Dapto High School

Inspire. Explore. Create.

Telephone02 4261 1416

Emaildapto-h.school@det.nsw.edu.au

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

Deputy Principals

The three deputy principals are: Darcy Moore and Daniel Inness.

  • Mr Darcy Moore – Darcy.Moore@det.nsw.edu.au
    Manages Years 7, 9 and 11 in 2019
  • Mr Daniel Inness – Daniel.Inness@det.nsw.edu.au.
    Manages Years 8, 10 and 12 in 2019
  • Mr Shane Wood – Shane.w.wood@det.nsw.edu.au.
    Manages Wollemi

 

Teachers

Careers

  • Mrs Anne-Marie Yatras 
  • Mr Peter Johnson - Senior Student Mentor

Creative arts

  • Mrs Karen Heffernan - Head Teacher
  • Mrs Maria Capilli  - Languages/Year 10 Advisor/Distance Ed.
  • Mrs Sandra Jelinic  - Visual Arts
  • Mrs Caitlyn McIntosh - Visual Arts
  • Mr Brady Scott - Music 
  • Mrs Smith Angela - Music 
  • Mr Wood Shane -  Music 
  • Mr Thomas Smith - Music

English/ Drama

  • Mrs Shaw Jenni - Relieving Head Teacher
  • Mrs McGregor Merrideth Head - Teaching and Learning
  • Mrs Mitchell Tina
  • Mr Rhodes Mat - Peer Support/Public Speaking/Year 8 Advisor
  • Ms Apps Melanie - Creative Writing Club/Year 8 Advisor
  • Ms Richmond Elizabeth - Drama/Federation Rep.
  • Ms Turk Louise 
  • Mrs Colquhoun Kelly
  • Ms Simpson Alison 

Technology and Applied Science (TAS)

  • Ms Steele Melanie  (Head Teacher)
  • Mr Pfeffer Michael - Year 11 Advisor
  • Mrs Tanya Rogers  - SRC Collaborator
  • Mrs Leighton Krisharna  
  • Mr Capilli Robert 
  • Mr Kirk Michael
  • Mr Mitchell Rod 
  • Mr Petreski Robert 
  • Mr Walker Andrew - Network Manager

Mathematics

  • Mr Duffy Alan (Head Teacher)
  • Ms Boyd Amy 
  • Mr Napier Ian 
  • Mrs Tuck Sandra
  • Mr Tilden John - eCubed Co-ordinator/Year 7 Year Advisor
  • Ms Rodgers Samantha - Year 7 Year Advisor
  • Ms Lake Meghan
  • Ms Hopkins Alison
  • Ms Vandermerwe Vaness

Library

  • Ms Hannah Gleeson

School Administration and Support Staff (SASS)

  • Ms Anderson Tracey -Relieving Business Manager
  • Mrs Hutchinson Alicia - Relieving  SAM
  • Ms Tasesvka Mel - Office
  • Mrs Harrison Aleisha - Office
  • Mrs Young Kristie - Office
  • Mrs Anne Martin - Enrolment Officer
  • Mrs Trudgett Amanda - Office
  • Mrs Roach Nikki - Office/Hospitality/Science
  • Ms Ryan Gill - Hospitality
  • Ms Vohradsky Karyn - Science
  • Ms Mowbray Colleen - Science
  • Ms McDonald Michelle - Library
  • Mr Toole Adam - Technology Support Officer
  • Mr Rosewarn Eric - GA
  • Mr Malanga Joe - Farm Assistant

Personal Development, Health and Physical Education (PDHPE)

  • Mrs Gadd Meagan- Head Teacher
  • Ms Reeves Anna-Lisa - Relieving Head Teacher
  • Mr Horsley Andrew - Sports C'tee, Year 7 & 8 Sport, Boys' Mentor
  • Mr Creighton Paul - Fitness Club 
  • Mrs Giorgio Natasha 
  • Mr Neal Rob - Sports Organiser
  • Ms Chamber Kristy
  • Mr Ryan Trevor

Human society and its environment (HSIE)

  • Mrs Jones Jill - Relieving Head Teacher
  • Mr Bateman Dave - Green Group Co-Ordinator
  • Mr Moore Adam - Homework Club
  • Ms Naydovska Christina 
  • Ms Donnelly Megan
  • Ms Lynch Melissa - L@sso
  • Mr Pesgrave Alex - Homework Club
  • Ms Felgate Lisa - Supervisor of Girls
  • Mrs Wilkinson Jennifer - Indigenous Affairs Officer

Science

  • Ms Horsley Sandra - Head Teacher
  • Mrs Gibbs Michelle - Fitness Club
  • Mr Massarella Tom Head - Teacher Admin - EAU
  • MS Mathein Kelly - ARCO
  • Mr Trist Joel - Year 8 Year Advisor
  • Mr Brown Shane - Farm Manager
  • Ms Swan Jane - Agriculture
  • Mr Vincent Ross 
  • Ms Apanasenko, Natalia

School Counsellors

  • Ms Davies Katrina – Years 8, 10 & 12
  • Ms Green Jen - Years 7, 9 & 11

You can drop in to make an appointment before school, at recess, at lunch or you can complete a self referral form at the counsellors office and place in the locked box provided.

Senior psychologist education

  • Ms Carla Dale 
  • Ms Robyn Zelvis 

Wollemi (Autism Unit)

  • Mr Foster, Allan (Head Teacher)
  • Mr Ainsworth Sean
  • Ms Long Melinda
  • Ms Neaves Judy (SLSO)
  • Mr Backhouse Martin (SLSO)
  • Ms Paring Tracey (SLSO)

Student Wellbeing/ Learning Support

  • Ms Kyle Fiona (Head Teacher)
  • Mr Sherack Colin (Student Learning Support Officer) 
  • Ms Menanteau Amanda
  • Ms Cosgrove Michelle (SLSO)

Flexible learning centre

  • Ms Jessup Heidi - Learning Support/Chaplain
  • Mr David Lachlan - Scripture

Canteen

  • Mrs McCauley Tanya
  • Ms Carman