Meet the Team


Mr Mark Ashby MEd (Hons) leads a team of experienced educators to provide educational opportunities of excellence in a Christian context. Kennedy Baptist College is home to over 1,200 students who are encouraged to strive for personal excellence in all they do.

Mr Ashby was the inaugural Principal of Kennedy when the College was launched in 2013. He was also the foundation Principal of Mandurah Baptist College in 2005. Mr Ashby has held several roles in the public education system during his career and is also a member at Mount Pleasant Baptist Church.


  • Bachelor of Education and Major in Science Education (1984)
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Education Studies
  • Master of Education
  • Major — Educational Administration
  • Master of Education Honours
  • Dissertation — “Curriculum Change and the Unit Curriculum: A Retrospective Analysis”

Executive Leadership Team

Miss Jennifer Lamet — Deputy Principal (Curriculum)

Mr Andrew Dunn — Deputy Principal (Pastoral Care)

Mr Timothy Jiow — Director of Studies

Miss Melissa Beale — Director of Students

Ms Tina Blakey — Director of Finance and Operations

Mr Rick Cricelli — Director of School and Staff Development

Our Team

Kennedy Baptist College are privileged to have a wonderful team of staff supporting our students. This includes the Pastoral Care team, Head of Years, Heads of Learning Areas, Learning Support staff, Chaplains, Counsellors, House Coordinators, Student Services Team and staff at our Health Centre.

Kennedy Alumni

When you graduate from Kennedy Baptist College, you are invited to be part of our lifelong member of our alumni community to stay in touch. Please include your email and contact number for future updates or reunions.