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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


Mrs Carmen Thorne

Ms Julia Cifuentes-Post

Head Teacher Welbeing, Learning and Support

Ms Christina Needham 

Head Teacher Administration

Mrs Elizabeth Siope 

Head Teacher Teaching and Learning

Ms Megan King 

Head Teacher Secondary Studies

Ms Teresa Wilson (Relieving)

Senior Studies Teacher

Ms Teresa Wilson


Ms Rebecca Whitfield


Ms Danielle Lysaught 

Technology Support Officer


Creative and performing arts

Ms Samantha Dennis (Head Teacher)

Ms Alisha Grimston-Eason (Year 11 Assistant Student Adviser + Dance Coordinator)

Ms Criselle Gulley

Ms Carolyn Prigg (Vocal Ensemble Coordinator)

Ms Julie-Anne Massimiani

Mr Rhyss Webb (Orchestra Coordinator)

English - Language

Ms Sonja Dokmanovic (Head Teacher)

Miss Julie Bun (Year 12 Assistant Student Adviser)

Ms Elizabeth Davis (Year 7 Assistant Student Adviser)

Ms Margaret Draper

Ms Jennifer Frith

Mr Adriel Mani (Year 12 Student Adviser)

Mr Frederick Tan (Computer Coordinator) 

Human society and its environment 

Mr Adam Miller (Head Teacher)

Miss Geraldine Borland (Year 8 Student Adviser)

Mrs Melissa Bright (Year 7 Student Adviser)

Mrs Margaret Buist (Year 10 Student Adviser)

Ms Maxine Malcom  (Year 11 Student Adviser)

Ms Claire Mulligan 

Ms Katie O’Brien

Mrs Andrea Usher 

Learning Support (LaSTs)

Mrs Paula Garner - Supervisor of Female Students

Ms Roselle Reyes-Davids

School Learning Support Officers (SLSOs)

Ms Simone Bourne

Mr Brody Dooner

Ms Lisa Matthews 

Ms Kayleen Power 

Miss Julia Stoker

Ms Maria Green (Year 9 Assistant Student Adviser)

Ms Francine Buttigieg

Personal development, health and physical education 

Ms Zoe Crossingham (Head Teacher)

Mr Scott Atterton 

Mr Luke Cockburn (Sports Organiser & Year 10 Assistant Student Adviser)

Ms Victoria Jeffries (Relieving Head Teacher)

Mr Paul Marshall


Mr Matthew Sambuco (Head Teacher) 

Miss Hamera Baig

Mr Wayne Douglas 

Mr Vinay Kumar

Miss Gillian Sproule 

Science / Agriculture 

Ms Rebecca Ferris (Head Teacher)

Ms Shanie Nath 

Mrs Megan Atkinson (Agriculture Coordinator)

Mr David Buckley

Mr Wally Kairouz

Ms Mary Trinh

Ms Shannon Last  (Year 8 Assistant Student Adviser)

Ms Jennifer Woo (Relieving Head Teacher/Anti-Racism Contact Officer)

Support unit 

Ms Natalie Robinson (Head Teacher)

Ms Donna Castillo (Year 9 Student Adviser)

Mr Neil Grimes

Mr Shaun Mitchell 

School Learning Support Officers Support Unit

Mrs Lee-Anne Hovey

Mrs Susan Kinnear

Mrs Simone Murphie 

Technology and applied studies

Ms Rickelle Jolley (Head Teacher)

Ms Marilyn Atherton

Mrs Carly Assaad

Ms Kim Castelliy

Mr Troy Huynh

School Chaplain,  Student Wellbeing officer and Student Support Officer (SSO)  

Ms Ebony Griffin (Chaplain)

Ms Emily Tyler (Chaplain)

Ms Alicia Neil (Student Wellbeing Officer)

Intensive Learning Support Program 

TBA (Literacy)

Mrs Helle Juske (Numeracy)

School Assistants

Mrs Denise Russell (Business Manager) 

Mrs Sue Solah (School Administration Manager) 

Ms Catherine Erskine

Ms Bernadette Lavorato 

Mrs Belinda McKay

Ms Tracey Petruszenko

Mrs Karen Pincham 

Mrs Kelly Stoker

Mrs Samantha Strange

Mrs Cheryl Wagstaff 

Mr Logan Ockers (Farm Assistant)

Mr Wayne Coghlan (General Assistant )