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  • An experienced classroom practitioner with over 20yrs experience.
  • Proven track record and experience working as a primary teacher NE-Year 8.
  • Excellent classroom management skills, and the ability to work in a collaborative environment.
  • Excellent understanding of the NZ curriculum, quality teaching practice and is able to demonstrate this and apply this knowledge in the classroom.
  • Team player who works collaboratively with staff to plan and coordinate school programmes.
  • Excellent understanding of the current pedagogy and practices that underlie effective teaching.

Recent curriculum strengths and experience

  •  2010  Successfully worked with the Principal of Moriah College, Justine Hitchcock to implement the New Curriculum and National Standards reporting and assessment procedures.
  • I use effective strategies to develop metacognitive skills. E.g. Goal setting programme.
  • Confident at teaching literacy curriculum levels 1-3.
  • Confident at teaching mathematics stages 0-5. Completed Numeracy Project Course.
  • Experienced at differentiated learning because of my work in multi-level teaching environments and MLE.
  • Experienced in assessment and familiar with Numpa, gloss, ikan, running records, SEA, STAR, PAT, asTTle.
  • Skilled at moderating students work and confident report writer, reporting to National Standards.
  • Confident at  implementing ELL programs.
  • 2010 Associate Teacher for two student teachers.
  • 2010 Board of Trustees staff representative.
  • 2012 Mentor teacher for a beginning teacher.
  • 2015 MLE experience

Employment History 

Feb 2015Present

MLE Classroom Teacher

Miramar Central School

Miramar Part-time in MLE class terms 1/2.Full-time in MLE class terms 3/4

Feb 2014Dec 2014

Classroom Teacher Y1

Lyall Bay School School
Lyall Bay Fixed term Y1 class Classroom relief teacher
Feb 2013Dec 2013

Part-Time Teacher

Redwood School School
Tawa Part-time teacher in a Year 1 class three days a week.
Jan 2012Dec 2012

Classroom Teacher Junior and Senior School

Moriah College Jewish School
School closed 19.12.12
May 2011Dec 2011

Relief Teacher


Wellington Relief Teacher and SPELD Teacher.

Jan 2008May 2011

Classroom Teacher

Moriah College Jewish School School

Full time New Entrants to Year 3 Classroom Teacher.

Jan 2007Dec 2007

Relief Teacher Y1-Y4

Konini Primary School Wainuiomata

Working as a relieving teacher in Wellington while studying for Bachelor of Education. Feb 2006-Dec 2006 Konini Primary School(1Yr) Wainuiomata, Wellington Part-time Y3/4 Teacher while studying

May 2005Dec 2005

NE Teacher

Miramar North School(3 Terms)
Miramar, Wellington
Feb 2005May 2005


Wainuiomata Primary School(1 Term)
Wainuiomata, Wellington Fixed term Year 5/6 Teacher
Aug 2000Dec 2004

Relieving Classroom Teacher

Parramatta West School and Hornsby South School

NSW Department of Education(4 yrs) Sydney, NSW Relieving Classroom Teacher.

Aug 1999Aug 2000

Special Needs Teacher

KU Children's Services

Wahroonga, Sydney, Special Needs Teacher



NZ SPELD Certificate

Specific Learning Differculties

B Ed Degree

Victoria University

Diploma of Early Childhood-NZQA (Equivalent Diploma granted based on Australian C.C.C studies

Victoria University

Diploma of Primary School Teaching

Karori Teacher Training

Child Care Certificate (C.C.C) 

Randwick TAFE Sydney



2008       A letter received from Victoria University with an outstanding result for my

               Professional Practice Portfolio .                                                  

1986       College Medal winner for Child Care Certificate (Achievement of Excellence)


Carolyn Ward

Senior Teacher at Lyall Bay School, Lyall Bay

Phone: 04 9399112 (w)

             027 340 8303 (m)

Rachel Gargan

Syndicate leader at Redwood School, Tawa

Phone: 04 232 7704 (w)

           021 741 290 (m)

Laurelle Lict Ben-Meir

Laurelle was the Head of Jewish and Hebrew Studies at Moriah School from 2009 until May 2012.

Phone: 07 855 4472 (h)

           027 237 1777 (m)