Director of Human Resources Meriden School (NSW)

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  • Permanent role
  • Applications close: 5pm on Sunday, 10 September 2023.
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Michael Bignill
Senior Education Consultant

Applications are warmly invited from experienced and suitably qualified leaders for the role of Director of Human Resources at Meriden School. Meriden, a leading day school located in Sydney’s Inner-west, is renowned for its dedication to providing quality education for girls from Pre-Kindergarten to Year 12. Anchored in the Christian faith and guided by Anglican principles, the school has earned high esteem for its outstanding academic achievements and embraces a progressive curriculum encompassing sports, performing arts, STEM subjects, languages, and community service.

At Meriden, the wellbeing of each student takes precedence, ensuring that every girl is recognised, valued, and supported throughout her educational journey. The school’s holistic approach, complemented by small class sizes, fosters an environment conducive to personal growth and development. Meriden’s mission is to equip students with the tools to tackle future challenges, while fostering values such as integrity, confidence, leadership, and a strong sense of community.

The Director of Human Resources works strategically on a whole school basis to develop and implement sector leading Human Resource management. As a senior member of staff, they are responsible for the leadership of both strategic and operational people practices and projects aligned to the mission, vision, values and strategic plan of the School.

The Director of Human Resources contributes to the leadership of the School in all its areas – academic, pastoral, spiritual and cocurricular. All members of the Leadership team at Meriden are expected to contribute to the Christian ministry of the School by praying for the School, leading devotions if required, and attending events such as prayer meetings and Bible studies.

Meriden 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 Meriden in the search and selection process for this position. For a confidential discussion regarding the application process and to access candidate information, please contact Michael Bignill 0425 271 822 or

Applications should be emailed to by 5:00pm on Sunday 10 September 2023.