My teaching experience is in the middle school (Year 7 - 10). I am a media studies and English teacher. Drama is my joy. I enjoy working with a diverse number of students, helping them reach their potential; discovering wondrous aspects of humanities past, or investigating how we are managing our future. In my home room I am passionate about art and literacy. Throughout my long career in education I have taught from preschool to Year 8 and in special education. I’m very excited to teach at Orewa College and being a part of the school-wide community. I have taught all year levels from 1-8 and have also spent a number of years teaching abroad. My classes are full of fun and exciting activities where we learn about how this Economy operates and different functions of different sectors. 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. Earlier I taught in secondary schools in Christchurch, Auckland and Northland. I have a history of coaching and umpiring netball, both school teams and as a parent coach. My name is Craig Ashton and I teach in the Health and Physical Education Department. I teach Year 7 and I have been teaching at Orewa College since 2011. I have been teaching for over 27 years. I joined the teaching profession after coming from a background of Business, Consulting and Management. ... Orewa College // Tabloid Sports 2015 - Duration: 4:52. 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. Premier teams compete at the Winter tournament in September if they qualify. I started and archery club here at Orewa College which has been very popular. These can be via Daily Student Notices or on the School App. I feel that dance allows our students to explore the key competencies in an interactive and imaginative way. 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. I live locally on the Coast and feel we are very fortunate to live in such a beautiful part of NZ. My name is Adele Nelson and I have been teaching for over 29 years. I currently teach Mathematics and Statistics from Year 9 through to Year 13. I started my teaching career at Orewa College and in my teaching, I enjoy students caring about the processes of learning which then results in positive outcomes. Since being in New Zealand I have been a hard materials (metal) and automotive technology teacher. Boys football kicks-off on Saturday mornings at either 9am or 10am. 961 likes. Orewa College Orewa College Media Squad. I teach Japanese and I have taught in Japan, Australia and New Zealand. Any meetings and events coming up. Prior to completing my teaching diploma at AUT, I worked at Westlake Girls as a Food Technician. I have been teaching at Orewa College since 2017. 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. My name is Megan Ackerman and I teach Year 7 and 8 students. I teach English to Years 9 to 13. I encourage students to ask: “What am I solving?” ; “What is the application of what I am solving?” ; “What are the other ways to tackle this problem?”. I am a Year 7 homeroom teacher and also Head of the Year 7 Department. I am the current teacher in charge of Netball (Year 9 - 13). I am a teacher in the English faculty. 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. I teach in the Business department. Tena Koe. I am passionate about helping students realise they can achieve what they doubt is possible. I teach” . Linked to the college Drama Suite to provide extensive changing rooms and green room facilities for performances. Teams play in a weekly competition, on a home and away basis. Kia Ora, I am teacher in charge of Classical Studies and I am the Specialist Classroom Teacher for Orewa College. 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 originally trained as a primary school teacher at Massey University, Palmerston North and taught for 7 years around the Manawatu and Kerikeri. My name is Anton Nielsen, I have 9 years of experience as a teacher and an extensive background in E.O.T.C. 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. Before joining the maths department, I taught a year 8 class at the middle school. I am a qualified New Zealand Football/Oceania Football Confederation C-License Coach. I love teaching and being involved in our young people’s lives, developing the ‘whole person’ is a cornerstone to my teaching practice. I love having deep. I teach in the Business department. Celebrating student success, even if the gains are minimal, is very rewarding. 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. The enthusiasm and energy that our awesome young people bring to the classroom is what drives my passion to teach. In my teaching, I encourage my students to make the ordinary, extraordinary, and to take risks in order to solve a problem. My teaching positions span across the year levels with 10 years at Westlake Girls High School, followed by 6 years at Red Beach School. I'm Rachel and I work in the year 7 and 8 team. Kia Ora. I have been teaching at Orewa College for over 20 years. There's nothing I love more than getting out of the classroom on a Geography field trip or a Duke of Ed tramp. I teach Science and Biology to Years 9 to 12. I am the Head of the Sports Academy which runs a Year 9 and 10 course. I have been teaching since 2005 with experience in Geography and Electronics Technology as well as Science and Biology. 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. He aha te mea nui o te ao. I have been teaching for over 20 years. I feel rewarded and experience a sense of professional achievement when I see my students interacting with each other and engaged in learning tasks that genuinely interest them. I have taught all year levels from 0 - 8. In my teaching, I love having discussions with the students, allowing them to problem-solve and seeing the enjoyment of them achieving success in what it is they are learning. Teaching is in my blood. The best thing about being an English teacher is discussing the big questions! I teach Year 9 Financial Literacy, Year 10 Business Enterprise, NCEA Level 1 Economics, Level 2 and 3 Business Studies. I have been teaching for many years, in Palmerston North, the North Shore, the Middle East and most recently at Orewa College. My name is Michelle Caldicott and I teach Science, Biology and Earth and Space science to Years 9 to 12. I am constantly fascinated with the world I live in and the people around me. I'm HOD of Humanities. 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. Competitions are North Harbour wide or Auckland wide depending on the grade the team is competing in. Linked with the college Music Suite to provide warm up and technical support areas for musicians. I am passionate about helping students to become proficient in another language and aware of other cultures. Jaevyn Prisk 1,764 views. I have been TIC of golf while I was at Whangarei boys high, my previous school. I conduct the Symphonic band at school and the Hibiscus Coast Concert Band in the community. 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. 2020 Sport Fees: these are based on 2019 fees and are subject to change. My subject areas include English and Media Studies. Schools have been sent a … It is about ensuring the students have the much needed skills required to be successful in life. 32 boys teams and 20 girls teams descended on the Devoy Squash & Fitness Centre for the annual event from 2-4 August, with plenty of representation from Auckland schools making the trip across to the Bay of Plenty. I have been teaching Technology for 10 years since 2010. My passion is the outdoors. I enjoy teaching and it is a privilege seeing students develop in fine young members of the community. I am loving working with students and teachers from across our wider community. This has kept me driven in the classroom since 1998. I am inspired by the hope, strength and resilience students bring into the counselling room. I enjoy getting outdoors and being in the beautiful environment that we have on the Coast. I am passionate about showing the students the best of what the greater Auckland region has to offer, especially on trips to places that are otherwise hard to access. Sign them up for one of our club's Touch Rugby, American Baseball, or Softball programs! 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 taught my first class back in 2001. My name is James Appleby and I teach history and social studies. This has flown into becoming a school teacher. My subject areas include English and Media Studies. I started my teaching journey in 1997 and I’m very grateful to be part of this school. It has allowed me to develop as a teacher and acquire new skills through watching and working alongside my peers. My motto in teaching: “Educating the mind without educating the heart is no education at all” – Aristotle. I have a passion for guiding students into both Vocational and Tertiary pathways through my subject area. Kia ora, Welcome to Orewa College, We are proud of our school and what it contributes to our community. Orewa College also collected the trophy for the Best Performed Co-Ed school. I am very passionate about student welfare and in 2019 I am excited about having a form class again. In 1974, the school was split into Orewa School and Orewa College. 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. My focus is developing confidence and enquiring minds, to try new things and be the best they can be. Boots are optional for zone days. My name is Maya Foster. I am the Dean of Year 7. I’m looking forward to developing my skills set and being apart of the family at Orewa College. 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. I love teaching and watching the students progress through their school life. I have experience working at Westlake Girls’ High School and Pakuranga College. Incorporates a separate dance studio. I also am the coordinator for the Bronze Duke of Edinburgh programme. Kia ora, Ko Caroline Dunn ahau. In media studies we enjoy film making and studying how media shapes our world. Students must have moulded boots (no metal sprigs), long Orewa College socks, black Orewa College Football shorts and shin pads. I am also director of the House system. My favourite subject is Geography, more so, physical geography. I work with a wide range of issues using a creative and strengths based counselling approach. I believe teaching must be student-centred and future focused. 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 see Science in many of my favourite experiences, which includes sailing, football, the outdoors and photography. 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. Sports Coordinators Meeting 2021 Our annual Sports Coordinators Meeting will be held on Wednesday 20 January 2021 at Alexandra Park. I teach at Orewa College in the Year 7 and 8 department. I teach Years 9 to 11 Maths, as well as being head of McLaren House. I have been a part of Orewa College for over 30 years now, and enjoy being part of the local community, including the Orewa surf club and Silverdale Rugby club. I have been teaching in Orewa College for over 11 years. I have been teaching since I emigrated here with my family from London. I love the challenges that come with working with such vibrant and engaging teenagers and as part of the local community. I have been teaching since 2005 with experience in Geography and Electronics Technology as well as Science and Biology. Girls football takes place on Wednesday at 4pm. 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'm Becky Hilliar and I have been teaching for Dance for 16years, I am responsible for the 9-13 programme at school. As a teacher I love the engaging dialogue with students about art and ideas. 1,190 Followers, 0 Following, 617 Posts - See Instagram photos and videos from Orewa College Sport (@sport_orewa) We provide real life experiences to our students who form their own business and make products to earn profits. I enjoy working with my students to create exciting outcomes in their individual projects. Nobody is good at, everything but everyone is good at something! I really love it when students enjoy school and are motivated and engaged to arrive. I spend a lot of busy and happy times at Centrestage Theatre where I am Vice President on the Executive Committee and where I coordinate Centrestage Youth Theatre amongst a myriad of other things! I am HoD of Languages, have worked for Orewa College teaching Japanese to students in all year levels for the past 11 years. My subject areas include English and Media Studies. I have been teaching since 2003, after working in the Science research sector for about 20 years. I have been working in I.L.E's for the past 3 years and found it to be a very beneficial experience. We teachers encourage, guide, influence, mentor, instruct, praise and occasionally inspire. I have contributed to our school life in a variety of roles; coaching and managing numerous sports, house leader and am currently the Head of the Year 8 Department. I absolutely love teaching, getting to know my students, getting creative in the classroom and working alongside my students for the best outcome for their projects. I teach Spanish to students from Year 7 - Year 13. “Naku te rourou nau te rourou ka ora ai te iwi”. Currently I am a lead teacher in the Orewa Kāhui Ako: Community of Learning. Since 2020 I have been teaching year 8 and I really enjoy it. To this end, I am also an enthusiast when it comes to tramping, and accompany our Hillary/Duke of Edinburgh students on the tramps at various levels. competing against other secondary schools every term. I am excited to be teaching Food and Fabrics for Year’s 7, 8 and 9 at Orewa College. I teach media studies and English. This has kept me driven in the classroom since 1998. The College Sport Auckland office will be closed for the Christmas break from Wednesday 16 December 2020 – Wednesday 13 January 2021. I teach Mathematics from years 9 to 13, with a real love of Calculus and Algebra. I love interacting with young people, motivating them and helping them to find their strengths. The Orewa College student had no known underlying medical problems that could have caused his death, his mother said. When I applied for the job, I was asked what co-curricular activity I like to take part in. I teach Mathematics and Statistics. It is people, it is people, it is people. SCHOOL ZONES: Orewa North School, Orewa College. I feel privileged to be part of a strong pastoral team committed to supporting student well-being at Orewa College. Schools have been sent a link to confirm their attendance by 4 December 2020. I am passionate about seeing students inspired and succeeding. My name is James Appleby and I teach history and social studies. I have coached football teams for many years. I have been teaching for many years, in Palmerston North, the North Shore, the Middle East and most recently at Orewa College. I love the opportunity to teach not only Science, but also to guide students in discovering their interests, as well as building motivation, commitment and hope for the future. 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. Look no further! Prior to that I have been working at intermediate schools in both West Auckland and on the North Shore. Digital technology has helped to aid this process. Teams compete at the AIMS tournament in September, Year 7 & 8 Zone Days and in the North Harbour tournaments. Orewa College Rugby. - Descartes. In maths we think outside the cube, looking at several ways to solve any particular problem. We have fun in JHN. I started at Orewa College at the beginning of 2017. I have a passion for all things education, and value the opportunity to be in a position to work with, educate, and inspire our youth to be the best version of themselves. I am a Mathematics and Statistics teacher. I. I am currently working in the Orewa Middle school as a teacher of Year 8. Outside of school, my interests include playing and coaching hockey, fishing, outdoor activities and travelling. 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 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. Kia Ora. I have joined Orewa College in 2011 where I am honoured to lead a motivated and dedicated team of Business teachers. Orewa College // Tabloids 2017 - Duration: 3:24. I am Head of Hard Technology and love working within such a broad and relevant department. Both these groups allow me to involve myself into the school and wider community. I am also the TIC of Touch Rugby in school. I am an enthusiastic teacher with a background in music, performing arts, language, and supporting students with dyslexia, ASD and other learning differences. This includes a large science and technology building, an outstanding performing arts centre. Over the past 25 years I have taught in Africa, the Middle East and now recently in New Zealand and also done a. I also manage the Orewa College Surf Academy. 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. I teach Year 9 to 13 Physical Education and Health along with Year 13 Outdoor Education. I have also been involved in cricket and rugby. I have been teaching Technology for 10 years since 2010, and started at Orewa College in 2020. (I think; therefore I am.) I feel it is important to get the modern-age teens out into the open air. I started at Orewa College in 2005 and am proud of the Year 7 and 8 programme we have developed – blending high-interest topics and student choice, high quality resources and drawing on the importance of positive relationships between students, teachers and parents. I am on several committees in North Harbour and Auckland for Rugby and Volleyball, and I have managed NZ Junior Men’s volleyball teams. My previous school was Marist College in Mt Albert and I taught there for 12 years. The small fire started just before 3pm on Monday in the carpentry room at the college. My name is Michelle Caldicott and I teach Science, Biology and Earth and Space science to Years 9 to 12. I have been fortunate to work in this incredible region and Orewa College since 2013. teach Health and Physical Education. My name is Lihua Feng and I teach Chinese at Orewa College along with five other local primary schools with students ranging from Year 3 to Year 10. I have a love for theatre, film, cricket and I'm also the Bus Controller for Orewa College. A beautiful piece of maths is like a good story – Characters (Expressions) are involved in a plot (purpose) usually leading to the final chapter (solution) admiring how things played out. International Whangaparaoa College was established in 2005 and has exceptionally modern facilities. I believe the only way to enable a teaching/learning environment to be successful is to build solid, trusting relationships with students. I have been sharing my knowledge of the Sciences with students at Orewa College for many happy and fulfilling years. 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. I have been involved with outdoor ed, netball, archery, stage challenges and various school performances. I enjoy film making and studying how media shapes our world. My Name is Joel Dickinson. I am creative contributing in school productions. Prior to this I taught in the Waikato at both secondary and middle school. In 2009 I came to Orewa College to teach in the Technology Department. I'm Becky Hilliar and I have been teaching for Dance for 16years, I am responsible for the 9-13 programme at school. Mr Webb enjoys playing squash. I currently teach Mathematics and Statistics from Year 9 through to Year 13. We covered basic skills in the areas of welding, electrical, bricklaying, tiling, plumbing and woodwork. Cogito ergo sum. I am also the Director of Sport and oversee sport from Year 7 – 13. Orewa is a really beautiful part of the country to live in, with friendly people and wonderful resources to enjoy. I continue to enjoy teaching in the Health and Physical Education area, creating positive relationships and seeing the students develop new skills and knowledge. 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. CONTACT: Kumar Guru, Harveys, ph 021 125 5911. I have been teaching at Orewa College for a number of years and also have taken over the role of Year 7 and 8 Sport Co-ordinator. Both in our department and across the school we see daily, examples of great courage, resilience, compassion and the warmly extended support of others as our students demonstrate these skills. I have a personal interest in sports and maths. I love being close to the water and have taken groups of students paddle-boarding at the local beaches. I started my teaching career at Orewa College and in my teaching, I enjoy students caring about the processes of learning which then results in positive outcomes. I have recently arrived in Auckland from Canada and am an active performer and artist. In my own class, I encourage independence and strive for students to find their own learning path. 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 had the pleasure of being the coach of Team Y7/2 and we had some good successes. 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 current Nepia House leader in the house system. Located at Orewa College in Orewa, available to hire outside school hours - evenings, weekends and school holidays. The Main Auditorium includes the Stage and 2/3rds of the Full Auditorium. For me it was netball. I have a special interest in Special Olympics at the College and each year the squad is bigger and stronger competing against other secondary schools every term. I teach Health and Physical Education to Year 9 - 13. I believe in feed them with positivity on a continious basis and to help them build their self belief. - Descartes. I am heavily involved in sport, and really enjoy students excelling in their chosen sport. I have had the privilege to be the manager of the first eleven girls football team for the past few years. I help with the front of house for the school productions throughout the year. I am very committed to my students feeling safe and to celebrate their uniqueness. 2,691 views; 1 year ago; I was in production industry’s in the UK for 18 years then changed to teaching. I started teaching after spending 15 years in industry as an accountant. 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. I am Assistant HOD of the English Department. I love watching students flourish into independent, respectful young adults – willing to take on any challenge. I coach the Boys Volleyball program and am proud to coach an incredibly driven group of young men. We are so lucky to live in a country where adventure waits on our doorsteps. Kia ora, I am currently a teacher of Year 8 students. ... Our annual Sports Coordinators Meeting will be held on Wednesday 20 January 2021 at Alexandra Park. My name is Megan Ackerman and I teach Year 7 and 8 students. I have worked at Orewa College for a number of years. I teach Hospitality and Food Technology. My previous teaching experience has all been at one school where I taught Design Tech, Engineering and was HoD of Electronics for the last 6 years. The school has been a large part of my life with my lovely wife also working here and my own children having enjoyed their time at Orewa College. Times will be set depending on Coach availability. 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 enjoy teaching at OrewaCollege as the students are friendly and open to different ways of learning. I love my subject as it allows students to have the opportunity to share their skills with friends and family and gives them life long knowledge. English and Media help our students to see the world through different eyes. The school has excellent sporting facilities, which include gymnasiums, sports pavilion, Astroturf surface, mountain bike track and top class playing fields. I am Head of Technology and I teach Food and Textiles Technology from Year 7 - 13 I feel privileged to be in a position where I can teach what I love. I am a School Leader in our Community of Learning and a professional learning group leader. Our house programme is strong in this school and it enables students to display skills and team work in a number of areas. I love Football, so I coach Boys and Girls 1st Eleven Football at Orewa College. “It is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy in creative expression and knowledge”... Albert Einstein. I teach Mathematics from years 9 to 13, with a real love of Calculus and Algebra. 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. ... Orewa College // Tabloid Sports Day 2019 - Duration: 3 minutes, 49 seconds. I have a keen interest in the workings of the world and the interconnectedness of things that make places so unique. Overlooking the back sports fields of Orewa College, the Sports Pavilion can be hired along with the sports fields and used as a viewing area and after match facility. It is richly rewarding to work alongside young people as they develop their abilities to respond to and cope with life’s challenges. I am definitely in my 'happy place' in Year 8. I have been involved with skills training for 7 years in South Africa where I ran a maintenance workshop at a technical/occupational school. I teach Geography and Social Studies. My Name is Joel Dickinson. 243 likes. Middle School gives students the opportunity to try new things, and I see that encouraging them to push themselves into different activities as a major part of my job. Helping them with their learning and being part of their transition from children to young adults. Mr Webb is a Mathematics teacher. Encouraging and supporting students in their learning and development as good people, is very important to me. I am in the Technology department teaching things like programming and web design. We provide a shirt for each student. 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. I love my job due to a number of reasons. 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. Exploring Kathryn Kuhlman's Miraculous Life and Untimely Death - Duration: 28:33. I teach Economics to Years 11 - 13, Business Studies to Year 13 and Financial Literacy to Years 9 and 10. 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