The Tawa School staff have the education of students foremost in their minds. We actively plan teaching and learning opportunities that are influenced by our motto - sparking a passion for what could be. 
Meet our staff here.
Management Team

Ian Dewar

Robyn Warden
Deputy Principal
Team Leader - Rainbow Team - Room 14

Olwyn Johnston
Deputy Principal 
Team Leader - Sunshine Team

Ngahere (Senior/Intermediate) Team

Ailsa Webb
Team Leader - Room 4

Sarah Campbell
Room 4

Hannah Swan
Room 5

Jason Ward and Kayla Carruthers
Room 2


Sunshine (Middle) Team

Anna McLean
Montessori - Room 9

Sam Harrison and Julie Boyd
Room 10

Sarah Doyle and Karen Hallahan
Room 12

Rainbow (Junior) Team

Joe Gazzard-Steele
Room 14

Becca Allen and Brenda Kirkman
Room 16

Pam Digney
Room 7

Julie Burbery
Room 8

Additional Teachers

Jenny Peacock
Maths Specialist/Class Release Teacher

Julie McCann
ORS Teacher

Helen Pine
Part-time Teacher

Tania Bourke

Part-time Teacher

Rachel Brown

Reading Recovery Teacher 

Teacher Aides

Margaret Robertson
TA and ELL Coordinator

Sharon Peers
Teacher Aide

Sarah Gillespie
Teacher Aide

Katrina Hennessey
Teacher Aide

Charmaine Rowe
Teacher Aide

Michelle Greenfield
Teacher Aide

Carolyn Neilson
Teacher Aide

Judy King
Teacher Aide

Louise Kirikino
Teacher Aide

Rachel Millar
Teacher Aide

Jane Pretorius

Teacher Aide

Administrative Staff 

Trena Sharpes
Executive Officer

Dot Kindler

Support Staff


Carolyn Campbell

Scott Brown