key staff

Principal

 

Mrs Bec Clements

Mrs Bec Clements, a highly regarded educator in the International Baccalaureate Schools Organisation. She is responsible for supporting teachers with Curriculum review and delivery.  Bec has served in Lutheran Schools in South Australia (including IPS) and Senior Development Officer, English Schools Foundation in Hong Kong.

Assistant Principal-Administration

Mrs Margie Whitbread

Margie Whitbread is the Assistant Principal and has been employed at Immanuel Primary since 1998. Previous roles include those of Year 7 and Year 6 classroom teacher. She has taught in Lutheran schools for the past 35 years.

Margie has responsibility for many of the organisational aspects of the school’s day to day activities and oversees Publications, Camps and Major School Events.
Margie provides support to developing our Year 6 student leaders.

Assistant Principal-PYP Coordinator

Ms Kathryn Baird

Katherine Baird is the Assistant Principal / PYP Coordinator. She has been a PYP teacher (ELC to Year 6) and a PYP Coordinator in Adelaide schools and also in international schools in South Korea and Vietnam. Her key role is to support our teachers in high quality curriculum development and delivery of the Primary Years Program. Katherine is an IB Educator and works closely with the IB to develop workshops to support PYP teachers around the world.

Business Manager

Mrs Bec Tayleur

Bec Tayleur is the Business Manager and has been employed at Immanuel Primary since 2014. Bec has responsibility for financial administration, property and facilities administration, human resources and oversees the Front Office area and canteen. She provides support for Governance and regulatory functions and the School Council.

Wellbeing Leader

Mrs Jodie Fraser

Jodie Fraser is the Wellbeing Coordinator and has been employed at Immanuel Primary since 1993. Previous roles include Learning Support Teacher, Year 1 and Year 2 classroom teacher and Teacher Librarian.

Jodie supports parents and students in Wellbeing matters. She facilitates the transition process through the school and particularly in the early years. Jodie oversees the implementation of Social and Emotional Learning programs throughout the school, with a particular focus on a positive psychology approach.

Early Years Leader

Linda Wild

Linda Wild has been the Early Years Leader from 2014. She began at IPS with 20 years experience in the Early Childhood field many of which were teaching pre-school children.

Linda over-sees staffing and administrative duties in the centre. She supervises the daily running of the Early Learning Centre supporting staff to provide a programme to meet the needs and interests of each child attending the service. Linda liaises with families to maintain a collaborative approach to each child’s learning journey. She communicates with the wider Immanuel community building connections with the Early Learning Centre.