“My vision is to provide an innovative and highly aspirational secondary college to the greater Fremantle area by delivering high quality education and care to all students and to support them in achieving their future goals.”
As an educational leader with over 20 years’ experience in public education in Western Australia, Myles has held leadership positions at Gilmore College, Applecross Senior High School and Woodvale Secondary College.
He has more than four years’ experience working in Independent Public Schools and providing innovative, educational solutions to meet the needs of all students.
Leading and inspiring an experienced and dedicated team that gives every student the very best opportunity to flourish and succeed in life is the cornerstone that drives his work.
“One of my career highlights was working on the positive education initiative at Woodvale Secondary College. The initiative brought teachers, students and parents together to focus on the underpinning philosophy that through a healthy and productive mindset, students can achieve almost anything.”
“I believe in the effective use of technology to enhance the educational experience of students and to provide them with the opportunity to be creative, innovative, adaptable and resilient individuals that are prepared for the careers of the future."
"I am passionate about Fremantle. I am passionate about the Fremantle community and the values Fremantle stands for. I want the college to reflect these community values and I want Fremantle College to positively influence the community in return."
Mark is secondary trained in Science and Physical Education and started his career 22 years ago teaching in Cambridge, England. He has has since been all over the State in remote and country locations teaching in a variety of areas from Years 1 to 12.
He was Deputy Principal at Gilmore College for four years and for the past seven years has been Deputy Principal at Lakeland Senior High School.
“I have very much enjoyed working with very professional people on school renewal and re-development. I particularly enjoyed my time in the Kimberley working in Indigenous communities.”
He has also worked at the Office of Premier and Cabinet as a Principal Policy Advisor.
“I have three terrific children that keep me busy and I compete in Masters Track and Field in order to keep fit and satiate my passion for sport.”
“I know the next few years especially will require hard work, a listening ear, and purposeful and thoughtful planning to establish our new school. It is such an opportunity for us all to work together as a local community to achieve really strong results for our kids, and in particular to ensure we provide opportunities for all students to pursue their chosen pathway, whether it be in ATAR courses with tertiary entrance or practical, hands on training qualifications leading to a job they love.”
Emma Walker is an experienced leader in secondary education having spent many years in high schools in Western Australia as Deputy Principal, Head of Student Services and as a teacher.
Previous schools she has worked in include Applecross Senior High School, Warwick Senior High School and Belmont City College. She has also had extensive experience across the Western Australian landscape working with school leadership teams in school improvement processes, as well as designing and delivering professional learning about quality teaching and developing effective schools. Whilst at the Institute for Professional Learning (part of the Department of Education) she coordinated the Graduate Teacher and Senior Teacher Professional Learning programs, and designed and delivered learning to teachers to build their classroom practice through coaching and observation.
Emma is looking forward to working with the community to establish a united, vibrant, high achieving college that provides high care for its students. She has a passion for developing a culture of high expectations for students, teachers and leadership teams as well as aiming for every interaction she has with the school community to be a positive one.
Emma has two teenage boys and three young adult step daughters, who are working towards fulfilling careers at university and through apprenticeship pathways, and she is passionate about supporting young people in maintaining their wellbeing as if they were her own.
Manager Corporate Services
“Creating a positive community will be at the forefront of everything that we do. Together we will create a positive learning environment, a welcoming administration team that will deal with issues in a timely manner, will be solution focused and meet the needs of the community.”
Joanne has been with the Department of Education since 1999 commencing in Kalgoorlie and relocating to Fremantle District Office in 2003 where she worked as a HR Consultant.
She was the Manager Corporate Services at Success Primary School and was then appointed as the foundation Manager Corporate Services at Lakelands Primary School in Mandurah.
She holds a Post Graduate Diploma in Business Administration obtained through Murdoch University, a Growth Coaching qualification and is a mentor in the Department of Education. She is currently studying a Graduate Certificate of Educational Leadership through Deakin University.
She has two grown up children who are both teachers with the Department of Education and who went to school in the Fremantle area.