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Work Experience

Aug 2013Present

Classroom Teacher, Grades 6-9 Science

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

Currently hold the leadership position of Head of Department for Science.

Teaching native Arabic-speaking students using ELL strategies.

Member of the School Leadership Team (SLT)

Class Dojo Mentor for my school.

Creator and sponsor of our school's Science Club, which meets weekly to provide additional support and opportunities for extended learning to our students.

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

Aug 2010Jul 2013

Classroom Teacher, Grade 6 Social Studies and Science/ Coach

Greenville Sixth Grade Center, Greenville, Texas, USA

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

Coached football, track & field, and powerlifting 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.

Education

July 2018

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)

Dec 2017

Praxis

Educational Testing Service (ETS)

Social Studies: Content Knowledge (received ETS Recognition of Excellence)

Skills

Spanish
Arabic

References

James Evans, Principal (retired)                                                          email: [email protected]

Greenville Independent School District                                              phone: (903) 450-6357

Jami Simons, Assistant Principal (former)                                         email: [email protected]

Greenville Independent School District                                              phone: (214) 952-4827

Rachel Harrison, Teacher (former)                                                    email: [email protected]

Greenville Independent School District                                              phone: (714) 287-2811

Phillip Lupton, Academic Quality Improvement Officer                  email: [email protected]

Abu Dhabi Department of Education and Knowledge                      phone: +971 (56) 127-8635

Anne Lochhead, Education Advisor (former)                                   email: [email protected]

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