A passionate educator and natural leader with a keen desire to understand the big picture and contribute to strategy, we are delighted to welcome Catherine Samuel to Ruyton in 2023 as Head of Junior School.
Catherine has a breadth of experience in leading strategy and day-to-day operations, including the learning, wellbeing and co-curricular programs in a Junior School. She ensures the needs of students are placed at the forefront of her team’s approach, while maintaining strong relationships and engagements across the School community. Catherine brings out the best in others; experienced in coaching and mentoring, she has a reputation for leading with value on respect, collaboration, inclusion and personal best. Catherine has demonstrated the ability to problem solve in complex situations and articulates clear vision and direction with a strong commitment to continuous improvement.