At St John the Baptist there are forty-one staff members.

The staff includes a Principal, Assistant Principal, twelve full-time teachers, six part-time teachers, two Learning Support Teacher, seven part-time Learning Support Assistants, a part-time Teacher-Librarian, a part-time Library Assistant and three Clerical Assistants. There is also a cleaner and groundsmen.

A Registered Psychologist/School Counsellor is available two days a week to assist the school in assessing and addressing individual 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 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.

A list of staff contacts can be found below:                                                         

School Executive Team

Principal: Kate Ferguson

Assistant Principal: Stacey Whiting 

Religious Education Coordinator: Christopher Sheridan

Primary Coordinator: Sara Murdoch 

Classroom Teachers for 2023

Year 6 Blue: Sara Murdoch

Year 6 White: Michael Tobin

Year 5 Blue: Catherine Pilley and Sarah Haines (job Share) 

Year 5 White: Ellen Morgan

Year 4 Blue: Christopher Sheridan

Year 4 White: Zoe Dean

Year 3 Blue: Kellie Abbiss

Year 3 White : Valerie Hassett

Year 2 Blue: Rochelle Wilson

Year 2 White: Laura Wells and Michelle Fairhall (job share)

Year 1 Blue: Maiya Ambrum

Year 1 White: Renee Collins

Kinder Blue: Olivia D'Accione

Kinder White: Tania Kranias

Executive Release: Cathryn Villari and Nicole Murphy

Support Staff

Learning Support Teacher: Jodie Summerville and Kristine Lindus

Teacher Librarian: Jenny McFadyen

Library Assistant: Renae Carmody

Pedegogical Mentors: Kristine Lindus and Stacey Whiting

Gifted Education Mentor: Ellen Morgan

Music/Drama Teacher: Nicole Murphy

Learning Support Assistants: Marian Campbell, Rebecca Redding, Sharon Thorne, Samantha Hodges, Kat Ross, Belinda Sweeney and Linda Wallace

Aboriginal Education Teacher: Shelby McBlane

EALD: Stacey Whiting

School Psychologist: Krystle Perrin

Pastoral Care Worker: Samantha Playford

Administrative Assistants: Lesley Minter, Rachel Shafer and Renae Carmody

Cleaner: Paul O’Keefe 

Groundsmen: Graeme Newstand and Clayton Smith

Canteen Supervisor: Linda Griffiths