Our Team

We have a dedicated team of teachers and staff, who understand disability and are experts in inclusive education. Student learning and wellbeing are at the centre of our teaching, and our staff are highly skilled, experienced and adaptive in ensuring learning opportunities are individualised to support and challenge every student.

Our staff have a strong collegiality in building a culture of inclusivity and excellence in the Berendale School and broader community.

Professional Development

2021 Key Staff Contacts

PrincipalPaul Newson
Assistant PrincipalAthina Caravatas
Business ManagerBev Jackson
Middle School LeaderMandy Thomas
Senior School LeaderChristopher Goaley
Learning SpecialistVenessa Sigamoney
Literacy Team LeaderSarah Sloan
Numeracy Team LeadersHayley Seager and Nicole Blain
PE and Health Team LeaderBenjamin Clancy
VCAL Team LeaderAndrew Reading
Respectful Relationships Team LeaderThomas Evans
Community Engagement and Public Relations Team LeaderHau Ong (Andy) Ding
Speech PathologistRachel Chan
Social WorkerMadeleine Scally
Mental Health PractitionerAlexis Reinheimer