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Elderslie High School

Elderslie High School

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Our staff

Get to know our school staff. We're all here to help.

Our professional, university-educated teachers encourage students to develop a love of learning and a desire to succeed. They maintain the highest integrity and concern for your child’s wellbeing.

The principal is responsible for the educational leadership and management of our school. If you would like to speak to the principal, please contact us to make an appointment.

Our school administrative staff can answer inquiries or direct you to the appropriate staff member for help.

Elderslie High School staff 


Mrs Jennifer Lawrence

Deputy Principals

Mrs Joanne Amos

Ms Natalie Martin

Mr Dale White


Mr Paul O’Reilly

Ms Carmen Thorne


Mr Benjamin Townsend

Mr Scott Atterton

Head Teacher Administration

Mr Andrew Mills

Head Teacher Secondary Studies

Mrs Rebecca Shortt (Relieving Head Teacher Secondary Studies)

Senior Studies Teacher

Ms Teresa Wilson


Ms Rebecca Whitfield


Ms Karen White (Year 8 Student Adviser)

Technology Support Officer

Mr Paul Quinlan

Creative and performing arts

Ms Samantha Dennis (Head Teacher/Debating & Public Speaking Coordinator)

Ms Alisha Grimston-Eason 

Ms Criselle Gulley

Ms Carolyn Prigg (Vocal Ensemble Coordinator)

Ms Laura Reece

Miss Georgie Rysko (Year 7 Assistant Student Adviser)

Mr Rhyss Webb (Orchestra Coordinator)

English - Language

Ms Sonja Dokmanovic (Head Teacher)

Miss Julie Bun

Mrs Cheryle Copland

Mr Mark Cutrupi 

Ms Rosy Gomes

Miss Belinda Koloska

Ms Danielle Lysaught

Mr Adriel Mani (Year 9 Assistant Student Adviser)

Ms Victoria Petinos (Year 8 Assistant Student Adviser)

Miss Brittany Price

Mrs Rebecca Shortt

Mr Frederick Tan (Computer Coordinator) 

Human society and its environment 

Ms Natalie Cavaleri (Head Teacher)

Ms Alison Bargarey

Mrs Melissa Bright

Mrs Margaret Buist (Year 10 Student Adviser)

Ms Emily Farrar (Senior Leadership Coordinator)

Ms Michelle James (VET Coordinator)

Mr James Mackell

Ms Maxine Malcom 

Miss Claire Mulligan (SRC Coordinator)

Ms Katie O’Brien

Ms Ashlee Roberts

Miss Maddison Smith

Mrs Andrea Usher

Learning Support

Mrs Paula Garner

Ms Roselle Reyes-Davids

School Learning Support Officers

Ms Lisa Matthews 

Ms Kayleen Power 

Personal development, health and physical education 

Ms Zoe Crossingham (Head Teacher)

Mr Scott Atterton (Year 12 Student Adviser)

Mrs Emma Carusi (Year 12 Assistant Student Adviser)

Ms Natalie George (Sports Organiser)

Ms Victoria Jeffries (Year 9 Student Adviser)

Mr Paul Marshall

Mr Matthew Rawston


Mr Matthew Sambuco (Head Teacher) 

Mr Wayne Douglas 

Mr Majid Jabur

Ms Linda Le (Year 11 Student Adviser)

Mr Bruce Lim

Mrs Michelle Shanks

Miss Gillian Sproule (Year 7 Student Adviser)

Science / Agriculture 

Ms Rebecca Ferris (Head Teacher)

Ms Alexis Axam 

Mrs Megan Atkinson (Agriculture Coordinator)

Mr David Buckley

Mr Champ Dan

Ms Hana Jan (Anti-Racism Contact Officer)

Mr Wally Kairouz

Ms Shanie Nath 

Mr Paul Spencer

Ms Jennifer Woo 

Support unit 

Ms Natalie Robinson (Head Teacher)

Mr Shaun Mitchell (Year 11 Assistant Student Adviser)

Ms Donna Castillo

School Learning Support Officers Support Unit

Mrs Lee-Anne Hovey

Mrs Susan Kinnear

Mrs Simone Murphie 

Technology and applied studies

Ms Julie Johnson (Head Teacher)

Mrs Carly Assaad

Mrs Michelle Chanter

Mr Nathan Dean

Ms Catherine Golden

Mr Troy Huynh

Mrs Amanda Luppino

Mr Antonio Piscioneri

Ms Danielle Saunders

Mr Jonathan Stucken 

School Chaplain and Student Wellbeing officer   

Ms Kim Toovey (Chaplain)

Mrs Sally Russell (Wellbeing)

School Assistants

Mrs Denise Russell (Business Manager) 

Mrs Sue Solah (School Administration Manager) 

Ms Catherine Erskine

Mrs Janine Huygens 

Ms Bernadette Lavorato 

Ms Mary Parker 

Mrs Karen Pincham 

Mrs Kelly Stoker

Ms Samantha Strange

Mrs Cheryl Wagstaff 

Mrs Kim Walker 

Mr Steve Allingham (Farm Assistant)

Mr Wayne Coghlam (General Assistant )

Mrs Rachel Baldry 

Mrs Tabatha White