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Dave was educated at an all-boys boarding school in the UK. After university and postgraduate teacher training, he was appointed to the post of Teacher and Director of Rugby at Latymer Upper School, London. Following four years at Latymer Dave moved to New Zealand and began a 10 year stint as a teacher and boarding housemaster at Christ’s College. Dave was first assistant housemaster of Richards House for two years, then housemaster of Flower’s for a further eight years, developing the College’s Boarding and Leadership Development Programs. Following the 2010 earthquake Dave moved across the Tasman to Scotch College, Adelaide as Director of Boarding and oversaw the establishment of the College’s brand new multi-million dollar boarding precinct. After three years at Scotch it was back to New Zealand as a Deputy Principal at Scots College, Wellington. Dave was then recruited to Kristin School in Auckland where he was the Middle School Principal for seven years overseeing several innovations and developments and leading the school to record roll growth across all year groups.Dave completed a Masters Degree in Educational Leadership at the University of Canterbury in 2019 for which he received a Distinction. He is also a qualified executive coach and has a wealth of experience in creating and developing wellbeing models in school settings. His educational philosophy is centred around inclusivity. Dave believes that an inclusive education means serving students of all abilities well, finding a pathway for every student and creating an environment of success for everyone, where they can truly belong and become the best versions of themselves.
Warren commenced teaching at Medbury in 2016. Prior to this he taught at Crawford Preparatory School, Michaelhouse and The Cathedral Grammar School. Warren has a Bachelor of Primary Education degree from Natal University, a Bachelor of Education degree (with Honours) in Leadership and Management from The University of The Witwatersrand, and a Postgraduate Certificate in the Effective Practice in Gifted Education.
Scott has been at Medbury since 2014. He has been teaching for nine years, in schools in Taranaki, Blenheim and Qatar. Scott holds a Bachelor of Arts majoring in Psychology and Philosophy from University of Otago, and a Postgraduate Diploma in Primary Teaching from the Dunedin College of Education.
Brendan has been teaching at Medbury since 2010. He taught at Houghton Valley School in Wellington from 2004 for six years, as the ICT Coordinator and as a classroom teacher at Year 3 to 6 levels. Brendan holds a Bachelor of Arts majoring in History and American Studies from University of Canterbury, and a Postgraduate Diploma in Primary Teaching from the New Zealand Graduate School.
Rachel Hansen joined Medbury in August 2023.
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