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SUMMARY

A enthusiastic and focused teacher who is committed to safeguarding and promoting the education and well-being of children and young people at all times.  I am passionate about giving children the best possible education in life, and enjoys working in a busy environment and relishes the challenge of managing a diverse workload. I am able to establish a supportive relationship with not only students but also their parents and fellow teachers all with the aim of promoting and reinforcing a student’s independence and self-esteem. I am someone who is fundamentally committed to good practice and innovation and who is very much a team player.  Always engaged in continuous learning in order to broaden my knowledge and experience, I am confident, passionate and enthusiastic about working with children. I am currently looking for a challenging teaching role that is only limited by the candidates drive and ambition.

PERSONAL INFORMATION

Full Names: Marnelle Greyling

Place and Date of Birth: Mokopane, 04 August 1992

Sex: Female

Adress: 3 Gordon Close, Airdlin Road, Sunninghill

Marital Status: Married

Cellphone Number: 082 903 2095

EMail: marnelle.niemandt@gmail.com

WORK HISTORY

January 2016May 2016

Glen Austin High School - Midrand

English Teacher (Grade 8 - 10)

Role:

Appointment as English teacher and Life Orientation (CAPS)

Duties:

  • Working in accordance with the school’s curriculum statement and policies.
  • Monitoring and assessing a pupil’s progress.
  • Participating in the development of appropriate syllabuses, materials and Schemes of Work.
  • Ensuring confidentiality at all times.
  • Carrying out a share of supervisory duties.
  • Participating in and contributing to staff meetings.
  • Actively involved in curriculum review and development.
  • Teaching within the designated subject areas.
  • Ensuring the correct use and care of equipment and resources is maintained.
  • Participating in appropriate meetings with parents.
  • Planning and preparing appropriate lessons and suitable teaching materials.
  • Taking part in school social activities

Extra Curricular:

  • Sport:  Hockey, Softball
  • Culture: Choir, English Evening, Poetry Events

20112015

Assistant Teacher in Practice

Various Schools

Role:

Acting as student teacher in practice at the following schools:

  • Pietersburg High School
  • High School Piet Potgieter
  • Monument High School
  • Outeniqua High School
  • E.S. le Grange Combined
  • Potch Secondary Combined School

Duties:

  • Supporting with the delivery of lessons, workshops and tutorials.
  • Participating in one-to-one support and group activities.
  • Admin duties such as phoning, filing and answering emails.
  • Contacting parents regarding student’s educational performance.
  • Tidy up the classroom before and after lessons.

Extra Curricular:

  • Hockey assistant coach at Pietersburg High School, Outeniqua and Piet Potgieter.
  • Revue at Pietersburg High School.
  • Drama classes at Monument High School.
  • Special education dance classes at E.S. le Grange.

KEY SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES

Teaching:

  • Inspiring classroom based learning.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Developing teaching materials.
  • It Skills (Microsoft Office).
  • Excellent reading, writing and proofreading skills.
  • Managing challenging behavior with confidence.
  • Fully conversant with the school policies, ethos and procedures.
  • Able to deal with both disruptive and reticent behavior from pupils.

Extra Curricular:

  • Hokey, Golf, Dance.
  • Choir, Guitar, Solo singing.
  • Developing teaching materials.

Personal:

  • Positive role model to pupils in terms of behavior, work and attitude.
  • Good listening skills.
  • Mild mannered and easy to approach.
  • Setting high standards for own personal behavior.

EDUCATION 

20122016

B.Ed

North-West University NWU

Results available on request

20062010

Matric

Piet Potgieter

Subjects and results available on request

REGISTRATIONS

2016

South African Council for Educators

SACE

HOBBIES

Singer and Songwriter - I am a music enthusiast writing and singing my own music.  I have a band called VinChristine and have been performing at numerous venues over the past 5 years.

Writing- I am currently busy writing a novel based on the events of my own life, in hope of giving youth a strong and positive message.

Sport - Having played hockey throughout my high school career; although, it was golf that I still pursue as my favorite sporting hobby. 

Other - Spending time with family and friends; watching classic films; listening to good music; reading; art and spending as much time possible in the out doors being active.

MEDICAL HISTORY

2005

Diagnosed with leukemia

2007

Went into remission

2010

Declared free of rare glandular disease

I have been through many difficulties in my life but I have also encountered many miraculous things. I have a strong journey, background and foundation to be a positive influence to any given age.

REFERENCES

Glen Austin 

Dirk van Niekerk

072 904 5021
Piet Potgieter High School

Jas Hansen

015 491 3201
Pietersburg High School

Ina van der Merwe

015 297 3201