Following the announcement of the retirement of Paul Flanders, the Executive Director of Edmund Rice Education Australia invites expressions of interest from suitably qualified women and men for appointment as:

Network Principal

Marlene Moore Flexible Schools Network, Brisbane, QLD

Starting Date:  January 2021

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

The Network Principal will have leadership responsibility for a number of registered schools (Flexible Learning Centres) operating within the Marlene Moore Flexible Schools Network (FSN) and will be one of a number of Network Principals across Australia. Schools in the Marlene Moore FSN network are Deception Bay FLC, Hemmant FLC, Noosa FLC, Gympie FLC, and a planned FLC at Woodstock. Each school strives to embody the EREAFSN principles of Respect, Participation, Safe & Legal, and Honesty.

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.

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.

An Application Form and Information Package outlining the selection criteria and key responsibilities for the position can be obtained from the links shown below this advertisement; or by contacting Susan Neilson on (03) 9426 3205 or email:

Further information can be obtained from Bryan Rodgers, EREA National Manager Human Resources on (03) 9426 3217 or email


Applications to be emailed to The Executive Director at


Applications close at 4.00pm on Wednesday, 23 September 2020.



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.