Head of Wadhurst | Fisher Leadership
Permanent
South Yarra
Close Date: 25/06/2021
REF: MGSwad0521
Applications for this listing are closed

Head of Wadhurst

Permanent
South Yarra
Close Date: 25/06/2021
REF: MGSwad0521
  • Lead and inspire the Middle School campus
  • Foster creativity and innovation in learning
  • Commencing in January 2022

 
The Position
Melbourne Grammar School seeks to appoint an innovative and progressive educational leader to the position of Head of Wadhurst following the incumbent Mr Greg Caldwell’s 15 years of outstanding and distinguished service to the School.
The Head of Wadhurst is responsible for the educational leadership and operational management of the purpose-built Middle School for boys in Years 7 and 8. The campus currently supports approximately 360 students in Years 7 and 8, including up to 14 boarders who reside in the Boarding Precinct. Staff at Wadhurst focus on supporting students to develop a strong academic base and guide their development through the formative years of early adolescence. The Head is responsible for all activities across the campus including teaching and learning, the cocurricular program and pastoral care as well as staff management.
The successful candidate will have outstanding interpersonal skills and demonstrate a supportive and collaborative management and leadership style that nurtures, challenges and inspires students and staff. Presenting with the ability and desire to work autonomously, the ideal Head will display high energy, strong influencing skills and the ability to question and manage change. As an accomplished leader, the appointee will overlay contemporary pedagogy and student welfare practices with a commitment to staff development.
 
The Organisation
One of Australia’s leading schools, Melbourne Grammar School offers an exceptional and diverse educational experience, framed within a clear set of positive values.
Founded in 1858 and with 1,800 students from Prep to Year 12, Melbourne Grammar is an independent Anglican, day and boarding school rich in tradition and excellence.
The School comprises three campuses, one in Caulfield and two in South Yarra.
 
For more information on the school visit: mgs.vic.edu.au
To apply – please click on ‘APPLY NOW’ using reference MGSwad0521, addressing your cover letter and resume to Liz Jones of Fisher Leadership, or call 1300 347 437 for further information.
 

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