Sylvia De Decker

Sylvia De Decker

Work History

Work History
Oct 2013 - Jan 2014

English Literature Teacher

Lebanese American School

English teacher covering the subject areas of English Literature, SAT Preparation, Writing, Grammar and Comprehension. Taught said subjects for Grades 8, 9, 10.

Aug 2012 - Jun 2013


Tripoli International School

Providing support to staff in regards to the instructional process with specific responsibility for directing overall site operations, services, and staff. Provided information and served as aresource to others. Established policies and regulatory requirements ("Student Rules and Regulations" and "Student Parent Handbook") and then enforced said policies. Coordinated school activities and addressed issues, situations and/or problems that arose on school grounds or with enrolled students. Reported to the school director. 

Oct 2009 - Feb 2011

Primary Teacher & Key Stage 1 Coordinator

Libya for International & National Education

Grade 2 class teacher for Tripoli International School. Teaching and assessment according to British National Curriculum targets and aims. Secondary school ESL teacher for Donia El-Ibdaa School (sister school). Instructor for Beginner, Intermediate and Business English courses for the hotel sector using a variety of ELS programs.

Sep 2008 - Jun 2009

The English Primary School

Class teacher for English and Math for two sections of Grade 1. Planning and implementation of full British Curriculum. Prepared assessments and student reports.

Aug 2007 - Aug 2008


The International School of Choueifat

Experience in the Infant Department teaching KG 2 (Senior Kindergarten) and Grade 2 (English subject only). Implementation of full Sabis curriculum for KG 2 class. Marking of exams, assessments and student reports.






I have experience with planning and carrying out long range lesson plans and short term lesson plans. I am committed to maintaining, reflecting on and altering program plans to suit the needs of learners.


I encourage all of my students to be actively involved in learning experiences. I am committed to establishing and maintaining a safe environment where all students can participate in the learning experience.

Statement of Teaching Philosophy

I am a passionate educator. I am dedicated and value a holistic view of each learner within a class, school and learning community. I believe that in society a quality Education is one that educates and prepares its young people to learn about and live in their world. In a school Education is the right to be a part of a learning community that fosters inclusion and success. In a classroom Education is the right to expand one's mind and develop as a person under the guidance and care of their teacher. For me educating children is of the utmost importance. With an ethic of care and strong sense of educational practice, theory and reflection I always do my best to provide children and learners with quality education. My role as the teacher is to always support and care for students and help them to do their best.