Murrumburrah High School

Ad Astra: To The Stars

Telephone02 6386 2755

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.


Mr Dale Rands

Head Teachers

Ms Adrienne Beck - English / HSIE

Mrs Jan Young - Science

Mr Matt Gilbert - Maths

Teaching Staff

Mrs Nicole Buttriss - English, Drama, Music

Mrs Elizabeth Cook - Learning Support, English, History

Mr Aaron Douglas - English, Modern History

Ms Kate Gerrish - English, HSIE, Legal Studies

Mrs Krista Hooke - Librarian, Languages, English

Mr David James - Geography, Business Studies, Commerce

Mr Dean Kabbout - Science, Maths

Miss Amy Kirkpatrick - Art, Digital Media, Ancient History

Mrs Zoe McCarthy - Agriculture, Science, Primary Industries

Mrs Charlotte Middleton - Science, Learning Support Teacher

Mr Ben Phillips - Hospitality, Food Technology, Maths, Science, TAS

Mr Doug Phillips - Industrial Technology, TAS

Mr Adrian Priem - PDHPE

Mrs Alison Spencer - PDHPE

Stage Advisers

Stage 4 (Year 7 and 8)

Miss Amy Kirkpatrick

Mr Doug Phillips

Stage 5 (Year 9 and 10)

Mr David James

Mrs Nicole Buttriss

Stage 6 (Year 11 and 12)

Mrs Alison Spencer

Mr Ben Phillips

Administration Team

School Administrative Manager

Mrs Karen Jenkins

School Administrative Officers

Mrs Carrie Giddings (Office)

Mrs Kristy Brown (Office)

Mrs Indi Kowald (Office)

Mrs Kellie Abnett (Science Assistant)

Mrs Nerida Beal (Food Technology Assistant)

Mrs Allison Manwaring (Library Assistant)



Mr Tom Boehm

Support Team

Student Support Officer

Mrs Liesh Cotter


School Learning Support Officers

Mrs Kellie Abnett

Mrs Angie Blundell

Mrs Rebecca Hambrook

Mrs Courtney Jones

Mrs Jane McCarthy

Mr Mitch Summerfield

Mrs Ann Wirth

Maintenance Grounds 

General Assistant

Mr Craig Gray


Farm Assistant

Mr Harvey Jones