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Our staff

Southport State High School has over 200* full- and part-time staff, volunteers, contractors and community support representatives providing quality education and care in a clean, safe and supportive environment for your student.
We employ more than 110 teachers who deliver tuition across a wide variety of subject areas from years 7 to 12.
Our support services include career guidance, indigenous support, chaplaincy, school nurse, computer technicians, scientific assistants, teacher aides, janitorial and grounds staff, cleaners and office staff.
Our deans are dedicated to junior and senior students and they work closely with students and their families to resolve support issues and look after student well-being.
*Staff numbers change from time to time to cater for new enrolments.

Executive team

Executive Principal: Nigel Hughes
Principal Senior School: Ben Weeks 
Principal Junior School: Damien Burke
Deputy Principals: Tom Sullivan, Warwick Ford, Danielle Ward
Business Manager: Tracey Davis

Teaching staff


General enquiries

For all other enquiries, please refer to our contact us page. ​​​​