Madelaine Wood

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Address: 25 Anakie Court, NGUNNAWAL, ACT2913


Professional info

I have four years’ experience in education and have worked in schools both teaching and providing pastoral and administrative support. My degree and special interest are in history, particularly Australian history but having studied and taught an essay based subject my communication, essay and exam skills are transferrable.

Work experience
Primary School Teacher (English/History)

Caldicott Preparatory School

12/2010 - 04/2012

I assisted with substitute teaching in history and was a paid invigilator for the Common Entrance examination. I also provided extension teaching and discussion groups in both history and English. I acted as support staff to teachers engaging in pastoral care, administrative duties and assisting children who had fallen behind.


-English and Literature

-Essay Writing



-Exam Preparation

-Revision and Study Skills

2010 - present

2010 - present

Masters in Teaching majoring in Modern History
University of Canberra (UC), Canberra, Australia
Graduate Certificate in History

The Australian National University (ANU), Canberra, Australia



A Postgraduate Coursework Programme specialising in Australian History
Bachelor of Arts with Honours (History)

Oxford University


My undergraduate degree included the study of the Cold War, Medieval Britain, the Northern Irish Troubles and Imperialism and Nationalism 1814-1945 specialising in Australia. My Honours dissertation a study of Child Migration to Australia through the Fairbridge Society in the 1950s and explored Anglo-Australian cultural relations and identities in this period.