Ryde Baptist Church

RBC Staff

Brendan Handel

Peter Bosker Pastor - Northcross Principal

Peter is married to Annette and their children are – David & Shani (married), Jonathan, Paula and Mark. His interests range from sport, visual art, landscaping and motor bikes.

Peter has been involved in education for over 30 years. Around 20 of the years has been as Principal in schools covering Vic, Tas, NSW & Qld ranging from 50 students to over 1100 students.

His purpose is to ‘Release Gifts’ and his goal is ‘To see people fruitful, flourishing and fulfilled in a context of freedom and liberty so they can excel in their passion and strengths’.

He is passionate about sowing vision to inspire communities, establishing strategic thinking processes, engaging the community leading to strategic decision making.

His expertise include Leadership, Vision, Strategic Thinking, Pedagogy, Mentoring, Executive Coaching, School Reviews, Learning & Delivery, Emotional Intelligence & Appreciative Inquiry.

His Work Experience includes Art Bosker Educational Consultant engaged by Wesley Institute, University of Newcastle and the Ono Niha Foundation. He has been Principal of Suncoast Christian College, Launceston Christian School, King’s College and Executive Principal/CEO of Green Point Christian College.

He is past member of Australian College of Educators and Accredited Member of Australian Council of Educational Administrators.
His qualifications include Master of Education (UTas) with his dissertation on Parent-Teacher Relationships in Christian Schools, Bachelor of Education (TCAE) with his thesis on a Biblical Approach to Child Discipline and a Cert IV TAE in Adult Learning & Delivery.