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Our College Senior Managers, Heads of Department and Heads of House are talented teachers and managers who are highly qualified and passionate about their areas of expertise. 

They are committed to creating an environment that encourages, motivates and challenges our students and their team of staff to realise their greatest potential. 

Our continuing professional development programme ensures that all our teachers and managers are up to date with the best practices in teaching and learning, and further developing and enhancing their management and leadership skills. 

College Senior Leadership Team

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Mr Damon Emtage

College Principal
BEd, MEd


 
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Ms JoAnn Wordsworth

Assistant Principal (Acting) Middle Curriculum
BA, BPE, Post Grad Ed., DipTchg (Sec), Cert. Gifted Ed.

 
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Mr Duncan McQueen

Director of Campus Life and Special Character
MSc(Hons), MEd Admin (Hons), DipTchng

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Mrs Angee Robertson

Deputy Principal 
Senior Curriculum
BA, DipTchng

 
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Mrs Natalie Burridge

Assistant Principal (Acting) Academic Operations
BA, Grad DipTchg, PG Dip Ed Mgmt

 
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Rev David Smith

Chaplain
BTheol


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Mrs Pat Baird

Deputy Principal
Learning and Teaching
HDE (Sci),BEd, PG Dip Ed (Dist), Med

 
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Mr Eric Wall

Deputy Principal 
Pastoral Care Senior School
MSSL, DipTchg, BBS

 
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Ms Kate Offord

Campus Operations Manager
(BA)


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Mrs Hannah Williams

Assistant Principal
BSc(Hons) MSc (Hons) MEdL (Dist) and PGCE (Secondary Science)

 
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Mr Carl Lidstone

Deputy Principal Pastoral Care, Middle School
BEd, DipTchg

 

Heads of Faculty

NameFacultySubjects

Mrs Miriam Slow
BSc, GradDipEng

 

Technology  Product Design, Fashion & Textiles Design, Food Technology, Digital Technology, Design & Visual Communication, Computer Science, Animation & Motion Graphics, Middle School Technology - General
Mr Gerard Hodgson
BSc, GradDipTchg, PGDipSc
Science  Physics, Chem, Bio, Science
Mr Paul Bennett
BPE 
Physical Education  PE, Health, Outdoor Ed
Mrs Chris Leishman
BA, DipTchng
Languages  Te Reo, French, Spanish, Japanese, Chinese, Latin
Mr Brian Peel
BA(Hons), PGCE, PGCertAppPrac
Commerce Accounting, Economics, Business, Financial Literacy
Mr Rodney Stratton
BVA, GradDipTchng
Creative Arts Dance, Drama, Music and Visual Arts (Design, Painting, Photography, Printmaking and Sculpture)
Ms Mary Lin
BA, BMus(Hons), DipTchg
Music  Itinerant Lessons, Music
Miss Sara Standring
BPerArts, GradDipTchg
Performing Arts Performing Arts

Dr Jamie Sneddon 
BSc, GracDipTchg(S), MSc, PhD

 Mathematics Maths, Statistics, Calculus
Mr David O'Brien (acting)
BA, BA (Hons), MA (Hons), GradDipSecTchg
English English, Media Studies
Miss Merryn Ward (acting HOF)
BA (Hons) and GradDipTchg
Humanities Geography, History, Social Studies, Classics, Christian ED, Travel and Tourism, Theory of Knowledge 

Mr Mike Anderson
DipBusStud

Sport  

Ms Suzie Tornquist
BSC, Dip Tchg, Dip Counselling

IB Coordinator  IB 

Pastoral Care

NameRoleQualifications
Mrs S Dawson Health Centre Nurse Registered Nurse
Mrs Catherine Watts Head of Enhanced Learning Senior School BA
Mr Edmund Aldiss Head of International Students MPhil
Mr Leti Fetalaiga  Head of Cargill Senior School BPE
Ms Dana Harrison  Head of Cargill Middle School BA, BTch
Miss Susie Rock Head of Chalmers Senior School Bcom(Hons), PGCE
Miss Katie Gordon Head of Chalmers Middle School BA, BTch
Mr Will Gage-Brown Head of Hamilton Senior School BAdvRCC, DipTchg
Mrs Shannon Duffy Head of Hamilton Middle School BSc, MTchg
Mr Peter Harries Head of Stark Senior School BA(Hons) PGCerted
Miss Naomi Wilson Head of Stark Middle School BA(Hons), PGCE
Mr Kevin Taylor Head of Wilson Senior School BSc(Hons), PGDE
Mr Al Ronberg Head of Wilson Middle School BSc(Hons),PGDE
Ms Julie Coughlan Head of Wishart Senior School DipTchg, BA    
Mr Michael Aitken Head of Wishart Middle School BE (Hons), GradDipTchg
Mr Kevin Taylor Head of Year 7

BA, DipTchg

General Contact Information

For general contact information please see below:

Main Reception - skc_admin@saintkentigern.com 09 577 0749

Student Attendance - skc_absence@saintkentigern.com

The Shed - for donations or volunteers - natalie.stephenson@saintkentigern.com