Meet Our Staff

Our School
Meet Our Staff

Christ Church Grammar School places great emphasis on selecting and developing highly qualified and enthusiastic educators and administrative staff. 

Meet the key staff who oversee the leadership of the School.


Chrissy Gamble Principal

Our new Principal commenced on 1 January 2017

Sandra Holland Head of School (Operations)

Chrissy Gamble’s first decision, with the Board’s full support, was to appoint Sandra Holland as Head of School (Operations) – a position Sandra is excited to take up from the start of third term 2016 and carry into 2017 and beyond. In the second half of this year, Sandra Holland will be in regular contact with Chrissy Gamble to ensure a smooth transition into 2017 and the new leadership structure that has emerged from the appointment process. This prominent role will see Sandra assume primary responsibility for the day-to-day operations of CCGS, drawing on her outstanding administrative capabilities. She will oversee several new portfolios and positions, and retain significant input into strategic planning alongside colleagues in the senior management team.

Sandra Holland is responsible for Pastoral Care and the day to day operations of the School. Sandra Holland is located on the Main School campus.

Sue Moir Head of Individual Differences

Sue Moir heads the Individual Differences team and is responsible for many of our support and enrichment programs in conjunction with our classroom teachers.  Sue Moir operates from the New Vicarage, located on the Main School Campus. 

Jane Eddy Head of Early Years

Jane Eddy is the Head of Early Years which encompasses the Kindergarten, Prep and Year 1 and is responsible for the wellbeing and educational directions of our Early Years programs.  Jane Eddy is located in Parkside.

David Colvin Assistant Director of Pastrol Care

David Colvin is a long-standing and senior member of our teaching team and is also responsible for supporting the staff including their ongoing professional development.  David Colvin leads the Year 6 teaching team and operates from the Main Campus.

John Watson Head of Art

John Watson is our much-adored Visual Arts teacher and works with all children from Prep to Year 6 during their weekly Art sessions.  John Watson operates from the Art Room which may be found on Main Campus.

Dani Arcaro Head of Music

Dani Arcaro is our talented and innovative Head of Music and is repsonsible for the classroom music program from Kindergarten through to Year 6.  Dani Arcaro also oversees our wide range of music ensembles, choirs and performances and is located on our Main Campus.

Jessica Close Head of Health and Physical Education

Jessica Close is our dedicated "sport guru" and heads up the Health and Physical Education Department. Jessica Close is located on the Main Campus.