134311 School Principal

ANZSCO Occupation Code: 
134311
ANZSCO Occupation Name: 
School Principal
Skill Assessing Authority: 
Medium and Long-term Strategic Skills List: 
No
Short-term Skilled Occupation List: 
Yes
Regional Sponsored Migration Scheme: 
Yes
LMT Protected Occupation: 
No
ANZSCO Occupation Description: 

134311 SCHOOL PRINCIPAL

Alternative Title:
Headmaster/mistress

Plans, organises, directs, controls and coordinates the educational and administrative aspects of primary, middle or intermediate and secondary schools including physical and human resources. Registration or licensing is required.
Skill Level: 1
Specialisations:
Middle or Intermediate School Principal
Primary School Principal
Secondary School Principal

ANZSCO Skill Level: 
1

1343 School Principals

ANZSCO Unit Group Code: 
1343
ANZSCO Unit Group Name: 
School Principals
ANZSCO Unit Group Description: 

1343 SCHOOL PRINCIPALS

SCHOOL PRINCIPALS plan, organise, direct, control and coordinate the educational and administrative aspects of primary, middle or intermediate, and secondary schools including physical and human resources.
Indicative Skill Level:
In Australia and New Zealand:
Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher qualification and at least five years of relevant experience (ANZSCO Skill Level 1).

Registration or licensing is required.
Tasks Include:

determining educational programs based on curricula set by educational authorities
implementing systems and procedures to monitor school performance and student enrolments
directing administrative and clerical activities concerning student admissions and educational services
preparing school budgets and maintaining budgetary controls
promoting the educational program, and representing schools in the wider community
supervising the maintenance of school facilities
enforcing a disciplinary code to create a safe and conducive environment for students and teachers
organising and implementing methods of raising additional funds in conjunction with parent groups
controlling selection, training and supervision of staff
may teach students

Avg. weekly earnings - males (May 2012): 
2 373.60
Avg. weekly earnings - females (May 2012): 
2 120.00
Avg. weekly earnings - persons (May 2012): 
2 174.50