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Paul's experience

As former Principal of two large K-12, autonomous, independent schools, and interim Principal for two Steiner schools, Dr Paul Teys regarded himself as the Chief Executive Officer providing leadership 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. Using his extensive experience, Paul has helped many colleagues to leverage their strengths through mentoring and has managed executive recruitment in finding the right candidate for head of school roles.

The boards delegated the following leadership responsibilities:

  • Cultural & symbolic leader
  • Visionary & strategic leader
  • Executive team leader
  • Ethical & moral leader
  • Image management
  • Financial management
  • ​Pastoral leader
  • Educational leader
  • Administrative leader
  • Operational leader
  • Community leader
  • ​Change leader
Dr Paul Teys

Interim Principal

January 2022 to December 2022

Mentoring colleagues and managing executive leadership recruitment.

Interim Principal

January 2021 – December 2021

Mentoring colleagues and managing executive leadership recruitment.

2008 – 2020
(Deputy Principal, 2006/2007)

The longest serving Principal of the Hunter’s own premier independent school


established Moreton Bay Boys College in his time as Head of MBC

Head of Secondary (Year 7-12)

Maths/Science Teacher, Head of Science, Head of Curriculum
1984 – 1994

Boarding Master

1981 – 1982​


University of Southern Queensland
Doctor of Education
Deakin University
Master of University
The University of Queensland
Bachelor of Educational Studies
The University of Queensland
Diploma in Education
University of Southern Queensland
Bachelor of Applied Science