Simon Hughes

Head of College

An Accredited Lutheran School Leader with over 20 years’ experience in Lutheran schools across Australia.

Simon joined Prince of Peace from Good News Lutheran College in Melbourne, where he was Principal for 8 years and oversaw the growth of the College from a Primary School through to a large P-12 College, along with the introduction of several international programs.

Simon has previously held other leadership positions, as Head of Middle School and Year Level Coordinator.  He has taught ICT and Design Technology from Prep to Year 12, along with Music, Photography, Mathematics, English, and Physical Education.

Simon is passionate about digital technologies and their use in education. He has been part of several teams that have introduced online and ongoing reporting systems, as well as 1:1 device programs, in two previous schools.

Simon is a father with three primary school aged children.

His Role

Simon is responsible for the day-to-day running of the College.


  • Bachelor of Teaching
  • Graduate Diploma of Theology in Education
  • Currently studying Masters in Education
  • MACE