Our Teachers

Our teachers have a passion for teaching and engaging with New Zealand’s most vulnerable children. They are a diverse group of dedicated and talented professionals. Our teachers belong and are connected within a multi-site, nationwide and trauma sensitive school.

 
 

Our staff bring a range of skills and expertise including:

  • Working with primary, intermediate and secondary aged students
  • NZQA qualifications teaching and guidance
  • Working together in a multi-agency work approach
  • Functional behaviour assessment
  • Positive Behaviour for Learning systems
  • Outdoor Education (EOTC)
  • Trauma Informed approach
  • Culturally informed and responsive
 
 

Te Maioha o Parekarangi

Rotorua

Fiona Stapleton Peake Assistant Principal

fiona@kingslea.school.nz

School wide Pastoral Care Community of Practice Lead and Gateway/STAR co-ordinator

Tia Tuuta Creative Arts teacher

tia@kingslea.school.nz

Pastoral Care & Curriculum Community of Practice Lead Teacher

We have 6 experienced full-time Homeroom teachers with a variety of teaching specialties including Literacy, Numeracy, PE/Health, Te Ao Maōri, Vocational Pathways, Technology and one Tourism and Hospitality tutor.

Te Puna Wai ō Tuhinapo

Christchurch

Rachel Maitland Assistant Principal

rachel@kingslea.school.nz

Curriculum Community of Practice School Wide Leader and NZQA Principals Nominee.

We have 8 experienced full time Homeroom Teachers with a variety of teaching specialties including Literacy, Numeracy, PE/Health, te reo me ōna tikanga Māori, Vocational Pathways, Social Studies and Science. We have a teacher specialising in the Design Industries, a Service Industries tutor and a part time teacher supporting our teams Multi-Agency Team commitments and leadership release time.

Puketai

Dunedin

Jan Stevens Assistant Principal

jan@kingslea.school.nz

Pastoral Care & Curriculum Community of Practice Lead Teacher

We have 1 full-time Homeroom teacher and 2 part-time teachers with a variety of teaching specialties including Literacy, Numeracy, PE/Health and Art.

Te Oranga

Christchurch

Jonny Langley Assistant Principal

jonny@kingslea.school.nz

Pastoral Care & Curriculum Community of Practice Lead Teacher

We have 2 full-time Homeroom teachers and 1 part-time Homeroom teacher covering a variety of teaching specialties including Literacy, Numeracy, PE/Health, EOTC and The Arts.

Arahina ki Ōtautahi

Christchurch

Pete Chaplin Assistant Principal

pete@kingslea.school.nz

Pastoral Care & Curriculum Community of Practice Lead Teacher

We have 3.6 teachers with a variety of teaching specialties including Literacy, Numeracy, PE/Health and Technology. We also have an educational psychologist who works alongside our teachers to engage students in learning and to build the social and emotional skills that will support successful transitions into other education placements.

Korowai Manaaki

Manurewa

Tanya Thompson Assistant Principal

tanya@kingslea.school.nz

Pastoral Care & Curriculum Community of Practice Lead Teacher

We have 8 experienced full-time teachers with a variety of teaching specialties including Literacy, Numeracy, te reo me ōna tikanga Māori, Vocational Pathways, Social Studies and Science. We have 2 teachers specialising in Art, Health and PE, Technology and Music. We have additional specialists who run programmes in Food Manufacturing and Adventure Therapy.

Whakatakapokai

Manurewa

Debbie Simon Assistant Principal

debbie@kingslea.school.nz

Pastoral Care & Curriculum Community of Practice Lead Teacher

We have 3 full-time Homeroom teachers and 2 teacher-aides covering a variety of teaching specialties including Numeracy, Literacy, eLearning, Technology and Visual Art.

 
  

Contact

021 1735 876
admin@kingslea.school.nz
PO Box 68, Rolleston 7643