Miss O’Malley completed her PGCE at University College London and spent her formative teaching years working at a top secondary grammar school in North London. She studied History and German (Joint Hons.) as an undergraduate at the University of Nottingham, through which she spent a year abroad studying German Philology at the University of Vienna. Miss O’Malley has further experience of working with children of all ages in a number of different settings, including as a boarding house tutor in the UK and as an efl primary school teacher abroad.
Due to her own international background, Miss O’Malley is keen to develop students’ understanding of different perspectives and cultures in her teaching of history. She thinks the subject is vital for helping students understand the world around them and aims to provoke curiosity in her students.
In her spare time Miss O’Malley continues to explore her academic passions through reading and cinema. She also enjoys travelling, painting, and keeping active.