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Brisbane Boys' College Council Member

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Expression of Interest School Council Member Brisbane Boys’ College


Brisbane Boys’ College (BBC) is one of four PMSA schools along with Clayfield College, Somerville House and Sunshine Coast Grammar School.

Established in 1918, the PMSA is a joint mission of the Uniting Church of Australia, Queensland Synod and the Presbyterian Church of Queensland. One hundred years on, the PMSA plays a vital role in setting the direction of these outstanding schools and is the connecting link between the schools and the two churches.

Each school has a School Council which is a committee of the PMSA Board. The School Council comprises up to six independent School Council members, up to two PMSA Board members and the school Headmaster as a non-voting member. The School Council is delegated the responsibility for administration and performance of the school. The school Headmaster reports to the School Council and has operational responsibility for the school. BBC Council is seeking expressions of interest from potential BBC Council members.


Essential Skills and Attributes

A new member of BBC Council is required to have the following skills and attributes.

·       Proactive commitment to the PMSA’s and the school’s Christian ethos, mission, vision, values and frameworks

·       Understanding of the trends and issues in school education

·       GAICD or equivalent qualification or board governance experience

·       Community leadership or representation

·       Ability to apply sufficient time and effort to achieve the objectives of the PMSA

·       Sufficient experience in committees / associations / boards to develop a good understanding of corporate governance requirement

·       Preparedness to publicly identify with or champion independent Christian based schools.

·       Current Blue Card eligibility

·       Meet the ACNC requirements of a Company Director


Desired Skills and Attributes

In addition, the Council seeks new members with one or more of the following skills:

·       legal

·       chartered accounting

·       education

·       information technology

·       marketing

·       business development

·       commercial


Preference will be given to candidates who are Brisbane-based, and have a strong commitment to the College, for example as an Old Collegian or past parent.

As a not-for-profit organisation, the PMSA does not remunerate Board or School Council members for their position. PMSA Board and School Council members are reimbursed a travel and other expenses allowance to cover expenses incurred in performing their duties.

For general information on the PMSA, please visit For general information on BCC, please visit For more information on the BBC Council position, obtain the School Council Charter or to apply, please contact BBC Council Chairman Mark Gray on 0410 638 024.

Please email applications with a covering letter outlining your skills and attributes against BBC’s essential / desired skills and attributes to Applications will close Friday 26 April 2019.

The Listing
Area: Brisbane, QLD
Status: Honorary - expense reimbursement
Date: Respond by 26 Apr
Mark Gray
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0410 638 024

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