Melissa Wray - Year 5/6

Qualifications:  Master of Education, Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Teaching

Professional Interests and Expertise: I have sixteen years teaching experience that includes roles at schools within 
Australia, the United Kingdom as well as a tertiary level. Throughout this time I have taught across all classroom year 
levels, as well as specialist roles of Literacy Intervention, Information Technology, Library and Art. With a passion for literacy 
and learning I also completed my Master of Education with a focus on inclusive education and a thesis in literacy research. I 
love working in education and and have a particular interest in reading and writing. I enjoy collaborating with my peers to 
ensure we provide a high quality education for our students. I am thrilled to be working at a school that takes such pride in their students, fosters strong links to community and upholds high expectations around social and moral values for everyone to demonstrate.

Recent Professional Development:
Master of Education (by research).
Certificate in Children's Writing.
Restorative Practices.
Integrated Inquiry approach.

Drive: I always knew I wanted to be a teacher and take the responsibility of this great professional very seriously. I believe, as a teacher, I have the responsibility of knowing where my student's are at and where they need to go. With such a belief I work hard to ensure they all feel success in their learning and I promote the follow motto. ‘Be curious, be brave, be creative and be persistent.’