St Mary's Catholic School Ellerslie - We provide a Catholic Education for the whole child

Senior Leadership Team

Saira Boyle
Role

Principal

Email

saira@stmary.school.nz

General Information

Saira is an experienced and passionate educator, having taught and led in UK and NZ in the secondary and primary sectors. She is dedicated to providing an education for each child which promotes faith, self efficacy and inner wellbeing. She is committed to building positive relationships based on trust, with whanau and staff in order to nourish a supportive, connected and future focussed learning environment.

Rachael Hill
Role

Director of Religious Studies

Email

rachael@stmary.school.nz

General Information

Rachael is a faithful member of our parish and an experienced and future focussed leader and teacher. She is a valued member of the Middle School Team, with a Year 3/4 class. She is passionate about ensuring students experience and develop their own relationship with God in relevant and authentic ways.

Gail Christie
Role

Middle School Team Leader

Email

gail@stmary.school.nz

General Information

Gail is an experienced educator, having taught for 10 years at St. Mary’s Catholic School and previously as an ICT and educational consultant for New Zealand schools for 6 years. She is Team Leader for the Middle School (Year 3 and 4) as well as leading e-Learning across the school. Gail teaches a Year 3/4 class. She is passionate about ensuring all children reach their full potential!

Hellene Varoy
Role

Junior School Team Leader

Email

hellene@stmary.school.nz

General Information

Hellene the Junior School Team Leader (Year 1 and 2) and teaches Year 2 students in our modern learning space (Room10 and 12). Hellene is an experienced teacher and has a passion for teaching in the junior school. She finds teaching in our new modern learning space exciting. She is also responsible for the school library.

Claire Hart
Role

Deputy Principal

Email

claire@stmary.school.nz