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Our Educators

Well Led Leadership Series

We are proud to have a community of highly skilled educators and thought leaders at Mentone Girls' Grammar.

The Well Led Leadership Series introduces some of our talented leaders and demonstrates how they inspire our students.

We will continue to add new staff profiles to this page, so be sure to check back regularly.

Tony Toppi - Head of Creative Arts

Tony Toppi talks about the importance of learning the Arts. 

Mark Garland - Creative and Digital Media Teacher

Mark Garland talks about his passion for the subject area and the important recognition our students receive. 

Leah Opie - Junior School Teacher

Leah Opie shares her delightful moments about teaching Prep students. 

Bree Phelan - ELC Director

Bree Phelan talks about the Early Learning Centre program and the learning philosophy she adopts to enable students to explore, learn and grow. 

Bridget Forster - Head of Kerferd Library

Bridget Forster talks about the joys of her work at Mentone Girls' Grammar and the importance of reading. 

Julia Armstrong - Head of Humanities

Julia Armstrong talks about her passion for Humanities and her love for the School - as a former student, teacher and parent. 

Karen Chaur - Deputy Head of Junior School / PYP Coordinator

Karen Chaur talks about the importance of the IB Primary Years Programme. 

Natalie Charles - Principal

Natalie Charles talks about her hopes for Mentone Girls' Grammar students.

Kirk Owen - Head of Janice Douglas Library

Kirk Owen talks about instilling a love of reading in children.

Dr Karl Sebire - Director of Research & Technology

Dr Karl Sebire talks about harnessing the power of technology.

Libby Lewin - Head of Sport 

Libby Lewin talks about why sport is so important for girls.

Christian Williams - Enterprise Academy Manager

Christian Williams talks about why he believes in empowering girls.

Lisa Hanlon - Head of Teaching and Learning

Lisa Hanlon talks about what drives her love for teaching.