Balgownie Public School

Living and Learning

Telephone02 4284 4245

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.

Balgownie Staff Members 2024


Donna Barton 

Executive team     

Carinya Barkley - Curriculum and Instruction 

Martin Loxton - Year 5&6

 Sarah Steele - 3&4

Pam Maranesi - K-2    

Early Stage One 

Anna Scott

Ben Ridgway


Stage One 

Davina Robson

Tomas Wright

Alison Kerema 

Tass Caliskan

Pam Maranesi

Stage Two 

Sarah Steele

Jordon Citra 

Sascha Lynch 

Jenny Harrison

Brianna Urqhart

Stage Three 

Lisa Body

Jill Hockey 

Martin Loxton

Jessica Tougher 



SASS Staff 

Michelle Thompson (Buisness Manager, Admin Manager)

Melody Edwards (Admin Manager)

Joanne Oyston (Admin Officer)

Casey Snow (Admin Officer) 

Dave Swan (General Assistant)


Learning Support Teachers 


Vanessa Cliff

Emily Gosling 

Janaya  Quirk

Diane Burns

Jill Hockey  

Brianna Urquhart


Learning Support Officers 

Joanne Carrigan 

Casey Snow

Karen Gruevski

Khalia Rasch

Aimee Shelton 


School Counsellor 

Gary Rosser


School Librarian 

Jacqualine Birchall 

Casey Snow (Library Technician)