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It is the people who make Bold Park Community School what it is; Students, Parents, Teachers, Support Staff, Partners, Volunteers and Patron... in short, that is what "Community" is all about! We hope you will join us!

Leadership

Paul Whitehead

School Principal

Paul joined Bold Park Community School in 2011 as the Middle School & College Team Leader and was appointed as Principal in 2014. Paul commenced his educational vocation as...

Nicole Hunter

Pedagogista

Nicole fervently believes that quality early life relationships, experiences and education are critical in providing a solid foundation for healthy life patterns and continuous learning. Nicole has both contributed to...

Sue Wyatt

Business Manager

Sue has a passion for working in the Management and Planning, and Financial Management sector which she has done for over 25 years; and is thrilled to be working...

Tim Vidler

Middle School and College Team Leader

Tim has been working at BPCS since 2004, initially part time with Upper Primary and starting full time in 2005 with the inaugural Middle School Class. Initially a two...

Felicity Kinsella

Primary Team Leader

Felicity has held positions at several public schools in Western Australia, covering many areas of learning over her 25 years in education. Prior to beginning at BPCS in 2012, Felicity worked for seven years as an Integration Specialist...

Gabbi Lovelady

Early Childhood Team Leader and Classroom Teacher

Gabbi’s connection to Bold Park dates back to 1994 when her son attended Bold Park Kindergarten as a Pre Kindy student.  She was invited to do some relief teaching and to...

Rhys George

Arts Team Leader and Media Specialist

Rhys experienced both private and public educational environments directly after completing his Bachelor of Education in 2008. While gaining diverse experiences, Rhys completed his post-graduate studies in music composition...

Malora Rosario

Middle School Support Team Leader & Classroom Teacher

Malora started working at Bold Park Community School as the Science Technician while completing her Post-Graduate Diploma in Forensic Science. This soon became her full time job as she...

Secondary Staff

Amanda

Co-Educator and Library Coordinator

Amanda has been at Bold Park for many years and has served in many capacities. She assists in the mentorship of Interns at Bold Park Community School, is our...

Andrew Ryall

Andrew Ryall

College Co-Educator

Andrew has extensive experience as an educator and outdoor education specialist (over 20 years) including “… planning and running expeditions working with students from lower primary to year 12...

Emma D’Orazio

English Specialist Teacher

Emma’s teaching adventures have taken her from Perth to Broome, Melbourne to London, and back home to Perth, where she likes it best. Upon graduating from her Diploma of...

Julian Okamoto

Co-Educator

Following completion of his Bachelor of Commerce in 2017, Julian spent two years travelling through North Africa and Europe. These experiences deepened his desire for a world which valued...

Malora Rosario

Middle School Support Team Leader & Classroom Teacher

Malora started working at Bold Park Community School as the Science Technician while completing her Post-Graduate Diploma in Forensic Science. This soon became her full time job as she...

Matthew Passmore

HASS Specialist Teacher and Co-Educator

Matthew graduated the Central Institute of technology in 2009 with an Advanced Diploma of Screen, and a Diploma of Film and TV. He worked in the film industry for...

Nicole Hunter

Pedagogista

Nicole fervently believes that quality early life relationships, experiences and education are critical in providing a solid foundation for healthy life patterns and continuous learning. Nicole has both contributed to...

Rhys George

Arts Team Leader and Media Specialist

Rhys experienced both private and public educational environments directly after completing his Bachelor of Education in 2008. While gaining diverse experiences, Rhys completed his post-graduate studies in music composition...

Rory Henderson

Rory Henderson

Media Intern & IT Support

Rory Henderson joined Bold Park in 2017 in the role of media support. He is looking forward to engaging with media in the classroom and assisting with the Certificate...

Sarah Carter

Co-Educator

Sarah has recently graduated with a Certificate IV in Education Support and is excited to immerse herself in the Bold Park community. She is passionate about creating a supportive...

Tim Vidler

Middle School and College Team Leader

Tim has been working at BPCS since 2004, initially part time with Upper Primary and starting full time in 2005 with the inaugural Middle School Class. Initially a two...

Ursula Prause

Science Specialist Teacher

Ursula Graduated from Murdoch University with Bachelor of Science in Biotechnology and First Class Honours in Biochemistry. During her post graduate work she stumbled on her educational vocation teaching...

Primary Staff

Ashleigh Pargin

Lead Classroom Teacher

Ashleigh graduated from Murdoch University with Bachelor of Education in 2016 and joined the Bold Park Community School team in 2017. Since then, she has worked across a range...

Ella Kennealey

Co-Lead Classroom Teacher

Through studies in psychology, counselling and education I have developed a philosophy that aligns closely with Reggio Emilia approach. I believe that all students have their own ways of learning...

Felicity Kinsella

Primary Team Leader

Felicity has held positions at several public schools in Western Australia, covering many areas of learning over her 25 years in education. Prior to beginning at BPCS in 2012, Felicity worked for seven years as an Integration Specialist...

Frances White

Culinary Specialist and Co-Educator

Fran is passionate about food, health and our beautiful natural environment. She recently graduated from Notre Dame with a bachelor’s degree in Primary Education and has previously studied Nutrition Sciences in Queensland. For the...

Heather Sanders

Co-Lead Classroom Teacher

Heather has been working as the Teacher in the Kindy room since 2008 but is excited to be venturing into Pre-Primary full-time in 2017! She is an English girl...

Jarryd Horsley

Physical and Health Specialist & Camp Coordinator

Jarryd commenced at Bold Park since mid way through 2015 as our Bluearth specialist after completing his final teaching practical placement at Bold Park. He has continued in this...

Jasmine Mawdsley

Co-Lead Classroom Teacher & Co-Educator

Jasmine graduated from Murdoch University in 2018 with a Bachelor of Early Childhood and Primary Education. In her final year of study, she completed a year-long internship in a...

Jodie Sinderberry

Co-Lead Classroom Teacher

Jodie grew up in Canberra where she completed her Bachelor of Education. She has taught in primary school, high school, secondary college and tertiary institutions over the years. Jodie moved...

Kellie Everett

Co-Lead Classroom Teacher

Kellie was employed at Bold Park Community School in 2006-2008 as an Intern and Classroom Teacher in Primary; she returned to us in 2017 as an Early Childhood Teacher...

Liam Jones

Co-Educator

Liam became part of the Bold Park team after completing his Education Support placement at the school in 2020. Having enjoyed the experience so much, he was inspired to...

Matthew Lambe

Co-Educator

Matt graduated in 2008 with a Bachelor of Primary Education degree, before working for nine years in respite care for children with special needs, as well as a pastoral...

Max Loik

Co-Educator

Max has a Masters of Teaching and is passionate about making learning hands-on and authentic. At university, Max wrote his research essay on developing algebraic reasoning in the primary years....

Neti Widiyanti

Co-Lead Classroom Teacher & Co-Educator

As an educator, Neti believes in guiding children to know how to learn rather than what to learn. Her goal is to instil a passion and lifelong love of...

Nicole Hunter

Pedagogista

Nicole fervently believes that quality early life relationships, experiences and education are critical in providing a solid foundation for healthy life patterns and continuous learning. Nicole has both contributed to...

Patricia Hilton

Co-Educator

Trish is a Perth girl who lived in Canada for almost 23 years and during that time obtained her Early Childhood Certificate in 1995 and Special Needs Certificate in...

Renee Yonge

Co-Lead Classroom Teacher

Renee has been working as a lead teacher in the Upper Primary classroom since 2017, having spent the previous two years interning and teaching in the 2/3 classroom. She...

Sarah Polson-Brown

Co-Lead Classroom Teacher & Wilderness Playgroup Teacher

Graduating with honours from Murdoch University, Sarah completed a degree in primary education, specialising in early childhood development. While at university Sarah received the prestigious Vice Chancellor’s Commendation for...

Sue Phillips

Inclusive Education Coordinator & Co-Lead Classroom Teacher

Sue has previously worked at Bold Park Community School 2008-2013; she is a passionate, committed and hard-working educator. Sue writes of her philosophical approach: I make it my core business...

Early Childhood Staff

Amy Pointon

Co-Educator

Amy graduated from University in England in 2012 after completing her studies in Children and Playwork and moved over to Australia 6 years ago. Amy will be working alongside...

Chloe Campbell

Co-Lead Classroom Teacher & Co-Educator

Chloe graduated from Edith Cowan University in 2020 with a Bachelor of Education specialising in Early Childhood. During her studies, she was able to gain professional experience in several...

Gabbi Lovelady

Early Childhood Team Leader and Classroom Teacher

Gabbi’s connection to Bold Park dates back to 1994 when her son attended Bold Park Kindergarten as a Pre Kindy student.  She was invited to do some relief teaching and to...

Helen Dowey

Classroom Teacher

Helen has worked in early childhood education since 2005. She is passionate about working with young children and graduated with a Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood) in 2012. She...

Julia Hughes

Wilderness Playgroup Teacher

Over many years, Julia studied the human condition from an Arts degree in Philosophy and Religion completed in 2005, to a serious commitment to working as a barista and...

Kiah Hamersley-Rule

Classroom Teacher & Wilderness Playgroup Teacher

Kiah grew up on a Western Australian wheat farm and loves working outdoors. She is passionate about the importance of offering children the opportunity to form a connection with the...

Mira Dragicevic

Co-Educator

Mira migrated from former Yugoslavia in 2002 and was introduced to BPCS in 2003. She started her role as a cleaner and even doing this job she was actively...

Nicole Hunter

Pedagogista

Nicole fervently believes that quality early life relationships, experiences and education are critical in providing a solid foundation for healthy life patterns and continuous learning. Nicole has both contributed to...

Rachel Gardner

Classroom Teacher

Rachel graduated from The University of Notre Dame with a Bachelor of Early Childhood in 2019. During her time at university, she worked in many different learning environments. Rachel...

Sarah Weaving

Classroom Teacher, Literacy Specialist and Learning Support

Sarah began her educational journey in the UK working in Kent, Surrey and the East end of London. She went travelling through Asia and began her life in Australia,...

Tomoko Yamashita

Co-Educator

Tomoko joined the Pre Kindy team at BPCS in 2001 as she had a great interest in early childhood education.  As she worked, she completed her Certificate 3 in...

Arts Specialists

Caitlin (CJ) Hampson

Drama Specialist

Caitlin (CJ) is an actor who is involved in theatre, voice over and educational theatre. She teaches with Barking Gecko and AMA Studio; CJ came to Bold Park Community...

Danielle Joynt

Music Specialist

After completing her Bachelor of Music in Trombone Performance in Canberra and Graduate Diploma in Musicianship from the Kodaly Institute in Hungary, Danielle lectured in Early Childhood Music at...

Frances White

Culinary Specialist and Co-Educator

Fran is passionate about food, health and our beautiful natural environment. She recently graduated from Notre Dame with a bachelor’s degree in Primary Education and has previously studied Nutrition Sciences in Queensland. For the...

Leslie Ray

Outdoor Provocation Specialist

Leslie joined Bold Park Community School as a staff member in 2016; working as our Outdoor Provocation Specialist – a substantial role in managing and leading children in educational...

Renata Biancardi

Visual Arts Specialist

Renata moved to Perth, Western Australia in 2006.  As a daughter of an artist and surrounded by musicians and other artists her interest in art started as child. Influenced...

Rhys George

Arts Team Leader and Media Specialist

Rhys experienced both private and public educational environments directly after completing his Bachelor of Education in 2008. While gaining diverse experiences, Rhys completed his post-graduate studies in music composition...

Support Staff

Amanda

Co-Educator and Library Coordinator

Amanda has been at Bold Park for many years and has served in many capacities. She assists in the mentorship of Interns at Bold Park Community School, is our...

Jonathan Siow

Counsellor

Jonathan (Jon) stumbled upon this BPCS website one day in mid-2016 and was immediately drawn to the school’s philosophy and approach to education. Having been in and out of...

Richard Smiroldo

Richard Smiroldo

Italian Specialist

Richard completed his Bachelor of Arts in 2000, studying Italian, History and English Literature. He then completed his Diploma on Education shortly after and has worked in both public...

Sarah Weaving

Classroom Teacher, Literacy Specialist and Learning Support

Sarah began her educational journey in the UK working in Kent, Surrey and the East end of London. She went travelling through Asia and began her life in Australia,...

Sue Phillips

Inclusive Education Coordinator & Co-Lead Classroom Teacher

Sue has previously worked at Bold Park Community School 2008-2013; she is a passionate, committed and hard-working educator. Sue writes of her philosophical approach: I make it my core business...

Administration

Sue Wyatt

Business Manager

Sue has a passion for working in the Management and Planning, and Financial Management sector which she has done for over 25 years; and is thrilled to be working...

Pamela Wise

Executive Assistant

Pamela began her journey at BPCS as a parent in 2001.  In 2003 she joined the staff as a Teaching Intern in the Pre-Kindy classroom.  After 5 years in...

Juanita Reynolds

Marketing & Public Relations Coordinator

Juanita joined Bold Park Community School in 2017 as the Marketing and Public Relations Coordinator. Juanita commenced her career as a Compositor (Graphic Design), working in the Print Media...

Michelle Colin-Thome

Human Resources & Finance Officer

Michelle joined the team at Bold Park as our Finance Officer in 2015. Michelle has experience in small business accounting, tax and audit.

Lisa Johnson

Finance Officer

Lisa is an enthusiastic and energetic person who loves to embrace a challenge. With over 20 years’ experience in the finance and administration field, both within schools as well...

Bettina Lloyd

Receptionist

Bettina joined Bold Park Community School in 2014 and works as our receptionist. Bettina genuine desire to please and her care for others is evident in all that she...

Karrie Cowper

Administration Assistant

Karrie joined Bold Park Community School in 2018 as an Administration Assistant. Karrie has over 20 years of experience in data management, processing and administration organisation. Karrie’s attention to...

Rory Henderson

Rory Henderson

Media Intern & IT Support

Rory Henderson joined Bold Park in 2017 in the role of media support. He is looking forward to engaging with media in the classroom and assisting with the Certificate...

Grounds Staff

Paul Host

Gardener

Paul commenced at Bold Park Community School just prior to the 2017 new year. He works one day per week and through the school holidays making sure our gardens...

Warren McMurtrie

Maintenance Coordinator

Warren joined BPCS in 2014 and works tirelessly to maintain our buildings and grounds. He is friendly, hard-working and always has time to chat with the children in a...

Board

Emma Majstrovich

Acting Chairperson

Emma is a human resources professional with 14 years of experience in human resources. She graduated UWA with B. Commerce (Strategic Human Resource Management) and B.Arts (English, History). Her...

Kevin Euphemie

Ordinary Board Member

Nicole Hunter

Pedagogista

Nicole fervently believes that quality early life relationships, experiences and education are critical in providing a solid foundation for healthy life patterns and continuous learning. Nicole has both contributed to...

Paul Whitehead

School Principal

Paul joined Bold Park Community School in 2011 as the Middle School & College Team Leader and was appointed as Principal in 2014. Paul commenced his educational vocation as...

Rhys George

Arts Team Leader and Media Specialist

Rhys experienced both private and public educational environments directly after completing his Bachelor of Education in 2008. While gaining diverse experiences, Rhys completed his post-graduate studies in music composition...

Ron Gorman

Complimentary Board Member

Ron Gorman is an influential and inspiring leader. As Deputy Director of AISWA, he has made outstanding contributions to the study and practice of educational leadership at state, national...

Tim Roberts

Treasurer

Staff on Leave

Brooke Healy

Classroom Teacher

Brooke graduated from Murdoch University in 2014 and began her journey as a qualified teacher in 2015.  Whilst studying her Bachelor of Education in Early Childhood and Primary, Brooke...

Sarah Polson-Brown

Co-Lead Classroom Teacher & Wilderness Playgroup Teacher

Graduating with honours from Murdoch University, Sarah completed a degree in primary education, specialising in early childhood development. While at university Sarah received the prestigious Vice Chancellor’s Commendation for...

Alumni 2019

Louis Riboni

Class of 2019

When Louis Riboni graduated from Bold Park, he had achieved a Certificate 4 in Design and a Certificate 2 in Electronics (to accompany his WACE achievements). Louis is also...

Sam - Photo Courtesy of Curtin University

Sam Hawkes

Class of 2019

Sam Hawkes graduated Year 12 in 2019 with a Certificate IV in Design and walked straight into a Bachelor of Interior Architecture at Curtin University. Sam says: “My experience...

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