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Jen Rodgers, Principal  St Clair SchoolPrincipal - Jen Rodgers

Jen Rodgers joined the team as principal at the start of Term 4, 2016. Prior to this, Jen was the principal of Cheviot Area School for five years, and has been involved in education since the early 1990s.

Jen welcomes open communication with whanau and families to ensure that we are working together to support our learners.

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Jen Rodgers, Principal  St Clair SchoolExecutive Officer - Deborah MacLeod

Deborah provides a cheerful welcome for parents and is a valuable source of information about the school.

As Executive Officer, Deborah undertakes work associated with school finances and oversees the operation of the school's administration. Deborah also coordinates Jen's appointments and is a useful first-point-of-contact for many school matters.

Deborah is also the Board of Trustees' secretary.


Vicky Caswell  St Clair SchoolLibrary & Office Support - Vicky Caswell

Vicky has two main roles in the school: clerical support with key responsibility for pupil records, and school librarian with responsibility for overall management of the library collection. If a job needs doing, this is the lady to see - thorough, efficient and effective.


Alison Caldwell  St Clair SchoolMusic Specialist - Alison Caldwell

Alison is a highly skilled music specialist. She has an enthusiasm for her work which sees children achieving high standards within a varied and stimulating music programme. Alison also coordinates our school marimba and guitar groups.


Sally MArretPhysical Education Specialist- Sally Marett

Sally is our school physical education specialist, providing specially designed programmes for all classes. Programmes include skill development, problem solving, cooperative activities for older children and PMP (the Perceptual Motor Programme) for juniors. Sally also coordinates our school sports teams, providing support to coaches and weekly draws for parents.


Julie LewisORS Specialist Teacher - Julie Lewis

Julie is new to our team in 2017, and has been appointed to support the students who qualify for the ORS (Ongoing Resourcing Scheme), their teachers and learning support team. Julie works closely with family and whanau, and interacts with the outside agencies to support our learners. She is also co-LENCO and leads learning support in our school.

Julie is a very experienced teacher, recently returned to New Zealand from a period teaching in Perth, Australia.


Sue StevensonSchool Counsellor - Sue Stephenson

Sue is a registered counsellor, and registered teacher and uses her specialist skills to support children, usually in a 1:1 setting.

Referrals to Sue's service can be made through the school office. Please contact Deborah MacLeod in the office for further details or to receive a referral form.

Ann LooAdmin Support - Ann Loo

Every organisation needs someone who can undertake a job and see it through with care and commitment. Ann is such a person. She works in the office and makes sure that any 'loose ends' are quickly sorted and tidied.


MikeCaretaker - Mike

Our caretaker and the associated team of cleaners are key members of our team, ensuring that the school is safe, tidy and well-presented for our children and staff.