Kirk Raemond

ATA Accredited Tutor / AITSL Learning Manager /Pre-Service Teacher & ICT Certified Technologist

Professional Practical (Hands on) School Work Experience - AITSL Level: Graduate

Work History
2013 - Present

Accredited Tutor (K-12)

Kirk Raemond's Mobile Professional Tutoring Service

ACARA Naplan Preparation - Boost student self-confidence and ameliorating any stress that comes from other sources through.

  • Assisting students familiarise themselves with the range and type of questions they will face
  • Helping students to increase their problem-solving skills through implementing various strategies and scaffolding their learning
  • Assisting students to acquire an ability to think quickly on timed tasks
  • Improving confidence and transfer learning for mainstream classes
2012 - 2013

Preservice Teacher/ Digital Education/E-Learning & I.T Support

Toogoolawah State School
  • planning, preparing and delivering effective teaching and learning programs for every student in allocated classes and/or groups
  • establishing and maintaining a supportive school environment
  • contributing to the development and implementation of the school objectives and school planning
  • assisting with the management and further development of school personnel, financial, information and technology assets and facilities to ensure their optimum use.
2011 - 2012

Student Teacher/ Literacy & Numeracy Support/Teacher Aide

Saint Thomas More School Sunshine Beach
  • work with students of different ages and abilities
  • prepare lessons and teaching materials
  • assess student progress
  • liaise with non-teaching staff such as teacher aides and therapists
  • engage with parents and guardians
  • work with colleagues and in professional teams
  • are involved in extra curricula activities, school excursions and performances and sporting events, and
  • continue their professional development.
2010 - 2011

Learning Manager/Digital Education Support

Coolum Beach Christian College
  • planning, preparing and delivering effective teaching and learning programs for every student in allocated classes and/or groups
  • establishing and maintaining a supportive school environment
  • contributing to the development and implementation of the school objectives and school planning
  • assisting with the management and further development of school personnel, financial, information and technology assets and facilities to ensure their optimum use.
2009 - 2010

Learning Manager / E-Learning &  Education Support

Peregian Beach College
  • planning, preparing and delivering effective teaching and learning programs for every student in allocated classes and/or groups
  • establishing and maintaining a supportive school environment
  • contributing to the development and implementation of the school objectives and school planning
  • assisting with the management and further development of school personnel, financial, information and technology assets and facilities to ensure their optimum use.
2009 - 2010

Motor Skills/ Heath & P.E Project Co-ordinator

Woombye State School
  • Gross Motor Skills
  • Balance and Coordination
  • Strength and Endurance
  • Sports Participation
2003 - 2004

ICT & Network Support Officer (Level 3) / ICT (Computer Lab) Assistant Trainer

Tewantin State School
  • Improving technical support at schools
  • Providing access to computers for every student to use
  • Training teachers to integrate ICT within teaching and learning.

Education & ICT Qualifications

Education
2015 - Present

Internationally Recognised 'Certified Technologist'/Professional in ICT & Digital Education (Information  & Communication Technology)

Australian Computer Society  in association with IP3 – the Global Partnership and International Federation for Information Processing (IFIP)
2011 - 2016

Bachelor of Primary Education

University of the Sunshine Coast

Course average 81% / Grade Point Average  (G.P.A) 5.7 

2002 - 2003

Certificate III in Information Systems (Project Management)

TAFE Queensland
2001 - 2002

Certificate IV in Small Business Management 

Business Success Group

e-Learning & DIGITAL Learning Support Certifications 

Certifications
2015 - Present

iOS 8 Certification

Virtual Training University

VTC Online University

2015 - Present

Audio Recording and Production Certification

VTC Online University

2014 - Present

Certified Accredited Tutor

Australian Tutoring  Association & Accredited Tutor Pty Ltd

Accredited Tutor’s Partners and Endorsements

  • Australian Tutoring Association (ATA) and Kip McGrath Educational Centres

Accredited Membership No: AU1585517

2013 - 2016

National First Aid

National First Training Institute (NFTI)

Project Outline: Apply First Aid covers management of various first aid situations including: shock, medical emergencies, burns/ temperature extremes, fractures, poisons/bites & stings, bleeding, allergic reactions, soft tissue injuries and many more.

Competencies covered within the course, include:

  1. HLTCPR211A Perform CPR
  2. HLTFA211A Provide Basic Emergency Life Support
  3. HLTFA311A Apply First Aid
  4. 22099VIC First Aid Management of Anaphylaxis
  5. 22024VIC Emergency Management of Asthma in the Workplace

Wider Field "Hands On" Practical Experience Projects

Digital Learning Portfolio

Memberships & Registrations

Working With Children Check Queensland

  • Commission For Children And Young People And Child Guardian
  • Expiry Date: 9 June 2018

Australian Tutoring Association (ATA)

International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE)

Member: Community 

QSITE

QSITE is a Professional Association of challenge-ready, enthusiastic educators dedicated to the use of Information and Communication Technology for personal and professional endeavours.

Membership Category: Preservice Teacher

ICT Publications

Teacher Learning Network

The Learning Place

E-Learning School Support

Awards

Recognition of Rural and Remote Service Bursary (2012)

University of the Sunshine Coast

Children Learning Development, Behaviour and Motor Skills Experience 

Learned areas instructed under Professor Michael C Nagel PhD

 Neurological development in children

  • Early and adolescent development
  • Cognition and learning
  • Gender and learning
  • Middle years of schooling
  • Teacher education and professional development
  • Pedagogy and Play

DR Judith Howard: Distressed or Deliberately Defiant Seminar

Project Outline: The impact of disorganised attachment and trauma
on student behaviour & how schools and those supporting schools can respond?

  • The neuroscience of a child and adolescent development and behaviour.
  • Trauma & Attachment Theory
  • The impact on trauma on brain development & student behaviour
  • Evidence based approaches to behaviour support  &
  • Crisis management for students from a trauma history who exhibit challenging behaviour

QTU Behaviour Management Skills Seminar (Glen Pearsall) Certification

The training was instructed by Glen Pearsall author of the best selling ‘And Gladly Teach’ and ‘Classroom Dynamics – A Teacher’s Handbook’, an acclaimed presenter of Professional Development who explores practical hands-on strategies for new teachers that address areas that have been identified for improvement. Areas explored include:

• Approaches for getting the most of your colleagues whilst developing your own style

• Practical engagement activities and games that have been road-tested in classrooms throughout Australia.

• Techniques for reducing correction workload and 2 minute lesson planning strategies for producing activities under pressure

• Effective feedback tools designed to give new teachers opportunities to reflect on and build confidence in their teaching

• Strategies for teaching students to take responsibility for their own learning

• Resources that are flexible, easy to use and highly effective for working with a wide range of learners

• Effective techniques for creating and maintaining cooperative classrooms 

Skills

Skills
10
Teaching Competenices
  • being good at explaining things to others
  • being a people person and enjoy working with a wide range of people
  • enthusiasm
  • having a strong knowledge in particular subject areas
  • Excellent time manager
  • ability to work in a team as well as using my own initiative
  • keeping  cool under pressure
  • having patience and a very good sense of humour
  • being fair-minded
  • coping well with change
  • enjoying a challenge.
10
High Calibre Skills
  • I understand how to use high quality, evidence-based teaching practices focused on success for every student
  • I believe that all students can learn and that teachers have considerable influence on student outcomes
  • communicate that learning is the most important purpose of schooling
  • I am committed to developing my professional knowledge, especially their understanding of the Australian Curriculum, and effective curriculum planning, assessment and reporting processes
  • I am committed to developing my professional practice and understand the need to use a range of strategies, such as peer observation, feedback, differentiated coaching and learning communities, to improve teaching practices
  • I strive to improve students’ literacy and numeracy achievement in all learning areas
  • I set high standards for learning that are both challenging and attainable
  • focus on student learning considerations as the most important criteria for making decisions
  • I am committed to developing my career and abilities using performance development processes that are focussed on improving student performance using the Australian Professional Standards of Teaching (APST)
  • I able to productively collaborate with peers and their school community for the benefit of students.

PROFESSIONAL Development

Literacy & Numeracy Results

Student improvement over 10 Months

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