Eighteen years as a Principal, including role of Foundation Principal of two new schools developed from green field sites.
Thirty five-years’ teaching career which includes extensive experience in the Victorian State system and brief stints in Aboriginal community schools in Far North Queensland and in the Catholic Education system.
Has led schools which have been typified by innovative curriculum programs, especially with a Middle Years focus and a strong emphasis on relationships and effective teaching practice.
Extensive experience in all levels of school operations, including curriculum development, staff and leadership team formation and development, Performance and Development structures and processes for the 21st century.
Wide experience in senior years provisioning models, school/business and industry partnership development, Learning Space design and resourcing, alignment of resources to student outcomes and all technical dimensions of educational leadership.
Recent facilitation experience in a wide range of Bastow, Department of Education and Training (DET) and Australian Education Union (AEU) programs.
Extensive experience in leading and coaching School Improvement and Leadership teams, establishing Professional Learning Communities, initiating and leading Classroom Observation, Student Agency and feedback (Pivot) processes.
Long term mentoring and coaching experience with emerging leaders, new Principals and leadership teams.
Experienced Principal mentor and Middle Leaders coach.