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 a...

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 wealth of experience working as a Business and Finance Manager in the education sector. Sue joined the staff of Bold Park Community School in 2015.

Tim Vidler

Middle School and College Team Leader

Tim is currently on Long-Service Leave. Tim has been working at BPCS since 2004, initially part time with Upper Primary and starting full time in 2005 with the inaugural...

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 Focus Teacher; Board Staff Representative

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...

Teaching Staff

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...

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...

Heather Sanders

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...

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

Classroom 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...

Liz Marazzato

Secondary School Visual Arts Focus Teacher & Work Place Learning Coordinator

Liz’s career in education began as an English as a Second Language (ESL) teacher in the Galapagos Islands, Ecuador in 2005. Gaining a formal teaching qualification in 2008, Liz...

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 a...

Rhys George

Arts Team Leader and Media Focus Teacher; Board Staff Representative

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...

Ursula Prause

Science Classroom Teacher (Middle School & College)

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...

Tim Vidler

Middle School and College Team Leader

Tim is currently on Long-Service Leave. Tim has been working at BPCS since 2004, initially part time with Upper Primary and starting full time in 2005 with the inaugural...

Johanna Riddell

Humanities Teacher

Johanna joined Bold Park Community School in 2015 as our Humanities Teacher. She has a vision for sustainability and is passionate about sharing her love for nature with children.

Bonita Barham

English Specialist

Bonita’s education career began in 1988 in the private sector teaching a combination of English and Music to young teens. Over the ensuing years, she has taught in various...

Jarryd Horsley

Classroom Teacher, Bluearth & Health Specialist

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...

Kavi Gunasekar

Classroom Teacher

Kavi was appointed as Lead Teacher in our Year 2/3 Classroom in 2017 but commenced as an intern in 2015/2016, completing her final professional practice placement at BPCS and...

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...

Lyndal Ebert

Pre-Kindy Teacher

Lyndal started her journey at Bold Park in 2016 while completing her final studies in a Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood) as a year long intern at Bold Park....

Trent Betts

Kitchen/Garden Specialist, Classroom Teacher & Intern

Trent joined the Bold Park community in 2017 after completing a Bachelor of Science (Zoology; Botany) and a Graduate Diploma of Education at UWA. For the preceding 9 years...

Renee Yonge

Classroom Teacher & Intern

Renee has worked in all areas of BPCS as a relief intern prior to starting an internship in 2015 having just completed her Graduate Diploma of Education (Primary) at Murdoch...

Kellie Everett

PK, Kindergarten & Year 3/4 Teacher/Intern

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

Claire O’Callaghan

Kindergarten Teacher & Intern

Claire is thrilled to be a part of the Bold Park Community in 2017 serving in a split role as lead and teaching intern in Kindergarten.  She believes that...

Sarah Polson-Brown

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...

Max Loik

Classroom Teacher

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....

Jess Wellman

Drama Specialist

Jess has been teaching Drama and Media since 2009 in the Perth hills. Her passion for sharing practice, and working with other teachers, has also led Jess to engage...

Kylie Bishop

Music Specialist

Kylie began her musical life, learning the classical guitar, through the education department system. This led to a degree in music education and the teaching of music in many...

Mari Concanen

Italian Language Specialist

Mari joined the Bold Park team in 2013. Since then she has been introducing a second language to the children collaborating with EC, primary and middle school teams. Mari...

Malora Rosario

Maths Specialist & Lab Technician

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...

Renata Biancardi

Visual Arts Teacher

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...

Sue Phillips

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...

Teaching Intern

Amanda

Teaching Intern & 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...

Mira Dragicevic

Teaching Intern

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...

Patricia Hilton

Teaching Intern

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...

Tomoko Yamashita

Teaching Intern

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...

Claire O’Callaghan

Kindergarten Teacher & Intern

Claire is thrilled to be a part of the Bold Park Community in 2017 serving in a split role as lead and teaching intern in Kindergarten.  She believes that...

Jonathan Siow

Teaching Intern

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...

Ashleigh Pargin

Teaching Intern

In 2017, Ashleigh began as an Intern in our Year 2/3 classroom. Her teaching philosophy strongly aligns with the Reggio Emilia model and she hopes to continue to learn...

Amy Mackenzie

Teaching Intern

Amy has a diverse background. Being interested in health, Amy’s initial studies took her on a pathway to studying Pharmacy; however, this isn’t where her true passion lies. She...

Anna Thomas

Teaching Intern

Anna is thrilled to join the Bold Park team as an intern in 2017. She whole heartedly believes that education should be inquiry, play and nature based. She is...

Sam Jefferies

Teaching Intern

Through my work at Bold Park Community School, I have developed a belief in and passion for teaching through a Social Constructivism lens, relation and exposure to nature and...

Kellie Everett

PK, Kindergarten & Year 3/4 Teacher/Intern

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

Matthew Lambe

Teaching Intern

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...

Rory Henderson

Media Intern

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...

Support Staff

Jan Coleman-Cox

Inclusive Education Coordinator

Jan commenced at Bold Park in 2015 having an extensive and diverse association with teaching and learning over 32 years. Her teaching vocation has included working for the Active...

Debbie Dreckow

Literacy Support Tutor

Debbie has been at Bold Park since 2008 working as an intern relieving in the classrooms. This led to her current position as Literacy Support Assistant, working with students...

Emma Swart

Youth Worker

Emma is a qualified Social Worker and has worked in the Government and non-Government sector in varied positions over the past 20 years.  Her professional history includes positions as...

Kirsten Segavac

Playgroup Assistant

Kirsten is delighted to be joining Bold Park in 2018 as an assistant for the Wilderness Playgroup. She is currently studying a Bachelor of Primary Education, at Edith Cowan...

Ella Kennealey

Support Assistant

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...

Jesse Altham

Youth Worker

Administration

Sue Wyatt

Business Manager

Sue has a wealth of experience working as a Business and Finance Manager in the education sector. Sue joined the staff of Bold Park Community School in 2015.

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...

Michelle Colin-Thome

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.

Penny Billingham

Registrar

Penny joined BPCS in late 2015 with substantial experience in finance management and accountancy; she took on the position as Registrar in 2017 and brings her bright, positive and...

Simon Grant

IT Coordinator

Originally beginning his studies in IT in 2010, Simon worked for a MSP providing IT support for small-large business’s whilst studying part time. During this time, Simon decided that...

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...

Juanita Reynolds

Marketing and 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...

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...

Grounds Staff

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...

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...

Board

Lei Baker

Parent Representative

Lei has a heart for community, which is shown through her many initiatives and volunteer work. Prior to Bold Park, Lei assisted with the South Suburban Music Society; the...

Toby Nisbet

Parent Representative

Toby has a Bachelor of Arts majoring in French and History, and a Bachelor of Laws.  Toby has a background at Fisheries WA, Legal Aid WA and the Northern...

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 a...

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...

Kellie Prosser

Secretary

Kellie has a Bachelor in Education, and a wealth of teaching and leadership experience. Her career highlights include teaching children across all year levels (Early Childhood, Primary, Middle School...

Fiona Maron

Deputy Chair

Fiona and her husband Miguel, are parents to Ella, who commenced at Bold Park in 2014.  This year Fiona joined the Board as a Parent Representative, passionate to support...

Tim Roberts

Treasurer

Delphi M

Board Chair

Delphi first started her journey with BPCS in 2015 upon enrolling her children. A fulltime mum, since the birth of her first child, Delphi joins the board with a...

Chris Scoggin

Parent Representative

Chris and her husband Tim Vidler, are parents to Kai, who commenced at Bold Park in 2010.  Chris previously served on the Board from 2012-2014 and has again joined...

Rhys George

Arts Team Leader and Media Focus Teacher; Board Staff Representative

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...

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Gillian McAuliffe

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