Teachers

Alana Mason

Hi, My name is Alana Mason and I teach in the senior school. I moved down from Auckland with my partner in 2014 and have loved every minute of working at Tikorangi School. Our students are “Can do” kids, who strive for excellence. In my spare time I enjoy surfing,

Anna Johnson

Hi my name is Anna, I am a teacher aide working primarily with a special needs child on a one to one basis. I also have 3 children attending Tikorangi School. I really enjoy the community atmosphere of Tikorangi School.

Carolyn Parker

Hi, I'm Carolyn. I'm married to Ed and we have two teenage children. After growing up in Palmerston North and teaching in Te Puke for three years I shifted to Taranaki to take up a one year teaching position and have stayed ever since! I have had a long association

Hamish Hislop

Hello, My name is Hamish and I teach in the senior School. I am married and I have two boys. I have been teaching at Tikorangi since 2014 and I really enjoy the community and friendly students. I am one of the associate Principals which keeps me really busy. I

Helen Pool

Hi I’m Helen and I have been teaching at Tikorangi School in various part time positions since 2006. Currently I am teaching Year 2 and Year 3 students in a team teaching position with Jadd Waters. I am very passionate about Tikorangi School as I am grew up in Tikorangi

Helene Shaw

I am born and raised in the Waitara area and I have taught here for a number of years. I have many connections with whanau and past pupils around the community. I find it is not only what you teach children but how you make them feel that's important. This

Jadd Waters

Hi My name is Jadd Waters. I team teach year 2 and 3 students with Helen Pool. 

Jasmine Kelly

Hi my name is Jasmine.I have a son Nathaniel who also attends Tikorangi school. I am a teacher aide who helps in the junior section of Tikorangi and also the netball coordinator. I love working at Tikorangi because we are like a big family.

Lisa Graham

Hi. My name is Lisa Graham and I have been at Tikorangi School since 2012. I am currently teaching in the Middle School. I enjoy teaching at Tikorangi because the school has a great philosophy of a child can achieve anything. We are very supportive of our children and our

Lynne Smith

Hi. My name is Lynne Smith. I have been working as a Teacher Aide for 18 years. I came to Tikorangi School 13 years ago and have been working as a Teacher Aide. I became the Librarian 3 years ago, which I really love. I attended Tikorangi School as a

Max Pringle

Hiya, I’m Max and this is my first year at Tikorangi School. I originally hail from Auckland although I have lived in the Taranaki region since I was 19. I teach in the Junior team with the Year 1 children. I have been teaching Juniors for around 8 years but

Paul Johnson

Hi, I’m Paul and I’ve been the Principal of Tikorangi School since 2009. My three children all attend our wonderful school, and having worked in schools of over 700 kids, I think they are pretty lucky to be Tikorangi School students. Tikorangi School is a great place to learn, to

Rachel Olson

Kia Ora. I have been at Tikorangi since 2005 and teach mostly in the middle school. I am married and have two boys who were both privileged to attend Tikorangi. I am passionate about making sure every child has what they need to learn effectively, hence I am the school

Russell Hight

Russel Hight is caretaker at Tikorangi School.

Stacey Chapman

Hi, I’m Stacey. I was born and raised in Taranaki although I have recently returned from 2 years living overseas. In London, I had the opportunity to teach in a variety of schools and spend time in over 20 countries. This year, I am enjoying my first year of team

Sue Wood

My name is Sue Wood. I am the Office Administrator. I grew up in Waitara and moved back to the area in 2005. I started at Tikorangi as a teacher aide and then applied for the position of office administrator in 2006. I love all the variations that my job

Vicky Cleaver

Hi I am Vicky. I have been working at Tikorangi School since 2015. I really enjoy working here because of the friendly students and staff.