Our Leadership

While the Board of our Association provides strategic direction and governance, the day to day running of the College is managed by our Senior Leadership Team

Our Leadership

While the Board of our Association provides strategic direction and governance, the day to day running of the College is managed by our Senior Leadership Team:

Mr Mark Steyn

Mr Steyn completed a degree majoring in business and industrial psychology. After many years in human resources, he became a strategic planning consultant and had the privilege of consulting to large corporate, government, and not-for-profit organisations. Mr Steyn and his wife, along with their two boys, immigrated to Australia in 2004 to join a church plant that had been initiated from Adelaide. They have subsequently been part of a new church plant based in Karrinyup, where Mr Steyn serves on eldership. Prior to his initial appointment as Business Manager at Rehoboth, Mr Steyn consulted to Kingsway Christian College, Thornlie Christian College and Swan Christian Education Association. Since 2012 he has served as Chief Executive Officer for the Association.

Mrs Rachael Fairlamb

Mrs Fairlamb is responsible for finance, administration, and human resources at Rehoboth, having joined as the College’s accountant in December 2006. Mrs Fairlamb qualified as a Chartered Secretary and Registered Public Accountant in Zimbabwe, where she spent several years working for clients of KPMG and Deloitte & Touche in the Business Services Divisions. Her work focus during this time was the preparation and presentation of financial statements, taxation planning, and corporations administration. She has also served as the honorary accountant for several churches. Mrs Fairlamb has completed postgraduate studies at the University of South Australia and was awarded the Master of Business, Professional Accounting degree in 2016.

Mr Rob Stirling

Mr Stirling has been Principal at the Kenwick campus since 2008. He completed a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Western Australia, and a Diploma in Education from Curtin University in 1979. He was a teacher and Head of Social Studies at Rehoboth from 1980 to 1986, teaching English, Social Studies, Ancient History, History and PE. Mr Stirling has also worked at UWA as an Education Research Officer, Swan Christian College, where he was the Head of the Social Science Department, and in various capacities at Kingsway Christian College including Head of the Humanities Faculty, Head of Senior School, Deputy Principal, and finally Acting Principal. During much of this period, Mr Stirling continued to teach History and Economics. Mr Stirling has over 30 years of experience in Christian education, both as a teacher and administrator. He is passionate about the achievement of excellence in schools, and is also very keen on sports, developing Christian leadership, and in growing a positive school spirit. His interests include: collecting books, philately, art and travel.

Mrs Nicole Pleysier

Mrs Pleysier gained her Bachelor of Arts in Education in 1994 and has held a variety of part-time positions at Rehoboth’s Wilson and Yangebup campuses, including Art Specialist. Mrs Pleysier, along with her husband and all of her children have studied at Rehoboth. At Kenwick, she has worked in various capacities, including full time teaching and as Curriculum Coordinator, and is currently Acting Head of Primary. Mrs Pleysier is passionate about all creative pursuits and enjoys serving others with her gifts.

Mrs Willy Pike

Mrs Pike gained her Diploma of Teaching in Adelaide and taught for some years at Education Department schools in South Australia. After a break from teaching to raise her children, she started at Rehoboth’s Yangebup campus as an Education Assistant and then as an Early Childhood teacher. After the closure of Yangebup, she transferred to the Wilson campus in 2002 as an Education Assistant in Kindy. Mrs Pike became the Pre-Primary teacher at Kenwick when the Primary School was opened in 2005, and held the position of Head of Primary from 2010 to 2015. In 2016, Mrs Pike became the Principal at the Wilson campus, and remains passionate about student learning and ensuring that children discover the gifts that God has given them to use for His glory.

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