"Be the best you can be ..."

OUR STAFF

Leadership Team

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Principal: Craig McDonald

principal@awakeri.school.nz

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Deputy Principal: Louise Howard

lhoward@awakeri.school.nz

Teaching Staff

Team Leader

Jaimee Maunder

Piwakawaka is home to our youngest learners. Piwakawaka starts the year, with three classrooms, but usually expands to 4 by the end of the year. Piwakawaka have a wonderful team of teachers who make the start to school a positive and successful one.

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Room 1 Teacher: Jaimee Maunder

jaimeemaunder@awakeri.school.nz

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Room 1 Teacher: Sam Morris

sammorris@awakeri.school.nz

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Room 4 Teacher: Natasha Grindrod

natashagrindrod@awakeri.school.nz

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Room 4 Teacher: Kelly Turner

kellyturner@awakeri.school.nz

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Room 5 Teacher: Emma Munn

emmamunn@awakeri.school.nz

Team Leader

Emma Cleveland

Welcome to the Kea syndicate! We have four fantastic classes ranging from Years two to four and we have five passionate kaiako within our syndicate.

Kea are known for their cheeky, intelligent and problem-solving skills just like our students. Becoming a Kea student opens new learning, sport opportunities and experiences such as camp!

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Room 8 Teacher: Emma Cleveland

emmac@awakeri.school.nz


Room 6 Teacher: Laura Edgecombe

lauraedgecombe@awakeri.school.nz


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Room 6 Teacher: Kate Dowzall

katedowzall@awakeri.school.nz

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Room 7 Teacher: Carrie Anne Dennis

carrie-annedennis@awakeri.school.nz

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Room 9 Teacher: Martie Andrew

martieandrew@awakeri.school.nz

Team Leader

Rosie Mexted

Tui is a hive of activity for our Year Five and Six students. A multi-taliented trio of teachers work collaboratively to challenge, support and extend learners. Highlights include Tui Time STEM resources and of course, camp!

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Room 12 Teacher: Rosie Mexted

rosiemexted@awakeri.school.nz


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Room 10 Teacher: Kylie Rauputu

kylier@awakeri.school.nz

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Room 11 Teacher: Joanne Elliot

joanneelliot@awakeri.school.nz

Team Leader

Naomi Courtney-Tennent

Karearea is our Senior Syndicate made up of our Year Seven and Eight students. We have many exciting opportunities for learners at this age including; Top School, Maths Swap, Speeches, AIMS Games, Science Fair, Technology at Edgecumbe College, Leadership Intensives and class camps!

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Room 14 Teacher: Naomi Courtney-Tennent

naomi@awakeri.school.nz

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Room 13 Teacher: Nic Laurent

nicolalaurent@awakeri.school.nz

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Room 15 Teacher: Brigette Davidson

brigettedavidson@awakeri.school.nz

Support Teachers

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SENCO: Sara Elliot

saraelliot@awakeri.school.nz

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Part Time Teacher: Peter Sheather

petersheather@awakeri.school.nz

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Part Time Teacher: Helen Harvey

helenharvey@awakeri.school.nz


Part Time Teacher: Viv Barr

vivbarr@awakeri.school.nz


Support Staff

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Office Manager: Jo Wanoa

jowanoa@awakeri.school.nz

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Office Assistant: Sandra James

sandrajames@awakeri.school.nz


Caretaker: Gary Huitema

caretaker@awakeri.school.nz

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Librarian: Margo White

margowhite@awakeri.school.nz


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Teacher Aide: Amy James

amyj@awakeri.school.nz

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Teacher Aide: Brenda Looney

brendalooney@awakeri.school.nz

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Teacher Aide: Paula Mayne

paulamayne@awakeri.school.nz

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Teacher Aide: Shelley Angell

shelleya@awakeri.school.nz

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Andrea Maru

Te Reo Tutor

andreamaru@awakeri.school.nz

Sharon Glossop

Cleaner


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IT Support: Ariel Maunder

arielw@awakeri.school.nz

Gloria Leokava-Taani

Teacher Aide

glorial@awakeri.school.nz

Rebecca Smith

Teacher Aide

rebeccasmith@awakeri.school.nz

"Kia Toa, Kia Manawanui"