At St Columban’s, the staff includes a Principal, Assistant Principal, Religious Education Coordinator, seven full-time teachers, two part-time teachers, one part-time Learning Support Teacher, three part-time Learning Support Assistants, a part-time Teacher-Librarian, part-time Library Assistant, part time EAL/D and Indigenous Education teachers and a finance officer. There is also a cleaner and part time groundsman.
A Special Education Advisor and a Registered Psychologist are available to assist the school in assessing and addressing individual student’s learning needs.
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 ensures that the needs of students are catered for at all levels.
The Leadership Team is responsible for Strategic and Annual plans which summarise the operational agenda and goals of the school.
A list of staff contacts can be found below:
Principal: Mrs Danielle Reed
Assistant Principal: Mrs Penny Banister
Religious Education Coordinator: Mrs Megan Neilson
Kindergarten – Mrs Melissa Smith / Mrs Brittany Ryan
Year 1 – Miss Sammie Love/Mr Peter Goggins
Year 2 – Miss Swade Pay
Year 3 – Ms Dannielle Lewis/Miss Nicoletta Di Santo
Year 4 – Mrs Nicole Kinniard
Year 5 – Ms Melinda Nunn
Year 6 – Mrs Penny Banister and Mrs Libby Tesoriero
Librarian – Ms Ainara Mateos
Learning Support Teacher – Mrs Penny Lloyd
EALD Teacher– Mrs Bonnie Griffin
RFF Release Teacher – Mr Peter Goggins
Gifted Education Mentor – Mrs Melissa Smith
Indigenous Education Teacher – Miss Sammie Love
School Clerical Officer – Ms Jade Moffet
Library Assistant – Mrs Catherine Powell
Learning Support Assistants – Mrs Catherine Powell, Mrs Tracey Lawson, Mrs Brigette Pay
Cleaner – Mrs Aimee Roberts