Director of Pedagogy & Curriculum
Mr Jason Tutty
Jason Tutty is an educator with over twenty years of experience in a wide variety of educational contexts, both in the Northern Territory and abroad. He began his professional career in Darwin as a House Parent at St John’s Catholic College, before joining the Kormilda College academic staff in 1997 as a teacher of Indonesian language.
As a past student of O’Loughlin Catholic College, Jason first joined the College staff as a relief teacher in 2002 before moving to the United Kingdom (UK) to further his career. Prior to returning to Darwin and re-joining the College in 2016, Jason held academic and pastoral roles in management and leadership teams at high achieving schools in North London and Kuala Lumpur.
Jason has over nine years of experience implementing and leading excellent teaching practice across the whole school with a focus upon collaborative planning, visible learning and evidence based teaching. He is enthusiastic about building collaborative processes that identify individual student’s needs, and support staff in planning and delivering lessons which allow each learner to make good progress.
He understands that strong partnerships between families, students and teachers are the cornerstones of any successful College community, regardless of the variety of backgrounds, abilities and ambitions of each learner. Fostering positive and constructive relationships between all stakeholders is a priority for an enjoyable and caring College environment.
Jason holds a Masters of Political Science and Qualified Teacher Status (UK) from the University of London. He has completed a Graduate Certificate in Theology from the University of Newcastle and has a current Certificate IV (VET) qualification in Teaching and Assessment. His undergraduate Arts degree is in Southeast Asian Studies and his Graduate Diploma in Secondary Education specialises in Languages other than English (Indonesian language) and Humanities; both these qualifications were received from Charles Darwin University.