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Deputy Head and Head of Senior School

Commencing 2023 | Permanent, full-time

The Hutchins School, established in 1846, is an Anglican Pre-Kindergarten to Year 12 day and boarding school in Hobart, Tasmania. Our supportive learning community works together to nurture humility, kindness, courage and respect. 
We are seeking applications from qualified teachers with leadership experience for a full-time, permanent position that will commence in 2023, with a negotiable start date. 
The successful applicant will be a strong leader with a demonstrated commitment to staff and student learning, development and wellbeing, and community leadership and engagement. 

To be successful in this role you will: 

  • have a proven record in educational leadership, teaching and learning; 
  • demonstrate a commitment to the health, wellbeing and pastoral care of students; 
  • be able to lead and mentor staff through professional learning and development programs and strategies; 
  • show both management and organisational leadership suitable for an extensive team of qualified, motivated teachers; 
  • have the ability to take responsibility for events that contribute to the life of the School, promoting the School’s culture and presence in the community; 
  • have an authentic, accessible but strong personal presence, and a personality grounded in an ethical framework that reflects the values of the School; 
  • have a strong grasp of the relevant curriculum, e.g. ACARA and the Australian Curriculum; and 
  • have a proven ability to relate to students of all ages and understand the value of single-gender education. 

For the Applicant Pack and further information, please see below or refer to

For a confidential conversation please contact
Applications close 9.00am Friday 2 December. 
Applications will only be accepted via the Seek website

Applicant Information Pack (PDF)

The Hutchins School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening including checks with past employers and must hold a current Tasmanian Registration to Work with Vulnerable People (RWVP).