Our Staff

DSC_0597 - CopyNatalie Coote

Mrs. Natalie Coote is the Principal at Kingston-on-Murray Primary School.  Whilst fulfilling this role, she also teaches the Echidna class (R-2) during their Literacy and Numeracy blocks each morning, and teaches R-7 Spanish on a Thursday.  With a background in Special Education, Natalie incorporates different strategies into her teaching to differentiate for individual student learning needs.  She shares this knowledge with the team of staff at Kingston-on-Murray, ensuring that individual student learning needs are catered for in a safe and supportive classroom and school environment.




Mrs Jo BevanJo Bevan
Mrs. Jo Bevan has been a teacher at Kingston-on-Murray Primary School since 2004.   While embracing the environmental focus of our school, Mrs. Bevan also provides opportunities for the children to participate in the Riverland Music Festival, and encourages participation in sporting activities at all levels.  Mrs Bevan teaches Years 4-7 across all curriculum areas.




DSC_2652 - Copy Phillip Lawson

Mr Phillip Lawson joined Kingston-on-Murray Primary School at the beginning of 2017.  He is in his third year of primary teaching after having spent the last two years at Cadell Primary School.  He is the main classroom teacher for the Upper Primary students from Year 4-7 and he also takes R-7 HPE each week.  Prior to working as a class teacher Phillip spent time teaching English to adult migrants and working as an SSO and Pastoral Care Worker in a primary school in Adelaide.  He is looking forward to the rest of the year here at Kingston-on-Murray Primary School.





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Lauren Knott

Lauren completed her Bachelor of Education/Bachelor of Arts, R-7, at Flinders University in 2016 and worked at an OSHC, where she was involved in the running of the programme from R-7.

Kingston-on-Murray Primary School is her first teaching appointment where she is working in the R-3 class Tuesday – Friday and taking R-7 Art.  She is very excited to join the community of Kingston-on-Murray.




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Brenton Poole








Mrs Bronwyn Foote

Bronwyn Foote
Mrs. Bronwyn Foote has been the School Services Officer (SSO2) at Kingston-on-Murray Primary School  since 1987.  As well as performing the duties of a finance officer, Mrs. Foote also performs secretarial and clerical duties related to the smooth functioning of the school  and helps in the library with cataloguing and covering books.



Sharon - CopySharon Crocker

Sharon Crocker came to Kingston-on-Murray Primary School in 2016 filling the role of S.S.O in curriculum. In this role Sharon supports students in the R-3 Early Intervention program, special needs and 1:1 student support. Her skills background includes finance, administration along with supporting people with disabilities within the Riverland community. Sharon has many qualifications and worked in the fields of challenging behaviours and Autism, she enjoys spending time brainstorming strategies that assist in supporting our students at our school.




Kerry - CopyKerry Albrecht Szabo
Kerry Albrecht Szabo has been a School Services Officer (SSO1) at Kingston-on-Murray Primary School since the end of 2007.   Her main role at the school is to work with students with special needs and to help all students to gain the most out of their education.  Kerry runs the Playgroup/Toy Library which is held every Tuesday morning 9-11am and Thursday afternoons 2:15-3:15pm. 




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John Scott

John Scott became the Groundsman at Kingston-on-Murray Primary School in Term 3, 2016.  He has years of experience with the Loxton Waikerie District Council and takes a lot of pride in presenting beautiful grounds has a friendly, personable nature.