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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.


  • 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 experience

Deputy Principal

Pukerua Bay School
Jun 20082012

Deputy Principal

Central Takaka School
Jul 2007Jun 2008


Collingwood Area School

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

Jan 2007Jun 2007

ESOL Teacher

O.N.E Language School

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

Aug 2006Dec 2006

Special Ed teacher

Natone Park School

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

Jan 2006Aug 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 2004Dec 2004

Year 3/4 Teacher Fixed Term

Elmgrove School
Jan 2002Dec 2003

Teacher Year 3-6

Hauroko Valley Primary


Feb 1996Nov 2000

Bachelor of Education

Otago University