Our Staff

Introducing the staff of Forrestdale Primary School for 2022.

We have a dynamic team of 37 staff members, bringing a range of youth and experience, diversity, talent, full time and part time, and, most of all, dedication to bringing out the best for our students.

Administration Team


Mrs Paula Hooper

Deputy Principal

Mrs Samantha Reich

Manager of Corporate Services

Mrs Leah Brown

School Officer

Ms Joanne Cairns

Library Officer

Miss Abby Mosley

School Chaplain

Ms Jane Beck

Teaching Staff

Year 5/6 Teacher

Miss Katie Butterfield

Year 4/5 Teacher

Miss Stephanie Webb

Year 3/4 Teacher

Miss Laura Jackson

Year 3 Teacher

Mrs Renee Cornell

Year 2 Teacher

Miss Kaitlyn Vegvari

Year 2 Teacher

Ms Catherine Cozens

Year 1/2 Teacher

Ms Teresa Wisson

Year 1 Teacher

Miss Krystal Jager

Pre-Primary/Year 1 Teacher

Mrs Jo Dayman

Pre-Primary Teacher

Miss Xochilt Devereux

Kindy/Pre-Primary Teacher

Miss Isabel Matthews

Early Childhood Teacher 

Mrs Jeevan Kaur

Early Childhood Teacher

Mrs Joan Smithson

Early Childhood Teacher

Mrs Natasha Cominelli

Phys Ed/Year 2 Teacher/Learning Support Coordinator

Mr Edward Melville

Music Teacher

Mrs Janis Cullen

Indonesian/Art Teacher

Mrs Rachael Thompson

Science Teacher

Miss Kirsten Lampacher


Education Assistants


Mrs Shainyn Devereux


Miss Chantal Tysoe


Mrs Tanya Mabbott


Mrs Leah Keens

Education Assistant -Additional Support

Mrs Jill Gillam

Education Assistant -Additional Support

Ms Leah Penn

Education Assistant - Additional Support

Mrs Rebecca Anderson

Education Assistant - Additional Support

Mrs Karen Scari

Non-Teaching Staff


Mr Phil Morgan

Head Cleaners

Mrs Sue Barnett &           Mrs Jennifer Ritchie


Mrs Kylie Gorman


Mr Perry Vulfiuss

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