Principal and School Leadership Team

Anne Hastings, B. Sc., Dip. Ed., M. Ed., Dip. Ed. Studs. [UNSW]


Ms Hastings commenced as Principal of Emanuel School at the beginning of 2010. Previously she was Deputy Principal Learning and Teaching K-12 at Kambala, Rose Bay. Ms Hastings has a proven track record as an outstanding Australian educator, having focused on improving learning and teaching at both primary and secondary levels throughout her extensive career.


An expert in curriculum design and management, she has a wealth of experience from a number of leading schools – co-educational and single sex, public and private – and also had a period as Curriculum Officer and Inspector for the NSW Board of Studies. A respected leader in her field of Mathematics before taking on her Kambala role, she was Head of the Mathematics Department at SCEGGS Darlinghurst and has held a number of positions promoting Mathematics learning in Australia.


Ms Hastings is passionate about learning. “Life is a journey in which we are constantly learning – individually, collaboratively and as an important part of our global community. I am committed to working towards effective learning across the domains of Mind, Spirit, Being for each student. Emanuel aims to open the mind, awaken the spirit and engage the whole being.”


The School Leadership Team:

Principal Anne Hastings
Deputy Principal Margaret Lowe
Head of Jewish Life Rabbi Daniel Siegel
Director of Studies 7-12 Adam Majsay
Head of Primary Natanya Milner
Deputy Head of Primary Emma Clemens
Head of Jewish Life, Primary Adam Carpenter
Director of Studies K-6 Helen Maynard
Director of e-Learning Garry Case
Director of Kornmehl Centre Emanuel Pre-school  Terry Aizen
Business Manager Jillian McCormick


From All My Teachers I Grew Wise

Midrash Tehillim 119:99
מכל מלמדי השכלתי - Mikol Melamdai Hiskalti

Welcome from the Principal