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Melinda Hall O'brien

Work History

Literacy Contact Teacher

Salt and Light
faith formation 1 and 2 Learning Support network days Literacy Contact Teacher network meetings-Presenter of school based spelling program and results Mental health in the workplace Dylan Wiliam-Assessment for Learning-2 day
2011Present

Assistant Principal

Assistant Principal at Rosary Primary School Watson Duties include: Contributing to school strategic management plan Member of school Board, PTFA and as of 2014 School Community Council Responsible for development of Core Teaching and Learning document Maintaining current policy and procedure statements Programming, assessing, records and evaluation organisation and supervision NAPLAN testing co-ordination, data analysis & strategic planning Parent information sessions Staff and student pastoral care Administrative duties-organisation of rosters, timetables, weekly memo Budget and resource management Grant applications Behaviour management-students Staffing-relief teachers and interviewing Placement and supervision of undergraduate teachers Attending school and parish social gatherings
2010Present

Executive Release-St

St Benedict's Narrabundah
Executive release- Executive release(0.4)-Terms 3&4 Relief teaching-various schools
1995Present

Classroom‘ supply' teacher-various schools in London

Classroom‘ supply' teacher-various schools in London
and surrounding areas
2015Present

Assistant Principals

Educators Association
ALEA-Australian Literacy-Australia: Assistant Principals' Network faith formation 3&4 Learning Support network days Literacy Contact Teacher Network meetings
2014Present

Assistant Principals

Communicorp
Professional resilience RE Accreditation Category C-Modules 1&3 Assistant Principals' Network LEAD Conference Development Centre and 360 Feedback
2013Present

Assistant Principals

Communicorp
Assistant Principals' Network Learning Support and Disability data collection Non Violent Crisis intervention training
2012Present

Aitsl Assessor

Communicorp
AITSL Assessor Training-accreditation of Highly Accomplished and Lead teachers CEO Representative on Hughes Primary validation panel ' Faith, Story, Witness'-Category A Accreditation Learning Support Network Days TextHelp Read & Write 10 GOLD Workshop Curriculum Leadership: Transforming Teaching and Learning
2011Present

Assistant Principals

ACT Primary Australian Curriculum System Day
Assistant Principals' Network CEO Representative for English at ACARA 2 day workshop on the Australian Curriculum Animation Creation Managing Myself, Managing Others Learning Support Network Days REC/AP Retreat
20012009

Assistant Principal

St Benedict's Narrabundah
Assistant Principal at St Thomas More's Primary Campbell Duties include
1999Jan 2001

Acting Assistant Principal

Primary Co
ordinator Rosary Primary School Watson Acting Assistant Principal Term Literacy focus teacher-responsible for purchasing, organising and storing resources Curriculum development and implementation-English Budget planning Applying for literacy grants Parent information evenings Staff professional development record keeping Programme evaluations and supervision Promoting literacy awareness within the school Engaging relief teachers
19911994

Classroom Teacher

Sacred Heart School
Classroom teacher- Cootamundra NSW

Education

19982013

M.Ed

ACU
1997

Graduate Diploma

ACU
1995

B.Ed

ACU
1991

Diploma

College of Education ACT
1986

Grade 12