Choo Min

Work History

Work History
Aug 2008 - Oct 2008

Part-Time Chinese Teacher

Life Community Services Society
  • Come up with lesson plans for children age 7-12
  • Prepare activities and assist the students with their schoolwork in all subjects
  • Involved in outings with the centre

Education

Education
Apr 2007 - Present

Ngee Ann Polytechnic

Awards:

  • Director’s List- Diploma in Psychology and Community Services(PCS) Level 2- October Semester 2008
  • Second most outstanding performance in Level 2 for theDiploma in Psychology & Community Services Course in the October Semester 2008/2009
  • Best performance in the module Understanding Disability & the Exceptional Child
  • Best Group Performance in Statistic and Research Module, New Perceptions 2008
Jan 2003 - Dec 2006

Xinmin Secondary School

Qualifications Attained:

  • GCE “O” Level (L1R5 = 9, L1R4 = 7) with distinctions in E Math, A Math, Chemistry, Biology, Physics, Chinese and CombinedHumanities.

Achievements:

  • Received Edusave Top 10% scholarship in Year 2003-2006
  • 2nd position in class of 40 (year 2003, 2004)
  • National Youth Achievement Award (NYAA) Silver Award (Year 2005)
  • National Youth Achievement Award (NYAA) Bronze Award (Year 2004)
  • Completed the Leadership and Mentoring Course conducted by NPCC (Year 2005)
  • Staff-sergeant in National Police Cadet Corp (NPCC) (Year 2006)
  • Participated in NPCC Shooting and Camp-craft Competitions (Year 2005, 2006)
  • Sports Leader in secondary 3 (2005)
  • Class Vice-chairman in secondary 4 (Year 2006)
Jan 1997 - Dec 2002

Xinmin Primary School

Aggregate Score of 243Co-curricular Activity: Guitar Club 

Skills

Skills

Piano

I had learnt how to play the piano since young. Currently, i hold a Pass in Grade 6 Piano according to standards of The Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music (ABRSM). I used the skill to play piano in church, serving as a pianist.

Magic Skills

I had learnt some Magic Tricks with TOUCH Community Services in Ngee Ann Polytechnic. With small magic tricks at hand, I took part in Project Smile which aims to bring a smile to someone today through community service and displaying magic tricks. Also, I performed at NCSS carnival, and brought smiles to people.

Computer Literacy

Microsoft Office: includes MS PowerPoint, MS Excel, MS Word, MS Frontpage. Operating System: Windows Vista, Windows XP Adobe Photoshop

Summary

  • A passionate and driven individual who sets high but realistic expectations
  • Passion to work with at-risk youths because I was constantly inspired and impacted by mentors in my life
  • Self-motivated, disciplined and people-oriented individual
  • Served as a youth leader at Church of Our Saviour for 2 years
  • Excellent in presentation and communication skills
  • Effectively bilingual in English and Chinese
  • Strong team person
  • Keen interest in constant learning
  • Listens Attentively
  • Gathers information diligently
  • Perseverance, willing to learn from mistakes and to keep trying when failed

Interests

1. Music

  • Grade 6 in Piano
  • Plays Piano in Church
  • Basic Guitar Skills
  • Singapore Youth Festival Silver Award (primary school level, Guitar Club)

2. Sports

  • Enjoys recreational Swimming, Cycling, Badminton

3. Travelling

  • Mission Trips to Thailand and Yunnan in Year 2008, 2009

4.Church

  • Actively involved in church as a youth leader
  • Has a strong belief in God and christian values
  • Took part in church events eg, Sing For You ( a musical event)

Certifications

Certifications
Sep 2005 - Present

Intermediate Swimming Course Level 1

Singapore Sports Council
Jun 2002 - Present

Completion of Outdoor Camp

Ubin Adventure Centre
Apr 2004 - Present

Certificate of Merit for outstanding performance in Mathematics

Xinmin Secondary School