Neil Andary is the next Principal at Christ Church Grammar School
Extending the legacy of academic excellence Neil Andary has been appointed the position of Principal at Christ Church Grammar School to ensure the effective and efficient operation of the school’s innovative and contemporary primary education programs.
Neil is a highly experienced educator who is committed to building strong and enduring relationships with children, parents, staff and the community.
Since 2004 Neil has worked at Prince Alfred College (PAC) in Adelaide, with his current position that of Deputy Headmaster/ Head of Preparatory School (ELC – 6). Reporting to the Headmaster, Neil leads the overall operations, teaching and well being programs for the Preparatory school, encompassing 80 staff and 550 students. Neil has achieved a number of significant outcomes, including opening a new Science and Technology facility along with the appointment of a specialist Science Teacher, overseeing strong academic growth as evidenced by 2018 NAPLAN results and restructuring the leadership team to deliver greater accountability and consistency across teaching and well being programs. With continued ELC enrollment growth, Neil has overseen strong parent satisfaction levels (via annual survey data) and improved student well being.
Between June 2013 and June 2016 at PAC, Neil took on the Head of School role after a restructure saw the departure of the Head of Middle School and Head of Senior School. This was an overarching role across Preparatory, Middle and Secondary Schools and required strong leadership and engagement through a period of significant change. Neil managed this process with a staff of over 300, developed a strategic action plan across the three schools while also overseeing the introduction of a new Learning Management System – DayMap. Prior to his time at PAC, Neil worked as a teacher at St Andrew’s School, a co-educational, Anglican, Reception to Year 7 school.