Deputy Principal Appointment Announced

Tumuaki Tuarua / Deputy Principal Appointed

The Thames High School Board of Trustees is pleased to announce the appointment of Mrs Natalie O’Neil as Deputy Principal.
Mrs O’Neil is currently the Head of Health and Physical Education at the School and has been in the Acting Deputy Principal role this year.

Tumuaki / Principal Michael Hart said, “Mrs O’Neil is a great fit for the Senior Leadership Team, bringing experience and skills that complement the others in the team. There was an excellent field of candidates for the position, and we are confident that Natalie has the right blend of experience in leading teams and the enthusiasm and competencies to make a significant difference in our continuing journey of change.”

At Thames High, Mrs O’Neil has led effective curriculum improvements, established great relationships with Kaiako (teachers), taiohi (students), whānau and community representatives. She has a strong commitment to our Te Ao Māori strategic plan and culturally responsive leadership and pedagogy.

We are sure you will join us in congratulating Mrs O’Neil on her promotion.