Our Staff



Stanley Wang 王宇生

Bachelor of Arts (Linguistics & Japanese)

Bachelor of Commerce (Economics)

Master of Teaching (Secondary)

Master of Social Sciences (Nonprofit Management)


Bilingual School Network Exec Member

Melbourne Graduate School of Education - External Advisory Board Member


2022 Classes:

Year 5/6 Literacy / Mathematics Extension

Amanda Norton-Smith

Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood)

Master of Education


Part-Time: M, Tu, W, Th

Learning Specialist


2022 Classes:

Year 3 English

Year 3 Mathematics / Integrated Studies


2022 Roles:

Schoolwide Teaching & Learning

Year 3 Home Room Teacher

Curriculum Leader - Mathematics

Intervention Leader - Numeracy

Curriculum Leader - Wellbeing

School Council Member

Primary Mathematics and Science Specialist (PMSS) Representative


Elizabeth Sarroff

Bachelor of Visual Arts

Graduate Diploma in Teaching


Part-Time: M, Tu, W, (Th)

Leading Teacher


2022 Classes:

F-6 Visual Arts


2022 Roles:

Curriculum Leader - Integrated Studies

Schoolwide Administration

Sustainability Coordinator



English Teachers


Daniel Clynes

Diploma of Education (Primary Teaching)

Graduate Diploma in Science Education


2022 Classes:

Year 4 English

Year 4 Mathematics / Integrated Studies

Year 4 Wellbeing

F-6 Science


2022 Roles:

Year 4 Home Room Teacher

Intervention Specialist - English Literacy

Camp Coordinator

OH&S and Emergency Management

School Council Secretary

Library Coordinator


Cheryl de Jesus

Bachelor of Science (Early Childhood Education)

Master of Teaching (Early Childhood and Primary)

2022 Classes:

Foundation English

Foundation Mathematics / Integrated Studies


2022 Roles:

Foundation A Home Room Teacher

ICT Ambassador

Travis Demarte

Bachelor of Arts

Bachelor of Education (Postgraduate) (Primary)

Certificate in Literacy Leadership

2022 Classes:

Year 1 English

Year 1 Mathematics / Integrated Studies

Year 2 English

Year 2 Mathematics / Integrated Studies


2022 Roles:

Year 2 Home Room Teacher

Curriculum Leader - English

Intervention Specialist - English Literacy

Foundation Transition Coordinator

Peer Mediation Coordinator


Hang Tran

Bachelor of Education (Primary)

2022 Classes:

Year 5 English

Year 5 Mathematics / Integrated Studies

Year 6 English

Year 6 Mathematics / Integrated Studies

Year 6 Wellbeing


2022 Roles:

Secondary Transition Coordinator

Peer Mediation Coordinator



Chinese Teachers


Hao Chen 陈昊
Bachelor of Teaching

Master of Education (TESOL)


2022 Classes:

Year 4 Chinese

Year 4 Integrated Studies / Mathematics

F-6 Physical Education

Years 3-6 Digital Technologies

Year 5 Wellbeing


2022 Roles:

Media Officer

PE & Sports Coordinator


Ann Chew 周恩恩

Bachelor of Secondary Teaching

2022 Classes:

Year 1 Chinese

Year 1 Integrated Studies / Mathematics

Year 1 Wellbeing

Year 2 Chinese

Year 2 Integrated Studies / Mathematics


2022 Roles:

Year 1 Home Room Teacher

IT Coordinator

Library Coordinator


My Hoa Lam 林美华

Diploma of Teaching

Bachelor of Education

Master of Education

2022 Classes:

Foundation Chinese

Foundation Integrated Studies / Mathematics

Foundation B Wellbeing


2022 Roles:

Foundation B Home Room Teacher

Cultural Program Coordinator



Yooky Li 李路加

Bachelor of Arts (Spanish and Latin American Studies)

Master of Teaching (Primary)

2022 Classes:

Year 5 Chinese

Year 5 Integrated Studies / Mathematics

Year 6 Chinese

Year 6 Integrated Studies / Mathematics


2022 Roles:

Year 5 Home Room Teacher

Staff Room Coordinator



Lingling Nie 聂玲玲

Bachelor of Arts (Psychology)

Master of Education


(Note: on maternity leave for 2022)

2022 Classes:



2022 Roles:


Jasmine Xiao 肖祯琪

Bachelor of Education (Honours) in Secondary Education

Bachelor of Music

2022 Classes:

Year 3 Chinese

Year 3 Integrated Studies / Mathematics

F-6 Performing Arts

Foundation A Wellbeing


2022 Roles:

Library Coordinator


Fangni Zhou 周方妮

Bachelor of Commerce

Master of Teaching


Part-Time: W, Th, F

2022 Classes:

F-2 Library

Year 2 Wellbeing


2022 Roles:

Curriculum Leader - Chinese

Intervention Leader - Chinese Literacy

Intervention Specialist - Numeracy

Student Leadership Coordinator

International Engagement Coordinator


Education Support Team


Marianna Karagkounis | Business Manager


Marianna is our newly appointed Business Manager. She holds a Bachelor degree in Primary Teaching, with specialisations in TESOL and LOTE. Marianna loves being a helping hand to fellow school staff, the parent community and to the students, by always being efficient and amiable.

Caroline Wilkins | Student Wellbeing Coordinator

Part-Time: M, Tu, W

Caroline is our Student Wellbeing Officer. She holds a tertiary qualification in Social Work. She has worked at Abbotsford Primary School since 2004, with extensive knowledge and experience in child welfare and psychology. Caroline previously also handled the role of Business Manager from 2017-2021 and is an outstanding contributor to our school. In 2022, Caroline will focus solely on establishing our new Student Wellbeing Centre, while serving as the First Aid Coordinator and Alumni Engagement Officer in 2022.

Owen Knight | Integration Aide

Part-Time: W, Th


Sercan works as our Integration Aide, focusing on supporting students in need of extra care. Sercan completed his Diploma of Justice and began his career working at the DHHS with youth at risk since 2017. Sercan has always wanted to help others since he was a young child, and has developed a range of expertise in supporting children with different types of needs in their learning.


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