Head of Campus (Deputy Principal Level)

St Mary’s Flexible Learning Centre

St Marys, NSW

Commencing January 2022

About St Mary’s Flexible Learning Centre:

St Mary’s Flexible Learning Centre (FLC) is a part of the Edmund Rice Education Australia Flexible Schools Network (EREAFSN), a national initiative of Edmund Rice Education Australia (EREA) that is recognised as being a leading organisation for the provision of education and social inclusion programs for disenfranchised young people.

St Mary’s FLC offers educational pathways in an inclusive and non-discriminating learning community for approximately X young people, who have chosen this as the best path for them to achieve their goals. The purpose of the organisation is to empower young people to liberate themselves from their circumstances through positive educational experiences that build skills, knowledge, meaningful relationships and self-efficacy.

St Mary’s FLC is part of the Eastern Flexible Schools Network under the leadership of a Network Principal. The Eastern Flexible Schools Network is comprised of St Mary’s Flexible Learning Centre, Wollongong Flexible Learning Centre, Newcastle Flexible Learning Centre and Pambula Beach Flexible Learning Centre. All schools within the Eastern Flexible Schools Network strive to embody the EREAFSN Practice of Common Ground and Operation by Principle. These Principles are Respect, Participation, Safe & Legal, and Honesty.


About the Role:

Reporting directly to the Network Principal, the Head of Campus has delegated responsibility from the Network Principal for the day-to-day management and leadership of the school campus and any outreach services related to that campus. 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 an exciting opportunity for an experienced educator to take the next step in their leadership journey. The Head of Campus role will develop even the most experienced educator and allow the individual to make a significant impact on the educational experience of vulnerable young people in NSW.

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 St Mary’s FLC, please visit www.ereafsn.edu.au. For further information about the position, please contact Ivan Mahoney,  Network Principal, on 0409 955 001 or ivan.mahoney@ereafsn.edu.au.


How to Apply:

Expressions of interest can be addressed to Dr Craig Wattam, EREA Executive Director, and emailed to recruitment@erea.edu.au. Please include a Covering Letter, outlining reasons for your interest in and suitability for the position (no more than 2 pages) and CV.

Suitably qualified candidates will be notified and invited to provide a full application, including 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.

Evidence of a valid Working with Children Check and compliance with the Public Health (COVID-19 Vaccination of Education and Care Workers) Order 2021 are a condition of employment.




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.