Staff members have an e-mail address first name.initial of surname@raphaelhouse.school.nz

Please direct calls for Staff to our Office on (04) 569 5161. 

List of 2022 Staff

Adrienne PrestonHousekeeping
Alice Kurcake  Kindergarten Kaiako
Amelia MinogueCurriculum Leader, English, NZCSE, Kaiarataki Class 9
Ana CasseanoKindergarten Assistant
 Barry PringleScience, Kaiarataki Class 11
Brian PaquinSports Coordinator
Brett WhincupProperty Manager
Carolyn EnglandCounsellor
Chaucey Ellis Payroll Officer
Claire Folster  Class 1
Dorothea PienaarLS Music & Therapy
Emily BlythLearning support Kaiako, SENCO
 Fabiana Tato Kindergarten Kaiako-Kowhai
Fiona RawdonLearning Support Assistant
Gabrielle EdmondsVisual Arts, Kaiarataki Class 8
Geoff HeathClass 6, LS Leadership Support
Gita Pillai​​​​​​​ NZCSE Support, Timetable Administration., Enrolments
Grant RossiterDeputy Principal, Math, Science, EOTC, US Coordination
Holly PullanLearning Support Assistant
Irene CheungDeputy Principal, Math, Te Reo, LS Coordination
Irja HaefligerPedagogy Leader, German, International Students, Kaiarataki Class 11
Irwin NavarroKindergarten Assistant
Jemma GillKindergarten Assistant
Jolene SewellKindergarten Assistant
Jonas KouklClass 3 (Monday-Wednesday)
Karen GaultTe Reo
Karyn Gray Principal
Katie BrackenridgeHandwork, Literacy, Festivals Leader
Katie Rustleland Class 8, English, Humanities, Kaiarataki Class 8
Katie MuskExecutive Officer
Laura LopezKindergarten Kaiako-Pohutuawa
Line SchlebuschLearning Support Assistant
Loren TibbsKindergarten Assistant
Louise GaplinClass 5
Lyn VigrassLibrarian
Marcelly RibeiroReceptionist
Mario GudePastoral Leader, Woodwork, PE, Kaiarataki Class 10
Megan Grant  English, Life Skills, Kaiarataki Class 12
Merlin FuhrhopMathematics, Gateway Coordinator, Kaiarataki Class 12
Nina GudeEurythmy
Nancy FulfordClass 3 (Wednesday-Friday)
Patrick McKinleyPhysics
 Purdy​​​​​​​ BiddleNumeracy Leader, Class 2
Rose McIlhoneHauora, Humanities, Careers, Kaiarataki Class 10
Sarah McKenzieScience, Biology, Enrichment
Sharon PateteLearning Support Assistant
Simon BurrowLearning Support Assistant
Simon HurleyProperty Assistant
Sue PeglerEurythmy 
Tanya Zanetti Class 4
Tegan AndersonClass 7
Tim AngusMathematics, Kaiarataki Class 9
Tina StolzeHumanities, Handwork, German, Kaiarataki Class 9
  Tracey WilliamsonKindergarten Learning Assistant
Trudi OrmeKindergarten Kaiako-Rimu
 Vanya Howell-KressMusic, EOTC, Kaiarataki Class 10
Yuko OshidaJapanese

Leadership

PrincipalKaryn Gray
Deputy Principal / Upper School CoordinatorGrant Rossiter
Deputy Principal/Lower School Coordinator Irene Cheung

Early Childhood/Kindergarten
Kindergartner (Rimu) R1Trudi Orme
Kindergartner (Pohutakawa) P2Laura Lopez/Alice Kurucake
Kindergartner (Kowhai) K3Fabiana Tato-Ermenyi
Kindergarten CoverAlice Kurucake
Learning Assistant PohutukawaJolene Sewell/Ana Casteano
Learning Assistant KowhaiLoren Tibbs/ Irwin Navarro
Learning Assistant RimuJemma Gill/Tracey Williamson
Lower School – Classes 1-7 Kaiako
Class 1 Claire Folster
Class 2Purdy Biddle
Class 3Nancy Fulford/Jonas Koukl
Class 4Tanya Zanetti
Class 5Louise Galpin
Class 6Geoff Heath
Class 7Tegan Anderson
EurythmyNina Gude
HandworkKatie Brakenridge
MusicDorothea Pienaar
Story TellingDorothea Pienaar
Woodwork Mario Gude
Learning SupportEmily Blyth
Te ReoKaren Gault
Upper School Class Kaiarataki
Class 8Katie Rustleund, Gabrielle Edmonds,
Class 9Tim Angus, Amelia Minogue, Tina Stolze
Class 10Mario Gude, Vanya Howell, Rose McIlhone
Class 11Irja Haefliger and Barry Pringle
Class 12Megan Grant and Merlin Fuhrhop
Upper School Subject Kaiako
ArtGabrielle Edmonds
DramaAmelia Minogue
EnglishAmelia Minogue, Megan Grant, Katie Rustleland, Rose McIlhone
GermanIrja Haefliger
HandworkTina Stolze
Japanese Yuko Oshika
MathTim Angus, Merlin Fuhrhop
MusicVanya Howell ,
HauoraRose McIlhone, Megan Grant, Mario Gude
ScienceSarah McKenzie, Barry Pringle, Patrick McKinley
TransitionKatie Rustleund
WoodworkMario Gude
School Learning Support Assistants
Fiona Rawdon
Holly Pullan
Line Schlebusch-Bruemmer
Simon Burrows
Sharon Patete
 

 Administration and Support Staff

 Administration & Support StaffStaff
Executive OfficerKatie Musk
ReceptionistMarcelly Ribeiro
Payroll OfficerChaucey Ellis
Property Co-ordinatorBrett Whincup
Sports CoordinatorBrian Paquin
LibraryLyn Vigrass
Property AssistantSimon Hurley

Rudolf Steiner School Trust Staff

 Rudolf Steiner School Trust (RSST)Staff
Proprietors’ Property Manager and TreasurerChris Rae

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