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

Assistant Principals

Mr Andrew Mathews - Stage 3 Assistant Principal

Miss Deborah Greenup - Stage 2 Assistant Principal

Miss Michelle Couloumbis - Early Stage 1 and Stage 1 Assistant Principal (Wed/Thurs)

Miss Jessie Gill-Vaughn - Assistant Principal Curriculum and Instruction (Mon-Wed) (Relieving Early Stage 1 and Stage 1 Assistant Principal)


KH - Mrs Kathy Harris

KL - Miss Maddison Larkin

1F - Mrs Jennifer Field

1C - Mr Jonothan Cridland

2G - Mrs Isabella Gutierrez

2K - Mrs Kirsty Whittaker, Mrs Kim Murr

3G - Miss Deborah Greenup (AP)

3M - Mrs Laura Marciano

4L - Miss Gemma Lamond

4S - Mr David Sheridan

5M - Mr Andrew Mathews (AP) 

5R - Mrs Cassandra Rookes, Mrs Katie Sharrock 

6H - Mrs Bree Holden

6R - Mr Joel Roberts

Librarian - Mrs Rebecca McKay (Mon-Wed) and Miss Michelle Couloumbis (Thurs)

Science RFF - Mr Mitchell Peacock

Learning Support Teacher/QTSS/EALD - Mrs Ainsley Rayner (Mon/Tues/Wed), Mrs Veronica Shiels (Wed/Thurs), Mrs Kirsty Whittaker (Wed/Thurs), Miss Michelle Couloumbis (Wed)

School Administrative and Support Staff

LaST/EALD - Mrs Michelle Finlayson (Wed)

Student Learning Support Officers (SLSO) - Mrs Danielle Edwards (Mon-Fri), Mrs Karleigh Lee (Mon-Fri), Miss Lucy Gladman (Thurs), Mrs Erin D'Apice (Tues/Wed)

School Counsellor - Mrs Kim Pastor (Wed)

School Chaplain - Leanne Ewels (Mon and half day Fri)

School Administrative Manager (SAM) - Ms Adriana Barrionuevo 

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

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