Meet Our Staff

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Senior Leadership Team

Mr Grant Jones - M.A (Hons), Dip Ed, MEdMgt (Hons)
Deputy Principals

Ms Deb Mills - ACTD, T Dip T, Dip Tchg, Dip (SS) Sec

Mr Cornelios Floratos - BA, Grad Dip Tchg

Ms Susan McDiarmid - BA, Dip Tchg

Assistant Principals

Mr Craig Milmine - BSc (Hons), BTchg

Ms Amélie Kelder - B Ed

Heads of Faculty

Arts - Ms Jo Matheson - Drama, MA, BSc, LSB (Tchg), Dip Tchg, Dip Technical Production
English - Mr Mark Mortensen - BA, BTch, Dip Journ
Health & Physical Education - Mr Chris Hueston - BPhEd, Dip Tchg 

Languages - Mr Jonathan Skinner - BPhEd, Dip Tchg
Learning Support- Ms Debbie Shakesheave-Thomas - BEng (Hons), PGCE
Mathematics - Mr Paul Widdowson - BSc, Dip Tchg

Science - Mr Geoff Miller, BSc (Hons) - Dip Tchg 

Māori - Ms Tehani Buchanan - BA. Dip Tchg
Social Sciences - Ms Karen Forsyth - BA in Professional Education
Technology - Ms Claire Humphries - BEd Design & Tech (Hons)

Guidance Team

Guidance Co-ordinator - Ms Deb Mills 

Guidance Counsellor - Ms Moira Hurst

Guidance Counsellor - Ms Sharon Greenfield

International Student Director - Ms Deb Mills

Careers & Transition - Ms Kelly Valder

Pou Manaaki -  Mr Kealyn Marshall

Gifted & Talented - Mr Ben Broadbent 


Year 9 - Ms Dorothy Leigh

Year 10 - Mr Ash Lambert

Year 11 - Ms Lucia Waiker

Year 12  - Ms Chantal Green

Year 13 - Mr Paul Anquetil

International Student Dean - Ms Sacha Waller  

Careers and Transition

Careers Adviser - Ms Kelly Valder

Gateway/Careers and Transition Administrator - Ms Lissette Burke

Co-Curricular Enquiries


Arts Co-ordinator - Tessa-Kate Carroll


Director of Sport and Active Recreation - Api Taufa

Teaching Staff

Ms Lana Andrews - Health & Physical Education, BHs, Grad Dip Tchg

Mr Paul Anquetil - Social Sciences, BCA, BA, Dip Tchg

Mr Peter Bell - Art, MA Fine Arts, Dip Tchg

Ms Nareman Bozooh – Science, BSc, Dip Tchg

Mr Benjamin Broadbent - Mathematics, BSc, Dip Tchg

Ms Jenny Brown - English, BA (Hons), PGCE

Ms Jess Brownell - Science, BA, MTchLrn (on leave)

Mr Sean Burns - Mathematics, BA

Mrs Jagriti Choudhary – Mathematics, BSc, BEd, MSc, PG DipEd

Mrs Jo Dagger - Mathematics, BSc, Dip Tchg

Mr Iain Dangerfield - Mathematics, MSc, BA, Dip Tchg

Ms Katrina de Graaff - Art, BFA , MA (3D Animation), Grad Dip Tchg

Ms Sandy Deng - English, BA, GDipEd

Mr Steve Devine - Technology, BSc, Dip Tchg, PG Certificate in Applied Practice 

Ms Aimee Furness - Science, BA, BSci, BTchg

Ms Eleanor Grant – Science, BSc, GDipSc, MTchLrn

Ms Chantal Green – Science, BSc (Hons) and PGCE

Mr Stephen Grimwood - French, BA (Hons), Dip Tchg

Ms Charlotte Guigou -  Science, BSc and Gdip Tchg

Ms Emma Hoey - LSC, BSc and GDip Tchg

Ms Stephanie Hopkirk - English, GDip Tchg

Mr Stavros Ikonomakis - ESOL/German/Englsih, BA, Grad Dip Tchg, CELTA Cert

Mr Nathan Jip - Social Sciences, BA, MTchLrn

Ms Jessica Knipping - Media/English, BA, GDipTchg, L6 Dip Computer Graphic Design, L7 Dip Digital Media (Advanced)

Mr Ashleigh Lambert - Media/English, BA, Dip Tchg

Mr Ben Lau - Music, BMuc, BA, Dip Tchg

Ms Hannah Leath - Science, BSc, MTchLrn

Ms Dorothy Leigh - BA, Grad Dip Tchg

Ms Gemma Lindsay - Social Sciences, BA (Hons), MTchLrn

Ms Meghan Long - Health and Physical Education, BPE, Dip Education

Matua Kealyn Marshall - Te Reo Māori, BA, BTchg

Ms Ruth Martin - Mathematics, BSc, Dip Tchg

Ms Jo Matheson - Drama, MA, BSc, LSB (Tchg), Dip Tchg, Dip Technical Production

Mrs Karen Matthews - English, BA (Hons), PGCE

Ms Kimaya McIntosh – Social Sciences, BA and MTchLrn

Mrs Margaret McLay - Social Sciences, BCom, Dip Tchg

Mr Richie Miller – Science, Bsc Hons, MRes, Dip Tchg

Ms Deirdre O'Connor, LSC, BA, Dip Tchg 

Ms Emma O'Leary, LSC, BA, Dip Tchg

Mr Jonathan Packard – Social Sciences, BA, Dip Tchg 

Ms Paula Sandchez Paoli - Social Sciences, BA, GradDipA, GradDipLnTchg

Mr Finn Perring - Music, BA, BMusic, Grad Dip of Teaching

Ms Gabrielle Raz-Liebman - Technology, Bachelor of Environments, Grad Dip Tchg

Matua Tyson Ratai - Te Reo Māori, BA, Grad Dip Tchg

Mr Kupe Renata - BMus, Dip Tchg(Sec)

Ms Polly Reardon - Social Sciences, BA, PGrad Dip Tchg

Mr Andrew Riddle - Science, BSc, Dip Tchg

Ms Emily Rietveld - Technology, Dip Tchg, BA 

Mr Lachlan Robertson - Social Sciences, BCom, Grad Dip Tchg

Ms Olivia Small -  Health & Physical Education, BAppSc, GDipTchg (Secondary)

Mr Kevin South - Social Sciences, BA (Hons), Dip Tchg

Mr Ryan Sumner - Technology, BSc, MSc, Dip Tchg

Mr James Taylor - Health & Physical Education, BRS, Grad Dip Tchg

Ms Kelly Valder - Careers Advisor/Gateway, BTchLre, Dip Career Development

Ms Tania Tiopira-Waaka - LSC/Deaf Education, BA, HDip Tchg Dip Ed Deaf Students

Ms Jane Uys - Science, BSc (Hons), PGCEd

Ms Petro Venter - Assistant HOF LSC, HED Snr. Primary, PGCE Educational Leadership

Ms Tracy von Hartitzsch - Technology, BSc, BCons Apl Sci, PGDip Dietetics, Dip Tchg

Ms Lucia Waiker – English, BA (Hons), MTchLrn

Ms Sacha Waller - ESOL/English, BA, Dip Tchg

Ms Olivia Wang - Art, BDes Hons, Dip Tchg

Ms Laura Williams - Social Sciences, BA, MTchLrn

Mr Tom Woodham - English & Social Sciences, BA, Grad Dip Tchg

Learning Support Centre Staff

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