Head of Junior School | Fisher Leadership
Permanent
Melbourne
Close Date: 08/03/2021
REF: CBGhoj0221
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Head of Junior School

Permanent
Melbourne
Close Date: 08/03/2021
REF: CBGhoj0221
  • Lead and manage this vibrant Junior School
  • Champion personalised and experiential education
  • Support and nurture an environment of life-long learning

The Position
Carey Baptist Grammar School seeks to appoint a collaborative and innovative leader to the position of Head of Junior School for the Kew Campus following the impending retirement and outstanding contribution from Ms Libby Russell.  As a leader and facilitator, the Head will lead and manage the complete range of operations across the Junior School and will play a key role in imagining the future of Carey and the future of schooling.
Reporting to the Principal the Head will be responsible for the delivery of a quality education to Junior School students and for the leadership, management and development of the Junior School and its programs.  The Junior School has a current cohort of approximately 700 students at the Kew campus and utilises an enquiry-based learning approach and tailored curriculum based on the Reggio Emilia philosophy complemented by a directed learning approach.
The successful candidate will demonstrate exceptional experience gained as a current Head in a Junior School environment, displaying an obvious drive and passion for primary education.  With a personable and engaging communication style, the Head will exhibit a clear ability to continue the dedicated leadership experienced by the School to date.  A strong background in educational standards and contemporary assessment will be key as the incumbent guides the Junior School in the development of individualised learning journeys.  The appointee will have a clear vision and an ability to share this vision with others.  The successful candidate will actively promote and foster the values that underpin the School.
The Organisation
Carey Baptist Grammar School is a leading independent co-educational school in Melbourne with 2500 students from early learning to Year 12.  The School includes a staff Child Care Centre, Early Learning Centre, two Junior Schools, a Middle School (Years 7–9) and a Senior School (Years 10–12) which offers both IB and VCE.
Carey is committed to developing wise, independent and motivated young people who are inspired and equipped to create positive change in our rapidly changing local, national and global communities. Providing a broad curriculum and wide range of co-curricular opportunities, Carey fosters individual interests and abilities, empowering every student to build on their own strengths.
For more information visit:  www.carey.com.au
To apply – please go to fisherleadership.com and click on ‘APPLY ONLINE’ using reference CBGhoj0221, addressing your cover letter and resume to Liz Jones, of Fisher Leadership, or call +61 1300 347 437 for further information.

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