Canterbury Public School

Participation, Equity, Excellence

Telephone02 9718 2884

Emailcanterbury-p.school@det.nsw.edu.au

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.

Staff list

Leadership team

  • Tracy Considine - Principal
  • Vanessa Silva - Assistant Principal Early Stage 1
  • Gaby Aitkin - Assistant Principal Stage 1
  • Carmel Aiello - Assistant Principal Stage 2
  • Sarah Riley - Assistant Principal Stage 3
  • Nicole Fay - Assistant Principal Special Education
  • James Lockwood - Assistant Principal Student Wellbeing

Class teachers

  • Amatullah Sheikh - KA
  • Matthew Panayotopoulos - KP
  • Vanessa Silva - KS
  • Gaby Aitkin - 1/2A
  • Pia Berdoukas - 1/2B
  • Jamalyh Gyulay - 1/2G
  • Karla Sevenoaks - 1/2S
  • Anna Murray - 2/3M
  • Carmel Aiello - 3/4A
  • Amanda Kenny and Rana Mata - 3/4K
  • Cindy Mac - 3/4M
  • Anaita Talati - 4/5T
  • Mark Healey - 5/6H
  • Sarah Riley - 5/6R

Support unit

  • Sadie Davies and Christine Nasser - 2/6ND
  • Nicole Fay - K/6F
  • Robert Lay - K/6L
  • Maddie Marshall - K/3M
  • Gina Perez and Lisa Day - K/5PD

Specialist teachers

  • Kim Santarossa - English as a Second Language/Dialect Teacher
  • Jenny Parkes - Learning and Support Teacher
  • Rong Xie - RFF Chinese Language
  • Meghan Ryan - RFF Creative Arts
  • Sanghee Lee - RFF Korean Language
  • Georgia Kalis - RFF Special Education
  • Bryce Sheppard - RFF, Library, Learning and Support Teacher
  • Linda Askin - Teacher Librarian 

Student learning support officers

  • Yukiko Arita
  • Louise Little
  • Brigid McGill
  • Sonya Nassif
  • Karen Quinn
  • Umme Salma
  • Keiko Seino
  • Janet Stefanis
  • Midori Tran
  • Linda Vigorito 

Administration and other staff

  • Nash Davis – Senior Psychologist, Education
  • Larissa Elliott - School Counsellor
  • Roslyn Isles - School Counsellor 
  • Feda Trad – School Administrative Manager
  • Annamarie McKay – School Administrative Officer
  • Anastasia Szakall - School Administration Officer