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Director of Business and School Operations

  • Significant finance and operations leadership role
  • Develop and inspire a talented team
  • Mornington Peninsula location

Woodleigh School seeks to appoint a collaborative and entrepreneurial leader to the position of Director of Business and School Operations. As a member of the School Leadership Team, the Director will provide high-level advice and support to the Principal and the School Board and its committees.

Reporting to the Principal, the Director is responsible for the financial and commercial operations of the school including fulfilling the role of Company Secretary, non-academic administration & human resources and all of the capital assets of the school.  Key areas of focus will include ongoing projects, capital works, quality, risk, compliance, and the further development of systems and processes.

The ideal candidate will be a strategic and operational leader with demonstrated strong financial, risk and governance experience gained within a large independent school or similar environment.  Presenting with a positive outlook and exemplary relationship and team-building skills, the successful candidate will display high energy and a hands-on approach to leadership and mentoring.  High level organisational, planning, analytical and strategic thinking abilities will support a consultative decision-making style.  The appointee will be aligned to the values and ethos of Woodleigh School, and take an active interest and participate in the life of the school.  Relevant tertiary qualifications are essential.

Woodleigh School is an independent, coeducational school from 3-Year-Old ECC to Year 12 with three unique campuses, Minimbah, Penbank and the Senior Campus.  Woodleigh School is a place that encourages students to be adventurous and independent thinkers.

Students and staff are provided with the opportunity, encouragement and resources to be the best they can be. The School provides an approach to education that emphasises academic achievement in an environment of respect for oneself, for others and for the environment, underpinned by a set of the values recognised as the Woodleigh Way.

Contact Fisher Leadership for more information.

Applications close

25 June 2021