Teaching Staff 2017-18

The staff of Bay dEspoir Academy, in partnership with students, parents and community members, is committed to creating a school culture which motivates students to take responsibility for their learning, think critically, solve problems, and to make decisions which will ensure they are lifelong learners and productive citizens.  If you have any questions about your child’s academic progress or behaviorur, your first line of contact is your childs teacher.


Primary/Elementary Teachers

Jillian Kearley


Glenda Strickland

Grade 1

Cindy Young

Grade 2

Vanessa Bromley

Grade 3

Cathy Manuel

Grade 4 

Sandra Bragg

Grade 5, Core French 5/6

Kimberley Tibbs

Grade 5/6, ELA 7

K-12 Teachers

Valerie Coombs

K-9 Music, 7-9 Art, Experiencing Music 2260, Art Technologies 1201, Health 9, Health 8, Religion 8

Marilyn Barnes-Hoskins

K-9 Physical Education, Physical Education 3100/3101, Science 7, Social Studies 7, Social Studies 9

Cindy Beniot

Grade 7- Math, Health, Religion, French, Technology, Grade 6 Science, Grade 5 Science

Kelly Hinks 

Grade 8 - ELA, Social Studies, English 2201

Junior/Senior High Teachers

Amy Noel 

Math 3201, Physics 3204, NL Studies 2205, Canadian Geography 1201, Social Justice 2106, Ethics and Philosophy 1106,  Occupation Health and Safety 3203, Technology 8

Nancy Oliver 

K-12 Instructional Resource Teacher 

Adam Molloy

Math 3200, Math 9, Math 1201, Math 2201, Career Development 2200, Science 8 

Ashley Harris

Biology 2201, Biology 3201, Chemistry 3202, World Geography 3200/02, Science 1206, Science 9, Technology 9

Danielle Power

French 8, French 9, French 2200, French 3200, Language Arts Grade 9, English 3201/02, Writing 2203, Religion 9

Lisa Tobin-Joe

7-12 Instructional Resource Teacher

Joanne Hull

Guidance Counselor

     Kathleen Gilhooly

K-12 Instructional Resource Teacher 


Rebecca Parsons-Burden

Vice Principal, Math 8, English 1201

Connie Willcott


Support Staff

Kristen Kendell


Cavell Fudge

Student Assistant

Alice Organ

Student Assistant

Tracy Hicks


 Dean Kendell