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At King’s we have an effective leadership structure that integrates itself across all facets of the College.

Meet our Educational Leadership Team

 

  • Simon Lamb - Head of King's College

    BA, DipTchg, LTCL, SMMCert

    As Head of King's College, Simon Lamb is responsible for maintaining and evolving the College's vision and direction and ensuring the educational, spiritual, cultural and financial wellbeing of the institution

  • John Payne - Deputy Head, Pastoral

    BSc, DipTchg

    The Deputy Head - Pastoral is responsible for the daily operations and student welfare programmes of the College. The Deputy Head is expected to ensure that the College provides the best possible staff and student welfare programmes and environment through the promotion of health, wellbeing, resilience, and academic care.

    The Deputy Head - Pastoral deputises for the Headmaster in his absence.

  • Philip Coombe - Deputy Head, Curriculum

    MA(Hons), DipTchg

    The Deputy Head - Curriculum is responsible for ensuring that personalised student programmes are designed and implemented so that students graduating from the college are well prepared and are enabled to be successful lifelong learners. 

    The role involves the oversight of all aspects of the teaching and learning programmes at King’s College including:

    • the development of an integrated teaching and learning model at the College
    • curriculum content and professional development
    • leading the teaching staff in the ongoing planning and implementation of information and communication technologies to enhance teaching and learning
    • student academic programmes with responsibility for each student's course of study.

    The Deputy Head - Curriculum is also responsible for all aspects of the co-curricular programmes of King’s College covering Sport, Culture, Outdoor Education and Internationalism, and ensures these all operate efficiently and successfully to provide the best possible co-curricular programmes for our students.

  • Geoff Smith - Deputy Head, Achievement

    BE, DipTchg

    The Deputy Head - Achievement is responsible for ensuring that personalised programme design, as well as future staff and student attainment is measured, informed, reported and rewarded through data analysis and data synthesis.

  • Melissa Irving - Deputy Head, Pedagogy

    BA, DipTchg

    The Deputy Head - Pedagogy is responsible for ensuring that current and future staff are professionally and personally supported and developed to assist them in receiving the best possible learning experience in the best possible learning environment.

 

Meet our Senior Leadership Team

 

  • Simon Lamb - Head of King's College

    BA, DipTchg, LTCL, SMMCert

    As Head of King's College, Simon Lamb is responsible for maintaining and evolving the College's vision and direction and ensuring the educational, spiritual, cultural and financial wellbeing of the institution.

  • John Payne - Deputy Head, Pastoral

    BSc, DipTchg

    The Deputy Head is responsible for the daily operations and student welfare programmes of the College. The Deputy Head is expected to ensure that the College provides the best possible staff and student welfare programmes and environment.

    The Deputy Head deputises for the Headmaster in his absence.

  • Philip Coombe - Deputy Head, Curriculum

    MA(Hons), DipTchg

    The Deputy Head - Curriculum is responsible for ensuring that personalised student programmes are designed and implemented so that students graduating from the college are well prepared and are enabled to be successful lifelong learners. 

    The role involves the oversight of all aspects of the teaching and learning programmes at King’s College including:

    • the development of an integrated teaching and learning model at the College
    • curriculum content and professional development
    • leading the teaching staff in the ongoing planning and implementation of information and communication technologies to enhance teaching and learning
    • student academic programmes with responsibility for each student's course of study.

    The Deputy Head - Curriculum is also responsible for all aspects of the co-curricular programmes of King’s College covering Sport, Culture, Outdoor Education and Internationalism, and ensures these all operate efficiently and successfully to provide the best possible co-curricular programmes for our students.

  • Geoff Smith - Deputy Head, Achievement

    BE, DipTchg

    The Deputy Head - Achievement is responsible for ensuring that personalised programme design, as well as future staff and student attainment is measured, informed, reported and rewarded through data analysis and data synthesis.

  • Melissa Irving - Deputy Head, Pedagogy

    BA, DipTchg

    The Deputy Head - Pedagogy is responsible for ensuring that current and future staff are professionally and personally supported and developed to assist them in receiving the best possible learning experience in the best possible learning environment.

  • Reverend Warren Watson - Senior Chaplain

    The Senior Chaplain is responsible for Chapel worship and all other spiritual outreach including pastoral care for the College community, overseeing the teaching of Religious Studies in the classroom and overseeing outreach by the College to the community.

  • Paul Chapman - Director of Commercial Services

    BMS, CA

    The Director of Commercial Services is responsible for the overview and management of all the service support required by the College’s two operating divisions; the College and the King’s Institute as well as all of the affiliated Trusts. This position acts as the Secretary for the Board of Trustees and the Board of Governors of the College. It also involves leading and controlling all annual and longer term budget development within the framework of the College strategic plan and plays a key role in property and commercial development strategies.

  • Stuart Mainwaring - Director of Information Services

    BInfoSc

    The Director of Information Services is responsible for all aspects of IT at King’s College and ensures that the College remains at the forefront of IT for both educational and administrative purposes.

  • Jeanette Paine - Director of Marketing and Development

    BA, Dip Journ, APR

    The Director of Marketing and Development is responsible for admissions, domestic and international marketing, communications, development, corporate sponsorship, events and archives. The role also oversees engagement with and support of Affiliates of the King’s Community including the King’s College Foundation, Friends, KCOCA, Floreat Semper, KC Parents and the King’s Oaks. 

  • Alan Brookbanks- Director of Human Resources

    PGDipBA, BSc

    Alan also holds a Diploma of Personnel Management (Massey University), an Advanced Certificate of Executive Coaching (Institute of Coaching and Consulting Psychology, Sydney), and is a member of the HR Institute of NZ. 

    The Director of Human Resources (HR) is responsible for all aspects of the College's HR initiatives.