Canterbury Public School

Participation, Equity, Excellence

Telephone02 9718 2884

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