Mr Haines is the Principal of Motueka High School.
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Today's Learners, Tomorrow's Leaders
Mr Haines is the Principal of Motueka High School.
Mr Blackbeard is responsible for Year 10 and 12 students and on alternate years Year 9, 11 and 13. He also teaches Mathematics.
Ms Fry is responsible for Year 9, 11 and 13 students and on alternate years Year 10 and 12. She teaches Year 13 English.
YEAR 9 DEAN
Mrs Wolfreys teaches Social Studies and Future Problem Solving.
YEAR 9 ASSOCIATE DEAN
Mr O'Donnell teaches Outdoor Education
YEAR 10 DEAN
Ms Wells teaches Digital Technology and Taha Maori. She is involved with Te Rourou Kura (Secondary Schools Kapa Haka) and Te Kahui Matauranga (Maori Education Committee).
YEAR 11 DEAN
Ms Adcock teaches Maths and is also responsible for NCEA tracking and information for students.
YEAR 12 DEAN
Mr Jones is Teacher in Charge of Graphics.
YEAR 13 DEAN
Mrs Burnett teaches PE, Health and Sport and Recreation. She also helps out with the Ball Committee.
TRANSITION DEAN/CAREERS ADVISOR
Mr Aikenhead teaches Gateway and a Sport Module. As the Head of Transition, he coordinates STAR courses and is responsible for Distance Learning. Tony is a High Performance Sports Coach who facilitates the Athletics Academy.
Ms Mullings is situated at Te Whare Pora - The House.
Mrs Thorp is responsible for enrolment of international students, and assists in their pastoral care working with Deans and Teachers.
Mr Allan Teaches Automotive, Engineering and Metalwork. He also facilitates part of the Primary Trades Academy course.
HOD SOCIAL SCIENCES
Mr Coleman teaches Social Studies, Community Issues, Tourism and Geography.
Mr Duncan is our HOD Maori.
Mrs Jackson teaches Mathematics and is the teacher in charge of Golf.
Mr Mills is HOD Art.
Ms Sinclair teaches Music and coordinates itinerant music lessons. She leads the wind band, the jazz band and the school choirs.
HOD OUTDOOR EDUCATION
Mr Wheeler teaches Year 12 and Year 13 Outdoor Education.
Mr Wiffen teaches Physics and Science. He is the ICT Coordinator and the teacher in charge of Squash.
Ms Wipou teaches English and is the staff representative on the Board of Trustees.
Mr Barrett is a Teacher of Mathematics & Computer Science
Mrs Bell teaches SPEC Programme, Gateway and Careers.
Mrs Beuke teaches History and is the Teacher in Charge of the School Library.
Mrs Cooper is a Teacher of English
Mr Crossley is a Teacher of Social Studies & PE.
Mrs Dalton teaches Science and Biology.
Ms Drewery is a Teacher of English.
Ms Fyfe coordinates the programmes of those students who have some special needs but who attend mainstream classes. She also teaches English and ESOL.
Ms Garmey teaches Science, Horticulture and Biology.
Ms Green is a Teacher of Soft Fabrics - Technology
Mr Hannan is a Teacher of Health & PE
Mrs Hudson teaches French.
Mrs Jensen is the Teacher in charge at Te Whare Pukeone - The Base - and works with ORRS funded students.
Ms Jephson teaches Drama.
Miss Kidd is a Teacher of Art, Hard Materials - Technology & Special Needs
Mr Laing teaches PE and also assists as a teacher aide.
Mr Monaghan teaches Maths.
Mrs Olds teaches part-time in Food Technology.
Lesley is a Science Teacher.
Rob teaches Mathematics and Calculus.
Jane Sorensen teaches English and Social Studies.
Bruce joined the staff of Motueka High School in 1981. His present teaching programme is in Science and Chemistry, but has included Mathematics in the past. The other major task he does is to build the School Timetable for each new year. This is an ongoing task these days, with sometimes major changes occurring every Term. He continues to enjoy the working environment at Motueka High School with a great team of supportive colleagues to work with, and generally friendly motivated students to teach. It is very special to be able to play a small part in developing the leaders of tomorrow.
Bruce was nominated for (out of 1100 nominations) and is one of the Top 30 for the 2011 Warehouse Stationery "Most Inspiring Teacher" awards.
Courtney is a teacher of English & Media Studies
Jake is a member of the Technology Department teaching Graphics, Building and Furniture Making. Jake is currently on leave until Term 3, 2013.
Emily joined the staff in 2011 and teaches Dance, Drama and English.
James is the Assistant Head of Department Technology and teaches senior Food Technology and junior Social Studies. He worked as a chef for 12 years both in New Zealand and in London before returning to New Zealand and completing a History degree. James moved to Motueka having enjoyed cycle touring through the area previously. He enjoys reading as well as many different outdoor pursuits, especially tramping.
Sue is the Specialist Classroom Teacher. She teaches Visual Arts and Art History.
Lorna teaches Accounting and Money part-time and facilitates the Senior Ball.
Sandy is an English teacher teaching years 9 to 12, Bus Controller (responsible for 300 students on 8 bus routes), received a National Excellence in Teaching Award in 2001 and has had 30 years teaching experience. She has previously taught at Ashburton College, Burnside High School in Christchurch, Shirley Boys High School also in Christchurch, St Matthews College for Girls in Masterton (PR2 Head of English, Social Studies & History) and Kuranui College in Greytown.
Heather is our Science Technician
Marilyn is the Finance Assistant.
Mrs Beatson is our Gateway Coordinator.
Bonnie Campbell is our Librarian
Sally is one of our cleaning supervisors.
Megan is our Executive Officer.
Paula is the Principal's (Scott Haines) Executive Assistant
Carol is the Truancy Officer and she does an awesome job!
Adrienne is the Sports Co-ordinator and is employed for 25 hours per week. Adrienne offers support to individual sports codes, sports administration and budget, heads the Student sports committee, a member of the Staff sports committee, organises the inter-school fixtures and promotes sport in general for ALL student participation.
Marian joined the staff at Motueka High School in 2010 and is working as a Teacher Aide.
Morris is part of the team at Te Whare Pukeone.
Jean is part of the team by Te Whare Pukeone.
Tomoko is our Japanese Student Advisor
Dennis is the Groundsman for our school.
Alison is the Office Receptionist. She is also part of the team keeping a check on student absences.
Rose Scheib is our new Homestay Manager for overseas students. Rose is also a homestay parent and has hosted international students prior to taking on this role.
Wendy is one of our cleaning supervisors.
Sheree is Receptionist at the Public Counter and does a wide range of duties in the office and for teachers.
Trish works as the Arts Department Coordinator and also provides Teacher Aide support.
Julie is our Fundraising & Marketing Manager
Ellie is employed as a Teacher Aide
Helen is the School Secretary and is responsible for all student records. She is also involved in NCEA data input and other admin duties.