Board Member

The Presbyterian and Methodist Schools Association
CBD & Inner Suburbs
CEO & General Management
Board Appointments
Posted 22d ago

The Presbyterian and Methodist Schools Association (PMSA) is seeking to make an appointment to the PMSA Board.

The PMSA owns four of Queensland’s most well-known independent schools: Brisbane Boys’ College, Clayfield College, Somerville House and Sunshine Coast Grammar School. The PMSA envisions a future where education is valued as a central pillar of society and where Christian independent education provides the finest opportunities and outcomes for future citizens of the world. The PMSA is governed by the Board, with appointments by the Uniting Church in Australia, the Presbyterian Church of Queensland and the Board itself.

About the PMSA Board 

The PMSA Board owns and governs the four PMSA schools.  The Board exercises powers of the body corporate, in the attainment of the objects of the PMSA and the prudent management of our business.  The Board has eight key responsibility areas:

 • Culture 

• Governance 

• Futures Planning 

• Risk 

• Finance 

• Communication • Enrolments and curriculum provision 

• Performance

The PMSA is currently seeking to appoint an outstanding individual to the Board. This is a key appointment and an exciting opportunity to make a significant contribution to the future direction of the PMSA. Board members play a vital role in the future strategic development of the PMSA and fostering an environment in which the mission and vision of the PMSA is achieved.

To be successful in the role you will possess a combination of commercial and purpose-driven organisational leadership experience and capability. You will be an active member of a Christian Church and have deep knowledge of complex governance. Demonstrated experience in committees/associations/boards and corporate governance and AICD qualifications or equivalent are essential. 

Candidates that have a proven track record within their own professional executive achievements from ICT and Digital Transformation, Human Resources, Strategic Planning and Risk industries are highly desirable.

If you are interested in applying for this position, please visit the PMSA careers page to download the expression of interest.   

For a confidential discussion, to apply or to receive a comprehensive candidate pack, please contact  Susan Lindsay Group Executive Human Resources on +61 7 3371 0709 or email

Applications close 7 May 2021.

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