Leadership Team

Principal - Robyn Wood (MEDLeadership (Hons), BEd (teaching)

Email contact:  robyn@georgestreet.school.nz

Robyn has a wealth of leadership experience and in particular leading change.  She builds strong interpersonal relationships and has recognised strengths in literacy (and in particular accelerating children's writing achievement), student agency, integrated inquiry learning and special needs.  She is particularly interested in educational research and student-centred leadership.  Robyn has a large pastoral heart for both students and staff.

Robyn has an open door and welcomes kōrero with whānau and families. 

Deputy Principal - Leanne Stanton (BEd, PGDipEd, DipTchg, Dip ESOL

Email contact:  leanne@georgestreet.school.nz

Leanne is our highly capable and very experienced Deputy Principal.  She is also the Special Needs Coordinator in our school and has a passion for students with different learning needs.  Leanne coordinates our team of Teaching Assistants and ensures the children's needs are being met.  On top of this, Leanne has a special interest in student leadership.  Leanne is a former recipient of the University of Otago Emily Pankhurst Award.

Assistant Principal / Senior Team Leader -  Keith Mulholland (B.Ed, DipTchg, Cert ICT)

Email contact:  keith@georgestreet.school.nz

Keith is our very experienced Assistant Principal and Senior Team Leader.  He teaches in room 15 three days a week and is released two days per week for his numerous Assistant Principal duties.  

Junior Team Leader - Michele Dakers (B.Ed, DipTchg)

Email contact:  micdak@georgestreet.school.nz

Michele is our amazing Junior Team Leader.  She is fortunate to work with a group of collaborative, dedicated and fabulous teachers.  She has had a leadership role in our school for over ten years and enjoys getting to know children and their families.  Michele has an interest in I.T. and enjoys developing resources to help facilitate collaborative teaching and learning.

Middle Team Leader - Megan Greer (BEd Teaching (Primary))

Email contact:  megan@georgestreet.school.nz

Megan is our fantastic Middle Team Leader.  Having taught in several schools, Megan brings her vast experience to the Middle Team.  She enjoys working alongside the wonderful teachers of the Middle Team to create fun and meaningful learning experiences for the students in the team.  She welcomes everyone into her class in a warm and friendly way.  She has strengths in Literacy and Numeracy and loves to bring her passion for Visual Art and Digital Technology into her classroom programme.

Models Team Leadership

Our Models kaiako (teachers) rotate termly to form part of the leadership team.