Head of Campus (K-Y12)

Northern Suburbs & Joondalup
Education & Training
Management - Schools
Full time
Posted 26d ago

St Stephen’s School is inviting applications for the role of Head of Campus - Carramar to lead the teaching and learning, pastoral and co-curricular activities of the School to the highest level. Ideally this role will commence at the start of T2, 2022. A later start date may be negotiated.

As a member of the School’s Executive Team, the Head of Campus is responsible for maintaining and enhancing an exceptional teaching and learning culture. Reporting to, and deputising for, the Principal, the Head of Campus will be responsible for the delivery of contemporary pedagogy and student well-being programs, whilst ensuring a safe, stimulating and challenging environment. The successful candidate will inspire, guide and model excellence in supporting staff and provide leadership in both strategic and operational matters, as well as enabling quality and excellence in spearheading improvements and continuous innovation are key aspects of this role.

Please ensure you read the position description (available on our Website) and address the Selection Criteria (below) for this position as thoroughly as possible so your application can be considered for the role.

More details and Job Description available on our Website - www.ststephens.wa.edu.au/employment


St Stephen's School is a Uniting Church School that is Christ centred, student focused and community based.

We live by the values and capabilities we strive to instil in our students, giving staff the opportunity to be creative, to take risks, to have the freedom to explore, to learn and to work with a relational and supportive team that values cutting edge educational ideas and practice.

Our holistic approach to development, leadership and wellbeing has been recognised by The Educator magazine in its 2021 5-Star Excellence Awards, naming St Stephen’s School as an Employer of Choice.

The St Stephen’s School team spend their days making a difference in the lives of others, bringing about meaningful change and creating an honourable and sustainable legacy for the future.


Your application must include all 3 sections:

  • Covering Letter addressed to Donella Beare, Principal, St Stephen's School
  • Curriculum Vitae - limited to 5 pages
  • Statement addressing the Selection Criteria, limited to 5 pages (combine your  Covering letter and Statement into one document)

Selection Criteria (Each point to be addressed)

  • Appropriate teaching qualifications and current registration with Teacher Registration Board of Western Australia (TRBWA)
  • The Working with Children (Criminal Record Checking) Act 2004 applies for anyone working in child related employment 
  • An experienced educator with sound understanding of the curriculum and the academic needs of students.
  • An awareness of current trends in education (including the AITSL standards).
  • An ability to foster positive relationships with students, with a commitment to their personal growth 
  • Participation in appropriate professional contributions to the learning area beyond the School. 
  • Demonstrated capacity to create a professional learning community that is focused on the continuous improvement of teaching and learning, supporting all staff to achieve high standards and commitment to their own learning and wellbeing
  • A proven ability to provide leadership and fulfil all aspects of a senior management role with responsibility for the management and development of staff.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, including the ability to advise and liaise across all levels of the campus and School.
  • Strong staff management and communication skills 
  • Experience negotiating and resolving complex matters involving students and families 
  • Demonstrated capacity to develop positive relationships with students, parents/families and the local community and participate in and contribute to and lead activities The capacity for strategic planning and thinking and well-developed analytical and research skills.
  • High level public speaking and presentation skills and ability to coordinate and facilitate meetings and forums to achieve agreed outcomes and objectives.
  • Ability to meet the Schools targets and deadlines.
  • Strong financial literacy and demonstrated ability to oversee and manage an operating budget.
  • High-level organisational skills with demonstrated ability to plan strategically, problem solve, prioritise, work to deadlines to achieve quality outcomes, give attention to detail and relate tasks/actions to a wider strategic improvement context
  • High-level written and oral communication, interpersonal and negotiating skills with demonstrated capacity to cooperate and communicate effectively with people at all levels
  • Willingness to positively and actively contribute to the Christian culture of the School
  • Be able to role model Christian behaviour in all aspects of the role 
  • Always act in a manner that seeks to enhance the safety culture and performance of the School. Promote a high level of compliance to the Safety and Wellbeing policies, procedures and programmes through effective leadership 



Tuesday 19 October 2021 at 1pm.

St Stephen's School is fully committed to the protection of children. Successful applicants must satisfy child protection screening and adhere to the School's child protection policies and Staff Code of Conduct.

Please note: We occasionally amend or withdraw St Stephen's School jobs and reserve the right to do so at any time, including prior to the advertised closing date

Employer questions

Your application will include the following questions:
  • Which of the following statements best describes your right to work in Australia?

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