Ryde East Public School

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Telephone02 9878 3681


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: Ms Katrina Verinder

Deputy Principal: Nicole Brett 


Kindergarten Teachers

Assistant Principal (KK): Mrs Katherine Wisniewski

Classroom Teacher (KK): Mrs Kristine Ironfield

Classroom Teacher (KH): Miss Ashlee Hodge

Classroom Teacher (KJ): Miss Rachael Jenkins

Relieving Assistant Principal/Classroom Teacher (KW): Miss Jasmine Winsley


Stage 1 Teachers

Relieving Assistant Principal: Miss Rachael Jenkins

Classroom Teacher (1F): Katherine Macdonald 

Classroom Teacher (1B): Mrs Tina Brown

Classroom Teacher (1J): Miss Jenny Shin

Classroom Teacher (1S): Miss Anne-Maree Salvemini

Classroom Teachers (2B): Miss Luisa Bonvini/ Mrs Baillon

Classroom Teacher (2J): Miss MacQuillan

Classroom Teacher (2K): Mrs Veronica Kalil

Classroom Teacher (2TO): Mrs Erin Turner/ Ms Monique Olgers


Stage 2 Teachers

Assistant Principal: Mrs Hwa Choi

Classroom Teacher (3H): Miss Kathryn Hoy 

Classroom Teacher (3/4L): Ms Leona Mitchell

Classroom Teacher (3PW): Miss Ceiridwen Redman

Classroom Teacher (4M): Mr Nicholas Meredith

Classroom Teachers (4A): Mrs Alison Aquilina/ Mrs Alana Kethel

Classroom Teacher (4J): Mr Paul Johnson


Stage 3 Teachers

Assistant Principal (5/6W): Mrs Debbie Wilson

Classroom Teacher (5J): Mr Paul Johnson

Classroom Teacher (5/6L): Miss Sicy Li

Classroom Teacher (5/6S): Mrs Jenny Small

Classroom Teacher (5/6B): Mr Nicholas Bailey


Specialist Teachers

Counsellor: Mrs Viv Karas

EAL/D (English as an additional language or dialect): Miss Lisa Sin

LaST (Learning and Support Team): Mrs Belinda Ramrakha

Library: Mrs Olimbia Karevski

Sport: Mr Joshua Hurkett

Music: Miss Elisabeth Freer 


School Learning Support Officers

Ms Meriann Iacullo

Mr Joshua Lazarus 


School Adminstration

Manager: Mrs Beverley Abdulla

Officer: Mrs Irene Carrigy

Officer: Mrs Mary Debs

Officer: Ms Sue Turner

General Assistant: Mr Greg Smart