Whyalla School Principal Profile
Mr. Benjamin Kowald was appointed Principal of Sunrise Christian School, Whyalla late 2012. He commenced in the role at the beginning of the 2013 school year.
Benjamin began his teaching career in Adelaide and worked at several different schools teaching both Primary and Secondary grade levels. Ben has been part of the Sunrise Christian School network since 2006, primarily at the Marion Campus, in which during this time he was developed as a Leader and was given opportunity to grow and develop his skills and abilities through hands on experience.
Ben and his wife Sophie moved to Whyalla at the beginning of 2012 to take up a leadership role as Deputy Principal under the direction of Ms. Jacqui Munro as well as maintaining his role as a classroom teacher. Throughout this time Ben showed great initiative and development as a leader, thus being successful in the position of Principal when he was appointed late 2012.
Ben spent many of his childhood years in the country and therefore has a deep appreciation for community. Ben has a love for sport and music and is passionate about sowing back into the community. He has a great desire to see children develop and grow to become solid leaders who demonstrate a great strength and depth of character.