Assistant Principal – Primary

  • School Sophia Mundi Steiner School
  • Closing Date Jun 12 2023

Assistant Principal – Primary

This is a full-time, ongoing position

Sophia Mundi Steiner School is seeking an experienced, visionary educator with a breadth of curriculum knowledge and proven leadership skills to oversee the smooth and efficient function of our Primary School.

Sophia Mundi is an independent Steiner school offering an enriching educational pathway from Early Childhood to Senior Secondary. We offer the Steiner curriculum from Prep to Year 10 and the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme (IBDP) for Years 11 and 12. The school is situated within the Abbotsford Convent, an extraordinary Arts and cultural precinct, 4 kilometres from Melbourne’s CBD.

The Assistant Principal works closely with the Principal and school management in creating and maintaining the culture, well-being and smooth functioning of the school.  This key leadership role will have a focus on curriculum delivery across the Primary classes. The position demands excellent communication skills with colleagues, parents and students.

Along with enthusiasm for collaborative working and strong administrative skills, the successful candidate will also demonstrate both experience and expertise in Steiner education.

The key responsibilities of this position include:

  • Oversee the teaching and learning across the Primary School
  • Work with the teachers in leading good teaching practice through mentoring and professional development.
  • Oversee timely delivery and quality of all required documentation in relation to assessments and reporting from the teaching staff.
  • Build a safe learning environment across the Primary School.
  • Monitor student behaviour and supervise the Behaviour Management process.
  • Be involved in the interview process of new students and teachers.
  • Oversee all administrative processes and duties in relation to the Primary school.
  • Be involved in the construction of the timetable, ensuring adequate balance of the subjects.

Suitably qualified and interested candidates should apply to the Principal with a letter of interest, resume and brief biography. The position description is available on the Sophia Mundi website.

Sophia Mundi upholds the Child Safe Standards and is committed to the care, safety and protection of all children attending the school. Our School is a place where children are nurtured and supported so that they can develop their latent capacities and grow into well-rounded human beings. 

Applications close 9am – Monday, 12 June 2023

Please note: We welcome early applications. The position may be filled prior to the closing date.