Meet your child’s teaching team

Your child’s teachers work together as a team to provide a well-rounded and balanced education. Our strong collegial environment ensures our teachers develop a broad overview of how your child is progressing academically, socially and emotionally, enabling them to provide the right level of support at every stage of education.

Get to know our team here:

Leadership Team

Suyin McDonald – Principal
Brigitte French – Deputy Principal
Mandy Betts- Co-ordinator; Student Support & Curriculum
Michelle Calderwood – Business Manager

Front Office Team

Deborah Jackson – School Secretary
Belinda Krotofil – Front Office Clerical Support / Classroom Support
Jenna Bills – Front Office Clerical Support

Our Preschool Team

Evelyn Lam – Lead Teacher
Jason Fishers – Teacher
Dawn Clampitt – SSO
Josie Cooper – SSO

Our Classroom Teachers


Grace Cullen

Kelly Shute

Reception / Yr 1

Renee Cooper

Year 1

Danielle Grguric / Narelle Thomas

Year 1 / 2

James Murray

Year 2

Hayley Eldridge / Alexis Mardell

Year 3

Gillian Bevan / Alison Mason

Year 3 / 4

Leonie Chatfield
Georgina Dennis

Year 4 / 5

Danielle Stone

Year 5

Sara Weston

Year 5 / 6

Lynne Asquith

Year 6

Helen Kupczynski

Our Specialist Teachers

Jen Edwards  – Music & Performing Arts
Chris Lay – PE
Alberto Arbano – Spanish
Kristi Wandner – Visual Arts

Resource Centre Team

Barbara O’Connor – Teacher Librarian
Paula Simmons – SSO Library and ICT Support

Student Support Officers (SSOs)

Kylie Moult-Smith
Kerry Marshall
Belinda Krotofil
Dawn Clampitt
Janelle Robinson
Nichole Ferraro
Natalie Dvorak
Elizabeth Woolmer
Ashleigh Hamilton
Abby Todd
Jade Marshall

Kitchen Garden Team

Tracy Raven – Kitchen Specialist
Lucy Cahill – Garden Specialist


Wally Brunnbauer/Andy Buchmann

Counsellor and Pastoral Support Worker

Brigitte French (Deputy Principal) – School Counsellor 1 day a week
Joey Traeger – Pastoral Support Worker


Kathryn Schultz – Director
Catherine Martin – Assistant Director

See full list of OSHC staff