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, a part time EALD Teacher and a Clerical Assistant. There is also a cleaner.
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 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:
Principal: Mrs Danielle Reed
Assistant Principal: Mrs Stacey Whiting
Religious Education Coordinator: Mrs Megan Neilson
Kindergarten – Mrs Jane Redman
Year 1 – Mrs Megan Neilson and Mr Gerard Crichton
Year 2 – Mrs Melissa Smith and Mrs Libby Tesoriero
Year 3 – Mr Michael Cashmere
Year 4 – Miss Nicoletta Di Santo
Year 5 – Ms Donna Morgan
Year 6 – Mrs Stacey Whiting and Mrs Julie Fawcett
Librarian – Ms Ainara Mateos
Learning Support Teacher – Mrs Denise Baas
EALD Teacher/Gifted Education Mentor – Mrs Bonnie Griffin
RFF Release Teacher – Ms Dannielle Lewis
School Clerical Officer - Mrs Catherine Ryan
Library Assistant – Mrs Catherine Powell
Learning Support Assistants – Mrs Maria Stephens, Mrs Catherine Powell, Mrs Nicole Kinniard, Mrs Tracey Lawson
Cleaner – Mrs Aimee Roberts