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Objective

A position that allows me to utilise my diverse skills base, to think outside the box, continue to learn and give back to the community

Work History

Dec 20082016

HSIE Teacher

Bradfield Senior College

Teaching Year 11 and 12 Legal and Business Studies

Conceived, marketed and run Entrepreneur's Club. Organised high level guest speakers. Created, wrote and delivered a new online, condensed Preliminary Business Studies course.

Jan 2005Apr 2006

HSIE Teacher

Waverley College

Taught Year 12 Business and Legal Studies, Year 10 Religion, Year 10 History, Year 9 Elective History and Year 7 History. Organised guest speakers including business owners and politicians. Independently set up and ran extra-curricular HSC coaching.

Dec 1998Dec 2004

Media Strategist

Match Media, Young & Rubicam, Mitchell Media

Managed group billings of more than $20M for clients such as Louis Vuitton, Colgate and Universal Music.  Regularly involved in developing and delivering 'new business' pitches including successful bid for prestigious NSW Tourism account.

Education

Feb 2007Jun 2014

Master of Special Education

Macquarie University

Averaged distinction average >80% for entire course. Awarded Vice Chancellors commendation for post graduate coursework in 2014. Invited to join the Golden Key Society for top 15% of Macquarie graduates.

Jan 2009Dec 2009

Certificate IV in Training and Assessment

TAFE NSW

 Assisted other staff in achieving the same accreditation

Feb 2004Dec 2004

Diploma of Education

University of NSW

Achieved high distinction average of >90%

Feb 1994Dec 1998

Bachelor of Commerce (Finance)

University of NSW

Achieved a degree with merit

Skills

Strong ICT Skills

Skilled in use of Excel, Word, PowerPoint & Canvas/Myedapp (Learning Management Systems). 

Innovative, motivated and continually engaged in professional development

Constantly updating school programs and up-skilling in digital technology . Involved in developing and establishing an Entrepreneur's Club - networking with The Entourage, General Assembly, Initiate 48, Yummia, Jo Burston, Uber, Google, Blackbirdvc, VAMP, Commonwealth Bank (Innovation Lab), Data 61/NICTA and The Indus Entrepreneurs (TiE). Volunteered at the CeBIT conference in May 2016 and invited to join the Passion Incubator in May 2016. Created online condensed Preliminary Business Studies course and organised outstanding guest speakers. Completed online digital Marketing Course + Introduction to Coding in 2016.

Outstanding research skills and research based practice

Proven ability to research/implement best practice in the classroom and in extra-curricular programs (see above).

Excellent Communication Skills

Outstanding ability to relate to internal and external stakeholders. Excellent written and verbal skills.