Staff

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:                                                                                                                

School Executive

Principal: Mrs Jennifer Crichton

Assistant Principal: Mrs Danielle Reed

Religious Education Coordinator: Mrs Megan Neilson

Classroom Teachers

Kinder: Mrs Jane Redman

Year 1: Miss Ashleigh Grach

Year 2: Mrs Megan Neilson and Mrs Christine Dodd

Year 3: Mr Cashmere

Year 4: Miss Nicoletta Di Santo

Year 5: Miss Donna Morgan

Year 6: Mrs Danielle Reed and Mrs Melissa Smith

Learning Support Teacher: Mrs Denise Baas

Teacher Librarian: Ms Ainara Alonso Mateos

EALD Teacher: Mrs Mary Moffat and Mrs Bonnie Larkin

Support Staff

Learning Support Assistants: Mrs Maria Stephens, Mrs Catherine Powell, Mrs Janene Ferguson

Administrative Assistant: Mrs Catherine Ryan

Cleaner: Mr Gregory Leahy