Principal, Grade 5 & 6 Teacher
Ben Crum completed his Bachelor of Education at NZGSE (New Zealand Graduate School of Education). He has previously taught at Robinvale College and Discovery1 School, Christchurch, NZ. Ben commenced at Nangiloc Colignan Primary in 2017. He enjoys mountain bike riding, Minecraft and sailing.
What do you love to teach? Art & Technology
Favourite Quote? “Tell me and I’ll forget; show me and I may remember; involve me and I’ll understand” Benjamin Franklin
A book that changed your life? Hungry Caterpillar
Which Star Wars character are you? Han Solo
Grade 2-4 Teacher
Sebastian Hume completed his Bachelor of Education at Latrobe University in Mildura. Sebastian has previously taught at Mildura Primary School. Sebastian commenced at Nangiloc Colignan Primary in 2016 teaching the Preps to Year 2.
Mr Hume enjoys video games, heavy metal music and pistol shooting (representing Australia at the 2008 Paralympic Games).
Why do you love to teach? I just do. There isn’t a teacher on the planet I think who would be doing it if they didn’t love it.
Favourite Quote? “I am what I am” Popeye
A book that changed your life? “The First Chronicles of Druss the Legend” by David Gemmell. I was not initially interested in reading as a kid, but then this book inspired me. And since then, I read every Fantasy novel I can lay my hands on.
Which Star Wars character are you? Chewbacca, who doesn’t love a big hairy beast?
Prep-Grade 1 Teacher
Ebony Mott completed her Bachelor of Education at La Trobe University, Mildura in 2018. Ebony grew up on a wheat farm near Lascelles (a small town about 150km south of Nangiloc). Since growing up in a small community herself Ebony has developed a passion for rural communities. Ebony commenced at the Nangiloc Colignan Primary in 2019 teaching Prep and Year 1.
Why do you love to teach? I have always loved to teach. Ever since I was a child I used to admire my teachers and wanted to be just like them when I grew up.
Favourite quote? You are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, smarter than you think.
A book that changed your life? Harry Potter or Anne of Green Gables.
Which Star Wars character are you? I have never seen Star Wars.
Library Teacher (MARC Van)
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Education Support Officer
Jenny Hicks began at Nangiloc Primary in 2004 as an integration aide with Mrs Wright. Jenny enjoys her multitasking role at Nangiloc and she believes Nangiloc Colignan Primary has a wonderful atmosphere and culture where both staff and children look after and care for one another. As Fred Hollows quotes, “The basic attribute of mankind is to look after each other”
Favourite Quote? “It always seems impossible until it’s done” Nelson Mandela
Which Star Wars character are you? Yoda