Staff Spotlight - Maddi Wallace
Maddi is an occupational therapist working for the ACT Education Directorate. She is passionate about her role and loves the chance to make a difference in children’s lives through her work.
Teacher Spotlight: Kim McMahon
Kim McMahon - Early Childhood Teacher, Narrabundah Early Childhood School
I love looking at the magic of all the children that I teach. They are all so different and fascinating to see all those bright lights come alive.
Staff Spotlight: Rich Minards
Rich Minards - Facilities Manager Canberra College
I started working in a public school for a bit of a ‘fill in’ job while I ran my own construction business.
Staff Spotlight: Keshap Moktan
Keshap Moktan, School Cleaning Officer
The first advice I received on the job when I came to Australia was to think positively and perform your best.
Teacher Spotlight: Emily Disalvatore
Teacher, Torrens Primary School
When I was younger, I taught dancing, which was my way in to working with children and teaching.
Teacher Spotlight: Jarrod Bradbury
Teacher, Belconnen High School
With a new year comes a new school, new students and new challenges. I'm excited to meet my students, my fellow staff and become a part of the Belconnen High School Community.
Staff Spotlight: Raelene Farrell
It is really inspiring to work with such passionate school staff and School Psychologists who really care about making a difference.
Staff Spotlight: Anna Peel
As a School Psychologist, every day is unique, but we are always working to help students engage in their learning.
Teacher Spotlight: Karlie Russell
Teacher, Monash School
This year I am part of the Response to Improvements team. This means I work with a range of students who need extra support in specific areas and I also work with enrichment groups to extend those students who need more of a challenge.
Teacher Spotlight: Katharine Finlayson
Executive Teacher, Professional Practice, Music and the Arts
I am a primary music specialist teacher based at the ACT Instrumental Music Program. I work in four public schools each week, teaching music lessons in partnership with classroom teachers in each school.
Teacher Spotlight: Royce Vagg
Teacher, Kingsford Smith School
For language teacher Royce Vagg, the best part of teaching is having the opportunity and privilege of working with some of the brightest young minds in Canberra. We ask him about his career, his inspiration and his advice for starting teachers.
Teacher Spotlight: Mary Hutchinson
Principal, Lyons Early Childhood School
After 10 years at the helm of Lyons Early Childhood School – and 40 years in the profession - Mary is moving into retirement. We ask her about her career, her experiences and what the future holds.
Teacher Spotlight: Kate Woods
Principal, Margaret Hendry Primary School
Kate is busily preparing for the new school to open its doors in 2019. It’s an exciting time for the whole community, especially the children getting ready to start in February.