Senior Leadership Team
Tumuaki - Principal:
Assisted by Tumuaki Tuarua - Associate Principals:
Assisted by Tumuaki Kaitiriwa - Deputy Principals:
Assisted by Business Manager:
Greg Watson (Principal) started as a Science teacher and has held leadership positions in a range of schools before becoming Principal at MRGS in 2006. His aim is to provide an educational atmosphere where academic success and growth as citizens is expected for every student. Greg enjoys seeing the attitude of excellence become habits of action. A recipient of the Woolf Fisher Trust Fellowship he is enjoying leading a community focused on learning and achievement.
Beverley Wong (Business Manager) comes from a corporate background in financial work in the FMCG/retail sector. She has been at MRGS for a number of years as the principal person managing and overseeing the school’s support services and commercial units. Her portfolio involves administering financial planning and operational budgets with respect to the school’s strategic plan. Her role covers the management and development of property and buildings. She ensures that there is sound financial planning to assist the school to achieve its learning outcomes.
Karen Collins (Deputy Principal) started her teaching career at MRGS in 1998. She has been a house leader, teacher in charge of level one and level two English and year 13 academic dean. In her current role she oversees the school’s academic programme in addition to mentoring and reporting. She considers it a privilege to work with and learn alongside the students, staff and families of the Roskill learning community.
Keith Hall (Deputy Principal) began teaching at Kelston Boys in 1976 moving to MRGS as HOD Geography. He was HOD Social Studies and Year 13 dean before joining the Senior Leadership team in 2001. He has always been involved with rugby teams, touring with many groups and currently he manages the 1stXV team. His responsibilities include staffing, Health and Safety and School Property/Environment. Every day he enjoys the prospect of sharing learning with each friendly, enthusiastic and motivated student.
Xanthe Sulzberger (Deputy Principal) has had many differing roles in education in both senior and middle management. She started her teaching at Waiopehu College in Levin before moving to Aquinas College in Tauranga and then to Botany Downs Secondary College. More recently she has worked with the Ministry of Education initiative Best Evidence Synthesis on e-based Learning Logs and raising student achievement. Within her Curriculum portfolio she has responsibility for E learning, assessment and the school’s IT network.