Renée Lynn – Principal

Renée has been a teacher for 20 years, graduating with a Bachelor of Education. Renée became a teacher as she wanted to help children and liked working with others as part of a team. During her teaching career Renée has taught at a variety of country and metropolitan schools across R-7. Her most recent schools are Rose Park Primary School and Littlehampton Primary School. When at Rose Park, Renée secured her first Leadership position. She joined Littlehampton Primary School in 2019 as the Deputy Principal and in 2021 was the Principal. A strength of Renée’s is her ability to communicate with people. She loves a chat and getting to know people. If you see her around the school please go and say hi. Renée lives in The Hills with her husband and 2 children, Jaxon and Matilda. She spends her time watching her children play squash and football, reading and cooking. In 2022 Renée enjoyed her first year at Lenswood and looks forward to continuing to build relationships and give students opportunities to achieve their best.

Selina Pharoah – Reception/Year 1 Teacher

Selina graduated from Flinders University at the end of 2021. She has taught regularly as a Relief Teacher and OSHC Educator in the Adelaide Hills and surrounds. At the beginning of 2023 Selina started teaching her first class at Lenswood Primary. She loves teaching phonics, art and science through hands on experiences. In her spare time Selina loves going to the beach, walking her dogs and spending time with family and friends.

JAMES WADDINGTON – YEAR 2/3/4 TEACHER

James started at Lenswood Primary School at the beginning of 2022 as the middle primary teacher. As a graduate, he started his career at Meadows Primary School where he taught a range of year levels spending most of his time teaching the year 6/7 class. One of his favourite subjects to teach is HASS, because he is well travelled and loves learning about the diverse cultures of the world. He also loves his sport, specifically, AFL football and basketball.

Alison Mason – Year 5/6 Teacher

 

Julie Browne – Teacher

Julie has been at Lenswood since 2008 and has been teaching for over 30 years.  She trained as a junior primary teacher but has taught many different levels over the years.  She loves children’s books and uses them in all areas of learning.  Julie now lives at Littlehampton and has spent many years living in the hills and country areas.  She has 5 children and 10 beautiful grandchildren, with 1 more on the way.  Julie loves taking her 2 dogs for walks and exercising to stay fit.  She also enjoys AFL football and is an Adelaide supporter.

Julia Cowlam – Finance Officer/Front Office

Julia has been our front office face for over 18 years now.  Having moved into beautiful Lenswood 21 years ago with her husband and two children, who also attended Lenswood Primary School, Julia feels extremely lucky and proud to be part of the Lenswood Community.  Julia enjoys being part of the Lobethal Netball and Football Clubs.

Nicola Green – Student Support/Library

Nicola has been working at Lenswood since 2008 as an SSO supporting children in the classroom and then later moving into Library/admin work as well.  She loves coming to school every day and working with the children.  Nicola has helped re-establish our veggie patch and get our Kitchen Garden program going.  Nicola has lived in Lenswood for over 30 years and loves our community and Lenswood Primary.  She is married with three children and enjoys spending time with her family, gardening and getting away to the beach on holidays.

Kylie Kleemann – Student Support

Kylie has been working at Lenswood Primary School, supporting the children in our classes for over 10 years.  She enjoys working with all children, but specifically children who need a little extra support to improve their learning outcomes.  She has been involved in getting a kitchen garden program up and running.  Kylie lives in Lobethal with her husband, and has 2 adult children and way too many pets.  In her spare time she enjoys horse riding and spending time at the beach.

Dean Moss – Groundsman