Permanent
Melbourne
Close Date: 29/04/2019
REF: ROSpri0319
Applications for this listing are closed

Principal

Permanent
Melbourne
Close Date: 29/04/2019
REF: ROSpri0319
  • Champion best practice in specialist education
  • Promote a relevant and diverse curriculum
  • Lead transformative impact on the lives of students

The Position

After 30 years of outstanding and dedicated service as the Principal of Rossbourne School, Mr Linden Hearn OAM will retire at the end of 2019.  This has created an opportunity for an innovative educationalist to contribute to the future development of the school.

The School Council seeks to attract an exceptional leader and relationship builder who has significant experience in developing, implementing and evaluating programs for students who have found it difficult to adapt to the educational and social demands of mainstream education. With knowledge of contemporary trends in experiential learning the Principal will maintain current high standards of education.

Reporting to the Chair and the Rossbourne School Council the appointee will have excellent communication and interpersonal skills to manage the future direction of the school and play a key role in collaboration among specialist teachers, staff, students and families to steward the development of the personal independence of each student. The ideal candidate will display high energy and a practical approach to organisational planning, with demonstrated analytical and strategic thinking capabilities.  Experience in a specialist education environment will be highly regarded.

The Organisation

Rossbourne School is an independent, co-educational, non-denominational Specialist School for students aged 12 – 17 years. The school specifically assists students with identifiable learning disorders achieve their full potential, both educationally and socially.

A pastoral network of home group teachers, supported by subject and specialist staff, creates a foundation of encouragement, assistance and support for students throughout their years at Rossbourne.

For more information on the organisation visit: www.rossbourne.vic.edu.au

To apply – please click on ‘Apply now’ using reference ROSpri0319, addressing your cover letter and resume to Liz Jones or Lesley Lightfoot of Fisher Leadership, or call +61 1300 347 437 for further information.

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