Meet our Principal

The Blackheath and Thornburgh College Board is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Simon Murphy as the next Principal of Blackheath and Thornburgh College, commencing in January 2020.

“My family and I look forward to joining BTC and the Charters Towers community, moving from Dubbo, NSW.  I have worked extensively in rural school settings throughout the central-west NSW region.  I possess strong communication and leadership skills enabling me to develop a rapport with individuals and groups across a broad spectrum of the community. “

“I have a strong foundation in pastoral care and the development of innovative teaching and learning modes, seeking to maximise the learning opportunities for students.”

“As the Principal of Blackheath & Thornburgh College, I look forward to working collaboratively with the board, staff, community and most importantly the students to continue the schools’ vision to create successful people of the future.”