St Scholastica's College Glebe Point


Principal / Head of School

Contract Type: Permanent/Ongoing Position Full Time

Applications Close: 23 June 2024

St Scholastica’s Board invites applications from experienced leaders with a commitment to Catholic Education and an inspiring vision for the future. • Outstanding educator who is committed to Catholic education • Highly relational, visible leader with a commitment to excellence in education • Contemporary pedagogical leader committed to holistic education

<p>St. Scholastica&#39;s College is an independent Roman Catholic school for girls in Sydney. Established in 1878 by the Sisters of the Good Samaritan, it has a long-standing reputation for providing quality education grounded in Catholic faith and Benedictine spirituality. The College accommodates both day and boarding students, with around 1,030 students from Year 7 to Year 12, including 80 boarders from international, remote and urban areas. St. Scholastica&#39;s offers an innovative educational experience that emphasises holistic development, focusing on academic achievement, personal growth, and values such as resilience, justice, and compassion. Through a blend of academic rigor and character development, the college endeavours to produce young women who are resilient, just, compassionate, and wise, ready to navigate an ever-changing world.</p><p>After 10 years of exceptional service to the Schols community, Mrs Kate Rayment is retiring from the Principalship at the end of 2024. Consequently, the College Board is seeking to appoint a dynamic, future-focused Principal to lead St. Scholastica&#39;s into the next phase of its development, whilst honouring the core principles and values on which the College has been built. </p><p>As a leader of a Good Samaritan school, the Principal is responsible for ensuring that young people remain at the heart of the mission, and that the school enlivens the GSE Philosophy of Education by focusing on quality curriculum and right relationships through effective teaching and learning that develop life-long learners and active global citizens.</p><p>The Principal will give expression to the Charism of Good Samaritan Education and the Philosophy of Education of Good Samaritan Education, and exercise leadership with particular attention to the Voice and Experience of Woman in Leadership. </p><p><strong>Key Selection Criteria</strong></p><ul><li>Lead, promote and demonstrate the Good Samaritan Charism and Philosophy.</li><li>Collaborate to develop and communicate a compelling strategic vision which enhances the quality of education at the school and anticipates the future needs of learners and teachers.</li><li>Prioritise relationships, build trust and inspire a community, being highly visible and connected with all stakeholders.</li><li>Clearly articulate the benefits of girls&#39; education to all stakeholders.</li><li>Lead change in a dynamic educational environment, demonstrating resilience, adaptability and consultative approach.</li><li>Demonstrate a high level of engagement in education, with thorough knowledge of developments at international, national, and state levels.</li><li>Demonstrate an understanding of all elements of school leadership, which is required to successfully manage finances, risk, human resources, foundation activities, and facilities. </li><li>Demonstrate expertise in developing professional partnerships with external bodies to support the school in achieving its next strategic plan.</li></ul><p><strong>St Scholastica’s College </strong>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.<strong> </strong><a href="" rel="nofollow"><strong></strong></a><strong> </strong></p><p><strong>Hutton Consulting Australia</strong> is partnering with<strong> St Scholastica’s College </strong>in the search and selection process for this position. For a confidential discussion regarding the application process and to access candidate information, please contact<strong> Michael Bignill</strong> 0425 271 822 or <a href="mailto:michael.bignill&#64;" rel="nofollow">michael.bignill&#64;</a></p><p>Applications should be submitted to the HCA website by<strong> 5:00pm on Sunday 23 June 2024.</strong></p>