Our staff

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Kara Marsh - Principal

  • At St Finbarr’s since 2013.
  • Qualifications: Bachelor of Education (Primary) from the University of Southern Queensland and holds a Certificate III in Business
  • Expertise: Teaching and learning and student and staff wellbeing, working with graduate teachers
  • Interests: Rural life, family, singing and swimming


Bridget Wells- Teacher
  • At St Finbarr's since 2021
  • Qualification: Bachelor of Education (Primary) - University of Southern Queensland
  • Expertise: Over 15 years teaching in Toowoomba Diocese and International schools 
  • Interests: Travel 


Tessa_McDougall.JPGTessa McDougall - Teacher
  • At St Finbarr's since 2020.
  • Qualifications: Bachelor of Education (Primary), University of Queensland
  • Expertise: Clarinet (AMEB Level 7), saxophone, netball umpire and coach
  • Interests: Netball and music


Janell Jarzembski - School Officer

  • At St Finbarr’s since 2009 (and former graduate of St Finbarr’s School).
  • Expertise: Childcare and early childhood education
  • Interests: Craft and tennis

Kerri_Thompson.JPGKerri Thompson - Administrative/Occupational Health and Safety Officer
  • At St Finbarr’s since 2020.
  • Expertise: Administration, Workplace health safety
  • Interests: Sports and community

Danielle Porter - Administrative Officer
  • At St Finbarr’s since 2014.
  • Expertise: Finance, business administration and event management
  • Interests: Outdoor activities and target shooting