Head of School


Lorien Novalis School is calling for expressions of interest for the position of Head of School.

Lorien Novalis School is a creative and dynamic community of students, teachers, parents and administrators. Next year, 2021, the school will have offered Steiner Education for 50 years to the students and education environment of NSW. Over this time the school has grown into a strong, creative and individual voice for Steiner Education in Australia and the world.

The school is located on 16 beautiful acres of gardens and bushland in the Hills District of Sydney and offers learning opportunities based in Steiner Pedagogy for Playgroup to Year 12, teacher education through Novalis College and parent education through the Parent College and the Novalis Anthroposophical Group. We are a learning community.

The Head of School is a key role in the cohesion of all stakeholders and the successful candidate for this position will be a personable, approachable individual, an enthusiast and advocate for opportunities for young people.

Lorien Novalis is a single stream school of approximately 350 children and students with a staff of 45 employees.

The Head of School would demonstrate a high capacity of leadership for this vibrant team and would develop and implement the strategic plan in collaboration with the Board of Directors and the College of Teachers.

It is a requirement that the applicant have a very high regard for and the promotion of the ethos and values of the school and the interpretation of Steiner philosophy as implemented in the running and understanding of the structure and governance of the school.

Applications close on 9th April 2020.

Expressions of Interest should be sent to norms@lorien.nsw.edu.au