Jane McGarry

Jane McGarry

Junior School Team Leader and Year 1 Teacher.

Jane holds a Bachelor of Arts in History and a Bachelor of Teaching from Otago University. She has previously taught at Columba College and Cathedral Grammar. Jane started teaching in the Junior School at Medbury in 2014. She is also the Drama Specialist for Years 1 to 3.

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Karen Mahon

Karen Mahon

New Entrant Teacher and Transition to School Teacher

Karen has 13 years teaching experience, teaching in a range of Year levels, including Senior Management experience. She has been teaching Year 1 at Medbury School since 2014 and has an interest in transitioning boys into their early years of learning. Karen holds a Bachelor of Teaching and Learning from Canterbury University and Christchurch College of Education.

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Charlotte Henderson

Charlotte Henderson

Year 1 Teacher and Transition to School Programme Leader

Charlotte has 12 years teaching experience and has been teaching at Medbury School since 2014. Charlotte has a Bachelor of Teaching and Learning from the University of Canterbury and a Post Graduate Diploma in Early Childhood Education. Since 2016, Charlotte has been running the Transition to School Programme at Medbury School.

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Sonia Hocking

Sonia Hocking

Year 2 Teacher.

Sonia has 15 years teaching experience across both Primary and Secondary with previous teaching experience in the UK, Wellington, and back home in Christchurch, having taught at St Andrews College and St Martins Primary. Sonia holds a Graduate Diploma of Teaching from Victoria University and a Bachelor of Performing Arts from the National Academy of Performing Arts (NASDA). She has studied at the Christchurch Jazz School as a vocalist and enjoys sharing her love of music and passion for teaching and learning.

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Dahl Roberston

Dahl Roberston

Year 2 Teacher

Dahl holds a Bachelor of Education endorsed in Special Education from Massey University, a Diploma of Teaching in Early Childhood Education from the Auckland College of Education, and a Graduate Diploma of Teaching in Primary Education from the University of Canterbury.
Joining Medbury in 2018 with an extensive background in primary and early childhood teaching, Dahl has also fulfilled a range of leadership and management roles in Kindergartens and Pre-Schools around the country.

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Georgie Gilbert

Georgie Gilbert

Year 2 Teacher

Georgie joined Medbury School in 2017, having completed a Graduate Diploma in Teaching and Learning through the University of Canterbury. Prior to that, she worked as an Occupational Therapist & Community Mental Health worker at Timaru Hospital, as she also holds a Bachelor's Degree in Occupational Therapy. Georgie is on maternity leave in 2021.

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Emma Hahn

Emma Hahn

Junior and Lower Middle School Teacher

Emma holds a Bachelor of Management and Organizational Studies from the University of Western Ontario. She moved to Christchurch from Canada in 2020 to obtain a Graduate Diploma of Teaching Primary from the University of Canterbury. Emma is thrilled to be beginning her teaching career at Medbury.

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