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Our staff

Rainworth State School owes much of its success to its dedicated and hardworking staff. These include 26 classroom teachers across 22 classes from Prep - Year 6, specialist music, LOTE and PE teachers, two teacher-librarians, a learning-support teacher, an administrative team, teacher aides, groundsmen and cleaning staff. Visiting staff include drama and dance teachers, a guidance officer and a speech/language therapist. 


Our Principal - Ms Richenda Wagener
Our Deputy Principal - Mr Stephen Stocker

Business Services Manager - Ms Katrina Greenwood

Administration Officer (Front Office)
Merrilinn Marchant

Administration Officer (Communications | Newsletter & Website)
(Instrumental Music Program & LOTE (Italian))

Danella Perrins

Administration Officer (Finance)
Karen Grima

Curriculum Coordinator
Jane-Marie Butler


2017 Teaching Staff  

Prep Teachers & Aides
PYG     Faye Gilham (Aides - Fiona Evens (1 days) & Sue Binder (4 days))
PYO     Anna Ormrod (Aide - Nanette Zernike)
PYW    Trish Winton (Aides - Jillian Linnane (3 days) & Claudine Lindwall (2 days))

Year 1 Teachers
1B       Lucy Benson
1S       Karen Shaw
1VA     Venny Sarmiento (Mon - Wed) & Marta Arribas (Wed - Fri)

Year 2 Teachers
2/1G    Kayla Geddes
2A       Andrea Cohen
2HM    Beth Hendy (Mon, Tue) & Hollee Mason (Wed - Fri)
2R       Robyn Russell

Year 3 Teachers
3B       Belinda Bowden
3H       Katrina Hammond
3S       Ken Schmack

Year 4 Teachers
4P       Jonathan Paige
4SR     Natalie Sones (Mon, Tues) & Sarah Elliott (Wed - Fri)
4W      Rebecca Williams 

Year 5 Teachers
5R       Jo-Anne Ryan & Sarah Elliott (Tue only)
5TB     Sharni Thomas (Mon - Wed) & Holly Bayliss (Wed - Fri)
5W      Jenny Warwick & Natalie Sones (Thu only)

Year 6 Teachers
6M       Lauren Maguire
6S       Chloe Stanley
6W       Kym Webb

Jane-Marie Butler & Majella Murphy

Support Teacher Literacy and Numeracy
Anne Buchan

Gifted Education Mentor
Jo-anne Ryan (Tue)

Maths Extension Teacher
Majella Murphy

Student Support Teacher
Joyce Armansin

Guidance Officer
Kim Johnson

Teacher Aides
Danielle Bartlett, Sue Binder, Christine Comino, Fiona Evens (Library), Anne-Louise Martin, Miriam McNee, Yvette Thomas, Kath Stanojevic, Leisa Solomon, Christene Walker 


Specialist Teachers 

PE                         Meg Butters
LOTE - Italian       Alfredo Ferranti
Classroom Music   Moira Killen
Strings                  Nadine Dinnis
Band                     Kylie Moorhouse
Dance                   Kristy Crome
Drama                  Nicky Peelgrane
Art                        Miranda Williams

Peter Byatt (Mon - Wed), Neil Barry (Thu, Fri)