Chief People Officer - Fisher Leadership
Close Date: 08/03/2024
REF: BLCcpo0224
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Chief People Officer

Close Date: 08/03/2024
REF: BLCcpo0224
  • Critical role within a high-performing school
  • Significant senior executive leadership position
  • Expertise and experience across the complete HR portfolio


The Position

Ballarat Clarendon College is one of the most consistently high-performing, non-selective, independent schools in Australia. Its focus on academic excellence is supported by an equal focus on wellbeing to nurture and develop each student to maximise their competence, skills and capacity, ensuring when they stand on the threshold of their future, they can choose their heart’s desire.

The Chief People Officer (CPO) will play a pivotal role in Clarendon’s learning organisation culture. The ideal candidate will be a visionary leader with the capacity to think analytically and contribute meaningfully to strategic planning. The CPO will provide a people and culture strategic and operational service and advice to the Principal, the Board, Executive Team and key staff at Ballarat Clarendon College.

As an experienced and contemporary human resources professional with experience across the complete HR portfolio, the incoming CPO will demonstrate the ability to lead the entire employee lifecycle. The successful candidate will demonstrate a hands-on approach and willingness to work collaboratively complemented by strong communication skills, a community mindset, and a down-to-earth cultural style. The ability to generate ideas and execute considered and disciplined plans will be essential.

The Organisation

Ballarat Clarendon College is an independent, co-educational, day and boarding school located in Ballarat, Victoria.

Ballarat Clarendon College is the fifth oldest private school in Victoria, opening on 6 July 1864 at St Andrew’s Presbyterian church as Ballarat College.

In 1974, Ballarat College and Clarendon Presbyterian Ladies College formally joined to become Ballarat Clarendon College.

Ballarat Clarendon College is a community that believes all young people can learn and that all experiences are an opportunity for learning so that young people may find out who they are and who they want to be.

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To apply: click on APPLY NOW and using reference BLCcpo0224 address your cover letter and resume to Liam King, of Fisher Leadership, or call 1300 347 437 for further information.

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