Deputy Principal – Wellbeing Lauriston Girls’ School (VIC)

Lauriston Girls School
  • Permanent role
  • Applications close: Sunday, 20th August, 2023 at 5:00 pm
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Lauriston Girls’ School is one of Australia’s most successful and innovative Independent Girls’ Schools. The School’s main campus is based in the inner Melbourne suburb of Armadale and caters for students from 3 year old Kindergarten to Year 12, offering both VCE and IB pathways. Lauriston has a second, residential campus named ‘Howqua’ located near the Victorian country town of Mansfield, which provides a well-established and unique experiential program for students in Year 9.

Lauriston’s educational vision is to be a School for Life, providing rigorous, innovative and engaging academic and co-curricular programs to enable students to succeed beyond secondary education. By working collaboratively with parents, students, staff and external thought-leaders, Lauriston staff ensure that they provide a world-leading education for their students. The School enjoys an enviable reputation for consistently achieving outstanding academic results, underpinned by excellence in wellbeing programs, supporting the development of emotionally resilient students able to thrive in their learning journey.

The Deputy Principal-Wellbeing is a new position to emphasise the foundational importance of wellbeing in developing a healthy school community. This role works closely with the Principal and Executive to initiate and contribute to designing, developing and articulating the strategic direction for the School, with a focus on measuring and delivering in the key strategic areas involving the wellbeing of staff and students. With a comprehensive knowledge of current educational wellbeing practices, the Deputy Principal-Wellbeing will lead research and innovation, review current wellbeing programs and initiatives, and engage the school community in elevating wellbeing practice, strengthening partnerships between parents, students, and staff. A key part of this role will be the leadership of transition programs across all campuses to ensure a seamless and supportive journey for every Lauriston student, in addition to ensuring that child safety practices are well embedded in the daily operations of the school.

Reporting to, and deputising for the Principal, the Deputy Principal-Wellbeing will be able to lead change in an inclusive manner, and actively mentor aspiring leaders, supporting colleagues to achieve excellence in the delivery of wellbeing across the school.

Lauriston Girls’ School has zero tolerance for child abuse and is committed to providing a child safe environment where children and young people are safe and feel safe, as outlined in the Child Protection Policy.

Hutton Consulting Australia is partnering with Lauriston Girls’ School in the search and selection process for this position. For a confidential discussion regarding the application process and to access candidate information, please contact Fiona Hutton ( or  Chris Menage on 0427 703 483 and

Applications close 5:00pm on Sunday 20th August, 2023.