Our Staff

Whether teaching or in the office St Columba's Catholic College staff are part of a system committed to transforming the lives of every student, every day.

St Columba’s has a committed, highly qualified staff with a mix of youth and experience. This allows for high quality, innovative teaching in an environment in which students of all abilities are encouraged to take responsibility for their learning and achieve beyond their expectations.

If you wish to contact a member of staff please phone St Columba’s Catholic College weekdays on 02 4754 8900 or send us an email.


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Staff 2024

Principal Mr Phillip Scollard
Assistant Principals Ross Gawthorne / Megan Bertenshaw
Head of Religious Education & Mission Mark Sattler
Head of Learning Samantha Coultas
Head of Wellbeing Tracy Mulhall
Head of Diversity Melissa Moran
Head of Teaching & Student Growth Candice Ferey
Administration Co-ordinator Colleen Mitchell
Business Manager Matthew Green
Executive Assistant to the Principal Nicole Brouwer
School Counsellors Louise Kesterson, Emma Hackney

Creative & Performing Arts Margaret Rust, Carmen Noonan
English Sarah McCauley, Jaden Ellis
HSIE  James Rooney, Karlie Hollifield
LOTE Shizue Sato
Mathematics Paul Waddel, Pip Lees
PDHPE & Sport Greg Clune, Greg McDonald 
Religious Education Mark Sattler, Bruno Pahlke/Pia Waring
Science Chrisy Lekkas, Susan Hill
TAS Christie Carey, Nadine Sibbald
Learning Support Melissa Moran
VET/ TVET Tania Toomey
Careers Advisor John Taccori
Year 7 -Josh Hunter Year 10 - Monique Salloum 
Year 8 -Ben Born Year 11-Pip Moore
Year 9 -Rosemary Nolan Year 12 - Jack Brogan


For the full staff list, please see the approproate section of the Parent Handbook.