Director of Secondary

Illawarra Christian School

Applications Close: 25 Jul 2024

Commencement Date: 20 Jan 2025


About our school

Illawarra Christian School is a Prep to Year 12 co-educational Christian school located in Cordeaux Heights, ten minutes from the centre of Wollongong.  We are committed to partnering with parents in the provision of quality Christian education to students in the Illawarra.  Our school has a strong focus on effective teaching and learning, and the pursuit of excellence for the glory of God.

Our experienced and dedicated Christian staff are committed to providing quality education where the word of God is taught faithfully, a biblical worldview is integrated into all aspects of school life, and where students are thoroughly equipped to serve Christ.  Illawarra Christian School enjoys a strong educational heritage, nurturing students to reach their God-given potential and providing options for their future ministries, study and employment.  We are known for the genuine care we extend to all students and have an outstanding record of academic achievement.

About the role

The Director of Secondary is an exciting new role commencing in Term 1, 2025 in response to the ongoing growth at the school.  The Director of Secondary will join a high functioning executive team and is responsible to the Principal for the leadership, organisation and management of the Secondary School.  This Executive position requires close proactive liaison with the Deputy Principal, Director of Primary, the other members of the Executive Team and the secondary staff.

The Director of Secondary is required to lead teams, consult widely, work collaboratively and demonstrate initiative.  The incumbent will be an active Christian of reformed evangelical faith with a clear understanding of Christian education and will model professional, courteous and Christian leadership, underscored by a high degree of effective judgement, initiative, emotional intelligence and confidentiality.

The Director of Secondary will have a small teaching load in their area of expertise and should be an experienced and capable classroom practitioner.  This is a full-time role at Coordinator 3 level.

In your cover letter (no longer than 500 words) and CV please provide context for your interest in the role and outline how you believe you address the various requirements of the position description.

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For enquiries please contact Melinda Vidler on 02 4239 5200 or [email protected]

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