Senior Team 

Keith Mulholland (BEd, DipTchg, Cert ICT) - Assistant Principal / Senior Team Leader - Room 15 

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Keith is a highly experienced teacher and has a strength in teaching children with advanced abilities.  He is a strong advocate of inquiry learning and has a passion for e-learning. 

Claire Gardner (BEd, DipTchg) - Room 17

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Claire has acknowledged strengths in connecting with children and their families / whānau.  Her curriculum strengths include literacy, numeracy, PE, digital technology and Education Outside the Classroom (EOTC).  She has a passion for developing student agency and encourages children to be active in their learning.  Claire absolutely loves sports and students in her class get to share her love of this.  Claire is one of our Otepoti ke te Raki Across School Teacher's and works in this space to strengthen wellbeing for students in our Community of Learning. Claire works Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays in our school and Thursdays and Fridays for the Kāhui āko. 

Ruth Pereira (Bcom, GradDipTchg (Primary)) - Room 17

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Ruth returned to George Street in 2020 after spending a few years living in Vietnam with her husband and 2 children.  She is a passionate teacher who has the ability to excite, motivate and hook students into learning through valuing their voice, responding to their interests/strengths and providing engaging learning experiences. Ruth has curriculum strengths in literacy, numeracy, physical education and te reo Māori. She shares Room 17 with Claire Gardner and teaches on Thursdays and Fridays.

Michelle Hunt (BA, DipTchg) - Room 16

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Michelle's curriculum strengths include literacy, numeracy, social sciences and science.  Learning is highly collaborative and focused on critical thinking in Michelle's class.  With a passion for building a classroom culture through quality learning conversations, Michelle's learners develop strengths in oral language as they create learning experiences together in a supportive environment.  Michelle enjoys sharing her passion for reading and uses her role in the library to motivate learners to become avid readers.  With an interest in philosophy, Michelle uses a Philosophy for Children approach in her classroom and also runs a lunchtime philosophy.  Michelle is also our school librarian.  

Sam Hamilton (BTchg, PGrad Cert) - Room 12

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Sam is a dedicated teacher with strengths in literacy, maths, science and digital technologies.  He strives to create a caring, safe and fun environment where students are able to take risks and try new things.  He loves the outdoors and playing sports as well as going to concerts.  Sam enjoys helping others learn new things with technology and has completed the UTB Certified Leadership Program.  Sam is the e-Learning / STEM curriculum leader for our school. 

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.

Meg Schlaadt - Teaching Assistant

Meg is a senior supervisor at Georgies.  She enjoys working with children and encouraging them to be the best they can beMeg is well known with our children and is a great asset to our Teacher Aide team.

Beccy Murray- Teaching Assistant

Beccy is working in both our Junior and Senior teams.  She has a passion to be a lifelong learner, and encourages and supports those she works with to learn life long skills too.