2017 Allendale Primary School Staff

The Allendale team consists of experienced and knowledgeable staff. This provides a sound knowledge base of the school's operation and students.

Allendale is a Teacher Development School 2016-2017 with curriculum expertise in English, Mathematics and the Early Years.

Promotional positions in the school are Principal and two Deputy Principals. There are 52 staff including non-teaching staff.

Executive Team

Executive Team Information
Principal Mrs Lisa Criddle
Deputy Principals Mr Chad Barnes and Mrs Jennifer Gadsby
Manager of Corporate Services Mrs Margaret Pollett
School Officers Mrs Ruth McGee, and Ms Tracey Matthews 

Teaching Staff

Teaching Staff Information
Kindy Classroom Teacher Ms Stephanie Briggs-Killick and Mrs Kate Cassin
Pre-Primary 1 Class Teacher Ms Katie Rose
Pre-Primary 2 Class Teacher Mrs Tammie Jones
Room 1 Year 2 Ms Katisha Barrett
Room 2 Year 2 Mrs Lyn Gow and Mrs Emily Paff
Room 3 Year 3 Mrs Leisl Forsyth and Ms Melanie Kerrigan
Room 5 Year 1 Ms Jade Fallon
Room 6 Year 1 Ms Sandy Gauci
Room 9 Year 3/4 Ms Melissa Starling and Ms Jess Turvey
Room 10 Year 4 Mrs Martine Thurkle
Room 11 Year 6 Mrs Margaret Ryder
Room 12 Year 5/6 Mr Paul Bonavia
Room 13 Year 5 Ms Tania Lawson
Room 15 Year 4/5 Mrs Cheryl McIntyre
Visual Arts Mrs Helen Symington
Performing Arts/Music Ms Melanie Kerrigan
PE Mr Alan McDonald
Health Mr Michael Friday
Digital Technologies Mr Michael Friday and Ms Jess Turvey
HASS Mr Michael Friday and Ms Melissa Starling
TDS Release and Early Childhood Support Provider Ms Jess Turvey, Mrs Kate Cassin, Mrs Blythe Cook
Maths Leader Mrs Martine Thurkle
English Leaders Mrs Tammie Jones and Mrs Jen Gadsby

Other Roles

Other Roles Information
ICT Support Mrs Kerrie Wann
School Psychologist Ms Nora Salah
Chaplain Ms Christine Newcombe
Education Assistants Mrs Deb Molloy
Mrs Sharon Tesling
Ms Joanne Paholski
Mrs Adele Edwards
Mrs Debbie Gould
Mrs Margaret Hitch
Mrs Kerrie Wann
Mrs Yvonne Ortmueller
Mrs Vicki Coonan
Mrs Paula Wilkinson
Mrs Lyn Middler
Mrs Helen Smith
Mrs Kerry Kingdon
Ms Helen Kelly
AIEOs Mrs Leonie McEwan
Mrs Bev Drage
Mr Allan Headland
Library Officers Mrs Paula Ennis
Mrs Adele Edwards
Cleaners Ms Dot Rafferty
Mr Johnny Lazarou
Ms Preeya Osborne
Ms Georgie Williamson
Canteen Mrs Darienne Ramasamy
Ms Justine Caudry
Gardener Mr Mario Trusso

Dental Therapy Centre

Dental Therapy Centre Information
Dental Officer Ms Judith Arthurs
Dental Therapists Ms Elena Roche and Ms Megan Armitage
Dental Assistants Ms Belinda Barndon, Ms Kacey Wann, Ms Jacky McDonald and Ms Kristy Teakle