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About Us

Principal's Message
At St Michael's, we endeavour to develop quality relationships and faith, provide enriching learning experiences and establish effective care networks for our students.

Learn more about our school

What We Offer
at St Michael's
School Vision and Mission
Our Story
School Song and Prayer

Take a Virtual Tour of our School!

Welcome to our school! Take a virtual tour of our school below – have a look around our classrooms, library, vegetable patch and chicken coop, outdoor learning and play areas, and more.

(You can also book a school tour to visit us, meet our teachers and students, and see the facilities in person!)
Our Catholic Identity and Parish
At St Michael's, children have many opportunities to celebrate the love of God at a personal, class and school level, and together with our parish community.
Caring for the Environment
At St Michael's, we take an active role in being stewards of the environment. Students participate in a range of initiatives that empower them to care for creation.

Our Staff

Meet our passionate, dedicated team of teachers and support staff at St Michael's Nowra.
Principal - Christopher Paton
Assistant Principal - Carolyn Rutkowski
Religious Education Coordinator - Martine Mathieson
Senior School Support Officer - Julie Vella 
Middle Leader - Literacy - Michelle Heffernan
Middle Leader - Wellbeing - Patrick Douglas
Middle Leader - ICLT and Diverse Learning Needs - Emma-Kate Callaghan
Middle Leader - Aboriginal Education - Anne Dempsey
Middle Leader - Diverse Learning Support - Lee-Anne de Roo
Sports Coordinator - Andrew Allmark
Good Samaritan Centre - Lee-Anne de Roo & Maree Hamilton
Benedictine Centre - Samantha Luxford & Maree Hamilton
Reading Recovery - Oonagh Cameron
Classroom Teachers:
- Emma-Kate Callaghan, Jessica Phelps & Keely Hayden
Year 1 - Anne-Maree Berryman, Stephanie Jakimyszyn & Dylan Anderson
Year 2 - Sarah Sansom, Renee Roles & Martine Mathieson
Year 3 - Sandrine Butler, Melissa Firkin, Ashleigh Walker, Ashleigh Palmer & Christine Hart
Year 4 - Marian Crossley, Michelle Warner & Hayley Millsom
Year 5 - Anne Dempsey, Nicole Lenihan & Cathy Palmer
Year 6 - Andrew Allmark, Victoria Boyton & Amy Scurr
PPT Teachers:
Physical Education 
- Ingrid Holland
Music - Maree McGrath
Library - Barbara McKenna
School Support Officers (Admin) - Tanya Goodwin & Jess Webster

School Support Officers (Classroom) - Carolyn Collins, Maree McMillan, Therese Bagnall, Karen Cox, Yasmin Lizette, Michelle White, Maree Whitton, Gabrielle McConville, Stacy Bramble, Mary-Ann Nicholls, Shari Cook, Megan Turner, Cassandra Brant, Julia Yenne, Stephen Lloyd, Barbara Radocai, Kathy Jackson, Julie Lawrence, Donna Kochaniewicz, Sarah Farrugia, Bernice Royston, Lisa Ison, Kerri-Lee McGrath, Barb Maver
Aboriginal Education Assistants - Vanessa Longbottom & Mark Mongta
Defence School Transition Aide - Natalie Hayes

To apply for any staff positions being advertised at St Michael's, visit the CEDoW Positions Vacant page.