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Work experience

Aug 2015Present

Lead Trainer Centre for Professional Development & Curriculum Developer

Froebel's International School

A pivotal member of the Head Office team with an over-arching role consisting of:

-Leading academic subjects such as English Computing and Social Studies and idea generator for all academic events

-Lead writer for the bi-annual school newsletter and other promotional material

Developing the outline, mission, and purpose of the Centre for Professional Development for providing holistic and enlightening workshops and one-on-one personalized training for teachers in all areas of pedagogy and its methodology and especially formulating criterion for teacher observations and reflective practices.

-Creating online resources and motivational content for the teachers across all campuses.

Developing on-going learning opportunities for teachers during the academic year

Core team member of the Publications Dept.

Core team member of the Dept.of Internal Examinations

Mar 2013Mar 2015

Education Management Consultant

Montessori Casaworks

To support new schools and young teachers with their journey towards becoming confident and student-centered  teachers. Conducted book reviews launches, parenting workshop and teacher trainings in Calgary and developed one for a school in Yellowknife, NWT, Canada this summer.

Sep 2012Dec 2012

 Literacy Coach WRDSB Strong Start Program

Coach WRDSB Strong Start  Phonic & Reading, ON, Canada

Assisting students who require special reading attention

Jul 2010Jul 2012

Montessori/EY Program Head and Teacher

Victoria Square Schoolhouse, ON, Canada

Managed the program, staff hiring and teacher training as well as lead faculty

Aug 2010Jul 2011

Visiting Faculty Summer Institute 

Toronto Montessori Institute, ON, Canada

Presented workshops on language development, grammar instruction and classroom management including Ministry guidelines for provincial curriculum

Aug 2009Jul 2010

PY Montessori Lead Teacher and Asst. to Supervisor

Mastermind Montessori School, ON, Canada

Developed the Toddler Program Guidelines and Curriculum and conducted in-house trainings for assistants to lead teachers. Organized Open Houses and Parent Info Sessions.

Aug 2007Dec 2008

PY Montessori Lead Teacher

York Montessori School, ON, Canada

Developed and Managed the Early Years Program with the director and achieve full enrolment for 1.5 years with 3 months waiting list

20002003

Marketing Liaison Officer

ORACLE (APAC Office-Islamabad)

Assisted in Corporate Marketing Strategy- Oracle Education Trainings, Developing Media Kits and Oracle Partner Newsletters.

Sep 1999Jan 2004

Asst. Marketing Manager

Tech Access Pakistan -Channel Partners of Sun Microsystems & Symantec

Managed all Marketing Communications between the liaison offices in Dubai an organizing events, trainings, trade shows and conferences in Karachi Lahore and Islamabad.

Education

Jul 2015Jul 2015

Certificate UbD (Understanding by Design)

 Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development (US) Hartford, CT, USA

A tool for educational planning & to design curriculum units, performance assessments, and classroom instruction at the school level implementation

Jan 2011Jun 2011

Certificate EY/PY Program Setup & Childcare Policy 

Seneca College of Education Toronto, ON, Canada

Recognized  by Ministry of Education (MoE-Ontario)

2009

Post Grad Diploma (MACTE Accredited)

Toronto Montessori Institute (TMI) Toronto, ON, Canada

Early Childhood /Primary Years 

2006

Master of Arts

University of Punjab

English Literature Year 2 pending

2001

M.B.A

Preston University, Karachi

Specialization in Marketing

1998

Bachelor of Arts

University of Punjab

English Literature (Distinction Awarded)

Certifications

May 2015Jul 2015

ICT in Primary Education

IOE- University of London

Study of UNESCO IITE Intl Project of the role of ICT in Primary Years global policies and exemplars 

Oct 2014Jan 2015

Understanding Research Methods

SOAS- University of London

Fundamentals of planning and managing research 75% Grade

May 2014Aug 2014

Social Media Management Professional

Hootsuite, BC, Canada

Community Management Tool for Social Media Apps for Social Profiling,  Marketing Outreach Analytic Reports and Audience Engagement

Mar 2014Jun 2014

Certificate Leadership 

University of Waterloo, Canada

Focused  on refining team based communication, effective delegation of project tasks 24 PDUs

Portfolio

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Find a way to say yes to things. Say yes to invitations to a new country, say yes to meet new friends, say yes to learn something new. (Eric Shmidt, Executive Chairman Google)