College Staff

COLLEGE STAFF

Cecil Andrews College staff are passionate and dedicated educators and administrators, collaborating with you to provide the best possible education to your children. 

Our staff are valued for their role in contributing to creating a vibrant and dynamic school community while embodying our values and contributing toward achieving our vision.

MARIO TUFILLI

Principal

Our Principal is responsible for the overall management, organisation, supervision and efficiency of our College.

AMY PALMIERI

Deputy Principal Year 7-8

AUSTIN WARD

Deputy Principal Year 9-10

MEL KETTLE

Deputy Principal Year 11-12

The Deputy Principals, are responsible for the efficient daily operation of our College. Duties involve timetabling, curriculum organisation, examinations, attendance and behaviour management. They share a general responsibility for our students’ welfare and College organisation. They also serve as the first point of contact for prospective students.

HENRY VAN VUGT

Manager Corporate Service 

Our Corporate Services Managers are responsible for managing the finances and the physical resources of our College. Any queries regarding contributions and charges or applying for government allowances should be directed to Henry Van Vugt.

AMANDA LEAN (YEAR 7-9) & CARL STOTT (YEAR 10-12)

Student Services Managers

Our Student Services Managers are responsible for behaviour management at our College.  Other responsibilities include managing student welfare and concerns, providing support and direction to the Student Services team, including Year Coordinators, the College Psychologist, the Chaplain and the Attendance Officer.

JESSICA MARKOWSKI & TARA GRIERSON

Academic Extension Coordinators

Our Academic Extension Coordinators are responsible for providing extensive mentor support to all of the Year 7 – 10 students in the program, and also for our Upper School ATAR students to help them achieve their desired post-school destinations.

STEVEN DIMECH

Vocational Education & Training Coordinator
Workplace Learning Coordinator
P-TECH Coordinator

JASON EVANS

Teacher Development School Coordinator (STEM)

The Teacher Development Schools Coordinator is responsible for STEM implementation across all learning areas and tailoring professional learning for Teachers from around Western Australia.

HEADS OF LEARNING

KERRIE MANSELL

Head of English

DEBORAH-LEE PARKER

Head of The Arts

TARA GRIERSON

Head of Science

NATHAN SQUIRES

Head of Health and Physical Education

NATASHA COEN

Head of Maths

LINDA THAIN

Head of HASS

JASON EVANS

Head of Technologies & Enterprise

Our Heads of Learning Areas are responsible for managing and delivering subjects in the curriculum within their specific learning area. They also manage student issues in their learning area including behaviour, attendance and assessment.

YEAR COORDINATORS

CHIDI UMEH-UJUBUONU

Year 7 Coordinator

GEMMA GORTON

Year 8 Coordinator

WAVERLEY JONES

Year 9 Coordinator

BEAU JONES

Year 10 Coordinator

JESSICA MURRAY

Year 11 & 12 Coordinator

Year Coordinators are responsible for year groups, with their primary focus on pastoral care of students. This may involve counselling or referring students to other services as well as organising reward and whole of year activities including camps and excursions. Parents should contact Year Coordinators to discuss issues such as homework for extended absences or progress reports on individual students.

DANA WHITELEY

Behaviour and Engagement Coordinator

Our Behaviour and Engagement Coordinator is responsible for monitoring student attendance, engagement and behaviour.

FRANK LAZZARI & EMILY GOERKE

College Psychologists

Our College Psychologists provide academic and personal development counsel and advice to students and can be referred by parents or staff with parent approval.

 

College Nurse

Responsibilities include health promotion programs, early intervention assessments and referrals.

TARA MORRISON

Program Coordinator – Stars Foundation

Stars Foundation is a program for female Indigenous students.  Stars offers personal development activities and experiences in many different areas including academic support, personal health and wellbeing, music, drama, dance, art, cooking, nutrition, exercise and sport.

JOSHUA BENJAMINS

Chaplain

Our Chaplain supports students through individual counselling and management of a range of special programs at our College.

KIARA MORRISON

Follow the Dream

Our Follow The Dream Coordinator is responsible for assisting Indigenous students with high aspirations through their secondary education through an after school tutoring program.

SHANE KOIMANS

Clontarf Academy Director

Our Clontarf Academy Director is responsible for improving the education, discipline, life skills, self-esteem and employment prospects of our Indigenous male students through sport activities.

MEG WHITELEY & AMANDA FORRESTER

College Youth Workers

Our College Youth Workers provide academic and personal development counsel and advice to students and can be referred by parents or staff.