Enoka Weerathunga

Enoka Weerathunga


Multilingual Professional Educator with 5+ years of experience in the field of education including teaching French to elementary and middle school students, classroom management, performing class teacher responsibilities, supervising lesson plans of History and Human Values, assisting extra-curricular activities and student evaluation. Self-motivated and conscientious individual who takes pride in helping students of diverse backgrounds and academic skill levels achieve their full potential.

Work History

Work History
Mar 2012 - Apr 2012

Assistant Teacher

Brooklyn Prep Day Care Center

  • Worked as a Homework helper for first to second graders
  • Performed duties as a caregiver/educator for toddlers
Sep 2007 - May 2011

French teacher

Daybridge International School

Daybridge is an urban multicultural school with approximately 400 students and 30+ teachers from kindergarten to 12th grade. The founder of the school was the Global Citizen award winner in 2011 for youth services by Sri Lanka United Nations Friendship Organization (SUNFO).

--French Teacher

  • Introduced French to the elementary and middle school curriculum for 3 classes of 20-25 students annually.
  • Taught by using appropriate text books and activities which covered Reading, Writing, Listening and Speaking.
  • Planned course content and used Internet and games to engage students.
  • Led French Club which produced special events representing French culture like short French dramatic plays.
  • Selected to conduct special individualized classes after school hours for a group of 7 special needs students to accommodate their learning style which allowed them to make significant progress and to pass their courses.
  • Designed and produced tests and assignments to evaluate performance of students.
  • Reviewed and corrected all weekend homework assignments with emphasis on providing relevant feedback to each student.


  • Created and helped develop lesson plans of European History and Education of Human Values for 3 class levels and 4 teachers from elementary to middle school grades to prepare students for school exams.
  • Managed boys’ school cricket team, supervised training. Worked with coach to support team and teacher aide.

--Classroom Teacher

  • Classroom teacher of 6th, 7th and 8th grades. In addition to mandated curriculum, counseled for behavioral problems, maintained classroom appearance, updated attendance register and writing progress reports.
  • Conducted parent-teacher conferences every 4 months and intensive meetings with the families of special needs children.
  • Maintained a filing system for each student which shows their progress in tests.
Jan 2006 - Aug 2007

French teacher

Colombo South International School (External Division)

Highly reputable private tutoring institute functioning as a part of Colombo South International School with approximately 600 students and 50+ teachers from kindergarten to 12th grade.

--French Teacher                                                                                                                                    1/2006 - 8/2007

  • Taught French language to a group of 15 elementary and middle school students annually after school to help with homework two days a week.
  • Created program curricula and modified lesson plans according to students needs to encourage and support them in learning the French language.
  • Counseled students and helped with study skills when learning a new language resulting in significant improvement in their performance.


Jan 2003 - Apr 2006

Bachelors Degree

University of Kelaniya

  • Evaluated from World Education Services to be equivalent to a US degree.



Recreational Activities

Arts and Crafts for Elementary Level students.

Lesson planning

Lesson planning for Language learners,History and Education of Human Vlaues from Elementary to Middle School Levels.

Curriculum Design

Curriculum design for Language learners, History and Education of Human Values from Elementary to Middle School Levels.



Health and Safety Training (15 hour)

SUNY Early Childhood Program

Teacher Workshop Prep for the French Exam International General Certificate of Secondary Education in Colombo

EdExcel Ltd., United Kingdom
Feb 2012 - Feb 2014

4 hour training course in adult, child and infant CPR/AED and First Aid

United Federation of Teachers,New York