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 - Owner, TutorFUN 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.
Erin Gibson - Administration and Business supportFUN FACT - My family and I live in a bus as a mini home. VALUES - Positivity, kindness, empathy. ROLE - Administration and business support.
Hamish McAlley - Management, Online Courses Author, Senior MathematicsTutorFUN 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
Cameron Gillespie - Management, Mathematics, Physics, Science TutorFUN FACT - Member of two bands. MY VALUES - Knowledgeable, flexible, ability to connect.TOPICS – Mathematics, Physics, Science, Chemistry.
Andrew Lacey - Online Literacy and History Tutor, Online Course AuthorFUN 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 Sneddon - Online Senior Literacy Tutor, IELTS TeacherFUN FACT – I lived in China for 18 years.MY VALUES - Deep empathy, Attuned, Flexible.TOPICS - Literacy- Seniors and Academic level IELTS teacher.
Anna Barry - Online Middle, Senior, University Mathematics Tutor FUN FACT - Scuba diving Immigrated from America.MY VALUES - Positive, empathy, motivated.TOPICS - Secondary and University Mathematics.
Barbara Wahle - Junior Mathematics and Literacy TutorFUN 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 Egglestone - Junior Mathematics TutorFUN FACT - Play soccer Lived in Ireland for a year.MY VALUES - Patient, Understanding, Kind. TOPICS - Junior, Mathematics.
Colleen Caldwell - Junior and Senior Literacy TutorFUN 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
James Marks - Online Literacy and History TutorFUN FACT: Volunteer Fire fighter, writer of historical fiction, mad about travelling. MY VALUES: Understanding, Kind, Patient. TOPICS: History, English
Noeline Ottaway - Junior Literacy and NumeracyFUN 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.
Reese Clark - Senior LiteracyFUN 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-Kafafi - All Literacy areasFUN 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 Wilson - Senior Mathematics TutorFUN FACT - Brass band player Family importance.MY VALUES - Enjoy humour, very organised, take pride in my work. TOPICS - Secondary Mathematics.
Yvonne Wilcock - Junior Mathematics TutorFUN FACT - Family Gardening.MY VALUES - Organised, consistent, caring.TOPICS - Junior Maths and early Secondary maths.
Margaret Campbell - Online Junior Mathematics TutorFUN Fact - have white water rafted the Zambezi. VALUES - patience, relationship and encouragement. TOPIC – Online Junior Mathematics.
Colleen Murray - Junior Literacy TutorFUN FACT - I have travelled to over 50 countries! VALUES - honesty, supportive, empathic, real. TOPIC - Junior Literacy.
Kaeden Cresswell - Senior Mathematics TutorFUN FACT - I ran the 22km Waitomo Trail Run in just under 3.5hrs. VALUES - Respect, never give up attitude, self-belief. TOPIC – Senior Mathematics
Christine Brown- Junior Mathematics TutorFUN FACT- I love puzzles VALUES- Respect, empathy TOPIC-Junior Mathematics
Lauren Newton - Online Junior Mathematics and Literacy Tutor FUN FACTS – I am Canadian, have been on a 50-day canoe trip and own the best rescue pup in the world (Lexi). VALUES – compassion, trust, honesty, growth, openness TOPIC Online Junior Mathematics and Literacy