Tahatū Yrs 5 & 6
Team Leader Room 11
Ms Kerr is our associate principal and leads the year 5-6 team. Ms Kerr has been at St Clair School for 14 years, and has been a strong driver in learner agency. She has particular strengths in literacy and inquiry learning. Ms Kerr is a capable practitioner with considerable skill in student management and working with children with diverse learning and behavioural needs.
Miss Tall joined our team in 2019 after starting her teaching career in Invercargill. While Miss Tall is early in her teaching career, she has real strengths as a teacher and a learner. She connects well with children and adjusts her programmes to meet all needs, and enjoys building relationships with families.
Maegan will be teaching in room 2 in the mornings, then working with our ORS children in the afternoon. Maegan joined our team in 2021, and has strengths in literacy. She has a passion for working with neurodiverse children, and has much skill in this area.
Jo is an experienced teacher, who has been a member of the St Clair team since 2016. She builds caring and supportive relationships with students and has a real strength in bringing a Māori perspective to her teaching. Jo has taught in the Takutai-nui team, and is excited about moving into the Tahatū team in 2022
Alison Caldwell works with all classes once a week providing a specialised music programme. She is an enthusiastic and capable teacher, and 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. Ali also coordinates our school marimba, choir, rock band and guitar groups.
Alison is also assisting with our communication regarding Covid-19