At Shirley Intermediate School we strive to provide highly skilled and enthusiastic teachers who are determined to provide exceptional service for every child.  We also value support staff who very much appreciate their role as crucial and valued team members. The stability of our staff is testament to a thriving workplace where people feel valued.
Geoff Siave (M.Ed. Admin, Dip Tchg)
Deputy Principal
Brett Cooper (Dip Tchg) - Team Leader

Classroom teachers
Room 1                   Margaret Dwan (B.Tchg & Learning, Dip Tchg) - Team Leader
Room 2                   Kyle Anglesey (B.Tchg & Learning)
Room 4* (TTRR)    Thomas Parata
Room 6                   Barry Duff (BA[Hons], Dip Tchg)
Room 7                   Georgia Keys
Room 8                   Tim Carrick (BA, Dip Tchg)
Room 9                   Elizabeth Holden (BA, Dip Tchg, Cert TESOL (Trinity))  
* Te Tahu Rua Reo - 80+% Maori Language
Specialist Teachers                           
Food Technology                   Priscilla Lee (G.Dip. Sec. Tchg; Dip. Home Sci.)
Hard Materials Technology   Murray Hemmingsen – G.Dip.Tech; Dip Tchg; NZCD (Arch)

Teacher Aides
Adrienne Nicholas-Rakatau
Carol Tanner
Julie Wilkinson

Office Personnel
Principal’s Personal Assistant      Mrs Ann Laurenson
Bursar                                        Mrs Tricia Tooley


Doug Walker
Phillip Russell - Assistant

“It is wonderful working in a place where I feel I am making a real difference in the lives of children” – teacher.

“I love the tone of our school – the children are great, and the teachers and teacher aides – everyone – are so welcoming and caring.” – teacher aide.

Teachers work well together... Reviewers saw calm, settled classrooms where teachers shared the purpose of learning tasks with students"  - ERO 2014 

He aha te mea nui o te ao? He tangata, he tangata, he tangata.
What is the most important thing in the world? It is people, it is people, it is people