Mr Jack Tan
Teaching areas: Literature, Creative Writing, Essay Writing, Collaborative Music
Jack has degrees in Education, English Literature and Linguistics from the University of Melbourne and the National University of Singapore. He has lived and worked in the Melbourne residential colleges since 2009. Jack is currently undertaking his PhD in Education and Creative Writing at RMIT. His research project involves storying his lived experience as a transcultural teacher. Jack has tutored extensively in Creative Writing and English Literature for the University of Melbourne Faculty of Arts and the residential colleges.
Jack is a keen collaborative pianist. At JCH, he performs regularly with student musicians and the JCH Choir. At St Jude’s Anglican Church, he serves as keyboard player for worship bands. Jack holds a Licentiate of the Royal Schools of Music (LRSM) with distinction in piano performance.
Prior to his arrival in Melbourne, Jack worked as a piano teacher and classroom teacher in Singapore and Shanghai. Outside academia and music, Jack enjoys visual arts, cafés and bookstores, as well as driving and road trips.