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:
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