetic, creative leader with a passion for working in dialogue with others to make a positive difference in the lives of children.

The successful applicant will demonstrate:

  • a commitment to Catholic education, and an understanding of the leadership role in Catholic education;
  • a commitment to the safety and wellbeing of children;
  • current registration with the Victorian Institute of Teaching;
  • accreditation to teach Religious Education in a Catholic school or be working towards gaining this;
  • a completed Victorian Registration and Qualification Authority Fit and Proper Statutory Declaration;
  • evidence of working towards or attainment of academic qualifications additional to initial teacher education (Master’s degree or five year equivalent); 
  • relevant leadership experience within the last five years in Catholic parish primary schools, or current experience in a role associated with and supporting Catholic parish primary schools;
  • commitment to dialogue, teamwork and the skills to work collaboratively;
  • a passion for working with children, dedicated to supporting their academic, emotional and spiritual growth;
  • highly developed interpersonal and communication skills and an ability to relate positively with others.
  • highly developed organisational and time management skills.
  • a commitment to their own personal, spiritual and professional growth.

The St Luke's community promotes the safety, wellbeing and inclusion of all children.

Application Instructions:

Please download and read the attached information pack before applying for this position.

Applications should include:

  • a cover letter (of no more than 2 pages) outlining your suitability for the position;
  • a response to the selection criteria (of no more than 5 pages);
  • a completed MACS Primary Deputy Principal Application Form (included in the information pack);
  • a completed Victorian Registration and Qualification Authority Fit and Proper Statutory Declaration (included in the information pack); and
  • certified documents as detailed in the application form.

Applications should be emailed to by 5:00pm on the day applications close.


Address: 1A David Street

Phone: 9465 2099


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