Mr. David Waddell


Mr. David Waddell


Melton Christian College

Extra Subject Information:


Position Held at School:

Senior VCE Teacher, VCE Author and VCE Assessor

VCE Subject(s) Teaching:

Chemistry, General Mathematics, Mathematical Methods


Bachelor of Science (Mathematics and Chemistry)
Bachelor of Education (mathematics and Chemistry)

Role at TSSM:

David first joined the TSSM team in 2007.

David is an inspiring teacher dedicated to Chemistry, Further Mathematics and Mathematical Methods.

His love for his subject areas is contagious and has made David a great asset to his students. David's depth of knowledge in the three subjects and his excellent communication skills ensure that every student that experiences him as a teacher is one step closer to achieving their desired study scores.

David is also experienced with developing VCE resources for TSSM used by students and schools alike.

Teaching Philosophy:

Teaching is more than just transmitting information; students have phones that can get all the information they need. Teachers need to teach skills, inspire passion, ground the information in reality and link it to a students everyday life to be effective.


All sports, especially rugby union and cycling
Spending time with family and friends
Good food and wine

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