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Please address your cover letter and resume to Liz Jones of Jo Fisher Executive. For a confidential discussion please call +61 3 9016 6000 for further information.

Head of School
Launceston Church Grammar School
  • Realise the vision to be a global leader in education
  • Nurture, challenge and inspire’ students, staff and the community
  • Drive the ongoing implementation of the Strategic Plan

Launceston Church Grammar School seeks to appoint an exceptional, inspirational leader and educator to the position of Head of School following the incumbent Mr Stephen Norris’ fifteen years of outstanding and distinguished service to the school.

Reporting to the School Board, the Head of School will lead the School in the attainment of the Strategic Vision and Objectives. The appointee will lead an experienced and successful team to provide an education that is globally contemporary, evidenced-based, responsive, relevant and sought after. Maintaining the School’s impressive record of academic achievement, the Head will drive the continued implementation of effective, contemporary teaching and learning strategies to optimally prepare students for life and their future endeavours. Focus will be placed on the development of well-rounded individuals with a strong sense of community who engage in a high quality educational experience, opportunities to explore Tasmania and develop a respect for environmental sustainability.

The successful candidate will have outstanding interpersonal skills and a supportive and collaborative management and leadership style that nurtures, challenges and inspires students and staff. Key to success will be the ability to build the professional capacity of all staff while focusing on the individual child and a commitment to improve student learning outcomes. Adopting a framework of continuous innovation, the ideal Head will display high energy coupled with an advanced level of analytical and strategic thinking. The appointee will actively support the Anglican ethos and Christian values of the School and display a genuine desire to be part of a close-knit, thriving community.

About Launceston Church Grammar School

Launceston Grammar is a co-educational Anglican day and boarding school for students from Early Learning to Grade 12. Founded in 1846, the school enjoys a proud heritage and outstanding academic record whilst offering a comprehensive and contemporary range of academic subjects. Further, the highly acclaimed Outdoor Education programme focuses on exploring some of Australia’s most magnificent areas of natural beauty.

Launceston Grammar is characterised as having a welcoming school community, displaying respect for individuals and possessing a desire to provide a globally relevant education.

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