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Prestons Public School

Prestons Public School

Dedicated Staff, Excellent Programs, Outstanding Education

Telephone02 9602 7435

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.

2020 Staff

Meet our teachers


  • Mrs Liz Van Der Meulen

Deputy Principals

  • Mrs Yvonne Quinlan
  • Mrs Elissa Beavis (A)

Kindergarten Teachers

  • Mrs Kirsty Naicker (Assistant Principal)
  • Mrs Quintal Boyd
  • Mrs Susan Mitchell
  • Miss Summer Wood
  • Mrs Melissa Bates
  • Miss Danielle Benson

Year 1

  • Ms Krillich (Assistant Principal)
  • Mrs Calabro
  • Mrs Smith
  • Mr Estepa
  • Miss Jabarin
  • Miss Courtney Higgins 

Year 2

  • Miss Courtney Higgins (Assistant Principal) 
  • Miss Sarah Robinson
  • Miss Lana Christenson
  • Miss Rigas
  • Mrs Quinn

Year 3

  • Mrs Melanie Thomas (Assistant Principal)
  • Miss Beth Sladek
  • Miss Lien Truong
  • Miss Amela McManus

Year 4

  • Mr Nathan Crowther (Assistant Principal)
  • Mrs Kim Tan
  • Miss Roshaan Ahmad
  • Ms Kimberly Ellul

Year 5/6

  • Mrs Mo Lloyd - Off Class Assistant Principal - Well being and Engagement 
  • Mrs Sharon Patton
  • Mr Paul Meoni
  • Miss Angelica Rialas
  • Mrs Suzie Balazs
  • Mrs Roshni Prakesh
  • Miss Tiana Kane


  • Mrs Sarah Claydon

Intervention (Learning and Support)

  • Mrs Natalie Ross (St 3)
  • Mr Darryl Montgomery (St 2)
  • Mrs Miriam Hyde (St 1)
  • Mrs Sunita Singh (EST 1)


  • Mrs Tamara Jurinic
  • Mrs Teng Kinnavong
  • Mrs Puneet Bawa


  • Mr Greg Carpenter
  • Mr Ben Lucic
  • Mrs Samantha Kellnar
  • Mrs Chantelle Welch
  • Mrs Bec Smith

Student Learning Support Officers (SLSO)

  • Mrs Valentina Najjar
  • Mrs Vanessa Lawler
  • Mrs Kylie Taylor
  • Mrs Nicole Mataeki
  • Mrs Clare Foley
  • Mrs Heidi Finnerty
  • Manal Toucan


  • Mrs Kylie Margetts (School Administration Manager)
  • Mrs Suzanne Muzyka (School Administration Officer)
  • Mrs Jill Munns (School Administration Officer)
  • Mrs Nuccia Racco (School Administration Officer)
  • Mrs Robyn Naboulsi (School Administration Officer)

Counselling Staff

  • Mr Michelle Azoum (Th F)
  • Ms Jenna Spinksn (T)

General Assistant

  • Mr Eric Currey