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

Head of Campus (Deputy Principal Level)

The Centre Education Programme

Kingston, QLD
Commencing January 2022


About The Centre Education Programme:

The Centre Education Programme 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.

The Centre Education Programme offers educational pathways in an inclusive and non-discriminating learning community for approximately 120 young people in years 7 to 12, who have difficulty accessing school for a variety of reasons. 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.

The Centre Education Programme is part of the Xavier Flexible Schools Network under the leadership of a Network Principal. The Xavier Flexible Schools Network is comprised of Inala Flexible Learning Centre, Ipswich Flexible Learning Centre, Townsville Flexible Learning Centre and The Centre Education Programme. All schools within the Xavier 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 Queensland.

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.

Further information about the position can be obtained from Michelle Kinnane, Acting Network Principal, on 0428 123 715 or michelle.kinnane@ereafsn.edu.au.


Expressions of interest can be addressed to Dr Craig Wattam, EREA Executive Director, and 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 full application, including a written response to criteria.

Interviews for this position will take place in August 2021.

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.