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Professional Statement

Work experience

Jan 2014Jul 2014

Prep Cover Teacher

Grange Primary School, London, UK

Interpreted lesson plans created by teachers in all subjects from nursery to grade 6, including Spanish and music classes. Clear and consistent communication with teachers ensured I upheld high behavioral and academic expectations while their classroom teacher was absent.

Jan 2014Jul 2014

Art Teacher

Grange Primary School, London, UK

Planned lessons for all grade 3 and grade 5 classes to introduce students to a wide variety of tools, techniques and influential artists across time. Curriculum focus in graphic design and fashion.

Mar 2013Mar 2013

Grade 3 Student Teacher

Canadian International School of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China

Arranged to observe and collaborate with teachers to instruct through the Primary Years IB Program framework. Students were primarily ELLs and required accommodations. Created lessons and worksheets to support differentiated instruction. Led students through class discussions related to their mathematics and unit of inquiry.

Education

20122013

Bachelor of Education

Queen's University                                                                  Kingston, ON, Canada

Certification in Primary and Junior Divisions. 3 Student-Teaching practicums totaling xx weeks. 

20072011

Bachelor of Science, Honors

University of Toronto                                                               Toronto, ON, Canada

Psychology Major, Sociology Major

Portfolio

transcripts, reference letters, copy of certification

Skills

Leadership
Creating positive classroom relations
Oral fluency in Chinese (Cantonese)
Classroom Management
Computer programs and apps
SMART board, Computer/Web apps, Apple technology