At St Mary’s, there are many quality teaching and support staff. The staff includes a principal, classroom teachers, a part-time Learning Support Teacher, a Leading Teacher for Literacy and Numeracy Support K-2, a part time EALD support teacher, a part time Gifted Education Mentor, a part time counsellor, Learning Support Assistants, a part-time Teacher-Librarian, part-time Library Assistant and a Clerical Assistant. There is also a cleaner and a grounds person on site part time.

St Mary’s is supported by the Catholic Schools Office in Newcastle, who can provide specialised support and PD to staff as required to assist the school in assessing and addressing individual student’s 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 that 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. 

The 2024 leadership team consists of:

Principal: Kim Wilson

Assistant Principal: Samantha Kerr

Religious Education Coordinator: Alison Weir

Parish Priest: Fr Graham Fullick

School Admin -  Anna Guilfoyle

Kindergarten - Trish Murray

Year 1 - Monique Lloyd 

Year 2 - Stephanie Cone & Christie Lee Clydsdale

Year 3 - Adam Gehrig

Year 4 - Alison Weir & Jennifer Bettington

Year 5 - Hannah Hunt

Year 6 - Samantha Kerr

Learning Support Teacher - Tanya Ninness

Learning Support Assistants - Heather Lloyd, Ruby Lloyd, Charlotte Jablonka, Amanda Gaffney-Ray

Aboriginal Education & Music Teacher - Diana Gillett

Pedagogical Mentor - Samantha Kerr

Gifted Education Mentor - Hannah Hunt

Teacher Librarian - Meaghan Cavallaro

Library Assistant - Maree¯McInnes

Pastoral Care Worker - Ruby Lloyd

Counsellor - Melissa Brown

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