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    LeadershipPrincipalReuben Johnson
    Deputy Principal / Curriculum Meg Irwin
    Religious Education CoordinatorStephen O'Shannessy
    Inclusion SupportMargie Talbot
    AdministrationAdministration OfficerDianne Cook
    AdministrationJanice Taylor
    IT Support OfficerBryanna Kennedy
    Finance TeamFinance OfficerNeeraj Khetarpal
    AdministrationFlordeliza Cafirma
    TeachersYear 5/6 Stephanie Richards, Nacy Sea, Stephen O'Shannessy, Bradley Madden
    Year 3/4Joanne Madden, Tim Gilbert, Emma-Lee Sant
    Year 1/2Josephine Santos, Rebecca Denyer, Kimberley Drew, Darcy Haintz
    TransitionCourtney Tetlow, Lisa Barry. Veronica Niland
    ArtKim Shanahan
    Early Learning CentreDirector of ELC & OSHCCherry Valenzuela
    Assistant Director of ELCHup Lye
    EducatorDanielle Barlow, Dahlia De Guzman, Vivian Lee, Amie Banawa, Qi Fan, Michelle Sliwinski, Jennifer Armstrong, Chinette Grant,
    Educator/CookStephanie Munday
    Out of School HoursAssistant Director of OSHCMaricar Ferreras
    EducatorRiak Deng, Kayla Martin, Anju Goninon, Ethan Gilbert, Kelvine Climaco, James Cafirma, Charlotte Mitchell
    Inclusion StaffInclusion Support CoordinatorMargie Talbot
    Inclusion Support AssistantEthan Boxshall, Narissa Plane, Julie Martin, Marnie Webber, Ni Ketut Lela, Claire Bell, Tearna Pearce, Belle Aigea Faatoafe, Natalie Moore, Michelle Sliwinski, Clare Bell, Ekaterini Saroukos, Elizabeth Faumuina, Megan Hoppo, Regina Pickering
    Indigenous Education WorkerTearna Pearce


    Positions Vacant

    All employment opportunities with Catholic Education in the Northern Territory are advertised on the NT Catholic Education on the Employment/Job Vacancies page.


    Teacher Registration Board

    All teachers and senior administration staff in Northern Territory require current registration with the TRB. Applicants must be registered or eligible to register with the TRB.

    Student Protection

    All teachers and senior administration staff are required to undergo Student Protection training and be eligible to hold an OCHRE card.


    Accreditation to Teach in a Catholic School

    All teachers require Accreditation to Teach in a Catholic School whether or not they teach.

    Accreditation to Teach Religion in a Catholic School

    Teachers of Religion in Catholic schools require additional professional competence in scripture, theology and religious education theory and practice. Teachers wishing to teach Religious Education require formal qualifications in Religious Education totalling four undergraduate units or equivalent.

    Interim Accreditation

    At the discretion of the Executive Director of Catholic Education Services, teachers who do not have appropriate qualifications to meet accreditation requirements at the time of employment may be given Interim Accreditation.