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Tabassum Syed

  • Dubai

Work History

Apr 2013Apr 2015

Senior Montessori Teacher                                 

Iqra International Islamic School 
  • Assimilated arriving children to the school environment by greeting them, helping them remove outerwear, and selecting activities of interest to them.
  • Instructed and monitored students in the use and care of equipment and materials, in order to prevent injuries and damage.
  • Identified children showing signs of emotional, developmental, and health-related problems, and discussed them with supervisors, parents and guardians, and child development specialists.
  • Performed administrative duties such as assisting in school libraries, hall and cafeteria monitoring, and bus loading and unloading.
  • Provided disabled students with assistive devices, supportive technology, and assistance accessing facilities such as restrooms.
  • Selected, stored, ordered, issued, and inventoried classroom equipment, materials, and supplies.
May 2011Apr 2013

Montessori Teacher & Admin Coordinator

SAAMAR International Islamic School

Made children feel comfortable with the classroom environment by having a conducive environment that assisted in helping children learn.

  • Applied various teaching tools and aids like computers, audiovisual aids, and other equipment and materials to supplement presentations.
  • Taught basic skills such as colour, shape, number and letter recognition, personal hygiene, and social skills.
  • Prepared scheduled lesson plans in consultation with other teachers.
  • Demonstrated activities to children.
  • Maintained accurate and complete student records, reports on children and activities, in accordance with school policies.
  • Planned and conducted activities for a balanced program of instruction, demonstration, and work time that provided students with opportunities to observe, question, and investigate.
  • Met with parents and guardians, counselors, and administrators to discuss and resolve students' behavioral and academic problems.
  • Prepared teaching materials, classrooms, and other indoor and outdoor spaces to facilitate creative play, learning and motor-skill activities, and safety.
  • Provided a variety of materials and resources for children to explore, manipulate, and use, both in learning activities and in imaginative play.
  • Conducted reading activities for the entire classes and small groups.
  • Organized and led activities designed to promote physical, mental, and social development such as games, arts and crafts, music, and storytelling.
  • Planned and supervised class projects, field trips, visits by guests, and other experiential activities, and guided students in learning from those activities.


Apr 20122015

Bachelors in Management

Indian School of Business Management and Administation


Innovative Instruction methodologiesCurriculum Development §  Creating Interactive lessons §  Student encouragement §  Classroom Management Technology Integration