My CV


QUALIFICATIONS

Doctor of Philosophy (English Literatures) – University of Wollongong
Master of Education (Leadership) – Charles Sturt University
Master of Education (Special Education) – University of New South Wales
Graduate Diploma in Education (Secondary) - University of Wollongong
Bachelor of Arts (Honours) - University of Wollongong
Teaching Certificate - NSW Department of School Education

Emerging Managers and Leaders Certificate- L H Martin Institute & Australian Tertiary Education Managers (ATEM)


I have a proven track record in authoring successful grant and award applications, including:

[2019] Destination Australia  $1.65m to University of Wollongong Regional Campuses

[2014] $9436 to a Community project (UOW CEGS Grant)

[2011] $4000 in conference seed funding from the Association of Academic Language and Learning

[2011] $4380 in Social Inclusion Project Scheme (SIPS) Funding from UOW.


[2018, 2019, 2020] Successfully nominated winners of the VC's Award for Excellence in Community Engagement, and the VC's Award for Excellence in Professional Service (Team).

My own work has been recognised through the following nominations and awards:

[2016] Certificate of Recognition (Australian College of Educators)

[2014] Nominee, Outstanding Contribution to Teaching and Learning Award (UOW)

[2014] Highly Commended, Vice-Chancellor's Awards for Community Engagement (UOW)

[2009] Nominee, Outstanding Contribution to Teaching and Learning Award (UOW)

[2009] Runner-Up, Best Doctoral Thesis, Association for Canadian Studies in Australia and New Zealand (ACSANZ)

[2003] Winner, UOW Library Poetry and Prose Competition

Academic Director, Regional Campuses

May 2017 - Present

University of Wollongong

I have developed and am leading the implementation of the Regional Campus Enabling strategy. Through strong internal and local partnerships, UOW's regional campuses produce quality, career-ready graduates and research excellence in our local
communities. I supervise and mentor staff across the transdisciplinary regional campus network, particularly with regard to the appropriate use of technology enhanced learning, and the inclusion of students with disabilities.

HSC Marker

2017 - Present

New South Wales Education and Standards Authority (NESA)

Advanced English

University Tutor (English Literature)

July-October 2019

University of Wollongong; Shoalhaven & Batemans Bay Campuses

ENGL 229 The Romantics

Stage 6 Co-ordinator & Teacher

2000-2018

Nowra Tutoring Solutions  (formerly Kip McGrath, Nowra).

Internship in Inclusive Education Unit (Autism Classroom)

August-September 2016


University of New South Wales /  New South Wales Department of Education

School-based teaching placement in Jamberoo Centre, Oak Flats High School. Delivery and design of lessons and Individual Learning and Transition Plans for six Stage 4 students on the Autism Spectrum; some with additional diagnoses. Team-teaching in environments of up to 20 students with identified special needs (including ASD and EBD), as well as in mainstream classes attended by Jamberoo students.

Learning Development Lecturer (Disabilities, Transition &
Outreach)

2011-2017


University of Wollongong Wollongong Campus

Subject Lecturer & Co-ordinator

2015-2016

University of Wollongong; Shoalhaven & Bega Campuses

English Teaching Methods

Learning Development Lecturer (Disabilities Specialist)

2010

University of Wollongong; Wollongong Campus

0.4 FTE position

Subject Lecturer and Co-ordinator

2010

University of Wollongong; Wollongong, Shoalhaven, Batemans Bay & Bega Campuses

HSC Marker

2003-2010

Board of Studies

Standard and Advanced English

Co-ordinator of the Graduate Diploma of Education Program (Interim)

January-February 2009

University of Wollongong; Shoalhaven Campus

Learning Development Lecturer (Relieving)

2008-2010

University of Wollongong; Batemans Bay

UniConnections Lecturer

2005-2008

University of Wollongong; Shoalhaven & Wollongong Campuses

Developed, authored and delivered a series of transition workshops aimed at improving the academic literacy of upper high school students.

University Tutor (English Literature)

2003-2010

University of Wollongong, Shoalhaven Campus

ENGL 120 Introduction to Literature and Film

ENGL 243 Children's and Young Adult Fantasy Literature

ENGL 244 Australian Literature for Young Readers

ENGL 259 Introduction to Canadian Literature

ENGL 267 Nineteenth Century US Literature

ENGL 375 Australia Fair: Post-Federation Australian Literature

Teacher General Education

2003-2006

Illawarra Institute of Technical and Further Education (TAFE); Bomaderry Campus

Classroom Teacher

1998

The Illawarra Grammar School

Japanese, Commerce, English as a Second Language

Classroom Teacher

1996-1997

New South Wales Department of Education; Mulwaree High School

Japanese, English

Classroom Teacher

August-December 1994

Parramatta Diocese; St Columba's High School

Japanese

Classroom Teacher

1992-1993

Elonera Montessori School

Japanese

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