College Leadership

Meet our Administrative Team

Principal – Heath Dullard

Heath Dullard has a Masters of School Leadership (UWA), Bachelor of Physical Science (ECU) and Bachelor of Arts; Education (ECU). He has a background as a Science teacher specialising in Physics, and he has previously held the roles of Head of Science and Student Services Manager at ESC.

Heath’s role in the College focuses on Teaching and Learning. He is in charge of Staff Development and runs the Instructional Intelligence whole school pedagogy, as well as the Classroom Management Strategies program, which are linked to classroom observation and coaching. He also oversees specialist programs such as Learning Support, Gifted and Talented and STEM.



Associate Principal – Paul Clarke

Paul has worked at our College since 2012 and brings significant experience from a broad professional background in education.

The Department Of Education has employed Paul for over 35 years as a Teacher, School Administrator, Curriculum Consultant and Education Department manager. He has worked in schools, regional offices and central office.

Paul oversees many programs and facets of College operations including ICT teaching/learning and systems, human resources and student academic achievement.

Associate Principal – Brooke McFarlane

Brooke McFarlane has over 20 years of experience working in WA Secondary Schools. She has a strong focus on creating school environments that welcome and support young people. Brooke has previously worked in a diverse range of schools as a Performing Arts specialist. She has extensive knowledge and skills within the Student Services portfolio.

Brooke has worked as a consultant teacher for SSEN (School of Special Educational Needs) Behaviour and Engagement and recently helped to establish a new secondary school where she led the development and implementation of a whole-school approach to positive behaviour.

As a proud Aboriginal woman, Brooke aims to create culturally inclusive schools where students, staff and communities can thrive.


Associate Principal – Nathan Brown

Nathan Brown is a foundation staff member at Ellenbrook Secondary College. He has undertaken many roles at the College since its inception in 2007, including classroom teacher, Team Leader, Head of Mathematics and Deputy Principal.

Nathan has managed a broad range of portfolios. He focuses on embedding the College’s key driving themes of Engagement, Success and Community into the teaching and learning programs. Nathan brings a wealth of contextually relevant experience to his position, with a large part of his work focusing on networking and creating links with the feeder primary schools to assist in the transition of students into a secondary school environment.

He is responsible for constructing the College timetable and subject offerings as well as the efficient provision of human and physical resources. He also manages several portfolios related to compliance, policy and procedure, and target setting and data analysis centred on the College and Learning Area planning processes.

Manager Corporate Services – Diarmuid McDonagh

Diarmuid has over 15 year’s experience as a Business Manager in public, not-for-profit and private sectors leading and developing multi-disciplinary teams. His experience is further bolstered with a Bachelor of Business and Graduate Certificate of Educational Business Leadership. Diarmuid is responsible for the Corporate Services functional areas of Finance and Procurement; Human Resources (Non Teaching), ICT Systems and Infrastructure; Marketing & PR; Campus Facilities and administration functions within the College.