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.
Mr K Bryant
The Deputy Principals
Ms B Jobe (Yrs 7 & 10)
Mr P McCartan (Yrs 8 & 11)
Mrs H Schmetzer (Yrs 9 & 12)
The Executive Staff
These teachers are in charge of various subject departments. They are a point of contact for subject related matters.
English Mrs Quinn (Rel)
Mathematics Mrs Davies
Science Mrs McArthur (Rel)
HSIE Mr Celi
Creative and Performing Arts Mr Lowrie
TAS Mr Upton
TAS Miss Teakel (Rel)
PD/H/PE Mr Wykes
Welfare Mrs Mattingly
Special Education Mrs Cox
Year Advisers are the first point of contact for issues beyond a specific subject. If you have any issues settling in, if you are lost, have problems with other students in the playground, or in class or difficulties with lessons, you or your parent may contact your Year Adviser.
Year Advisers for 2020:
Year 7 Miss L Baker
Year 8 Mrs Brissenden
Year 9 Mr Read
Year 10 Ms Bennett
Year 11 Mr Robinson
Year 12 Mr Teakel
Our School Counsellors are trained to help students and their parents deal with problems that are causing concern. Students should see their Year Adviser Or Head Teacher Welfare in the first instance who will then make an appointment for you to see the Counsellor, Student Support Officer or Deputy Principal if appropriate.
School Counsellors Mr Johnston & Mr Wetherbee
Student Support Officers Josh Larwood & Kelsie Hodges
Sport in Year 7, 8, 9 and 10 is mandatory at Kooringal High School and is held on a Wednesday afternoon each week.
Kooringal High School provides the opportunity for students to select and participate in a variety of sports throughout the year. Sports selections are held near the end of each term and are selected online via the student portal. If you have any problems, please see one of the sports organisers.
Sports organisers Ms McCarthy & Mr Skeers
Our library is open to students before school and during the lunch break for research, assignments and quiet reading and is located in E Block.
Librarian Mrs Forsyth
Students requiring help with any matter related to a future career should visit the Careers Adviser. Students may speak to the Careers Adviser in her office upstairs in E Block.
Careers Mrs Fitzgerald