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We’re looking forward to seeing all students back at school tomorrrow, Thursday 19th May. 

Senior Leadership Team

Senior Leadership Team

Sarah Guise

Deputy Principal

About Me

As Deputy Principal I have the pleasure of being an integral part of the leadership team, helping to create the most engaging and nurturing environment for our learners. I am passionate about educating and connecting with our young people, and believe they keep me young too! I am a fond traveller, new beekeeper, and an animal enthusiast.

E: sarah.guise@ajhs.school.nz

Dawn Ross

Deputy Principal (Tui)

About Me

Deputy Principal. Teacher of Science for 22 years in the UK and New Zealand .Prior to teaching I was employed by Newcastle University carrying out various medical research projects. In 2002, my husband, two children moved to New Zealand. I thoroughly enjoy the kiwi lifestyle, travelling to new destinations and spending time with my four grandchildren.

E: dawn.ross@ajhs.school.nz

Demian Shaver

Deputy Principal (Kiwi & Makomako)

About Me

Deputy Principal. Passionate about making learning fun for all. High priority in student voice and getting to know each student and their families. Supporting every student to learn in the way that works for them best. Love being with students and seeing them thrive in and out of the classroom. Community and family is everything to me.

E: demian.shaver@ajhs.school.nz

Cushla Shepherd

Principal (Ruru)

About Me

Principal. Passionate, positive and professional pathways in education for 30 years. Mother of two teen daughters and married to Mark for 26 years. Leadership through partnerships, relationships and action. Love fitness, beach and family.

E: cushla.shepherd@ajhs.school.nz