Further Education qualification(s): QTS, Charles Sturt University Australia
What qualities do you need to work at Dallington? Sense of humour, an eye for creativity and a drive for difference.
What is unique about Dallington? It was a school founded on celebrating the talents in everyone.
How many years have you been working with children and how many of those have been at Dallington? Teaching 7 years and Dallington 2
What do you hope to imbue in the children? To be curious and to find their passion.
What is your favourite aspect of your work? The project based learning.
What are your interests and how do they impact on your time with the children? Tennis, friends, travel and education.
Who or what inspires you? Barack Obama. He is an awe inspiring person who is intelligent, well read and speaks impeccably.
What is the hardest thing you have ever done? Move from Australia to England.
Tell us a funny children’s anecdote... ‘in today’s S.A.(essay) I will…’
If you had a wish, what would it be? To one day open my own school.
What was your experience at your school? It was alright. Australian schools are a lot like Dallington.
What do you wish you had known at school that you know now? Learn as much as you can now because there isn’t as much time when you’re older.
What makes you happy/sad? Happy: being with good company. Sad: bullies
Tell us something you have learned from a child... ‘the harder you push a wheelbarrow the faster it will go’
Tell us a secret… I hate snakes
Tell us a joke!
If you could learn anything, what would it be? How to bake.
If you weren’t in the job you are now, what would you like to do or be? Working for social services or something related to tennis.