Batemans Bay Public School

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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.


Kel Smerdon 

Deputy Principal:

Julia Maley


Assistant Principals:

Bec Howard (Rel. Support AP)

Karen Mitchell (AP Kindergarten)

Gwen Haynes (Rel. AP Yrs. 1/2)

Louise Connell (Rel. AP Yrs. 3/4)

Bev Nicholas (Rel. AP Yrs. 5/6)


School Administration Manager – SAM:

Julie Miles 

School Administrative Officers:

Kelli Gibson

Michelle Carmody

Emma Light

Ashleigh Boller 

Nicole Langtry – Community Liaison Officer



Doreen Levensmith

Chris McCaul (School Administrative Officer)



Fi Hannan

Fiona Norris (AP)



Sarnia Ralston 


Instructional Leaders:

Carrie Lee (AP)

Chloe Kopecky-Geach

Naomi Blunden (AP)



Bec Howard



Sheree Meyn



Natasha Humphry


District Office:

Jennifer Northwood



Dave Hinkson

Michael Scorer


Aboriginal Education Officers:

Val Saunders

Trish Towers

Louise Reynolds – Community Education Officer


General Assistant – GA:

Alan Motbey



Karen Mitchell KM

Lynda Lavis KL

Lorna Morgan KA

Nicole Stevens KS 


Year 1:

Gwen Haynes 1H

Amy Layton 1S

Brittany Bell 1B


Year 2:

Sean Bow 2B

Leesa Tillott/Leah O'Neill 2T

Michelle Wheeler 2W


Year 3:

Josh Maggs 3M

Cheryl Garin 3W

Sam Facchin 3F 


Year 4:

Louise Connell 4C

Tia Facchini 4T

Bridgette Durand 4D


Year 5:

Sharlene Hatton 5H

Natasha Pelcer 5P

Alex van Gent 5V 


Year 6:

Emma Canham 6C

Bev Nicholas 6N

Rodney Wright 6W


K-6 Support Class Teachers

Bec Howard K6H

Alicia Davis K6D

Annette Miller K6M

Pam Gannon K6G


Relief from Face to Face Teachers:


Sheree Meyn 

Michael Scorer

Trish Sarka


Belinda Harding

Ethan Parlato

Dimity Collier



Trish Sarka

Karen Ennis 



Margaret Smith

Cassandra Bundy