DipTchg..Dip School Management, Dip Ed.Technology,MEd Admin.(Hons), ED.D.
Anne has a strong focus on children as individuals. She uses her qualifications to ensure that the children are being delivered the highest quality education and that teachers are given every opportunity to develop and enhance their skills.
Susan is one of the two Deputy Principals. In her Deputy Principal role she is responsible for school special needs. She is the raising achievement plan programme leader and is responsible for the ESOL children’s programming. Susan also works closely with staff in performing arts and netball.
Sanjay Rama is a keen sportsman and strong teacher across all subjects. His knowledge of intermediate school needs and learning helps prepare the Ponsonby year 6 students for their year 7 entry. Sanjay is one of our Deputy Principals and has the responsibility for assessment practices and timetables and supporting the PPSG. He also leads the Inner City Sport teacher group organising the year 5 and 6 inter school competitions.
Ms Anja KingstonAP/Team Leader of Puriri Syndicate Y3-4 | Teacher Room 10 Y3
Anja is the team leader of the year 3 and 4 classes. She has a huge knowledge of what supports children’s learning. She is also highly skilled in organisational management systems. Anja is part of the school literacy team and mentors new teachers.
James joined the Ponsonby staff in 2018. He will lead the school in developing student well-being and student agency. He is an avid sportsman, as well as sharing strengths in Kapa Haka and enjoys teaching literacy.
Rhona is a returning teacher with Occupational Therapy qualifications and skills. She is is teaching alongside Kate Hamilton in Room 15. We are very lucky to have two wonderful teachers co-teaching our year 2 students.
Christina Kelly is teaching a year 2 class in room 17. She is a highly experienced teacher and has a love for teaching in the junior area. She is a strong teacher of Literacy, sharing her passion and enjoyment with every student.
Karen brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to our school administrative staff. Having always worked with children and or water throughout her professional career she knows how to manage an office environment both efficiently and with a friendly approachable manner. She is married with 3 children and this keeps her busy when she is not at work.