Bonnells Bay Public School

Safe, Respectful & Engaged Learners

Telephone02 4973 1149

Our staff

Get to know our school staff. We're all here to help.

Our professional, university-educated teachers encourage students to develop a love of learning and a desire to succeed. They maintain the highest integrity and concern for your child’s wellbeing.

The principal is responsible for the educational leadership and management of our school. If you would like to speak to the principal, please contact us to make an appointment.

Our school administrative staff can answer inquiries or direct you to the appropriate staff member for help.

Classes for 2019

Principal: Karin Hird

KL - Philippa Lewis and Ellie Smyrnis

KT - Brooke Titterton

KS - Shelley Sneath (Relieving Assistant Principal) and Ellie Smyrnis

1B - Ashley Brown

1E - Elif Isgit

1K - Nikki Kedzierski

1/2V - Leanne Van Hammond and Rhiannon Squires (Wednesdays)

2L - Bec Lindifield and Rhiannon Squires (Fridays)

2G - Michael Green

3T - Warwick Taylor

3S - Fiona Sutter

3/4Y - Shannon Young (Assistant Principal) and Kristie Sibley

4S - Hannah Scott

4/5T - Amanda Trenbath

5/6A - Margaret Murray

5/6M - Melinda Mills

5/6F - Erin Ferrie

5/6N - Narelle Stokes (Assistant Principal) and Karen Grant

RFF- Ellie Smyrnis, Rhiannon Squires and Karen Grant

Library - Dayna Wood

Learning and Support - Sally Pitkin, Brooke Jacobs, Amelia Clarke

Brooke Jacobs has a 3 day a week position which is funded from school equity funds to ensure that we are providing as much support as possible to students as needed.

Early Intervention (Additional support 3 days a week to work with students in K-2) Sophie McDonald


Each stage is supported by an Assistant Principal. These are as follows:

Early Stage 1 (Kindergarten) - Ms Shelley Sneath

Stage 1 (Years 1 and 2) - Mrs Karen Grant

Stage 2 (Years 3 and 4) - Mr Shannon Young

Stage 3 (Years 5 and 6) - Ms Narelle Stokes


In the office we have:

Ms Cheryl McCrea - School Administration Manager

Mrs Jacinta Harding - School Administration Officer

Mrs Cheryl Hannan - School Administration Officer


Supporting student learning across all classrooms we have our School learning and Support Officers (Teachers' Aides). These SLSOs are funded through targeted funding for specific children, funding to support Aboriginal students, funding to support students with disability and equity based funding. These are:

Julie Haworth

Lewina Gambrill

Kim Marchant

Linda Childs

Laura Blackmore

Polly Wade

Cory Wright

Cal McDonald


Our General Assistant is Mark Agar

Our Cleaner is Phillipa Swalwell