Principal at Maroochydore

Marcelle was inspired to become a teacher after seeing the impact that support and non-judgmental listening can have on young people. He has taught in several countries including South Africa, New Zealand and Australia! Marcelle is a great listener that is loved by his staff and students. We are so grateful to have him on our team!

Principal of Forest Lake

Eryn is passionate about showing students the love and care that they need to succeed. Before Arethusa, she was in the Australian Army and traveled the world teaching. Eryn loves adventure and has been skydiving and driven race cars.

Head of Arethusa Adventure Academy 

Roy is passionate about engaging with young people and enjoys combining wilderness camps with learning. Before joining our College, Roy served within a small, specialised military unit and raised three children with his wife. Roy had no intention of serving at Arethusa College. However, one day he visited to gain advise about combining wilderness camps and education. He was offered a job and committed to one year.  This was 6 years ago! Roy has revolutionized our Adventure Academy and is an integral member of our team.

Deputy Head of Teaching and Learning

Kat loves working with young people to help them find out who they are and grow in their strengths. Kat genuinely cares about students and believes that they can do amazing things. Before becoming a teacher, Kat worked as a VET nurse and a personal carer. Kat brings that experience into our college through her passion for using dogs to assist students. Kat firmly believes that dogs can make an incredible difference in students lives.

Deputy Principal at Spring Hill

Tash is an avid triathlete that has competed in multiple events, including the Ironman 70.3. In her spare time, Tash acts as an Ambassador, promoting and encouraging women to get into sport. However, Tash’s greatest passion is supporting young people by helping them gain self-confidence and motivation. Tash has lived out this passion in schools both in Australia and New Zealand over the past 20 years.

Business Hub Receptionist 

You may know Tracey as the happy voice that greets you whenever you call Arethusa College. In fact, Tracey’s positive and fun-loving attitude make her the master of first impressions!  Tracey’s favourite thing about working for Arethusa College is talking to parents and making sure that they feel heard and welcome.
 
Fun fact: Tracey often gets in trouble for laughing too loud!

Registrar 

Kym is a mother of two that loves working with youth. She is passionate about making a difference in a child’s journey by helping them find their inner happiness. Kym loves seeing students faces light up when they begin to enjoy school again.

Fun Fact: Although Kym has always worked in schools, she does have her qualifications in beauty therapy. 

If you would like to learn more about enrolments or take a tour of an Arethusa campus, Kym would love to chat with you! Call us today on 1300 720 371

Head of Inclusive Education

Stacey is passionate about seeing students come alive through relationships and learning. The passion of her grade 8 English teacher inspired her to begin a career in education. She loves thinking outside of the box to provide innovative solutions to learning. Stacey believes that Arethusa provides a unique learning experience that encourages students to be the best of the best.

Principal of Montague Road Campus

Peter has five kids, eight grandkids and a history of fostering children. He has previously taught Indigenous Education in the Northern Territory and has run residential programs for Year 9 students, on a dairy farm! Peter wants his students to know their value and feel loved by those around them. He loves that Arethusa provides students with the opportunity to grow and make a difference.
 
Fun fact: Peter was a passionate water polo player until his mid-20’s. 

Principal of Spring Hill Campus 

Kerry is passionate about serving young people, their families, and the communities they belong to. Kerry’s goal is to support, encourage and empower students to achieve their dreams, and seeing them grow into confident young adults is what she loves most about Arethusa. An interesting fact about Kerry is that her background is in mathematics and home economics! Kerry is also a Foster Mum and enjoys gardening and embroidery in her spare time.