Get to know our experienced team of staff at the College! This week, meet Miss Lisa Close, Head of Allen House, College Sport Coordinator and PDHPE teacher.
Miss Close has been at the College for only three years, but her strong rapport with Senior School students reflects investment and a genuine care for the individual.
In her new role as Head of Allen House, Miss Close is excited for the year ahead and the opportunity to help, encourage and support each student. Miss Close says, “I want each student to know they are loved, they have someone to talk to and I will do my best where I can. I can’t wait to celebrate in all their successes whether great or small”.
Miss Close is passionate about Service Learning at the College, and is looking forward to watching the Service Learning aspect of In-School sport continue to thrive in 2021. Miss Close says, “It allows students to serve at the College and in the community, assisting in Junior School classes, caring for the community garden or assisting Shellharbour Council in Blackbutt. It is important for students to see the benefits of supporting others and giving back to the College community or further afield”.
“Students are continuously being servant-hearted, not just in the sport program, but rather in the playground, classroom or on the sporting field. The quality of servant leadership is extremely evident in the College and we want to harness that within our students”.
Miss Close sums it up in four words, Shellharbour Anglican College is the “best place to teach”.