Teaching Staff

Elise Dobier


Elise is our teacher in Pohutukawa, this is a New Entrant class.

Kathryn Wealleans


Kathryn teaches in Matai in a Y1-2 class.

Tania McLean


Tania teaches in Rata, a  Y1-2 class.

Kerry Dick


Kerry teaches in Kowhai, a Y3-4 class.

Sophie McCormick


Sophie teaches in Harakeke, which is Y3-4.

Rob Taylor


Rob teaches in Ti Kouka, which is Y5-6.

Katherine Ratcliffe


Kat is our second teacher in Matai, which is Y1-2

Joy Chilchott

Joy is our music teacher, and is based in Nikau. Mrs Chilcott also team teaches in Kōwhai and shares the reading recovery specialist teaching role within the school.


Admin and Support Staff

Debbie Smith

Debbie Smith

Debbie is our wonderful principal.

Karen Ratten


Karen is our office manager.

Lindsay Kelly
Nancy Turner

Nancy Turner

Nancy supports us as a wonderful teacher aide.

Paul Byers

Paul ByersPaul supports our staff as a wonderful teacher aide.


Sharon Cleaver
Raewyn Elliot


Raewyn is another of our super teacher aides.

Sue Bennet

Sue BennettSue is one of our Teacher Aide team too!

John Wilson


John is one of our very important school volunteers.