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Sue (Sukhdeep) Brar

  • 10 The Crest, Hillside VIC - 3037
  • 0425 609 052

Professional Profile

Self directed, highly energetic and enthusiastic educator with passionate commitment to better facilitate student development and learning experience; seeking a teaching position in education sector, using teaching abilities and experience acquired

  • Full VIT Registration (Reg No. 355822)
  • Hard working and dedicated role model
  • Motivate and direct students while maintaining high interest and achievement
  • Skilled in blending innovative and traditional methods to produce challenging, enriching and innovative activities that address the diverse interests and needs of students
  • Firm, positive leader with excellent classroom management and discipline skills
  • Present information in a variety of ways, emphasising relevance of class material to the world beyond the classroom
  • Aptitude to remain flexible, ensuring that every child’s learning styles and abilities are addressed
  • Superior interpersonal and communication skills to consistently maintain excellent relationship with students, parents, faculty, and administrators

Teaching Proficiency Areas

  • Student Motivation
  • Multicultural Awareness
  • Parent-Teacher Communication
  • Whole Group Discussion
  • Guided Reading
  • Student Assessment Tools 
  • Creative Lesson Planning
  • Curriculum Design & Development
  • Classroom Management
  • Interactive Learning

Work History

Mar 2014Present

Casual Relief Teacher

Gisborne Secondary College, Riddells Creek Primary School and Sunbury Downs College, VIC
  • Successfully carried out instructions in lesson delivery as noted by the absent staff member
  • Remained flexible and adapted quickly to work hours, days and discipline areas
  • Actively engaged students in the learning process through the use of creative lesson plans where work was not left by regular class teacher
  • Quickly built rapport among faculty, administration and students
April 2016June 2016

Maths Teacher (Term 2 contract)

Gisborne Secondary College, VIC

VCE Foundation Maths Units 1 & 2 (Part Time)

  • Planned and executed curriculum according to VCAA’s VCE study design
  • Assisted students to develop their social, emotional and behavioural skills
  • Prepared engaging lessons that developed critical thinking and problem solving skills in students
  • Developed unit based tasks based on real-world situations to correlate math with everyday life
  • Assisted students to develop their social, emotional and behavioural skills
  • Participated in staff meetings to improve student outcomes
  • Assessed student progress regularly
  • Prepared and assessed SACs, tests and assignments
  • Used the positive reinforcement method to redirect poor behaviour
  • Prepared mid-term as well as end of term reports
  • Diagnosed individual learning abilities of students and provided encouragement to those who needed additional help

Nov 2014Nov 2014

Science & Maths Teacher ( Short Term Contract- 3.5 Weeks)

Gisborne Secondary College, VIC

Year 8 Science & Maths (Full Time)

  • Planned, developed and executed curriculum topics assigned by absent teacher
  • Liaised with support staff to meet the needs of students with special needs
  • Provided differentiation to ensure students engagement
  • Used technology to meet learning goals where necessary
  • Established positive relationships with students, fellow teachers and administrators
  • Participated in staff meetings
Oct 2014Oct 2014

Classroom Teacher (1 Week Block)

Riddells Creek Primary School, VIC

Grade 1-2 (Full Time)

Aug 2014Aug 2014

Classroom Teacher (1 Week Block)

Riddells Creek Primary School, VIC

Grade 3-4 (Full Time)

Nov 2007Jan 2009

Classroom Teacher

Government Primary School, INDIA

Grade 3-4 (Full Time)

  • Provided a solid academic foundation and positive attitude towards education
  • Organised successful class excursions
  • Planned and carried out lessons in accordance with state education board
  • Liaised with parents about student’s progress and coordinated parent volunteers in student reading program
  • Designed worksheets, administered quizzes and exams, and determined final grade
  • Helped students to participate in curricular as well as extra-curricular activities

Other Work Experience

  • July 2013 - Dec 2014   Self-Employed, VIC (Casual) - Private Tutor (Grade 5-9 Sci and VCE Biology & Chemistry)
  • April 2014 - Dec 2014  OSHC Club, VIC (Casual) - Program Assistant - Out of school hours care
  • Nov 2011 - July 2013    Maternity Leave
  • April 2010 - Nov 2011  Medical One, VIC (Full Time) - Medical Receptionist
  • May 2009 - Aug 2011   Advance Tutoring School, VIC (Casual) - Tutor (VCE Biology & Chemistry)  


May 2005Nov 2007

Master of Science

Punjab Agricultural University, INDIA

Major Subject : Zoology

Minor Subject : Biochemistry

May 2004Apr 2005

Bachelor of Education (F-12)

Punjab University, INDIA

Teaching Methods : Science (F-12) & LOTE (Punjabi)

Apr 2001Apr 2004

Bachelor of Science

Punjab University, INDIA

Major Subjects : Botany, Chemistry & Zoology


Jul 2014

Provide First Aid (Level 2- HLTAID003)

Accredited First Aid Courses, VIC

Includes HLTAID001 CPR & HLTAID002 Provide Basic Emergency Life Support (Level 1)

Apr 2014

First Aid Management of Anaphylaxis

Practical Outcomes, VIC

Includes first aid management of severe allergic reactions and anaphylaxis as well as risk minimisation & management strategies for all allergic reactions and anaphylaxis

Apr 2014

Certified Supervisor Certificate


Certified Supervisor Number : CS-40031358

Professional Development

  • Understanding Autism Spectrum Disorder- Key Strategies for Success by Sue Larkey
  • Unlocking Genius by Andrew fuller- Bostow Institute of Educational Leadership
  • LGBTI-Webinar- Supporting Transgender and Gender Diverse Students in Schools by AEU
  • Assessment and Teaching of 21st Century Skills by University of Melbourne (MOOC Course)
  • Autism MOOC by Swinburne University of Technology 
  • Effective Use of Interactive Whiteboards by Susan Burke - Open Learning, Online
  • Introduction to Autism - Online Learning Module by Positive Partnerships
  • Protecting the Safety of Children and Young People, Mandatory Reporting by DEECD
  • Student Identity & Wellbeing- Online Workshop by Australian Education Union (AEU)
  • Behaviour Management Skills by Glen Pearsall - PD in Pub (AEU) 
  • Guided Numeracy Practice for Years 3, 5, 7, 9 by ACER
  • Education for Conservation/ Teacher Preview by Zoos Victoria
  • Twilight Seminar VIT - And Gladly Teach - Creating More Effective and Engaging Classrooms By Glen Pearsal
  • Ten Things about Teaching by Michael Victory – Teaching Learning Network (TLN)

Other Information

  • Own a car with current full Victorian driving licence
  • Computer Proficiency (Microsoft Word®, PowerPoint® and Windows® XP, Vista, 7 & 8)
  • Successfully completed Supervised Practice Teaching (SPT) in the education course
  • Qualifications assessed by Overseas Qualifications Unit (OQU), VIC
  • Australian Citizen
  • References available on request