School Management

John Stewart

Principal

  • Maintains an overview of the school and its impulse as a Steiner school
  • Approved authority for the school
  • Provides educational leadership in the context of a Steiner school
  • Supports and advises the teaching staff in all matters relating to curriculum development and welfare of students
  • Represents the school to parents, external organisations and the general public
  • Responsible for staffing, performance management, industrial relations and dispute resolution
  • Ensures that educational programs are of the highest quality and consistent with Steiner education principles
  • Responsible for the schools Child Safety program
  • Principal Child Safe Officer
  • Reports to the Board of Directors

Bernie Wagg

Assistant Principal

  • Coordinates the school’s education program
  • Develops and monitors timetables and staffing in consultation with the Principal
  • Oversees the provision of VCE and the Class 12 Independent Research Projects
  • Oversees assessments and reporting
  • Monitors faculty budgets
  • Coordinates student teacher placements, distance education and work experience
  • Liaises with universities, VCAA and VTAC with respect to Class 12 pathways and results
  • Designated Child Safe Officer

Ross Ingram

Business Manager

  • Financial management
  • Property & asset management
  • Strategic planning
  • School administration
  • Risk management/Workplace Health and Safety
  • HR management
  • Environmental and building projects
  • School bus transport
  • Marketing
  • Reports to the Board of Directors

Rachel Mager

Chair of Management

  • Convenes and chairs the Management meetings to regularly review all areas, functions and roles in the school and respond accordingly
  • Regularly communicates with all Management members
  • Meets with parents as required
  • Relays communications and/or concerns from staff and parents to Management where appropriate
  • Has final authority in Management meetings where consensus on a matter cannot be reached
  • Position: Student Support Coordinator

Tessa Priest

College Chair

  • Chairs the College of Teachers meetings
  • Implements the College’s strategic plan
  • Leads and manages the College in fulfilling its mandate, i.e:
  • provide direction for the study and focus of all faculties within the school
  • maintain the health of the culture of the school and deepen the pedagogical work
  • strengthen the festivals through awareness, study and rhythm
  • cultivate Steiner education and support Anthroposophy in the school and wider community through pedagogical work and study
  • Position: Class Teacher

Damien Callan

Management Member

  • Attends weekly management meetings
  • Regularly attends faculty, college and other relevant meetings
  • Promotes a culture of excellence in learning and development with staff, students and parents
  • Carries a picture of the whole school through reports, observation, feedback, reviews and appraisals
  • Position: Music Department Coordinator

Danielle Fischer

Management Member

  • Attends weekly management meetings
  • Regularly attends faculty, college and other relevant meetings
  • Promotes a culture of excellence in learning and development with staff, students and parents
  • Carries a picture of the whole school through reports, observation, feedback, reviews and appraisals
  • Position: Upper School Art Teacher

Board of Directors

Maria Brouwers (chair)

Ric Butler

Damien Callan

John Stewart (ex-officio)

Rachel Mager (ex-officio)

Ross Ingram (ex-officio)

 

Annual Report

Please click here to view our Annual Report (2020)

 

Strategic Plan

Please click here to view our Strategic Plan (2019-2023)

 

 

Grievance Procedure (link)