Mrs Jenny Ethell – Head of College (K-12)

Mrs Ethell is responsible to the College Board of Governors for the overall leadership of the College. Mrs Ethell commenced at Oxley in 2019 and is in her 21st year as a Head of College in 2022. Committed to life-long learning, Jenny has studied at Harvard University, the University of Melbourne and the Institute of Company Directors. She has presented at and participated in a range of education conferences in Australia and overseas. Her longstanding experience and role as Principal has befitted the Association of Heads of Independent Schools Australia (AHISA) where she was Chair of AHISA’s Western Australia branch and a Director of the National Board for a number of years. She has also served on a range of other educational bodies over recent years.

Mrs Kathryn Cunich – Head of Academic and Innovation (K-12)

Mrs Cunich is a long-standing staff member at Oxley College who has held a variety of leadership roles including Deputy Head teaching and learning. In this role, Kate will continue to lead learning and teaching across the College K – 12 and heighten Oxley’s focus on innovation and staff Professional Learning. Kate will act as Head of College in Mrs Ethell’s absence as required.

Mrs Emma Calver – Head of Enrolments and Community Engagement (K-12)

Mrs Calver is responsible for the leadership of the enrolments process, marketing and community relations in the College. All parents meet Mrs Calver in the enrolments process and she is an important contact for new parents in the College. Mrs Calver oversees the parent engagement in the College and is supports the operation of our P & F representatives and the Parents & Friends (P&F) Committee in the College.

Mrs Em Cassin – Head of Business Services (K-12)

Mrs Cassin works closely with the Head of College to oversee the business functions of the College. Mrs Cassin is passionate about the education of our children whether they are in Kindergarten or Year 12. She has worked in the education sector for over 22 years and has been instrumental in assisting schools implement systems and processes, manage building programmes, and oversee key functions of compliance and operations across these schools.

Mr Mark Case – Head of Senior School

Mr Case has been a member of the College team at Oxley College since 2018. As Head of Senior School, he is responsible for the leadership of the culture and day to day operations of the Senior School. His responsibilities include the learning and wellbeing of the students including the co-curricular programme.


Miss Jane Campion – Head of Junior School

Jane is an inspiring and passionate educator and is currently Head of Primary at St James College in Hervey Bay, a P-12 co-educational school with approximately 350 students in the primary school. Prior to her role at St James, Jane held leadership positions at Fraser Coast Anglican College and Toowoomba Preparatory school and has taught at all levels of Primary school in Australia, Japan and China.
Jane is committed to building strong relationships with families and believes that all children should be nurtured to reach their potential in a loving and caring environment where they are respected and encouraged to learn and realise their gifts. She is a proud educator who develops her colleagues and students through positive and supportive leadership.



Director of Students Ms Genevieve Whiteley
Head of House Dobell Mr Keiran Staples
Head of House Durack Mrs Dene Patterson
Head of House Florey Mr David Spies
Head of House Mawson Mr Christophe Gauchat
Head of House Monash Ms Victoria Rintoul
Head of House Oodgeroo Mr Phil Cunich
K-12 Psychologist Mrs Rani Ritchie
Deputy Head Junior School Mr Peter Ayling


Year Co-ordinators – Senior School

Year 7 Mr Christophe Gauchat
Year 8 Ms Victoria Rintoul
Year 9 Mr David Spies
Year 10 Mr Keiran Staples
Year 11 Mrs Dene Patterson
Year 12 Mr Phil Cunich
Year 12 Academic Master Mrs Molly Simpson
Senior Master Mr Grahame Chambers



Junior School Head – Ms Jane Campion
Deputy Head – Mr Peter Ayling
Year 1 and Stage 1 Co-ordinator
Year 2
Year 3
Year 3 and Stage 2 Co-ordinator
Year 4
Year 4
Year 5
Year 5
Year 6 and Stage 3 Co-ordinator
Year 6
K-2 Japanese
3-6 Japanese
Visual Arts/STEM
Ms Kelly Lees
Ms Lara Sheils
Mrs Erin Bowland
Mr Brett Bacon
Mrs Alison Rasheed
Mrs Shona Apostolatos
Mr Michael Winkler
Ms Katie McGrath
Mrs Danielle Noonan
Mr Jason Smith
Mr Jonathan Hunt
Ms Trish Gibson
Ms Masako Chikushi
Ms Belinda Candelori
Mrs Louisa de Haas
Mr Dan Collins, Mr Tom Kindred,
Mr Nathan Sievert
 Senior School Head – Mr Mark Case
 Director of Curriculum (Teaching and Learning 7 -12) Ms Catherine Dobner
 English Head of Department – Mrs Tahren Hicks
Mr Grahame Chambers, Mr Bill Clewett, Mrs Tahren Hicks,
Mr Adam Lee, Ms Jade McLaughlin, Mrs Katrine Pascoe, Ms Victoria Rintoul,
Ms Olivia Takacs, Mr Philip Turnock
 Performing Arts (K-12) Head of Department – Mr Andrew Young
Mrs Liane Bull, Mrs Alison Bunyan, Ms Lia Boulton,
Mr Phil Cunich, Mr Dom Lindsay, Mr Andrew Young
 Mathematics Head of Department – Mr David Houghton
Mr Simon Baird, Mr Darren Brett, Mr Adam Cadwallader,
Ms Catherine Dobner, Mrs Sarah Gauchat,
Mr David Houghton, Ms Meaghan Stanton,
Ms Genevieve Whiteley
 Sport & PDHPE (K-12) Head of Department – Mr Tom Kindred
Mr Dan Collins, Mr Tom Kindred,
Mr Nathan Sievert, Mr Keiran Staples,
Mrs Jodie Wolstencroft
 Social Sciences Head of Department – Mrs Ruth Shedden
Mrs Elizabeth Bentham, Mr Tim Dibdin,
Mr Christophe Gauchat, Mrs Ruth Shedden,
Mr Jason Simpson, Mr David Spies
 History Head of Department – Dr Fiona Radford
Ms Georgia Kickert, Ms Jo McVean,
Mr Jason Simpson, Mr Justin Verco
 Science Head of Department – Ms Annik Schaefer
Mr Tristan Bevan, Dr Shannon Marecic, Ms Bernadette Norton,
Ms Annik Schaefer, Mrs Mel Sievert, Mrs Monita Singh
 Art, Technology & Design Head of Department – Mr Richard Madden (Acting)
Ms Sara Aitken, Mr Matthew Bentham,
Mrs Kathy Cupitt, Ms Beattie Lanser,
Mr Stephen Marnoch, Mrs Dene Patterson,
Mr Jake Sheppard, Ms Jodie Swan
 Languages Head of Department – Mrs Trish Gibson
Ms Masako Chikushi, Mrs Trish Gibson, Ms Nicole Phipps
 Head of Learning Technologies Mr Jonathan Adams
 Accreditation Leader Mr Brett Bacon
 Library (7-12) Head – Mrs Stacey Taylor
 Library Technicians Mrs Shu-Xin Behr, Ms Jenni Rees
 Diverse Learning K-12 Head of Department – Ms Linda Maher
 Literary & Language Specialist Mrs Kate Psarakis
 Diverse Learning Teacher Mrs Deborah Hunt, Mrs Karla Rogerson, Mr Jake Sheppard
 Diverse Learning Assistants Mrs Belinda Foster,
 Coordinator of Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award Mr Tim Dibdin
 Coordinator of Spoken Word Ms Victoria Rintoul
 Careers Ms Claudia Cowell


Learning Leaders

Mr Phil Cunich, Ms Lara Sheils

Administration Team

College Services Mrs Michelle Davidson & Mrs Kellie Henderson
Sports Administrators Mrs Kim McNaught, Mrs Louise Pike
Sport Head Coach Mr Alex Prophet
Executive Assistant to Head of College Mrs Linda Matthews
Office Manager Ms Joanne Richards
Reception / Assistant to Registrar Mrs Alex Stone
Accounts Receivable Ms Lorrae Mueller
Accounts Payable / Website Maintenance Ms Joanne Richards
Accountant/Payroll Mr Jeffrey Inciong
IT Manager Mr Imre Hirka
IT Assistant Mr Aziz Zahid
Senior School
Student Services/Assistant to Director of Students Mrs Teresa Rogers
Food Technology Assistant tba
Laboratory Assistant Mrs Nerine Cox
Junior School
Student Services Ms Kirrily Hope
Personal Assistant to Head of Junior School Mrs Claudia Johnson
Oxley Shop Supervisor Mrs Nicky Moran
Canteen Supervisor Mrs Adriana Neill-Stevens
Canteen Staff Ms Elizabeth Charles
Mrs Shelley Hagan
Mrs Vanessa Legge
Mrs Fiona Rodger
Maintenance Supervisor Mr Greg Gospel
Maintenance Staff Mr David Edwards
Mrs Deb Gault
Mr Kurt Gault
Cleaning Supervisor Ms Linda Rees
Cleaning Staff Mrs Rachel Blake
Ms Dee Brand
Mrs Maryanne Cook
Ms Sarah Curtis
Mrs Jo Granger
Ms Sue Hickson
Mrs Dorothy Johnson
Ms Mel Oliver
Ms Sue Proud
Ms Kelly Russell
Mrs Jacqueline Soderlund