Assistant Principal - Howqua Campus

Lauriston Girls' School

ARMADALE, VIC 


Deputy / Assistant Head of School

Contract Type: Permanent/Ongoing Position Full Time

Applications Close: 3 March 2024


Applications are warmly invited from aspirational educational leaders for the position of Assistant Principal – Howqua Campus. • Experienced wellbeing educator, driven to improve & innovate • Organised systems & solutions focused leader, with an eye for detail • Calm & confident communicator, who enjoys developing the capacity in others

<p>Lauriston Girls’ School is one of Australia&#39;s most successful and innovative Independent Girls’ Schools. With an educational vision to be a School for Life, Lauriston supports the development of emotionally resilient students who thrive well beyond secondary education. Lauriston enjoys an enviable reputation providing rigorous, innovative and engaging academic and co-curricular programs that deliver excellence in wellbeing programs and achieve outstanding academic results. </p><p>Lauriston Girls’ main campus is based in the inner Melbourne suburb of Armadale and caters for students from 3-year-old Kindergarten to Year 12, offering both VCE and IB pathways. The &#39;Howqua&#39; campus is Lauriston’s second campus. It is located near the Victorian country town of Mansfield and caters for Year 9 students residing on site. A key differentiator of a Lauriston experience, Howqua showcases the powerful and positive impact of a well-established and well-resourced experiential program that is strategically embedded into the fabric of a school community. In 2023 Howqua celebrated its 30th year and was the winner of the Australian Education Awards’ “Best Co-Curricular Program”. </p><p>The Assistant Principal – Howqua Campus is responsible for the pastoral support of students and is a key liaison for students, staff and parents. As Deputy Head of the Howqua Campus, the Assistant Principal proactively and resourcefully value adds to best practice in support of exceptional experiential pastoral care programs that deliver on the strategic intent. The Assistant Principal is responsible for a positive team culture that prizes open communication and collaboration. Part of the Howqua Management Team, the Assistant Principal works closely alongside the Vice Principal and deputizes when the Vice Principal is not present on site. </p><p>The successful candidate demonstrates: </p><ul><li>Significant experience in the development and implementation of progressive student wellbeing systems and protocols; </li><li>Success as an authentic, relational educational leader who grows others, balancing confidence and presence with poise and insight, thus strengthening morale and building commitment to the School vision, mission, and values </li><li>Well-developed organisational and administration skills, often seamlessly multi-tasking between immediate and longer-term issues, and being accountable for efficiently meeting targets </li><li>Outstanding role model of interpersonal and communication skills that promote optimism, warmth and respect. </li></ul><p>The successful candidate will reside and be present on site. A teaching allotment and competitive remuneration package is attached to this role. With a negotiable start date, preferably at the commencement of Term 3, 2024, applicants must have a right to work in Australia and be VIT registered. </p><p>Lauriston Girls’ School has zero tolerance for child abuse and is committed to providing a child safe environment where children and young people are safe and feel safe, as outlined in the Child Protection Policy and staff Code of Conduct. </p><p>Hutton Consulting Australia is partnering with Lauriston Girls’ School in the search and selection process for this position. For a confidential discussion and to obtain a Candidate Information Pack, please contact the lead consultant <b>Chris Menagé</b> on mobile: 0427 703 483 or email <a href="mailto:chris.menage&#64;hutton.education" rel="nofollow">chris.menage&#64;hutton.education</a>  or email <b>Fiona Hutton</b> on <a href="mailto:fiona&#64;hutton.education" rel="nofollow">fiona&#64;hutton.education</a> </p><p><b>Applications close on Friday 8th March at 5:00 pm</b>. </p><p>Please ONLY APPLY directly via Hutton Consulting Australia’s website at: <a href="https://hutton.education/opportunities" rel="nofollow">https://hutton.education/opportunities</a> </p><p><br /></p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p>
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<p>Hutton Consulting Australia is partnering with Lauriston Girls’ School in the search and selection process for this position. For a confidential discussion and to obtain a Candidate Information Pack, please contact the lead consultant <b>Chris Menagé</b> on mobile: 0427 703 483 or email <a href="mailto:chris.menage&#64;hutton.education" rel="nofollow">chris.menage&#64;hutton.education</a>   or <b>Fiona Hutton</b> on <a href="mailto:fiona&#64;hutton.education" rel="nofollow">fiona&#64;hutton.education</a> </p><p><b>Applications close on Friday 8th March at 5:00 pm. </b></p><p>Please ONLY APPLY directly via Hutton Consulting Australia’s website at: <a href="https://hutton.education/opportunities" rel="nofollow">https://hutton.education/opportunities</a>  </p><p><b> </b></p><p><b> </b></p><p> </p>