Skills

Skills

Behaviour Management

I have strong behavioural management experience including remedial, extension and conflict resolution experience.  Band aid approaches are just that.  Changing the model or looking beyond the behaviour brings positive effective outcomes.

Interest

  • I’m a keen photographer and I am currently building a photo portfolio
  • I have a keen interest in educational technologies and how these can enhance classroom learning
  • Hunting and fishing
  • Being with family and supporting my two children in their pursuits
  • Gardening
  • Reading
  • All Sports apart from synchronised swimming

Work History

Work History

Deputy Principal

Pukerua Bay School
Jun 2008 - 2012

Deputy Principal

Central Takaka School
Jul 2007 - Jun 2008

Teacher

Collingwood Area School

Teacher release for year 5-6 and year 7-8. Year 7-13 physical education relief teacher.

Jan 2007 - Jun 2007

ESOL Teacher

O.N.E Language School

6 month contract teacher English to 6-13 year old students.

Aug 2006 - Dec 2006

Special Ed teacher

Natone Park School

I ran remedial and extension classes. I took over y1-2 class for behavioural management reasons.

Jan 2006 - Aug 2006

Y1-2 Teacher

Hope Primary School

Permanent Unit responsible for planning. Moved at the end of third term to Wellington to be closer to partner.

Jan 2004 - Dec 2004

Year 3/4 Teacher Fixed Term

Elmgrove School
Jan 2002 - Dec 2003

Teacher Year 3-6

Hauroko Valley Primary

Education

Education
Feb 1996 - Nov 2000

Bachelor of Education

Otago University