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 Jennifer Crichton
Assistant Principal: Mrs Danielle Reed
Religious Education Coordinator: Mrs Megan Neilson
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
Learning Support Assistants: Mrs Maria Stephens, Mrs Catherine Powell, Mrs Janene Ferguson
Administrative Assistant: Mrs Catherine Ryan
Cleaner: Mr Gregory Leahy