International Staff and Support

  International Dean
Jan Dearing
 Angela Hall International Coordinator
Angela Hall
  Teacher Aide for Japanese Students
Yumi Grenside

Staff will provide assistance with the following:

Enrolments & Enquiries

Email address:

Course Selection

Guidance is given to students in selecting an appropriate course of study. Taradale High School provides the opportunity for multiple level study. This means that subjects can be studied at different levels suited to the ability of the student.

In Class Support

Teacher Aides provide help to students in their mainstream classes. This improves understanding and gives students more opportunity of achieving success.


Students are required to have travel and medical insurance which can be arranged through the school. Our preferred provider is


Tuition and Accommodation fees must be paid before a visa is granted. The school can assist with visa applications and renewal of student permits.

Holidays and Social Events

The International Staff provides assistance with travel arrangements. Many students like to take advantage of the wonderful student tours available during school holidays.

Health Concerns

New Zealand has an excellent health system. Visits to the Doctor or Dentist will usually be covered by insurance. Translators are available if required.

Transition to University

Information about qualifications and entry into University courses is provided by careers advisors at School. All students take part in an interview process to assist with career decisions.


Staff are always available to assist with any student problems or queries. Out of school hours there is a 24 hour cell phone number that can be used in the event of an emergency.