Mr Frank Norton
In 2017, Mr Frank Norton was appointed as Principal of St Mary MacKillop College, Busselton.
Frank is passionate about helping students find true depth of character to be compassionate, insightful, curious, optimistic, faith-filled and informed. He visits schools both nationally and internationally to seek best practice and innovation, and has identified significant strategies to create a seamless educational flow for each student at St Mary MacKillop College as they travel from Kindergarten to Year 12.
Initially a Mathematics teacher in Karratha, Mr Norton has an extensive background in education across a wide range of schools and with students from all walks of life. He has held positions as Head of Year at Willetton SHS, Head of Mathematics at both Kelmscott SHS and Corpus Christi College in Perth, as well as deputy positions at CBC Fremantle, Aquinas College and Lumen Christi College.
Mr Norton holds Masters Degrees in Educational Leadership (UWA), Theology and Religious Education (University of Notre Dame) as well as a Professional Certificate in Instructional Leadership from the University of Melbourne.
Frank has a love of teaching and relishes the privilege to make a positive contribution to the lives of students. He shares this love with his wife Jenny, who teaches Pre Primary, and their two children: Madison is a Year 1 teacher and son, Jackson, is the Head of Sport at a College in Perth.