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Our staff

We have 44 classrooms staffed with a teacher supported by a teacher’s aide. Staff are highly specialised in the areas of disability. Each teaching team have additional teacher/s who provide specific lessons and subjects, supporting classroom staff to provide a variety of educational opportunities.
Executive Leadership Team

Principal:
Susan Christensen
Deputy Principals:
Lisa Bodely - Junior School
Tracy Cronin- Middle Years and STEAM
Katherine Dargan - Junior Secondary and Senior Secondary
Head of Curriculum:
Kate Pryzbylo
 
Head of Learning Team (HoLT)

Andrea Khoo – Junior Team 1 
Erin Kerr – Junior Team 2
Rebecca Anderson – Middle Team 1 
Sharon Rees – Middle Team 2
Lisa Canale - STEAM Team
Emily Attard - Junior Secondary Team 1
Kerrie Fletcher - Junior Secondary Team 2
Kate Burns - Senior Team
Specialist Staff
Sue Lowry - Music Teacher
Leandra Miscamble - Hospitality Teacher
Sue Lowry and Rebecca Anderson - Process Based Learning Lead Teachers
Administrative team
Michelle Allan, Business Manager
Shirley Phipps, Administration Officer
Antoinette Van Den Berg, Administration Officer
Amanda Schirmacher, Administrative Officer
Sherryl Kemp, Administration Officer
Karen Redding, Administration Officer /Facilities Manager/ Volunteer Co-Ordinator
Darrel Elkins, ICT Support / Orange Card Administrator
Student services
Christine Waugh, Guidance Officer
Margaret Marshall, Guidance Officer
Grant Keats, Department of Education Registered Nurse based at our school
There are additional, specialised staff that visit the school as part of the Department of Education human resource management. These includes Physiotherapists, Occupational Therapists, a Speech and Language Therapist, and advisory Visiting Teachers. All of these services are available through a referral process.
Staff can be contacted via the school office or via the school enquiries email admin@southportspecs.eq.edu.au