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Meet our staff

At Whitney Street School, we are organised into three learning hubs. Each hub then has teams of two or three classes that work closely together. We are lucky enough to have an experienced and dedicated staff to help provide quality teaching and learning in a safe and supportive learning environment. 

   

Principal

Cheryl Wadworth

 

Ōpaoa Learning Hub (Junior)

         
Kākano Room 5/6 Rachael Pottinger NE/Y1  
Kākano Room 5/6 Lisa Lissaman NE/Y1 Hub Leader & Deputy Principal
Koru Room 15 Mary-Anne Dikmans Year 1/2  
Koru Room 16 Donna Stewart Year 1/2  
Tipu Tonu Room 17 Janet Hardley Year 2/3                     
Tipu Tonu Room 18 Josie Dickson Year 2/3 Piritahi WSL
         

Taylor Learning Hub (Middle)

Atawhai Room 9 Emma Bowe Year 3/4  
Atawhai Room 10 Helen Macfarlane Year 3/4  
Weka Room 11 Simone Silcock-Kent Year 3/4  
Weka Room 12 (pm) Sharee Williams Year 3/4 Hub Leader, Reading Recovery Teacher
Weka Room 12 (am) Jodie Lovell Year 3/4  
         

Wairau Learning Hub (Senior)

         
Tuākana Room 1 Megan Shearer Year 5/6  
Tuākana Room 2 Adam Alexander Year 5/6 Piritahi WSL
Marohi Room 3 Liz Ives Year 5/6  
Marohi Room 4 Andy Facer Year 5/6  
Kumanu Room 8 Liz Wheeler Year 5/6  
    Christee Dalzell   Hub Leader & Deputy Principal, SENCO
         

Part-Time and Support Teachers

Rose Waters, Janna Pearce, Rachel Cotching, Sue Biggs, Ingrid Hillgrove (Resource Teacher of Literacy), Carla Taylor (Ors Teacher) 

 Support Staff

Office Administrator Tanya Borck (8:15am-3:30pm)  and Michelle Phibbs (8:30am-9:30am)
Library Resource Manager / Teacher Aide Debbie Henson
Caretaker Clive Gapper
Teacher Aides & Support  Jules Mackenzie, Connie Pinker, Michelle Phibbs, Julie Gardiner, Rina Pinker, Kelly Hocquard, Tracy Noble, Carla Sinclair, Ashleigh Murphy, Kirsten WIlliams, Michelle Roughan
Kid’s Edible Garden (KEGS)  Angela Wentworth
Community Support Readers &  Volunteers Bev Kingston
Kapahaka Specialist Teachers Whaea Connie
  Current as at Term 1, 2021

Staff Photos

Liz Wheeler
Liz Wheeler
Emma Bowe
Emma Bowe
Janet Hardley
Janet Hardley
Lisa Lissaman
Lisa Lissaman
Simone Silcock
Simone Silcock
Josie Dickson
Josie Dickson
Cheryl Wadworth
Cheryl Wadworth
Sharee Williams
Sharee Williams
Adam Alexander
Adam Alexander
Mary-Anne Dikmans
Mary-Anne Dikmans
Megan Shearer
Megan Shearer
Christee Dalzell
Christee Dalzell