Karen Raison holds a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Queensland, Diploma of Teaching from Griffith University and a Teaching English as a Foreign Language Certificate from Tokyo Language Arts College.
Karen’s teaching career began in Queensland, at schools in Brisbane, Bundaberg, Chinchilla and the Sunshine Coast. She then moved overseas and taught in England, Vietnam, Colombia, Japan and Indonesia. At St Hilda’s School Karen has held classroom teaching positions and is now Junior School Visual Art specialist teacher.
Sally-Anne Nind holds a Bachelor of Education from Griffith University and Diploma of Teaching (majoring in Art and Drama) from Queensland University of Technology.
She has held teaching positions at Oakey State High School and Helensvale State High School as well as administrative positions at Bond University.
Sally-Anne has been teaching Drama and Visual Art at St Hilda¹s School for
18 years across the Junior, Middle and Senior Schools. In addition, she is a proud Old Girl of St Hilda¹s School.
Sally-Anne is passionate about the Arts and enjoys working with students both within the classroom context and in co-curricular pursuits. She has enjoyed being part of the creative team working on a number of plays and musicals in the Middle and Senior Schools. More recently, Sally-Anne has directed/produced our three Junior School musicals: Alice in Wonderland in 2012, Peter Pan in 2015 and The Little Mermaid in 2017. These spectacular productions were all staged at the Arts Centre Gold Coast and involved our talented students in Years 4, 5 and 6.
Kerrie Stewart holds a Diploma of Children’s Services, a Diploma of Counselling, and a Certificate III in Education Support. She taught at Kamaroi Rudolf Steiner School in Sydney for 8 years and lived in London where she worked for Crechendo .- Active Learning Centres for children. Kerrie was responsible for setting up and managing five North London centres. Missing the beaches and sunshine she returned home and has been living on the Gold Coast for the last 10 years.
Kerrie also created a Life Skills Program for children and has worked as a foster carer. In 2011 she commenced working in the Art Department as a teacher aide . She has been part of the creative team involved in two school musicals Alice in Wonderland and Peter Pan. She also works in Before School Care and the Vacation Care Program in the holidays.