St James’ has a range of staff who support all students in our school. They include our school executive, full-time and temporary teaching staff, as well as staff who support our classroom teachers. These amazing support staff include our Learning Support Teacher, Aboriginal Education Teacher, teacher librarian, learning support assistants, library assistant and our clerical assistant. There is also a cleaner and grounds person.
An education officer for learning support, and a school psychologist, are available to individually assess and address 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 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 follows:
Principal: Mr Aaron Moon
Assistant Principal: Mrs Shannon Hall
RE Coordinator: Mrs Jane Jacobs
Primary Coordinator: Miss Eloise Hand
KG Mrs Donna Smith
KM Mrs Jane Jacobs & Miss Eloise Hand
1G Miss Annerley Fitzsimmons
1M Mrs Mary Ballard
2G Miss Jane Boyle
2M Mrs Trishelle Threadgate
3G Miss Emma Beletich
3/4M Mrs Jane Dengate
4G Mrs Donna-Maree Watt
5/6G Miss Lauren Osborne
5/6J Mrs Clare Collett
5/6M Mrs Rebecca Harrod & Mrs Melissa McLennan
Pedagogical Mentor: Mrs Shannon Hall
Gifted Education Mentor: Mrs Shannon Hall
Leader of Wellbeing: Miss Eloise Hand
Learning Support Teacher: Mrs Renee Gavin
Learning Support Assistants: Mrs Lisa Bailey, Mrs Melissa Gers, Mrs Suzanne Hand, Mrs Melissa Marco, Mrs Olivia Paynter, Mrs Alicia Wicks.
EALD Teacher: Mrs Lisa Wilson
Teacher Librarian: Mrs Lisa Wilson
CILS Coordinator: Mrs Renee Gavin
CILS Teacher (Term1): Ms Katrina Clement
Aboriginal Teacher: Mrs Tania Thompson
Onsite Casual: Mrs Joanne Whitehead
Secretary: Mrs Virginia Chapman
Library Assistant: Mrs Nadene Douglas
Uniform Shop: Mrs Suzanne Hand
CSO Personnel based at our school
School Counsellor: TBC