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Head of Primary

Published on Thursday 12 October, 2023

Full time
Salary - As per the Seventh-day Adventist Schools (Victoria) Enterprise Agreement

Role Description:

Seventh-day Adventist Schools (Victoria) Ltd is seeking a Head of Primary for Gilson College, Mernda Campus. This role commences Term 1, 2024 and concludes at the end of the 2026 school year. However, there is the possibility that this position will become ongoing.

Applicants will need to hold, at a minimum, a Bachelor of Education (with a Master of Education preferred) and have 5+ years of full-time experience as a teacher. Applicants with demonstrated skills in leadership and administration will have an advantage.

The Head of Primary will have a key role in leading significant areas and/or functions within the school to ensure the effective development, provision and evaluation of the school’s Primary Education Program.

Applicants will need to demonstrate that they:

  • Are a practising member of the Seventh-day Adventist Church with a strong commitment to its mission.
  • Have a comprehensive understanding of the Adventist Education system.
  • Have a solid understanding of various learning and teaching strategies, understandings and skills in the area of Primary education.
  • Can show a history of outstanding teaching practice with demonstrated administrative and leadership skills being desirable.
  • Can foster and develop appropriate relationships with staff, students, parents and the wider church and school communities.
  • Are willing to support the vision, mission and strategic goals of the school.

To learn more about Gilson College, please visit the College website.

Seventh-day Adventist Schools (Victoria) Limited schools are child-safe environments. We are committed to child safety and to promoting the cultural safety, participation and empowerment of all children, including children and young people with a disability and additional needs, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children and young people, and children and young people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.


370 Bridge Inn Rd, Mernda, Victoria, 3754

Expressions of Interest:

Expressions of interest can be sent to Ashley Bailey at

Salary Range: As per the Seventh-day Adventist Schools (Victoria) Enterprise Agreement

Only those with a legal right to work in Australia may apply, and the appointing body reserves the right to fill this position at its discretion and to close applications early.

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