Head of Digital and Learning Innovation Strathcona Girls Grammar (VIc)

  • Permanent role
  • Applications close:  Sunday 13 November, 2022 at 5:00pm.
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Kirsti Hitz-Morton
Senior Education Consultant

Located in Melbourne’s eastern suburbs, Strathcona Girls Grammar has the reputation of a strongly connected community of learners where students achieve excellent academic and co-curricular results. Catering for girls and boys in the ELC and girls only from Prep to Year 12, the school accommodates approximately 800 students across three campuses; Junior, Year 9 and Senior. Strathcona is committed to providing a stimulating and enriching environment for our students and staff with a strong future-focused, goal-oriented program.

The primary purpose of this position is to lead the development and implementation of the digital technologies curriculum, including the learning areas Digital Systems, Data and Information, and Digital Solutions and to lead the effective use of digital technologies in learning and teaching. This role has both a pedagogy focus – the eLearning idea, learning to use tools, and a content focus with its own skills and knowledge, understanding and creating new/custom tools.

The Head of Digital Learning and Innovation will lead with vision, fostering cohesion as they work across teams to engage in and develop teaching strategies which have a high impact on student learning and growth. They will drive curriculum development within this learning area whilst working collaboratively with other Heads of Department to actively explore cross-curricular links and engaging content. As a member of the School leadership team they will engage in the development of a shared understanding of outstanding leadership practices and proactively seek feedback in order to reflect on and grow their leadership skills.

Ideally beginning in Term 1, 2023 (or with a negotiated start date), the successful candidate will lead through empowerment of others and enjoy actively engaging with the whole community.

The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate:

  • An ability to lead in strategic planning, implementation, and review
  • A capacity to work collaboratively with key leaders to drive improvement in student learning outcomes
  • Proven experience in leading a Digital Technologies Curriculum, including the learning areas Digital Systems, Data and Information, and Digital Solutions
  • Experience in delivering professional development sessions in learning technologies
  • Excellent collaboration skills coupled with outstanding leadership capacity
  • Proven experience as an accomplished teacher

Strathcona has a zero tolerance for child abuse and is committed to acting in children’s best interests and keeping them safe from harm.

Hutton Consulting Australia is partnering with Strathcona Girls Grammar in the search and selection process for this position. For a confidential discussion, all enquiries regarding the application process and requests for the full position description, please email Fiona Hutton fiona@hutton.education or Kirsti Hitz-Morton on 0434 914 188 or email kirsti.hitz-morton@hutton.education.


Applications close on Sunday 13th November 2022 at 5pm