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Teacher stories

Teaching in Queensland state schools enables teachers to work in a wide range of settings and locations. From small schools in remote communities to very large metropolitan schools, our teachers are committed, passionate and professional.

Find out about some of our teachers and the range of roles that they undertake in our schools.

Leesa-Maree Jedras, Head of Curriculum

Leesa-Maree's career aspirations are to support and assist others to teach in a meaningful and positive environment where they can have lots of their own memorable moments.

Jonathon Jones, Industrial Technology and Design Teacher

Jonathon is currently in his first year of teaching at Stretton State College. He is teaching design and technology, engineering, construction and graphics to students in years 7 to 11.

Renee Tuni, Learning Support Teacher

In her role as a learning support teacher, Renee has had the opportunity to work with a diverse range of young people and to also learn from them.

Kathryn Green, Primary Teacher

Kathryn has had an opportunity to work in some of the most interesting, challenging, rewarding and brilliant schools in Queensland.

Heidi Long, Primary Teacher

Heidi believes that the most rewarding aspect of being a teacher is seeing the sparkle and excitement in children's eyes at the 'eureka' moment that occurs when they discover new knowledge that she has led them toward.

Dan Moody, Primary Teacher and ICT Coordinator

Through the support of teaching networks, Dan has had the opportunity to continue his professional development and focus on specific areas of education that particularly interest him.

Margaret Lane, Principal

Marg believes that people considering a teaching career should be passionate and committed to making a difference in students' lives.

Helen Sands, Special Education Teacher

One of Helen's most memorable moments as a teacher was when she was teaching a student with profound multiple disabilities to recognise the different types of money and to use them correctly.

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This page was last reviewed on 12 Mar 2013

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