Head of Preparatory School, Westminster School (SA)

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  • Permanent role
  • Applications close:  Sunday 16 April 2023 at 5:00pm.
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Kirsti Hitz-Morton
Senior Education Consultant
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Rob Sieben
Operations Manager

Westminster School is a leading independent, Uniting Church, Early Learning to Year 12, coeducational, day and boarding school located at Marion, South Australia, 12 km south of Adelaide.

After nearly 18 years as Head of Preparatory School, Grant Bock will conclude his tenure in June 2023, leaving the Preparatory School with record primary student numbers and a highly engaged and involved staff.

The School now invites applications from experienced leaders with a commitment to education and an inspiring vision for the future.

The Head of Preparatory School is a member of the School Leadership Team and assists the Principal in leading the School to ensure the best experiential and educational outcomes for all students from Early Learning to Year 6.

The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate:

  • Substantial experience in a senior leadership position or demonstrable potential to succeed in a senior leadership role
  • Demonstrated excellence in teaching, providing engaging, deep learning experiences for students
  • Experience in implementing frameworks of learning for students who have a variety of learning needs.
  • Experience in embedding ICT in learning experiences.
  • Comprehensive experience and passion in building a connected school community and positive culture.
  • Depth of knowledge and experience in building the capability of teaching staff supported by evidence based research
  • A knowledge of, and experience in, financial management, strategic management, governance, risk and marketing

Westminster School provides a holistic education with a genuine focus on wellbeing, contributing to all children achieving their full potential.

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

Hutton Consulting Australia is partnering with Westminster School to assist with the search and selection process for this position. For a confidential discussion regarding the application process and to obtain a candidate information pack, please contact Kirsti Hitz-Morton on 0434 914 188 or email kirsti.hitz-morton@hutton.education or rob.sieben@hutton.education.


Applications close Sunday 16th April 2023 at 5:00pm