Meet Our Staff

Waikerie Lutheran Primary School Staff


The Staff at Waikerie Lutheran Primary School are committed to helping each child reach their full potential.  Our teachers are registered with the Teachers Registration Board of South Australia.  All teachers have received qualifications from Australian tertiary institutions.  As well as secular training, our teachers are required to complete further studey to become accrediated Lutheran Educators.

Staff receive training and ongoing professional development to maintain their skills at the highest level.  This commitment from all staff toward their own excellence flows through to the students in their care.  They aim to provide learning experiences that challenge their students and encourage them to take risks in their learning in a supporting and caring environment.

Waikerie Lutheran Primary School has a dedicated Learning Support Team. Students with specific learning needs are catered for through individual programs, in class support and tailored education plans.

The Administration and Support Staff are always available to assist with administrative, financial and general questions and are available from 8:30am until 4:00pm Monday to Friday.

Mrs Sue Beelitz, Year 1/2 Teacher and PYP & Literacy Coordinator

Mrs Sue Beelitz

Mrs Sue Beelitz joined WLPS in 1987 as the Reception/Year 1 teacher and taught for 2 years and 1 term before maternity leave. She then returned to WLPS in 1998 as a 0.2 teacher librarian and returned to full time teaching in 2005.

WLPS commenced the journey towards becoming an IB School in 2005 and Mrs Sue Beelitz assumed the role of the PYP Coordinator in 2006 (WLPS became authorised as a PYP school in 2009 and will be undergoing evaluation later this year).  In addition to her role of Reception Teacher and PYP Coordinator, she is the Curriculum Coordinator, the National Partnerships Coordinator and as part of this, has been taking part in a Literacy Intervention Program.