Karoo has a highly professional team of staff members, who are enthusiastic, dedicated educators committed to learning, and bringing out the very best in our students.


Leadership Team

Principal: Mrs Danielle Heatley
Assistant Principal (Teaching and Learning): Mrs Ashley Kuusela, Mrs Peta Phillips (Acting 2024)
Assistant Principal (Wellbeing and Inclusion): Mrs Courtney Hoffmann
Learning Specialists: Mrs Robyn Harris, Mrs Simone Vitas, Mrs Peta Phillips

Teaching Staff

Year 6 team: Ms Claire Moyle (Leader), Ms Gemma Wild, Mrs Robyn Harris (LS) / Miss Cass Blonik
Year 5 team: Ms Michelle Davies (Leader), Ms Sarah Dobson, Mr Josh Edwards
Year 4 team: Miss Sophie Brown (Leader), Mr Tim Wilson, Mrs Kat Bacalja/ Mrs Simone Vitas (LS)
Year 3 team: Mrs Tanya Grimes (Leader), Ms Tia Beagley, Ms Clare McCandlish
Year 2 team: Mrs Emma Finnerty (Leader), Mrs Alisa Hardware, Mrs Karen Corrales (Year 1/2)
Year 1 team: Mrs Fiona Marker (Leader), Ms Karla Markovic, Mrs Karen Corrales (Year 1/2)
Foundation team: Mrs Amy Ellis (Leader), Ms Alicia Gropel, Ms Tiana Dias
Specialists: Ms Jess Cole (Leader_ The Arts), Mrs Lauren Kavanagh (PE), Mr Adam Horne (Media & Tech), Ms Katie Smith (Science), Mr John Oldham (The Arts), Ms Hilary Cheng (Mandarin)

Tutors: Mrs Simone Vitas, Mrs Peta Philips

Support Staff

Education Support Staff:  Mrs Michelle Fleming, Mrs Jayne Hagan, Mr Tim Lai, Mrs Kerry Legg, Mrs Cei Marasco, Mrs Lisa McDonald, Mrs Marina White, Ms Lindsey Whitehouse, Mrs Joyce Young, Ms Tanya Caulfield, Ms Crystal Bartley, Mrs Georgia Lintern

Student Wellbeing Officer:  N/A

Office Administration

Business Manager: Mrs Sue Baxter
Administration: Mrs Sally Goyne, Mrs Anna Nicolas, Mrs Karen Sexton,

Outside School Hours Care

Mrs Melissa Newlands (Co-ordinator), Mrs Michelle Coulsen (Assistant Co-Ordinator), Mr Tim Lai, Ms Sophie Ma, Mrs Jodie Mitchell