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 Melissa Schmidt, Student Support Officer, Administration & Choir Trainer

Mrs Melissa Schmidt

Mrs Melissa Schmidt commenced at Waikerie Lutheran Primary School in July 2008 as the School Secretary, bringing with her over 16 years of Administration experience.

In 2010, Mrs Schmidt took on the role of Choir Trainer working with a group of students in Years 4 to 7 to prepare them for the Festival of Music peformance in Term 3.  This year there are 25 students taking part in the Choir.

In addition to her role as Admin Officer and Choir Trainer, Mrs Schmidt completed a Certificate III and a Certificate IV in Education Support. This year she will be working with junior and middle primary classes 4 days a week until lunch time and then will be working in the office.