Proud to be part of the Newton Central School whānau, I bring with me my years teaching within our community, at The Toy Maker’s Cottage Preschool, as well as my years teaching Year 0-1 overseas. Originally from Chicago, U.S.A., I lived and worked in Istanbul, Turkey, being Turkish myself, before coming to NZ with my …
Kia ora Newton Community, I am passionate about child-centered education that celebrates self-expression, positive relationships, and cultural inclusivity. Underpinning my teaching is a belief in the importance of kaitiakitanga and the power of creativity. I hold a Bachelor of Arts in English Literature and Art History, and before pursuing my teaching qualification I worked on …
Ehara taku toa i te toa takitahi; engari he toa takitini Success is not the work of one, but the work of many Kia ora. I am thrilled to be joining Newton Central Primary School. I grew up in Waitākere and after teaching there for several years, I spent 6 years teaching in London. Since …
“The potential to change the world. This is the power that I see in all of my ākonga. I enjoy working with my colleagues and each learner’s whānau to develop this power, which fuels my passion for child-centred teaching. “Mā te whiritahi, ka whakatutuki ai ngā pūmanawa o tāngata” – Together, we will weave the realisation of …
Kia ora Newton Central School whānau! Originally from Christchurch, I have been teaching in Auckland for 6 years. I have recently completed a Master of Education degree at AUT. Outside of school I am into sports, music and reading. I’m looking forward to teaching at a community-oriented school and improving my Te Reo Māori.
Anne-Maree has lived in the Bay of Islands for the last twenty-five years and is proud to be a part of the Paihia/Waitangi Community. She has worked at Paihia Primary School for the last seventeen years, and as an experienced teacher, Anne-Maree is excited about making the transition to Auckland to be closer to family. …
Hello Newton Central School whanau! I’m a mum to Ariki, sister and friend to many. I’m also a leader of learning and change, an advocate for inclusive education, learner voice, whanau engagement, and passionate about supporting our learners, their whanau, and our teaching teams into the future. I’m thrilled to have recently made the move …
Marie has an interest in film, music, the arts and increasing her knowledge of tikanga and te reo Māori. She welcomes diversity in the classroom and enjoys establishing positive, productive relationships with tamariki and their whānau.
I empower tamariki to play, work, learn and grow together.