Deputy Principal - Carol Becroft

Carol takes on the Acting Principal role whenever the Principal is out of the school. She shares the role of Special Needs Coordinator and works with MOE Special Education to to provide an inclusive education for our students with disabilities.

Carol's roles and responsibilities include the organisation of:

Assessment | Behaviour management/ PB4L | Pastoral care of students | Special Needs Coordination | Leadership coach


Senior Teacher (Years 0-2) & Associate principal, Claire Jackson

Claire has worked in the Junior School at New Lynn School for 15 years. She is also a qualified Reading Recovery teacher and her current roles and responsibilities include:

Syndicate Team Leader | Classroom teacher | Entry to school data assessments/6 year net data assessments | Resource Teacher for Literacy | National Standards | Curriculum Development | Local Preschool staff and parents' workshops | Tutor teacher | Associate teacher


Senior Teacher (Years 3-4) Julie Mana'o

Julie has worked at New Lynn School since 2001. Prior to teaching Julie worked in credit control and in a public library.

Her roles and responsibilities include:

Syndicate Team Leader | Classroom teacher | Gifted and Talented (Certificate in Effective Practice in Gifted Education) | Library manager (Public Library trained) | First Aid | Homework Club | Tutor teacher | Associate teacher

Senior Teacher (Years 5-6) Kusum Singh

At New Lynn School Kusum's roles and responsibilities are:

Syndicate team leader | Classroom teacher | Curriculum development | National standards | Student teacher liaison with Auckland University | Pastoral care | Mentor teacher | Tutor teacher for beginning teachers | Associate teacher