- Lead development of teaching and learning
- Drive professional learning programs and outcomes
- Contribute to strategic direction and growth
Girton Grammar seeks to appoint a Deputy Principal who demonstrates extensive experience in a coeducational setting with an understanding of the complexities associated with running the day-to-day operations of a school with around 1000 students and approximately 200 staff. The Deputy Principal will be required to engage fully with the staff and community to lead the day to day running of the school.
Reporting to the Principal, the Deputy Principal will build and develop a strong rapport with the school leadership team to ensure the school continues to fulfill its aspirations as a leading independent school. Ongoing development of staff through professional learning programmes and strong recruitment are important for the school to maintain its reputation as an employer of choice and create a sustainable future.
The successful candidate will be an excellent communicator, innovative and a strong educational leader who can consider the future of education delivery whilst staying connected with contemporary practices to drive a culture of excellence. The appointee will demonstrate a strong ability to build relationships, have experience dealing with the dynamic nature of a school environment of this size, and be measured and calm in their approach. The appointee will demonstrate a clear sense of direction and purpose with a collaborative leadership style and the ability to make decisions in a timely manner.
Girton Grammar School is an independent, coeducational school from Prep to Year 12 that strives for excellence in both academic and co-academic areas of education in a caring Christian environment. Founded in 1884 as Girton College, Girton Grammar School opened in 1993 and has built on the rich history of traditions of Girton College that gives the school its distinct character and uniqueness today.
The school is spread over two campuses, Junior School (Prep to Year 6) and the Senior School (Year 7 to 12). With a reputation for fostering academic success, the school also provides for outstanding pastoral care. Girton Grammar is a world leader in the teaching of emotional intelligence in the school environment. Since 2011 the school has been implementing the RULER approach from Yale University’s Centre for Emotional Intelligence.
For more information on the school visit: www.girton.vic.edu.au
To apply – click on ‘APPLY NOW’ and using reference GIRdep0922 address your cover letter and resume to Liam King of Fisher Leadership, or call 1300 347 437 for further information.