Mick is committed to ‘doing school differently’ and empowering staff and students to follow their passions, because every young person deserves the best. As our CEO, Mick leads the Arethusa team in our strategic vision to believe in our students, expect great things and celebrate our students; because they are worthy of being celebrated.…
Lisa has been Arethusa’s Executive Principal since January of 2019. She is passionate about teaching, learning and seeing all students succeed. Lisa wants Arethusa to be a place that grows all facets of a child: intellectually, socially, emotionally, spiritually, physically, their creativity, their interests and their gifts. Lisa believes that the well educated child knows who they are, how they learn and how to work well with others.
To Lisa, being an educator and shaping the minds of the future is a privilege!
We would like to introduce our wonderful Curriculum Coordinator Leath. Leath is based at our Deception Bay Business Hub but works with the teaching staff across all our campuses to deliver an amazing curriculum. Bringing creativity and choice into education so students can develop their unique talents and gifts is Leath’s greatest passion.
Her wish for our Arethusa Students is that they feel loved, encouraged and know that they are capable. Leath wants the community to know that, teachers are very valuable as they are at the line of ensuring the next generation are problem solvers, change makers and leaders.
Getting up each morning ready for a new experience and challenge is Marian’s goal. Marian finds joy in having a vision, a purpose and a plan that will influence people to join her in and on the education adventure. She is motivated to push ahead by seeing others excited to be better, grow and be challenged individually and corporately. Marian believes that Arethusa is the most unique place that she has worked because they take the promise to individualise student education very seriously.
Kerry is passionate about serving young people, their families, and the communities they belong to. Kerry’s goal is to support, encourage and empower students to achieve their dreams, and seeing them grow into confident young adults is what she loves most about Arethusa. An interesting fact about Kerry is that her background is in mathematics and home economics! Kerry is also a Foster Mum and enjoys gardening and embroidery in her spare time.
Peter has five kids, eight grandkids and a history of fostering children. He has previously taught Indigenous Education in the Northern Territory and has run residential programs for Year 9 students, on a dairy farm! Peter wants his students to know their value and feel loved by those around them. He loves that Arethusa provides students with the opportunity to grow and make a difference.
Fun fact: Peter was a passionate water polo player until his mid-20’s.
Stacey is passionate about seeing students come alive through relationships and learning. The passion of her grade 8 English teacher inspired her to begin a career in education. She loves thinking outside of the box to provide innovative solutions to learning. Stacey believes that Arethusa provides a unique learning experience that encourages students to be the best of the best.
Raylene is an active member of the Arethusa community that loves riding her motorcycle and spending time with her family. Before she began her VET pathway journey, Raylene served in the Defense Force as a Steward. Nowadays, Raylene loves that she gets to help Arethusa students achieve their goals. She is passionate about young people and aims to provide personalised advice that encourages students to think beyond their school dreams.
Kym is a mother of two that loves working with youth. She is passionate about making a difference in a child’s journey by helping them find their inner happiness. Kym loves seeing students faces light up when they begin to enjoy school again.
Fun Fact: Although Kym has always worked in schools, she does have her qualifications in beauty therapy.
If you would like to learn more about enrolments or take a tour of an Arethusa campus, Kym would love to chat with you! Call us today on 1300 720 371