I am the teacher-in-charge of Year 7 and 8 Hockey, ICAS competitions, and Year 7 Outdoor Education and assist with our J-Rock performances. I have coached Basketball and Debating and am involved in Sound and Lighting at Orewa College. I teach mathematics to Year 9, 10 and 11 students at Orewa College. My subject areas include English and Media Studies. My name is Althea White and I have been at Orewa College for over 15 years where I have taught English and media studies. I am the Dean of Year 7. Subject selection is done on arrival. I love Football, so I coach Boys and Girls 1st Eleven Football at Orewa College. Orewa College and various other schools in Auckland region. This has flown into becoming a school teacher. Building positive relationships with these students and their families has always been my goal. My name is Megan Ackerman and I teach Year 7 and 8 students. Nobody is good at everything but everyone is good at something! After teaching for many years in both Montessori Education and public school settings I developed a strong interest and concern for the social and emotional needs of rangatahi. My name is Adele Nelson and I have been teaching for over 29 years. My name is Adele Nelson and I have been teaching for over 29 years. I am a Year 9 - 13 English teacher and I have been teaching for over 27 years. I wholeheartedly believe in our student’s potential to succeed and to make a difference in the world. In my own class, I encourage independence and strive for students to find their own learning path. I currently teach in the Mathematics Department. I teach Spanish and ESOL English and I have taught in schools for over 20 years. I organise the Skiing and Equestrian team and am also part of the Duke of Edinburgh team assisting on the tramps. Mathematics engages the analytical as well as the creative genius within each of us. Tena Koe. I have been teaching at Orewa College for over 20 years. Teaching is in my blood. I teach Science and Biology to Years 9 to 12. I have been working in I.L.E's for the past 3 years and found it to be a very beneficial experience. I also teach social studies. Over this time, I’ve specialised in working with youth and children, picking up additional roles in Youth-work, Mentoring and the Youth Justice System. University & Other Training Institute Information. I teach Spanish to students from Year 7 - Year 13. The best thing about being an English teacher is discussing the big questions! I teach Mathematics from years 9 to 13, with a real love of Calculus and Algebra. I am also director of the House system. I am the Outdoor Education Co-ordinator and teacher of the level 3 outdoor program. Hola! Competitions are North Harbour wide or Auckland wide depending on the grade the team is competing in. I am excited to be teaching Food and Fabrics for Year’s 7, 8 and 9 at Orewa College. I enjoy teaching because students at this level are great to interact with and have the capacity to always surprise me with their insight, humour and ability to challenge my way of thinking. I am also passionate about helping to improve debating and students speaking ability at Orewa College. I am enthusiastic about guiding the creative writing club, supporting the debating club and managing the ‘food glorious food’ group, and have a lot of fun with these students. My specialist teaching subjects are Chemistry and Biology. (I think; therefore I am.) I have been a member of the Orewa College community for over 30 years, both as a teacher of Textile Technology and as a parent of past students. Students must have appropriate footwear, long socks, black PE shorts and shin pads. For instructions on the school app click here, If you would like to assist this team with transport/coaching you will need to be Police Vetted by Orewa College. The students and staff of Orewa College, north of Auckland, gathered today to show support for the victims and families affected by the two Christchurch mosque attacks on Friday. I feel privileged to be in a position where I can teach what I love. I am creative contributing in school productions. 5:11. I feel privileged to have been accepted into the Apple Distinguished Educator programme and this has opened up so many wonderful opportunities for me to grow as a teacher. We provide real life experiences to our students who form their own business and make products to earn profits. I have just started teaching at Orewa College in 2019 after studying finance and mathematics. I started teaching after spending 15 years in industry as an accountant. I am currently working at Orewa two days a week and on the other days working on my Doctoral research or teaching at the University of Auckland. English and Media help our students to see the world through different eyes. I have two major roles in the school. I love having deep. I am also the Director of Sport and oversee sport from Year 7 – 13. I am an experienced teacher having taught in both the UK and New Zealand, most recently at Westlake Girls High School. I love teaching and watching the students progress through their school life. I am very passionate about student welfare and in 2019 I am excited about having a form class again. Fire crew were called to Orewa College this afternoon after a fire started in a saw dust extraction unit. After teaching for many years in both Montessori Education and public school settings I developed a strong interest and concern for the social and emotional needs of rangatahi. Prior to that I worked within the Department of Corrections for many years, tutoring young adults in prison and then working in communities to support the rehabilitation and reintegration of individuals whose difficulties had found them caught up in court processes. I have taught all year levels from 1-8 and have also spent a number of years teaching abroad. I teach Year 9 Financial Literacy, Year 10 Business Enterprise, NCEA Level 1 Economics, Level 2 and 3 Business Studies. These can be via Daily Student Notices or on the School App. I feel it is important to get the modern-age teens out into the open air. I have been teaching since I emigrated here with my family from London. He aha te mea nui o te ao. I'm excited to share my skills and experience with students in Drama. As well as a Visual Art teacher, I am also the Batten House leader. We are so lucky to live in a country where adventure waits on our doorsteps. I’ve come from Freyberg High School in Palmerston North where I taught physical education and health for 10 years. I enjoy film making and studying how media shapes our world. I love the relationships with the students, I enjoy the people I work with and I love the idea that I am making a difference in someone else's life. I have been sharing my knowledge of the Sciences with students at Orewa College for many happy and fulfilling years. I have a special interest in Special, Olympics at the College and each year the squad is bigger and stronger. My focus is developing confidence and enquiring minds, to try new, things and be the best they can be. I enjoy teaching at OrewaCollege as the students are friendly and open to different ways of learning. This includes a large science and technology building, an outstanding performing arts centre. I love my job due to a number of reasons. I have taught all year levels from 0 - 8. I am currently working in the Orewa Middle school as a teacher of Year 8. 64 teams from 25 schools will compete across seven different grades with matches played on Monday and Wednesday afternoons at various clubs, public facilities, and schools. I am passionate about helping students to become proficient in another language and aware of other cultures. I also like to be practical with the way I teach and enjoy hands on learning, whether it be pulling apart an engine, or physically building or creating something. I love to see how students develop their practical skills and become confident in their practical ability and then use their expertise to help cater for various occasions in school. My name is Asher Akroyd and I teach Health and Physical Education in Years 9 - 13, Sports Academy at Year 9 and Sports Leadership at Year 12. I love interacting with young people, motivating them and helping them to find their strengths. Students must have moulded boots (no metal sprigs), long Orewa College socks, black Orewa College Football shorts and shin pads. I have a passion for Physical Education and Sport and seeing children learn and enjoy a wide range of experiences that will help them stay active as they move into the teenage years and beyond. I am on several committees in North Harbour and Auckland for Rugby and Volleyball, and I have managed NZ Junior Men’s volleyball teams. We are committed to providing a supportive and challenging centre of learning, promoting high levels of achievement academically and in co-curricular activities. I have taught all year levels from 0 - 8. I have been teaching for over 30 years and absolutely love working with students to develop their hands on skills in the area of food. I believe in empowering young people by helping them tap into their inner resources as well as supporting them to reach out to their support systems. I try and imbue all my students with a passion for History by teaching engaging and confronting topics that prompt students to question the actions of those in the past, whilst making tangible links to the present. Education is more than what is taught in the classroom. This belief is the driving force behind my work. “ Why is mathematics so important? I love working at Orewa College with students across all year levels and abilities who need support to access the curriculum, be included in regular classes and reach their full potential. I have been teaching in New Zealand for over eight years and I have been at Orewa College for over six. I teach mathematics to Year 9, 10 and 11 students at Orewa College. I have previously taught maths here at Orewa College and at Rodney College and maths and science at Mahurangi College. I believe in feed them with positivity on a continious basis and to help them build their self belief. I’m a graphic designer who teaches Visual Art to Year 9 to 11 and specialises in teaching Art Design to Year 12 and 13. I am also the TIC of Touch Rugby in school. When I applied for the job, I was asked what co-curricular activity I like to take part in. I'm Becky Hilliar and I have been teaching for Dance for 16years, I am responsible for the 9-13 programme at school. I have taught across all ages of Primary for over 20 years and have also had experience in leadership roles over the course of my career. I also am the coordinator for the Bronze Duke of Edinburgh programme. I also have extensive work history in the clothing industry working for Bendon Industries, Warehouse Clothing, Quiksilver and Uniform Group. I have been teaching for many years, in Palmerston North, the North Shore, the Middle East and most recently at Orewa College. I teach Health and Physical Education to Year 9 - 13. In maths we think outside the cube, looking at several ways to solve any particular problem. I teach in Year 8 and I have been teaching for over 15 years. 2020 Sport Fees: these are based on 2019 fees and are subject to change. I coach the Boys Volleyball program and am proud to coach an incredibly driven group of young men. I teach at Orewa College in the Year 7 and 8 department. I have been fortunate to work in this incredible region and Orewa College since 2013 when I arrived fresh from a 4 year teaching degree at Canterbury University. I currently teach Mathematics and Statistics from Year 9 through to Year 13. ... Orewa College // Tabloid Sports 2015 - Duration: 4:52. I teach Geography and Social Studies. I like to think students enjoy being in my class as I try and make maths fun and interesting, as well as taking an interest in their teenage lives. I have recently moved from Christchurch where I have previously taught Digital Technology and Electrons. Perfect for a day trip or a long weekend escape, the beauty of heading to Orewa Beach is the short journey it takes to get there. I am constantly fascinated with the world I live in and the people around me. My teaching positions span across the year levels with 10 years at Westlake Girls High School, followed by 6 years at Red Beach School. Sports Coordinators Meeting 2021 Our annual Sports Coordinators Meeting will be held on Wednesday 20 January 2021 at Alexandra Park. I have a love for theatre, film, cricket and I'm also the Bus Controller for Orewa College. I have been teaching since 2003, after working in the Science research sector for about 20 years. It is richly rewarding to work alongside young people as they develop their abilities to respond to and cope with life’s challenges. Kia ora, I am currently a teacher of Year 8 students. Orewa District High School was founded in 1956. (I think; therefore I am.) Whangaparaoa College Sport, Auckland, New Zealand. Staff members, along with many community coaches and managers provide a strong sporting network for our students. Orewa College SPORT has 1,639 members. I have a keen interest in music and theatre and I teach cello and help out in the performing arts as part of my extra curricular activities. Prior to completing my teaching diploma at AUT, I worked at Westlake Girls as a Food Technician. I believe that no one subject can be taught in isolation and enjoy seeing students making links between their learning areas, and developing an appreciation of how the curriculum relates to them personally. Kia Ora. While I'm new to Orewa College, I have been a teacher for many years. Before joining the maths department, I taught a year 8 class at the middle school. I have been teaching Technology for 10 years since 2010. I also assist with our Spirit of New Zealand programme and manage a squash team. My Name is Joel Dickinson. I have been teaching for over 5 years and love the opportunity to teach not only Science. I facilitate the school’s Yearbook Committee which produces our annual Yearbook and also coach debating. I am a member of the Humanities department and have also been teaching the Year 9 Supported Homeroom class. Any meetings and events coming up. I teach in Year 8 and I have been teaching for over 15 years. I am the Head of the Sports Academy which runs a Year 9 and 10 course. Teaching has always been about more than ‘just’ delivering lessons for me; I have always felt the drive to promote the positives of life to my students, as well as to help them develop resilience when things are tougher, extra-curricular tabletop gaming. I am passionate about sustainable living and teaching the importance of this to my students. We teachers encourage, guide, influence, mentor, instruct, praise and occasionally inspire. I am passionate about helping students realise they can achieve what they doubt is possible. I use a blended approach with a variety of teaching tools and resources to suit the individuals that make up the class. My name is James Appleby and I teach history and social studies. I love the humour, passion, innovation and creativity that teenagers bring into the classroom and I enjoy the enrichment and the challenges that go hand in hand with digital education. I teach food studies to years 7 - 13 and I have been teaching since I emigrated here with my family from London. We are challenged as professionals to grow and never be complacent, while we critically reflect on our teaching practice and set new goals in order to improve on an ongoing basis. Click here for full bio and email address, I love working at Orewa College with students across all year levels and, abilities who need support to access the curriculum, be included in, regular classes and reach their full potential. I teach Years 9 to 11 Maths, as well as being head of McLaren House. The enthusiasm and energy that our awesome young people bring to the classroom is what drives my passion to teach. Doctors later said the teenager had suffered a … I teach Health and PE, which I’m super passionate about. Orewa College is a secondary (years 7 … I have been teaching for many years, in Palmerston North, the North Shore, the Middle East and most recently at Orewa College. I have a passion for teaching and enriching students lives through music education. My name is Asher Akroyd and I teach Health and Physical Education in Years 9 - 13, Sports Academy at Year 9 and Sports Leadership at Year 12. If you tremble with indignation at every injustice (in history), then you are a comrade of mine.” My name is Paul Tucker and I teach History here at Orewa College. I have lived in Orewa for the past 15 years and I love teaching in our local community. It is about ensuring the students have the much needed skills required to be successful in life. My name is James Appleby and I teach history and social studies. The small fire started just before 3pm on Monday in the carpentry room at the college. I like to incorporate digital learning into my teaching and I am always on the lookout to try new ways of doing things within teaching. Over the years I have taught Accounting, Economics and Business studies, with Accounting my all-time favourite subject. I like to inspire students across all subject areas, but have a passion for writing and helping to motivate students (especially boys) to write. Kia ora / hello. “Naku te rourou nau te rourou ka ora ai te iwi”. Throughout my long career in education I have taught from preschool to Year 8 and in special education. I have worked here at Orewa College for over five years and I am a teacher based in the Student Support Centre here at Orewa College. I am also the Director of Sport and oversee sport from Year 7 – 13. I am a Mathematics and Statistics teacher. Kia ora, Ko Caroline Dunn ahau. I am excited by the challenges that are facing education in today's world and love been part of a team that aspires to ensure our students will be equipped for the future. My name is Pip Cowley and I teach Social Studies and History to Years 9 - 13. The best of teaching for me is interacting with my students and seeing them grow as skilled, innovative, all rounded citizens. I teach Health and Physical Education. My name is Trevor Rubens and I teach Year 7. Outside of school, my interests include playing and coaching hockey, fishing, outdoor activities and travelling. 961 likes. I teach media studies and English. My teaching experience is in the middle school (Year 7 - 10). In 2009 I came to Orewa College to teach in the Technology Department. I love teaching and learning with my students by stretching thinking and watching students grow as independent learners willing to take risks and build important habits, attitudes and values to achieve to their highest standard. I have coached football teams for many years. CONTACT: Kumar Guru, Harveys, ph 021 125 5911. I am the current Nepia House leader in the house system. My name is Megan Ackerman and I teach Year 7 and 8 students. I am a Year 8 teacher in the Middle School Department. Times will vary from team to team but are typically at least one per week. SPORTS PAVILION. My name is Craig Ashton and I teach in the Health and Physical Education Department. I have a personal interest in sports and maths. I also assist teachers of our identified priority learners. I am an enthusiastic teacher with a background in music, performing arts, language, and supporting students with dyslexia, ASD and other learning differences. - Descartes. Boots are optional for zone days. 243 likes. Senior Biology and Horticulture have been my main focuses but I also enjoy being involved with school sport and attending performing arts presentations. FEATURES: Five-year-old, four-bedroom Lockwood home in stunning cliff-side setting. We provide a shirt for each student. I'm excited to be stepping foot into the Hard Materials subject area. I teach in the Business department. Helping them with their learning and being part of their transition from children to young adults. I teach Year 9 to 13 Physical Education and Health along with Year 13 Outdoor Education. Prior to this I taught in the Waikato at both secondary and middle school. I am not only an English teacher but someone who hopes to prepare my students to love life and make the world a far better place. My hobby is football, and you’ll see me on the weekends playing football and coaching our local youth. I have been teaching for over 30 years and absolutely love working with students to develop their hands on skills in the area of food. I love teaching this age group and to work here at Orewa College makes it even more special. My motto in teaching: “Educating the mind without educating the heart is no education at all” – Aristotle. I have been teaching for over 20 years. I hold a Bachelor of Education: endorsement in Special Education. I spent 7 years teaching internationally in Hong Kong, Qatar and Beijing before coming to Orewa College where I have been for over 8 years teaching mainstream Year 7 and Year 8 and the Year 7 ILC. I love working with students to assist each unique individual to discover and plan their next step within and beyond school. My teaching experience is in the middle school (Year 7 - 10). Kia ora, Welcome to Orewa College, We are proud of our school and what it contributes to our community. I have coached Basketball and Debating and am involved in Sound and Lighting at Orewa College. I live locally on the Coast and feel we are very fortunate to live in such a beautiful part of NZ. I have been involved with skills training for 7 years in South Africa where I ran a maintenance workshop at a technical/occupational school. Digital technology has helped to aid this process. I teach food studies to Years 7 - 13 and I have been teaching since I emigrated here with my family from London. We have fun in JHN. Teams play in a weekly competition, on a home and away basis. I’ve have previously taught in East Auckland, and now I am now enjoying the challenge of Orewa College on the Coast. This passion inspired me to transition from teaching to counselling. Exploring Kathryn Kuhlman's Miraculous Life and Untimely Death - Duration: 28:33. I have been teaching at Orewa College for over 20 years. Kia Ora, I’m Carol Weaver, and I work in the Careers Department as Teacher in Charge of Maori and Pasifika and Teacher in Charge of Work Experience. I teach in the Year 7 and 8 department. I came out of the industry with experience in the motor vehicle industry and more than ten years as an adult trainer. My focus is on developing greater communication for students to have the confidence to participate as fully as possible within the school and wider community. - Descartes. This is a strong message I want to pass on to my students, empowering them with the confidence to seek adventure and build life skills essential for all aspects of life after school. Troublesome kid at home? In my teaching, I have a particular interest in mentoring senior students, especially those preparing for English Scholarship. I am passionate about Science and Maths and love nature. I'm HOD of Humanities. I organise the school’s Asian club in which we enable students to experience Asian culture via dance, games, movies and other activities. Post question, photos and results from sport games. I am involved in Orienteering and Students Against Dangerous Driving. I conduct the Symphonic band at school and the Hibiscus Coast Concert Band in the community. Building positive, relationships with these students and their families has always been my, goal. I. I am currently working in the Orewa Middle school as a teacher of Year 8. The College Sport Auckland office will be closed for the Christmas break from Wednesday 16 December 2020 – Wednesday 13 January 2021. My subject areas include English and Media Studies. What brings me to this work is a belief in the power of possibilities - what might become possible for a young person (or any individual) when healthy self-esteem, determination and hope combine and the support of others is strongly felt. How wonderful it is then to be a teacher of English and to be able to lead teachers in the department who are passionate about learning. I teach Japanese and I have taught in Japan, Australia and New Zealand. I feel privileged to be part of a strong pastoral team committed to supporting student well-being at Orewa College. I enjoy seeing students’ confidence grow and it is the greatest reward in teaching. He is also the Year 13 Dean, TIC of Statistics and TIC of Squash at OC. I teach Mathematics and Statistics. Incorporates a separate dance studio. My name is Asher Akroyd and I teach Health and Physical Education in Years 9 - 13, Sports Academy at year 9 and Sports Leadership at Year 12. I have been at Orewa College since 2005, the first year of Year 7 and 8. Currently I am a lead teacher in the Orewa Kāhui Ako: Community of Learning. I love having deep, philosophical discussions with students and thinking about how literature helps shape our world. I enjoy coming alongside young people to facilitate growth and change as well as supporting them navigate their way through life’s challenges. I teach Economics to Years 11 - 13, Business Studies to Year 13 and Financial Literacy to Years 9 and 10. There is never a dull moment in teaching and because of that I cannot see myself anywhere else. I get a great deal of satisfaction from watching my students succeed with their practical projects, especially our international students who have limited exposure to Technology subjects in their home countries. Includes information, photos and updates for Sports at Whangaparaoa College. We teachers encourage, guide, influence, mentor instruct, praise and occasionally inspire. I have been teaching in Orewa College for over 11 years. I work with students across the school years focusing on developing greater independence and skills to access mainstream school to the best of each student's ability.