Our Staff

Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Primary has a professional and highly qualified team of teaching staff who are committed to lifelong learning.


They demonstrate a willingness to explore new ways of learning and teaching, to meet the needs of today’s students. If you need to get in touch with a member of staff, please contact the school.


Position Name
Principal  Ms Keiran Byrnes
Assistant Principal  Mrs Margaret Ferguson
Religious Education Coordinator Mrs Lucy Messina
Leaders of Learning Miss Karin Schrader and Mrs Elise Clynick
Office Finance Mrs Shyamala Ratnam
Office Administration Mrs Beth Polo
Parish Priest
Father Henry Duc
ICT Trainee Miss Kaylan Machado
Kindergarten Mrs Jemelyn Demeterio and Miss Chloe Douglas
Year 1 Mrs Silvia Nichols/Mrs Michelle Khattar and Miss Jacqueline Mortimer
Year 2 Miss Karin Schrader and Mrs Leanne Napoli 
Year 3 Mrs Lucy Messina and Mr Wayne Owen
Year 4 Miss Ellie Brownlow and Mr Jim Van Gend
Year 5 Miss Taylah Datson and Miss Donna Muddle (Monday-Thursday) Mrs Clare Willemse (Fridays)
Year 6

Ms Toni Critchlow and Miss Claire Tien

Executive Release Mrs Susan Roberts, Mrs Leonie McKenna and Mrs Carol Cividin
Creative Arts, LTST Mrs Clare Willemse
Sport Miss Julia Cavagnino
Learning Support

Mrs Elise Clynick, Ms Rosemary Armstrong, Mrs Rita Milic, Mrs Margaret Ferguson

Teacher Assistants Mrs Katherine Begg, Mrs Kira Moujalli, Mrs Sharon Zarzycki, Mrs Leanne Terry
School Counsellor Alison Andrews