Educational Support Team

Our Educational Support Team play an essential part in the smooth running of our school, supporting staff, parents and students. 


Our supportive team are:


Business Manager (Leadership Team)- Sue Jones
Sue has been Business Manager in charge of the school's finances for ten years and is part of a caring Office team. Since coming to Southern Cross she has become a member of an enthusiastic and caring staff and school community.



Office Manager -  Rhonda Smith
Rhonda has been at Southern Cross Primary for a number of years. She began in Southern Cross in our Education Support Team. In 2017, Rhonda switched positions to work in our front office, where she multi – tasks and is a much-needed support to Southern Cross staff, parents and students. Rhonda has a passion for reading and really enjoys managing the library stock and running the Premiers reading challenge every year 


Literacy Coordinator - Lisa McKenna
Lisa has been at Southern Cross Primary for a number of years. She works with a variety of students across the school and has a special interest in developing students literacy skills. Recently Lisa has completed special training to support students with severe autism and special needs. Lisa also works in the office and Library.



Education Support/Library - Caroline Drapeau

Caroline has been working with children with special needs for a number of years now and truly enjoys helping the students grow and learn in an educational environment. has a special interest with kids on the autism spectrum and also provides Education Support for various students across all school levels. 



Education Support  - Nia Hama