St Clare’s employs 60 teaching staff and 18 support staff.

This includes a principal, two assistant principals, ministry coordinator, pastoral coordinators and studies coordinators, learning support teachers and learning support assistants, teacher/librarian, VET coordinator, careers adviser, gifted education mentor, Aboriginal education teacher, clerical and section support staff, canteen manager, IT support, grounds staff and cleaner.

A learning support coordinator and a registered psychologist are available to assist the school in assessing and addressing students’ needs. A registered social worker is also onsite as part of the Beyond the Gates program, which supports families in need.

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 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.

School executive:


Peter Nicholls

Assistant Principal, Wellbeing

Phillip Gibney

Assistant Principal, Learning & Teaching

Theresa Avery

Ministry Coordinator

Denise Ryan



Bruce Bielby, Leader of Learning HSIE/LOTE
Peter Briscoe-Hough, Leader of Learning Religious Studies
Phillip Carney, Coordinator of Digital Innovation & Learning (DIAL)
Phillip Chalmers, Leader of Learning TAS
James Collins, Year 8 Leader of Wellbeing & Engagement
Todd Curtis, Year 11 Leader of Wellbeing & Engagement
Bronwen Davidson, Year 10 Leader of Wellbeing & Engagement
Kerrie Davy, Leader of Learning English Studies
Mark Fletcher, Leader of Learning Mathematics
Matthew Hanlon, Acting Leader of Learning Science Studies
Karina Hogan, Leader of Learning PDHPE
Jason Koenig, Leader of Learning Creative Arts
Nicole Lovern, Year 9 Leader of Wellbeing & Engagement
Tim Masters, Year 12 Leader of Wellbeing & Engagement
Karen McCann, Careers/VET Adviser
Marian Parvin, Year 7 Leader of Wellbeing & Engagement


Rachael Bartley
Sandra Basile
Diane Bawden
Michaela Boelling
Bernadette Boere
Laura Boere
Amanda Brooks
Maureen Busby
Niko Campbell-Ellis
David Clarke
Matthew Collier
Isabella Devetak
Roxanne Dunn
Laurent Gonfond

Matthew Hanlon
Bradley Hart
Jeremy Hobbes
Callam Howard
David Hutchison
Megan Jacobsen
Cathy James
Philip Jirman
Michael Knight
Jennifer Kompara-Tosio
Lyndall Laurie
Simon Little
Wayne McDougall
Lisa Mumford

Melissa Northam
Sheena O’Doherty
Mark O’Neill
Jamaya Pearse
Richard Petrucci
Stacy Posadas
Julie Rowsell
Paul Smyth
Danielle Smyth
Philip Solomon
Leann Sullivan
Eloise Thomas
Lynette Tilbrook
Penelope Wood

Support Staff:

Simon Basile
Cheryl Berris
Malcolm Cadd
Karen Elliott
Benjamin Gibbs
Racheal Grech
Maryann Hammond
Cecilia Harvey
Anne Havard

Karen Kelly
Cheryl Kingsford
Daniel Maynard
Gabrielle McFarlane
Priscilla McIntosh
Vince Ryan
Barbara Singh
Rhonda Stitt
Courtney Van Kampen