Lindsay Mc Donald

Lindsay Mc Donald

Summary

I am a friendly, confident and caring indivdual with lots of ambition and commitment. enthusisatic and determined by nature, my interpersonal and listening skills help me to fit in and relate well to others and I am a good team player who contributes positively to achieving objecttives on time. I like being kept busy, nothing is too much trouble for me and I can usually anticipate work that needs to be done and just get on with it rather that waiting to be asked. I am keen to develop my career and am looking to work within a progressive organisation.

Work History

Work History
Jul 2008 - Present

Teacher Assistant Placement

Highfield Primary School

I successfully completed a placement as part of my NVQ Level 2 Child Care qualification. I had responsibility for providing help and suport to class teachers, working withe the children one-to-one and in small groupd and helping them with educational, crafts and play activities. I settled the children in at start of daily sessions, kept them safe and secure, followed health and safety regulations and kept all areas clean and tidy.

May 2005 - Present

Teaching Assistant

Pallion Primary School

During my time here I helped set up the classroom for learners. I supported individuals with tasks towards English, Maths and Science lessons. I helped the teacher display children's work around the school. I provided help and support to children in groups and on a one to one basis. During my time here I followed all health and safety regulations.

Education

Education
Aug 2007 - Nov 2008

Springboard Training

NVQ Level 2: Child CareModules passed :Contribute to positive relationshipsHelp to keep children safeSupport children's developmentUse support to develop own practice in children's care, learning and developmentPrepare and maintain environments to meet children's needsSupport children's play and learningContribute to the effectivness of teams

Sep 2001 - May 2006

GCSE

Pennywell Comp

Science: Double award - FFEnglish - DEnglish Lit - FMathamatics - FApplied Art and Design - DDInformation and communication Technology - B

Skills

Skills

Learn New Skills

I adapt to new situations easily and am quick to learn new skills. I have recently achieved my Early Years First Aid Certificate along with my Food Hygine Certificate. I like a challenge and am willing to undertake further training or skills development.

Time Keeping

Timekeeping is important to me, I am a organised individual who enjoys to plan and prioritise my time. I have a good attendance record and I am in good health.

Team Work

I am capable of working as part of a team, I am aware of the benefits to be gained by co-operating and helping colleagues to complete  jobs fast and efficiently.  I have worked along side teachers to provide educational activities. Working as a team ment that all children's needs were met. I have worked with children in groups helping them with educational crafts and play activities.

Communication

I have acheived my City & Guilds Key Skills Level 1 in communication. I am able to communicate both in large groups and small groups. Although I like communicating face to face I am able to communicate well using technology (Telephone, E-Mail, Internet)