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


Melanie Hogan

Junior Phase Curriculum Coordinator

Elmarie van der Westhuizen

Head of Primary

Andrew Roberts

Middle Phase Curriculum Coordinator

Gareth Trefz

Head of Secondary

Katherine Weijenberg

Senior Studies Supervisor

Kylie Shepherd-Smith

Administration Manager

Michael Padroth

Property Manager

Primary Staff

Elmaire van der Westhuizen
Twane' van der Westhuizen
Danielle Flood
Lisa Sherrington
Melanie Hogan
Matthew Schroder
Brittany Cooley
Toni Hirst
Sarah Large
Amanda Klish
Claudia Payet

Teacher Aide

Nikki Carter-Attwood

Teacher Aide

Madeleine McCarthy

Teacher Aide

Lyn Hall

Teacher Aide

Secondary Staff

Frans van der Westhuizen
Amanda Towle
Andrew Roberts
Andrew Roberts
Skye Rees
Lloyd Rhodes
Leanne Trefz
Mark Fyles
Sheree Zacher

Languages Teacher

Paul Richardson
Melissa Braddock

Learning Support Coordinator


Glenda Vickers
Karen Askew

Teacher Aide

Kelly Cawood

Student Services Officer

Sue Liddell

Library Officer

Daniel Braddock
Melinda Sael

Administration Staff

Michelle Playford

Accounts & Fees Officer


Janelle Yeomans

Administration Officer


Kylie Shepherd-Smith

Parent Liaison Officer


Jennah Gudes

Registrar/Administration Assistant


Property Staff

Anthony Hoffman
Brad de Vries
Michael Padroth
David Brennan
Caryl Espino

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Whitsunday Christian College

Contact Us


26 Paluma Road

PO Box 967

Cannonvale QLD 4802



Whitsunday Christian College is the best performing school in academics in the Whitsundays.  


Students in senior years have an array of subjects to choose from.  We offer many subjects to cater for students’ interests and abilities.


2018 Year 11 and Year 12 Subjects