South African Society for History Teaching

CV Mr. Matthew Marwick

MMM in DJ, Oct 12

1.      Personal details

Full Names:                                              Matthew Marcellus MARWICK

Date of Birth:                                           12 January 1971

Marital Status:                                         married to Kirsten (nee Harms)

Secondary Education:                          Maritzburg College (1984-1988)

National Service:                                    State President’s Unit, Voortrekkerhoogte, 1989-1990

2.      Tertiary education

Institution:                                               University of Natal (Pietermaritzburg)

Degrees:                                                   BComm (1991-1993), LLB (1997-1998)

Institution:                                               University of South Africa

Degrees:                                                   BA Hons (2010), PGCE (cum laude) (2008)

3.      Recent Employment History

2004 – present

Position:                                          Teacher / Head of Department / Housemaster

Employer:                                       Maritzburg College

My duties at the school include / have included the following:

  • Editor of The College Old Boy newsletter (2003-2012)
  • Assistant Archivist (2004-2009)
  • Member of the Executive Committee: Maritzburg College Old Boys’ Association (2004-2012)
  • Master-in-Charge of the Special History Project / Military Affairs Society / Drill Squad (2004- )
  • Rugby and cricket coach (2005- )
  • Master-in-Charge of Debating (2005)
  • Member of the Cultural Affairs Committee (2005- )
  • Member of the Form 2 Admissions Committee (2005-2012)
  • Member of and lately chairman of the Archives Committee (2005- )
  • President of the Maritzburg College Old Boys’ Association (2005-2006)
  • Chairman of the Goldstones Club (supporters’ club) (2006-2007)
  • Provincial marker of Grade 12 Economics (KwaZulu-Natal) (2006-2008)
  • Master-in-Charge of the College Crier school newspaper (2007-2012)
  • Head of Department: Form 2 (2008)
  • Delegate and workshop leader at International Boys’ Schools Coalition conferences in Toronto (2008), Philadelphia (2010) and London (2011)
  • Housemaster of Nathan House (2008-2011) and Clark House (2013- )
    • Head of Department: Prefects (2009- )
    • Editor of the Maritzburg College school magazine (2009- )
    • Member of the Maritzburg College 150th Planning Committee (2009- )
    • Member of the Maritzburg College Museum Planning Committee (2010- )
    • Member of the executive committee of the SA Society for History Teaching (2010- )
    • Member of the executive committee of the Pietermaritzburg Heritage Society (and chairman of the Conservation Committee ) (2010- )
    • Chairman and founder of the Maritzburg College Traditions Committee (2012- )
    • Member of the Governing Body of Maritzburg College (2012- )
    • Director of the Maritzburg College Foundation (2012- )
    • Master-in-Charge of the Maritzburg College Rugby Referees’ Society (2012- )
    • Tournament Director of the Maritzburg College 150th Winter Sports Festival (March-April 2013)