Trinity Spirit

← Coffee and Chat with Mr Brett Mason, Deputy Head of Campus, Middle and Senior Years

  • What are your areas of specialisation? Health and Physical Education
  • What was your first job? I cooked steaks at Sizzler
  • How long have you worked? Teaching for 16 years
  • What's the most rewarding part of your job? Seeing those around me find that sense of success when they are being their "best". What God created them to be.
  • What are some of your notable previous employers and roles?
    • I was a ski instructor in the US
    • I have taught students in many rural and remote areas of Queensland.
  • What is your educational background?
    • Bachelor of Applied Science(Human Movement Studies – Education) from the University of Queensland
    • Masters of Educational Leadership (Australian Catholic University) – currently studying.
  • Which professional associations/industry groups do you belong to? Member of the Australian Council of Educational Leaders.
  • What are your interests/hobbies outside of work? Exercising and spending time with my young family.
  • Where were you born? Sydney
  • What is your favourite colour? Blue
  • What is your favourite song? Anything by Diesel or Jack Johnson
  • What is your favourite cuisine? Indian food
  • If we're sitting here a year from now celebrating what a great year it's been for you in this role, what would you say we achieved at Trinity? The continued development of a great community. Community is the beginning of our collective success.
  • When have you been most satisfied in your life? The day I married my beautiful wife, Megan and the days my children, Kelsey and Jonty were born.
  • Who is your role model, and why? Sir Edmund Hilary. He was a pioneer and dared to go where no one had gone before! He followed his vision.
  • What do you like to do in your down time? Go to the beach for a run.
  • How did you meet your wife, the love of your life? Weipa, where we were both teaching (Far North Queensland).
  • What does she do to keep herself busy? She looks after me and the children.
  • What things do you not like to do? Waste time. Drives me crazy!
  • What do you think is the next big thing in ICT? Safety. It has to be the next big growth industry. There are so many dangerous places on the web. The next big thing is teaching people to value themselves online.

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