Our teachers are all qualified and registered, are motivated to help our students achieve to their potential, and develop a growth mindset towards their learning.
Whaea Terri teachers and mentors our seniors. Students learn within a self directed learning programme in Room 1, and Terri has all number of structures in place to ensure this is achievable and successful. Terri is regularly accompanied by her friendly pups, Taitts and Clicquot.
One of our talented support staff, Eliza has quickly learned about how structured literacy works and supports students mostly on a one-to-one basis on their literacy journey.
One of our very flexible Teacher Aides, Teresa works across Rooms 2 & 3 supporting the classroom teacher and our students in their learning, within class and on a one-on-one basis. She is great at seeing a need, and meeting it.
Mrs Helen Stanbra is on of our awesome release teachers, currently teaching in Room 3 two half days a week, and often sharing her awesome environmental science expertise with our tamariki.
Whaea Shayna Crawford is new to our 'Room 4' at the end of Term 2, 2022. She builds excellent relationships with students, and is passionate about literacy learning for our tamariki.
Ange Ireland has a strong background in early childhood and junior education and is working with our New Entrant & Y1 students. She is very focused on developing and maintaining relationships with her students and whanau, and ensuring they receive a strong foundation in literacy and numeracy. Ange is our literacy lead teacher and is always looking for ways to improve teaching and learning for all our students.
Mrs Denise Ebbett teaches our Y2&3 (Middle Room Masterminds). She particularly enjoys building up the rapport between herself and the students in her class as they grow in their learning. Her students love having the opportunity to use digital technology to enhance their learning.
Francie Carroll is the principal of our awesome rural kura. Francie is passionate about students being involved in all aspects of school life, keeping learning authentic, and helping people feel a part of the Glen Oroua School community.
Mrs Diane Taylor is our Office Manager and is responsible for keeping things running behind the scenes. She is your first point of contact for any enquiries or notification of absences, and all notes and money from home should come to Diane in the Office. Her office hours are from 8.30am until 3pm on Monday, Wednesday and Friday, and Tuesday and Thursday mornings until 12.30pm.