St John's College Teaching Staff



Mr S Tong, MA(Hons), PGCert, DipTchg 


Deputy Principals

Mr D Tester BSc (Hons), PGCE, NPQH 

Mr D Kay, BPHED, Dip Tchg 

Mrs J Smith,BCom, DipTchg, M Ed Leadership (Hons)


Director of Catholic Character

Mr M Bormans, BA, Dip Humanities, Religious Education



Mrs C Morris, BA, M Ed (School Counselling), MNZAC 

Mr R MacDonald, Dip PE, M Ed (Counselling)


Teaching Staff

Mr S Andrew, AdvTradeCert. Dip.Tchg, Materials Technology

Mr M Anderson, BA(Hons), Dip(TEFL/TESL), BApplBMgmt, Grad Dip Tchg, English

Mr P Ardern, BA. B.Tchg, English, HOF English

Mr M Barr, BSc, Grad Dip Tchg, Assistant HOF Maths, Year 12 Dean

Mrs J Bartram, BA, Dip Tchg, M Ed Leadership (Hons) HOF Religious Education

Mrs A Bossenger,  BSocSci, Grad Dip Tchg  Geography

Mrs N Clausen, BCApSci,  Post Grad Dip Tchg  Food Technology

Mr R Cook, BSc, Post Grad Dip Tchg Dean of International Students

Mr S Cullen-Wright, BSocSci (Hons), Grad Dip Tchg, Assistant HOF Social Sciences

Mr J Cullingworth , BA (Hons), Grad Dip Tchg Religious Education

Mrs P Curran, BA, BEd,  Dip Tchg  Junior Food Technology

Mrs A Dela Rue BMS (Hons), MMS (dist), Grad Dip Tchg Sec Assistant HOF English, Year 10 Dean

Mrs B Dewar, B Music, Music

Mrs S Fairweather, BSc. Env. Science, DipTchg, HND (UK) Environmental Mngt. Science

Mr K Frewen, BComm, DipCompEd, Accounting

Mr J Gee, BSocSci, Dip. Tchg., TIC Horticulture, Specialist Classroom Teacher

Mrs N Gelston, BMLS, Grad Dip Tchg, Science, Biology

Mr R Gray, BSc(Hons), PGCE, Mathematics

Mrs S Gray, Trade Cert Eng, Grad Dip Tchg, TIC Digital Technologies

Miss F Greenwood, BFineArts, DipTchg, Visual Arts

Mr M Grevatt, B Theology Grad Dip Tchg, RE

Mr S Healy, BSocSci, Dip Tchg, Economics and Business Studies,  HOF Social Sciences

Mrs A Horrack, MSc (Hons), DipTchg, Science, Chemistry, Assistant HOF Science

Mr K Jackways, BSport, DipTchg, Physical Education and Mathematics

Mrs A Johansson-Hale, BA, Dip Tchg, TiC Drama, English

Mrs H Kato, MA (Hons), Dip Tchg (Secondary), Post Grad Dip Education Learning Support

Mr J Kelly, BLS, BTchg, Physical Education and HealthDean of Maori Students

Mr A Lander, BMS, Grad Dip Tchng, Social Studies

Mr D Lang, DipTech Ed (Glasgow, UK), Grad Cert (Applied Practice), Technology

Mr Mike Li: BSc, Dip Tchg, PGHR, MBA  Science 

Ms D Lyons, BA, BSocSci (Hons), Grad Dip Tchg, English

Mr B Masom, B.Sc., Dip Tchg. Science

Mr C Maxwell,  BA(Hons), BTch, English

Mrs D McHugh, MMus, BA, Grad Dip Tchg, Head of Music, (On leave 2021)

Mr W McNamara, BA, Grad DipTchg, Adv Trade Cert,  Social Studies

Mr H Miller, BSport, DipTchg, Assistant HOF Physical Education

Mr T Mitchell, TradeCert, Grad Dip Eng, Grad Dip Tchg, Design and Visual Communication (Graphics) and Materials Technology

Mrs L Myburgh, HDE Home Economics, Food Technology, HOF Hospitality

Mr T Neil, BSport, Grad Dip Tchg, Physical Education and Social Studies, Year 13 Dean

Ms A Newman. BSocSci, Grad Dip Tchg Social Sciences, Accelerated Learning

Mr C Park, BSc, Grad Dip Tchg  Mathematics

Mr M Plant, BSc, Grad Dip Tchg, HOF Mathematics 

Mr H Prasad, BSc, PGCE, HOF Mathematics

Ms S Priestley  BA (Hons); Grad Dip Tchg; Post Grad Dip Education.  Spanish

Miss S Quinnell - BA, BTchg, Careers Advisor; HOF Careers, Gateway & STAR 

Mr J Robinson, BLS, Dip Tchg, HOF Phys Educ.

Mr M Ross,  BCom, M EdL, Dip Maori and Pacific Dev, Grad Dip Tch, TiC Te Reo, Social Studies

Mr T Sadumiano,  BMS, Grad Dip Tchg. Mathematics, Year 9 Dean

Mr J Shi, BA, M App Ling, Post Grad Dip ESOL, Mathematics

Mr Tony Sua, B Ed, PE

Mr S Tsai, BSc, Grad Dip Tchg. Science

Mr U Van Jaarsveld, B Sport, Grad Dip Tchgc, PE

Ms Jackie Watton  BA (Social Science) Dip Tchg, Mathematics, Year 11 Dean

Mr S Wood, JP, BSc, BA Hons, DipTchg, DipSci, HOF Science

Mrs D Young, BEd, DipTchg, Art and English

Administration Staff

Business Manager: Mrs V Fabling, BMS

ICT Manager: Mr S Burton, MCP, MSDST, CCNA

Principal's Personal Assistant: Mrs K Tanner-Jones

Receptionists: Mrs T Windleborne and Mrs Charity Upoko-Winchcombe

Finance Administrator: Mrs D Murphy

Librarian :  Mrs L Keightley BA, Dip Tchg

Sports Co-ordinator :  Mr J Smal

Attendance Officer/Student Services Administrator: Mrs S Petrin

Gateway Co-ordinator: Mrs A Daysh

Caretaker : Mr B Brown

Grounds Labourer:  Mr H Cooper

Science Technician: Mrs M Ramsay

Learning Support

Mrs H Baqer, Learning Assistant

Ms L Cheng, Learning Assistant Cert Tchr Aide Skills

Mr A Coleman, Learning Assistant

Mrs L Lim-Goh, Learning Assistant  - ESOL International Dept

Mrs M Mason, Learning Assistant Cert Tech

Mrs T Wharehinga, Learning Assistant

Mrs J Waris Ali,  LA & Homestay Co-ordinator - International Dept


Performing Art Tutors

Mr R Boyce - Irish Ceilidh Group

Mr N Aish - Guitar and Guitar Groups

Mr A Hayward - Drum Kit and Percussion Groups

Mr C Nation - Strings and Orchestra

Ms J Tankersley - Choir Director and College Choral Programme

Mr S Stanbridge - Music Director, Concert Wind and Symphonic Band

Mr A Grady - specialist private Drum Kit tuition (one-on-one tuition)

Mr P Ellery - specialist private Piano and Keyboard tuition

Mr Nathan Bregmen - specialist private Drum Kit tuition (small groups)