Our People

A Caring community

Although we are blessed with great facilities and exciting programs, it's the people that make BHCS an inviting place to be. Relationship is at the core of every student's learning journey; relationships with the teachers, staff, their peers and the extended BHCS community.

Juliette Krens

Systems & Compliance Manager and PA to the Principal

Our school has a great sense of community. At its very heart is generosity seasoned with both grace and compassion.

Our staff endeavour in so many ways to look at the heart of people, while celebrating what makes them unique. In my role, I love being able to facilitate others through the provision of robust and efficient operational systems.

The greatest reward is enhancing someone else’s life by giving them access to the information they need to do their work well, so they in turn can provide our community with their best.

Lisa and Josh Hesling

Parents

We love the links between the school and its environment through placement, design and curriculum.  The school is nestled into a bend of Monbulk Creek and every classroom has gorgeous views of trees and light. We love the ways the school provides encouragement and support in unusual ways: Bush Dances, Movie nights, Celebration Night, musical recitals, science night – they’re all such wonderful ways of providing different connections to the community.
 
There are great opportunities to connect with students from outside of their direct peer group – middle school choir, musicals, buddy systems, sport activities and camps. This approach gives children a broad friendship base and a good foundation for life outside school.

Sarah Jolicoeur

Senior Education Support

What I really love about our school are our students; each one so diverse, full of potential, beauty and depth. To look into a student's eyes and see an open soul, a hidden pain, a longing for acceptance or overflowing cheeky abandon is inspiring; the raw and real wonder of our youth!

In my role I get the joy of working alongside people, with the hope of being able to meet a need, encourage, reach a heart, help solve a problem or point out a different path.

Most days I have a pretty wonderful job!

Ashlee

Student

The supportive staff here have a genuine interest in your life, not just your schooling, and I love that the school is surrounded by a stunning environment, full of trees and wildlife. 
 
I think students at this school thrive because of the supportive nature of the staff and the positive nature of the school as a whole. 

Scott and Lynne

Parents

There is so much to love about BHCS.  The school has a great sense of community and we feel very much a part of it.  The staff, especially teachers, live out their faith by being very caring and supportive of the students as they teach.  Our kids are given so many opportunities to do and try so many different things. It is a unique and blessed place where God is working in all areas of the school in so many ways.

Michelle Farrand

Year 12 Team Leader

I love our school community. I feel incredibly grateful that I can work with people who are passionate about teaching and genuinely care about their students. We have learning assistants, maintenance and admin staff who are gracious and go above and beyond for others.

Our students also, make it all worth it. They are kind, thoughtful of others, and a lot of fun. To be able to teach them, and learn from them, is a real gift.