Lightning Ridge Central School

Respect Responsibility Pride

Telephone02 6829 0511

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.

 Principal                    Mr Finter

Deputy Principal      Mrs Morriss



Primary Assistant Principal                                         

Assistant Principal ES1 & Stage 1 - Mrs Cross 

Relieving Assistant Principal ES1 & Stage 1 - Mrs Clark

Assistant Principal - Ms Fox

Assistant Principal Curriculum & Intervention - Mr Rogers

Assistant Principal Stage 2 & 3 - Mr Russo                                                                                        


Primary Class Teacher 


ES1P   Miss Bird

S1B    Mr Britts

S1D   Mrs Clark 

S1Y    Ms Duncan

S2H   Mr Russo

S2O   Mr Ellery

S23N   Miss Richardson

S3B    Mrs Signorotto

S3C    Ms Molyneux

MC Primary    Ms Loder     


Teacher/ Librarian  Mrs Barclay

Casual Teacher - Miss Cargnoni

Casual Teacher -  Ms Davies

Casual Teacher - Mrs Jarvis

Casual Teacher - Miss Treweeke


Learning and Support Teacher - Miss Stephens 

Vision Support Teacher - Mrs Stiller 


School Counsellor - Miss Pickworth



Secondary Head Teacher

Head Teacher Secondary Studies - Mr Bailey

Head Teacher Mentor - Mr Flaus

Head Teacher Mathematics/ Science - Miss Ravot

Head Teacher English/ HSIE - Mrs Rowland

Head Teacher Learning and Support K-12 - Mrs Wykes

Head Teacher Welfare - Mr Wykes


Secondary Class Teacher

English Teacher - Miss Hughes

English Teacher - Mrs Rowland

HSIE Teacher - Miss Mitton

Mathematics Teacher - Miss Ravot

Mathematics Teacher - Mr Schembri

Mathematics Teacher - Mr Roraduri

Science Teacher - Mrs Campbell - Nagy

Science Teacher - Mrs Currey

PDHPE Teacher - Mrs Caley

PDHPE Teacher - Miss Messner

Visual Arts Teacher - Miss Martinez

Woodwork/ Metal Work Teacher - Mr Hardy

Hospitality/ Food Technology Teacher - Ms Smith

Music Teacher - Mr Schembri

Agriculture Teacher - Mrs Currey 

Agriculture/ Primary Industries Teacher - Miss Mitton 

Careers Advisor - Mrs Caley 

K-12 Wellbeing Teacher - Mr Flaherty

Secondary MC Teacher - Miss Poli

Casual Teacher - Mrs Flaherty

Casual Teacher - Ms Pickard

Casual Teacher - Ms Spargo

Learning and Support Teacher - Mr Reavell


Aboriginal Education Officer 

Primary - Tania Kennedy

Secondary - Roslyn Shaw 



Primary School Learning Support Officer

Alex Carter

Kylie Campbell

Melissa Hallett

Samuel Jackson - Bolton

Megan Pymble

Michelle Pymble

Tamara Thomas

Marlene McFadden

Rhonda Walford


Secondary School Learning Support Officer

Jasna Bedenkovic

Necia Benjamin

Jessica Brown

Nicola Haverhoek

Jacqueline James

Heidi Monch

Ronald Morriss

Charlotte Van Wilpe


Secondary Student Support Officer 

Melvyn Samuelsson


Administration and Support 

Business Manager - Kelly Morriss

Administration Manager - Melissa McCabe

Administration Officer - Jacklyn Buchanan

Administration Officer - Brooke Johnson

Administration Officer - Kay Johnson

Administration Officer - Debbie Ravot

Administration Officer - Maria Sorokoput

Administration Officer - Kerrieanne Turk

Administration Officer - Katherine Wiesnet

IT Coordinator - Dave Barclay

Groundsman - George McBride


Canteen - Debbie Adamson

Uniform Shop - Bruce Ravot