Coonamble High School

Not for self, but for school.

Telephone02 6822 1522

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.

School Execuative Team
Position Name
Executive Principal Stewart Vidler
Deputy Principal Seniors (rel) Vanessa Garrett
Deputy Principal Juniors Melinda Richter
Head Teacher Science/Maths/PDHPE (rel) Mikaela Cullen
Head Teacher English/HSIE Kerri Green
Head Teacher TAS/CAPA (rel) Joel Gosden
Head Teacher Support Unit (rel) Sam Turnbull
Head Teacher Wellbeing/Careers/LOTE Terrie Parson
Head Teacher Instructional Leader Alix Scolari
School Adminstrative Manager Leonie Jordan
Senior Leader Community Engagement (SLCE) Doy Dixon

Faculty Teachers
Faculty Staff


Carly Chynoweth

James Richardson

Jacob Savage

Raymond Happ

Bonnie Del Zotto

Bianca Edmundson 


Robert Heinrich

Sophia Yang

Donna Cattanach

James Peterson


Jessica Solomon

Elise Ward

Catherine Goldsmith

Support Unit

Angela Hanigan

Ben Sheaves

Julie Tym

Shannon Mason

Careers Sally Taylor
Learning Support

Anna Kaineder

Anne Cullen

Librarian  Jacqueline Strudwick
King St Campus Alix Scolari

Alex Wilks

Tahnee Cullen

Non-teaching Staff
Role Name
School Adminstration Officer (SAO)

Nancy Forgione

Mandy Hodgson 

Narelle Wooding

Jennifer Williams

School Learning Support Officer (SLSO)

Bethany Quarmby

Jay Ewers

Blaike Fernando

Justin Fernando 

Mandy Cormie

Paige Eaton

Kerrianne Edwards

Tori Canham

Josh Forgione

Leteasha Greenaway 

Maryanne White

Lousie McMillan

Kyle Wiggins

Jared Manson

Aaron Page

Student Support Officer (SSO) Emma Coleman
Home School Liaison Officer Gillian Mackenzie
Aboriginal School Liaison Officer Tammy Baker
School Counsellor  Jacqueline Fitzgerald 
School Psychologist Steph Ryan 
Attendance Officer Angela Fernando
Technical Support Officer (TSO)  Phillip Dodd
General Assistants

Stephen Primmer

Kevin Fuller

Farm Assistant Alexander Hegarty
Science Assistant Jay Ewers
Aboriginal Education Officer (AEO) Nathan Thurston

Academy Staff
Academy Name

Adam Cohen

Damien Lee

Jake Fernando


Nina Sands

Kiarna Smith

Alysha Fernando