Staff Profiles

  • Mr Hagan

    Mr Hagan

    Deputy Principal
    Grad Dip Ed, BSc

    As a teacher executive for 20 years, I have a degree in Biotechnology and a post graduate diploma in education. I have taught at a diversified range of schools including Sydney Boys High and Baulkham Hills High with Gifted and talented as my main focus. I have successfully coordinated the CHS table tennis and coached […]

  • Mr Alexandru

    Mr Alexandru

    Teacher Mathematics
    Grad Dip Ed, B Math

    Mr Alexandru has qualifications from both hemispheres in the beautiful language of Mathematics, which has been described as the only universal language.  Mr Alexandru’s HSC Maths Extension class has achieved pleasing results and he looks forward to the same or better success with future classes. When not solving sequencing puzzles, Mr Alexandru enjoys relaxing in the […]

  • Mrs Sun

    Mrs Sun

    CBS & Music Teacher
    MTchg, BA, Cert Language Tchg

    Sheng Juan Sun has taught the Chinese Background Speakers, Preliminary and HSC courses since 2003.  She also teaches at a Saturday School of Community Languages (SSCL).  In acknowledgement of her experience, she has been selected by the Board of Studies NSW, to sit on the HSC Chinese Examination Committee, since 2008 and appointed as an […]

  • Ms Cai

    Ms Cai

    Chinese Beginners Teacher
    Master of Teaching, Master of Applied Linguistics, Bachelor of Arts (English & Linguistics)

    Ms Cai completed her Bachelor of Arts with an English and Linguistics major in China.  Her enthusiasm about languages resulted in her further pursuance of study in Linguistics. She graduated from the University of Sydney with a Master of Applied Linguistics and the University of Western Sydney with a Master of Teaching. She is keen […]

  • Mr Adamovich

    Mr Adamovich

    Business and Economics Teacher
    MBA, B Teach, B Fine Arts

    Mr Adamovich is an Applied Behavioural Analyst.  Mr Adamovich comes from a strong management background having worked at Saatchi & Saatchi and is currently the Manager of the Marrickville Organic Food Market.  Mr Adamovich has taught Business, Economics, Legal Studies, English, Drama, and Geography at Kincoppal-Rose Bay School, Cranbrook School, Moriah College, etc.

  • Mr Keene

    Mr Keene

    Drama Teacher
    Grad Dip Ed, BArts Hons, Cert III & IV Fitness

    Mr Keene has taught Drama, English, Film and Television, Visual Arts, and Geography.  He has also worked as a Group Fitness Manager; Activities Coordinator for teenagers at the Cable Beach Club Resort, Broome; and has produced Award-winning short films.

  • Mr Green

    Mr Green

    PDHPE Teacher
    BEd

    Mr Green obtained his Bachelor of Education at the University of Wollongong, majoring in Physical and Health Education.  He has taught PDHPE in London, Sydney and the South Coast of Sydney throughout the past decade.  During this time, he travelled abroad, where he taught PDHPE at a School in South West London with 1300 students, […]

  • Dr Kovacs

    Science Teacher
    PhD in Chemistry (USyd), MEd, MChemEng, Bachelor Teaching Secondary Ed

    Dr Kovacs has taught Science at prestigious schools in China throughout the last six years and 15 years at The Scots College in Sydney, etc. He is also a member of The Royal Australian Chemical Institute and Engineers Australia.

  • Mr Valenti

    Mr Valenti

    English & History Teacher
    MTchg Sec; BA; Cert Literacy

    Mr Valenti has a Master of Teaching, in English and History, and a Bachelor of Arts, Double Major, in English and History.  Mr Valenti has taught English, ESL, History and PDHPE at Sydney Schools and at Mudgee.  He continues tutoring HSC students in ESL, English Standard and English Advanced, as well finding time to play and […]

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    Ms Yamashita

    Grad Dip Ed, BA
    Japanese Teacher

    Ms Yamashita holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree (Linguistics) and a Graduate Diploma in Education.  She has been teaching Years 11 and 12 students throughout the past decade.  Ms Yamashita is also an HSC Examiner and Marker.  She loves art, and does lots of drawings for her teaching materials and class work.

  • Mr Lee

    Mr Lee

    Maths, Science, Business Teacher
    BTeach, BE (Hons)

    Mr Lee worked his way up from Project Engineer with the NSW Dept of Public Works, to an Operations and National Marketing Engineering Manager with Ampol Ltd and then to the National Distribution, Operations, Customer Service, Procurement Manager and Manager, Project Office at Caltex Australia.  He is now bringing this strong industry experience into our classrooms, as well as managing […]

  • Mrs Cawood

    Mrs Cawood

    Visual Arts, Technology and Applied Science Teacher
    BEd, BA Fine Arts (Jewellery and Industrial Design), CoGE

    Mrs Cawood studied Fine Arts and worked as a Designer Goldsmith before travelling extensively with her family. She became involved in education in 2002 and has been a full-time teacher ever since. She taught in various schools in Tasmania, Western Australia, Jakarta and South Africa before relocating to Sydney in 2011. Mrs Cawood also worked […]

  • Mrs Farrant

    Mrs Farrant (Relief Teacher)

    MA, Grad Dip CE, BA (Hons)
    Visual Arts Teacher

    Mrs Farrant has taught Visual Arts in London and Sydney for the last 6 years. She graduated from Norwich School of Art, UK, with 1st class honours in 2000 and went on to study for an MA at the Royal College of Art, London. She became a teacher of Art shortly after and more recently […]

  • Ms Nakamura

    Ms Nakamura (Relief Teacher)

    MA, Grad Dip, BA
    Japanese Teacher

    Ms Nakamura completed a Bachelor of Arts in Japanese literature and after coming to Australia, a graduate diploma in language teaching and is currently undertaking a Master of Arts in TESOL. She has experience as a HSC examiner and marker.  For the last several years, she has been teaching HSC courses to students of various […]

  • Ms Garofali

    Ms Garofali (Relief Teacher)

    Grad Dip Ed, MA, BA, Cert IV TESOL

    Ms Garofali graduated from the University of Sydney with a BA in Modern Languages and Fine Arts. She loves teaching and finds it rewarding; it’s great to see students growing in confidence in their language skills. She encourages students to keep their life goals in mind in order to maximise their learning experience. She also […]

  • Mr Carbonari

    Mr Carbonari

    Grad Cert TESOL, BA Comm, and a Dip Media & Comms
    HSP (High School Preparation) Teacher

    Mr Carbonari is a member of the Golden Key International Honour Society, and has been the recipient of the Eastwood Chamber of Commerce Award for Academic Excellence.  He has a broad interest in literature, film, music and art.

  • Mr Carroll

    Mr Carroll

    Grad Cert TESOL, BComm Hons, RSA, Cert II Live Prod Theatre & Events, Piano 3rd grade
    HSP Teacher

    Mr Carroll has won 1st prize for backstage crew in Rock Eisteddfod Challenges, Regional Dance Festivals and the Shakespeare Festival.  He enjoys touch football, soccer, cricket, karate, and swimming and is a member of the Australian Conservation Foundation and the Public Relations Institute of Australia.

  • Mr Dainis

    Mr Dainis

    MA (TESOL), BA (Chinese and Linguistics)
    HSP Teacher

    Mr Dainis studied Chinese and linguistics at university in New Zealand, and he has lived and studied in NZ, China and Australia. From his own experience as a young student in Shanghai, he understands the unique challenges and rewards that come with learning another language overseas. Before following his passion to become an English teacher, […]