Layton - Secondary School Teacher - Perth, WA, Australia

Maria Layton

Perth, WA, Australia


Secondary School Teacher


Teaching in remote or rural regions of Australia, e. g. Kimberley; Cocos/keelinghappy to teach mathematics years 6-9, chemistry to year 10 and biology/human biology up to year 12. Also interested in teaching positions in SE asia

Work History

Secondary School Science Teacher

Kununurra District High School

May 2013 - December 2013

Teaching: Science - Years 8 & 9; Integrated Science -Year 10. Homeroom: Year 8 students.


St Hilda's Anglican School for Girls

Secondary School Science Teacher

St Mary's College

Teaching: Science - Years 7, 9 &10; Integrated Science -Years 11 & 12.
Supervisor: 2A/B & 3A/B Physics (taught by SIDE). Homeroom: Year 7-9 students.

Science Teacher

St. Mary's College Broome, WA

January 2011 - December 2011

Secondary Science Teacher: Years 7,9,10 Science; Years 11 & 12 Integrated Science and Supervisor of SIDE-taught Physics 2A/2B and 3A/3B classes.


Christchurch Grammar School

Mr Peter Thorne).


Applecross Senior High School

Mr Jeffrey Mengler).

Tutor (part-time)

Boarding House

plus Biological Science for Year 11&12 students. Occasional relief teaching.


Christchurch Grammar School

Mr Andrew Jeffries).
*NB: I began studying for my Graduate Diploma in Education at UWA in 2000, but due to increased research commitments at UWA had to suspend my enrolment. I completed the rest of my units of study and school experience teaching blocks in 2010.
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RESEARCH FELLOW (Research Assistant Professor)

Auditory Neuroscience Laboratory, Physiology Department, University of Western Australia

February 1998 - December 2009

Auditory Neuroscience Laboratory, Physiology Department, University of Western Australia. (Supervisor: Professor Donald Robertson).
Research projects: 1) Identification and localisation of voltage-gated calcium channels in the guinea pig cochlea. 2) RNA interference in the guinea pig cochlea


Genetica Biotechnologies Pty Ltd

Research: Development of an indirect IgG ELISA immunoassay test kit for Candida albicans for commercial release


University Department of Medicine, Fremantle Hospital

Research: Identification of the human cellular receptor(s) for the Hepatitis A virus


Human Biology, Curtin University of Technology

Teaching: Tutorials and laboratory practicals for undergraduate students in Human Biology, Anatomy and Physiology and marking exam papers.


University of Western Australia

Research: Keratinocyte cell biology in oral mucosal diseases.


Australian Neuromuscular Research Institute

Department of Neuropathology, Royal Perth Hospital & Molecular Neurogenetics Laboratory, Australian Neuromuscular Research Institute. Research: Responsible for establishment of transformed lymphocyte cell & DNA banks of Australian families with inherited neuromuscular disorders. Molecular genetics analyses associated with prenatal diagnosis and carrier detection for Duchenne and Becker Muscular Dystrophy.


California College of Medicine

University of California, Irvine, USA.
Postdoctoral Research: 'Tumour suppressor gene' transfer in cell hybrids and analysis of chromosomal control of neoplastic expression.


Laboratory of Developmental Biology, National Institute for Medical Research

Qualifications & Certifications


University of Western Australia


University of London

Physiology Department

University of London

Zoology, Chemistry and Physics

University of London

The Tiffin Girls' School

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