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Work History

Jan 2015Oct 2016

Secondary Occasional Supply Teacher: Grade Nine to Grade Twelve

Bluewater District School Board, Ontario
  • Consistently requested to fill vacant supply positions at a moment’s notice for a range of subjects such as history, gym, French, art, math, science and English
  • Proven the ability to closely adhere to lesson plans, while resourcefully adapting to unforeseen events
  • Demonstrated the skill to adjust to new environments and to students as individual learners
  • Reinforced social standards of behaviour in maintaining order at all times by quickly picking up on classroom routine and discipline
Jun 2016

Long Term Occasional Teacher: Grade Ten to Grade Twelve Open Hospitality, Co-operative Education

Grey Highlands Secondary School, Flesherton, Ontario
  • Maintained a safe learning environment in the kitchen by closely following classroom routine and safety procedures
  • Worked cooperatively with kitchen managers and department staff to optimize student learning experience and problem solving
  • Provided guidance to Co-op students while in in their work placements
  • Performed regular reports to administration and teachers, as well as to parents through completed year end report cards and phone calls home
  • Administered final examinations and summative tasks
Jun 2015Jun 2015

Emergency Long Term Occasional Teacher: Grade 10 Open Drama, Grade 9 Applied English

Grey Highlands Secondary School, Flesherton, Ontario
  • Delivered curricula for classes using differentiated instruction and small group guided instruction
  • Practiced effective pro-active and reactive classroom management skills
  • Reinforced individual skills such as problem solving, independence and goal setting
  • Performed regular reports to administration and teachers, as well as to parents through completed year end report cards and phone calls home
  • Ensured assistive technology was available to students who required it
Sep 2013Jun 2014

Volunteer Teacher, Grades Senior Kindergarten, One, Three and Six

Beaver Valley Community School
  • Supported student assessment using running records to measure literacy levels
  • Assisted with differentiated instruction to promote student literacy
  • Developed the proficiency of identified students with assistive technology for the upcoming EQAO testing
  • Collaborated with faculty to further my knowledge and to encourage an optimal learning environment
Oct 2013Dec 2013

Math and Literacy Tutor, Grades Six and Nine

  • Maintained open communication between both parents and teachers of three students to assess their needs and provide feedback of achievement and future goals
  • Encouraged discussion and applied questioning using Bloom’s Taxonomy to promote higher order thinking
  • Integrated visual art, music and technology to prepare student activities that would actively engage learning and discovering
Feb 2013Mar 2013

Pre-Service Teacher: Grade Ten Academic History, Grade Twelve University/College Individuals and Families in a Diverse Society

Georgian Bay Secondary School
  • Assisted with the planning and organization for the OSSLT
  • Implemented scaffolding of instruction to support student learning
  • Evaluated student achievement through a variety of assessment tools and strategies such as unit tests, group oral presentations, quizzes and reflection
  • Utilized a variety of technological aids such as the overhead projector, Prezi, PowerPoint and the LCD projection system
  • Completed the grading of quizzes, essay responses and tests, as well as input this data into specialized grading software
Sep 2010Apr 2010

Teaching Assistant: Second Year Post-Confederation Canadian History and First Year American History

Wilfrid Laurier University
  • Assisted with classroom management techniques such as surveillance and facilitating student focus through classroom discussion
  • Helped students develop effective study routines and organizational skills through group conversation and one on one tutoring
  • Conveyed information using innovative classroom technology, such as Courselink and multimedia projectors as a supplement to oral discussion
Dec 2009Jan 2010

Museum Youth Program Volunteer

Grey Roots Museum and Archives
  • Encouraged discussion about museum artifacts, answered questions and helped engage, prepare and supervise themed activities
  • Assisted with the development of future educational youth programs by researching relevant historical material that incorporated multiple intelligences
  • Integrated hands on visual art that would actively engage learning and discovering

Education

Aug 2012Apr 2013

Bachelor of Education

Nipissing University

Intermediate/Senior Divisions, History and Visual Art Teachables

Junior Division Additional Basic Qualification

 iTeach Laptop Learning Program

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