Inner Sydney High School


Telephone(02) 9578 2020

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.

Our team

Leadership Team

Robyn Matthews - Principal 

Chris Kazanis - Deputy Principal 

Renee Lane - Deputy Principal

Sonia Davies - Deputy Principal Wellbeing

Karen Witherdin - Head Teacher Teaching and Learning

Jodie Kelso - Head Teacher Teaching and Learning

Sam Peris - Head Teacher Administration 

Nigel Kuan - Head Teacher Science 

Philip Branson - Acting Head Teacher English & Human Society and its Environment (HSIE)

Ashvin Ashok - Head Teacher Mathematics

Phillip Walker - Head Teacher Technological & Applied Studies (TAS)

Stephanie Davies - Acting Head Teacher Creative and Performing Arts (CAPA) & Languages other than English (LOTE)

Classroom Teachers

Trevor Adams - Careers Advisor
Adam Barrington
Neville Benazic
Linda Beretin
Kate Bond
Laura Bowman
Zoe Brown
Jess Chang
William Court
Sonya Donohue
Michael Elliot
Chris Elliott
Eva Fraser
Genia Furlong
Rachelle Harte
Moe Rosa Hashimoto
Emma Holly
Monique Khoshaba
Tony Jiang
Michael Kenny
Sujatha Kondadatha
Rosette Lee
Allison Lemar
Jeremy Lloyd
Karen Luo
Edie McCrystal
Nathan McLean
Elizabeth Neves
Jade O'Brien
Geoffrey Parry-Ewing
Christopher Paul
Evie Podlich
Dimi Poulos
Liz Roche
Caitlin Rudd
Maria Ryan
Julianne Scott
Lori Springer
Kate Tjia
Mimi Tong
Gabrielle Tremblay
Dominic Walker
Joseph Wallace
Cindy Xia
Daniel Zinni

School Administrative Support Staff (SASS)

Anne Diamond - General Assistant
Christine Earnshaw - School Learning Support Officer
Janeece Fiala - School Administrative Manager
Zenith Gao - School Administrative Officer Library
Holly Henry - School Administrative Officer
Novia Marshall - School Administrative Officer 
Vicki Peck - School Administrative Officer
Maddison Rath - School Learning Support Officer
Luz Renigifo Aird - School Learning Support Officer
Fiona Ryan - School Learning Support Officer
Darrelle Twyman - School Administrative Officer
Alex Voudouris - School Administrative Officer
Jimmy Widjaja - Technical Support Officer
Duncan Wood - School Administrative Officer Science
Sascha Wykes - School Learning Support Officer


Susannah Hayden

Student Support Officer

Teresa Dang