key staff

The Principal

Mr Robert Hoff

Robert Hoff has served as Principal of three Lutheran primary schools throughout Australia, the last 19 at Immanuel, where he has been a pivotal leader in developing the community culture of the school. His wider service to both State and National Education Committees has been acknowledged by several key Associations. He leads with passion, energy, having a focus on school improvement and with great wisdom.

Assistant Principal-Teaching and Learning

Mrs Bec Clements

Mrs Bec Clements, a highly regarded educator in the International Baccalaureate Schools Organisation, will be joining Immanuel in July 2017. She will be responsible for supporting teachers with Curriculum review and delivery.  Bec has served in Lutheran Schools in South Australia (including IPS) and returns to IPS after holding the position of 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.

Business Manager

Mr David Evans

Dave Evans is the Business manager and has been employed at Immanuel Primary since 2013. Dave has responsibility for financial administration, property and facilities administration, human resources and oversees the Front Office area and canteen. He provides support for Governance and regulatory functions and the School Council.

Wellbeing Coordinator

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 Learning Centre Coordinator

Linda Wild

Linda Wild has been the Early Learning Centre Coordinator 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.