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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

20122015

School Principal

Aoraki Mount Cook School. 
2011

LEOTC Educator

Aoraki/Mt Cook School
2009

Science Fellowship – working with Dept of Conservation, 

Landcare Research, NZ Marine Science Centre 
20002009

Senior Teacher

The Terrace School, Alexandra 
19951999

Senior Teacher

The Terrace School, Alexandra 
1994

Teacher

Port Molyneux School, Kaka Pt, South Otago 
19931994

Teacher

Balclutha Primary School 

Education

1999

Advanced Diploma of Teaching

19931999

ASTU and Dunedin College of Education 

1987

Higher Diploma of Teaching

1986

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