Kareela Public School

Knowledge, Pride, Success

Telephone02 9528 5444


Our staff

Get to know our school staff. We're all here to help.

Our professional, university-educated teachers encourage students to develop a love of learning and a desire to succeed. They maintain the highest integrity and concern for your child’s wellbeing.

The principal is responsible for the educational leadership and management of our school. If you would like to speak to the principal, please contact us to make an appointment.

Our school administrative staff can answer inquiries or direct you to the appropriate staff member for help.

2023 staff list


Mrs Nicole Arnold

Mr Mathews - Stage 3 Assistant Principal

Miss Greenup - Stage 2 Assistant Principal

Miss Couloumbis - Early Stage 1 and Stage 1 Assistant Principal (Maternity Leave)

Miss Jessie Gill-Vaughn - Assistant Principal Curriculum and Instruction (Relieving Easrly Stage 1 and Stage 1 Assistant Principal)


KH - Mrs Kathy Harris

KL - Miss Maddison Larkin

1F - Mrs Jennifer Field

1C - Mr Jonothan Cridland

2A - Miss Bella Antioch

2K - Mrs Kirsty Whittaker, Mrs Kim Murr

3G - Miss Deborah Greenup (AP)

3M - Miss Laura Marciano

4L - Miss Gemma Lamond

4S - Mr David Sheridan

5M - Mr Andrew Mathews (AP) 

5R - Miss Ashlee Rose, Mrs Cassandra Rookes 

6H - Miss Bree Herrmann

6R - Mr Joel Roberts

Librarian - Mrs Rebecca McKay (Mon-Wed), Mrs Brittany Astey (Thurs)

Science RFF - Mr Mitchell Peacock

Relief from Face to Face (RFF) - Mrs Katie Sharrock Thurs/Fri

Learning Support Teacher/QTSS - Mrs Ainsley Rayner (Tues/Wed), Mrs Veronica Shields (Wed/Thurs)




School Administrative and Support Staff

LaST/EALD - Mrs Michelle Finlayson (Wed)

Student Learning Support Officer (SLSO) - Mrs Danielle Edwards (Mon-Fri)

SLSO - Miss Lucy Gladman (Thur)

SLSO - Mrs Erin D'apice (Tues/Wed)

Counsellor - Mrs Kim Pastor

Chaplain - Leanne Ewels (Mon and 1/2 day Fri)

School Administrative Manager (SAM) - Ms Adriana Barrionuevo 

School Administrative Officer (SAO) - Mrs Robyn Walker (Mon-Thurs), Miss Lucy Gladman (Mon/Tue/Wed/Fri)

General Assistant (GA) - Mr Rodney Bryce (Mon), Mr Brad Martin (W)