Our People

Senior Leadership Team

Neil Haywood

Principal

Joel Hammond

Acting Deputy Principal (Teaching and Learning)

Anthea Knowles

Deputy Principal (Pastoral Care)

Carole Lake

Assistant Principal

Leaders of Learning

Kate Rowlands

Acting Leader of Learning Health & PE

Amie Blackwell

Arts

Tania Hawes

English

Lydia Mills

Languages

Sarah Blissett

Acting Leader of Learning Mathematics

Lucia Teague-Schellekens

Technology

Jeff Gunn

Social Sciences

Michelle Hemmingsen

Student Support

Mike Seddon

Science

Kaitiaki | Deans

Matua Ramon Roberts

Uranga

Tara Bell

Whaiao

Natalie Bell

Atatū

Mel Anderson

Kōtuhi

Kaiarataki | Heads of Houses

Aeronwy Cording

Atatū

Emma Cusdin

Kōtuhi

Emma Trott

Uranga

Carmen Kenton

Whaiao

Staff

For a list of our teachers go to the Student Wellbeing page and click on the Whanau Classes tab.

Mel BainbridgeExecutive Assistant to the Senior Leadership Teammel@riccarton.school.nz
Kerry McCarthyHead of Kohanga AkoMCY@riccarton.school.nz
Chris SinghHead of GuidanceSI@riccarton.school.nz
Ann McKenzieCounsellorMCK@riccarton.school.nz
Emma TalbotSocial WorkerEmma@riccarton.school.nz 
Kim McEntyreAssistant Learning Co-ordinatorMC@riccarton.school.nz
Sharnali TisiCultural Diversity FacilitatorTisi@riccarton.school.nz
Rebecca DodgeSports Co-ordinatorRebeccaD@riccarton.school.nz 
Lou HeenanCareers AdvisorHE@riccarton.school.nz
Jane HallVocational Pathways Co-ordinatorJane@riccarton.school.nz
Sally BrownLibrary ManagerBS@riccarton.school.nz
Liz SchutteLibrary AssistantLizS@riccarton.school.nz
Frances CoulingInternational Student DirectorISD@riccarton.school.nz
Sue BealingInternational Student Office ManagerSueB@riccarton.school.nz 
Carolyn MurphyInternational Student Homestay Co-ordinatorCarolynM@riccarton.school.nz
Rebecca NicholsonExecutive OfficerRebecca@riccarton.school.nz
Tess RegaldoFinance & Payroll AssistantTessaR@riccarton.school.nz
Anne RobertsStudent Services Administrator (Attendance)RT@riccarton.school.nz
Beth CrothallAssistant to the KaitiakiBethC@riccarton.school.nz 
Grace FowlerAdministrator | Orohaki Camp Co-ordinatorrecptn@riccarton.school.nz
Vivien McCaskeyAdministrator | Board Secretaryvivien@riccarton.school.nz
David HarrisIT ManagerHS@riccarton.school.nz
Andrew HikuIT AssistantAndrewH@riccarton.school.nz
Chris ParrProperty Managerchrisparr@riccarton.school.nz
Darren RoganGroundskeeperDarren@riccarton.school.nz
David ChilesHard Materials Technician | Assistant Caretaker | Arts Technician (AV)DavidC@riccarton.school.nz
Natalya KammererScience TechnicianKM@riccarton.school.nz
Bridget BriertonFood Technology Technician |ACE Assistant Co-ordinator | Staffroom TechnicianBridget@riccarton.school.nz
Remco BaarsGATE Co-ordinatorBB@riccarton.school.nz