Director of People and Culture


Loreto Normanhurst is a leading Catholic, independent day and boarding school for girls in Years 5-12.

We are currently seeking to appoint an experienced Human Resource Management specialist to the permanent full-time position of Director of People and Culture.

This position is a newly created position that encompasses strategic and operational responsibilities.

In keeping with its significance in relation to the achievement of the School’s strategic plan, the person in this position reports directly to the Principal and is a member of the School’s Leadership Team, working in close consultation and collaboration with all other members of the Leadership Team. They will also be responsible for providing ongoing support for, and liaison with middle managers and line managers, and the leadership and supervision of other human resource management staff.

The successful applicant will be a highly motivated, innovative human resource management specialist with experience across the range of contemporary human resource management functions and the capacity to, and interest in applying their knowledge and skills to an independent school context.

All staff at Loreto Normanhurst are expected to actively support the Catholic, and specifically Loreto, ethos of the school. The successful applicant will be required to obtain and maintain a valid Working with Children Check from the Office of the Children’s Guardian



Applicants are required to submit the following:

  • Curriculum Vitae including academic qualifications, professional history including details of the responsibilities of positions held, professional learning activities, professional memberships, and the names and contact details of three referees (please note referees will not be contacted without prior notice to the applicant)
  • Cover letter outlining experience in the seven key areas of responsibility provided in this document.
  • Any other information the applicant deems to be relevant


Applications must be received by close of business on 12  May 2021.


All enquiries and applications will be treated with the strictest confidence and should be directed to Louise Bailey from LMB Consultancy Services who is assisting the Principal with the facilitation of this recruitment process. Louise can be contacted via email at in the first instance.