Cameron Hughes is the proud Principal of St John’s Catholic College and is privileged to lead a community Strong in Faith and Strong Together.
Cameron is inspired by the Missionaries of the Sacred Heart (MSC), the Daughters of Our Lady of the Sacred Heart (OLSH) and the students, staff and families who have contributed to St John’s over 60 years.
Cameron is committed to leading a college that aspires for its graduates to flourish, by leading, living, loving and learning with a strong sense of heart spirituality. A college that has an aspiration that its graduates have the opportunity to pursue their dreams, make positive contributions to the local and global community, and make good moral decisions that promote a better world.
Cameron holds a Bachelor of Business (Management) from the University of Queensland, a Bachelor of Education (Secondary) (Postgraduate) and a Masters of Educational Leadership from the Australian Catholic University, TEFL Certification from the University of Toronto and Certificate IV in Training and Assessment from Youth Plus. Cameron’s teaching areas are Religious Education, Economics and Business.
Cameron commenced teaching for Catholic Education Northern Territory in 2004 and has worked across St John’s Catholic College, Xavier Catholic College Wurrumiyanga and Murrupurtiyanuwu Catholic Primary School holding teaching, middle management and senior leadership positions. Cameron served as Principal of Xavier Catholic College (2012-2013) and was appointed as Acting Principal of St John’s in 2018 and was endorsed in the substantive position from 2019.