Our People

We are very proud of the calibre of our staff. Girls’ High employs over 125 full and part-time staff, including teachers, administration, grounds and maintenance, catering and boarding staff.

Our highly qualified, passionate teachers are continuing on their own learning journey so that the students they teach receive a well -rounded education.

 

The creation of a CGHS Teacher Profile sits alongside our Junior Growth Profile and Senior Graduate Profile.

Contact our staff

Leadership Team

Christine O’Neill
Principal
MEdL, BA, Dip Tchg
principalsEA@cghs.school.nz
Peter Sawyer
Deputy Principal
Culture and Operations
BEd, PGDip Ed (Ldership), Dip Tchg
syp@cghs.school.nz
Sonja Bailey
Assistant Principal
Innovation and Engagement
MEd,PGDipEd (eLearning), BSc, DipTchg
bls@cghs.school.nz
Maria Lemalie
Assistant Principal
Relationships and Culture: Staff
BA, DipTchg
lem@cghs.school.nz
Laura Jean (L-J) Peawini
Assistant Principal
Relationships and Culture: Students
MEd (Leadership), BEd, (PE), Dip Tchg
pwl@cghs.school.nz
Chris Miller
Business Manager
mrc@cghs.school.nz

Heads of Learning

Katrina Dyne
English
MEd (Distinction), Dip Tchg
dnk@cghs.school.nz
Natasha Smith
Languages
BA, Dip Tchg
smn@cghs.school.nz
Karen Hooper
Mathematics
BA, Dip Tchg
hpk@cghs.school.nz
Matt Bilsbury
Physical Education and Health
BEd (PE), Dip Tchg
blm@cghs.school.nz
Jason Aaron
Science
BSc, PGDip Sci, Dip Tchg
aaj@cghs.school.nz
Rob Frier
Technology
BA(Hons), PGCE (UK)
frr@cghs.school.nz
Michael Langdon
The Arts
PGDip Ed Leadership (Distinction), BA (Music and English ), Dip Tchg. ATCL
lnm@cghs.school.nz
Cecelia Jardine-King
Learning Enhancement
BA, DipMusSt, Cert TEAL, DipTchgLrn, PGDip TEAL
jac@cghs.school.nz
Alastair Blyth
Commerce/Assessment Co-ordinator
BSc, Dip Tchg
assessment@cghs.school.nz
Sara Hornsey
Social Sciences
BA, Dip Tchg
hns@cghs.school.nz

Te Whare Hauora

Charlotte Phoon
Year 13
BA (Hons), GDipTchg

phc@cghs.school.nz

Virginia Collingwood
Year 12
BA, GDipTchglrn
cov@cghs.school.nz
Sophie White
Year 11
BPhEd, DipTchg

whs@cghs.school.nz

Anna Garrett
Year 10
BPA (NZ Drama School), DipPA, (NZ Drama School), DipTchgLrn
gta@cghs.school.nz
Angelene Sisifa
Year 9
BPhEd, GDipTchg
sia@cghs.school.nz
Larisa Thatcher
Careers and Transition
BA(Hons), Dip Tchg, Dip Careers Guidance
thl@cghs.school.nz
Julia Field
Head of Guidance
M. Couns, PGDipEd (Counselling & Guidance), Dip.Sp. & Lang. Therapy TTC
fdj@cghs.school.nz

International

Megan Kong
International Director
Bsc
kom@cghs.school.nz

Head Prefects 2022

Hawwa Niyaz
Head Prefect
Alice Welch
Head of Acland
Charlotte Cotton
Head of Manaakitanga
Tia Roffey
Head of Whanaungatanga
Molly Newman
Head of Aroha
Hope Anderson-Gardner
Head of Rangatiratanga

Christchurch Girls’ High School/Te Kura o Hine Waiora values its staff and aims to appoint leading educators and experienced practitioners to teaching and non-teaching roles.