St Benedict’s Primary School has 20 teaching staff and eight support staff.
The staff includes a principal, eight full-time teachers, seven part-time teachers, one part-time Learning Support Teacher, one part-time Aboriginal Education Teacher, one part-time EADL teacher, six part-time Learning Support Assistants, a part-time Teacher-Librarian, a part-time Library Assistant and a Clerical Assistant. There is also a cleaner.
A Registered Psychologist is 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 Julie Mulhearn
Assistant Principal: Mrs Katherine Wilson
Religious Education Coordinator: Mrs Michelle Collins
Primary Coordinator: Mr Wayne Bailey
K Black – Mrs Tegan Sakoff
K Red – Mrs Jacqueline Lojszczyk
1 Black – Miss Simone Brazel
1 Red – Mrs Kareena Coleman (Assistant Principal) and Mrs Katherine Wilson (Job Share)
2 Black – Mrs Alyssa Homer and Mrs Michelle Greaves (Job Share)
2 Red - Mr Luke Moore
3 Black – Mrs Megan McNeely and Mr John McGill (Job Share)
3 Red – Mrs Lisa Reid
4 Black – Mrs Megan Hunt and Mrs Amanda Smith (Job Share)
4 Red - Mrs Leah Killen
5 Black– Mr Wayne Bailey (Primary Coordinator) Mrs Teigan McKinnon (Executive Support Teacher)
5 Red - Mrs Elizabeth Burkitt
6 Black – Mr Desmond McCosker and Mrs Jacqui Hosie (Job Share)
6 Red - Mr James Morris
Teacher Librarian: Mrs Ainara Mateos and Mrs Teagn McKinnon
Learning Support Teacher: Mrs Michelle Collins
Pedagogical Mentor: Mrs Michelle Greaves
Pedagogical Mentor: Mrs Katherine Wilson
English Second Language (EADL) Teacher: Mrs Jo-Anne Franks and Mrs Julie Saperas
Aboriginal Education Teacher: Mrs Lisa DesForges
Music Teacher: Michelle Sciberras
School Psychologist: Mrs Gayna Turner
Pastoral Care Worker: Mrs Deanne March
Library Assistant: Mrs Pam Nicolaidis
Learning Support Officers: Mrs Susan Rothfield, Mrs Belinda Goode, Mrs Lisa Hingst, Mrs Kelly Cameron, Mrs Kylie Bryant, Mrs Nicole Kelly, Mrs Jenny Stewart and Mrs Kristy Kane.
School Clerical: Mrs Jan Cotton, Mrs Susan DiNardo and Mrs Bronwyn Lynch
Cleaner: Mr Christopher Hicks