Monica Van Der Merwe

  • Pretoria
Monica Van Der Merwe

PERSONAL INFORMATION

Telephone/ Cell number: 076-030-0939

Demographics: South African 

                                Female

                                Valid driver's license- own car

Languages: Afrikaans and English

Date of Birth: 1983-07-11

Status: Single

OBJECTIVES

Seeking an administration position where I can attend various courses and develop professionally.   

PERSONAL SUMMARY

Confident, hard-working and focused. I strive in perfection in everything I do and always strive towards continuous learning in various aspects. I am interested in attending workshops, additional courses and learning programs to develop and learn skills. 

EDUCATION

Education
1998 - 2002

Matriculated

Centurion High School

Subjects:

Afrikaans Home Language

English First Additional Language

Biology

Accounting

Geography

Information Technology (Typing)

CERTIFICATIONS

Certifications
Apr 2014 - Apr 2014

Irene Occupational & Speech Therapist  

Irene Occupational & Speech Therapist Company

Teacher's workshop.

Introduction to sensory Integration.

Practical tips for the classroom.

Mar 2014 - Mar 2014

Medical Training / First Aid

Fireman Group CC.

First Aid for Educators

Jun 2013 - Jun 2013

Fire Training 

Etnetru CC.

Attending basic fire fighting.

Aug 2011 - Aug 2011

Certificate of Attendance 

Hennops Conference

Normal development and sensory integration of pre-school educators.

Aug 2011 - Aug 2011

Certificate of Attendance 

Association for the Education and Care of Young Children

Preparing and presenting music lessons in the pre-primary school.

Jul 2010 - Jul 2010

Certificate of Attendance

Association of the Education and Care of Young Children

Reaching and teaching the Y-Generation.

Baby and toddler: Under 3 curriculum design.

3 years to 4 years: Learning through movement and play. 

4 years to 6 years: Integration of literacy, numeracy and life skills.

Mar 2004 - Mar 2004

Certificate of Completion

Q-Photo

Basic Photography and Digital Photography.

Aug 2001 - Aug 2001

Premiere Dimploma

Image 2000

Presentation (Public).

Advanced Ramp Modelling Technique.

Radio Presentment.

Photographic Technique.

CAREER HISTORY

Work History
Aug 2014 - Jun 2015

Teacher 

Happy Hippo's

Planning & delivering well structured lessons which engage & motivate learners (toddlers).

Planning and organizing special activities and extra mural activities.  

Help with the development of toddlers physical, emotional and mental ability.

Supervising children of various ages. 

Jan 2010 - Jul 2014

Teacher assistant 

Kleutermaatjies Kleuterskool

Baby assistant (age 3- 15 months).

Supervising babies.

Baby stimulation: Helping with physical, emotional and motor skill development.

Planning and organizing special activities and extra mural activities

Teacher assistant at children kinematics.

Jan 2008 - Dec 2008

Aftercare supervisor and teacher

Rooihuisskraal Naskool

Supervising children of various ages.

Planning and organizing school holiday activities.

Helping with homework.

Taking children to extra mural activities.  

Jan 2006 - Dec 2006

Part-time Administation

Du  Plessis, Lessing & Brits Attorneys

Provide general secretarial support including typing, telephones, diaries, appointments and arranging meetings.

Maintain records and file all documentation.

Provide proper documentation management.

Receive and send faxes and make copies.
Provide assistance with agenda compilation.

Jan 2003 - Dec 2007

Retail Sales

Q-Photo

Sales and administration.

Training and supervising peer workers. 

Assistant manager.

Basic photography and digital photography.

 

REFRENCES

Available on request. 

KEY COMPETENCIES AND SKILLS

Skills

Administration 

Provide general secretarial support including typing, telephones, diaries, appointments and arranging meetings.

Maintain records and file all documentation.

Provide proper documentation management.

Receive and send faxes and make copies.
Provide assistance with agenda compilation

Teaching attributes

To create an effective learning environment. 

Planning and developing lesson plans. 

Ability to motivate learners. 

Computer and Information Technology 

Proficient user of Microsoft tools and Internet.

HOBBIES AND INTERESTS 

- Reading 

- Exercising

-Hiking