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At St Michael’s there are 20 teaching staff and six support staff.

This includes a principal, assistant principal, nine full-time teachers, eight part-time teachers, one part-time Learning Support Teacher, five part-time Learning Support Assistants, a part-time Teacher-Librarian, a part-time Library Assistant, a part time English as a Second Language teacher, Aboriginal Education and Extension teachers and a Clerical Assistant. There is also a canteen coordinator and a cleaner and grounds person.

A highly structured combination of professional development opportunities, access to quality teaching resources and experiences as well as an increased emphasis on wellbeing and parent engagement has been developed to increase student readiness for and engagement in learning. Curriculum differentiation also ensures that the needs of students are catered for at all levels.

The Leadership Team is responsible for setting the operational agenda and goals of the school as driven by the Strategic and Annual Plan. This group of dynamic individuals is each responsible for key aspects of the business.

A list of staff contacts can be found below:

School Executive

Principal: Helen Bourne

Assistant Principal: Katie Fajks

Religious Education Coordinator: Sonia Cary

Primary Coordinator: Maddi Colquhoun

Classroom Teachers

Kindergarten - Maddi Colquhoun, Wendy cant, Mardi Harvey and Paul Ryan

Stage 1  - Courtney Albert, Virginia Cashmere and Gemma Pilley

Stage 2 - Cate Anderson, Debra Black and Lisa Henderson

Stage 3 - Sonia Cary, Wendy Cant, Kelly Czipri, Sally Lykouras and Trevor Ryan 

Learning Support Teacher: Paul Ryan

Teacher-Librarian: Susi Scarcella

Library Assistant: Jane Stuart

ESL Teacher: Jillian Smith

Aboriginal Education Teacher: Sally Lykouras and Laura Hamer

Release from Face to Face Teacher: Laura Hamer

Gifted Leader: Sharon Tutton

School Psychologist: Laura Pont

Defence Mentor: TBA

Learning Support Assistants: Tracey Rooke, Jackie Haggett and Martina Haddad

COVID Intensive Learning Support: Sarah Barnard

Administrative Assistant: Kim Milgate

Canteen Coordinator: TBA