A senior instructor at main impartial faculty Haileybury has been charged by Victoria Police over alleged offences in opposition to kids together with possessing little one intercourse abuse materials and inspiring a baby underneath 16 to interact in sexual exercise.
Richard Ho was stood down by Haileybury in March after police notified the varsity he was being investigated, however particulars of the investigation weren’t revealed to the varsity group till Monday.
The Victorian Institute for Educating suspended Richard Skalova Ho’s registration on an interim foundation final Friday.
In a be aware to households, dated September 19, Haileybury vice-principal Scott Doran mentioned Ho had been “prohibited from attending any faculty property of Haileybury or having any contact with college students at any Haileybury campus, both in particular person or on-line”.
Ho was charged by Victoria Police on August 30. The costs embrace “the alleged possession of kid abuse materials, two fees of allegedly encouraging a baby underneath 16 to interact in or be concerned in sexual exercise and allegedly utilizing a carriage service to harass”, Doran wrote.
The costs relate to incidents that allegedly came about outdoors Haileybury and aren’t related to his instructing position, the varsity mentioned.
“We perceive that this information is distressing and lots of of you’ll have questions,” Doran wrote.
“We want to reassure the Haileybury group that we take this matter with the utmost seriousness and now we have robust help methods in place for anybody in our group affected by this information.”
The college mentioned it will be making no additional touch upon the case as it’s earlier than the courts.