Our Teaching Staff



Curriculum Responsibilities

Ms Erica Bailey

Financial Literacy

Deputy Principal; Principal's Nominee; TIC Badminton

Ms Kathryn Baker

 Chemistry; Science

 Year 13 Dean; LAH Science; TIC Cricket

Mrs Megan Blake 

Science; Social Studies


Mrs Rosemary Carter


Guidance Counsellor; TIC Rifle Shooting

Mr Matthew Chapman

English; Media English

Assistant LAH English; Literacy

 Mrs Marina Charlton


Teen Parenting Coordinator

Mrs Lyn Crossan

Gateway; Transition

Careers Advisor; STAR Coordinator; TIC Gateway

 Mrs Sarah Davis



Mr Hayden Dawson

History; Social Studies; Tourism

Assistant LAH Social Sciences; Peer Support; TIC History/Tourism; TIC Cross Country; TIC Skiing/Snowboarding

Mrs Jo Dockrill 

Biology; Science


Mrs Marie Donaldson

Te Reo Maori 


Mr Andrew Gill 


International Student Director

Miss Hannah Green

German; Mathematics


Ms Deb Hales

Physical Education

Deputy Principal; TIC Kapahaka; DoE Co-ordinator

Mrs Joy Hall

Reading Tutoring

Miss Stephanie Hearsey

English; Media English

LAH English; PTA Staff Representative

Mr Mark Houghton


Assistant LAH Mathematics; Academic Dean; DoE Co-ordinator

Ms Annabelle Morgan

Food Technology; PE/Health

TIC Netball

Miss Lisa Kim



Mrs Tracey Lissington

Graphics; Materials Technology

Year 10 Dean; TIC Soft Materials

Ms Mary-Ellen Luyten

English; ESOL; Media English

International Student Dean

Mrs Susie Matheson 



Mr Andrew McKay

Physics; Science

BOT Staff Representative; ICT Support; Specialist Classroom Teacher

Ms Sharon McMurray


TIC Squash

Miss Annabelle Morgan

Health; Physical Education

TIC Netball

Mrs Karen Munnings 

Home Economics; Hospitality 


Mrs Fran Nimmo

Home Economics; Hospitality

TIC Home Economics; Hospitallity; TIC School Council

Mrs Joy O'Connor

Mathematics; Social Studies


Miss Samantha Oehley

Graphics; Visual Art


Miss Claire O'Neill


Year 12 Dean; LAH PE/Health; TIC Outdoor Education, TIC Rugby, Touch Rugby, Volleyball

Mrs Pikimai Ouknider 


Kapahaka Tutor/Kaiawhina

Mrs Anna Pavletich

Accounting; Economics; French; Mathematics

LAH Languages

Miss Roxy Pitchford


 K9 Advisory

Mr Brian Quinn


LAH Mathematics; Timetable; TIC Rowing

Miss Megan Robinson

Mathematics; Health; PE


Ms Sarah Robinson

Geography; Social Studies

Year 11 Dean; LAH Social Sciences; TIC Bowls

Mrs Julie Simpson

Digital Technologies; Tourism

Year 9 Dean; TIC ICT

Miss Katy Whelan

Graphics; Visual Art

LAH Technology; Cups/Trophies; Timetable

Mrs Aimee White



Mrs Suzanne White

Drama; Music

HOD Performing Arts

Miss Janet Williams

Biology; Science

Assistant LAH Science; TIC Library; TIC Tennis


Timaru Girls' High School Chorale won the Isabel Chetwin Cup for the most improved Choir at the Big Sing held in Dunedin on Wednesday 18 June 2014. Along with this award our Teacher in Charge of Music, Suzanne White, was awarded a $500 conductors award to attend a chorale conference.  We are extremely proud of our Chorale.


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