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Ambarvale High School

Ambarvale High School

Trust, Respect, Responsibility, Excellence, Cooperation

Telephone02 4627 1800

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.



Ms L Barnott-Clement

Deputy Principal 

Ms S Arts for Years 7, 9 and 11

Ms E Fitzgerald for Years 8, 10 and 12 (Mon - Thurs)

Mr M Qu (Relieving Friday Years 8, 10 and 12)

Mr M Graham for Inclusion & Support

Head Teacher Administration

Mr M Qu (Monday -Thursday)

Ms A Ryan (Relieving Friday)

Head Teachers TAS 

Mr Craig Shaw

Head Teachers English   

Mrs A Taraboulsis (Mon, Thurs, Fri)

Ms A Phillips (Relieving)

Head Teacher HSIE

Ms J Novak

Head Teacher Mathematics

Mr G Gray (Relieving)

Head Teachers PD/Health/PE

Mr J Sorenson (Relieving) 

Head Teachers Sciences

Ms S Maynard (Mon, Tue, Thurs)

Mr P Farrugia (Relieving - Wed, Fri) 

Head Teacher Creative Arts

Ms D Sutton (Acting Head Teacher)

Head Teachers Support

Mrs K Whitehead  

Head Teacher Wellbeing 

Ms L Parkin - Tue, Thurs, Fri

Mrs G Koens (Relieving) - Mon, Wed

Head Teacher Teaching and Learning 

Derek Wales

Specialist teachers and administrative staff


Mrs Michelle Haverfield

Careers Adviser

Ms Barlow (Relieving)

School Business Manager

Mrs M Burrows 

School Administrative Manager

Ms Katrina Robinson

School Counsellors

Ms J Mansour

Ms N Wolf

Mr P Giltrow

English as an Additional Language


Student Representative Council


General Assistant

Mr M Billett

Agricultural Assistant 


Sports Co-ordinators 

Ms C Smith

VET Co-ordinator

Ms S Arts

Year Advisers and Assistant Year Advisers

 Year 7 

Ms  Isles is the Year Adviser

Ms K Gregory is the Assistant Year Adviser

Year 8

Mrs S McAteer is the Year Adviser

Ms R  Xian is the Assistant Year Adviser

Year 9

Ms R Nunes is the Year Adviser

Ms M Sawiris is the Assistant Year Adviser

Year 10

Mr K Conca is the Year Adviser

Ms L Sitterlee is the Assistant Year Adviser

Year 11

Ms V Petinos is the Year Adviser 

Mr J Rolando is the Assistant Year Adviser

Year 12

Ms J Pimentel is the Year Adviser

Mr A Marincevski is the Assistant Year Adviser