Deputy principal K-12
Hunter School of the Performing Arts (Broadmeadow, NSW)
According to one colleague, Khalil Khay “represents the very essence of transformational change”, embedding the concepts of best practice and research-based leadership in order to drive improvements. Khay has 25 years of educational experience encompassing work across the early childhood, K-12 and university sectors and including teaching, mentoring and senior leadership roles. He’s been a course designer, coordinator and lecturer in education at the University of Newcastle, as well as an online and face-to-face facilitator of teacher professional learning courses for the University of Wollongong. Over his 25 years as a member of the Australian College of Educators, Khay has passionately supported the arts and education communities in Newcastle and the Hunter region, and at state level. “His commitment to teacher and student learning, knowledge of effective curriculum and leadership development, pedagogy, assessment and reporting is outstanding,” said another colleague.