Darren Pitt

Darren Pitt

Mr Darren Pitt
BA (Hons), PGCE, MEd
Board Member

Darren Pitt is an educator, educational leader and educational consultant with over 25 years’ experience working in schools in the United Kingdom, Queensland and South Australia, where he has demonstrated success in delivering exceptional outcomes in learning, wellbeing, and holistic education in a number of high-performance organisations.

Darren commenced as Principal of St Columba College, a joint Anglican and Catholic school in the northern suburbs of Adelaide, in 2024, having served as Deputy Principal from 2021. He was previously Executive Project Manager at Seymour College where, working with the College Board, he was responsible for a number of high-level projects to improve organisational efficiency, performance and stakeholder experience.

Darren has also held roles as Principal of The Springfield Anglican College in Brisbane, and prior to that as Deputy Principal at Seymour College and Director of Teaching and Learning at St. Peter’s College, both in Adelaide. In 2019, Darren served as Acting Head of College at St. Mark’s College. In these roles, Darren has gained extensive experience in developing and delivering on strategy, and in improving organisational culture and business performance.

Darren has also served on a number of Advisory Boards and Executive Committees in curriculum development, wellbeing and sport, and is experienced in delivering key note lectures on education and literature in universities in England and Australia.

Darren holds a Master’s degree in Educational Leadership, an Honours degree in English Literature, and post-graduate certificates in Leadership and in Education.