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 46 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
Assistant Principal: Marlene George
RE Coordinator: Leanne Hogan
Coordinators: Kay Latham & Belinda Sketchley
Kindergarten: Sue Reid & Dianne Vaughan
Year 1: Leanne Hogan, Melissa Branson, Emma Said & Katie Boyle
Year 2: Amy Skillen, Kirsty Williams & Melissa Branson
Year 3: Jacinta Wilks & Mark Wilson
Year 4: Madelaine Rae, Mary Parsons & Andrea Osborn
Year 5: Sarah Gibbons, Helen Page, Marc Foxon & Justine Walker
Year 6: Kristy Brind, Martina Walsh & Kristen Raymond
Teacher Librarian: Kay Latham
Library Assistant: Helen Mead
Pastoral Care Worker: Melissa Fogarty
Leading Teacher for Literacy and Numeracy (K-2): Belinda Sketchley
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island Education Teacher: Kristen Jones
Learning Support Teachers: Narelle Vandermaat & Marlene George
EAL/D Teachers: Carmel Martin & Donna Gibson
Administration Office: Jennifer Davidson & Rae Hayes
Integration Aides: Debbie Everingham, Elizabeth Kidd, Lisa Marks, Helen Mead, Julie Nolan, Tanya Nott, Donna Stanton, Lesley Warner, Jillian Charlton, Vannessa Tasker & Fiona Barlow
School Assistants – Kindergarten: Tanya Nott & Donna Stanton
Defence Transition Aide: Vannessa Tasker
Canteen Supervisor: Janette Clift & Susan Hayne