Maitland High School

Successful Teachers, Successful Students, Successful School

Telephone02 4933 7933

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.

Who's Who?


Senior Executive

Ms Paula Graham, Principal:

Ms Melissa Schatz, Deputy Principal Yrs 8 & 10:

Mr Andrew McKay, Deputy Principal Yrs 7 & 11:

Mrs Nicole Thompson, Deputy Principal Yrs 9 & 12

Ms Genevieve Henry, Deputy Principal Inclusion & Support:



Mr John Norberry (HT English) :    

Ms India Bos (Year 7 Advisor):

Miss Stacey Diessel ( HT Senior Studies):

Ms Liz Everson:

Miss Alana Malone:

Ms Hannah Rose (Girls Advisor):

Ms Katherine Royle:

Mrs Samantha Woolnough:

Miss Lisa Beer:

Miss Corrinne Lavis:

Miss Laura Wade (Languages):

Miss Brooke Wakeman (HT T&L):



Mr Brett Burton (HT Maths):

Mrs Sally Davies:

Mr Mark Battese:

Ms Zoe Hudson:

Mr Dean Morrissey:

Mr Mitchell Summerville:

Mr Daniel Barnes:

Miss Melanie Goward (Yr 11 Advisor):



Mr Scott Parrey (HT Science):

Ms Heather Bale:

Mr David Leahy:

Ms Kerrie Merrick:

Ms Stephanie Tedd (Year 8 Advisor):

Mr Robert Walker (Year 9 Advisor):

Ms Courtney Kelly:

Mr Kieran Hacobian:

Mr Alex Morrison:


HSIE - Human Society and Its Environment

Mrs Michelle Matthews (HT HSIE):

Ms Gillian Anderson:

Mr Ryan Ewing: ryan.ewing2@det,

Mr Ryan Spinks:

Mrs Kirstyn Taylor (Yr 8 Advisor):

Mrs Kylie Young:

Mrs Leah Zok:

Mr Joshua Bell-Herring:

Miss Chrystal Meinhardt:

Mr Peter Pavlidis:


CAPA - Creative and Performing Arts

Miss Brittany Benton (HT CAPA):

Ms Ellen Bornholt:

Ms Leanne Cox - Visual Arts Teacher:

Mrs Clare Jordan-Wills - Visual Arts Teacher:

Mrs Amy Flaherty - Visual Arts Teacher:

Mr Luke Hyatt - Music Teacher:

Mr Christopher Long - Music Teacher:

Ms Ashlea Ross - Drama Teacher:

Ms Yvonne Ryan - Visual Arts:

Miss Grace Limond:


PDHPE - Personal Development, Health & Physical Education

Mr John Lawson (HT PDHPE):

Mrs Michele Burgess:

Miss Stephanie Ryan (Year 12 Advisor):

Mr Nicholas Bower (Sports Organiser):

Mr John Dobija (Boys Advisor):

Mr Jake Fletcher (Year 7 Advisor):

Mrs Sarah Gambrill (HT Wellbeing and Dance Coordinator):

Miss Lauren Gulliver:

Miss Kirsty Jedrzejak:

Mr Paul Jones:

Mr Luke Stawski (Sports Organiser):


TAS - Technical & Applied Sciences

Mrs Donna Howarth (HT TAS):

Ms Sharon Bourne:

Mr Jamie Bryson:

Miss Hannah Creighton:

Mrs Lindy Hall:

Mr James Keith (Year 11 Advisor):

Mr Andrew Kelly:

Mr David Palmer:

Ms Rebecca Peak



Mr Robert Eaton (HT Computers & STEM):

Mrs Donna Chapman-Hardy (HT Administration)

Mr Josh Noble (Year 10 Advisor):

Mr Grant Lindner:


Specialist Support Unit

Mrs Jayne Cameron (HT SSU):

Mr Chris Cameron:

Mrs Kylie Everson:

Mrs Jacquelyn Lindsay:

Mrs Renee Lockwood:

Ms Christina Szerenga:

Miss Tayla Whittaker:

Mrs Kerin Joyce:

Mr Evan Palmer:


Learning Support

Mr Nick Fintan:

Ms Toni Williams:

Ms Leanne Wilson:

Ms Omra Wells:


Careers and Transition

Mr Jesse Robertson:

Ms Deborah McCrohon:



Mr Ben turner:

Mrs Lynne Glascott:


Aboriginal Support

Mr Warren Sherwood:

Ms Chantal Tanna:

Miss Candice Clay:

Mr Aaron Mann: