Principal – Cedar College

Website Cedar College


For commencement January 2025 or by negotiation


Cedar College is a co-educational Christian school catering to nearly 900 students within a vibrant school community.
The college is situated on a 14-acre property in the growing suburb of Northgate, South Australia, just 9km north-east of the Adelaide CBD.

Established in 1997 as a ministry of CityReach Baptist Church, Cedar College is a distinctly Christian school with a growing reputation for providing a comprehensive education for students from Reception to Year 12.

With the upcoming retirement of inaugural Principal, Mr Peter Thomson, after twenty-seven years of outstanding leadership, the Cedar College Board invites applications from dynamic educational leaders with a strong personal faith, a passion for the gospel, and a commitment to genuine Christian schooling. We are seeking a leader of people who is able to build upon the prevailing strong staff culture of spiritual, professional, and social unity and respect.

The successful applicant will report to the College Board and will have:

  • A mature, personal, gospel focused Christian faith, godly character, and active involvement in an evangelical church;
  • Appropriate tertiary qualifications, evidence of recent professional development, and a thorough knowledge of educational advances at all levels;
  • Ability, commitment and discernment to lead with vision, integrity and wisdom in Christian schooling, and to build community;
  • Highly developed interpersonal and communication skills;
  • An effective, passionate, and innovative approach to education;
  • Strong organisational and managerial skills;
  • Highly developed strategic planning abilities;
  • Analytical and problem solving/conflict resolution skills; and
  • Resilience, energy, and high capacity.

The successful applicant must demonstrate wholehearted agreement with the Purpose, Objectives, Core Beliefs, and Life & Conduct Policy set out in the Cedar Constitution, and a clear commitment to leading the Christ-centred values and ethos of the College. Applicants must comply with all relevant Child Protection requirements and checks.

Applications close – Tuesday, 23 April, 2024

To obtain a candidate information package please contact:

Paul Campey, Partner

Resolve Consulting Group

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