School Leadership Team

ACTING PRINCIPAL - MS LUCIE FARRUGIA

 

The Principal:

  • ensures the promotion of education in faith within the school, through personal example and through the primacy given to the development of and participation in a sound Religious Education program which includes a coordinated program of prayer and worship;

  • ensures that the school operates as part of the school community by establishing appropriate consultation/communication with parents and the relevant parish priest(s);

  • provides effective leadership within the school community to ensure that students receive a quality education in accordance with Catholic Faith and Christian principles, State Registration Requirements and Christian Brother Educational Policies by planning directing and regularly evaluating curriculum development, teaching programs and extra-curricular activities;

  • provides for quality of teaching and learning, for faith development and pastoral care through appropriate selection and guidance of staff and by ensuring the on-going spiritual and professional development of staff. 

 

  • establishes an optimum physical learning environment within funding constraints by carefully utilising resources to maintain and develop school premises, equipment and facilities, consistent with Statutory Regulations.

  • facilitates a positive school climate amongst students and staff and promotes commitment to school goals by providing effective leadership, a clear sense of purpose and an articulation of the ethos of a Catholic school.

  • provides for effective pastoral care of members of the school community by establishing and guiding the processes for identifying and responding to their respective needs.

  • implements efficient and effective administrative practices by establishing appropriate communications, resource management, accounting/record-keeping procedures and fulfils the accountability requirements of the System and Government Grants

ACTING DEPUTY PRINCIPAL - MR MARK WOODBURY

 

The Deputy Principal is a member of the School Leadership Team, directly  responsible to the Principal and works in partnership with the School Leadership Team in providing quality Catholic education for the students of the School.  The appointment of a person to this position within CBHS Lewisham is made by Edmund Rice Education Australia in consultation with the school.

 

The Deputy Principal is to assist the Principal in the overall leadership and management of the school.  The Deputy Principal is to assume the role of “Acting Principal” at those times when the Principal is off the school premises.  The Deputy Principal, together with the Principal, is responsible for the religious and educational leadership of the school as well as its overall direction in order to provide for effective care and education of the students through facilitation of their spiritual, social, academic and personal development within the resource and funding constraints of the school.

 

This leadership and direction will be consistent with the vision of Edmund Rice Education Australia; Christian Brothers’ Leadership Team; Catholic teachings, principles and values; current understanding of the process of team building, delegation and development of personnel; knowledge of curriculum planning, development, program implementation and evaluation processes.

AP IDENTITY - MR DAN VALENCIC

 

The Assistant to the Principal – Identity is a member of the School Leadership Team and is directly responsible to the Principal for promoting and developing the identity of the School as a Catholic School in the Edmund Rice tradition. This is achieved through the initiation and facilitation of liturgical, spiritual and formation experiences for students, staff and families as well as supporting Justice and Peace initiatives and the Religious Education Key Learning Area.

The nature of this role is that the AP - Identity participates in the total life of the school; as a leader of various teams and an active member of key groups, in a collaborative approach to meeting strategic directions as set by the Principal. The core value of this role to the School and wider community, is ensuring that our CBHS Identity is visible in all of school life.

 AP PASTORAL - MR CHRIS KIDD

 

The Assistant Principal - Pastoral is a member of the School Leadership Team and is directly responsible to the Principal in providing for the pastoral needs of the students of the school as well as for the effective execution of the duties as outlined below.  The role of the Assistant Principal - Pastoral provides an essential link between staff, students, parents and the School Leadership Team.

 

Many of the duties are focused on the daily routine involved in administering the school with specific care and concern for staff and students Years 5–12. The key role of the Assistant Principal - Pastoral is to administer the school’s discipline and pastoral care program.  This involves liaison with Pastoral Coordinators, Specialist Teachers, School Counsellors, Studies/KLA Coordinators so as to achieve a coordinated policy.

AP CURRICULUM - MRS MONICA O'BRIEN

 

The Assistant Principal - Curriculum is a member of the School Leadership Team, directly responsible to the Principal and works in partnership with the School Leadership Team in providing quality Catholic education for the students of the school. The position of Assistant to the Principal, Curriculum is a position of special and senior responsibility within the school. The Principal of CBHS Lewisham is responsible for the appointment of a person to this special position. 

 

The Assistant Principal - Curriculum is to assist the Principal in the overall coordination and management of the school’s curriculum.

 AP PEDAGOGY AND INNOVATION - MR KEITH PAGE

 

The Assistant Principal – Pedagogy and Innovation is a member of the School Leadership Team, directly responsible to the Principal and works in partnership with the School Leadership Team in providing quality Catholic education for the students of the school.  The position of Assistant Principal – Pedagogy and Innovation is a position of special and senior responsibility within the school.  The Principal of CBHS Lewisham is responsible for the appointment of a person to this special position.

 

The Assistant Principal – Pedagogy and Innovation is to assist the Principal in developing policies and procedures for improved outcomes in teaching and learning and the development of excellence in pedagogy,

 AP PRIMARY - MR CHRIS COHEN, MS DANIELLA FERRONE AND MR MICHAEL WINCHESTER

 

The Assistant Principal - Primary is a member of the School Leadership Team, directly responsible to the Principal and works in partnership with the School Leadership Team in providing quality Catholic education for the students of the School. The position of Assistant to the Principal (Primary) is a position of special and senior responsibility within the school. The Assistant to the Principal (Primary) is a special teacher who demonstrates strong support for the vision and ministry of Catholic Education and assists the Principal in facilitating the Christian Brothers’ and the Church’s mission in this Edmund Rice school. The Principal of CBHS Lewisham is responsible for the appointment of a person to this special position.

 

The Assistant Principal - Primary is to assist the Principal in the overall coordination and management of the Primary section of the school community.

BUSINESS MANAGER 

 

 

The Business Manager is a member of the School Leadership Team (SLT) and is responsible for the effective management of School Operations.  Using a business mindset and working in collaboration with the Principal and the SLT, the Business Manager implements and runs continuous improvement at CBHS Lewisham.  The Business Manager's role assists in the formulation of strategic initiatives of the school by conducting feasibility studies and preparing impact scenarios of proposed changes from the financial/resource perspective.

ASSISTANT PRINCIPAL - CULTURE AND ORGANISATION  - MR MICHAEL BEHAYI

 

The Assistant Principal - Culture and Organisation is delegated responsibility by the Principal to focus on the daily organisation of the school.  The Assistant Principal - Culture and Organisation demonstrates a high level of effective communication and pastoral understanding while leading staff, students and members of the school community.  The Assistant Principal - Culture and Organisation develops, implements and maintains the School Timetable. 

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