High School Deputy Principal (Y7-12)

High School Deputy Principal (Y7-12)

Orana Steiner School (Orana) is an independent, co-educational and non-denominational school set in 13 hectares of unique, natural landscape in Weston, ACT. It was founded in 1981 and currently has around 650 students from pre-school [3 y/o] to Year 12.

As well as providing a stimulating environment for the study of a broad range of subjects, Orana strives to nourish the intellectual, emotional, physical and spiritual development of its students.

Orana Steiner School is currently seeking a High School Deputy Principal (Y7-12). This position will be part of the School’s Leadership Team and will deputize for the Principal when required.

This position would ideally suit someone with a genuine and strong interest in Steiner Education and a track record of achievement in educational leadership roles. Experience in senior school is essential for the success of this role.

This is a full-time position and a teaching load for academic subjects will be incorporated into the role.

An attractive remuneration package will be negotiated with the successful candidate, who is expected to commence from January 2018.

Selection Criteria

  • Strong track record of achievement as a classroom teacher and school leader;
  • Proven ability to lead staff in identifying and planning high quality teaching and learning based on extensive use of data;
  • Proven ability to model personal and professional learning that is linked to school goals and strategic directions;
  • Proven ability to engage and inspire staff to commit to evidence based improvement, changes and innovation that has a positive impact on student learning;
  • A strong interest and ability to work within the principles of Steiner Education;
  • An understanding of senior school years and legislative requirements associated with ACT Senior Secondary Studies system;
  • An understanding of the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme (IBDP);
  • Demonstrated ability in developing and sustaining high performing teams and positive workplace cultures;
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively and inclusively;
  • Demonstrated relationship management and communication skills with both internal and external stakeholders;
  • Sound financial and business management skills;
  • Experience in supporting a Principal to proactively develop and implement strategic plans;
  • Experience in communications, marketing and fund raising

Legal Requirements

  1. Satisfactory Working with Vulnerable People background check
  2. Current full teacher registration in the ACT, or eligibility to obtain this
  3. Be an Australian or New Zealand citizen or have permanent residency in Australia
  4. Be eligible to work in Australia for the term of the employment contract

Contact Details

For further information please contact Linda Baird on 02 6288 4283.

Application Requirements

To apply please provide a cover letter together with a CV. Your cover letter should highlight your key achievements and the skills and values you bring to the position. 

Please send your application to hr@oranaschool.com

Applications Close: Friday 15 September 2017.