Edmund Rice Education Australia invites expressions of interest from suitably qualified candidates for appointment as:

Head of Campus (Deputy Principal Level)

Geraldton Flexible Learning Centre

Commencing January 2022


About Geraldton Flexible Learning Centre:

The Edmund Rice Education Australia Flexible Schools Network (EREAFSN) is a national initiative of Edmund Rice Education Australia and is recognised as a leading organisation for the provision of education and social inclusion programs for disenfranchised young people.

Geraldton Flexible Learning Centre has been operating since 2010, providing a much-needed alternative option for education in the Midwest region of Western Australia. The Centre offers one of very few options available in regional WA for young people who have been disengaged from mainstream education.

Geraldton Flexible Learning Centre is part of the Oscar Romero Flexible Schools Network under the leadership of a Network Principal. The Head of Campus has delegated responsibility from the Network Principal for the day-to-day management and leadership of the Flexible Learning Centre campus and any outreach services related to that campus. Oscar Romero Flexible Schools operate within EREAFSN and strive to embody the EREAFSN Practice of Common Ground and Operation by Principle. These Principles are Respect, Participation, Safe & Legal, and Honesty.


About the Position:

Edmund Rice Education Australia is seeking to appoint a passionate educator as the Head of Campus at Geraldton Flexible Learning Centre, commencing in January 2022. The Head of Campus provides leadership and supervision to staff and the young people of the campus, working collaboratively with the Network Principal, Network Support Team members and other EREA personnel as required.

This is a unique and exciting opportunity for an individual to take the next step in their leadership journey and to make an impact on the educational experience of vulnerable young people. The role will allow the Head of Campus to reflect, adapt and continually learn from the community, whilst being provided with an array of professional development opportunities.

The successful applicant will be an experienced educational leader with a passion for, and experience in, working with disenfranchised young people of all social, cultural and religious backgrounds.

An Applicant Information Package, outlining the selection criteria and key responsibilities for the position, can be obtained below or by contacting Madison McQuiggan on (03) 9426 3205 or recruitment@erea.edu.au

For further information about the position or Geraldton Flexible Learning Centre, please contact Gerard Keating, Oscar Romero Flexible Schools Network Principal, on 0417 721 890 or gerard.keating@ereafsn.edu.au.


Expressions of interest should be addressed to Dr Craig Wattam, EREA Executive Director, and can be emailed to recruitment@erea.edu.au. Please include a:

*Curriculum Vitae

* Covering Letter, outlining reasons for your interest in and suitability for the position (no more than 2 pages).

Suitably qualified candidates will be notified and invited to provide a written response to criteria.

All applicants will be subject to EREA and legislative screening procedures. These checks are consistent with EREA’s commitment to child protection policies and procedures.




Edmund Rice Education Australia is committed to ensuring the safety, wellbeing and dignity of all children and young people.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.

Edmund Rice Education Australia is an Equal Opportunity Employer.