Meet Our Team

The staff of St Thomas Aquinas are a community of educators who are dedicated to ensuring the well-being and care of all students is at the forefront of everything they do.

Rod Sims
Principal

Ollie Banks
Deputy Principal and Religious Education Leader

Clare Green
Deputy Principal and Student Wellbeing Leader

Carol Webber
Administration 

Abby White
Administration

Tracey Lunnon-Talbot
School and Community Partnerships Leader

Liz Hales
Junior Learning Leader

Angie Ness
Senior Learning Leader

Vince Manganelli
Building & Grounds Manager

Melanie Fitzsimmons
Speech Pathologist

James Ponsford

Psychologist

Jennie Farrington
Foundation Teacher

Jasmine Hickey
Foundation Teacher

Jasmine Hickey
Foundation Teacher

Tayla Scarlett-Nankervis
Foundation Learning Support

Laura Yewdall
Foundation Learning Support

Bri Apma-Hayes

Koori Education Worker

Joseph Asirifi

Chaplain

Jen French
Junior Learning Community Teacher

Sabrina Yewdall
Junior Learning Community Teacher

Laura West
Junior Learning Community Teacher

Zoe Manganelli
Junior Learning Community Learning Support

Freya McGonigal
Junior Learning Community Learning Support

Matekino Olsen
Junior Learning Community Learning Support

Kris Newell
Middle Learning Community Teacher

Grace Davies
Middle Learning Community Teacher

Melissa Stein
Middle Learning Community Learning Support

Maree Selwood
Middle Learning Community Learning Support

Helen Napoli
Middle Learning Community Learning Support

Luke Kolakowski
Senior Learning Community Teacher

Emily Wrigley
Senior Learning Community Teacher

Maree Selwood
Senior Learning Community Learning Support

Jon Gavin
Senior Learning Community Learning Support

Sam Beavis
Physical Education, Sport and Middle/Senior Learning Community Teacher

Narelle Norman
Art

Shannon Curtis
Digital Technologies

Rachel Shell
Library & Literature

Anna Vince
Music

Sally Pearson
Library and Research Skills

Susan Bisby
Junior Learning Community Teacher

Tanya Freeman
Junior Learning Community Teacher

Anne Slater

Junior Learning Community Teacher and Year 5/6 teacher (Wednesday)

Claire Devereux 
Middle/Senior Learning Community Teacher