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Get To Know The Southern Cross Family: Irene Wiltshire

April 20, 2021

1.    How long have you been at SCS?


My name is IreneWiltshire. I started here in February 2015, as the Aftercare Teacher. In 2016,I became Grade R - Teacher Assistant, under the infinitely competent guidance of Teacher Pauline Blunden.

This year 2021, will be my 6th year at our wonderful Southern Cross Schools.


 2.    What drew you to this school and what keeps you here?


The uniqueness of this school drew me towards working here, I love and choose to be part of Southern CrossSchools because of its diversity.


The family feel and sense of belonging and camaraderie is what’s keeping me here and it is also what gets me to school every single morning, it is such a special place to work.


3.    How do you see this school as being different?


SCS values all diversity, and valuing differences creates a work environment where people can and want to do their best.


Also, the fact that our school is in the bush is absolutely wonderful, what a magical environment to come to work in.


At Southern Cross our learners do not simply receive an education, but also they are given the tools that they need to be successful in life.


4.    What is your lifetime dream or ambition?


Dreams can inspire you, but goals can change your life.


My goal is to be happy in life: having a great family foundation and making a difference in someone’s life by improving their skills, these are the things that give me contentment.


5.    If you could name one positive thing that SCS has taught you, what would it be?


Everybody matters…

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