Vaucluse Public School

Learning and growing together

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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.

Staff 2022


Nicole Tainsh 


Assistant Principals

Philippa Allen - The Learning Hub

Tammy Schwartz (Relieving) - Stage 3 

Riza Lagado (Relieving) - Stage 2 

Karla Aspden - Early Stage 1 & Stage 1 



Karla Aspden - KA 

Mitchell Hamilton - KH 

Melissa Buchanan - KB 

Riza Lagado - 1/2L 

Tristan McDonald - 1/2M 

Marc Czerwinski - 1/2C 

Robert Jackson - 3J 

Lily Baker - 3/4B 

Hannah Giles - 4G 

Tammy Schwartz - 5/6S 

Michael Ensor - 5/6E 

Stephanie Garofalo (Relieving) - 5/6H 

Clare Davidson - K-6D

Karen Whiteman - K-6W

Julianne Lord (Relieving) - K-6K

Ella Vial - STEAM 

Laura Caesar - Librarian 

Gail Murray - ESL 

Miriam Marks - Hebrew 


Support Staff 

Learning & Support Teachers: 

Margaret Nay 

Wendy Lonergan 

Miriam Weiss 

Leigh Coleman 

Prue Moloney 

School Learning & Support Officers: 

Sue Barber 

Wenyan Zhang 

Collette Samerski 

Vesna Djurovska-Drakulic

Rosie Jones 

Cleopatra Tucker 

Daniel Whitehead



School Administrative Manager: 

Maria Pamela Larranaga Alcantara 

School Administrative Officers: 

Corinne Montano 

Gabriela Fisara