Meet some of our teachers

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Traceye Rapinett

Year 5 teacher and STEM Coordinator

Warragul Junior School

This is Traceye’s second year teaching at St Paul’s.  She grew up wanting to be a cabinet maker and chose Materials and Technology subjects until her Year 12 English teacher convinced her to undertake studies in Education.

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Anne Davies

Head of Performing Arts and Library and Pastoral Care Coordinator

Warragul Junior School

Anne has been teaching at St Paul’s since 1998. Before coming to St Paul’s she taught in several schools in Melbourne and was also a Department Curriculum Consultant. Anne and the former St Paul’s Principal, Mr Richard Prideaux wrote the words to the School song together, which is still sung by all of our students today.

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Louise Leighton

Prep–Year 6 Drama Teacher, St Paul’s Parents Matter Coordinator and FOSTA Coordinator

Warragul Junior School

Louise began teaching Physical Education (PE) at the Warragul Junior School in 2004. She has held many positions such as classroom teacher, Dance and now Prep – 2 Librarian and Prep – 6 Drama teacher.

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Stuart Woollett

Science and Geography teacher  

Warragul Campus

Stuart commenced teaching at St Paul’s in 2014.  Having been a scientist for many years before taking up teaching, science is his passion.

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Jo Colavecchio

Year 4 teacher 

Traralgon Campus

Joanna started teaching at St Paul’s Traralgon in 2006 and has spent four of those years teaching Prep and the remaining four teaching Year 4 students.  Joanna’s favourite subject is Numeracy.

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Victoria Wilson

Traralgon Secondary School teacher 

Traralgon Campus

Victoria started teaching at St Paul’s Traralgon in 2012 and her favourite subject is Maths.

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Jason Addison

Visual Arts teacher

Traralgon Campus

Jason commenced teaching at St Paul’s Traralgon Campus early in 2015 and is passionate about the Arts.

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Kimberly Steendam

Year 1 classroom teacher and Curriculum coordinator Prep to Year 6

Traralgon Campus

Kim’s favourite subject is Literacy.  She started teaching at St Paul’s Traralgon in 2010 and prior to that was a foundation Junior School teacher at St Paul’s Warragul Campus from 1997- 2001 teaching Prep, Year 5 and Year 7.

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Paul Boraston

Head of PE and Sport

Warragul Campus

Paul (affectionately known as ‘Mr B’) commenced teaching at St Paul’s nine years ago and is hugely passionate about sport.  Running successful Swimming, Athletics and Cross Country carnivals each year, combined with supporting students to represent the School in Hooptime basketball, Bike Ed, T20 cricket and the School tennis tournament, Paul loves being a PE teacher.

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Julia Behr

Science teacher  |  Head of Year 12

Warragul Campus

Julia has been a teacher at St Paul’s for almost seven years and is mad about Science, in particular Biology.  Before working at St Paul’s Julia was fortunate enough to work for a WWF organisation in Italy collecting data on marine life.  “Biology offers possible answers to the many questions I have about existence. It blows my mind.”

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Kirsten Enders

Head of Years 9 and 10, Teacher of Humanities to Years 7, 9 and 10 and Commerce/Business Management to Year 10 students

Traralgon Campus

Kirsten has been a teacher at St Paul’s for almost six years and before that she was a lawyer for ten years in private practice, Legal Aid and on the BSE (Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy or Mad Cow) Inquiry in London.

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Kassie Olivier

Year 5 teacher

Traralgon Junior School

Kassie started working at St Paul’s last year as a casual relief teacher and is now working full-time teaching Year 5 at the Traralgon Junior School. Before working at St Paul’s Kassie studied her undergraduate and postgraduate degrees and completed her placements in Melbourne.

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Scott Armour

Head of Year 8, Warragul Secondary School and St Paul’s Elite Sports Performers Progam Coordinator

Scott taught at St Paul’s from 1996 to 2002 and then again from 2012 until now. He is a St Paul’s Alumnus who graduated in 1991. A Year 12 Prefect, some of Scott’s fondest memories of being a student at St Paul’s are the fact that the school was small at the time so everyone knew everyone and the students also knew the teachers really well.

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Deb Cumming

Head of Careers and VET Coordinator

Warragul Campus

Deb is responsible for providing up to date information on courses, apprenticeships and careers, advising students and parents of career possibilities, opportunities, pathways, individual career research and planning, subject selection and how it relates to various higher education courses, and introducing various careers that students may not be aware of, the list is endless!

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Belinda Fitzpatrick

Teacher of English and Humanities to Years 7 to 10 students

Traralgon Secondary School

Belinda studied her Bachelor of Education in Melbourne and she completed her final placement at St Paul’s before completing her degree. Belinda has now taught at St Paul’s for two years.

We asked Belinda a few questions about her teaching…

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Georgia Collings

Prep teacher

Warragul Junior School

Georgia has been teaching at St Paul’s for two years and prior to that Georgia completed her Bachelor of Education at Monash University. Her involvement in the community as a swimming teacher whilst at university is what led her to teaching.

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