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Our staff

​Mr Ashley Lawless
​Deputy principal
​Mrs Janet Smith
H​​ead of Curriculum
​​Mr Jonas Shantz
​Head of Special Education
​​Mrs Sandra Calam
​Master Teacher
​Mrs Karen Pinnell
​Business Manager
​Mrs Jill Christensen
​Administration Officer
​Mrs Karen Watson & Ms Marian Mitchell

Teaching staff

There are 32 teaching staff at Hatton Vale SS, including 22 classrooms. In 2019, we have 3 classes per year level and one composite class of 1/2.

Teacher aides

We have 15 teacher assistants who support the teaching staff. The Teacher assistants at Hatton Vale State School make a huge contribution to the learning outcomes of our students.

Specialist teachers

We have a number of specialist teachers who provide services to the students in our school. Your children will have lessons with these teachers.

  • Music
  • The Arts
  • Physical education (including lunchtime coaching sessions).
  • E-Learning
  • Our LOTE (Language other than English) program teaches German to our year 5 and 6 students.

Diverse Learning Centre

Hatton Vale State School has a Diverse Learning Centre that consists of a Head of Special Education and Special Education Teachers supporting Hatton Vale State School, Lockrose State School, Glenore Grove State School and Kentville State School. Hatton Vale State School promotes and caters for full school inclusion and tailors programs for students with diverse needs.

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