Deputy Head of Middle School

  • Melbourne Grammar School
  • South Yarra VIC, Australia
Full time Principal / Deputy Principal

Job Description

Deputy Head of Middle School 

Melbourne Grammar School is seeking a Deputy Head of Middle School (Wadhurst), who is passionate and committed to activating wellbeing within the School. Drawing on your experience and expertise, you will be responsible for ensuring the smooth functioning of the Middle School, focusing on the welfare and the operational management of approximately 380 students in Years 7 and 8 and approximately 30 staff. The Deputy Head offers the opportunity to collaborate with the Senior School and Junior School staff in building a school-wide ethos and culture that values close cooperation between the campuses. This senior role encompasses key leadership, management and development responsibilities. 

You will

  • be passionate about the middle years
  • have experience in teaching at middle years level 
  • proven leadership and management of staff and students
  • demonstrate leadership in improving educational outcomes for all students within a context of contemporary Middle School philosophy 
  • possess excellent communication and presentation skills when dealing with staff, students and parents
  • demonstrate ability to initiate, champion and manage change and/or innovation within the School
  • have ability to work with an established and committed team of educators


Melbourne Grammar School is one of Australia’s leading independent schools with an inclusive, community-focused culture. We value professionalism and a commitment to excellence in every role.
Our Wadhurst campus is a space where boys make the transition from primary to secondary education, and from childhood to adolescence, in an environment designed with their specific needs in mind. We work with teachers who have a passion for early secondary boys’ education, along with the skills necessary to encourage academic and social growth over this crucial two-year period of their lives.

Applying for the role

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Applications close Monday 22nd August 

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For enquiries, please contact the Human Resources Team via employment@mgs.vic.edu.au

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