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About Us

Principal's Message
At St Therese, our students can discover who they are and develop the confidence to take on new challenges in a caring & nurturing environment.

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What We Offer at
St Therese
School Vision and Mission
Our Story
School Song and Prayer
Our Catholic Identity and Parish
Our school is part of St Therese Parish community. There are many aspects of parish life in which students, staff and families may become involved...
Caring for the Environment
At St Therese, we take an active role in being stewards of the environment. Students participate in a range of initiatives that empower them to care for creation.

Our Staff

Meet our wonderful, dedicated team of teachers and support staff at St Therese.


Principal: Steve Thorne
Assistant Principal: Dimitra Vezinias 
Acting Religious Education Coordinator: Amy Runko
Acting Middle Leader 1: Jazmin Tikkeros
Acting Middle Leader 2/IC:
Kristy South
Middle Leader 2: Bethany Tirchett
Senior School Support Officer: Louise Locke

Class Teachers 

Kinder Blue: Stephanie Shalala
Kinder Gold: Stephanie Milner / Holly Degotardi
Year 1 Blue: Elizabeth Pellizzari
Year 1 Gold: Nicole Robilliard 
Year 2 Blue: Emma Thomas
Year 2 Gold: Maree Timpano / Ashleigh McLachlan
Year 3 Blue: Jazmin Tikkeros
Year 3 Gold: Hannah Merrett / Louise Testa
Year 4 Blue: Kirralee Calvert
Year 4 Gold: Anne-Marie Gilmore
Year 5 Blue: Dominique Hogarth
Year 5 Gold: Michelle Devine
Year 6 Blue: Mark Bunder
Year 6 Gold: Bethany Tirchett

Support Staff

Instructional Coach: Kristy South
English as a Second Language Teacher: Megan Johansson
Diverse Learning Support Teacher: Amy Runko
Social & Emotional Learning Coordinator: Carol Hiscox 
Reading Recovery: Kerrie Maidment
Music Teacher: Jenna Hogan
Visual Arts Teacher: Sue McGoldrick
Executive Release and Support: Adele Walsh

School Support Officers

Office Support/Technology: Mary-Anne Townsend
Library: Robyn Hamilton
Classroom Support: Charlene Cameron / Tina Merola / Trixi McRae / Tanika Apps / Julie Scalco / Rhiannon Gorgievski / Naomi Nyers / Natalie Murdoch 
EAL/D Support: Carol Bondy

To apply for any staff positions being advertised at St Therese, visit the CEDoW Positions Vacant page.