Stephen Duke Wellbeing Coordinator
Wellbeing Coordinator Stephen Duke is passionate about the equity, diversity and inclusion of young people in a world which can be difficult for them to navigate. This passion drives his commitment to ensuring that all students are provided with the support required to improve their overall wellbeing and continue their education. As coordinator, Stephen’s responsibilities include managing a highly skilled team of student wellbeing officers, together with developing systems, programs, environments and spaces that promote wellbeing. Stephen’s previous roles in educational leadership, teaching, management and welfare support have provided him with a strong foundation for his sometimes challenging, but very rewarding role.
“I love what I do because I am part of bringing hope and purpose to young people… they often teach me so much about life, including the importance of forgiveness, connections and joy.”
Mim Stekelenburg Student Wellbeing Officer
With a background in Youth Counselling, Art Therapy, Addiction Recovery and Family Violence, Mim Stekelenburg brings much to the dynamic Student Wellbeing Team at CIRE Community School. Mim values the community feel of CIRE and the flexible nature of is diverse range of programs which are designed and delivered to meet the needs of students. She finds it hugely rewarding to see change taking place in the lives of Cire students – when they fully immerse themselves in the learning of life.
“The best part of my role is helping students find the gold living within and backing them to live out their best selves.”
Kylie Skidmore Student Wellbeing Officer
The focus of Kylie Skidmore’s work as Student Wellbeing Officer is to support the diverse wellbeing needs of the students at Cire Community School, and to work with the wellbeing team and whole school staff to create an environment in which our young people can thrive. Previously Kylie has worked as an outdoor education teacher, an adventure therapist, and within school wellbeing. She is currently completing a Masters in Adventure Therapy.
Cire Community School is a raw and real attempt at grace and justice in education.
“Our school is a beautiful community that provides a safe space of hope and healing where our students can dare, and grow, and soar. I’m pretty stoked to be part of it.”
Imogen Rose Student Wellbeing Officer
As a Student Wellbeing Officer, Imogen Rose, fully appreciates that young people have incredible resilience and she admires their strength and determination. Working with them inspires her and gives her great hope for the future. Imogen believes she is privileged to have the opportunity to build positive relationships with students and support them in their journeys. She brings to her position, skills from previous roles in youth outreach, community mental health and community development and feels supported by ‘an incredible team who deliver the best support and outcomes possible, for the amazing young people within our school community
“One moment can change a day, one day can change a life and one life can change the world.”