Deputy Principal, Briar Road Public School (Finalist of Best Student Wellbeing Program 2019 at the Australian Education Awards)
Samantha Rangaiya is Deputy Principal, Instructional Leader at Briar Road Public School and has been on the leadership team for over 5 years. Briar Road is a P-6 school and is located in Campbelltown NSW with a student enrolment of 280 students. Samantha feels privileged to work at the school in the community that she grew up in and loves the idea of giving back to the community.
She is an advocate for students from diverse backgrounds and believes in the school’s vision, ‘Children first and foremost.’ Samantha prides herself on building authentic and genuine relationships with students and community members to ensure students are engaged and are achieving the best outcomes that they can. She has a strong interest in Student Wellbeing and has been fundamental in developing and continuing integral student wellbeing programs.