Newcastle East Public School

Australia's oldest school - since 1816

Telephone02 4929 2911

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.

There are ten classes at our school, and general school administration is carried out by the Principal and the three Assistant Principals.

Our current staff list


Mick McCann 

Assistant Principals             

Linda Thomas

Megan Thompson

Todd Daniels

Natalie Varagnolo


Rachel Haynes

Sarah Kerr

Kim Hadfield

Helen Powell

Lucy Partridge

Amanda Munro

Melanie Hicks

STEM Relief from face to face

Daniel Ringis 


Yasmin McNamee

Vision Support                      


School Counsellor                

Di Magnanelli        

School Librarian                   

Zeita Mason

Adminsistration Manager     

Claire Fitzgerald

Administration Officer           

Lisa Bartel

Anne Spradley

General Assistant                 

Brett Taylor


Susan Travis