YEAR 5 & 6 CLASS TEACHER
Jason has a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology and a Postgraduate Diploma of Teaching in Primary Education. He has been teaching for eleven and a half years. Jason started his teaching career teaching Year 7 and 8 students at Tokomairiro High School in New Zealand (equivalent to Grades 6 and 7). Jason was Head of the Music Department for eight years at the same school, and, for the last three years he was the lead teacher for the Accelerated Learning in Literacy” programme. This programme aims to catch up students who are not at their expected level in literacy. This is Jason’s first year teaching at SMS, where he is teaching Grade 5/6. Jason has a love of arts; he enjoys playing a variety of musical instruments (guitar, bass, drums, piano) and creating his own art (pencil drawing, digital painting, and photography). Jason also enjoys sport, walking his dog, and loves travelling.