Objective

Seeking a position as a Music or History teacher at the Intermediate or Senior level utilizing capabilities to plan and implement high quality and engaging lessons.  Offering high dedication to student learning and educational needs. 

Other Work Experience

Tim Hortons Wawa , ON, Canada Wawa , ON, Canada Sept 2008 - Present Team Member

I created a positive environment for customers and coworkers and even helped to train new employees. I served a product correctly and quickly.

Local Venues Sault Ste. Marie , ON, Canada Sept 2000 - Present Musician- Singer/Songwriter

I have been singing publicly for 13 years and began songwriting about two years ago. I can also play piano and the acoustic guitar. I enjoy performing in many different venues and have sung almost every genre out there. I have done a small amount of recording with the Sault Ste. Marie based band "Leaves off Trees" through Bear Dog Digital, and have done some recording on my own.

Scoops Cafe Sault Ste. Marie , ON, Canada Sept 2009 - Aug 2013 Cashier

At Scoops Cafe in Sault Ste. Marie my first duty was to demonstrate amazing customer service. Everyone that entered into scoops cafe was greeted in a friendly way. I was in charge of sales and inventory of product. I demonstrated good telephone etiquette while scheduling clients for shuttles to the casino across the river for Hollywood Limousine.

Hollywood Hair Salon Sault Ste. Marie , ON, Canada Nov 2011 - Jul 2012 Receptionist

Demonstrated customer service by directing customers to appropriate products. I answered phone calls with proper etiquette and relayed messages/ scheduled appointments. I did inventory of products and helped in shipping materials.

Algoma University Sault Ste. Marie , ON, Canada June 2012 - Aug 2012 Bike Share Algoma: Student Assistant Program Co-ordinator

 I planned events throughout the summer for groups of children between the ages of 5-15• I acted as a supervisor during these events

Macs Convenient Store Wawa , ON, Canada Sept 2006 - Jul 2007 Cashier

I Maintained an assertive awareness of the areas around the cashier’s booth.I used good mathematics skills and computer skills such as typing .I stocked shelves and was aware of product placement.I demonstrated good customer service.  Demonstrated attention to detail and ability to work in a self-directed manner.

Canadian Red Cross Wawa , ON, Canada Jul 2006 - Aug 2006 Student Assistant

I helped to organize fundraisers and programs like Meals on Wheels. I also acted as a receptionist by taking messages and relaying them effectively.

Skills

Skills

Hard Worker

From a very young age my parents told me that I would need to work hard to achieve any goals I had.  I have never forgotten that.  I believe that you get exactly what you put into life so you should always put your best forward.  I am extremely dedicated to the teaching profession.  In all of my work experiences I have remained punctual, respectful and determined.    

Organization

Throughout my entire life I have needed to remain organized in order to optimize the learning I do as a student.  As a teacher I wish to instil this mindset into my students because it is important in every aspect of your life from writing an essay, preparing for an exam, or preparing a lesson.  

Dedication and Passion for Youth Education

Although I am still a student in the Bachelor of Education program, I feel that I have been teaching youth for many years now.  While in my hometown I work at the local Tim Horton's and help to train employees.  When I was at Algoma University I helped to tutor a student who was having trouble in a music course.  When working with Children's Aid Society I helped group of children from age three to fifteen accomplish various things from tying their shoes to using Audacity (a music recording program).  While giving voice lessons either freelance or with Boc Tu Roc Academy of Music I needed to prepare lessons for the students I had.  I treated each situation uniquely.  Now, I am a Bachelor of Education student and have already completed my first practicum.  All of these experiences I have done with a kind and empathetic heart to all involved. 

Work History

Work History
Sep 2013 - Dec 2013

Student Teacher

Algoma District School Board

By acting as a student teacher I received valuable hands on experience. I had my own management plan in place with the students, as well as a set of routines. I made sure to plan lessons that would appeal to all types of learners by differentiating the process of my teaching, the environment, and at times the content.  This was extremely helpful for the students I taught with IEPs.  When teaching AMU10 (grade nine music) I used a wide range of resources and styles of music to incorporate everyone in the learning process.  

Jun 2013 - Sep 2013

Vocal Music Teacher

Boc Tu Roc Academy of Music

I instructed singers on how to improve their singing technique, as well as care for their vocal chords while still developing their vocal skills.  Many of my students were at a preliminary to grade three level so it was nice being able to build up their techniques. I helped to prepare a few students for performance in a musical theatre production in Sault Ste. Marie. Students learned popular music with Classical techniques. I also worked on their breathing techniques and diction.  I also work as a freelance vocal teacher and do this when visiting my hometown.  I am extremely happy with the talent and dedication of my students. Working as a Freelance Vocal Teacher allows me to begin lesson planning specifically for the students I work with one on one. It also allows me to build their knowledge in theory, aural techniques, pitch, tone, rhythm, expression and musicianship. I look forward to continuing in this endeavour.

Jun 2012 - Aug 2012

Student Summer Program Coordinator

Children's Aid Society

• I planned events throughout the summer for groups of children between the ages of 5-15• I acted as a supervisor during these events

Oct 2012 - May 2012

Tutor

Algoma University

I helped one student with ear training and theory work.

Education

Education
Sep 2013 - Jun 2014

Bachelor of Education

Nipissing University
Sep 2012 - Jun 2013

Bachelor of Arts (Honours)

Laurentian University
Sep 2009 - Apr 2012

Bachelor of Arts

Algoma University
Jun 2009

High School Diploma

Michipicoten High School