Teaching Staff

Nga Kaimahi Whakaako

Below is a list of all the Teaching Staff at Tuakau College and their contact details.

Ms S Askew

TIC Info Management and Careers Advisor

Mrs C Aspden

Mathematics Teacher

Mr A Benson

Spanish Teacher

Mrs J Burton

Health and Physical Education Teacher

Ms J Buttery

Health and Physical Education Teacher and Year 8 Dean

Mr M Chidambaram

Science and Computing Teacher

Ms H Clarke

Year 7&8 Teacher and

Year 7 Dean

Mrs D Cooper-Lang

ESOL Teacher

Mrs S Davidson

English Teacher and

Year 13 Dean

Mr K De Boer

Food Technology Teacher

Mr I Deo

Social Sciences Teacher and

Year 10 Dean

Miss M Devaney

Technology Teacher

On Study Leave

Miss K Drew

Health and Physical Education Teacher

Mrs S Dzadya

Year 7&8 Teacher

Mr J Everitt

Social Sciences and

History Teacher

Mr K Fogarty

Music Teacher

Miss R Gordon

Head of Art

Miss N Haereroa

Te Maaori/Reo Rua Teacher

Miss J Hawke

Health and Physical Education

Mrs L Herbert

Technology Teacher

Mrs C Hucker

Head of Te Whare Ako/SENCO

Mr M Konamalai

Assistant Head of Mathematics

Mrs P Mistry

Year 7&8 Teacher

Mr R Kippen

Head of Technology

Mrs N Blake

English Teacher

Mr D Kumar

Head of Social Sciences and 

Bus Controller

Mr C McGarvey

Technology Teacher and

Year 11 Dean

Mr P Miller

Assistant Head of Science

Mr S Prakash

Health and Physical Education

Miss J Lawson

Head of English

Ms M McMillan

Head of Foreign Languages and Year 12 Dean

Mr A Mitchell

Head of Performing Arts

Mrs J Preston

Year 7&8 Teacher and

Reo Rua Teacher

Mrs C Rivers-Smith

Year 7&8/Reo Rua Teacher

Mrs S Scott

Assistant Head of Te Whare Ako

and Within School Teacher

Miss K Sharan

Year 7&8 Teacher

Mrs L Shaw

Year 7&8 Teacher

Mrs K Simpson

Head of Business Studies

Mr J Slee

Head of Health and Physical Education

Ms K Smith

Science Teacher

Mrs S Tupaea

Assistant Head of English

and Within School Teacher

Mrs M Van Der Byl

Year 7&8 Teacher

Mrs S Van Der Gulik

Mathematics Teacher

Mr G Van Niekerk

Head of Science

Mrs P Walia

Head of Year 7&8

Mr R Walia

Head of Mathematics and

NZQA Principals Nominee

Mrs S Welch

Year 7&8 Teacher and

Year 9 Dean

Mr T Wijdeven

Health and Physical Education Teacher

Mr M Williams

English Teacher

Mrs R Withers-Lauer

Technology and Science Teacher