School Principal

School Principal

School Principals plan, organise, direct, control and coordinate the educational and administrative aspects of primary, middle or intermediate, and secondary schools including physical and human resources. 

School Principal

Job Demand: Medium

Average weekly wage: $2,000

Where you could work:

Government Schools - Helensvale SHS, Elanora SHS, Southport SHS

Independent or Catholic Schools - Emmanuel College, St Hildas, Marymount College

School Principals do the following tasks:

  • determining educational programs based on curricula set by educational authorities
  • implementing systems and procedures to monitor school performance and student enrolments
  • directing administrative and clerical activities concerning student admissions and educational services
  • preparing school budgets and maintaining budgetary controls
  • promoting the educational program, and representing schools in the wider community
  • supervising the maintenance of school facilities
  • enforcing a disciplinary code to create a safe and conducive environment for students and teachers
  • organising and implementing methods of raising additional funds in conjunction with parent groups
  • controlling selection, training and supervision of staff
  • may teach students
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