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Our staff


Principal   Mr Ashley Lawless
Deputy principal Mrs Janet Smith
Head of Curriculum  Mr Jonas Shantz
Head of Special Education Mrs Sandra Calam
Master Teacher Ms Linda Trembath
Business Manager Mrs Lyn Johnson
Administration Officers Mrs Deb Newman & Mrs Karen Watson


Teaching staff

There are 26 teaching staff at Hatton Vale SS, including 18 classrooms. In 2017, we average 3 classes per year level with exception to years 2, 5 and 6 that have two.

Teacher aides

We have 13 teacher assistants who support the teaching staff. The Teacher assistants at Hatton Vale State School make a huge contribution to the learning outcomes of our students.

Specialist teachers

We have a number of specialist teachers who provide services to the students in our school. Your children will have lessons with these teachers.

  • Music
  • The Arts
  • Physical education (including lunchtime coaching sessions).
  • E-Learning
  • Our LOTE (Language other than English) program teaches German to our year 5 and 6 students.

Diverse Learning Centre

Hatton Vale State School has a Diverse Learning Centre that consists of a Head of Special Education and Special Education Teachers supporting Hatton Vale State School, Lockrose State School, Glenore Grove State School and Kentville State School. Hatton Vale State School promotes and caters for full school inclusion and tailors programs for students with diverse needs.

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