Banora Point Public School

Telephone07 5524 1444

Emailbanorapt-p.school@det.nsw.edu.au

Our staff

Get to know our school staff. We're all here to help.

Our professional, university-educated teachers encourage students to develop a love of learning and a desire to succeed. They maintain the highest integrity and concern for your child’s wellbeing.

The principal is responsible for the educational leadership and management of our school. If you would like to speak to the principal, please contact us to make an appointment.

Our school administrative staff can answer inquiries or direct you to the appropriate staff member for help.

School Leadership Team

  • Principal: Mr Paul Taylor
  • Deputy Principal: Mrs Hilary Dance-Wilson 
  • Assistant Principals:
    • Therasa Trew (ES1)
    • Jacinta Smith (S1 - Relieving) 
    • Elana Sampson (S2)
    • Sarah Mortimore (S3)

2021 Classroom teachers

Kindergarten

  • Ms Therasa Trew - ES1 Assitant Principal (4 Days) / Mrs Alison Pinkney (1 Day)
  • Mrs Angela Hackett (4 Days) / Mrs Jane Maloney
  • Mrs Sue McArthur (4 Days) LST Co-Ordinator / Mrs Alison Pinkney (1 Day)
  • Mrs Jan O’Donohue 

Stage 1

  • Y1 Mrs Jacinta Smith - Relieving S1 Assistant Principal (4 Days) / Mrs Emily May (1 Day)
  • Y1 Miss Cassie Elliott
  • Y1 Miss Elise Liggett
  • Y1 Mrs Trish Stewart
  • Y2 Mrs Lynda Cargill
  • Y2 Mrs Karen Foate
  • Y2 Miss Zia Maley
  • Y2 Mrs Lara Granger (2/3 Class)

Stage 2

  • Y3 Mrs Lara Granger (2/3 Class)
  • Y3 Mrs Sinead Dunn 
  • Y3 Mrs Claire Wilson
  • Y4 Miss Elana Sampson - S2 Assistant Principal (4 Days) / Mrs Ainslee McLaren (1 Day)
  • Y4 Mrs Genevieve Esgate
  • Y4 Mrs Viv Winfield

Stage 3

  • Y5 Mrs Nicole Canellis
  • Y5 Mrs Karen Regan 
  • Y5 Mrs Elizabeth Ryan
  • Y6 Ms Sarah Mortimore - S3 Assistant Principal (4 Days) / Mrs Ainslee McLaren (1 Day)
  • Y6 Mrs Fiona Nicholson
  • Y6 Mr Michael Wilkinson

Other staff

  • Mrs Virginia Jenkins - Learning and Support Teacher
  • Mrs Emily O'Flaherty - ES1 Learning and Support / RFF
  • Mrs Amy Clarkson - RFF
  • Mrs Donna Germany - S1 Literacy Intervention
  • Mrs Rebecca Mander - S1 Learning and Support / RFF
  • Mrs Suzanne Evans - S1 Learning and Support / RFF
  • Teacher/Librarian: Mrs Janelle Gill 
  • School Counsellor: Ms Janene Skaines (2 Days) 
  • Instrumental Program: Mrs Mary Seckold (1 Day)

Administration

  • Ms Debbie McGann - Business Manager
  • Mrs Kerry King - School Admin Officer
  • Mrs Bethany Mitchell - School Admin Officer 
  • Ms Debra Moore - School Admin Officer 
  • Mrs Amanda Tarlinton - School Admin Officer
  • Mrs Lisa Jarvis - School Admin Officer
  • Mr John Lever - General Assistant