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Rangiora High School has over 120 teachers and more than 80 support staff. Through structures such as our House system, faculties and curriculum departments, all staff work hard to ensure each student feels a sense of belonging to our school. You are welcome to contact any staff member by telephoning the school office on +64 3 3118888 or emailing directly by using the Contact List available above.


The Senior Leadership Team


The Senior Leadership Team works with the Heads of Faculty, Curriculum Leaders, Heads of House, Deans of House and other guidance and pastoral staff to ensure our school remains focussed on student achievement within a supportive and family-like atmosphere.


"The acting principal and senior leaders have provided consistent leadership during a time of change. This has been positively recognised by many staff. They ensure an orderly and supportive environment that is conducive to positive outcomes for students' wellbeing and learning. Senior leaders make sure that school systems are in place that promote and support good practice in the management of a very large school."

ERO Report 2016


Each member of the Senior Leadership Team has school-wide oversight of a specific portfolio:


Julia Malcolm

Acting Principal


Julia joined Rangiora High School as Head of the Languages faculty in 1996. She was a year-level Dean and the foundation Head of Sheppard House before her appointment as Deputy Principal, Student Services, in 2006. Julia has been Acting Principal since June 2015.


Alison Cleary

Deputy Principal


Alison joined Rangiora High School as Head of the English faculty in 2012 after working in a variety of roles in a number of Auckland schools. Alison was appointed to the SLT in mid-2013 and now leads the Learning Opportunities portfolio.


Brian Hays

Deputy Principal


Brian joined Rangiora High School as Head of the Social Science faculty in 2002 after working for many years at Cashmere High School and Burnside High School. He was foundation Head of Ngata House before his appointment to the SLT in 2005. Brian now leads the Enhanced Environment portfolio.


Chris Quigley

Deputy Principal


Chris joined Rangiora High School in 1994. He has held leadership roles in the English faculty and Drama department, been school-wide ICT Co-ordinator, was the Staff Trustee on the BOT, and the foundation Head of Mansfield House before his appointment as Deputy Principal, Human Resources, in 2006.

Scott Wright

Deputy Principal


Scott joined Rangiora High School in 2003. He was foundation Dean of Rutherford House, and later Head of Rutherford House, before his appointment as Deputy Principal, Teaching and Learning, in 2010.

 Rob Courtney

Head of Guidance


Rob joined Rangiora High School in mid-2015 after a long career at Kaiapoi High School. Rob leads our guidance counselling team, working closely with all Heads and Deans of House. 



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