Meet the teachers!
With the Docklands Primary School opening date fast approaching, Docklands News is introducing some of our community’s new teachers ahead of Term One, 2021!
Praew Paramo has taught for three years in both junior and primary schools. Before teaching, she worked as a district nurse in the Eastern suburbs.
Lucy Anderson grew up in Melbourne but has spent years living in country Victoria. She said she couldn’t wait to meet all of the new families and grow together.
Lauren Gledhill grew up in country Victoria and moved to Melbourne to study. She said she couldn’t wait to meet the new school community in Docklands.
Jaylee Waters will be joining the school as the arts teacher. She grew up in Mount Gambier in South Australia and has been living in Melbourne for the past four years.
Emina McLean will join the team to focus on student achievement and professional learning for staff. She has been a lecturer in language and literacy and is a researcher.
Bethany Tonkin has been teaching for several years and has just completed further study in learning intervention. She said she loved the creativity and joy that came with teaching, and seeing the “lightbulb moments” that students have every day.
Romy Sujica began teaching after a career in the private and government sectors. She said she was looking forward to getting to know the new school community and working together to create a supportive and creative learning environment.
Shevani Moodley grew up in Durban in South Africa and in the western suburbs of Melbourne, spent her graduate years teaching at an international school in the United Arab Emirates, and has taught in various schools in Melbourne since.