Duncan is a qualified, and native experienced teacher of english, media, drama and the arts. He has taught people of all ages from preschoolers, primary and secondary school students to young adults at university and professionals in the workforce. The CV below outlines his work in the private, public, international and online school systems. His career in the arts, media and entertainment industries is outlined on the general CV page.

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  • Bachelor of Arts in Writing, Media and Visual Arts. Southern Cross University. 
  • Bachelor of Arts in Drama (deferred). Queensland University of Technology.  
  • TESOL and TEFL Certified. College of Teachers England and English Business College.
  • Director’s Course, National Institute of Drama Arts Australia.
  • Spanish Level Intermediate. Latin America.
  • English Accent, neutral / international.
  • Nationality, Australian.


  • Golden Lion at the Cannes Industry Craft Lions, 2019 (Immersive Theatre Director).
  • Official Selection, Cannes International Film Festival, 2001 (Production Designer).
  • Touring Award, San Diego International Fringe Arts Festival, 2018 (Director and Co-Producer).
  • World Tour Ready Award, Sydney Fringe Arts Festival, 2018 (Director and Co-Producer).
  • Children’s Event Award, Perth Fringe Arts Festival, 2019 (Director and Co-Producer).

Teaching Experience

Online Business English Teacher

English Teacher

  • Polyglot Language School, Mexico City. 2020                                                                                 
  • Adults, teenagers and children in class and online.
  • Create online educational material and promotional content. 
  • https://polyglot.mx/

Teacher and Trainer

  • Sydney Opera House, Children and Families Department.  2018 -2020.                                                             
  • Professional development program for primary and secondary school teachers.                                                        
  • Children and teenagers creative education program. 
  • School holidays creative learning program. 
  • Direct children's theatre at the Sydney Opera House.     
  • https://www.sydneyoperahouse.com/learn/schools.html                                                                                                                                                                           

Teacher and Director

Teacher and Program Leader

  • Australian College of Applied Psychology. Sydney. 2017.
  • Literacy and creative recovery program for long term incarcerated adults.
  • Observe and train Masters of Social Work students in creative community engagement.    
  • https://www.acap.edu.au 

Teacher and Artist in Residence.


  • ‘Qld Arts Council's Youth Program’. Largest arts in education touring program in Australia. 2011.
  • Lead 30 teachers, artists and administrators to deliver school based cultural programs across the country.
  • Producing, directing, selecting or supervising 16 educational theatrical productions and cultural incursions touring to schools.
  • All curriculum based and resourced for primary and secondary schools.
  • https://rocketreach.co/artslink-queensland-profile_b5ee1a3ff42e749c


  • Music, drama and visual arts, week long residency for high school student's in Brisbane., Australia. 2011.  
  • Design and deliver a curriculum based multi arts program connecting remote and city  students.    
  • 8 teachers and 150 high school students.  
  • https://www.ipswichadvertiser.com.au/news/power-to perform/1564671/                                                                                      


English Teacher

  • Early years students at British international school, Markham College in Lima, Peru. 2009.
  • Also create and develop curriculum based lesson plans for  students with learning difficulties.
  • Assessment and evaluation team for all new  enrolments.
  • https://www.markham.edu.pe/

English Teacher

  • Preschool, primary and secondary students at English academy in South Korea. 2007.     
  • Prepare high school students for IELTS.


  • Creative links to learning program in Byron Bay Australia. 2002.
  • Workshops  to assist 'at risk'  teenagers  return to school. 

References  available. 
Please email duncan@duncanmaurice.com