Dr Paul Teys

A change provocateur, strategist and coach for educational leaders;
for both aspirants and those in the arena. 

Highly regarded educational leader and mentor

Tap into more than 40 years’ experience in independent schools, including 24 years as Principal.
Paul has been awarded a Doctor of Education for his thesis,
Leading large, P-12, autonomous, independent schools: an Australian case study’.

Core professional services

Coaching/mentoring services for principals and current and aspiring educational leaders.

Leadership development programs for middle, senior and executive leadership teams.

Principal and executive leader recruitment.

Independent executive and senior leader performance reviews.

People and culture advice.

Coaching for job applications: cover letter, resume, response to criteria, interview preparation, contract negotiations.

Dr Paul Teys' experience

As former Principal of two large K-12, autonomous, independent schools, Paul regarded himself as the Chief Executive Officer providing leadership and mentoring across Australia on strategic planning for the community. He has held responsibility, delegated by the respective boards, for the day-to-day leadership and management of schools.

AVAILABLE NOW via AmbaPress:
'So you want to be a Principal' From ideation to success, by Dr Paul Teys


In his latest book, Dr Paul Teys offers a glimpse into a world which is not often understood by those who are not in the 'hot seat'. Providing the latest information and guidance on what it is really like to be a principal of a school today, along with real examples to help illustrate the complex layers associated with leading a school and becoming its CEO.