Rhoni McFarlane

Curriculum Vitae

Rhoni McFarlane

Mission: To cultivate a community of learners that inspire innovation and excellence.

Employment History

Lead Teacher of Innovative Learning Hub 2014 - current

Wirreanda Secondary School

  • Developing innovative practices and programs with staff
  • Building capacity through team teaching, modelling and showcasing innovative practice
  • Developing digital resources to support ongoing professional practice and reflection

Coordinator of Differentiation
2012 - current

Wirreanda High School

  • Leading whole school development of differentiated practices
  • Developing a PLC within staff to demonstrate and model differentiated practices
  • Organising and facilitating professional development sessions for staff in teaching and learning incorporating TfEL domains and AISTL professional standards

Coordinator of Unit for Students with Special Needs 2012 - current

Wirreanda High School

  • Developed a transition program for students moving from PS to HS
  • Developed new process and standards for students outcomes on NEPs
  • Developed and implemented new reporting structure
  • Planned, introduced and implemented a 1:1 iPad program for SWD

Differentiation for Diverse Learners Tutor Semester 1 2013

Flinders University

  • Facilitated the development of differentiated practice with 3rd and 4th year Education students

Primary Special Options Teacher 2011 - 2012

Braeview PS

  • Lead teacher for supporting students on the Autism Spectrum
  • Successful grant applications for digital technologies
  • Developed partnerships with CSIRO
  • Established links with external agencies to access financial support and training
  • Coordinated and managed integration of students with special needs into mainstream and buddy projects

Classroom Teacher Jan 2009 - 2011

John Morphett PS

Curriculum Area Manager May 2006 - Jan 2009

Highlight Education

Project Consultancy April 2003 - May 2006

Allpurpose Pty Ltd

Community Development Officer Jan 2003 - April 2003

Central Land Council

Indigenous Protected Area Coordinator Oct 2001 - Jan 2003

Central Land Council


Bachelor of Education JP/P (Special Education)

Flinders University

Double Degree

Bachelor Law (LLB) Bachelor Anthropology (BSS)

Adelaide University


Tony Lunniss

Principal Wirreanda High School

Mob: 0401 125 965

Caroline Fishpool

Senior Leader Wirreanda High School

Mob: 0438 837 671