Port Hacking High School

To strive is to achieve

Telephone02 9524 8816


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.

Executive team

Principal Rick Turansky
Deputy Principal Trevor Price
Deputy Principal Joanne Collis
Head Teacher Administration (Relieving) Rochelle Thompson
Head Teacher Administration (Relieving) Natalie Blacker
Head Teacher English (Relieving) Sue Abson
Head Teacher Mathematics Michael Lucas
Head Teacher Science (Relieving) Kieren Brown
Head Teacher HSIE (Relieving) Joshua Wells
Head Teacher TAS Home Economics  Alexandra Langley
Head Teacher TAS Industrial Arts Dan Allouche
Head Teacher PDHPE Sandra Turner
Head Teacher Creative and Performing Arts (Relieving) Tanya Brown
Head Teacher Special Education Abigail Gassman
Head Teacher Teaching and Learning Nathan Dwyer
Head Teacher Wellbeing Hipp Papangelis
Head Teacher Learning Support Kylie Watkins

Wellbeing team

Head Teacher Wellbeing Hipp Papangelis
Year 12 Advisers Sandra Grekas & Kisane Irwin
Year 11 Advisers Maj Sibai & Kelsey Collins
Year 10 Advisers Brad Lloyd & Andy Jones
Year 9 Advisers Samara Jorgensen & Jessica McKenzie-Hicks
Year 8 Advisers Ben Townsend & Rose Shapiro
Year 7 Advisers Ruby Calder-Little & Jade Unicomb
School Counsellors Alison Chappelow & Isabel Pardo-Clapham
Senior Psychologist Michelle Handosa


Careers Adviser Julie Savage
Librarian Lisa Santos
Learning and Support Teachers Kylie Watkins & Bianca Skinner
Indigenous Students Trevor Price/Kylie Watkins
International Students Louise Moorhouse
Sport Joshua Tyndall
Attendance Natalia Blacker
Debating  Rose Shapiro
Student Representative Council Rochelle Thompson
VOICE Social Justice Team Maj Sibai
Duke of Edinburgh's Award Sandra Grekas
Check-In Program (Teacher Mentors) Hipp Papangelis & Bianca Skinner
Rock and Water Program Hipp Papangelis
Social Media Abigail Gassman