Our People

South Auckland SDA School is proud to have a passionate team who work hard to provide our students quality Christian education – inspiring, motivating, and guiding them along the way.

Senior Leadership Team

Maxine Tau

Maxine Tau

Principal

Karin Saifoloi

Karin Saifoloi

Deputy Principal

Jacqueline Hoeflich

Jacqueline Hoeflich

Assistant Principal/Reading Recovery

PASTORAL CARE

Ama Pahulu

Ama Pahulu

School Chaplin

Teaching Staff – Koru: Year 0-4

KIMBERLEY PADAYACHY

KIMBERLEY PADAYACHY

Year 0/1 Teacher, Koru 1

Jovy Crallan

Jovy Crallan

Year 0/1 Teacher, Koru 2

SAMANTHA JACKSON

SAMANTHA JACKSON

Year 0/1 Teacher, Koru 3

Leila Baba

Leila Baba

Yr 2/3 Teacher, Koru 6

KALUNNA TOMOKINO

KALUNNA TOMOKINO

Year 2/3 Teacher, Koru 7

Vanessa Hoete

Vanessa Hoete

Year 2/3 Teacher, Koru 8

FLORAH WEBER

FLORAH WEBER

Year 2 Teacher, Koru 9

Teaching Staff – Pikorua: Year 5-8

Amie West

Amie West

Year 4/5 Teacher, Pikorua 1

Edwina Dantzic

Edwina Dantzic

Year 4/5 Teacher, Pikorua 2

Rose Afoa

Rose Afoa

Year 4/5 Teacher, Pikorua 3

CHERIE TAU

CHERIE TAU

Year 6/7 Teacher, Pikorua 4

Benetta Faualo

Benetta Faualo

Year 6/7 Teacher, Pikorua 4

Kalo Tali

Kalo Tali

Year 7/8 Teacher, Pikorua 5

KARL WEBER

KARL WEBER

Year 7/8 Teacher, Pikorua 5

Part Time Teachers

Joanna Bunce

Joanna Bunce

Technology Specialisation / Teacher Release

Learning Assistants

Christopher Ryan

Christopher Ryan

Admin Teacher Aide

Rowena Rasmussen

Rowena Rasmussen

Teacher Aide

Folola Hale

Folola Hale

Teacher Aide

HANNAH SAIFOLOI

HANNAH SAIFOLOI

Teacher Aide

ALEXIE UPU-TOPAREA

ALEXIE UPU-TOPAREA

Teacher Aide

Support Staff

Margaret Hodgson

Margaret Hodgson

SENCO

Belinda Mataafa

Belinda Mataafa

Reading Recovery

Admin Staff

Paul Biggs

Paul Biggs

Administration Manager

Folola Lua

Folola Lua

School Secretary

Mata Puna

Mata Puna

Resource Manager

RICHARD WOLFGRAMM

RICHARD WOLFGRAMM

Groundsman

CALEB SAIFOLOI

CALEB SAIFOLOI

Caretaker