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Our Staff

Senior Management Team

Mr. Simon Midson (B.Ed, BA)


Mr Midson has previously held positions of responsibility in curriculum and pastoral care at two of Western Australia’s co-educational K-12 schools: Bunbury Cathedral Grammar and Great Southern Grammar. He has 23 years of experience in independent schools and a clear focus on academic excellence. Mr Midson is dedicated to further developing the St. Andrew’s Grammar School community in a full range of areas: academic programme, pastoral care, sport and the Arts whilst fostering a strong sense of community among all students, staff and parents.

Mrs Leanne Mc Tavish

Head of Secondary School

Mrs Leanne McTavish is the Head of Secondary School. Leanne has taught for over twenty years in the independent schools sector of Western Australia with experience in Mathematics Education and Boarding Schools. Leanne, together with her husband Malcolm, was Co – Director of Boarding at PLC for six years. This extended family involved the care of approximately 120 full time residential students mostly from rural Western Australia, as well as international and indigenous students. Leanne has served as a committee member of ABSA (WA) for 5 years and is currently an advisory stakeholder in research being conducted at the Telethon Kids Institute. Of critical importance to Leanne is individual wellbeing in ensuring students flourish at school. In education, Leanne has developed student leadership models, delivered and attended significant pastoral and leadership professional development and coordinated school service learning projects and cyber safety programmes.

Mr Wayne Cronin

Head of Primary School

Mr Wayne Cronin has been the Head of Primary at St. Andrew’s Grammar School since January 2010. He has extensive experience in primary schooling in the government sector where his last role was as Deputy Principal of Highgate Primary School, Perth.

Mr Cronin is a dedicated educational leader with a comprehensive understanding of the educational needs of primary school students. In addition to a strong focus on curriculum and academic excellence, Mr Cronin places a high value on community, arts and sporting activities to develop each student’s talents and abilities. He is highly regarded by parents, students and staff of St. Andrew’s Grammar School.

Primary School Staff:

Ms Jessica Macer (Kindergarten)

Mrs Taryn Havas (Kindergarten)

Ms Samantha Pitsonis (Pre-primary)

Ms Rhoda Falas (Pre-primary)

Ms Maria Kassinas (Year 1)

Mrs Alexandra Pynes (Year 2)

Ms Deanna Sinagra (Year 3)

Mr Robert Persson (Year 3/4)

Mrs Michelle Emmelheinz (Year 4)

Mrs Julie Wall (Year 5)

Ms Stelliani Tzavellas / Ms Lauren Hershowitz (Year 5/6)

Mr Tom Fortune (Year 6)

Ms Magda Hasapopoulos

Mrs Kim Tipper (Art)

Mrs Betty Parissis (Greek Studies)

Mrs Eleni Dwyer (Greek Studies)

Mrs Dimitra Rologas (Greek Studies)

Ms Rebecca Trevisan (Music)

Mr Mano Psanoudakis (PE/Sport)

Mrs Catherine Boutsis (PMP/Greek Dance)

Secondary School Staff:

Mrs Nicky Chamberlain (Academic Director)

Mr Andrew Martin (Year 7 – 9 Pastoral Coordinator)

Mrs Katerina Reklitis

Mrs Katina Maounis (Secondary and Primary Greek Studies)

Mrs Pauline Crisp

Mr Paul Donaldson

Mr Steven Burgess

Ms Samantha Hunt

Ms Alexandra Kane

Ms Maria Williams

Mr Michael Yew

Mr Pavlos Iosifidis

Ms Riya Shah

Mr Joseph Ricciardone

Mr Miguel De Sousa

Mr Laurie Scott

Ms Elizabeth Stewart

Fr Elpidios (Year 7-12 Orthodox Studies and School Chaplain)

Education Assistants:

Mrs Olimpia Hurtado

Mrs Christine Smith

Mrs Jacqueline Breach

Mrs Danijela Galipo

Mrs Anne Bauer

Mrs Renae Lampropoulos

Non-Teaching Staff:

Mrs Amanda Carwell (Curriculum & Head of Secondary Assistant)

Ms Caitlin Dunne (Reception)

Mrs Cristina Stewart  (Laboratory Technician)

Mrs Dionisia Tsokos (Canteen Manager)

Ms Jodie Jongeling (Librarian)

Mrs Michelle Powell (Administration)

Mrs Nicki Cahill (Principal/HOP Assistant and Registrar)

Mrs Susan Robinson (Administration)

Mrs Vanita Meghani (Accounts)

Voluntary Support Staff

Fr Emmanuel – Pastoral support and counselling


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