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International staff


The following staff members are here to help in all aspects of the International Program.

International Student Co-ordinator Ms Maria Masselos

Miss Maria Masselos

Ph: +61 73394 0709

Our International Student Co-ordinator works with our students to monitor their academic progress (including appropriate subject choices), attendance and their welfare.  She is available 5 days a week at school and by phone on weekends.

International Homestay Co-ordinator Mrs Lesley Huxley

Mrs Lesley Huxley

Ph: +61 73394 0797

Mrs Huxley works closely with homestay families and our students, as our Homestay Co-ordinator.  She works closely with students throughout their time at Cavendish Road State High School, at a personal level as well as a school/student level.

EAL/D Teacher


Mrs Ann Carius

Our EAL/D teacher works with our International students to assist their transition to full-time studies in English.  She liaises with subject teachers and can also provide support for assignment work. Mrs Carius is available Monday, Wednesday and Thursday from 3:00-4:30pm.

Guidance Officer 

Ms Shauna McVie

Guidance Officers, in Australian schools, provide both study program and career advice, and offer personal welfare support.  Our Guidance Officer and International Student Co-ordinator work together to assist students to plan their initial course selection and their pathway from high school to tertiary education.​