Ms. Kirsten Finlay


Ms. Kirsten Finlay


St Helena Secondary College

Extra Subject Information:


Position Held at School:

Senior VCE Teacher and VCE Assessor

VCE Subject(s) Teaching:



Bachelor of Education (English)

Role at TSSM:

Kirsten is a specialist VCE English teacher who is dedicated to helping her students achieve their best. Kirsten has gained ample experience in her role as a VCE English Assessor and being a member of the VCE English Study Design writing team for VCAA. Whilst being an extremely effective communicator, Kirsten's role at TSSM involves delivering high standard VCE revision programs to help our students achieve their goals. Her role at TSSM also includes producing VCE resources for English.


Effective teachers show qualities of being able to articulate types of improvement required to achieve agreed goals and expectations and develop a common language with students about texts studied. It is vital to have critical understanding of how VCE students learn, to “be the best they can be”.


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