Malvern Kāhui Ako | Te Hū o Kākāpōtahi | Key People
OUR GOVERNANCE AND MANAGEMENT GROUPS
The Malvern Kāhui Ako Stewardship Group provides governance support to the Lead Principal in helping to deliver our vision and achievement challenges. The Stewardship Group is comprised of a school board trustee from each school as well as principal and early childhood centre representatives. It is chaired by Keith Tallentire.
The Lead Principal works with the Kāhui Ako Leadership Group, which involves all school principals and early childhood centre managers, to guide the work of the Kāhui Ako and ensure the strategic plan is being implemented. The Leadership Group is chaired by Meredith Devonald (Darfield Primary School).
MARTY GAMESON | HORORATA SCHOOL
Marty is a father of three, primary school principal and sport nut. Marty’s and his wife Delia, currently reside in Hororata, where he has held the position of Principal at Hororata Primary School since 2000.
He has a comprehensive knowledge of all curricula and a strong understanding of a child’s academic and social development, having taught at all primary school levels and governed at a secondary level. He has a passion for STEAM education, Maori, Physical Education and the Key Competencies, and takes every opportunity he gets to be at the chalk-face, to share this with fellow teachers and students.
As an experienced teacher he has worked within numerous education advisory groups over the past 25 years and has been fortunate to have been awarded two Principal’s Sabbatical, focusing on Governance, Leadership and Constructivist Learning Theory.
He has been a part of the Malvern Learning Community for 20 years and has held a number of roles and responsibilities in this time incl. Board Chairperson at Darfield High School, ESHAS Co-Leader, Canterbury Primary Sport Executive, Malvern Transport Director and Expert Principal.
Marty’s sense of humour, enthusiasm, energetic approach to life and commitment to teaching and learning enable him to create and maintain a positive learning environment in which students and staff can reach their true potential.
ACROSS SCHOOL LEADS
Our aim is to actively contribute as leaders and team members to support the collective direction of the Malvern Kahui Ako.
MALLORY GANDER | DARFIELD HIGH SCHOOL
JANE WRIGHT | GLENTUNNEL SCHOOL
Early Childhood Centres:
Annabel's Educare & Kindergartens | Ceri Foote | email@example.com
Darfield Playcentre | Wendy Fairweather | firstname.lastname@example.org
Hororata Playcentre | Fleur Earle | email@example.com
Darfield Preschool And Nursery | Claire Clatworthy | firstname.lastname@example.org
Kirwee Treehouse Learning Centre | Jessica Brunell | email@example.com
Darfield Primary School | Meredith Devonald | firstname.lastname@example.org
Glentunnel School | Dion Stechmann | email@example.com
Greendale School | Carey-Anne Hamilton | firstname.lastname@example.org
Hororata School | Marty Gameson | email@example.com
Kirwee Model School | Leonie Weavers | firstname.lastname@example.org
Sheffield Contributing School | Nigel Easson | email@example.com
Springfield School | Keri Steele | firstname.lastname@example.org
Windwhistle School | Bronwen Seaward | email@example.com
Darfield High School | Andy England | firstname.lastname@example.org