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Richard Brenker

Acting Principal & Head of Campus - Glen Waverley

Richard has a long standing career at Wesley College with extensive experience in school leadership, teaching, curriculum development and pastoral care. Richard joined Wesley College in 1981 as a geography teacher and since then has assumed significant leadership responsibilities across multiple executive positions.

Richard has developed an in depth understanding of the breadth of educational programs and operations across the College, positioning him optimally for his current roles as Acting Principal and Head of Campus, Glen Waverley. Richard was Head of Campus, St Kilda Road from 2010 to 2017. In mid-2017 Richard was appointed Deputy Principal and Head of Campus, Glen Waverley. Other notable appointments at Wesley include Head of Middle School at St Kilda Road, Head of Senior School at Glen Waverley, Head of Learning and Head of Houses.

Richard has had the privilege of taking Wesley students on tours of Thailand and Indonesia and has also been involved in the development of the Yiramalay/Wesley Studio School in the Kimberley.

Richard’s international experience includes teaching at a coeducational boarding school in the United Kingdom. He completed his Master of Education in 2008.


Acting Principal & Head of Campus - Glen Waverley

Richard has a long standing career at Wesley College with extensive experience in school leadership, teaching, curriculum development and pastoral care.  Richard joined Wesley College in 1981 as a geography teacher and since then has assumed significant leadership responsibilities across multiple executive positions.  

Richard has developed an in depth understanding of the breadth of educational programs and operations across the College, positioning him optimally for his current roles as Acting Principal and Head of Campus, Glen Waverley. Richard was Head of Campus, St Kilda Road from 2010 to 2017.  In mid-2017 Richard was appointed Deputy Principal and Head of Campus, Glen Waverley.  Other notable appointments at Wesley include Head of Middle School at St Kilda Road, Head of Senior School at Glen Waverley, Head of Learning and Head of Houses. 

Richard has had the privilege of taking Wesley students on tours of Thailand and Indonesia and has also been involved in the development of the Yiramalay/Wesley Studio School in the Kimberley.

Richard’s international experience includes teaching at a coeducational boarding school in the United Kingdom.  He completed his Master of Education in 2008.