Experience

Paul's experience

As former Principal of two large K-12, autonomous, independent 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 2021 – Present

Mentoring colleagues and managing executive leadership recruitment

Principal
2008 – 2020
(Deputy Principal, 2006/2007)

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

Principal
1999-2005

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

Head of Secondary (Year 7-12)
1995-1998

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

Toowoomba Grammar School, Boarding Master, 1981 – 1982​

Qualifications

University of Southern Queensland
Doctor of Education
2021
 
Deakin University
Master of University
1992
 
The University of Queensland
Bachelor of Educational Studies
1988
 
The University of Queensland
Diploma in Education
1984
 
University of Southern Queensland
Bachelor of Applied Science
1983