Co-Head of House – Senior School

Co-Head of House – Senior School

St Michael’s Grammar School


You will be responsible for effectively co-leading and co-managing a House, including its team of pastoral care staff and approximately 170 students from Year 7 to Year 12. The incumbent is expected to develop a full understanding of, and play a significant role in, the welfare, support and pastoral care needs of both staff and students in the House. In addition, the incumbent is required to teach and participate as an effective member of the appropriate teaching Faculty or Faculties.


You must be aligned with the School’s ethos, vision and values, be curious, excited and invigorated by learning and be a continuous, autonomous learner who makes visible their own learning. You will possess a positive outlook, exceptional interpersonal skills and high emotional intelligence with demonstrated ability to build authentic, collaborative relationships.


The successful applicant;

  • Is a qualified teacher and be able to demonstrate a suitable tertiary qualification in teaching and their methods
  • Must hold current Victorian Institute of Teaching (VIT) registration
  • Can demonstrate a sound understanding of the needs of adolescent girls and boys
  • Will have knowledge of coaching and mentoring techniques and have demonstrated experience in mentoring roles (either with children or adults)
  • Must be willing to be involved in all aspects of the School’s program


This is a full-time, permanent position commencing in January 2014. The contract for the leadership position is initially for a 3 year term, the teaching role will be ongoing.


There is an engaging culture at the School, based on the Schools values of dignity, respect, care and compassion. You will be a part of the School’s professional development programs; there is an active Staff Association and opportunities to participate in a wide variety of School activities. These opportunities make St Michael’s Grammar School a highly sought-after working environment. The School is centrally located and is close to public transport.


How to apply;


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St Michaels Grammar School
25 Chapel Street, St Kilda VIC 3182
t: +61 3 8530 3200
f: +61 3 9510 9392


Closing date: 21 August


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