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Birchgrove Public School

Birchgrove Public School

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Telephone02 9810 2469

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.


Tracy Gray

Assistant Principals

Mr Robert Cormack

Mrs Helen Karnaros

Mrs Rebecca Boyle 

Teaching Staff


Mr Damien Fitzgerald

Miss Sasha Hayward

Years  1 and 2

Ms Fiona Baird

Ms Stephanie Carey

Mrs Kristy Middleton

Miss Natalie Robinson

Miss Greta Sun

Miss Emma Taksa

Years 3 and 4

Mrs Jo Copping

Ms Anita Keating

Mrs Samantha Hennessey

Years 5 and 6

Ms Dani Corliss  4/5

Mr Ben Dodds 

Mr Robert Cormack

Specialist Teachers

Ms Melissa Sarina - Library

Mr Duncan Trent - Physical Education

Ms Michelle Preece - Creative and Practical Arts

Mrs Kylie Mitchell - Quality Teaching Program

School Counsellor

Mr Steven Krinitzky

Preschool Teachers

Ms Sarah Craig (Tue-Fri)

Ms Rebecca Boyle 

Ms Candice McKay (Mon-Wed)

Preschool School Learning Support Officers

Mrs Suzanne Janiszewski

Mrs Angela Young

Ms Dawn Kolotas

School Learning Support Officers

Ms Samantha Burgess

Mrs Amanda Maglis

Ms Kellye Toohey

Mr Ben Wittek

School Administration Staff

Ms Janneke Bird (School Administration Manager)

Ms Alicia Crossley (School Administration Officer)

Ms Columbine Bloodworth (School Administration Officer)

General Assistant

John O'Callaghan

Crossing Supervisor

Ms Brenda Kent