Staff

Rangitoto College has the largest number of teaching staff of any school in New Zealand with over 180 teachers. The College’s teachers are highly qualified in their specialist subjects and bring a diverse range of personal interests to the school that they can enrich our students with. The College is also very fortunate to be well resourced by a large team of support staff.

Teaching Staff

Mr Alan Kerr BEd; Trained Teachers Cert
Mr Alastair Fear BSc (Hons)SpSci; PGCESecPE
Mr Alex Na MA; MBA; BA; GradDipTchg(Sec)
Mrs Alexandra Goldfinch GDTSE; MMUS; BMus (Hons)
Ms Alice Hailstone BPhEd, GradDipTchg(Sec)
Ms Alisha Tilbury MA;BA; GradDipTchg; GradDipArts; DipTravelTourism
Mr Allen O’Regan BA Sci, GradDipTchg
Miss Alysha Dennison BA; GradDip (Sec)
Miss Amelia McCallum BSc; GradDipTchg(Sec)
Miss Amrita Prakash BScHlthProtectionEnvHlth; PostGradDipTchg(Sec)
Ms Amy Berends BA
Mrs Amy Reddy BA; GradDip(Sec)
Mrs Ana Perez-Kuroki LicentiatePhys; MScPhys; PhD DevSci;GradDipTchg (Sec)
Mrs Andrea Marshall BSc; HDE
Mrs Andrea Smith B.A; B.Mus; DipTchg; GradDipTchg
Mr Andrew Bian BA; GradDipTchg (Sec)
Mr Andy Ballard BSc(Hons), GDipTchg(Sec)
Ms Anna Taylor MProStuds; BA; DipTchg
Mrs Anya Kamynina BSp(Coaching); DipTchg(Sec)
Ms Ayesha Suresh Kumar BSc; GradDipTchg(Sec)
Mr Benjamin Pollard BEngTech; GradDipTchg(Sec)
Miss Bronwyn McKeage BA; BComm
Miss Carmelita Maletino Bachelor of Arts – Double Major in English and History & Postgraduate Diploma in Secondary Teaching
Miss Carmen Rowlands BPEd
Ms Carolyn Higham BSD; GradDipTchg(Sec)
Ms Carrie Ingham BA; PostGradCertEd
Mrs Catherine Brandt M.Ed; Bphed; DiplTchg
Miss Catherine Stokes BSc; GradDipTchg (Sec)
Miss Chelsea Collard BA; GDipTchg(Sec)
Mrs Cheryl Hanley ACTD; DipSpecialist Subjects
Mr Chester Potter BES
Miss Chloe Connor BA
Ms Christine Parkinson BJournalism; Bed; BA(Hons); Med; GradDipTchg(Sec)
Mr Christopher Muzvondiwa BSc(Hons); PGCE(Sec); MTech
Miss Chun Min Li BPhEd
Ms Claire McKay BA; GradDipSec
Mr Clinton Buckley BBS at Massey University (Albany Campus)
Miss Corrie Morrissey BSc; GradDipTchg(Sec)
Miss Dannielle Savage BA(Hons)
Mr David Edmonds NZADV TC; TC
Ms Davina Dean BA; GradDipChildMentalHealth; CertESOL; GradDipTchg(Sec); MEdL
Mr Di Xiao BSC (Physics and Stats), GradDip Sec
Miss Diana Tuisalega BVA; GradDipTchg
Ms Dianne Purcell BBS(Finance), GradDipTchg(Sec)
Mr Don Hastie BSc; DipTchg
Mr Doug Udy-Bothwell BSc; DipTech; DipTchg
Mrs Dunja Gordon BA; GradDipSecTchg
Ms Elizabeth Innes BAHist(Hons); GradCertEd
Ms Elizabeth McKnight MA; DipCouns; DipTchg
Mrs Emma McDonald BInfSc; PostGradDip
Mrs Estelle Seaman Bachelor of Arts, Higher Education Diploma (PG)
Miss Esther Martinez BSc; GradDipTeach
Mrs Fay Meiklejohn MEdL (Dist); BPhEd(Dist); DipTchg
Mr Felix Olsson BA; BSC; MA; PG DipTchg(Sec)
Mrs Francesca Chen BA; BSc
Miss Gemma Wrigley BSc(Hons); PGCE
Mr George Lewis BVA, GradDipTchg (Sec)
Mr George May BPhEd
Mrs Georgia Van de Water BA; GradDip(Sec)
Mr Gideon Robertson BA; GradDipSecTeach
Mr Glenn Murphy BA; GradCertTESOL; GradDipTchg(Sec)
Ms Grace Love DipBuss; BA;Bcom;PGDipTchg
Mr Graham Lowe Bed; DipTchg
Mr Grahame Cope BSc(Geo); DipTchg(Sec); PGDipEL Dst
Ms Heather Goodey MSc; DipTchg
Mr Hone Heke Rankin BA; PostGradDipMaoriLdrEd
Mrs Hong Zhang BA; MEdu;GradDip(Sec); CELTA
Miss Hsiao Wel Wong Beng;GDip Tchng;GDipArts
Mr Hyung Won Lee BPhEd; GradDipTchg(Sec); GradCertMathsSci
Mrs Jacqueline Allen BEd(Hons)
Mr James Craik BSc (Hons); PGCE, MA
Mr James Hayes DipTchg; DipSpecialistSubjects, AdvTrade
Mr James Robertson Undergraduate Biology; Msc cognitive neuroscience
Mr James Searle BA; DipTchg(Sec)
Miss Jamie Sowter BPE
Mrs Janice Campbell Bachelor of Applied Economics, Massey University
Mr Jay Smith BSc, MEd Couns.(Hons), PGCE(Sec. Maths)
Mrs Jenna Spencer-Bates BA; GradDipTchg(Sec)
Ms Jennifer Matthews BAHons; MA MastersTchg
Miss Jennifer Maxwell BPArts; GradDipSec
Mrs Jenny McLean BSc; PostGradDip; GradDipTchg(Sec)
Ms Jessica Kitt University of Auckland BA/ Dip Teach
Miss Jessica Langley BVA; GradDipTchg(Sec)
Mrs Ji Hyun Kim BSc; PGDipChem; GDipTchg(Sec)
Ms Joanne Yates BSc, DipTchg(Sec)
Mr John Meeske Masters of Science –  Auckland University
Mr Josh Bullen BSR
Miss Josie Curtis MA(Hons); PGCE
Mrs Julie Strang Bcom; DipTchg
Mr Kane Wilson BEd, Dip Tchng
Dr Kar Wai Chooi BEng(Chem)(Hons); MEng(Chem); PhD;GradDipTeach(Sec),
Ms Kara Morrison AAS(Mktg); MA(1st Class Hons); GradDipTchg(Sec)
Mrs Karen Neale BSc; DipTchg
Mrs Karla Holding BA
Mrs Kate Fenton DipHSc;GCCareerDev; DipTchg
Mrs Kate Gale BSc; PGCE
Miss Kate Sanderson BSc; GradDipTchg
Mrs Kathryn Guthrey BSc PostGradDipTchg
Miss Katie Bright BVA, GradDipTch (Sec)
Miss Katie Poynter Bdes; GradDipTchg
Ms Katy O’Grady BA(Hons) GradDipTchg
Mrs Kay Robinson Bmus; GradDipTchg(Sec)
Mr Keegan Black Bprop; DipCom; GradDipTchg(Sec)
Ms Kelly Young BA English; CW(Hons); GradDipEd
Ms Kirsty McCrory BA; GradCertTESOL; GradDipTchg(Sec)
Mr Kranish Singh BSc;GradDipTchg(Sec)
Mr Kun-Yeop Lee BSc; MTchgLn(Sec)
Ms Lauren Walles BA, DipIntDes, GradDipTchg(Sec)
Miss Leigh Meggison BA; MA(Hons); MLitt(Hons); DipTchg(Sec)
Mrs Loubab Mikael BSC ChemEng; MSCEvn;Eng/PGDipEnvSci
Ms Louise Gaines BA(Hons); HDE; PGDipCoun; MCouns
Miss Luana Prictor Bmus; BA (Hons)
Miss Lucy Irwin BA; BAhistory(HONS); Master of Teaching
Miss Mallory OBrien BA; GDipTchg(Sec)
Mrs Marcia Middlemiss BSc; GradDipTchg
Mr Mark Freeman BSc(Hons)SpSc; PGCE SecSci
Mr Mark Lambert BA; MA; PGCE
Mr Mark Straayer BSport&Rec; DipHosp(Mgt); GradDipTeach(Sec)
Mr Mark Terei BSD, ANCTED
Mr Mark Wilson BPE; DipTchg
Mr Markus Fritsch MA; DipTchg
Ms Marnie Sutherland BEd(Tchg);PGDipCounth
Mr Matthew Reid BSc (Hons) Geo; PGDE (Sec)
Mr Michael Randal BA; GDArts(Lit); GradDipTchg(Sec)
Mrs Michelle Parkinson BA; DipTchg
Miss Mila Pasfield BA; GradDipTchg
Ms Morgan Grey BA; GDipTchg(Sec)
Miss Nada Al-Safi PostGrad Dip (Sec)
Miss Nancy Wang BSc; BA; MBusDataSc; MTchgLn(Sec)
Mr Nathan Collings BMus Jazz Maj; GradDipTchg
Mr Neil Harris BSc(Hons); PGCE (Math)
Ms Niki Tyson PGCE; MA; PostGradDip; BA(Hons)
Mr Oliver Gourlay BA; GradDipTchg(Sec)
Miss Olivia Mills BSc, GradDip(Sec)
Miss Olivia Newman BA; LLB; GradDipTchg(Sec)
Miss Olivia Smith BSc; BA; GDipTchg(Sec)
Mr Patrick Gale BA(Hons); MEdL; PGCE
Mr Paul Semmons BCIS; GradDipTchg(Sec)
Mr Paul Stevens BDVA (Photography); GradDipArts (Art History); GradDipTchg (Sec)
Mrs Paula Walters BA, PostGradDip, MTeach
Mr Pete Duthie BSc; GradDipTchg(Sec)
Mr Peter Bissett DipTchg(Sec); BSc
Mr Peter Boyer LLB; GradDipEd
Mr Peter Harwood MA(Hons)Geo; GradDipTchg(Sec)
Mr Peter Morton BPhED (Otago University)
Mr Peter Stewart BSc; Dc; DipTchg
Mrs Rachael Stephens MSc Geo; GradDipTchg
Mrs Rachel Jackson BHSc; GradDipTchg(Sec)
Miss Rachel Roberts BA
Ms Rebecca Jessup BA;Mst ProffStd;GradDipTchg
Miss Rebecca Jones Bed; PGDip Couns; MCouns
Mrs Rebecca Place BA; GradDipTchg(Sec)
Miss Rebekah Philson GradDip(Sec); PGDipComms; BA
Miss Regina Noh Bsc; PostGradDipTchg(Sec)
Miss Renee Richards BDanceSt (Hons); GradDipTchg (Sec)
Mr Reymont Chao BSc; GradDipTchg (Sec)
Mr Rhys Lloyd BSc; GDipTchg(Sec)
Ms Robyn Rusden BA; Bcom; GradDipTchg
Mr Ryan Borthwick BPhEd
Mrs Sally Polson Bcom; GradDipTchg(Sec)
Mrs Sally Stockton BA; GrdDipTchg (Sec)
Miss Sally Taylor BA
Miss Samantha Farmiloe BSc; DipTchg
Ms Sara Hunt BA; GradDip;TchngDip
Ms Sarah Galbraith MArts (1st class hons); GradDipTchg; DipEnvSus
Ms Sarah Pigou Mcom; BA; Bcom; DipTchg(Sec)
Mrs Seeger McLeay BInfoSc; GDipTchg
Mr Sergey Strokov MSc. Physics / GradDipTchg(Sec)
Mr Seth Davies BA(Hons); MA (Hons); CertLang
Mrs Shannon Freestone BA; PostGradDipTchg
Mrs Sharon Redpath BSE; DipTchg (PhysEd)
Mrs Sherilee Penty ACTD; DipSpecSubjects
Mr Simon Gabion-Sheehan BA; GradDipTchg(Sec)
Miss Siwan Gwynne BA(Hons)English; MTchgLn
Miss Sophie Catterall BDanceSt (UoA), GradDipTchng(Sec) (UoA)
Ms Stephanie Seymour BSc; DipTech(Sec)
Mr Stephen Gardiner BSc(Hons); GradDipTchg(Sec)
MR Stephen Roe BSocSci; DipTchg
Mr Steven Morgan B.Ed(Hons)
Mr Stuart Graham Bachelor of Commerce from University of Auckland
Ms Su Cheng Yeo BE(Chem), GradDipTchg(Sec)
Mrs Susan Russell BA degree – Secondary Teaching Diploma – Massey
Miss Tessa Garton-Voice BA; GradDipTchg(Sec)
Mr Thomas Shadbolt BA; GradDipTchg(Sec)
Mr Thomas Vlaardingerbroek BA (English); GradDip(Tchg)
Mr Tiancheng Shen BSc
Mr Tobias Clack BA DesTechEd
Mrs Vanessa Rossiter BSocSc; GradCertGiftedEd
Mr Will Henden NZCEMechDes; TCFitting Turning/Mach; GradDipTchg(Sec)
Ms Yan Zeng Masters, PostGrad Dip (Sec)
Miss Yasmine Chai BA; GradDipTchg; CertTeReo
Miss Ye Sul Kim Graduate Diploma in Secondary Teaching
Miss Yuka Watanabe BA, DipTchg
Ms Yung-Lin Chang BA; GradDipTchg(Sec)
Miss Zara Lawlor Master of Teaching and Learning (University of Otago) & Bachelor of Arts (University of Otago)

Support Staff

Mrs Amba Whiting
Mrs Andrea Te Maari Dip Careers Guidance;Cert Teacher Aid
Mrs Angela Marshall BSSci; PostGradDipEd
Mrs Belinda Lennox N/A
Mrs Carla Barberini
Mrs Chantal Burnie
Cherrill Hurley
Mrs Christine Richardson
Mrs Christine Surman DipNursing
Mr Christopher Barton
Mrs Claire Fullerton
Mrs Cy Tsang MSc EngMgt
Mr Damian Gannaway
Daniel Barnett
Mrs Dannielle Showler
Mr Dave Smith
Dmitri Marintchenko
Mrs Emma Anthony
Mrs Estelle Cooper B.A., B.B.S., Dip Ed.
Mrs Fiona O’Connell BAppSc
Mrs Gillian Waghorn
Mrs Helen Wiles DipCompNurse
Mrs Jaishree Bhikha DipArtsPsy
Mrs Jeanette Peachey BA; GradDipTchg (Sec)
Mr Jeong Min Kim M ProfStdsData Science; PostGradDipStats
Mrs Justine Atkinson
Ms Karyn Hopkins
Mrs Kathy Pilbrow
Kieran Squires Kieran Squires BA; Mcomm
Mrs Kirstin Houlihan
Ms Laura How Dip BS; CertCompProg; DipBanking
Mrs Louise Stone
Mrs Lynda Sullivan
Mr Malnaidelage Fernando Whitireia New Zealand
Maree Noel NZICA
Mr Marlon Yu BSciCompSci
Mr Matthew Stone
Mrs Melissa Higgins
Mrs Nataleigh Moe
Mrs Natalie Davidson NDipMicrobiology
Mrs Natalie Hastie
Mrs Natalie Todd Bsci;BComm
Mr Nathan Banks
Mr Nathan Marks
Mrs Ngaire Mackle
Mrs Norah Brennan HNatDipGrapDes; BritishSignLg
Mrs Norma Paice
Mrs Pamela Watson
Mrs Patricia Webster BA
Mr Paul Batchelor
Mrs Paula Butcher
Ms Penelope Bridle NZ
Mrs Robyn Lawry BSc; Dipchng
Mrs Roxanne Mulvaney
Mr Ryan Williams BSptMgt
Mrs Sally-Anne Thompson
Mrs Sarah McConnell Degree 3D Des; LTCL Diploma Clarinet
Mrs Sarah-Jane Beck CertAdmin
Mrs Shelley Vos First Aid
Mrs Shiralee Knowles
Ms Stephanie Whitham Bachelor of Social Work Massey University, Palmerston North
Mr Suresh Andibuduge
Mr Thushara Fernando
Mr Trevor Meiklejohn BPhEd; Bcom; MBus (Hons)
Mrs Vanesa Pearce Overseas qualification (Bachelors) + Certs from NZ (UNITEC)
Mr Vaughan Williams
Mrs Victoria Craven
Miss Victoria Hitchens
Mr Will Fordyce
Mrs Xenia Foote B.A (Hons); GradDip PR & Comms
Mrs Young Jeong Seo BAKorea; CertLiaison Interpreting
Mrs Yu Wang MA English Language; MA Language Teaching