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Leadership and Governance

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School Council

John Septimus Roe Anglican Community School was established by the Anglican Schools Commission, and therefore works within the broad parameters set by the Commission. The School is governed by a Council comprising nine members. The Council is responsible for the overall development and management of the School. The Principal, as the Chief Executive Officer, is responsible for the operations of the School, and reports to the School Council on a monthly basis. The Principal is Secretary of the School Council.

Mr David Hill

School Council Chair

Mrs Diane van de Velde

Deputy Chair

Ms Michelle Houwen


Mr Alistair Ewell

Mrs Paula Humphreys

Mrs Michelle Beor

Mr Ian Curlewis

Mr Paul Butler

Ms Amy Jordan

Dr Matthew Byrne

Associate Professor

Dr Ken Evans

Honorary Member of the JSRACS Council

"Our aspiration is for JSRACS students
to be architects of their lives..."

Anglican Schools Commission (Incorporated)

The Anglican Schools Commission is responsible to the Diocesan Council for the operation of the Anglican Community Schools of Peter Moyes, Mindarie; St Mark’s, Hillarys; John Wollaston, Kelmscott; Frederick Irwin, Mandurah; Georgiana Molloy, Busselton; Swan Valley, Vale; Esperance Anglican Community School; Peter Carnley, Wellard; St James’, Alkimos; St George’s Anglican Grammar School, Perth; and John Septimus Roe, Mirrabooka and Beechboro.


And in NSW/Victoria: Cathedral College, Wangaratta; Cobram Anglican Grammar School; and Trinity Anglican College, Albury-Wodonga.


Other Anglican schools in WA are St Hilda’s Anglican School for Girls, Mosman Park; Bunbury Cathedral Grammar School; Christchurch Grammar School, Claremont; Guildford Grammar School, Guildford; All Saints College, Bullcreek; St Mary’s Anglican Girls’ School, Karrinyup; Hale School, Wembley Downs; and Perth College, Mount Lawley.


The ASC, as an incorporated body, is the employer of the staff at John Septimus Roe Anglican Community School. The School operates on a budget approved by the Anglican Schools Commission each year. The School Council has responsibility for formulating and managing the budget. The School is funded from three main income sources:


  • Parent contributions by way of school fees and other levies and donations. This equates to about 28% of the School’s income.
  • State per capita grants. The State Government pays a grant based on the number of students, the Commonwealth funding category and the enrolment level. These funds are approximately 24% of the School’s income.
  • Commonwealth recurrent grants. The Commonwealth Government pays a grant to the Anglican Schools.

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