Our TEACHERS, Kathy and Sue are both highly experienced registered teachers, their successful teaching backgrounds include Reading Recovery, Numeracy Project, Resource Teacher of Learning and Behaviour, leadership roles and much more. They are both practitioners who are warm, friendly, enthusiastic and knowledgeable and most importantly they help children to maximize their potential. They support and improve specific academic areas and gain fantastic outcomes while boosting the confidence of each student. Both teachers are able to undertake comprehensive literacy and mathematics assessments. The results and their observations are then written into a detailed report which promotes areas of strength but also areas which required remediating. Each assessment period is of about one and a half hours duration.
Kathy Hoskins is a registered primary school teacher, she trained in N.Z. and has over 30 years teaching experience including time as a deputy principal.
In recent years she has taught classes from new entrants to year 4. She is an experienced reading recovery teacher. Her special interests are Literacy, Mathematics and learning support in all areas of the curriculum.
Kathy enjoys an excellent rapport with children who respond well to her warm and positive approach. Kathy's wide experience in schools and as well as time as a deputy principal, she has coordinated special needs and learning support programmes and led an English curriculum team. Kathy is married with adult children.
Sue is an experienced classroom practitioner and has held leadership roles including : Senior Teacher, Assistant Principal and more recently a Resource Teacher of Learning and Behaviour.
NZ trained and registered Primary School Teacher with over 40 years experience in Year 0-8. Sue is an experienced Reading Recovery and Learning Support teacher with a special interest and expertise in Literacy and Numeracy, she teaches students up to Year 10 level at the centre. Sue’s in depth knowledge of the school curriculum and the learning process allow her to develop programmes and strategies that support children to maximize their individual potential.
Sue’s lively, warm and positive approach, underpinned with sound educational practice and theory, ensure positive outcomes for her students. Sue is married and has two adult sons.