Te Awamutu Primary School - Kia Kaha - Be Strong

After School Care & Breakfast Club

Laille Martin
Role

Supervisor

General Information

Hi my name is Laille Martin. I am married to Adrian and have 3 great kids, Jaiden 21, Khaleia 16 and Ari 13.

I am the supervisor of the After School Care Programme as well as our Breakfast Club. I also run The Safe & Happy Club Holiday Programme which is also based in the school hall.
I have been on staff at TAPS since 2006, currently working as the supervisor at the ASC & BC. I also worked in the school office for a time. I enjoy the interacting with our children, their parents and staff. I enjoy reading, shopping, chatting online and watching my kids play sports.

Dawn Connor
Role

2IC (second in charge) ASC & Breakfast Club

General Information

Hi, my name is Dawn Connor and I have worked for TAPS ASC & BC since 2008.
I am married to John and have three beautiful children Rhiannon 20, Jack 16 and Joe 10. I enjoy working with the children and love to encourage them to be active and healthy. I enjoy taking them out for a game of Football (soccer) or Rugby or even just chilling with them after a long day of learning at school.
Myself, I go running most days and follow my boys around with their sports, Football and Kickboxing.

Pam Ballentyne
Role

Before & After School Care Assistant

General Information

Hello my name is Pam. My husband and I moved up to the North Island from Southland four years ago. We have three grown up children, two are married and one is engaged. We have four grandchildren. My interests are pottery, reading and horse riding. I have been working in the ASC and BC since 2011 and really enjoy organizing craft activities.

Sam Green
Role

After School Care Assistant

General Information

Hi my name is Samantha Green, but most people call me Sam or Sammy. I am 26 years old and I have been working at the afterschool programme since 2007. I studied computers and art for four years at Te Wananga here in Te Awamutu. So I really enjoy doing arts and crafts with the kids.

Khaleia Martin
Role

After School Care Assistant

General Information

Kia Ora my name is Khaleia Martin and I am in year 12 at TA College. I am ex pupil of Te Awamutu Primary School.
I have been working at The Safe & Happy Club for a past 2 years, and have joined the ASC staff in 2013. I am currently looking at studying early childhood after I complete level 3.
I love to read, play netball, shop and play with my 2 dogs.

Varinia Argandona
Role

Before & After School Care Assistant

Aida Patong

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