Staff

Director of Boarding

Mr Ross Smith is responsible for the overall management, promotion and future planning of the hostel, the discipline, welfare and social and academic progress of the boarders, and the day to day running of Thomas House. 

smithro@timaruboys.school.nz

Residential Manager

Mrs Paula Cross is responsible for the care and welfare of the students whilst at Thomas House, along with overseeing their academic progress.  She has a major role in administration tasks and deputises for the Director of Boarding in his absence.

crosspa@timaruboys.school.nz

Catering Manager

Mr Justin Holman is responsible for controlling the catering operation of the hostel, the dietary health of the boarders, menus, and any catering contracts, out-catering or hiring contracted by Thomas House Catering.

cateringma@timaruboys.school.nz

Administration Secretary

Mrs Carolyn Bunting is responsible for Thomas House enrolments, interviews and boarding contracts, and general administration pertaining to the boarding house.

buntingca@timaruboys.school.nz

Business Manager

Mrs Lyn Stewart is responsible for overall financial management of the hostel including the payment of Boarding Fees.

stewartly@timaruboys.school.nz

Gap Tutors

We are also fortunate to have the assistance of overseas Gap tutors who assist with prep and various hostel duties. 

 

Housemasters

The housemasters are live-in adults who help with the supervision of boarders in the evenings and the weekends.

Additional Staff

In addition to the above, there are numerous Catering, Domestic and Grounds Staff who ensure the Hostel runs smoothly and to a high standard.

Health Nurse

The Health Nurse is available at school for confidential consultations on Wednesdays.