Leadership

College Executive

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Mrs Felicity Grima,
Principal

BEd (Hons), MEd (Leadership and Administration), Cert IV (Assessment and Workplace Training), MACE, MACEL

Felicity joined Penrith Anglican College in 2016. She has taught and held leadership roles across Preparatory to Year 12 in Sydney schools and at the Australian International School in Singapore. Most recently she was the inaugural Head of Preparatory and Junior School at William Clarke College in north-west Sydney as it moved from a Secondary school to a Preparatory to Year 12 College of over 1500 students. Felicity enjoys travelling and renovating houses with her husband. She particularly loves the opportunity to travel to different parts of the world, volunteering and helping others. She has travelled to Thailand and Japan to teach English, and has participated in house building in Cambodia and in the Solomon Islands.


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Mr Mark Ramsay,
Deputy Principal

BAppSc (Physiotherapy), GradDipEd (PDHPE), DipBib&YM

Mark joined Penrith Anglican College as Deputy Principal in 2019. He is committed to Christian Education in all of its forms, which is seen in the range of positions he has held across a number of schools in Sydney. This experience has formed a passion to see students challenged to live their learning within a Christian worldview, as they seek to follow Christ and serve others.
He is also committed to communities and students in our near neighbours, with links to educational initiatives in both Vanuatu and Papua New Guinea.
Mark enjoys the community and pace of life in the Lower Blue Mountains, where he also attends church with his wife (Penny) and their three sons.


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Mrs Sue Kennedy,
Head of Primary

Dip Teach, BEd

Sue started at Penrith Anglican College when it opened in 1998. Sue’s qualifications include a Diploma of Teaching from Sydney Teachers College and a Bachelor of Education from the University of Wollongong. She has taught all year levels (Kindergarten to Year 6) during her 36-year career. Penrith Anglican College has given Sue the added bonus of working in a Kindergarten to Year 12 setting and the chance to further extend her teaching into Year 7. Sue is passionate about Christian education, the nurturing of students in a safe and supportive environment with appropriate boundaries, and the development of each student as an individual. The opportunity to be part of the team at the College as it has grown over the years has been an invaluable and most rewarding experience.


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Mr Leighton Corr,
Head of Secondary

BEd MACE Prel.Theo Cert. MEdLead

Leighton joined Penrith Anglican College in Term 4 of 2019 as the inaugural Head of Secondary School. Prior to this, he was the Head of Senior School (10-12) at Arndell Anglican College. Leighton completed his undergraduate studies at the University of Sydney and majored in History. Modern History is his passion and he enjoys helping his students understand the past and make sense of the world.
He has also completed a Masters of Educational Leadership, through Morling College and the Preliminary Theological Certificate through Moore College. Leighton attends his local Anglican Church, with his wife Courtney and son Ryder.
Leighton is a passionate follower of all sport and enjoys playing football in his spare time. Helping young people develop their character and be prepared for a changing world is something he loves about his job.


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Mr Felix Kobus,
Director of Studies

BMedSc (Hons) PhD, BTeach

Felix returned to Penrith Anglican College as the Head of Science in 2017 after previously working as Head of Science at Rouse Hill Anglican for four years. He enjoys teaching Year 7-10 Science, iSTEM and HSC and IB Biology and Chemistry. He is particularly looking forward to teaching the Science Extension course. He is also the IB CAS Co-ordinator and the Chair of the Work Health and Safety committee. As Director of Studies Felix oversees the planning and implementation of curriculum across Years 7-12.

Felix is passionate about the holistic development of individual students. He is committed to helping students develop spiritually, academically, creatively and athletically in order that they may follow their passions.


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Mrs Fiona Wright,
IB Co-ordinator

BA, Dip Ed, Grad Cert Divinity, Professional Certificate in Education (Positive Education)

Fiona joined the Penrith Anglican College team in 1999 teaching History, English, Geography and Drama. During her time at the College, Fiona has been Head of History, Wellbeing Events, Tabitha Program Coordinator and Head of House for Ridley. In recent years, she has taught Psychology and Theory of Knowledge in the International Baccalaureate Program as well as Positive Education to Years 5-8.

Fiona is grateful for the opportunity to work in an environment where Jesus is central. She is passionate about equipping students to thrive in an ever-changing world, for service learning and ensuring that students at the College feel that they belong, are known and valued.

Fiona has been involved in a range of College trips, most recently being privileged to lead the Cootamundra Dusty Boots Service Trip which over the last 5 years has developed close relationships with the community.

Along with her husband Jon and their children Alex, Sam, Josh and Charlotte, Fiona worships at her local Presbyterian Church.


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Miss Adele Crane,
Director of Wellbeing

BSc (Hons), Grad Dip Ed, M EdL (School Leadership), Grad Cert Counselling, Professional Certificate in Education (Positive Education)

Adele is a dedicated educator and is passionate about helping young people to flourish. She initially worked in environmental consultancy before retraining to be a Science teacher. Adele teaches Year 7 – 10 Science as well as Earth and Environmental Science and Biology. She has worked with pastoral care teams for 12 years in different schools before joining Penrith Anglican College. Adele is committed to equipping young people as they learn and seek to achieve their best academically, socially, emotionally and spiritually. Adele is an Elder at Macquarie Chapel Presbyterian Church where she enjoys worshiping and serving the congregation. Adele loves any opportunity to explore the world and has taken numerous overseas trips with students to places such as Morocco, Tanzania and Ecuador. At the College Adele seeks to help students grow in their self-awareness, resilience and compassion.


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Mrs Wendy White,
Director of Operations

BSc, Dip Ed

Wendy joined Penrith Anglican College in 2017 after two years working for the Anglican Schools Corporation as a Learning Technology Consultant and Education Strategist. Prior to that she was a Science Teacher, Head of Department and Dean of Students at Thomas Hassall Anglican College, and has taught at Hurlstone Agricultural High, Liverpool Girls High and lectured and tutored in the Physics department of Western Sydney University. She is passionate about the opportunities available to use technology to allow students to become 21st Century Learners. Wendy is a committed Christian who enjoys watching her students grow in all areas. She enjoys travelling and marvelling at God’s creation.


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Mr Mitchell Clarke,
Director of Teaching and Learning

BSocSc (Criminology), MTeach (Secondary), MEd (Educational Leadership)

Mitchell joined Penrith Anglican College in 2008 and in this time has taught a variety of HSIE subjects including Legal Studies, Society & Culture and Geography. As the Director of Teaching and Learning, Mitchell is responsible for overseeing the development of research-based teaching practices of all College teachers, and the implementation of the College’s Teaching and Learning Framework.
As a strong advocate for Christian education, Mitchell is passionate about promoting student academic empowerment and contemporary teaching within a Christian worldview; balancing the importance of academic success, the development of future focused skills and student knowledge of their loving Creator.
Mitchell recently completed his Masters of Education (Educational Leadership) and loves spending time with his wife and three young boys.


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Mr Rodney Cosier,
Business Manager

BEc, FCA

Rodney is a qualified and experienced commercial accountant.  He began his career as an auditor with a large accounting firm, worked in senior finance roles with international companies and spent 10 years as Financial Controller in the group administration office of The Anglican Schools Corporation before he moved to the College as Business Manager.  Rodney uses his finance and admin experience to both manage regular financial matters at the College and provide relevant input to the executive team.  Rodney is married with three children, two of whom are now at uni.  He goes to Hope Anglican Church at Leppington which is a new church plant in a fast-growing area.