Deputy Head of Primary (Early Years)

Deputy Head of Primary (Early Years)

St Stephen’s School in Hepburn Heights


Due to the recent appointment of our current Deputy Head of Early Years, Mrs Tracey Gray, to Head of Primary at Duncraig, we require a new Deputy Head of Early Years for our Learning Centre in Hepburn Heights that caters for Kindergarten to Year 2. It is anticipated that the successful applicant will be able to commence duties Term 1, 2014.


Expressions of interest should be made by 1pm Friday 27 September 2013. Applications will be considered as received and negotiation with suitable applicants will proceed prior to the closing date.


Please include a letter addressed to Mr Tony George, Principal, St Stephen’s School, explaining both your philosophy of education and the role of Christianity in education. Include also a current resume.


Submit your letter and resume in a single Microsoft Word document via email to


Stephen’s School Vision

Working together as a Christian community in the Uniting Church tradition to inspire learning that transforms and empowers lives.



Reporting to the Head of Primary, Duncraig with ultimate responsibility to the Principal.


Roles and Responsibilities

  • Deputise for the Head of the Primary School where necessary.
  • There is a Teaching role which will be negotiated with the Head of Primary.
  • Share the responsibilities of the Head of the Primary School in ways which are negotiated with the Head from time to time. These include general responsibilities, as defined in the Roles and Responsibilities of the Head of the Primary School, as well as participating in the visionary and strategic leadership of St Stephen’s School in the following areas:



  • Facilitate the implementation and evaluation of effective teaching and learning programs.
  • Assist staff to improve student outcomes.
  • Assist staff to manage student behavioural and emotional issues.
  • Assist in overseeing the collection of data for accountability and student progress.


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Please mention “TES Australia” when applying for this role.


Close Date: 27/09/2013


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