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Henry Kendall High School

Henry Kendall High School

Developing confident, responsible citizens who strive for excellence.

Telephone02 4325 2110


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 2023


  • Mr A Backhouse

Deputy Principal Years 8, 10, 12

  • Mr G Wright (relieving)

Deputy Principal Years 7, 9, 11

  • Mrs N Wearne

Head Teachers

  • English - Mr B Wawrzyk
  • Mathematics – Mr M Reece
  • Science - Ms L Watkiss
  • HSIE & Languages - Mr M Macdonald
  • TAS & VET – Mrs C McTeigue
  • Creative and Performing Arts – Mr J Walters
  • PDHPE – Mr M Mellish (relieving)
  • Special Education – P Yates
  • Student Services – Mrs T Smith
  • Applied Learning – Mrs M Woodland (relieving)

Year Advisers

  • Year 7 - Mr M Hoole
  • Year 8 – Miss C Sanki
  • Year 9 – Mrs M Bailey & Mrs A Diterlizzi
  • Year 10 – Mrs K Hogan
  • Year 11 – Miss C Reynen
  • Year 12 – Miss S Fitzgerald

Careers Adviser

  • Mrs L Cortaville-Smith

Teacher Librarian

  • Ms S Klein

School Counsellors

  • Mr S Hoad/Mr G Holland/Ms G Chivers