Most recent principal position
Belmont State School, 2015–19
Other central and regional office roles have included Internal Reviewer—Capability, Internal Reviewer and Principal Education Officer—School Improvement. School roles have included principal, deputy principal, learning support teacher, technology teacher and classroom teacher. I have also been an Independent Public Schools principal mentor.
Areas of interest
My interests include the early years, inclusive education, differentiation, student and staff wellbeing, system improvement, change leadership, and science, technology, engineering, the arts and mathematics (STEAM).
Why did you want to become a reviewer?
The opportunity to support schools on their improvement journey is a great privilege, allowing me personally to continue to learn, grow and be challenged—and give something back. The role provides many opportunities to work with school leaders and system leaders, school staff and system staff, and stakeholders—connecting and collaborating to support improvement journeys, sharing and celebrating successes, and continuing to improve learning and wellbeing outcomes for every student.
- Travel and trains
- Most sports—especially basketball and Australian Rules football, including continuing to celebrate the Melbourne Demons’ premiership.