ACG Tauranga staff

Professional, dedicated and enthusiastic teachers are key to a successful school education.
 


Senior Staff

PRINCIPAL


Thea Kilian

Thea is passionate about the importance of a holistic education and believes …

Deputy Principal


Terence Beeton

Terence joins the school after six years at ACG Parnell, where he taught middle ...

Mathematics, Dean Year 10-13


Jackie Webb

Jackie comes to ACG Tauranga with over 13 years of experience teaching ...

HUMANITIES AND BUSINESS, DEAN YEAR 1-9

Tatyana Duffin

Tatyana believes that her role as a tutor offers students a positive environment …

new entrant


Alison Stevens

Alison is an experienced teacher who has worked in several ...

biology


Amanda Shaw

Amanda has 19 years of experience working alongside ...

History


Simon Wheatley

An experienced educator, Simon has spent the last 21 years ...

Dance


Dani Miller

Dani is a passionate and experienced dancer, ...

YEAR 6 TEACHER


Daniel Pratt

Daniel has taught in schools in Auckland, Japan, and in ...

YEAR 5 TEACHER


Dave Hanna

Dave finds teaching Year 4 rewarding, as students have a ...

ENGLISH AND LANGUAGES


David Paul

David creates learning situations that both engage interest ...

YEAR 2 & YEAR 3 TEACHER


Denise Wheatley

Denise is an experienced primary school teacher. She has ...

ENGLISH & ART


Helen Dunning

Helen has arrived at ACG Tauranga from 20 years of teaching ...

CHEMISTRY AND SCIENCE


Hezahne Prinsloo

Hezahne is an experienced teacher who has ...

HEAD OF SPORT, PE & HEALTH


Ian Shaw

Ian joins ACG Tauranga as Head of Sport, PE and Health ...

ENGLISH AND LANGUAGES


Sue Wood

Sue has been a teacher in Auckland and London with ...

Mathematics


Jo Landeg

Jo is a passionate mathematician who has the ability to teach ... 

SCIENCE


Rob Webster

Rob is an experienced teacher who has worked in a number ...

Arts


Leana Buxton

Leana is both an art teacher and successful artist who has ...

HUMANITIES AND BUSINESS


Nicky Gawler

Helping students see links ...

MUSIC


Francie Murphy

Francie is an experienced and passionate teacher of Music ...

MATHEMATICS


Pieter Steyn

South African teacher with 21 years’ experience ...


Lauren Shaw

Lauren has taught both in New Zealand and in the UK. She has taught all year levels within the Primary school...  


Liam Duffin

Liam has been an administrative employee at ACG Tauranga since 2020 on a part-time basis. He has strong...  


Sonia Bernard

Sonia is an experienced educator originally from New York, who has taught...  


Stephanie Vaughan

Having majored in English, Stephanie supports students who have English...  

Accounts Administrator


Catherine Fitzpatrick

Having lived in Pyes Pa for more than 18 years, Catherine ...

PA TO PRINCIPAL


Deirdre Sadd

Having owned businesses for 25 years, Deirdre decided to ...

Enrolment Manager


Rachel Baldwin

When it comes to grasping all that life has to offer, our new ...

Laboratory Technician


Simone Heeney

Simone joined ACG Tauranga in March 2021 where she works ...

Grounds & Property Maintenance Technician

Johan Prinsloo

Johan has extensive experience in property management, with ...

International Homestay Assessor


Sharron Angus

Sharron has held various administrative roles over the ...

Manager


Raechel Thompson

“I have a really important role to play in children’s lives and ..."

TEACHER


Anna Mulder

Kia ora ACG whanau! My name is Anna and I live here in Pyes ...

Teacher


Danel De Jongh

Hi, my name is Danel and I am from Johannesburg, South ...

Teacher


Debbie Lindsay

"I desire to see all children reach their full potential."

Teacher


Rita Smit

“The best part of my job is working alongside children, ...”

TEACHER


Robyn Dixon

"I am a strong advocate for the importance of learning ...

Teacher


Sue McGeorge

I am married to Ric and have two adult children, Emma, and ...

Teacher


Toni Stevens

“I believe children need to grow in a supportive and ...

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