Our Staff

The teachers at Whitsunday Christian College are well known for their warmth are caring attitude. Our teachers provide students with solid education within a nurturing environment preparing them to flourish and thrive in life. 

The support staff at Whitsunday Christian College are friendly, kind, and welcoming, always ready to serve the community of the college.

The Leadership Team

Mark Ogilvie


Katherine Weijenberg

Senior Studies Supervisor

Melissa Hanrahan

Head of Secondary

Maree Foote

Property & Bus Manager

Melissa Wales

Head of Primary

Laurie Hewitt

Registrar/Administration Manager

Primary Staff

Elmarie van der Westhuizen


Nick Friend

Year 2 

Twane van der Westhuizen

Year 1 

Toni Kangru

Year 3 

Lisa Sherrington

Year 1/2 

Carolanne Flowers

Year 3/4 

Jeannine Strohbeck

Year 4 

Joanne McGregor

Teacher Aide

Melanie Hogan

Year 5

Claudia Payet

Teacher Aide

Matthew Schroder

Year 5/6 

Sue Liddell

Teacher Aide

Secondary Staff

Samuel Priestley
Frans van der Westhuizen
Lauren Priestley

Year 7

Leanne Trefz

Year 10

Thomas Dalton

Secondary Teacher/ Chaplain

Amanda Towle

Secondary Teacher

Glenda Vickers

Secondary Teacher

Year 8

Joel Penaluna

Year 11

Anthony Hoffman

Secondary Teacher

Melissa Braddock

Secondary Teacher

Murray Scholz

Music Coordinator

Year 9 

Leah Wheeler

Year 12

Paul Richardson

Secondary Teacher

Jennifer Knight

Secondary Teacher

Helen Sedman

Music Assistant

Daniel Braddock

I.T Manager

Administration Staff

Jodi Evans

Administration Officer

Michelle Playford

Accounts & Fees Officer

Kylie Shepherd-Smith

Parent Liaison Officer

Felicity Hutchison

Student Services / First Aide

Property Staff

Brad de Vries
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Chinchilla Christian College

ABN 96 105 961 135

88 Oak Street

PO Box 242

Chinchilla QLD 4413