St Benedict's Catholic Primary School
Samantha Bubb is known for her unique ability to make students from all backgrounds feel successful and engaged in their education.
The St Benedict’s Catholic Primary School teacher has successfully collaborated with parents and carers to create individualised educational programs for students with intellectual disabilities, autism spectrum disorder, unidentified learning difficulties, and special gifts and talents.
Samantha has also shown an eagerness to help students with English as a second language settle into the classroom, including a refugee student who was new to the school.
“Samantha exhibits a lifelong commitment to learning through her growth mindset, which she actively promotes in her everyday interactions with her peers, students, their families, and our wider community,” colleague Anita Fryer said.
For the last six years, Samantha has focused on promoting numeracy skills among her students, implementing the Numeracy Project and working with the school’s leadership team to introduce new and innovative mathematics initiatives.
Samantha has gone above and beyond to help teachers from other schools develop their own numeracy programs, creating resources and activities available for use by other Brisbane Catholic schools.
She has also shown outstanding leadership within the school’s team of teachers, working to promote the emotional and social wellbeing of staff and acting as a mentor to three early career teachers.
Congratulations Samantha on your nomination.
By Claudia Farhart.