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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 

Mrs Jo Copping (Rel.)

Teaching Staff


Mrs Kylie Mitchell

Mrs Kristy Middleton

Miss Ellen Hahn 

Years  1 and 2

Ms Sasha Hayward

Ms Stephanie Carey

Ms Samantha Murray

Miss Natalie Robinson

Mr Damien Fitzgerald

Years 3 and 4

Mrs Jo Copping

Ms Anita Keating

Ms Emma Taksa 

Years 5 and 6

Ms Danni Corliss

Mr Ben Dodds  4/5

Miss Greta Sun

Specialist Teachers

Ms Melissa Sarina (Library)

Mr Duncan Trent (Physical Education)

Mrs Rebecca Boyle (Technology)


School Counsellor

Ms Chrissie Burke

Preschool Teachers

Ms Sarah Craig (Wed-Fri)

Ms Rebecca Boyle 

Ms Candice McKay (Mon-Wed)

Preschool SLSOs

Mrs Suzanne Janiszewski

Mrs Angela Young

Ms Dawn Kolotas


Integration SLSOs

Mrs Amanda Maglis

Ms Kellye Toohey

School Administration Staff

Ms Melanie Wales (School Administration Manager)

Ms Alicia Crossley (School Admin Officer)

General Assistant

John O'Callaghan

Crossing Supervisor

Ms Brenda Kent


The School Canteen