Uralla Central School

Standing tall, Walking proud since 1862

Telephone6778 4204


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.


2022 Staffing


Principal – Michael Rathborne

Deputy Principal – Dan Williams

Assistant Principal Curriculum and Instruction – Charmaine Endacott

Head of Administration and Organisation – Amy Hobbs

Head of English – Bruce Nield

Head of Wellbeing – Dylan Smith

Junior School Wellbeing Coordinator – 

Middle School Wellbeing Coordinator – Kristin Willis

Senior School Wellbeing Coordinator – Jo-Anne Barr

Learning and Support Teachers – Sandra Free, Maureen Locke

COVID-19 Intensive Learning and Support Officers - Danielle Rabaud, Anne-Marie Ward

Teacher Librarian – Steph Looker

Careers Advisor - Jo-Anne Barr

Student Support Officer - Michelle Koina

Aboriginal Education Officer – Anthony Green

Head of Senior School – Greg Wood

Head of Middle School – Hannah Grills

Head of Junior School – Thomas McLean


Junior School Staff

Kindergarten Rubies – Sheriden Birkbeck

1 Sapphires – Lauren Cotter

2 Emeralds – Jo Sherrin

3/4 Pearls – Christie Oxley

3/4 Diamonds – Thomas McLean


Middle and Senior School Staff

Luke Andrews – Science

Jo Barr - Textiles

Garth Bell - Industrial Arts

Sam Brown– PDHPE       

Tony Dawson – Visual Arts

Drew Eastlake - Technology

Steph Looker – Science 

Risa Matsui – Music       

Clancy Moar – History/English

Bronwen Riley – Japanese

Sasha Riordan - English 

Amber Smith – PDHPE   

Jodie Taylor – Hospitality             

Louise Upjohn - Agriculture

Kristin Willis - Humanities


School Administration and Support Staff

School Administration Manager – Karen Acton

School Administration Officers

Barbara Holmes

Suzanne Garrahy

Karen Steward

Ashleigh Ayre

Roni-Ann Kitchener

Farm and General Assistant - Roy Ferris

Lab Assistant - Karen Steward

Food Assistant - Roni-Ann Kitchener

Library Assistant - Barbara Holmes

School Learning Support Officers

Chelsea Cooper

Dixie Skulthorpe

Abby Smith

Heidi Hutton

Lorraine Walkinshaw

Damien Gosson

Chloe Meehan

Emily Garrahy

Elsbeth Rathborne

Nora Beard