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Executive search

Our robust and established executive search methodology enables us to move swiftly with our process and allows us to build a long list quickly. Once we identify the long list, the process of short list selection and due diligence is then undertaken. Throughout we maintain our focus on establishing whether there is alignment with the role.

Our difference

Our executive search process brings together talent, leadership, knowledge and networks to provide you with the right leaders. We work with the best existing and emerging talent, providing career mentoring and enhancing leadership capacity across the education sector.

A collaborative approach

Our active and collaborative approach, combined with our expertise in driving highly effective search processes, ensures you can be confident in engaging us to source and find alignment with key leadership talent. We understand the complexity of such an appointment and through working with you, will be able to source leaders who meet key stakeholder expectations who align with your culture.

Our networks

We have extensive and meaningful relationships across the education sector both in Australia and abroad. Being in regular communication with these educators enables us to advise and mentor them in the navigation of their career pathways. This active and passive talent represent the current and future leaders in education.

Education leaders framework

Our Education Leaders Framework, based on the key competencies of AITSL principal and leadership standards, is a unique tool designed to identify the multiple dimensions of a senior or executive level educator. This is utilised throughout the process to provide structure to sourcing, through to assessment, and appointment.

Meet our Executive team

Our Executive team consists of highly experienced educators and recruitment specialists who have held senior leadership positions at Independent schools and in the corporate sectors, both in Australia and abroad.

Executive services

How it works

Since 2017 we are proud to have led over 100 Executive and leadership searches. We take genuine interest, understanding and alignment of your school’s unique ecosystem. Working with over 350 schools and educational leaders across Australia and abroad we are proud to offer ongoing support and mentoring.

Step 1


Our executive team work with you to understand your needs and build the role profile together. Utilising AITSL Leadership Profiles, we partner with you to develop a tailored competency framework against which we can produce detailed assessment of a candidate’s relevance to the role.

Step 2


At anzuk we work as one team, accessing a global network of talented educators and leaders. When you engage the anzuk Executive team, you can expect dedicated professionals with the tools and technology to source the right fit for your community.

Step 3


Utilising our specialised frameworks, we are able to qualify candidates against the specific competencies required. Our rigorous recruitment process means you can trust us to find the right leader for your school community’s needs.

Recent appointments

Meet some of the exceptional educators placed by our anzuk Executive team.

Nicole Morton
Nicole Morton


Xavier High School, Albury
Peter Walker
Peter Walker


Grace College
Krishna Stanton
Krishna Stanton


Raymont College