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Leadership Team

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Mr Mark Sawle
Principal
Reporting to the School Council, I am fully accountable for the performance and development of the School. Together with the Leadership Team, I strive to create a world-class school that provides city opportunities in a beautiful country setting. As a passionate advocate for regional Australia, I am proud of the role GSG plays as the premier provider of education in the Great Southern.
Richard Baird - Deputy Principal
Mr Richard Baird
Deputy Principal
I oversee the day-to-day operations of the School K-12 and develop processes and procedures for effective communication, coordination of daily events and issues relating to duty of care. I manage the School calendar, maintain standards and ensure that learning outcomes are being met. I chair the Pastoral Committee, Occupational Health and Safety Committee and am executive in charge of Boarding and ICT.
Emma Franklin - Director of Teaching and Learning
Mrs Emma Franklin
Director of Teaching and Learning
My role involves implementing learning opportunities for all students through the curriculum, and development opportunities to support great teaching. I am passionate about excellent learning for all students.
Andrew Orr - Business Manager
Mr Andrew Orr
Business Manager
The Business Manager is responsible for leadership, management and organisation of the school's corporate services including: finance and administration; facilities and grounds; catering; and the Canteen. Ensuring the success of the School financially by adopting best practice financial management, risk management and governance is key to this role.
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Ms Suzanne Youens
Head of Junior School
Ensuring our students have the best possible start to their education is key to my role as Head of Junior School. I work closely with staff as they provide engaging learning experiences and support all members of the Junior School community to provide a safe, nurturing environment to allow our young students to flourish.
Adam Scott - Head of Middle School
Mr Adam Scott
Head of Middle School
My role is to nourish each child's pastoral and academic well-being during their early adolescent years. My aim is to guide and support students to be creative, challenge themselves and explore new ideas.
Mark Bonnin - Head of Senior School
Mr Mark Bonnin
Head of Senior School
I am responsible for the day to day management of staff and students in Years Ten, Eleven and Twelve. Schools are relational and I strive to underpin all interactions with respectful, substantial relationships. I nurture the growth and development of every individual in the Senior School academically, socially, physically and spiritually.
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