Haberfield Public School

Telephone02 9798 8767


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 2021

Executive Staff


Ms Karlynne Jacobsen

Deputy Principal

Ms Gaye Porter

Assistant Principals

Mrs Betty Favotto

Ms Suzanne Curteis 

Mrs Priscilla Mussone

Mrs Katie Martin 

Class Teachers

KB - Mr Santino Emmi

KE - Miss Francesca Elliott

KF - Mrs Betty Favotto

KS - Mrs Mary Rose Scalia

KW - Mrs Olcay Ozcelik

1B - Ms Sara Buonocore

1C - Mr Scott Chambers

1D - Miss Demi St Clair

1G - Ms Louise Green

2D - Ms Alex Dwyer

2M - Ms Jillian Mitchell

2S - Ms Suzanne Curteis / Ms Laura Severino

2T - Ms Dora Tomaras

3/2B - Ms Rosemary Byrne

3A - Mrs Morris / Ms Faulkner

3P - Mrs Priscilla Mussone

3S - Ms Samara Spedding

4A - Ms Demi Arenas

4D - Mr Danny Truong

4R - Ms Rachael Zarb

5B - Mr Peter Baldwin

5E - Ms Julia Elks

5M - Ms Matilda Moore

6A - Mr Andy Irwin

6M - Mrs Katie Martin

6T - Mr John Tran

Support and Specialist Staff

English as an Additional Language or Dialect (EAL/D)

Ms Jane Cantwell

Ms Deborah Madden 

Learning and Support Teachers (LaST)

Ms Asimina Salvartsis 

Mr Leith McMurry

Ms Lana Bendt

Community Languages

Chinese - Ms Yanna Gao

Italian - Mrs Lucy Cimillo / Mrs Alfonsa Hutchinson

Creative Arts

Mr David Collins-White


Mr Michael Fraser

Ms Dora Diruberto (Administrative Officer)

School Counsellor

Mr Jeffery Reid

School Learning Support Officers (SLSO)

Ms Narelle Butler

Mrs Marie Ius

Mrs Silvana Toto

Administration Manager

Mrs Carleen Perez

Administration Officers

Mrs Karen Gilbert 

Mrs Rosa Lattari 

Ms Michelle Parlor

General Assistants

Mr Maroun Azzi 

Mr John Costa

Canteen Supervisor

Mrs Simone Akassis


Mr Maroun Azzi