Claire began working at Belmont Intermediate School in 2015 as a classroom teacher and later became involved in a range of leadership roles. As Deputy Principal, Claire is responsible for SENCO, Learning Support Centre, Pastoral Care and Dean of Year 7, GATE Education, Teacher Professional Growth (Appraisal), Transitions, Enrolments & Class Placements and is the School Board Staff Representative. Claire has worked in the education sector for over 20 years in New Zealand, South Korea, USA and England where she has held a number of management roles including team leadership, curriculum leadership, international admissions, sport, health and wellbeing. Claire is currently the Acting Principal for Term 3, whilst the Principal, Nick Hill is on sabbatical.