Mr Halid Serdar Takimoglu, Executive Principal, Sirius College
Serdar commenced the role of Executive Principal of Sirius College in 2015, overlooking six campuses with over 2600 students. His main role is setting long-term targets and maintaining the vision of the school while ensuring a level of consistency between the campuses. Serdar continues to teach physics and lists his profession not as a Principal but as a teacher, a role he sees as an honour.
Born and raised in the cosmopolitan city of Istanbul, Serdar completed his Bachelor of Arts in Physics at Bosphorus University. He began teaching in Central Asia and continued in Moscow at an international school. Serdar moved to Australia in 1999. Before moving to Melbourne, he worked at Amity College in Sydney, initially as head of curriculum and then as a Principal.
Serdar is proud to be working in a school that aims to empower students to become critical thinkers and socially responsible individuals motivated by moral values and a belief in tolerance, diversity and harmony.
He completed his Diploma of Education at Victoria University and Master of Education at the University of Melbourne. Serdar serves on the Advisory Board of the Australian Intercultural Society.