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Terry James Lowry

English Medium Teacher

Work History

Aug 2013Present

Classroom Teacher, Grades 6, 8, and 9 Science

Tahnoon Bin Mohamed School, Al Ain, Abu Dhabi, UAE

Teaching native Arabic-speaking students using ELL strategies.

Led professional development training for my school on the subject of "Differentiated Instruction." 

“Mentor” to new English Medium Teachers (EMTs).

Collaborating with other EMTs and AMTs (Arabic Medium Teachers) to provide quality education opportunities for our students.

Aug 2010Jul 2013

Classroom Teacher, Grade 6 Science and Social Studies/ Coach

Greenville Sixth Grade Center, Greenville, Texas, USA

Held the leadership position of Head of Department for Social Studies.

Coached American football, track & field, and power-lifting at Greenville Middle School.

Participated in the varsity football program as a scout and camera operator.

Managed and distributed equipment.

Jul 2006Jul 2010

Member Service Representative/ Fitness Advisor (Wellness Coach)

YMCA of Metropolitan Dallas

Provided safe and effective exercise instruction in one-on-one or small group settings.

Answered members’ exercise and health related questions.

Assisted members in achieving health and fitness goals by assessing exercise readiness, designing individual exercise programs, as well as demonstrating and recommending appropriate exercises for various needs and goals.

Education

In Progress

MA - Education K-12: International Baccalaureate Concentration

Bethel University, Saint Paul, Minnesota
May 2010

BA - General Studies

Texas Woman's University, Denton, Texas

Certifications

Dec 2016

IB Certificate in Teaching and Learning

International Baccalaureate, Bethel University

Jun 2013

TESOL/TESL/TEFL Certification (100 hours)

Oxford Seminars

The course included supervised teaching practicum.
I received the designation of “Top Student” in my class.

Jun 2013

Certified Personal Trainer

American Council on Exercise (ACE)
Aug 2010

Texas Educator Certificate

State Board for Educator Certification

Generalist (4-8), Social Studies (4-8), Social Studies (7-12), History (7-12), and Physical Education (EC-12)

Skills

Spanish
Arabic

References

James Evans, Principal                                                                         email: evansj@greenvilleisd.com

Greenville Independent School District                                              phone: +1 (903) 457-2660

                                                                                                                  

Phillip Lupton, Academic Quality Improvement Officer                  email: phillip.lupton@adec.ac.ae

Abu Dhabi Education Council                                                              phone: +971 (56) 127-8635

                                                                                                               

Anne Lochhead, Education Advisor                                                   email: aemoynan@yahoo.co.uk

Abu Dhabi Education Council                                                              phone: +971 (56) 125-5470