MEET YOS LAWNTON STAFF

RISH

Acting School Principal

Rish is the QLD State Manager Youth Services who is currently acting as the school principal until the new appointment in 2021

Head of Student Support Services/Student Protection Officer

CHERYL

9 Years with YOS - Lawnton

Cert IV Ministry

Cert IV Non-Clinical Mental Health Drug & Alcohol

Diploma in Management & Leadership

I am ambidextrous ....................

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SAM

Head of Student Learning

Time with YOS: 15 years

Qualifications: Bachelor of Teaching; Masters in Educational Studies (Guidance & Counselling), Diploma of Professional Counselling, Certificate IV in Training and Assessment, Certificates in Community Welfare & Youth Work, Certificate in Volunteer Training

HELEN

Quality Assurance / Accreditation Officer

Time with YOS: 2 years

Qualifications:Diploma in Business and Finance, Grad Diploma in Business and Management, Graduate Certificate in Education, Cert IV in Training and Assessment

DENISE

Cert III Business Administration

Level II Word & Excel

Administration and sales for 30  plus years 

I have been fortunate enough to be with YOS Lawnton for five and a half years

Assistant Business Administrator

TONI

Teacher

I am New Zealand/Aotearoa Maori (Ngati Paoa) from Papakura, Auckland.

I am a passionate teacher who strives to find the best in all students.

  • Bachelor of Education

  • Diploma of Teaching

  • TAE40116 Certificate IV in Training & Assessment

APRIL HOLMAN

Teacher

Bachelor Education (secondary)

Home Economics/ Health Education

Master Health Science Health Promotion

Cert IV TAE Trainer and Assessor

CHERYL (CHERRY)

Drive for Life Program Co-ordinator

Bachelor of Behavioural Studies - 

specialising in Youth & Society and Crime

Corrections & Criminal Justice System

Cert IV in Volunteer Coordination

Cert IV in Transport & Logistics

Cert IV in Disability Work 

KRYSTLE

Youth Worker / Health & Wellbeing

  • Master of Counselling

  • Bachelor of Social Practice

Over the past five years I have worked across 3 different YOS sites & love working alongside young people to support them in achieving their goals. ​ I have worked in the community sector in both NZ & Aus & am originally from Waitakere in Auckland

EMILY

Youth Worker / Health & Wellbeing

Cert 4 in Alcohol and other Drugs and Diploma of Youth Work.

I have 8 years experience in Youth Work in Melbourne and Brisbane and love to travel!

ANTHONY (TONY)

Teacher

LISA

Teacher Aide

  • Cert IV Youth Work

  • Cert III Education Support

  • Diploma Financial Services

  • Qualified Raise Mentor

I love this quote - "If it is to be it is up to me" (William H Johnsen)

MATT

Teacher Aide

  • Cert III Education Support

  • Cert II of Competency in Technology

I'm from California. I feel passionate about helping at-risk, anxious & special needs youth. I enjoy technology, nature & writing

MAREE

Trainer

  • Diploma of Youth Work ​

  • Training & Assessment

Time with YOS - 5 years

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