Head of Special Education Services - Selena Wilson
name is Selena Wilson and I am the Head of Special Education Services at
Springwood Central State School. It is
my role to lead the schools Active Learning Centre (ALC) and liaise with ALC
staff, parents, classroom staff, administration, therapists, Advisory Visiting Teachers
and other agencies to ensure educational priorities are met for students with
ALC staff work collaboratively with classroom teachers to implement strategies
which enable students to access and engage with programs and activities within
an inclusive school context. The ALC
at Springwood Central State School aligns with and supports the whole school focus
of setting high expectations, valuing and celebrating diversity, and employing
high quality, evidence based teaching practices focussed on high levels of
learning for every student.
feel free to drop in to the ALC for a chat if you have any concerns relating to
your child and their progress at school. I am always more than happy to talk, and very keen to ensure the best possible
outcomes for all students.
Master Teacher - Glenda Jimmieson
As the Master Teacher, I believe all students can learn… and
I work with teachers to help all students achieve high standards of learning.
In my role I have the responsibility for leading the
following activities and undertaking the following key tasks:
Work with instructional leaders to prioritise
the teaching of reading within the school’s curriculum and pedagogical
Lead needs based development of teacher capacity
and ongoing support through professional development.
Provide coaching and guidance to teachers and
other classroom staff in delivering quality teaching.
Engage in professional discussions with
colleagues in a range of forums to evaluate practice directed at improving
professional knowledge and practice, and the educational outcomes of students.
Provide targeted student support and lead
teachers in the enhancement of learning needs practice.
Improve the capacity of school teams to use
evidence based assessment to inform teaching and learning.
Support staff in the analysis of and response to
systemic and student data.
Create a positive relationship between students,
teachers and stakeholders.
Provide leadership critical in mentoring
beginning teachers, targeted student support, coaching and planning and
implementation of school initiatives.