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Penrith Selective High School

Penrith Selective High School

Altiora Peto - Striving for the highest

Telephone02 4721 0529

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 Jaclyn Cush (relieving)

Mr Mark Long (on secondment)



Ms Doris Lee - Years 7 & 10 

Mr Anthony Vassallo - Years 8 & 11 (relieving)

Ms Trang Lam - Years 9 & 12 (relieving)



Mrs Maria Ryan



Head Teacher English: Mr Steve Lidster

Head Teacher Mathematics: Mrs Sue Briggs

Head Teacher Science: Mrs Louise Holloway (relieving)

Head Teacher Social Sciences: Ms Bronwyn Kelly

Head Teacher History: Mr Clark Stone

Head Teacher Technology and Applied Studies: Mr Gary McGovern

Head Teacher Creative and Performing Arts: Mr Jack Rolls (relieving) 

Head Teacher PDHPE: Mr Justin Garland (relieving)

Head Teacher Educational Achievement: Ms Dimity Scardanas

Head Teacher Co-curricular Programs/LOTE: Ms Antoinette Pipio



Year 7 Adviser: Ms Annabel Goodman

Year 8 Adviser: Mr Tim Bates

Year 9 Adviser: Ms Zubaida Alrubai

Year 10 Adviser: Mr Darwin Dos Santos

Year 11 Adviser: Mr David Huynh

Year 12 Year Adviser: Mrs Carol Wallace

Stage 4 Academic Adviser: Mrs Susie Grice

Stage 5 Academic Adviser: Mrs Mary Xiberras

Stage 6 Academic Advisers: Mrs Stephanie Micallef & Mrs Tegan Richardson

Learning Support Coordinator: Mrs Julie Letters

Counsellors/ Psychologists: Mr Brett Sanders and Ms Ruflyne Tzanis

Student Support Officer: Ms Tiarne Verbeek

Advocates for Female Students: Ms Konny Kwiet & Ms Janelle Michels

Teacher Librarian/Distance Education Co-ordinator: Mrs Lisa Roberts

Sports Co-ordinator: Mr Justin Garland