Principal – NT Christian College

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NT Christian Schools exists to advance the Christian religion

PRINCIPAL – NT Christian Schools

First Round Applications close June 23, 2024. Applications will be processed upon receipt.

There has never been a better time to apply your educational expertise and professional leadership to a Kingdom cause, helping shape the future of NT Christian College and the delivery of senior education. Northern Territory Christian Schools is promoting a valuable opportunity for you to continue your career while impacting the local community and lives of the staff and students in your care.

Founded on the values and principles of Christian faith, NT Christian College started teaching secondary education over 30 years ago. Our concept of delivery is unique and complex, a standalone in the NT. Delivering online, in-person and remote senior education across Gawa, Alice Springs, Nhulunbuy and three Darwin region schools; Marrara, Palmerston and Sattler. Students are nurtured according to a biblically based school curriculum to build their faith, character and desire to serve while being trained and prepared to enter trades, careers or tertiary institutions. We are preparing the pathways and teaching our students to live life as God intended, offering hope for the world.

On behalf of the School Board and the CEO, we invite you to register your expression of interest now, to join the NT Christian Schools’ network of schools and lead NT Christian College as the Principal from 2025 or earlier as negotiated.


About this role:

The Principal will be a trusted leader who will develop teams, lead initiatives, promote the School’s Action Plan, serve according to the Board’s Strategic Plan, and guide pedagogy according to Christian education and biblical worldview. The Principal will foster relationships and reputation of the College within the local community. The role requires the highest commitment to the Lord, His Word and to Christian Education. Working closely with families and community, the Principal will lead with faith-based values and promote academic excellence. The Principal will serve as part of a cohesive Senior Leadership Team who lead seven schools across the Northern Territory.

NT Christian Schools exists to advance the Christian religion through the provision of education and religious instruction. For the purposes of upholding the Christian ethos of our schools, it is a genuine occupational qualification of this role that applicants be able to teach religious education, lead, and otherwise assist in religious practices and observances and personally adhere to, uphold, and authentically model the religious beliefs of NT Christian Schools.

All employees for NT Christian Schools are to be committed to ensuring child safety, health and wellbeing practices are followed and upheld.  These practices are embedded in NT Christian Schools policy and culture as guided under current legislation.

“At NTCC, we challenge our students and help them to discover who they are as learners, and to discover the passions and gifts God has given them. We then seek to develop them in all aspects of their lives; personally, spiritually, academically, and socially to give them the skills they need to live, work and navigate the challenges of our world. Our multimodal delivery prepares students to find their path, and step into their future.”

Phillip Leslie, CEO, NT Christian Schools

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Opportunity with NT Christian Schools:

·       Six (6) weeks annual leave

·       With NT Christian Schools you are eligible for long service leave after only five (5) years of continuous service as opposed to the standard ten (10)

·       11.5% Super Contribution on top of salary

·       Fifteen (15) days of personal, sick or carers leave and two (2) days discretional leave per year

·       Long Service Leave pro-rata after five (5) years of continuous service (as opposed to ten)

·       Up to eight (8) weeks paid maternity leave for eligible employees in addition to government maternity leave

·       Continued professional development – in-person conferences and online e learning

·       Opportunity to study with the National Institute of Christian Education, funded by NT Christian schools

·       Tuition discounts for your children if they attend an NT Christian Schools school

·       Financial and practical assistance to relocate to the Territory

·       Salary Sacrificing

·       Expected start date as negotiated to allow adequate preparation for the commencement of the 2025 school year

·       Tenure through December 2027


Register your expression of interest on our website using the link or QR code below.

You will be asked to provide your full name, telephone number and email address.

Additional information about Northern Territory Christian Schools and NT Christian College can be found on our website:

Contact Information:

Human Resources

NT Christian Schools


Address: P.O. Box 228, Karama, NT 0813

Ph: +61 8 8920 4355


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Christian Schools Australia

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Have a safe and blessed Christmas!

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