Debora Verdult

Debora Verdult

Homeroom Early years and Art Specialist

Work History

Work History
Mar 2012 - Jul 2012

ESOL and LS teacher

Phuket International Academy
  • Teaching English for Speakers of Other Language in Kindergarten and Primary. 
  • Giving Learning support for children who need that little extra support
  • In and out of the classroom depending on the needs of the individual children or activities in the classroom. 
  • Covering over the whole of Kindergarten and Primary in case of a teacher being absent 
Aug 2009 - Jun 2011

Reception Classroom Teacher

British International School

Reception (4-5 years old) 

Main classroom teacher of 18-20 children

  • Personal, Social and Emotional development (PSED)
  • Communication, Language and Literacy (CLL)
  • Problem Solving, Reasoning and Numeracy (PSRN)
  • Knowledge and Understanding of the World (KUW)
  • Physical development (PD)
  • Creative development (CD)
  • Initiating and Implementing the letter of the week Mystery Guest
  • Confidently and creatively using the Interactive Whiteboard within the classroom
  • Year group planning: applying the Early Years Foundation Stage Curriculum
  • Short, medium and long term planning of lessons to meet the National Curriculum requirements
  • Class planning: adjusting year group planning to the interests of the children
  • Teaching planned lessons to pupils of differing abilities
  • Consistently monitoring the achievements of pupils
  • Regularly reviewing pupil achievement targets
  • Responsible for the social and emotional welfare of pupils
  • Liaising with parents
  • Responsible for the delivery of written and oral reports regarding pupils
  • Organizing activities and daytrips
  • Lunch and playground supervision
Aug 2004 - Present

Teacher of Wilderness skills and marine Biology

KIEVE

Teacher of Wilderness skills and Marine Biology

( 60 female students from 10-14 years old )

  • Accompanied and supervised students 

    on overnight outings to uninhabited islands to study the flora and fauna of those islands.

Mar 2009 - Jun 2009

Nursery Classroom Teacher

British International School

Nursery (3-4 years old) 

Main classroom teacher of 16 children 

Maternity Cover

  • Personal, Social and Emotional development (PSED)
  • Communication, Language and Literacy (CLL)
  • Problem Solving, Reasoning and Numeracy (PSRN)
  • Knowledge and Understanding of the World (KUW)
  • Physical development (PD)
  • Creative development (CD)
  • Initiating and Implementing the letter of the week Mystery Guest
  • Confidently and creatively using the Interactive Whiteboard within the classroom
  • Year group planning: applying the Early Years Foundation Stage Curriculum
  • Short, medium and long term planning of lessons to meet the National Curriculum requirements
  • Class planning: adjusting year group planning to the interest of the children
  • Teaching planned lessons to pupils of differing abilities
  • Consistently monitoring the achievements of pupils
  • Regularly reviewing pupil achievement targets
  • Responsible for the social and emotional welfare of pupils
  • Liaising with parents
  • Responsible for the delivery of written and oral reports regarding pupils
  • Organizing activities and day trips
  • Lunch and playground supervision
Feb 2008 - Mar 2009

Early Years and Primary Classroom Cover Teacher

British International School

Early Years and Primary 

(all year groups) 

  • Covering the classes in case of an absent teacher.
Aug 2008 - Dec 2008

English Second Language Teacher

British International School

Primary

  • Supporting English Second Language students in their own classroom  (Children from year 1, year 3, year 5, year 6 and children from the Shelter class)
  • Individual support or in a small group of max.8 children
Jan 2007 - Jun 2007

Reception / Year 1 Classroom Teacher

OBS De Notenkraker

Reception and Year 1 

( 34 Children 4-6 years old )

  • Independent teacher of Reception and Year One as part of my degree program
  • Full responsibility over the class
  • Teaching specialist lessons to my class such as PE and Art
Aug 2002 - Dec 2006

Secondary Specialist Art and Design

ESPRIT Scholengroep

Secondary Specialist Art and Design Teacher 

( all year groups - 12-18 years old ) (ESPRIT covered many schools. I worked in Praktijkschool de Poort, Mondriaan and VMBO NOVA college ) 
  • Devising and applying my own planning and curriculum
  • Class Mentor: Mentoring a class of between 12 and 28 students between the ages of
  • 12- 20 years
  • Registering and monitoring absentees
  • Responsible for the delivery of written and oral reports regarding pupils
  • Visiting and monitoring the students in their home situations
  • Liaising between students, teachers and parents
  • Teaching CKV (Cultural Awareness)
  • Co - designed a CKV course book
  • Made a Welcoming All Nationalities Totem Pole with the students
  • Developing modifications for special needs students
  • Sharing organization of yearly trips
  • Taking full responsibility for pupils during short and long term school trips
  • Teaching English
  • Teaching Traffic Safety
  • Teaching Sexual Education
  • Teaching Drugs Prevention and awareness

Education

Education
Aug 2005 - Jul 2007

Primary Education Certification (BA)

IPABO

Qualified to Teach

  • Early Years and Primary classroom teacher - all age groups 
  • Secondary Art and Design - all Levels

Summary

What I like most about educating is seeing when the children feel good and proud about their accomplishments. Whether they make big steps or small steps all movement is forward movement. My educational  vision is therefore focused on the children's needs and interests.

Interest

  • Art and Design – painting
  • Sculpture
  • A keen interest in Nature Photography
  • Thai Language and Culture
  • Buddhism
  • Travel
  • Gardening
  • Flora and Fauna identification ( Project Noah )
  • Automotive Maintenance (especially Old-timers)
  • Scuba Diving – Rescue Diver
  • Dogs and dog training
  • Tropical Fish identification / Marine biology
  • In Line skating
  • Badminton
  • Swimming
  • Reading
  • Movies
  • Social Networking
  • Learning new technologies

Objective

A teaching position as a classroom teacher in Early Years / Primary or as a specialist Primary / Secondary Art in a creative school where the children are the priority

Certification

Professional development courses:

  • English Second Language in the Mainstream - BIS - Phuket Thailand
  • First Aid / CPR
  • Rescue Diver, PADI
  • Thai Culture and Language Course and Professional Code of Ethics
  • Teaching English to Young Learners - ECC - Phuket Thailand
  • Photoshop and Illustrator course - NOVA - the Netherlands
  • Diesel Boat Maintenance Qualification - ANWB - the Netherlands
  • Dealing with problematic and unacceptable behavior of students–Bsc – the Netherlands
  • Car maintenance for women – EVVA – the Netherlands
  • Corporate Safety Assistance (Fire, Evacuation and Medical Health Safety) – NBBe –
  • the Netherlands
  • Social Hygiene – Svh – the Netherlands

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Communication, Language and Lite

Personal, Social and Emotional D

Knowledge and Understanding of t

Creative Development

Physical Development

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