Head of School – Principal

  • School Cairns Hinterland Steiner School
  • Closing Date Feb 14 2022
  • Contact Sharonika Camplin
  • Email board@chss.qld.edu.au

Head Of School – Principal

Cairns Hinterland Steiner School (CHSS) is an independent school offering K-12 education by 2023. We offer a Steiner education in a beautiful natural rainforest setting. CHSS is a member of Steiner Education Australia and Independent Schools Queensland.

CHSS is seeking an experienced cultural leader to support the transformation of the School to realise its vision, mentor and support our next generation of Steiner leaders, and establish a culture of collaboration and continuous improvement embedded in anthroposophy.

The Head of School will be responsible to the School’s Board of Directors for the day to day running of the School. They will work with the Senior Leadership Team and College of Teachers to manage the content, quality and delivery of the educational program, and be supported by the business and administrative realms. The position is a full-time position with yearly tracking against Key Performance Indicators and with remuneration reflecting the experience of the successful applicant.

Qualities the School are looking for:

  • Commitment to Steiner Education and anthroposophy in the modern context
  • Strong focus on Students at the heart of all we do
  • Strong Educational Leadership skills and ability to lead teams
  • High levels of organisational and staff management skills
  • Strategic thinking
  • Well-developed communication and interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrable capability to drive transformative change
  • Suitable qualifications including Queensland Teacher Registration

Relocation support will be provided for the successful applicant.

For an application package, please contact Sharonika Camplin, Board Chair at board@chss.qld.edu.au.

Closing Date for applications: 14 February 2022