First listed on: 06 August 2020

Head of Mathematics


Since its establishment in 1884, Wilderness School has been at the forefront of girls’ education.  A non-denominational day and boarding school from Early Learning to Year 12, Wilderness School understands and caters to the needs of each individual. Wilderness School prepares girls to be adventurous, courageous, responsible and respectful learners and leaders. The legacy of our Founders, the Misses Browns, continues today and is a rich and integral part of our School culture. At Wilderness, we strive to enable each student to be the best that she can be.

About the Role:

Wilderness School is seeking to appoint a highly accomplished and passionate Head of Mathematics. This is a full-time position commencing January 2021. 

Reporting directly to the Director of Learning and Teaching Excellence, the Head of Mathematics is responsible for the delivery of an innovative and rigorous mathematics curriculum that delivers maximum growth and achievement for all students.

The Head of Mathematics is committed to developing their own leadership and leadership practices, as well as empowering, motivating and supporting the members of the Mathematics Department to improve their professional and classroom practices. Reflective, collaborative and collegial, the Head of Mathematics cultivates a climate of innovation, mutual trust and respect.

The Head of Mathematics is a highly and experienced mathematics teacher with a demonstrated passion for educating and empowering students and teachers to strive for excellence and continual growth. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills are also required.

Conditions of Employment:

For details about Wilderness School or to obtain a copy of the Position Description, please visit the School’s website at

For a confidential discussion regarding the position, please contact Sharon Kennedy, Human Resources Manager on 8343 1081, or Heather De Blasio, Director of Learning and Teaching Excellence on 8343 1080 or alternatively you may email

Apply Online:

Applications of interest for this position should be addressed to Sharon Kennedy, Human Resources Manager and include a cover letter and detailed Curriculum Vitae including the names and contact details of three professional referees. Please note that only applications via Seek will be accepted.

Applications close: Friday 21st August 2020

A mandatory requirement for application will be the ability to obtain a current DCSI Child Related Clearance and Responding to Abuse and Neglect Certification.

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