Alex Devereux

Alex Devereux

Year 8 Teacher and Year 8 Team Leader

Alex has been at Medbury School since 2015. Prior to this, he taught at Avonhead School from 2013 - 2015 in a Year 7/8 class, while also being Head of Sport. He has a Bachelor of Sport Coaching from Canterbury University and a Graduate Diploma of Teaching and Learning.

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Andrew Elvidge

Andrew Elvidge

Year 8 Teacher

Andrew has taught in private schools both in New Zealand and overseas for many years, including five years at King’s School in Auckland. This followed a rugby career that took him to Japan to live and play. Originally from Christchurch, Andrew and his wife Lesley and their two children have recently moved to Christchurch from Auckland

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Suzanna Lind

Suzanna Lind

Year 8 Teacher

Suzanna Lind joined Medbury in January 2018, having previously taught at St Joseph's School in Oamaru.

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Alex Seales

Alex Seales

Year 8 Teacher

Alex joined the Year 8 academic staff in January 2020. Alex holds a Bachelor of Education from the University of Canterbury and has previously worked at Lomond School in Scotland and Heaton Normal Intermediate, which have provided her with a range of experiences including working in an international boarding school.

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Brendan Collins

Brendan Collins

Year 7 Teacher and Year 7 Team Leader

Brendan has been teaching at Medbury since 2010. He taught at Houghton Valley School in Wellington from 2004 for six years, as the ICT Coordinator and as a classroom teacher at Year 3 to 6 levels. Brendan holds a Bachelor of Arts majoring in History and American Studies from University of Canterbury, and a Postgraduate Diploma in Primary Teaching from the New Zealand Graduate School.

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Richard Bath

Richard Bath

Year 7 Teacher

Richard joined Medbury in 2016. Prior to this he taught at Ashgrove School in Rangiora for two years. He is originally from Texas and he obtained a Bachelor of Arts with an emphasis in Public Relations and Spanish from Texas Tech University. Richard then went on to obtain a Graduate Diploma in Primary Teaching from Canterbury University.

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Owen Foster

Owen Foster

Year 7 Teacher

Owen has been teaching at independent schools in Christchurch since 1999 and began teaching at Medbury in 2008. Before embarking on a career in education he completed an LLB(Hons.) degree at the University of Canterbury.

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Sarah Madgwick

Sarah Madgwick

Year 7 Teacher

Sarah has been teaching at Medbury since the beginning of 2015, prior to this she worked at Our Lady Star of the Sea School in Sumner. She has taught at various levels from Years 3 to 8 during her teaching career. She has a Bachelor of Arts majoring in Education from Canterbury University and a Graduate Diploma of Teaching and Learning.

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