Molong Central School

Providing Opportunities for Personal Achievement

Telephone02 6366 8224

Our staff

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.

Principal (Relieving) - Scott Taprell

Deputy Principal 7-12 - Kevin Costa

Deputy Principal K-6 - Elizabeth Simpson



Scott Taprell (Relieving)

Deputy Principal 7-12 Department

Kevin Costa (Relieving)

Deputy Principal K-6 Department

Elizabeth Simpson

K-6 Department

Kindergarten Orange - Melissa Quinn

K/1 Lavender -  Dianne Monk

1/2 Blue - Linda Bennett

1/2 Pink - Rhiannon Dempsey

3/4 Lime - Erin Tamati

3/4 White - Averil Keen

4 Navy - Kath Schaefer (AP)

5/6 Jade - Adam Moss

5/6 Red - Lydia Ebert (AP)

5/6 Silver - Karinya Valese

ILSP & RFF - Lisa Travis, Nicola Harbison, Chloe Sanders 


K-6 Co-ordinator - Kate Sullivan and Eve Bowman

7-12 Co-ordinator - Nicole Griffith (Year 10 YA)


Eve Bowman, Sharon Laurence



Heather Ruys - Head Teacher

Sophie Healey (Year 10 YA)

Amber Vardanega (Year 7 YA)

Ana Thorne

Nicole Griffith (Yr 11 Adv.)

Geraldine Brown

Mathematics/ TAS/ VET

Georgie Stamatopoulos - (Relieving Head Teacher)

Tony Maroun

Mitchell Akers (IT)

Matthew Sugden

Merryn Lynch 

HSIE/ PDHPE/ Careers

Tony Keen - Head Teacher

Alicia Chisholm 

Carl Thorne (Yr 8 Adv)

Bec Corby (HT Admin & Timetabling)

Mark Paterson (Boys Advisor)

Jane Quigley

Ange Mitchell

Maigen Brazier

Science/ Art/ Music/ Lote

Terry Bruton- Head Teacher (Yr 12 Adv.)

Sophie Tonkin

Cate Loud 

Laura Logan (Year 8 YA)

Bethany Johnston


Janine Caughlan - Relieving Business Manager 

Melissa Clout - Relieving SAM

Amy Gavin 

Jenny Barrow 

Mellissa Livermore 

Sharon Regan 

Kylie Hall

Amanda Fowler

Nic Penson

Coll Clayton 

Marion Cobb 

Rolf Lappins

Wendy McMillan

School Learning Support Officers

Kate Sullivan

Eve Bowman

Nicole Griffith (Yr 11 Adv)

Mary-Ellen Betts 

Barbara Chown 

Debbie Dwyer 

Adelaide Harris 

Lenny Punch 

Stacey Carthew 

Delaynie Jones

Emma Muggleton

Kristi-lee Pearson 

Sarah Barrett

Wellbeing Staff

Gay Somerville - Student Support Officer

Tayla Croaker - Aboriginal Education Officer

Rebecca Bouffler - School Counsellor 

Lawrence Agars - School Counsellor

Tye Mostyn - Youth Outreach Worker

General Assistant /Farm Assistant

Grant Barrett - Farm Assistanat

Rolf Lapins -  General Assistant


Donna Taprell – Canteen Supervisor 

Kristy Armstrong – Canteen Assistant

2023 Year Advisors

Year 7 – Ambah Vardandega               

Year 8 –  Carl Thorne       

Year 9 – Laura Logan

Year 10 – Sophie Healey 

Year 11 – Nicole Griffith 

Year 12 – Terry Bruton


Secondary Student Advisors

BOYS – Mark Paterson

GIRLS – Rebecca Corby