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Our staff

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Leadership team

Our school Principal along with the Deputy Principals are responsible for the smooth running of the school supporting students, staff and parents. The Principal has responsibility for our international students as the ISP co-ordinator.

Beth Petersen

Principal
Mrs Beth Petersen


 

 


Deputy Principal
Jr School P-3
Mrs Wendy Harling

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Deputy Principal
Sr School Y4-6
Mr Jonas Shantz

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Head of Special Education Services
Ms Natalia Rico

Coaching and Curriculum Team

Our Head of Curriculum and Numeracy Coaches work with teachers on planning and overseeing the development and implementation of the school's curriculum.  They also work to build the teaching capacity of our staff.

Head of Curriculum
Miss Allison Horne
Numeracy Coach
Mrs Eva De Vries



Administration team

Our Business Manager and office staff assist all students and their families in the front office.  Our office staff can also help translate languages which supports families from different backgrounds.

Colleen Hollis
Business Manager
Mrs Colleen Hollis
Admin
Mrs Tanya Meiring
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Admin
Mrs Kathy Le


Admin
Mrs Narelle Upton

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ADMIN
Ms Kelly Nguyen


ADMIN
Miss Amina Muse


Class teacher and supporting teacher-aide

Classroom teacher help with all the learning areas. They are the first point of contact for families.  Classes are supported by a teacher-aide who work in classrooms and assist with learning.

EAL/D program

Our English as Additional Language /Dialect (EAL/D) teachers and Teacher Aides work to assists international students with learning English. They liaise between parents/caregivers, teachers, students and administrative staff. Our EAL/D programmes link very closely with our classroom curriculum to ensure academic success for our EAL/D learners.

We also have many teachers and teacher-aides that can speak other languages and they can help you. Languages include Vietnamese, Indian dialects, Samoan, German and Greek.

See Lee
EAL/D Teacher
Mrs See Lee
Bernadette Carmody
EAL/D Teacher
Bernadette Carmody

EAL/D Teacher
Miss Gianna D'Amore


Support Staff

Our support Teacher of literacy and numeracy build capabilities of student through intensive literacy programs.

Our Guidance Officer works with teachers and school-based support personnel to assess and address the needs of students.  He can also provide counselling for children and families.

Our Occupational therapist provides support for students with motor co-ordination concerns.

Kim Haynes

STL&N
Mrs Kim Haynes

Rod Nelson

Guidance Office
Rod Nelson

Occupational Therapist
Mrs Jenny Do
Speech Pathologist
Miss Jenny Tang

 

School chaplain

Our School Chaplain helps students settle into school. She runs activities and programs with students to build friendships and resilience.

Ruth Ward

         Ms Ruth Ward

Teacher-librarian

Our library is open during lunch times as well as for class visits throughout the day during library sessions. There are many novels and information books for children aged 5 to 13 including small collection of books in the Vietnamese language.  The library is also where the main computer lab is located.

 


Librarian
Mrs Mai Quach
Ann Butler
 Librarian
Mrs Ann Butler

 

 

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Last reviewed 27 January 2021
Last updated 27 January 2021