Teaching C.V.

Awards

2011 NSW Premiers Teacher Scholarship

2010 Lithgow High Visual Arts faculty was presented with the William Dobel award for excellence in Visual Arts teaching.

Professional and Related Experience 

Department of Education:

2005-2014 Permanent Appointment Lithgow High School. Visual Arts/ Filmmaking.

Duties included:

Additional Activities

2001- 2005 Mobile appointment to Broken Hill High School Visual Arts,Video /Media studies Broken Hill NSW.

Duties included:

Co-ordinator and Distance Education supervisor Independent Learning Center, Broken Hill High School, NSW.

Coordinator: Links To Learning Program, a Literacy Program aimed at Indigenous students at risk of leaving.

Facilitator I movie and online learning: A pilot program for NSWDET curriculum development Far West NSW developing filmmaking resources for student learning.

Additional Activities/ employment.

 Western Institute of TAFE Broken Hill; Teacher in Painting, Drawing and Photoshop Media.

Broken Hill Regional Art Gallery; Vice President, The Arts Advisory Board.

Australian Broadcasting Corporation; Film reviewer 999ABC Local radio.

Producer:

  •               The Sky is the Roof of Our Classroom School of the Air, DVD 15min
  •               The Broken Hill Regional Art Gallery Story, DVD 8min
  •               Kenneth Slessor’s The Night Ride, Highly Commended: Robin Anderson Film Awards, 2004,                      8min
  •               REGEN Television commercial 30sec, 15sec BKN7

1998-00         Secondary School Teacher: registered and employed as a casual teacher in Visual Arts 7-12                            Senior Photography, 1 unit and 2 unit Preliminary and HSC Photography courses. Employed in                            the Riverina and Penrith districts.

1998               Assistant English Language Teacher, Cillacap English School Central Java Indonesia.                                    Duties included: Examination supervision and language tuition to both adults and children.

1998               Art Teacher, Kingston community school of art, Kingston Ontario Canada.

1997               Tutor, Southern Cross University Lismore, NSW. Duties included: working with First and                                    graduating Third year painting students.

1997               Department of Sport and Recreation, Counselor/Supervisor at the Jindabyne Winter Sports                           Academy. Duties included: day-to-day supervision of students during activities and assisting                             the snowboard instructor during instruction.

1994-96         The Shepard Gallery, Whistler, BC, Canada. Duties included: day-to-day running of the                                     gallery, liaising with clients, curating exhibitions, negotiating commissions, sales, promotion                               and education.

1994               Art Director, Camp Watitoh, Becket Massachusetts, USA. Duties included: coordinating the                            curriculum for an 8-week camp program and teaching a full time arts program to 190 children                            ranging from 7 to 16 years of age. Also worked as a set designer and painter for three of the                              camps theatre productions.

1993               Tutor. Panania Skill share, Panania NSW. Duties included: teaching screen-printing as part of                          a preparatory program for the long-term unemployed.

                         Tutor,Bankstown TAFE, Associate Diploma Course in Child Studies.

1992-93         Co-Founder, AKA Studios, Sydney NSW. Duties included; coordinating Artist run                                                collective comprising studio, exhibition spaces and residential facilities.

1990-91         Tutor, LINC TV Lismore, NSW  Duties included;Teaching procedures and equipment use to                                volunteers at the Community Television Station.

                          Gallery Assistant. Access Contemporary Artspace UNENR

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