2024 Term Dates

Term 1: Wednesday 7 February - Friday 12 April

Term 2: Monday 29 April - Friday 5 Juiy

Term 3: Monday 22 July - Friday 27 September

Term 4: Monday 14 October - Friday 20 December (half day)

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2024 Public Holidays (during term time):
Term 1:
Waitangi Day - 6 February
Good Friday - 29 March
Easter Monday - 1 April
Easter Tuesday - 2 April
Term 2:
Anzac Day - 25 April 
King's Birthday - 3 June
Matariki - 28 June
Term 4:
Labour Day - 28 October

Contact Details:

Rotorua Specialist School
36 Kea Street
Selwyn Heights
ROTORUA 3015
Phone: (07) 3476717
Fax no: (07) 3476714
Email: office@rss.ac.nz

Senior Leadership Team

PRINCIPAL: Lorraine Northey

ASSISTANT PRINCIPAL: Campbell Harrison

ASSISTANT PRINCIPAL: Shelley Honig


Teachers & Teacher Aides - Satellite Classes

TEACHER: Kathryn Beattie - Aorangi School (Room 9)

TEACHER AIDE: Maria - Aorangi School

TEACHER AIDE: Nikki - Aorangi School

TEACHER: Tina Rewi-McRoy - Owhata Primary School

TEACHER AIDE: Dhayna - Owhata Primary School

TEACHER AIDE: Marilyn  - Owhata Primary School

TEACHER AIDE: Karen - Owhata Primary School

TEACHER AIDE: Vicky - Owhata Primary School

TEACHER: Angela van der Bruggen - Sunset Primary School (Room 8)

TEACHER AIDE: Nina - Sunset Primary School

TEACHER AIDE: Leanne - Sunset Primary School

TEACHER:  - Anna Roberts - Sunset Primary School (Room 9)

TEACHER AIDE: Jermaine - Sunset Primary School

TEACHER AIDE: Debbie - Sunset Primary School

TEACHER AIDE: Torongare - Sunset Primary School

TEACHER: Iain Picken - Kaitao Intermediate

TEACHER AIDE: Delaney - Kaitao Intermediate

TEACHER AIDE: Michael - Kaitao Intermediate

TEACHER AIDE: Frankie - Kaitao Intermediate

TEACHER: Sylvia Lees - Malfroy School  (Room 18)

TEACHER AIDE: Raewyn - Malfroy School

TEACHER AIDE: Lester - Malfroy School

TEACHER AIDE: Stacy - Malfroy School

TEACHER: Olly Eason - Malfroy School (Room 17)

TEACHER AIDE: Amanda - Malfroy School

TEACHER AIDE: Linda - Malfroy School

TEACHER AIDE: Vera - Malfroy School

TEACHER: Kathy Scott - Western Heights Primary

TEACHER AIDE: Dawn - Western Heights Primary

TEACHER AIDE: Jodi - Western Heights Primary

TEACHER AIDE: Liza - Western Heights Primary

TEACHER: Jacqui Skidmore - Kawaha Point School

TEACHER AIDE: Samantha - Kawaha Point School

TEACHER: Stacey Ward - Selwyn School

TEACHER AIDE: Natalie - Selwyn School

TEACHER AIDE: Sam - Selwyn School


Teachers & Teacher Aides - Base

TEACHER: Kim Graham  - Room 2

TEACHER AIDE: Karalyn - Room 2

TEACHER AIDE: Rebecca - Room 2

TEACHER: Zac Markham - Room 3

TEACHER AIDE: Greg -  Room 3

TEACHER AIDE: Aaron -  Room 3

TEACHER AIDE: Kylie -  Room 3

TEACHER: Luhgee Lim - Room 4

TEACHER AIDE: Liani - Room 4

TEACHER AIDE: Marcia - Room 4

TEACHER: Jenn Montgomery - Room 5

TEACHER AIDE: Lynne - Room 5

TEACHER AIDE: Ang - Room 5

TEACHER AIDE: Sharee - Room 5

TEACHER: Daryl Watene - Room 6

Resource Teacher of Māori

TEACHER AIDE: Kerry - Room 6

TEACHER AIDE: Nicky - Room 6

TEACHER AIDE: Tracy - Room 6


Specialist Teachers

Aiden Taipeti - Cultural Leader

Carey Bennett - Learning Support Co-ordinator

Bernadette Volschenk - Release Teacher

Therapists

Ann - Physiotherapist

Karen - Physiotherapist

Mandana - Speech & Language Therapist

Michelle - Orientation & Mobility Specialist

Katharina - Occupational Therapist


Administration & Additional Staff

Nikki Sigley - Office Support

Jenny Williams - Office Administrator

Steve McIntosh - Caretaker


2023 Staff Photos