Prep School Principal
Principal, Prep School
Bachelor of Teaching, Waikato
Masters of Leadership and Management in Education, Sydney
Phone: 04 388 0863
Mike is responsible for the operations and curriculum in the Prep school. Mike joined Scots College in 2015 after 7 years teaching in two IB World schools in Hong Kong.
From Tauranga originally, Mike graduated from Waikato University and begun teaching at Hillcrest Normal School in Hamilton. Previous roles have included House director, Head of Technology and Head of Year. Mike is part of the International Baccalaureate Educator Network (IBEN) and is a trained workshop leader for PYP and a school evaluator for the IB.
Mike is passionate about education and plays an active role in promoting ‘best practice’ teaching in the Prep school. He is joined in Wellington by his wife Holly and baby boy Archie who is growing and settling into NZ life quickly.
In his spare time Mike enjoys playing and watching rugby and cricket, enjoying craft beer and soaking up the sun with his family on the beach.