Ryde Public School

Life long learning

Telephone02 9809 3181


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.

Principal - Mr Thanh Ta

Relieving Deputy - Mrs Julie Warda

Assistant Principal/RFF/Stage 1 - Mrs Ann Arnott

Stage 3 Leader/Relieving Assistant Principal - Mrs Ellen Payne

Stage 2 Leader/ Assistant Principal - Mrs Jacinta Vale

Early Stage 1 Leader/ Relieving Assistant Principal - Mrs Louise Howlett

Early Stage 1 Teachers

  • Mrs Sally Spencer
  • Miss Bonnie Richards
  • Ms Tiffany Lobo

Stage 1, Yr 1 Teachers

  • Mrs Monika Dolan
  • Miss Melanie Wilkinson
  • Miss Christine Lucas
  • Ms Amanda Dunger

Stage 1, Yr 2 Teachers

  • Mrs Shirley Chin
  • Mrs Danae Anderson
  • Miss Lauren Piras

Yr 2/3 Teacher

  • Mr Steve Russo

Stage 2, Yrs 3 & 4 Teachers

  • Miss Stephanie Harb
  • Mrs Jacinta Vale 
  • Mrs Chloe Millard
  • Mr Adam Green
  • Miss Jessika Roberts

Stage 3, Yrs 5 & 6 Teachers

  • Miss Renee Salhab
  • Mrs Monica  Du
  • Mrs Ellen Payne
  • Mr Tristan Wallis
  • Mr Owen Milward
  • Mrs Lynda Gerrand
  • Mrs Meg Lee (M-T)/ Miss Sam Poynton (W-F)

Support classes/K-6 Teachers

  • Ms Emma Davis
  • Ms Sarah Denny
  • Ms Anthea Bell
  • Mrs Romain Balasuriya

English as a Second Language or Dialect (EAL/D) teachers

  • Mrs Cathy Tall
  • Mrs Toni Stoyanoff
  • Mrs Sherry Mok
  • Mrs Jo Goodchild
  • Mrs Gail Hughes 

Learning & Support Teachers (L&ST)

  • Ms Nadia Morcom
  • Mrs Rhonda Manners
  • Louise Howlett
  • Cheree B
  • Louise Winsor

Teacher Librarian

  • Mrs Jenny Pocknall

Release from Face to Face (RFF) teachers

  • Mr James Kouts (PD/H/PE)
  • Miss Rebecca Cavenagh (dance)
  • Mrs Megan Hudson (music)
  • Miss Stell Tse (music)
  • Mr Marshall Law (support classes)
  • Mrs Ann Arnott (library)

Community Language

  • Mrs Ping Liu (Mon - Thurs)
  • Ms Deborah Tam (Frii)

School Counsellor

  • Ms Katherine Kosac

School Administration Manager - Mrs Julie Stark

School Administration and Support Staff

  • Ms Nadia Turra
  • Mrs Maria Moscato
  • Mrs Belinda Sallustio
  • Mrs Donna Boyd-Osmond (ICT coordinator)
  • Mrs Amanda Paton
  • Mrs Elaine Kane
  • Mr Matt Somerville
  • Mrs Pam Garcia-Kane
  • Miss Megan O’Hara

General Assistant - Mr Tristan Tall