Principals Association of
Victorian Catholic Secondary Schools

Principal Position - Damascus College, Ballarat 2022

Damascus College, Ballarat - Principal Role - Description

Following on from the dedicated and authentic leadership of Mr Matthew Byrne as Principal, and now Mr Chris Grant as Interim Principal, Damascus College are currently seeking a School Principal who will lead them into the next chapter of their faithful and aspirational journey.  The School is first and foremost an inclusive community, and one that prides itself on its connectiveness and creativity, and the development of each student as a whole person.  The next Principal will embrace the school’s history, particularly the rich Mercy and Diocesan traditions, and will align their vision for the school with the five core pillars that inform the Strategic Plan 2021-2025, namely:

·       Faith and Catholic Identity

·       Learning and Leading

·       Wellbeing in Action

·       Community Connection

·       Future and Stewardship

Damascus College is a dynamic, Christ-centred learning community, where each member is valued, and students are inspired and challenged to reach their potential and contribute with confidence to the global community.  The next Principal will build upon these strengths and ensure that the school remains focused upon nurturing relationships and valuing the contribution of each and every member of the community.

For more information about this exciting opportunity, please go to and download the Principal Information and Application Guide which contains a role description and information about how to apply for the position. 

Commencement Date

This position will commence Semester 2 2022 or later by negotiation.

Applications close Monday 4 April 2022. 

Damascus College is committed to the safety, well-being and inclusion of all children and young people. All employees of and volunteers to the College must be committed to providing the highest level of safety and care.