Our teachers come from a wide variety of backgrounds and they have many different passions. Two comments that we often hear about our teachers is that they are approachable and that they love their students.

We would love you to meet them by reading through the brief biographies, and watch their videos on this page:

Norm Fitzgerald

Norm has twenty years experience as a teacher having taught in New Zealand, New South Wales and Victoria. He was an ordained minister with the Australian Christian Churches and fourteen years as a Senior Pastor at the church he planted in Yarrawonga. Norm has lived in the Hume Region for over twenty years where he and his wife, Claire, raised their family of four children in the border town of Yarrawonga.

Suzanne Roe

Suzanne has been living in Benalla for the past 26 years, where she met her husband and married. Suzanne is aware of the importance of a Christian environment for children and enjoys the privilege of teaching and working in a Christian environment. Suzanne teaches in the junior class as well as teaching art. She sees success in literacy and numeracy as paramount in the early years.

Wendy Smith

Wendy moved to Benalla when she was 16 years old after spending time in Brisbane and Papua New Guinea. As a primary teacher she has a love for all children – especially the K3-K4 children. Wendy is married with three adult children and her hobbies include gardening & reading.

Judy Lam
Judy Lam

Judy has lived in Melbourne for 14 years where she completed her Bachelor of Environments and Graduate Diploma of Teaching. She also has a background in music and has enjoyed teaching music to children and adults alike for the past 4 years. Judy is passionate about children and loves encouraging each child to reach their personal best.

Fiona Ham
Fiona H

Fiona has two degrees, one in Early Childhood and the other in Teaching. She has six years experience teaching in the junior year levels of Primary, five years as the president and casual teacher in a local Kindergarten. Fiona has a passion for teaching young children and seeing them grow and develop.