St Brigid’s has a proud history of educational continuity and tradition, serving the community of Raymond Terrace and beyond since 1850. The school is housed on a site mixed with heritage listed and modern buildings. These buildings are surrounded by a garden setting. 

St Brigid’s has a large staff of 42 in total. This consists of five Executive members – the Principal, Assistant Principal, Religious Education Coordinator and two Primary Coordinators. The teaching staff support 16 classes from Kindergarten to Year 6. These classes are taught by a mixture of full-time and part-time teachers. 

St Brigid’s has a large Learning Support staff consisting of Learning Support Teachers, School Councillor and Learning Support Assistants. 

St Brigid’s also has a full-time Teacher Librarian and Library Assistant. The school office is supported by two full-time secretaries. 

A list of staff contacts can be found below:


School Executive

Principal: David Palmer & Marlene George

Assistant Principal: Marlene George 

RE Coordinator: Leanne Hogan 

Coordinators: Martina Walsh & Belinda Pettinari


Kindergarten: Sue Reid, Dianne Vaughan & Amy Skillen 

Year 1: Leanne Hogan, Melissa Branson & Katie Boyle 

Year 2: Jye Bowen, Anna Hughes & Amy Skillen 

Year 3: Jacinta Wilks & Mark Wilson 

Year 4: Madelaine Rae, Kirsty Williams & Andrea Osborn

Year 5: Sarah Gibbons, Helen Page & Justine Walker 

Year 6: Kristy Brind, Marc Foxon, Martina Walsh & Kristen Raymond 

Teacher Librarian: Kay Latham & Sarah Gibbons

Library Assistant: Helen Mead 

Pastoral Care Worker: Vannessa Tasker

State Action Plan Leading Teachers: Belinda Pettinari & Dianne Vaughan

Pedagogical Mentor: Kristen Raymond

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island Education Teacher: Kristen Jones  

Learning Support Teachers: Narelle Vandermaat & Martina Walsh 

EAL/D Teachers: Carmel Martin & Donna Gibson

CILS Coordinator: Anna Hughes

COVID Tutors: Therese Willis, Melissa Branson, Monica Buchanan

School Counsellor (Psychologist): Michelle Conden 

Administration Office: Jennifer Davidson & Rae Hayes  

Integration Aides: Debbie Everingham, Elizabeth Kidd, Lisa Marks, Helen Mead, Julie Nolan, Tanya Nott, Donna Stanton, Angela Sultana, Caitlin Jones & Vannessa Tasker 

School Assistants – Kindergarten: Tanya Nott & Donna Stanton 

Defence Transition Aide: Vannessa Tasker 

Canteen Supervisor: Emily Duncombe