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.

2024 staff list


Mrs Nicole Arnold


Early Stage 1 Assistant Principals

Mrs Harris (Mon, Thurs & Fri)

Mrs Taylor (nee Couloumbis) (Tues & Wed)

Early Stage 1 Classroom Teachers

KH - Mrs Harris

KL - Miss Larkin


Stage 1 Assistant Principals

Mrs Harris (Mon, Thurs & Fri)

Mrs Taylor (nee Couloumbis) (Tues & Wed)

Stage 1 Classroom Teachers

1C - Mr Cridland

1F - Mrs Field

2K - Mrs Whittaker (Mon & Tues), Mrs Murr (Wed- Fri)

2M - Mrs Marciano


Stage 2 Assistant Principal

Miss Greenup

Stage 2 Classroom Teachers

3L - Miss Lamond

3/4G - Miss Greenup

4S - Mr Sheridan


Stage 3 Assistant Principal

Mr Mathews

Stage 3 Classroom Teachers

5M - Mr Mathews

5RS - Mrs Rookes  (Mon-Wed) and Mrs Sharrock (Thurs & Fri)

6R - Mrs Holden (Mon) and Mr Roberts (Tues-Fri)

6S - Mr Sullivan


Relieving Assistant Principal Curriculum & Instruction

Mrs Bree Holden (Wed-Fri)



Mr Peacock



Mrs Mckay (Mon-Thurs)


Learning and Support/EALD  

Mrs Taylor (nee Couloumbis) (Tues & Wed)

Mrs Finlayson (Wed & Thurs)

Mrs Whittaker (Wed & Thurs)


Student Learning Support Officers

Mrs Edwards (Mon-Thurs)

Mrs Lee (Mon - Fri)

Miss Gladman (Thurs)


School Administration Manager

Ms Barrionuevo


School Administration Officers

Mrs Walker (Mon-Thurs)

Miss Gladman (Mon-Wed & Fri)


School Counsellor

Mrs Kim Pastor (Wed)


School Chaplain

Leanne Ewels (Mon and half day Fri)


General Assistants (GA)

Mr Rodney Bryce (Mon), Mr Brad Martin (Wed)