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Our staff

Ensuring the overall well-being and development of all individuals is very important to us. All of our students, from the youngest Prep girls and boys through to our Year 6 students are nurtured and cared for by experienced professionals who have a genuine empathy for our students and a strong commitment to our school and the greater community.
Russell Island State School is a place where relationships matter, where caring for and knowing our students as individuals are two of our core values.  We have been very fortunate to have a great line-up of very committed, talented and skilled teachers and teacher aides for 2017. Each class has a teaching team that includes a teacher and teacher aide/s; as well as a number of other teacher and teacher aides who form our Support Team.
Our team is as follows:
  • Principal – Ms Janet Tucker
  • Prep- Mrs Rachel Mohr & Ms Kristie Train
  • Prep/Yr1- Ms Suellen Quinn & Mrs Georgina Roarty
  • Year 1/2- Ms Robyn McLaren & Ms Nicky Oomens
  • Year 2/3- Mrs Lise Cormack & Ms Meg Cornthwaite
  • Year 3- Mrs Bonnie Williamson & Ms Stacey Harris
  • Year 4- Mrs Debbie Keynes
  • Year 4/5- Ms Toni Shepherd & Ms Melanie Kelly
  • Year 5/6- Ms Justine Brinkworth & Mrs Donna Costall
  • Year 6- Mrs Jacquie Brunton, Mr Steve Whittingham (Term 3) & Ms Nicole Henderson
  • Learning Support- Mrs Carol Goodchild / Mrs Kim Crawford & Ms Lynda Spry
  • Master Teacher – Ms Anne Carlaw
  • Curriculum / Behaviour Management- Mrs Julie Schultz
  • Guidance Officer / Students with Disabilities- Mrs Lisa Beutel
  • PE Teacher – Mr Vadym Krystalov
  • LOTE / Health Teacher – Ms Renee Barnes
  • Health / NCT Teacher - Mrs Kim Crawford
  • Health- Mrs Tash Hamilton-Foster
  • Arts- Mrs Therese Flynn-Clarke
  • Library / Website- Mrs Margot Fraser
  • School Chaplain – Mr Keith Gard
  • Community Care Counsellor – Ms Toni Grigg
  • Administration Officers – Mrs Robyn Knight and Mrs Karen Lyons
  • Systems Technician – Glenn Lyons
  • Community Liaison Officer - Ms Nicole Henderson
  • Cleaners – Mr Mark Duffy, Mrs Marivic Christensen
  • Grounds Care – Mr Larry Hoffmann