- Kingston Saint Andrew Parish
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I believe that businesses are the engine of growth in any society. As such, I am proud to be a business teacher. As an educator, I have a passion and a zeal for shaping and moulding young minds and equipping students with the relevant skills needed in order to take their stand in the future. I see it as a privilege to impart knowledge that will allow students to develop an entrepreneurial spirit and to be business savvy. It is my aim to be a business lecture and continue facilitating knowledge and life skills.
I am therefore applying for a job in the Business field which may include but not limited to:
I have an interest in educating young minds about the harms and disadvantages of substance and drug abuse. As such, I am a member of the National Council on Drug Abuse (Richmond Volunteer Group). National Council on Drug Abuse - World No Tobacco Day
Using the internet
This showcases me as someone who is internet savvy and able to use the internet to do creative tasks. Additionally, using the internet shows that I am eager to learn new things, eager to know what is happening in different countries and have a passion for being abreast of changes. This demonstrates that I am dynamic and not static, that I want to keep abreast with current affairs which not only benefit me but also my organization. This is especially important in teaching. The field of business is constant evolving - laws change, policies change and as such I need to be abreast of these changes.
This shows that I am competitive, goal oriented and focused. Where relays are concerned, it shows that I am able to work cooperatively in teams in order to achieve common goals. As an educator, I am focused and my goal is to mould young minds, equip them with relevant skills and to guide them in passing their subjects well.
Teaching Sunday school
I have an interest in educating people. This interest is not limited to the regular classroom context but transcends to the church. I enjoy teaching Sunday school and assisting in the youth department of the church. Our Children - Our Future - Lets Guide Them
This shows that I am able to give of myself to others without expecting something in return. I have a social responsibility and as such fulfilling this mandate shows that I am kind, compassionate, helpful and loving. After all, we are a subset of society; as such I should give back selflessly to my students.
Cooking demonstrates that I have good time management, is creative and innovative, and is able to organize things well. Cooking shows that I am focused and dedicated towards meeting the needs of those who I am catering for. In every organization, proper time management is critical to being successful.
I have a genuine concern for the well-being of people. It is about denying self sometimes for the advancement of others. Babysitting shows that I am able to handle stress, setbacks, noise, disappointment and problems which some persons succumb to. It teaches patience, tolerance and understanding. All of which are important in a job at some point in time.
I have taught students at both the Caribbean Secondary Education Council (CSEC) and the Caribbean Advanced Proficiency Examinations (CAPE) levels. Additionally, I have the experience of teaching adults of varying ages at The Marymount High School Evening Institute. Subjects taught include:
This mix of experience has equipped me with the competencies and skills needed to teach both at the secondary and tertiary levels. Teaching the sixth form programme is an aspect of pre-university as well as university level work. As such, I have gained the the experience, skills and knowledge need for teaching jobs in the business field.
As an educator, not only do I impart and facilitate knowledge, but I also do the following:
I am currently pursuing an MBA via the distance learning programme at the University of Leicester. I am at the last stage of the programme, having only the research paper to complete.
Upon completing my business studies degree, I was awarded a First Class Honours Degree.
Upon completing this course, I received a Diploma with Honours.
Mrs Kennedy has been the Head of the Business Department from September 2004 and has practical and contextual knowledge about my abilities, characteristics and overall work attitude.
Mr. McKenzie was my lecturer for several courses during my tenure at The Moneague College. He has knowledge about my work attitude, personality and capabilities for jobs in the business field.