Meet the devine Ms Devitt

What do you teach?

I am apart of the Year 9 Core team and I teach Maths and Science.

Who was your favourite teacher and why?

My VCE Maths Teacher, Ms Pola. She believed in me and made me realise my potential.

What did you want to be when you were small?

I always wanted to be a dolphin trainer at SeaWorld

What was your first job?

I worked at Concord School Out of School Hours Care.

Why did you want to become a teacher?

I wanted to make a difference in student’s life.  I love sharing my passion for learning whilst supporting and inspiring students to achieve their best

How do you spend your summer breaks?

The last few summers I have spent my time four wheel driving around Australia.

What is your favourite dish from the cafeteria?

Chicken Parma Melt

What book would you like to share with your students?

Oh the places you’ll go by Dr Seuss. I love its versatility and the underlying message.

Which children’s movie do you still love today?

Matilda

If you could pass on any wisdom to your students, what would you share?

You only get out what you put in. It’s okay to be scared and nervous but pushing past those feeling and achieving something you didn’t think you could do is very powerful.

Do you have any hobbies?

I love fishing, camping, four wheeling driving and boating.

What is your favourite band/musician? What is your favourite song of theirs?

Red hot chili peppers – Scar Tissue

Who is your hero?

My grandmother.  She may not wear a cape or a mask but her super power is her unconditional love for not only her family but every person she comes in contact with.  She has taught me the importance of kindness and believing in yourself.

What skill would you like to develop?

I would love to learn to ride a motorbike.

What makes you laugh the most?

Mr Assender and his creative puns

What is on your bucket list?

I would love to go cage diving with great white sharks and road tripping around Australia.