Hamilton East School

Teaching Staff

Pippa Wright - Principal
Role

Principal

Qualification

B Ed, Dip Tch, Grad Cert TESOL

Gaylene Bobsien
Role

Deputy Principal

Qualification

B Ed, Dip Tch

Jude O'Neil
Role

Teacher and Kauri Team Leader

Qualification

Dip Tch, Grad Cert ESOL

Lynda McKenzie
Role

Team Leader, Totara Team

Rhonda Follows
Role

Kiwi Hub Leader, NE Teacher

Qualification

NFKU Diploma Diploma of Teaching Batchelor of Teaching Diploma in TESOL

Yoshie Akasaka
Role

NE Teacher

Qualification

achelor of Arts Graduate diploma in Teaching Post Graduate Diploma in Specialist Teaching, Early Intervention

General Information

Kowhai Team

Melanie Seeley
Role

NE Teacher

Georgia Cox-Wright
Role

NE Teacher

Qualification

BA (Psychology and Education); BSc (Hons) - Psychology; GradDipTeach (Primary)

Shelley Howse
Role

Kakapo Hub Leader, Teacher, Kowhai Team

Qualification

Dip Tch, Bachlor of Arts

Olive Jones (Dr)
Role

Teacher, Kowhai Team

Qualification

B Soc Sci, Post Grad Dip Tch, PhD

Rebecca McNaughton
Role

Teacher, Kowhai Team

Qualification

MTchgLn (Masters of Teaching and Learning)

Jenny Clout
Role

Teacher, Kowhai Team

Qualification

BA; LL.B; MTchgLn

General Information

Totara Team

Catherine (Kat) Richmond
Role

Teacher, Kauri Team

Qualification

Dip Tch, BSc

General Information

Kowhai Team

Emily Speedy
Role

Teacher, Kauri Team

General Information

Bachelor of Social Science - Education and Sociology.

Catherine Maunsell
Role

Teacher, Kauri Team

Qualification

BEd (Teaching) and BEd (Teaching Honours)

Sarah Stevenson
Role

Teacher, Kauri Team

Edie Fisher
Role

Teacher, Kauri Team

Qualification

MTchgLn (Masters of Teaching and Learning), BA French & Linguistics

Heather Halliday
Role

Teacher, Totara Team

Qualification

BSc, MTchgLn

Ivy Yu
Role

Teacher, Totara Team

Qualification

Bachelor of Science in Education Major in Social Studies (BSEd), Certificate in Early Childhood Education, Graduate Diploma in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages(Grad. Dip. TESOL), Masters of Teaching and Learning (MtchgLn)

General Information

Totara Team

Robyn Pene
Role

Teacher, Totara Team

Qualification

B Tch

Arna-turua Tao
Role

Teacher, Totara Team

Angela Dent
Role

Teacher, Totara Team

Qualification

BA (psychology and sociology), Grad dip child mental health,Grad dip teaching

General Information

Totara Team

Sarah Rasmussen
Role

Teacher, Totara Team

Qualification

Bachelor of Teaching

Rachael Tyler
Role

Teacher

Qualification

Bachelor of Social Sciences (Psychology, English & Education); Graduate Diploma Teaching (Primary)

General Information

Totara Team

Cathy Baine
Qualification

Dip Tch

General Information

Library, Reading Recovery

Monika Kumra
Role

Teacher

Qualification

Bachelor of Commerce, Diploma of Teaching