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Deputy Principal – Innovation and Design

This Executive Leadership position centres on pedagogical, curriculum and program innovation and design for education of a different kind. At its core is the leadership of people.  The role requires the expert leadership of students, teams of teachers and middle level leaders in a culture of growth to ensure the continuing success of the College in educating for a sustainable future. The Deputy Principal – Innovation and Design will lead the school in its vision to create an empowering education where links to industry and higher education sectors are sought and curriculum and pedagogy are shaped to ensure students are purposefully engaged in an education that will make a difference for a sustainable future.

The position requires a leader who demonstrates the College’s values of creativity, respect, integrity and compassion in all that they do and will embrace a culture where individual differences are appreciated and celebrated and where strengths are acknowledged and nurtured.

This role is offered as an ongoing teaching role with a five year tenured leadership position.

Key Strategic Directions

  • Develop and build community and industry partnerships that enhance the curriculum for a future-focused school
  • Imagine, develop and lead the implementation of programs that make a difference for a sustainable future
  • Inform, resource and inspire teachers to design and implement curriculum for a sustainable future
  • Lead a cycle of review and improvement focusing on assessment, reporting and feedback for student growth and development
  • Provide leadership in a culture of trust for the continuous growth of collegial inquiry and teacher practice.

To Apply for this Position

Cornish College has engaged Hutton Consulting to assist with the search and selection process for this position. For a confidential discussion regarding the application process, and to obtain further details, please contact the Lead Consultant, Fiona Hutton, on 0499 000 973 or


Applications close at
5.00pm on Friday 23 August.



Cornish College is committed to the safety and wellbeing of all children and all staff are expected to observe the College Code of Conduct.

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