Natalie began her career working as a casual teacher at Dubbo College in 2006, and was permanently appointed to the college as a HSIE teacher in 2007, where she worked on both junior and senior campus sites. She later worked at Albury High School as a temporary and casual teacher before taking up a position at Hunter School of Performing Arts where she has been teaching since 2013.
Currently the Federation Representative at her school, Natalie has also had experience as a Councillor, Annual Conference delegate, Association Secretary and is a member of the New Educators’ Network (NEN 6). In 2012, she was a Project Officer for three terms. For the past three years, Natalie has been a member of Federation’s Women’s and Anna Stewart Project Committee.
Natalie has supported and mentored a number of early career teachers through accreditation processes and is a regular presenter at Beginning Teacher courses, helping to develop participants’ knowledge of both gaining and maintaining accreditation.
Natalie is an experienced HSC marker of Society and Culture Personal Interest Projects. Resulting from her interest and passion for developing the research skills of her students, she was awarded a Certificate of Teaching Excellence in from the Society and Culture Association of NSW and the Dr Maurine Goldston-Morris Teacher Award from the Geography Teachers Association of NSW.