Rylstone Public School

Where everyone achieves success!

Telephone02 6379 1404


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.

Current staff

Ms Jodee Burcher is our Principal

Ms Burcher has been teaching since 1989. She is passionate about public education and strives for our school to be current and innovative. She has 2 dogs and 2 cats. She lives locally and loves reading about zombies!

She is a teaching principal and is currently teaching students in Years 1 and 2.

School administrative staff

Ms Grant - School Administrative Manager

Ms Grant is our technology guru and office expert. She can fix anything to do with computers and looks after all the teachers. She is an expert in band aids and ice packs. She has 3 grown up children and is a fabulous photographer. She also cooks AMAZING cakes! Mmmmmmm......cake.....

Mrs Bush - School Administration Officer

Mrs Bush works in the office with Mrs Grant and is a super-duper organiser who is very good at throwing out stuff we no longer need. She has 3 grown up children and 5 grandchildren and lives in a beautiful stone house in the bush and loves to bushwalk. She has a very apt name!



Ms Burns - Classroom Teacher

Ms Burns is our new recruit. She began at our school fresh out of Uni in 2016. She is a local girl and can shear a sheep, ride a horse and wanted to be an Olympic runner! She loves sport (watch out Mrs D!) and the students love her. She is young and enthusiastic and is crazy about mentos lollies!

Mrs Mulvaney - Classroom Teacher

Mrs Mulvaney is quite new to our school and the area. She spent most of her life on the Central Coast but is enjoying the change. She loves teaching Maths and making people really understand because it wasn’t easy for her! When she’s not busy, she spends time in her garden, eat lots of snacks, does creative things and goes out adventuring.


School Learning Support Officers

Mrs Morris

Mrs Morris works with students on the QuickSmart program. She must like Maths because she is teaching students how to further develop their mathematical skills. She has 2 children at our school and her favourite dessert is Tiramisu.

Mrs McCouat

Mrs McCouat helps in the Kinder room.

General Assistant

Mr Slapp

Mr Slapp or 'Slappy' as he is affectionately known as is our Mr Fixit. There is nothing he can't do or fix. He has a solution to everything we ask of him and he loves to cycle when he's not fixing.



Janice keeps our school sparkly clean. She fusses over the windows and keeping our floors polished. She drives a super fast car and lives in the next town.