Our People

Teaching Staff

MR STEIN - PRINCIPAL, YEAR 7S & 8

Mr Stein is our school's principal, he also teaches in Room 5, our senior classroom,  about 3 days each week. Mr Stein also helps out with the classroom release time  for other teachers too, so he gets to see and teach most of the students at school  over the course of each term.


MR CLARK - YEARS 7 & 8 TEACHER

Mr Clark is the other half to the Room 5 senior classroom teaching staff. Mr Clark teaches two days a week. He is responsible for delivering the Mathematics and the Arts curriculum. On a personal note he is a a keen runner and passionate about delivering a unique brand of Christian education to the kids here at KingsGate School.


MRS FARLEY - NEW ENTRANTS & YEAR 1

Mrs Farley has taught many generations of Christian students here at KingsGate and continues to provide the sound foundations of learning on which all our students rely.  To this day she continues to weave a beautiful Christian worldview into her curriculum delivery, making the world come alive for those new to Christian schooling. 


MRS LABUSCHAGNE - YEARS 1 & 2

Mrs Labuschange is a most wonderful Christian teacher who has a real and obvious passion for guiding the youngest in our school. Originally from South Africa, Mrs L. brings a  wonderful synthesis of cultures to our classrooms and staff-room. Her faith in Christ is always evident in her relationship with class and parents.


MISS TETLEY-JONES 

DEPUTY PRINCIPAL & YEARS 3 & 4

Miss Tetley - Jones is our school's deputy principal. Alongside the daily tasks that this role requires she also runs a vibrant and joyful middle-school class.  Her own personal Christian character and that of the school's are always intelligently intertwined in the delivery of the NZ curriculum within her classroom. 


MS GINA YELCHICH  - YEARS 5 & 6

Ms Yelchich is an experienced teacher and and has walked in the Christian faith for many years, as she still does joyfully to day. She brings that experience from both these walks of life into the classroom and models lifelong learning as an educator and follower of Christ to her students. 

School Support Staff

MRS WOODHAM - ADMINISTRATOR

Mrs Woodham is perhaps best considered the beating heart of our school.  Although always a busy lady in her duties she embraces our servant leadership identity and is always willing and happy to serve others. If you're new to the school, Mrs Woodham will often be  your first port of call. 


MRS HART - TEACHER AIDE, ESOL

Mrs Hart is a talented teacher aide whose skills are used across the school. Her main roles are to assist Miss T-J in Room 4 and to develop our ESOL students confidence in English. Mrs Hart brings a kind and caring Christian nature into her daily working life and all her relationships throughout the school.


MRS HARDACKER - TEACHER AIDE

Mrs Hardacker is a dutiful servant of Christ bringing a wonderful sense of servant-hood into her work as a teacher aide. Mrs Hardacker works with students assigned to her throughout the school and applies patience, peace, respect and Christian love to all those under her care. She has a passion for teaching and begins her transition from teacher aide to teacher in the near future!


MRS TWIST - TEACHER AIDE

Mrs Twist's years of experience as a Christian classroom teacher and as an RTLB provider continue to enhance the services we provide our students here at KinsgGate. Mrs Twist dutifully serves students assigned to her with Christlike care and compassion.


MRS MURRAY - TEACHER AIDE

Mrs Murray is an experienced teacher aide who blessed us with the decision to join us this year. Her talents are used across the school, with Room 1 often benefiting from her experience as a devoted Christian educator.  She is also skilled at one-on-one interventions with students of particular needs. 


MRS BRAKS - SENCO 

This year Mrs Braks has made the transition from being a full-time classroom teacher to our  SENCO and we're excited to have someone with her particular skills in this position. Mrs Braks has both a natural and a Christianly disposition towards helping those who need it most.   



KingsGate School Senior Leadership Team

 

 

 

 

 

Principal

Jared Stein

 

 

 

 

 

Deputy Principal

Miss Tetley-Jones

 

 

 

 

 

SENCO

Mrs Braks

 

 

 

 

 

School Administrator

Mrs Woodham