John joined SVA as Manager of Education Projects, with key responsibility for SVA’s Education Dialogue and the Growing Great Teachers Project. His responsibilities now include coordination of SVA’s activities supporting the Australian Teaching and Learning Toolkit initiative.

John has more than 15 years’ experience in the education and non-profit sectors as a classroom teacher and organisational leader. From 2010 to 2014, he was Director of Learning and Development at High Resolves, with accountability for curriculum design, development of all teaching staff, and evaluation. During those years, High Resolves grew from working with 15 schools to working with more than 100 schools and 20,000 students annually in every state and territory.