Executive Principal – Wentworth Schools
As well as a passion for education, Bruce has a strong interest in hockey and rowing. In 2018 he was appointed as chair of the New Zealand Secondary School’s Rowing committee as well as being a member of the New Zealand Rowing Board. Bruce’s passion for education and enthusiasm for preparing students for the world they will enter as adults has led him to understanding the importance of Digital Technologies for students. This has, in turn, led to the opening of the Wentworth College Computer Science Campus.
(M.A. (Hons), Adv. Cert Tchg, Dip. Tchg)
Director of Studies and Teacher of English, Languages, ESOL, Social Science
- Dip Tchg – Auckland College of Education
- MA Hons – Languages, English and French (Language and Literature) – University of Bucharest
- Adv Cert Tchg – (University of Bucharest)
Daniela is a highly qualified, successful and experienced teacher, with long experience as an examiner for both International Baccalaureate (IB) and Cambridge International Examinations (CIE). Daniela has taught a variety of curriculums from IB to CAIE and NCEA. She has experience as a freelance developer of English resources and has also worked as an interpreter.
Her teaching experience has included, teacher of ESOL and French at Avondale College, lecturer at MIT Auckland (ESOL and French), teacher of IB English Literature, Head of Department Theory of Knowledge and Teacher in Charge of SAT at Auckland International College, and Deputy Principal, Romania High School 19. Daniela has also led a school debating team to excellent success over several years.
(Adv Com T Dip, Dip Tchg, Cert in Digital Design and Media )
Teacher of Digital Technology and Computer Science
- Adv Com T Dip – Advanced Commercial Teachers’ Diploma
- Dip Tchg – Auckland School of Education
- Cert in Digital Design and Media – Yoobee College, Auckland
Kathryn is an experienced Digital Technology teacher with a demonstrated successful history of working in the education industry. She has previously taught in secondary schools and the tertiary education sector within New Zealand. Kathryn has taught at Westlake Girls’ High School, Orewa College, Tauranga Girls’ College, McAuley High School and Northern Business College. She is skilled in Coding, Adobe, Microsoft, Teaching, Tutoring, Mentoring and People Management.
Kathryn has a desire to work with students, help develop their creativity and problem solving skills and see them become successful lifelong learners.
(PhD. Biochemistry, Grad. Dip Tchg)
Teacher of Science, Chemistry and Junior Science
- PhD. – Biochemistry – University of Auckland
- Grad. Dip Tchg (Sec)- University of Auckland
Cristina is an experienced teacher of science, with Chemistry being her specialist subject. She has experience teaching at secondary schools across Auckland and has also taught at University level. Prior to becoming a teacher her experience includes being a senior scientist, Research Fellow and Postdoctoral Fellow.
(M.M.S., B.M.S., Grad. Dip Mkt., Grad. Dip Tchg., Certified Public Accountant )
Teacher of Mathematics, Physics, Business Studies, Accounting
- M.M.S. – University of Waikato
- B.M.S (Hons) – University of Waikato
- Grad. Dip Mkt – University of Waikato
- Grad. Dip Tchg – University of Waikato
Andrew is a highly qualified teacher with significant business and accounting experience in both New Zealand and Hong Kong. He has excellent experience of commercial software and IT skills competencies. Andrew has also gained his Duke of Edinburgh (Silver) and has an interest in leading this programme for students. He has also coached secondary school soccer.