Cootamundra High School

Respect, Responsibility, Excellence

Telephone02 6942 2711

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.

Staff list

Relieving Principal

Christopher Payne

Relieving Deputy Principal

Alasdair Sides

School Administration Manager

Amanda Mugridge                 


Sarah Hazlett

Kylie Roberts

Alison Sellars 

Angela Grewal                      


Naomi Elliott

Heather Beddie

Brittney Longmore (Year 11 Advisor)


Di Lonnen (Year 10 Advisor, Relieving HT Science and Maths - Semester 1)

Michael McPhee 

Senaka Mahagedara


John Officer

Technology - Industrial Arts                      

Sarah Jamieson

Technology - Home Economics

Amanda Willoughby (Relieving HT TAS/CAPA, Computer Coordinator)

Michael Speering

Home Ec Assistant: Karen Johnston

Visual Arts

Amanda-Lee Boatswain (Year 12 Year Advisor)


Emma O'Loughlin (HT Inclusive Education)

Debbie Lewis

Sam O'Loughlin

Manna Scott

Robyn Graham

Tisha McTavish

Kerri Hefren

Rebecca Herring

Amy Fitzgerald 

Charlotte Matheson

Terena Bateup (LAST)


Tarnia Drum (Relieving HT Science and Maths - Semester 2)

Samara Callaghan

Science Assistant: Donna Watson


Briana Fritsch (Year 7 Advisor, Sports Coordinator)

Kaitlin Anderson (Year 9 Advisor)

Daina Ciferson


Jocelyn Freeman

Library Assistant: Donna Watson


Catherine Alderman


Aidan Galea (Relieving HT English)

Jacob Longmore

John Officer

Re-Engagement Centre

Wendy Sprang

Sheree Emonson 


Fiona Harvey

Student Support Officer

Alex Tobin


Yvette Newman

Rayleigh Hoey        

Ag Assistant

David Lewis

General Assistant

Peter Goodwin

Principal - Mrs Leesa Daly

Deputy Principal - Mr Payne

Admin Staff

English - HSIE - Library

Maths - Science

Inclusive Education

PDHPE - Careers

TAS - Visual Arts