Leadership & key staff

Our Senior Leadership Team

The day to day operations of the College are managed by a Senior Leadership Team led by the Principal. The College Senior Leadership Team consists of the following staff members.

Rabbi Chaim Cowen

Deputy Principal and Head of Jewish Studies

Shoshi Vorchheimer

Director of Teaching and Learning

Hailey Joubert

Head of Primary School

Avigail Wonder

Head of Secondary School

Charlene Orwin

Head of The Abeles-Liberman Early Learning Centre and The Gillian and Colin Mandel Family – Yavneh Creche

Daniel Solomon

Chief Financial Officer

David Fisher

Head of Administration


PrincipalCherylyn Skewes
Deputy Principal & Head of Jewish StudiesRabbi Chaim Cowen
Head of ELCCharlene Orwin
Head of Secondary SchoolAvigail Wonder
Head of Primary School Hailey Joubert
Director of Teaching & LearningShoshi Vorchheimer

Secondary Heads of Department

Head of Education SupportCleo Westhorpe
Head of EnglishAlexandra Richards
Head of Health & Physical DevelopmentMarc Felix-Faure
Head of HebrewSharon Samuni
Head of Humanities and Social ScienceSonia Slonim
Head of MathsRichard Koch
Head of SciencePeter Louie
Head of The ArtsMichael Daskalou

Heads of Year

Co-Heads of Year 7Dawn MacGregor
Miriam Segal
Co-Heads of Year 8Shelley Engel
Co-Heads of Year 9Tamara Allen
Head of Year 10Danny Gold
Co-Heads of Year 11 & 12Deanne Segman
Elena Martin


Deputy Head of PrimaryTerry Crothers
Head of Education SupportDenise Alexander
Head of HebrewSharon Samuni
Jewish Studies Co-ordinatorChavi Grossman


Head of AdministrationDavid Fisher
Enrolments Naava Eckstein
Marketing and PR Naomi Feutrill

Jewish Life

Head of Jewish Life Programs Tamara Ginzburg
Co - Heads of Jewish Life ' Student Spirit'Rivka Measey
Hona Dodge