Jann Robinson was appointed Principal to St Luke's Grammar School in 2005. She holds a Masters in Educational Leadership, a Bachelor of Education majoring in English and History and a Diploma of Education. She is a member of the Australian College of Educational Leaders (MACEL) and the Australian College of Educators (MACE). She has been the Chair of the Heads of Independent Co-Educational Schools (HICES), the Chair of the Association of Heads of Independent Schools and is currently a member of the Board of AHISA, Australia.
She began her teaching career with the Department of Education teaching English at a boys' school prior to moving to the independent sector. Within the independent sector she has taught in both co-educational and girls’ schools as a Modern History specialist.
Prior to taking up Principalship, Mrs Robinson's leadership roles were in student welfare and curriculum advice. She held the positions of Year Advisor and Dean of Students Year 7-10 and these roles led her to believe that the well-being of students was vital for their academic success.
Mrs Robinson is a strong advocate for young people developing resilience so that they can meet the challenges of a rapidly changing world. This has seen the introduction of Learning@STLUKE'S which brings together learning and character formation.
Her Christian faith has shaped her commitment to seeing young people equipped to make a difference in the world. She seeks to encourage young people to be compassionate, gracious, humble and just global citizens who can have a positive impact on the world.
The St Luke's Grammar School Executive Team is charged with formulating and implementing the School's Strategic Plan and also is responsible for the day to day running of the School. The Executive Team is headed up by Principal, Mrs Jann Robinson, who joined the School in 2005.
Mrs Jann Robinson, Principal
Reverend John French, School Chaplain
Ms Merryn Clarksmith, Deputy Principal
Ms Jennifer Pollock, Deputy - Curriculum
Dr James Pietsch, Dean of Professional Development and Learning
Mr Nigel Wickham, Dean of Students
Mr Adam Lear, Head of Junior School, Dee Why campus
Mr Andrew Thompson, Assistant Head of Junior School, Dee Why campus
Mrs Jodie Bennett, Head of Junior School, Bayview campus
The School Executive comprises of the Academic Executive along with the following executive staff:
Ms Jane Hughes, Business Manager
Ms Kai Romot, Director of Development, Communications & Communities
Mrs Danielle Hargrove, Director of Enrolments and Marketing
Mr Andrew Longhurst, Director of ICT
Mrs Elizabeth Little, Executive Assistant to the Principal
The St Luke's Grammar School Council is a sub-committee of the ASC Board charged with the oversight and governance of the School. The School Council establishes policy and direction and has a significant role in the ongoing strategic direction of the School.
The Chair of Council is Mrs Victoria Hayman.
The Council Members are: Dr Jean Ashton, Mrs Emma Ellis, Mrs Robyn Harris, Mr Philip King, Rev Clifton McDonnell, Mr Martyn Mitchell (ASC), Mr John Turner.
Council Members In Attendance are: Mrs Jann Robinson (Principal), Ms Jane Hughes (Business Manager), Ms Jessica Apperley (ASC).
St Luke's Grammar School is part of the Anglican Schools Corporation (ASC), which caters for the academic, spiritual and pastoral needs of over 10,000 students in NSW, ranging in age from four to eighteen years. Currently administering 18 independent schools, the Corporation provides education of the highest quality delivered in a nurturing, caring, Christian environment.
The Anglican Schools Corporation schools are: Arndell Anglican College, Claremont College, Danebank School, Macquarie Anglican Grammar School, Mamre Anglican School, Nowra Anglican College, Oran Park Anglican College, Orange Anglican Grammar School, Penrith Anglican College, Richard Johnson Anglican School, Roseville College, Rouse Hill Anglican College, Shellharbour Anglican College, Shoalhaven Anglican School, St Luke's Grammar School, Thomas Hassall Anglican College, Trades Norwest Anglican Senior College and Wollondilly Anglican College.
All teachers at St Luke’s are engaged in ongoing professional learning. All teachers are members of professional learning groups that meet regularly to discuss how they can improve their teaching and the learning of students and participate in whole-school professional learning activities during the year.
The School also provides teachers with opportunities to attend network meetings in the local area to learn from colleagues at other schools and attend courses provided by people with specialised expertise in different fields of education. A number of staff also attend conferences where there are opportunities to hear speakers from Australia and around the world.
At the end of each year, staff participate in a process of reflecting on their professional learning and developing goals for the coming year.
St Luke's seeks to promote a work environment and culture to attract and retain outstanding professionals by fostering professionalism, commitment, loyalty, Christian values and a high standard of pastoral care.
St Luke's Grammar School employs over 100 full-time and part-time teachers, supported by teachers' aides, peripatetic tutors, administrative staff and grounds staff.
The following Casual positions are currently available:
All Applications for Employment are to be supported by the following:
Junior School Positions (Years C – 6) Dee Why and Bayview campuses:
Please send Junior School, Dee Why Applications for Employment and support documents to:
Mr Adam Lear, Head of Junior School
Please send Junior School, Bayview Applications for Employment and support documents to:
Mrs Jodie Bennett, Head of Junior School
Senior School (Years 7 – 12): Please send Senior School Applications for Employment and support documents to:
Mrs Elizabeth Little, Executive Assistant to the Principal