Annie Sharrow

Position: Learning Assistant
Email: annies@freemansbay.school.nz

Annie is a part of the learning support team. She works with small groups and individual children on specific programmes developed to support their needs.

Suvarna Shawrikar

Position: Learning Assistant; ICT and AV Administrator Assistant
Email: suvarnas@freemansbay.school.nz

Suvarna is a part of the learning support team. She works with small groups and individual children on specific programmes developed to support their needs.

Suvarna is also the ICT and AV Administrator Assistant working with Mehwish to support the effective use of digital technology to enhance teaching and learning across the school. She has a bachelor of Engineering degree in Electronics and is passionate about Mathematics.

Eleanor Simmons

Position: Release Teacher
Email: eleanors@freemansbay.school.nz

Eleanor has a background in High School teaching (Physical Education and Science) and has been a lifelong member of the Auckland Netball community. Her skill set is suited to developing the technical and social elements required for game and team-based physical

Poto Stephens-Dunn

Position: Whānau Ata - Kaiarahi I Te Reo
Email: potos@freemansbay.co.nz

Poto has worked in Maori medium education since 1995, primarily in South Auckland, but in the last few years, in central Auckland.  In both Kura Tuatahi and Kura Tuarua.  Her passion is in the performing arts field and she holds a deep passion for encouraging Te Reo on a daily basis in the school and at home.  Poto’s grandaughter is a Year 6 student and soon to move to a Rumaki unit in Central Auckland.

Dale Tifflin

Position: Librarian
Email: dalet@freemansbay.school.nz

Dale is our trained and experienced librarian from South Africa. She has a wealth of knowledge around books which she shares with our children and staff. She ensures that our children are able to explore, discover and borrow books which are stimulating and exciting from our great collection of fiction & non-fiction books, graphic novels, Maori books, dual language books and easy readers. Arranging and promoting book fairs, authors’ and illustrators’ visits and keeping abreast of new developments are responsibilities that she undertakes enthusiastically.

Laura Tucker

Position: Learning Assistant
Email: laurat@freemansbay.school.nz

Laura is a part of the learning support team. She works with small groups and individual children on specific programmes developed to support their needs.

Catherine Tyrrell

Position: Reception - Administration
Phone: (09) 360 1572
Email: reception@freemansbay.school.nz

Catherine has a wealth of knowledge that she uses to make certain that the school office runs smoothly. She is also always on hand to help the children.

Esa Van Orsoy de Flines

Position: Learning Assistant
Email: esav@freemansbay.school.nz

Esa completed a Bachelor of Economic Logistics and started teaching in the Dutch army in the eighties before she came to live in New Zealand in 1999.  She is multi lingual and speaks Dutch, English, French and German.  In 2011 she became a Learning Assistant with special needs children, a worthy challenge that takes patience, thinking outside the box and planning ahead.  Helping children learn, encouraging them to be better finding out ways to make them understand is a great job!

Hannie Vargas

Position: Learning Assistant
Email: hanniev@freemansbay.school.nz

Hannie is a part of the learning support team. She works with small groups and individual children on specific programmes developed to support their needs.

Anne Cawley

Position: Enrichment Learning Leader; Associate Principal
Email: annec@freemansbay.school.nz

Anne is on study leave in 2019.

Areas of leadership: ESOL, International Students, Mathematics

Anne is the Whānau Puna leader for Year 3 and 4.  Anne leads the ESOL programmes in the school and supports Sandy in delivering programmes for both ESOL and international fee paying learners. She is the Mathematics leader throughout the school.

 

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