Steiner Education Australia Appoints New CEO

Steiner Education Australia Appoints New CEO

The Board of Steiner Education Australia has announced the appointment of Mr Andrew Hill as the next Chief Executive Officer.

Mr Hill was appointed because of his wide experience in all aspects of Steiner education. This includes teaching and teacher training, management, governance and parent support. He is a well-respected speaker on Steiner education, delivers professional development workshops to teachers, and has presented numerous keynote lectures and workshops both nationally and internationally.

Originally a university academic in Behavioural Science in Medicine, Mr Hill was a founding teacher of the Newcastle Waldorf School before teaching at Warrah Specialist School and Glenaeon Rudolf Steiner School, Sydney.

From 2008 until 2022, he was the Collegiate Chair and then Head of School at Glenaeon and the School’s delegate to SEA.

He commences in the role on 1 May to replace Dr Virginia Moller who will depart on 15 May after many years of exceptional service.

Mr Hill said he was proud to accept the appointment and to lead an expansive and diverse Steiner community to tackle future challenges including workforce, impact of technology, changing career pathways and the rise of mental health challenges in our young people.

“It is a privilege and an honour to be appointed, and I look forward a handover from Dr Moller and to a continuing contribution for the benefit of students, teachers and communities across Australia,” said Mr Hill.