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Staff

Engaging teachers are at the very heart of our school. They embrace and nurture the creativity, open hearts and natural curiosity of young people - through exploration, imagination and investigation.

Our teachers know how important it is to connect with children, to involve them and understand their individual needs. When students are engaged at their level and having fun, they will learn.

Our professional teachers are of the highest calibre and embrace teaching practices that are well-researched and known to make a difference. They are supported by a fantastic team of education assistants.

Pre-Kindy

Susan Kadak

Teacher

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Susan Kadak

Teacher

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Kelly Matthews

Teacher

Favourite Quote

 "In a world where you can be anything, be kind"

What makes a 'good day' of teaching?

Where everyone leaves with a full head and full heart.

Kelly Matthews

Teacher

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Tania D'Angelo

Teacher

Tania D'Angelo

Teacher

Favourite Quote:

Spread love everywhere you go. Let no one ever come to you without leaving happier- Mother Teresa.

What is the best thing about working in education?

Seeing little smiling faces each day who love to explore, play and learn!

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Lesley Rocchiccioli

Education Assistant

Lesley Rocchiccioli

Education Assistant

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Lilly Rea

Education Assistant

Lilly Rea

Education Assistant

Kindy

Susan Kadak

Teacher

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Susan Kadak

Teacher

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Kelly Matthews

Teacher

Favourite Quote

 " In a world where you can be anything, be kind"

What makes a 'good day' of teaching?

Where everyone leaves with a full head and full heart.

Kelly Matthews

Teacher

Victoria Walker

Education Assistant

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Victoria Walker

Education Assistant

Favourite Quote:

You can't go back and change the beginning, but you can start where you are and change the ending- C.S. Lewis

What is the best thing about working in education?:

Helping students believe they can achieve anything and seeing their faces light up with pride when they've tried something new. 

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Alana Prince

Education Assistant

Alana Prince

Education Assistant

Favourite Quote

“Every human heartbeat is a universe of possibilities.” 

If I could pass on any wisdom:

Enjoy your time at school and try to be "your own person."

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Emma Cochrane

Education Assistant

Emma Cochrane

Education Assistant

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Megan Bonser

Education Assistant

Megan Bonser

Education Assistant

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Elise Andreou

Education Assistant

Elise Andreou

Education Assistant

Pre-Primary

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Emily Gauci

Teacher

Emily Gauci

Teacher

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Christine Collie 

Teacher

Christine Collie

Teacher

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Michelle Smith

Education Assistant

Michelle Smith

Education Assistant

Favourite Quote:

Always be good to your mother.

What makes a good day of teaching:

Seeing the look of achievement on the kids faces. It is amazing to see how much they have grown by the end of the year.

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Marie Murphy

Education Assistant

Marie Murphy

Education Assistant

Jayne Billi

Education Assistant

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Jayne Billi

Education Assistant

Year 1

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Katherine McIntyre

Teacher

Katherine McIntyre

Teacher

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Debbie Burke

Education Assistant

Debbie Burke

Education Assistant

Favourite Quote

Team work makes the dream work.

What makes a 'good day' at St Luke's?

Hearing lots of banter.

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Brooke Udy

Teacher

Brooke Udy

Teacher

What is the best thing about working in education?

Getting to make a family of 30 little friends!

If I could pass on any wisdom...

Mistakes are proof that I'm learning.

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Elise Andreou

Education Assistant

Elise Andreou

Education Assistant

Year 2

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Renita Humphries

Teacher

Renita Humphries

Teacher

Favourite School Event:

Everyone knows I love a school disco! Nothing brings joy like busting some moves on the dance floor!

Describe yourself in 3 words:

Energetic, optimistic, determined.

Emilee Conca

Teacher

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Emilee Conca

Teacher

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Alice O'Hanlon

Teacher

Alice O'Hanlon

Teacher

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Julie Catherall

Education Assistant

Julie Catherall

Education Assistant

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Sharon Richie

Education Assistant

Sharon Ritchie

Education Assistant

What makes a good day of teaching?

Smiles and humour

What is the best thing about working in education?

The kids make me laugh

Year 3

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Zac Baker

Teacher

Zac Baker

Teacher

Favourite Quote:

If it is to be, it is up to me.

Hidden Talent:

Cooking- my cheesecake is restaurant quality! 

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Judy Cobern

Teacher

Judy Cobern

Teacher

If I could pass on any wisdom:

Look at each day as an opportunity to learn something new and be a good friend.

The best thing about being a teacher is the relationships you develop with the children and their families.

Tanya Harris

Education Assistant

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Tanya Harris

Education Assistant

Year 4

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Mark Di Blasi

Teacher

Mark Di Blasi

Teacher

Favourite Quote:

Work hard and be nice to people- Anthony Burrill

The best thing about being a teacher:

The challenge of finding new and innovative ways to engage and motivate students.

Angela Tedesco

Teacher

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Angela Tedesco

Teacher

Tanya Harris

Education Assistant

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Tanya Harris

Education Assistant

Year 5

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Justin Miller

Teacher

Justin Miller

Teacher

Favourite Quote

Don't cry because it's over. Smile because it happened - Dr. Seuss

What makes teaching at St Luke's rewarding?

The community of St Luke’s are so warm and friendly. I also especially enjoy the enthusiasm that the children bring to the classroom to learn each day.

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Alana Prince

Education Assistant

Alana Prince

Education Assistant

Favourite Quote

“Every human heartbeat is a universe of possibilities.” 

If I could pass on any wisdom:

Enjoy your time at school and try to be "your own person."

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Kerry Peach

Teacher

Kerry Peach

Favourite Quote

“Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.” Nelson Mandela

What makes a 'good day' at St Luke's?

Every day is a good day. Life is what you make it. 

Teacher

Colette Giles

Education Assistant

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Colette Giles

Education Assistant

Year 6

Deb Barry

Teacher

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Deb Barry

Teacher

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Alana Prince

Education Assistant

Alana Prince

Education Assistant

Favourite Quote

“Every human heartbeat is a universe of possibilities.” 

If I could pass on any wisdom:

Enjoy your time at school and try to be "your own person."

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Bruce Plint

Teacher

Bruce Plint

 

If I could pass on some wisdom:

Don't worry. The Lord provides. 

My favourite school event is:

Book Week, I get to show off all of my costumes!

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Colette Giles

Education Assistant

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Colette Giles

Education Assistant

Learning Support

Claire Thomson

Support Coordinator

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Claire Thomson

Support Coordinator

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Sharon Freer-Smith

Education Assistant

Sharon Freer-Smith

Education Assistant

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Rosey Martin

EMU Specialist

Rosey Martin

EMU Specialist

What makes a good day of teaching?

When I see the ahh haa moments.

What is your favourite school event?

Athletics Carnival. I love seeing the pride from students and parents. 

Ruth Langham

Education Assistant

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Ruth Langham

Education Assistant

Specialist Teachers

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Tania Farcich

Science

Tania Farcich

Science

What makes a 'good day' of teaching?

One that was fun but where learning happened.

If I could pass on any wisdom:

Never stop learning 

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Olivia Robertson

Dance and Choir

Olivia Robertson

Dance and Choir

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Emily Rasmussen

Physical Education

Emily Rasmussen

Physical Education

Favourite School Event:

Faction Athletics Carnival. I love seeing the whole school community coming out, supporting each other and having fun.

Describe yourself in 3 words:

Energetic, pasionate, enthusiastic.

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Sarah Cragg

AUSLAN

Sarah Cragg

AUSLAN

What makes a good day of teaching?

Getting to see the smiling faces of all the students. 

If I could pass on any wisdom:

Don't let others put you off doing what you love. Chase your dreams, no matter how hard they seem!

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Ann-Maree Simmonds

Art

Ann-Maree Simmonds

Art

Favourite Quote

If you love the life you live - You will live a life of love! 

The best thing about being a teacher:

Is working with children- the young minds, the creators, the thinkers and the artists of the future.

Telethon Speech and Hearing

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Helen Large

TSH

Helen Large

TSH

If I could pass on any wisdom:

Try not to worry. It is a waste of time and things will work themselves out.

What is the best thing about working in education?

Job satisfaction is huge. Just seeing the lightbulb moments and the growth in students. Kids make me happy!

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Kimmy Frediani

TSH

Kimmy Frediani

TSH

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Silvana Papasergio

TSH

Silvana Papasergio

TSH

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Kiah Hall

TSH

Kiah Hall

TSH

Favourite Quote

Live what you love and what you love will fill your life

Favourite School Event

Book Week. I love the creativity, the shared celebration of books and the trip down memory lane!

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Jenny Giddy

TSH

Jenny Giddy

TSH

School Support Staff

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Zelda Zhang

Finance Officer

Zelda Zhang

Finance Officer

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Heather Macdonald-Rudez

Administration Officer

Heather Macdonald-Rudez

Administration Officer

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Leone Simmonds

Library Officer

Leone Simmonds

Library Officer

What makes a good day of teaching?

Seeing little faces totally absorbed in the story I am reading them.

If I could pass on any wisdom:

The world is an incredible place, let your children soar in it.

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Tallulah 'Lulu' Simmonds

Wellness Dog

Tallulah 'Lulu' Simmonds

Wellness Dog

Favourite Quote:

The best therapist has fur and four legs.

Favourite School Event:

Every day is my favourite. School with my friends is my favourite place to be!

Describe yourself in 3 words:

Unconditional love (always)

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Father Stan Bendkowski

Parish Priest

Father Stan Bendkowski

Parish Priest

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Ann Peart

Social Worker

Ann Peart

Social Worker

Favourite Quote:

It's not what we do, but how much love we put into doing it- Mother Teresa

Describe yourself in 3 words:

Caring, creative, honest.

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Natalie Vennitti

Digital Technology

Natalie Vennitti

Digital Technology

Favourite Quote:

To the world you may be one person; but to one person you may be the world- Dr Seuss

The best thing about working in education:

Watching children have 'lightbulb moments', especially after working hard to achieve their goals!

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Neville Hogan

Groundsperson

Neville Hogan

Groundsperson

Administration

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Kristy Graffin

Teacher

Kristy Graffin

Assistant Principal

The best thing about teaching

Each day is challenging and different.

What makes teaching at St Luke’s so unique and rewarding?

The people; staff, children and families.

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Kerry Hewitson

Principal

Kerry Hewitson

Principal

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Sarah Williams

Assistant Principal

Sarah Williams

Assistant Principal

Favourite Quote

"Never see a need without doing something about it" - Mary MacKillop

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