Banora Point Public School

Telephone07 5524 1444

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
    • Ms Sarah Mortimore (Relieving)                        
  • Deputy Principal:            
    • Ms Therasa Trew (Relieving) 
  • Assistant Principals:
    • Nicole Crawford (ES1)
    • Sue McArthur (ES1 - Relieving)
    • Jacinta Smith (S1 - Relieving) 
    • Elana Sampson (S2)
    • Fiona Nicholson (S3 - Relieving)

2022 Classroom teachers

Early Stage One Team: Assistant Principal - Nicole Crawford

  • KC - Mrs Nicole Crawford (AP)
  • KM - Mrs Sue McArthur (Rel AP)
  • KO - Mrs Alison Pinkney
  • KT - Mrs Nicole Cargnoni and Ms Virginia Jenkins

Stage One Team: R/Assistant Principal Jacinta Smith

  • 1J - Mrs Jacinta Smith (Rel AP)
  • 1S - Miss Cheyenne Wickert
  • 1L - Mrs Elise Liggett
  • 2F - Mrs Karen Foate
  • 2C - Mrs Lynda Cargill
  • 2M - Mr Jarrad Maxwell
  • 2T - Miss Kave Thuys

Stage Two Team: Assistant Principal Elana Sampson

  • 3W - Mrs Claire Wilson
  • 3D - Mrs Sinead Dunn
  • 3/4S - Ms Elana Sampson (AP)
  • 4W - Mrs Vivian Winfield
  • 4E - Miss Maddy Gradidge

Stage Three Team: Assistant Principal Sarah Mortimore

  • 5R - Mrs Elizabeth Ryan
  • 5C - Mrs Nicole Canellis
  • 5E - Miss Cassie Elliott
  • 6M - Mrs megan Tannahill
  • 6W - Mr Michael Wilkinson
  • 6N - Mrs Fiona Nicholson and Mrs Suzanne Evans

Learning and Support Teacher Team: Assistant Principal Susan McArthur

Ms Kajal Goel, Mrs Angela Hackett, Mrs Julia Degan, Mrs Karen Regan, Ms Virginia Jenkins.


SLSO - Student Learning Support Officers

Brie Williams, Melissa See, Jade McEwan, Stephanie Wood, Peita Hyman, Rebecca Watts, Cheryl Hines, Liam Henzell, Julie Covell, Angie Wallace, Ella McMillan


Librarian - Mrs Donna Germany

Library Assistant (SAO) - Mrs Rebecca Watts


Office Team: Led by Business Manager Karen Bowcock

Business Manager - Karen Bowcock

SAM - School Administration Manager - Debbie McGann

SAOs - School Administration Officers - Michelle Le-Jeune, Lindy Price, Lisa Jarvis, Cath Flood