The Principal Launchpad Program

Propel yourself into your first Principalship with expert coaching and support

Become a Principal

Having had 40 years of experience working in independent schools, I have created the Principal Launchpad Program for driven and passionate individuals who are ready to take the next step in their professional careers and become successful school leaders. Through this tailored coaching program, I provide my clients with the knowledge, resources and support they need to gain clarity on their career path, build confidence in their abilities, and develop the influence necessary to make a positive and meaningful impact in their schools and communities.

Hone your leadership skills

Work with our Practice, Opportunity, Awareness Methodology to reach your full potential.

Deliver a stand-out application

Create an impression with a high-quality application and competently apply for the role of Principal and/or Executive Leader.

Become a Principal

Successfully obtain your first Principal or Executive Leadership role.

The Program – The Principal Launchpad

Each step in the journey is methodical, precise and designed to move you closer to the coveted role of Principal, ensuring you are prepared for optimum impact once you get there.

The offer

Becoming a Principal is one of the most rewarding things you can do. With our step-by-step roadmap, you will be well on your way to accelerating your capability to become a leader in the education sector.

The Principal Launchpad Program is specifically designed to guide you through the process of becoming a Principal.

Our time together consists of:

  • One 12-month subscription.
  • Ten 45-minute monthly Zoom / in-person sessions.
  • One follow-up phone call per month following each zoom session.
  • As needed, direct contact to discuss ideas and challenges in the current role and share relevant scholarly articles for professional career development.


  • Access to my 5AM Club via an exclusive email list which gives you access to a daily blog post (Monday to Saturday).

A signed copy of my book, So you want to be a principal – the roadmap to becoming head of school

Your investment

Harness my 40 years of experience in independent schools and my passion for seeing driven, passionate and aspiring leaders succeed, together with my no-fuss, diligent coaching style, 12-month subscription and additional access bonuses.

$2,500 once off payment, at commencement

$1,375 two payments, paid six monthly

$250 monthly payment for 12 months

Please note: all prices listed are in Australian dollars (AUD).

Furthermore, if you are not happy with my service after our first session, a full refund will be provided.

Get started today!

Dr Paul Teys’ core services are designed to guide, inspire and grow leadership in schools. While his skills and knowledge can be tailored depending on the needs of the school, Paul’s expertise is in the following areas:

  • Interim Principal
  • Executive Recruitment
  • Mentoring Educational Leaders
  • Executive Leadership Learning & Development Programs
  • Facilitation of Strategic Planning
  • Staff Performance Reviews.


If you would like more information on how Paul can lead your school to success, please email him: or call: +61 418610402

Contact Dr Paul Teys

Ph: 0418 610 402