Staff

PRINCIPAL

Kevin Carter
M.A.(Hons), Dip.Tchg

the.principal@rongotai.school.nz

DEPUTY PRINCIPAL

Blair Simpson
B.A., Dip Tchg, Cert TESOL

blair.simpson@rongotai.school.nz

DEPUTY PRINCIPAL

Shaun Tavernor
B.Sc.(Hons); P.G.C.E.

shaun.tavernor@rongotai.school.nz

Deans

Year 9 – Nick O'Halloran
Year 10 – Esmee McAuley (HOD Art)
Year 11 – Justin Gray
Year 12 – Kit Norman
Year 13 - Phil Sparks (HOD Commerce)
International Students - Virginia Wilson
Guidance Counsellor - Paul Cutler

Head of Department

Blair Caughley (Science)
Carl Condliffe (Health & PE)
Greg Crayford (Music)
Joanne Gapes (English & Languages)
Mark Greig (Hard Materials Technology)
Maureen Kerr (Learning Support)
Esmee McAuley (Art)
Louise Richards (Social Sciences)
Phil Sparks (Commerce)
Virginia Wilson (Vocational Studies)
Vernon Tile (Mathematics)

Teaching Staff

Paul Akula
Adrian Armstrong
Monty Asare
Bill Baird
Dinesh Bhindi (Asst HOD Science)
Anne Brailsford
Ezra Burt
Jordan Carey (Asst HOD Health & PE)
Ash Collier (Asst HOD Social Sciences)
Scott Dennison
Rowan Donaldson
Matt Eagle
Lotofoa Fiu
Evan Hoskin
Ben Koloto
Varani Komaisavai
Pemerika Leiataua
Gary McAlpine (Asst HOD Maths)
Sonya McAteer
Anusha Naran
Tim Noble
Sue Osborne (TIC Tamatoa)
Dalila Quiroz
Elizabeth Riddle
Elizabeth Rothwell
Kate Southall
Jack Stewart
Ami Tasker
Kate Trafford
Nick Tully
Chris Tupu
Jason Va’a
Bevan Wisnewski (Asst HOD Health & PE)

Teachers Aides

Luke Davidson, Jane Daysh, Callum Fowke, Junior Leota, Sho Nonomura, Niven Patel, Maria Sabo, Dillon Shearer, DJ Taoipu, Reuben Va'a

Music Tutors

Kali Barton, Pieter Bos, Mike Jensen, Paul Mouncey, Barbara Paterson, Daryl Prowse

Support Services

Bella Cook (Finance & Administration Manager)
Nigel Dixon (Director of Sport)
Kat Grooby (Gateway Co-ordinator)
Charlotte Hassed (Accounts Administrator)
Evadyne Hastings (Receptionist, Attendance Administrator)
Debra Honeyman (Principal’s PA)
Nathan Osborne (Caretaker)
Sarah Sowman (Careers Administrator)
Robbie Wathne (Librarian)
Eamonn Wilkie (Groundsman)
Emma Wilkinson (Office Administrator)