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

2022 Key Staff Contacts

PrincipalPaul Newson
Assistant PrincipalAthina Caravatas
Assistant PrincipalChristopher Goaley
Business ManagerBev Jackson
Learning SpecialistVenessa Sigamoney
Literacy Team LeaderColette Hunt
Numeracy Team LeadersJonothan Pereira
PE and Health Team Leader
Respectful Relationships Team LeaderNicole Blain
Community Engagement and Public Relations Melanie Wells
Mental Health PractitionerAlexis Reinheimer
Leading TeacherColleen Avontuur
Year 7 - 9 Team SupportManoli Lamnatos
Year 10 - 12 Team SupportJulie Wray-McCann