Jenny Walker

Jenny Walker has had over 31 years’ experience as an educator in public schools and has been a Principal for over 14 years in small country schools and large city schools. Jenny is currently Principal of Kellyville Public School. Her teaching career has taken her from Liverpool to the Riverina, overseas on a Teacher Exchange and to Western Sydney. She is currently Chair of the Primary Principals Associations Aboriginal Education Reference group. Jenny is a self-motivated, dynamic, big picture individual who is passionate about Public Education. She is recognised as a strategic and accomplished school leader, a mentor and coach.  Jenny has an inner strength and respect for people which endears her to the whole school community. She leads by example and promotes constant re-evaluation and reflection. Jenny’s dedication to professional development and open communication in a safe and supportive environment is indicative of her desire to prepare all students for their future life. She communicates easily with everyone and promotes a feeling of family and a culture of belonging. 

School Based
Classroom teacher  Canley Vale    1982-84  Liverpool Region
Culcairn    1985-1989   Riverina Region
Executive teacher Walla Walla    1990-1991
Assistant Principal Culcairn    1992- 1996
Exchange teaching  Preston Lancashire UK  1994
Principal P5  Brocklesby   1997-2000 Western Sydney Region
Principal P4 P3  Ellison    2001- 2006
Principal P2  Kellyville   2007- current
I have had the opportunity to relieve in the following positions:
School Education Director   The Hills
Professional Support Officer   Regional Director’s Office Western Sydney
Investigating Officer   Western Sydney Region
Aboriginal Education Team  Western Sydney
Aboriginal Education & Training Directorate:
Principal Contact officer 2011- 2014
Primary Principals Association:
Past: President Albury District Secretary Albury district
Awarded Research Grant for small schools
President Blue Mountains/Penrith District
Western Sydney representative: Innovation Reference group
Aboriginal Education Reference group
Currently: Chair: Aboriginal Education Reference group
PPA Representative Connected Communities – consultative group
PPA Representative Aboriginal Consultative working group
Principal Mentor: Principal Induction conference: 2010-2012 Leadership Unit
NSW Teachers Federation: Anna Stewart Officer
Small school Committee: 1996-2000
Awards:
Director General’s Award   Brocklesby Public School   1999
Director General’s Award   Ellison Public School   2005
Regional Director’s Award  Outstanding School Leadership 2006
Regional Director’s Award  Excellence in Educational Leadership  2011
Minister for Education  Leadership Fellowship Award   2006 -2007
LEAP: Leading Educators across the Planet: 2014 to New Brunswick Canada