Meet Our Key Team Members
We are here to help... but let's get to know the team
We ensure that your individual needs are met, by matching you with a tutor that you will be comfortable with.
Jean McKenzie - DirectorFUN FACT - Senior Firefighter of Pirongia Fire Emergency.MY VALUES - Empathy, outgoing, positive, driven.TOPICS - Junior and Senior Literacy, Junior Mathematics, Senior Mathematics Yrs 9,10,11.
Jess Amoore - 2IC / AdministrationFUN FACT - I enjoy going away in my caravan with my family/friends and discovering new places.MY VALUES - Sense of humour, integrity, compassion. TOPICS - Junior Literacy.
Andrew LaceyFUN FACT - Keen football player Author of a work of historical fiction, a story set in medieval Wales. MY VALUES - Patient, empathetic, enthusiasticTOPICS - History, English, Writing, English Language.
Andy SneddonFUN FACT – I lived in China for 18 years.MY VALUES - Deep empathy, Attuned, Flexible.TOPICS - Literacy- Seniors and Academic level IELTS teacher.
Anna BarryFUN FACT - Scuba diving Immigrated from America.MY VALUES - Positive, empathy, motivated.TOPICS - Secondary and University Mathematics.
Barbara WahleFUN FACT - I moved to New Zealand for 3 years and I’m still here almost 22 years later. MY VALUES - Love for my family and friends. Sense of humour. Empathy. Honesty and Integrity. TOPICS - Junior Literacy and Numeracy.
Bradley EgglestoneFUN FACT - Play soccer Lived in Ireland for a year.MY VALUES - Patient, Understanding, Kind. TOPICS - Junior, Mathematics.
Cameron GillespieFUN FACT - Member of two bands. MY VALUES - Knowledgeable, flexible, ability to connect.TOPICS – Mathematics, Physics, Science, Chemistry.
Colleen CaldwellFUN FACT - I have no problem with public speaking ( most people do) I am half Irish.MY VALUES - Compassionate, Awesome sense of humour, highly organized. TOPICS - Literacy
Hamish McAlley FUN FACT - I have lived in Argentina. I put Calculus and fun in the same sentence. VALUES - Sense of humour, versatility, ability to make connections. TOPICS -Maths and Spanish
James MarksFUN FACT: Volunteer Fire fighter, writer of historical fiction, mad about travelling. MY VALUES: Understanding, Kind, Patient. TOPICS: History, English
Margaret CampbellFUN FACT - Family and church White-water rafted the Zambezi. MY VALUES - Loyal, Servant hearted, Gentle.TOPICS - Junior Maths and Literacy.
Noeline OttawayFUN FACT - My husband and I own alpacas and travel the central North Island shearing. these gorgeous animals. MY VALUES - Loyalty Independence Empathy. TOPICS - Junior Literacy.
Paula WalshFUN FACT - Teach Mandarin Lived in China for a time.MY VALUES - Positive, motivated and caring.TOPICS - Literacy at all ages Mandarin language.
Reese ClarkFUN FACT - I study History and Geography at the University of Waikato. I also play Hockey for Ngaruawahia. VALUES - Enthusiasm, equality, sense of humour.
Siham El-KafafiFUN FACT - Belly dancing, Travel expert, Cat Lover Knitter. MY VALUES - Organised, motivator, sense of humour.TOPICS - English proficiency – academic writing, reading, speaking, pronunciation and research. Study skills, Presentation skills, Academic literacy, Business studies.
Steve WilsonFUN FACT - Brass band player Family importance.MY VALUES - Enjoy humour, very organised, take pride in my work. TOPICS - Secondary Mathematics.