Pacific Palms Public School

Quality learning in a safe and happy community.

Telephone02 6554 0249

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.


Melissa Merchant

Assistant Principals 

  • Helen Saville (K-2)
  • Katrina Punton (3-4)
  • Lisa Jego (5-6)
  • Kim Curran (APCI)

Teaching Staff

  • KM - Miss Jessie Meehan
  • K/1D - Mrs Amy Dorfling
  • 1/2R - Mrs Emily Ravell
  • 1/2S - Ms Helen Saville
  • 1/2G - Ms Amanda Godfree
  • 3/4A - Mrs Alex King
  • 3/4K - Mrs Elana Knight
  • 3/4P - Ms Katrina Punton/Mrs Kate O'Donnell (Thurs/Fri)
  • 5/6B - Mrs Linda Brislane/Ms Bec Perkins (Friday)
  • 5/6K - Mrs Stephanie Kekwick
  • 5/6J - Mrs Lisa Jego/Mr Jacob Ross

Teaching Support Staff

  • Technology/Science RFF - Mr Mike Wilson (Tues, Wed, Thurs)
  • K-2 RFF - Mrs Jess Arnold (Tues/Wed)
  • K-2 RFF - Mrs Ebony Struwe (Wed) - Term 4 Mrs Beth Marchmont (Wed)
  • Music Specialist - Ms Julia Boughton (Wed)
  • Learning and Support Team Coordinator - Mrs Lauren Perkins
  • COVID Intensive Learning Support Program - Mrs Lorna Tavener, Mrs Mel O'Neill.


Student Learning Support Officers

  • Student Wellbeing Officer - Mel Shoesmith
  • Learning Support Officers - Ms Katrina Read, Mrs Virginia Healey, Mrs Lexi Smith, Mrs Selina Brookes, Miss Bella Lawson and Mr Ben Woolley.
  • Aboriginal Education Support Officer - Ros Bailey
  • Counsellor/Ed Psychologist - Mrs Anna O'Meara (Thursday)

Administrative and Support Staff

  • School Administration Manager (SAM) - Mrs Robin Rowe
  • School Administration Officer (SAO) - Mrs Karen Dickson and Mrs Lexi Smith
  • General Assistant - Justin Hobbs
  • IT/Technology Support - Rod Dransfield
  • Big Childcare (OSHC) - Wade