Deputy Head of Academic - Stanmore



Newington College, Stanmore




Commencing mid-January 2014


After a 2012 review of secondary school structures the College moved from the start of 2013 to having a Deputy Headmaster/Head of Campus (Years 7-12) with two Deputy Heads. Both Deputy Head positions work closely together with the Head of Campus for the efficient running of the Secondary School. One Deputy leads the academic programs and policies and the other leads the pastoral programs and policies. Both Deputies are members of the Senior Executive of the College.


This leadership role will be suited to a highly motivated leader and teacher with demonstrated understanding of the modern boy and proven experience in academic leadership at the secondary level. The position is designed to take full responsibility for this vital pillar of the secondary school.


The academic network and team consists of:


a) Deputy Head of Stanmore (Head of Academic) – Years 7-12


b) Head of Professional Learning


c) Head of Learning Analytics


d) Head of Academic Administration


e) Heads of Department (15)


f) International Baccalaureate (IB) Coordinator


g) Assistant Heads of Department


h) Library staff


i) Teaching staff


j) Head of Middle Years (Years 7 & 8)


k) All teachers in a pastoral role; Heads of House, Heads of Year, Mentors, Counsellors, Chaplains.


The position is supported by a Personal Assistant (Academic PA).


The role will commence mid-January 2014. A salary package will be negotiated with the successful applicant and will be commensurate of this level of responsibilities. The position has six weeks leave (five weeks annual plus one week study leave) per year.


Further details about this position can be obtained by contacting Dr Andrew Hirst, Deputy Headmaster/Head of Stanmore via email: or telephone (02) 9568 9330.


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Closing Date: 30th September 2013


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