Epping Heights Public School

Success for All

Telephone02 9876 2791


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.


Ms Megan Bridekirk

Deputy Principal

Mrs Melissa Cairn

Assistant Principal (Curriculum & Instruction)

Mrs Clare Ienna


KZ: Mrs Kate Zucconi Assistant Principal Early Stage 1

KS: Miss Daisy Sullivan

Year 1

KG: Ms Rosemary Godwin

1HF: Ms Candyce Harding (Mon-Wed) & Mrs Kirralie Fogarty (Thurs & Fri)

1M: Ms Phillippa Moran Assistant Principal Stage 1

Year 2 

2S: Miss Joanne Smith

2C: Ms Karin Chadwick

2/3L: Miss Julie Lau

Year 3 

2/3L: Miss Julie Lau

3N: Miss Shikha Nanda

3G: Ms Heather Gerard Assistant Principal Stage 2

Year 4

4R: Mrs Holly Pham

4S: Mrs Tracy Sammut

Year 5

5A: Mrs Elizabeth Armstrong

5PS: Mrs Gina Porreca (Mon - Tues) & Mrs Sarah Skennerton (Wed - Fri)

5/6M: Mr Mitchell Squires

Year 6

5/6M: Mr Mitchell Squires

6B: Mrs Belinda Porter (Mon - Tues) & Ms Sarah Burke (Wed-Fri)

6D: Mr Domonic Buckman Assistant Principal Stage 3


Office support and specialist programs


Mr Cameron Ivey (Tuesday only)

General assistant

Peter Frankish

School administrative officers

Mrs Karen Swancott (Mon - Thurs)

Miss Melissa Walford

Ms Sue McAlister (Thurs)

School administration manager (SAM)

Mrs Anna Carter


Mrs Melissa Waldron-Lamotte (Mon & Tues)

Mrs Lauren Evans (Wed - Fri)

Release from face to face (RFF) teaching

Miss Melani Gravis

Mrs Melissa Elliott (Mon & Tues)

Mrs Ellen Hepworth (Mon - Wed)

Miss Risha Balakrishnan

Mrs Gina Porreca (Wed)

Student learning support officers (SLSOs)

Mrs Rosanna Lopes (Mon - Wed)

Ms Sue McAlister (Tues, Wed, Fri)

Ms Karen Taverniti (Mon - Wed)

Miss Alex Cairn (Wed - Fri)

Ms Kristal Crossley (Thur)

Learning and support early career teacher support (LAST)

Mrs Melanie Henderson 

English as an additional language or dialect (EAL/D)

Miss Selena Goh

Miss Sarah Moore

Mrs Shelly Kim (Tues, Thurs & Fri)

Mrs Laura Gomez (Mon - Fri)