Staff - Overview 2017


In the area of home/school communication, the easiest and most effective ways of contacting our staff are by phone (473 6077) or by email. If you wish to contact a specific staff member, email is strongly recommended.

Below you will find an overview of our current staff. Click on a staff member's name for more detailed information about them including email address and, if applicable, their classroom website.

Overview teaching- and support staff

Linda Barton

Associate Principals
Jo Patrick
Julie Butler

Team Leaders
Helen Fairclough (Kōwhai)
Tracey Hardey (Rimu)
Dianne Mayall (Nikau)
Diane Edgoose (Tōtara)
Miranda Kelly (Kauri)

Kōwhai (New Entrant to Year 1)
Helen Fairclough
Dee McGibbon
Tarina MacKay

Rimu (Year 1-3)
Tracey Hardey
Shani Gledhill
Jitka Bloomfield
Katherine Aitken

Nikau (Year 3/4)
Dianne Mayall
Andre Hueber
Alison Weavers & Jo Patrick

Tōtara (Year 4/5)
Diane Edgoose
John Keoghan
Steve Anderson

Kauri (Year 5/6)
Miranda Kelly
Aaron Joyes
Adele Montgomery
Ellis Walker Bell


Additional Part time Teachers
Ann Grayson (Dance and Leadership Release)
Nikki Douglas (Drama, PE Specialisation, Sport Lead Teacher, and Leadership Release)
Anne Kelly (Reading Recovery and Leadership Release)
Claire Dowson (Leadership Release)
Victoria Koopen (Kapahaka Lead Teacher, Learning support, and Leadership Release)
Kate Webber (Music Specialisation)

Specialists teachers
Ann Grayson (Dance)
Nikki Douglas (Drama, Sport/PE)
Victoria Koopen (Maori Language)
Kate Webber (Music)

Adele Montgomery

Resources / Library
Dee McGibbon

Sports & Sport website
Nikki Douglas

Teacher Aides
Betty Knoppert
Trish Judd
Christiane Checksfield
Lisa Dunlop
Lucy Backus
Maitreyi Munroe

Office staff
Sandy Tickner
Sandra Nicholls
Lorna Corrie

Property Manager
John Underwood

Long Bay Primary School, Ralph Eagles Place, Long Bay. North Shore, New Zealand. Phone: (09) 473 6077. Email: