Ms. Michelle (Zinny) Zintschenko has been appointed as Principal at Kamaruka Education Centre
Zinny is a highly experienced teacher and leader who brings over twenty five years’ educational experience within Secondary, Primary and Special schools. Zinny has worked with a broad range of students and abilities both in and out of the classroom.
Prior to her appointment at Kamaruka, Zinny was engaged with Western Port Secondary College as a Learning Specialist/Elevate Coordinator. The primary focus of Zinny’s role was to work with disengaged students, build relationships with them and their families and connect them to the community.
Before this Zinny spent nine years working at Marnebek Specialist school, which is a dual mode setting for students with disabilities. During this time Zinny taught Performing Arts for students aged 4-18 years with disabilities, while also fulfilling leading teaching positions and acting as Assistant Principal.
Earlier in her career, Zinny fulfilled teaching roles with Somerville Rise Primary School and McClelland College.