The College Principal is Mrs June Melbourne, BA [majoring Eng. Hist. Psych. Hons] Dip Ed. Com. Dec. She is also Head of English for the College and has been a member for the Panel for English in the Gold Coast region. Actively involved in education since 1978, her qualifications were attained at the University of Sydney. Her teaching profession has encompassed broad horizons, ranging across several states including New South Wales, Western Australia, Victoria and Queensland. Mrs Melbourne’s previous position at Tamborine Mountain College was Deputy Principal and Head of English. She has been at the College since 1998.
Each year level/class has a Form Teacher for the entire year. This allows a close bond to develop between students and Form Teacher. It is the Form Teacher who checks uniform standards and contacts parents on any general issues concerning students. Strong pastoral care is in place at Tamborine Mountain College.
Year 11 and 12 Leadership
Each year, year 11 and 12 students attend a leadership camp. This is a camp that has an educational and personal development focus and is a compulsory component of the school year. The camp takes place during Term One. The venues vary between a bush and sea setting. Schoolwork related activities, which cannot be carried out in the classroom, are integrated into the camp. Skills such as canoeing, rope climbing, surfing and many more are incorporated into the camp.