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“I believe that school leaders have a powerful influence in leading change and creating a stimulating and positive learning community with teachers being the critical factor in student success.”

Jane Rowlands

Principal, Floreat Park Primary School 

Jane has experience in leading change and creating vibrant learning communities for students. Recently appointed as principal of Floreat Park Primary School, her focus is on enhancing teaching and learning practices, school processes and procedures, and community partnerships. 

In her previous role as Principal Advisor for Literacy and Numeracy in Statewide Services, Jane contributed to reform across the system by providing high level leadership to principals to develop greater capacity to lead change and implement whole-school approaches in literacy and numeracy.

Her leadership style is strategic, flexible, influential, empowering and collaborative. She creates and nurtures positive school cultures, empowered staff and proactive community relationships.

As an instructional leader with a clear understanding of what good contemporary teaching looks like, she works with teachers to develop high quality classroom practice, sustained by a strong performance and development culture and whole-school commitment to evidenced based best practice.

Jane was principal of Kapinara Primary School for 11 years and is an active member of her network.