Jo Henderson (BEd, DipTchg, Cert TEAL)

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Jo is our ESOL coordinator. She gained a Cert TEAL (Certificate in Teaching English as an Additional Language) through Massey University in 2008. Jo enjoys the diversity in our school as well as meeting the families and watching the children progress in their English Language learning.

Michelle Whelan - Teaching Assistant

Michelle qualified as an English Learner Assistant in 2010. She loves working with the children in all areas of the curriculum. Children enjoy working with her as she has a friendly personality and establishes a strong rapport with them.

Kate McCracken (BA) - Teacher Assistant

Kate qualified as an English Learner Assistant in 2010. She works with children in the Middle Team in the classroom and also in groups. The children are fortunate to benefit from Kate’s Te Reo, Toi and Tikanga knowledge which she integrates into her ELL teaching.

Petra Pritchard - Teaching Assistant (B.F.A, P.G.DipOE, M.Phys.Ed)

Petra enjoys the reciprocal connections between learner and educator.  She uses multi-sensory teaching strategies to support students educational outcomes.  As a Teacher Assistant in the Junior Models classroom, she supports students with English as a Second Language (ESL), and students with Specific Learning Disabilities.