Coniston Public School

Telephone02 4229 1117

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 2024


  • Mrs Rhonda Morton

Class Teachers

  • Mrs Branka Piljevic: Banksia 2 (Year 6)
  • Miss Madison Aroney: Banksia 3 (Year 5)
  • Mr Trent Whittaker (Assistant Principal 3-6 and Technology Coordinator; M, T, Th, F) and Mrs Suzanne Hargreaves (W): Acacia 1 (Year 4)
  • Mrs Belinda Jacobs: Acacia 2 (Year 3)
  • Miss Tegan O'Brien: Darwinia 2 (Year 2)
  • Mrs Kate Rodgers (M - Th) and Mrs Suzanne Hargreaves (F): Darwinia 1 (Year 1)
  • Mrs Katie Polyblank: Eucalypt 1 (Kindergarten)

Support Personnel

  • Mrs Nicole Flynn: Assistant Principal K-2, Assitant Principal Wellbeing and Learning Support Team coordinator
  • Mrs Nadine Risi: Assistant Principal, Curriculum and Instruction
  • Ms Kym Daly: Learning Support Teacher
  • Mrs Linda Smith: Librarian and RFF Teacher (Th, F)
  • Mrs Glenda Hill: RFF Teacher (Th, F)
  • Mrs Suzanne Hargreaves: Additional programs (T)
  • Mrs Kate Watt: Strategic Student Support, Teacher release for curriculum purposes (M, Th)
  • Mrs Deb Dixon: New Arrivals Program for specific students (M, Th)
  • Mrs Wendy Marczan: School Administration Manager
  • Mrs Carolina Jara-Vidal: School Administration Officer
  • Mrs Lena Petkovski: School learning support officer (SLSO)
  • Mr Tony Green and Mr Brian Hiscocks: General assistants (W)
  • Mrs Paula Johnson: Counsellor (referral only)
  • Mrs Susan Allen: Assistant Principal Learning and Support (rlg) - Wollongong Network of Schools resource

Cedar - support unit for students with emotional disturbance

  • Ms Jodi Thompson: Assistant Principal
  • Miss Suzy O'Keefe: Cedar 2
  • Mr Scott Formica: Cedar 3
  • Ms Janelle Walker: Release from Face to Face (W)
  • Mrs Tammy Reh: SLSO
  • Mrs Kate Brown: SLSO (M, T, Th, F)
  • Ms Kim Duffy: SLSO
  • Mrs Kathy Arnold: SLSO (W)