Christian Brothers College

Adelaide, South Australia
ELC – Year 12 Boys | 985 students



Christian Brothers College (CBC), Adelaide is a Catholic School in the Edmund Rice tradition for boys in ELC to Year 12. It is one of Adelaide’s oldest and most respected ELC-Year 12 Colleges and offers an education across three campuses in the heart of Adelaide City. Established in 1878, CBC has a proud tradition of providing a uniquely contemporary education for boys. The College shapes men of the future who lead caring, authentic and accomplished lives; who are advocates for respect and compassion and who share a sense of belonging that lasts for life.

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Following the announcement that Mr Daniel Lynch will conclude his time as Principal at the end of this year, after four years of outstanding leadership, the Executive Director of Edmund Rice Education Australia (EREA) seeks to appoint the next Principal of Christian Brothers College, commencing in January 2023.

Expressions of interest are invited from experienced and contemporary educational leaders who will lead with vision and build on the College’s tradition of excellence. As the next Principal of CBC, you will lead an outstanding team of professional staff dedicated to providing students with the best opportunities in a safe and inclusive environment.

To obtain an Information Package, including the selection criteria and duties and responsibilities, please contact Madison McQuiggan at or (03) 9426 3205. For a confidential conversation about the role, please contact Brian Schumacher, Director of Schools – WA/SA/NT, on (08) 7130 0802.



Expressions of interest should be addressed to Dr Craig Wattam, EREA Executive Director, and can be emailed to Please include a:

  1. Current CV
  1. Covering Letter, outlining reasons for your interest in and suitability for the position (no more than 2 pages).


All expressions of interest will be acknowledged by reply email. Please contact us if you do not receive an acknowledgement of receipt within 7 days.

Suitably qualified candidates will be notified and invited to submit a full application, including a detailed written response to criteria.




Employment is subject to compliance with COVID-19 Vaccination Mandates and a Working With Children Check (WWCC) clearance. 

All applicants will be subject to EREA and legislative screening procedures. These checks are consistent with EREA’s commitment to child protection policies and procedures.

 Edmund Rice Education Australia is committed to ensuring the safety, wellbeing and dignity of all children and young people.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.

Edmund Rice Education Australia is an Equal Opportunity Employer.