Leadership and Governance

Our Executive Team

The St Mark's Executive Team provides thoughtful leadership, guiding our school's vision and direction. With expertise and experience, they ensure excellence in teaching and learning and in turn, empower students to reach their full potential. They foster a supportive and inclusive environment, encouraging innovation and valuing staying up-to-date with educational research. Open communication and collaboration are valued, involving parents, students, and staff in decision-making. The team's dedication and passion set the tone for our values and serve as role models for students. Their guidance inspires students to become thoughtful leaders themselves, who will go on to have a positive impact in the world.

Principal: Steven Davies, B App Sc, GDipEd, MEdL
Steven Davies

Mr Steven Davies joined St Mark's in August 2018. Prior to joining St Mark's, Mr Davies was the Dean of Student Wellbeing at All Saints’ College, Bull Creek. Mr Davies completed an Applied Science Degree in Chemistry in 1982. He then combined working as a Chemist (Industrial/Analytical) with overseas travel before completing a Graduate Diploma in Education. His Science teaching career began with the Education Department at Forrestfield SHS, followed by a teacher exchange to Orkney, Scotland, before returning to Armadale SHS. His independent school career commenced at All Saints’ College in 1995 where, as a Science/Chemistry teacher, and as a Head of House, he developed a strong interest in pastoral care of students.

In 2008 Steven was appointed Head of Senior School (Years 10-12) at Tranby College and after six years he returned to All Saints’ College to take up an executive position as Dean of Student Wellbeing. In July 2016 he was appointed for twelve months as Acting Vice Principal, which included a period as Acting Principal, providing valuable leadership experience in high-level operational and strategic matters.

Acting Head of Teaching & Learning: Scott Robertson
Scott Robertson

Mr Scott Robertson is a passionate advocate for student engagement, rich performance tasks and highly differentiated academic rigour across all learning areas. He has been a Head of Department, Community Events Coordinator, House Coordinator, WACE Examiner, Course Advisory Committee member, as well as directing over 20 whole school productions throughout his 25 year career in independent schools across Western Australia. Known for his ability to forge positive relationships with families, students and staff, Scott joined us in 2019. With a big voice and a calling to develop confident and resilient learners across all ages, Scott is looking forward to supporting staff and students in reaching all of their academic goals.

Head of Senior School: Roseanne Madden, BA, GDipEd, MEd
Roseanne Madden

Ms Rosanne Madden joined St Mark's in 2020, from Servite College, where her substantive role was as the Deputy Principal of Teaching and Learning, as well as filling the role of Acting Vice Principal of the College in 2019. Roseanne has brought a wealth of experience to St Mark's, including in curriculum growth and development, leadership and strategic direction. Roseanne and the Senior School team is focused on implementing strategies that support each student to thrive in their learning and personal development, and to create a sense of belonging and connection, which are essential elements in building resilience.

Acting Head of Middle School: Kelly Nebel
Kelly Nebel

Ms Kelly Nebel commenced at St Mark's in January 2016 as Head of Science. Previous to that, Kelly was a Head of Science and Head of Year at Penrhos College from 2005 to 2015. At St Mark’s, she has held positions including Deputy Head of Senior School and Head of Senior School (Acting), and the Chair of the Innovation Committee. Kelly has a proactive approach to building strong positive relationships with members of our School community, is dedicated to supporting the holistic development of the whole child and is very much looking forward to her new role as Acting Head of Middle School.

Head of Primary School: Mark Douglas
Mark Douglas

Mr Mark Douglas joined St Mark's in January 2022. Mark was previously the Head of Junior School at Lindisfarne Anglican Grammar School, a co-educational school in northern New South Wales. Prior to his time at Lindisfarne, Mark was Head of Junior School at Ipswich Grammar School, and also spent his first four years of school executive leadership as the Head of Junior School at Great Southern Grammar. Mark's educational philosophy is centred around positive relationships, high expectations and a whole-hearted belief that school should be a successful experience for all students.

Chaplain: Revd. Scott Rowland, BA, DipEd, MDiv, MMin
Scott Rowland

Revd Scott Rowland grew up in Sydney, studied at the University of Sydney and the University of New England. He worked in boys' boarding schools while studying and working in Christian ministry in universities. Moving to Perth in 1995, Scott taught geography and economics up to TEE level for a number of years before training for ordained Anglican ministry. He began working at St Mark’s teaching Christian Studies during his ordination training, before being appointed Chaplain in 2007.

Business Manager: Carolyn Gray, BBus (Acc) CA
Carolyn Gray

Mrs Carolyn Gray was appointed as the School’s Business Manager in August 2016, after joining St Mark’s as the School Accountant in 2014. Growing up in Melbourne, she graduated from Swinburne University, conveniently located across the road from the training ground of her beloved Hawks. As a Chartered Accountant Carolyn has developed a broad range of Australian and international experience in both professional practice and commercial financial management through roles with Ernst & Young, Rio Tinto, Cable & Wireless (UK), Oyster Consulting and more recently her own accounting and taxation practice.

School Council

St Mark's Anglican Community School is governed by a Council of twelve representatives from the Anglican Church, Parents and Friends' Association, and Old Scholars' Association. The Council oversees the school's development and management, with the Principal reporting to them monthly. The School operates within the budget approved by the Anglican Schools Commission. St Mark’s was established with the aim of making an Anglican education accessible to all families by keeping fees as low as possible whilst maintaining strong opportunities for students.

Members of Council

  • Chair: Mr S Green, BA (Hons), FCA, MAICD
  • Vice-Chair: Mr F Shannon, Registered Builder 10531
  • Treasurer: Position vacant
  • Mrs L Hawker, BA(Design), Dip(Building Design & Drafting), GradDipEd
  • Mrs S Langridge, BBus, MBus(Mktg), GradDipHum
  • Ms K Roach, BA, LLB (Hons)
  • The Revd D Smit, Dip Theology, BSc
  • Ex Officio: Mr Steven Davies, BApp Sc, GradDipEd, MEdL and Mrs Carolyn Gray, BBus (Acc), CA

The Anglican Schools Commission

The Anglican Schools Commission oversees 15 Anglican Schools in Western Australia, Victoria, and New South Wales. These low-fee, co-educational schools provide exceptional teaching and learning within a caring, Christian environment. Each school has its own strengths and specialist programs, while sharing common values of faith, excellence, justice, respect, integrity, and diversity. The ASC serves as the headquarters, supporting existing schools and exploring new opportunities for low-fee Anglican schools in high-demand areas.

The Schools of the Anglican Schools Commission are: