Our College

Heads of School

Head of Secondary


Mr. Justin Andrews joins Tamborine Mountain College in 2023 as Head of Secondary.

Head of Primary


Mr. Mark Stevens (BA, GradDipEd) joined Tamborine Mountain College in Term 4 of 2014. As the College's foundation Head of Primary, Mr. Stevens officially opened the Primary campus doors for the first time at the start of 2015. Prior to arriving at Tamborine Mountain College, Mr. Stevens was a teacher for ten years at one of Tamborine Mountain College's affiliate schools. Mr. Stevens has a keen interest in mathematics, science and music, and he is an active member of the Independent Primary School Heads Association (IPSHA).

Early Learning Centre Director


Mrs. Rachael Fernandez (BEd) joined Tamborine Mountain College in 2020 as Pre Prep teacher part-time before her appointment as Director/teacher in 2021.   The Early Learning Centre offers care and education for children 3 - 5 years  in the Kindy and Pre Prep Rooms.  To meet the needs of all families we  offer Before and After School Care during the term time and Vacation Care in the holidays.

Mrs Fernandez studied in New Zealand first at Wellington Teachers College before completing her Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood) at the Australian Catholic University. She believes passionately about the early years being an important time in a young child’s learning journey and believes all children are capable learners.  As a teacher she  supports inclusivity for all children to learn and engage building successes for life through play based learning and intentional explicit teaching. Mrs Fernandez looks forward to working in partnership with the families and children who come in contact with the centre.