|Mr Omar Hallak||Principal|
|Master of Education (Management)
Post Graduate Diploma Education Administration
As the Principal of Al-Taqwa College, Mr Hallak oversees the operation of the entire College. He serves as the education leader, responsible for managing the policies, regulations and procedures to ensure that all students are supervised in a safe Islamic environment. He ensures that the College meets the approved curricula and the philosopy, mission statement, values and instructional goals of the College.Mr Hallak manages, evaluates and supervises effective and clear procedures for the operation and function of the school which includes instructional programs, extracurricular activities, program evaluation, personnel management, office operations, emergency procedures and maintenance of the buildings. Mr Hallak ensures that the College is compliant with all laws, board policies and civil regulations.
|Mr Hussam Hallak||Property Manager|
|As Property Manager, Hussam’s responsibilities include planning the needs of the Sayers Rd Campus with respect to building and grounds requirements. He must forecast future requirements and ensure that these plans are implemented to meet the needs of the growing school environment.|
|Mrs Rima Kanj
Mrs Behije Cura
Mrs Nisa Abdulwahid
Mrs Olga Ramahi
Mrs Wafa Tebeileh
Mrs Shanthi Balakumar
Mrs Marwa Houli
|Head of Primary
Deputy Principal, Secondary
Foundation-G1 Head of Teacher and Student Services
G2-G3 Head of Teacher and Student Services
G4-G6 Head of Teacher and Student Services
Y7-Y8 Head of Teacher and Student Services
Y9-Y10 Head of Teacher and Student Services
Y11-Y12 Head of Teacher and Student Services
|The Sub School Heads work in conjunction with the Principal, Coordinators, Business Manager, HR Manager and Property Manager to ensure efficient operation of the College in terms of environment, maintenance, health and safety and other aspects of campus development as required.|
|Mr Mohammad Hallak||Acting Principal|
|Master of Business (Management Practice)
Mohammad manages all aspects of the Accounts Department, Transportation, Operations, Human Resources and Marketing Departments by ensuring designated roles, policies and procedures are assigned. He develops, plans, monitors and evaluates departmental budgets for each financial year.As well as chairing committees, Mohammad develops and fosters positive relationships with the College community in a transparent manner. He provides recommendations, key information and material to the board members and Trustees. He participates in leading initiatives designed to review the ongoing direction of the College and help frame its strategic plans for the future.Mohammad participates in leading initiatives designed to review the ongoing direction of the Olive Branch Campus and help frame its strategic plans for the future. Mohammad is currently studying for his Doctorate in Business Administration.
|Ms Susan McAsey, Mrs Enas Ali
|Susan’s and Enas’ role at Al-Taqwa College is administration in the front office. They are responsible for processing the primary enrolments, liaising with parents and assisting with their queries. They also welcomes visitors, assists staff and deals with student queries and issues. They maintain the general administration within the front office. Their role is quite varied and interesting role with no two days are alike.|
|Mrs Malak El-Ashey||Accounts Receivable|
|Diploma of Accounting
Malak deals solely with accounts receivable. Her responsibilities include the processing of school fees, bus fees and the Education Maintenance Allowance. She assists parents on a daily basis in regards to finances.
|Mr Sameh Aghbash||Transport Coordinator|
|Bachelor Degree in Business IT
Sameh’s role at Al-Taqwa is to maintain the transport system for our students. He works closely with Sita to ensure our students are safe during their journeys to and from school. Sameh also assists our IT Deparment.
|Mrs Michelle Dimech||Marketing Coordinator and Parent Liaison Officer|
As the College Marketing Coordinator, Michelle’s role is to advertise the College in all media aspects. Her responsibility in this role is to ensure that the staff, students, families and wider community are in tune with the activities of the College at all times. She is responsible for the College website as well as producing all printed publications including, year books, student diaries, posters and certificates, just to name a few.Parent Liaison Officer
Michelle’s responsibility as the Parent Liaison Officer is to assist all parents with any issues which may arise concerning their children at the College. Parents are welcome to discuss, in confidence, any aspect of school life. The main objective with this role is to listen, advise and resolve all situations.
|Mrs Lucy Verwey||Counselling and Welfare Coordinator|
|Bachelor Arts (SSci)
As the Counselling and Welfare Coordinator, Lucy’s role focuses on the welfare and wellbeing needs of primary and secondary students at Al-Taqwa College. Her primary duties are to coordinate the provision of counselling services for students in need of individual assistance, plan and coordinate personal development and wellbeing programs for students, training for staff members and information and support for families. Lucy collaborates with leadership teams, teachers and families to strive to meet the welfare and wellbeing needs of all Al-Taqwa students. Lucy is currently studying her Masters combined PhD in Clinical Psychology.
|Mr Jeff Bolton||Horticulture Coordinator|
|Bachelor of Education
Certificate in Landscape Design
Certificate IV in Assessment & Workplace Training
Jeff’s responsibilities include developing the Olive Branch Campus into a Horticulture Training Facility for our students and the wider community. Jeff implements the Certificate II in Horticulture as a VCE subject. He also develops other prorams which enhance the development of our College.