Claire began working at Belmont Intermediate School in 2015 as a classroom teacher and later moved into a Team Leader position. She then progressed to Assistant Principal and in 2019 became the Deputy Principal responsible for teaching and learning. 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 and sport and health. Claire has also been part of the leadership team within the Devonport-Takapuna Kahui Ako/Community of Learning. At Belmont Intermediate School, Claire is responsible for the school curriculum, professional learning for staff, pastoral care for the Year 8 syndicate and student learning conferences. Claire is also the staff PTA liaison.