At St John the Baptist there are thirty-nine staff members.
The staff includes a Principal, Assistant Principal, eleven full-time teachers, six part-time teachers, one Learning Support Teacher, seven part-time Learning Support Assistants, a part-time Teacher-Librarian, part-time Library Assistant and three Clerical Assistants. There is also a cleaner and groundsmen.
A Registered Psychologist/School Counsellor is available two days a week to assist the school in assessing and addressing individual students 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.
A list of staff contacts can be found below:
School Executive Team
Principal: Margaret McCartney (acting)
Assistant Principal: Stacey Whiting
Religious Education Coordinator: Christopher Sheridan
Primary Coordinator: Sara Murdoch
Classroom Teachers for 2022
Year 6 Blue: Zoe Dean
Year 6 White: Michael Tobin
Year 5 Blue: Catherine Pilley and Kristine Lindus (job Share)
Year 5 White: Ellen Morgan
Year 4 Blue: Christopher Sheridan
Year 4 White: Sara Murdoch
Year 3 Blue: Michelle Fairhall and Cathryn Villari (job share)
Year 3 White : Colin Fordham
Year 2 Blue: Rochelle Wilson
Year 2 White: Zoe Claut
Year 1 Blue: Julie Nepia and Alex Dorn (job share)
Year 1 White: Renee Collins
Kinder Blue: Olivia D'Accione
Kinder White: Tania Kranias
Learning Support Teacher: Jodie Summerville
Teacher Librarian: Jenny McFadyen
Library Assistant: Renae Carmody
Pedegogical Mentors: Kristine Lindus and Stacey Whiting
Gifted Education Mentor: Jenny McFadyen
Music/Drama Teacher: Nicole Murphy
Learning Support Assistants: Marian Campbell, Rebecca Redding, Sharon Thorne, Samantha Hodges, Kat Ross, Caitlin Morris and Alana See
Aboriginal Education Teacher: Shelby McBlane
EALD: Patricia Higgins
School Psychologist: Krystle Perrin
Pastoral Care Worker: Samantha Playford
Administrative Assistants: Gaye Morris, Lesley Minter and Renae Carmody
Cleaner: Paul O’Keefe
Groundsmen: Graeme Newstand and Clayton Smith
Canteen Supervisor: Linda