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White Rock Junior Chess Championships 2020

Date:August 21, 2020

On Thursday 20 August, a record 112 WRJ students from Year 2-6 participated in the WRJ Chess Championship 2020. All


FNQ Interschool Chess Championships Report Rd 2 2020

Date:June 15, 2020

Round 2 of the Far North Queensland Interschool Chess Championships was held on the 12th of June. The wizardry of


FNQ Interschool Chess Championships Report Rd 1 2020

Date:March 5, 2020

Round 1 of the Far North Queensland Interschool Chess Championships was held on 3 March. The Bishop Centre was bursting


Principal’s Welcome Event- 2020

Date:January 6, 2020

Principal Paul Sjogren and the TAS teaching community would like to welcome all TAS parents, new and existing, to join


FNQ Interschool Chess Championships Finals 2019

Date:August 26, 2019

The Far North Queensland Interschool Chess Finals were held in the Bishop Centre 22 August. Dedication, preparation and good sportsmanship


2019 Gala Concert | Friday 30 August

Date:August 5, 2019

No entry fee – all welcome.    


Parents and Staff – Rethinking TikTok

Date:August 18, 2020

Your privacy matters Currently, there are multiple conversations being held around the world as to the safety, security, privacy, addiction


Leo Lin (Year 12) reflects on his recent QUT STEM Internship

Date:July 23, 2020

Recently Grace Belson & Leo Lin (Year 12), were awarded a place in the QUT STEM Research Internship program. 2020.


Principals Blog: Edition 3, 2020

Date:June 15, 2020

Dear TAS community,  Every now and then I receive an email that I feel the need to share, because it


Independent Schools Queensland (ISQ) stance on Year 11 & 12 return to school

Date:April 27, 2020

Independent Schools Queensland (ISQ) have called on the Queensland Government to allow all Year 11 and 12 students to return


Principals Blog: A deeper look at the data – the story of a regional standout

Date:February 17, 2020

We were delighted to see the TAS class of ’19, the last group to ever receive an OP, placed #24


Principals Blog: Edition 1, 2020

Date:February 4, 2020

Dear TAS community, As a Principal, receiving communications such as the one I recently received is one of the role’s


Positions Vacant

Employment opportunities at TAS

TAS advertises employment opportunities locally in The Cairns Post and occasionally in State and National newspapers, as well as on this website.

If you are interested in working at TAS, it is recommended you visit this site regularly for the latest employment opportunities.

General enquiries about vacancies can be sent to hr@tas.qld.edu.au


Head of Senior School

About Trinity Anglican School (TAS)

Founded in 1983, Trinity Anglican School (TAS) is the leading Independent Anglican school in Cairns. With an unrivalled reputation for excellence in FNQ, TAS has a K-12 campus at White Rock and a K-6 campus at Kewarra Beach. This vibrant co-educational school is looking for a bright, self-motivated and energetic Head of Senior School to become part of our team.

Qualifications, experience, licences     

  • Bachelor Degree in Education
  • Extensive experience in a similar role in a School environment
  • Current Queensland College of Teachers (QCT) Registration
  • Desirable – Post Graduate Qualification in Education or Leadership

The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate:

  • excellent communication and collaboration skills in a range of settings.
  • educational leadership to manage change successfully and deliver continuous improvement.
  • experience in leading the Australian Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting Framework
  • a track record of building and mentoring highly effective teams.
  • skills to develop, review and deliver school strategy and operational plans.
  • ability to motivate and engage staff, students and parents to inspire the curious.
  • experience in integrating technology into student learning.
  • experience in implementing Wellbeing policies and programs.
  • experience in leading professional development and performance management of staff.
  • effective management and monitoring of all school administration and operations.
  • a commitment to the strategic business plan and growth and development of the Senior School.

Position Description

For a copy of the position description please emaihr@tas.qld.edu.au.

Working with children suitability checks   

To be successfully employed at TAS a candidate will:

  • be screened via the Anglican School’s National Register
  • hold a Current Queensland College of Teachers (QCT) Registration
  • undertake Child Protection Training

How do I apply?

Please provide the following information to be assessed for this position:

  1. Your current résumé.  
  2. A cover letter telling us how you meet the responsibilities of this position.
  3. All documents must be in Microsoft Word or PDF format.

Applications can be submitted via the SEEK online portal and close 4 September 2020

No Working Holiday or Student Visas accepted, nor applications from Agencies.

The school has the right to fill the position prior to the closure date if the right candidate is found.

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