Shane Kamsner is the new Principal for Rossbourne School

Leading a transformative impact on the lives of students

Shane Kamsner will be the next Principal for Rossbourne School, where he will provide the best practice in specialist education by promoting a relevant and diverse curriculum together with a high level of dedication to the Rossbourne School community.

Previously Shane held the position of Head of Student Development with Carey Baptist Grammar School.  In this role Shane managed a department of 40 staff within a multi-discipline framework integrating wellbeing and teaching/learning programs to support students’ holistic educational and emotional needs. In order to address the needs of the student community Shane developed and implemented a whole school model of student support and wellbeing.  This program was awarded Best Wellbeing Program 2018 at the Australian Education Awards.  Shane has led the development of a framework for tracking the academic and developmental progress of students which includes identification and differentiation of needs.  He has also created individual learning plan processes, with an online template across all year groups to support the process. Additional programs and plans that have been developed by Shane include formal support plans for students with significant mental health issues, transition programs for highly anxious students and protocols and processes to manage and support school refusers

Prior to joining Carey Shane was the Middle School Manager for Mount Waverley Secondary College.  He has also undertaken lecturing roles at both Australian Catholic University and University of Melbourne

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