Career Objective

  • To develop lifelong learners who care about others and their environment.
  • To encourage and develop problem solvers and independent thinkers.
  • To provide opportunities for children to be confident, creative and connected.
  • To encourage other educators in their ICT development in order to extend children’s engagement and achievement.

Work experience

Work experience
2012 - 2015

School Principal

Aoraki Mount Cook School. 

LEOTC Educator

Aoraki/Mt Cook School

Science Fellowship – working with Dept of Conservation, 

Landcare Research, NZ Marine Science Centre 
2000 - 2009

Senior Teacher

The Terrace School, Alexandra 
1995 - 1999

Senior Teacher

The Terrace School, Alexandra 


Port Molyneux School, Kaka Pt, South Otago 
1993 - 1994


Balclutha Primary School 



Advanced Diploma of Teaching

1993 - 1999

ASTU and Dunedin College of Education 


Higher Diploma of Teaching


Qualified as Reading Recovery Teacher

Volunteer Experience

  • Liason person for Bull Creek Track.
  • Bulletin Editor of Bull Creek Cribowners Assn
  • Molyneux Netball Club member
  • Manager of NZ under 18 kayak team to Victoria Assistant Manager NZ under 18 kayak team to Tasmania Fundraising coordinator Central Otago Kayak Club Researched and published 142 pg book
  • “Bull Creek a collection of memories” Dunstan Lions Club, Alexandra. Bulletin Editor
  • BOT rep Port Molyneux School
  • Member of Kaka Pt Playground Development Committee
  • President Port Molyneux PTA
  • Secretary of Alexandra District parents centre Fundraising Committee Alexandra Kindergarten Coaching netball team Dunstan High School
  • President Alexandra District Parents Centre
  • Awarded Leadership certificate by Parents Centre NZ Committee member for establishing a community Toy Library Fundraising Convenor Alexandra Child Care Centre
  • Member Alexandra Plunket
  • President Alexandra District Parents Centre Member of Alexandra Child Care Centre Committee President of Central Otago Branch NZEI
  • Coached each year mid week and Saturdays Netball and Softball teams Selected and coached rep netball teams