Deputy Principal

Brighton VIC, Australia

  • Step up to a true leadership role
  • Small school - Strong values - Big ambitions
  • School lead by its values and real-life practical learning

Our client is a growing independent school, driven strongly by the community interest in a developing awareness in 21st century skills. They have 2 campuses and are looking for a Senior School Deputy Principal. Small by design, they look to grow towards 150 students in the Senior School within the few years.

The role:

As a result of the current Deputy Principal accepting the position of Principal interstate, the School requires a Deputy Principal who can bring strong educational leadership to the Senior School.

With a passion for the development of students as a holistic person, you will bring strong educational leadership combined with organisational and broad extra-curricular experience to complement the teaching and learning which is embedded in the curriculum.

 You will join like-minded teachers who are entrepreneurial, passionate, and focused on real-life learning. You will take a consultative approach to the delivery of education.


The responsibilities:

  • Lead and deliver the Senior School Strategic Plan
  • Provide coaching and mentoring to teachers and staff
  • Coaching and mentoring of Senior School students
  • Manage staffing, Communications and Marketing Functions
  • Grow the Senior School
  • Manage business functions
  • Manage Government Agency stakeholders
  • Manage external stakeholders and represent the school at various events
  • Possibly teaching a subject


To be successful in this role you will have:

  • Experienced as a driving force in taking a leadership role within the curriculum and extra curriculum environment.
  • A passion for the development of secondary students both academically and holistically
  • Bring non-academic experience to complement the educational leadership acumen.
  • Have an energetic, practical mindset, leading by example, engaging others on the journey

If this sounds like you, please apply asap!

For an information pack please contact Kristina Thomas at 



Type: Permanent

Category: Education & Training

Reference ID: KT000018

Date Posted: 16/03/2020