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Senior School Team

Verity Kerr St ClairRoom 17 - Verity Kerr (AP & Team Leader)

Verity is our acting Associate Principal and leads our Senior Team. She has particular strengths in literacy and inquiry learning. Verity is a capable and caring practitioner who uses her many skills to get the best from all our pupils.


Alison Caldwell  St Clair SchoolRoom 17 - Alison Caldwell (co-teacher)

Alison is a highly skilled member of our teaching team. In addition to her well recognised musical background, Alison also possesses a broad set of teaching skills across the curriculum. Her enthusiasm for learning helps ensure children achieve highly.


Genevieve Feron St ClairRoom 16 - Genevieve Feron

Genevieve joined our team in 2016 and brings a raft of experience - both from New Zealand schools as well as schools in the UK. Genevieve is a very capable teacher who brings a comprehensive set of teaching skills.


Caroline Hope St ClairRoom 7 - Caroline Hope

Caroline is a very experienced teacher. She is passionate about the integration of etools with student learning and has well recognised strengths in literacy and mathematics. Caroline also has a strong interest in children's sport.


Dale HunterRoom 8 - Dale Hunter

Dale joined our team in 2010 after three years of teaching in Timaru. As a talented musician and passionate sportsman he brings an enhanced skill-set to our senior team. Dale also has strengths in the teaching of literacy and mathematics.


Ruth BurnsRoom 15 - Ruth Burns

Ruth joined our team after successful teaching in both New Zealand and Austrailia. Ruth brings strengths in literacy and a passion for The Arts.



TraceyLearning Support - Tracey Hartmann

Tracey is a key member of our support team. She delivers specialist acceleration programmes for children in our senior learning team.

Tracey also provides administration support in the office during lunch breaks.

Paula McGill  St Clair SchoolLearning Support - Paula McGill

Paula is a valued member of our support team. She provides academic and emotional support for a group of senior children with diverse learning needs.

Brigid ShortLearning Support - Brigid Short

Brigid provides key support for children in our Senior Learning Team. Her care and focus make her an invaluable element of our team.

Learning Support - Jo PledgerJo Pledger

Jo provides learning support for senior students. A trained teacher, Jo brings strength in understanding the learning process and has strengths in supporting students with challenging behaviours.

Learning Support - Mary Otto Mary Otto

Mary provides comprehensive learning support for children with particular learning needs. Her gentle manner, along with her insights and support techniques, make her a key person in our team.


Learning Support - Helen HughesHelen Hughes

Helen is a valuable member of the senior team. Her calm, professional manner ensures she is able to support learners to achieve their best in their learning. Helen is an efficient and competent member of our team.