Tessa Foster

Tessa Foster

Education

Education
Mar 2008 - Present

B Ed (Teaching)

University Of Auckland
Student 
  • Completing Bachelor of Education (Teaching). Grade point average attained: 8.64
  • Have also completed a Certificate of Proficiency in Maths (EDCURRIC 349: Understanding and Extending Mathematical Thinking)
  • Am currently completing a second Certificate of Proficieny in Maths (EDCURRIC 369: Understanding Difficulties in Number Learning)
Nov 2011 - Present

Level 4 Certificate of Applied Arts

IMPD Lifeway College

This year I have completed a Level 4 Interactive Media professional development course through Lifeway College (supported by NorthTec). This programme focused on the use of digital media to enhance learning including 2D and 3D animation, 3D modelling, Web2.0 graphics and design principles, photography and the use of photos in learning, drawing and applied art methods such as gradation, art and design in a New Zealand context.

Work History

Work History
Jan 2000 - Oct 2007

Mortgage Broker

MIke Pero Mortgages

Self employed Mortgage Broker, subcontracted to Yovich, Hayward, Pevats Johnson Ltd. 

  • Nominated for Mortgage Broker of the Year 4 times
  •  Mike Pero Mortgages “New Broker of the Year- 2002” 
  • Mike Pero Mortgages “Team Player of the Year, 2003”.

This mobile role required knowledge of many lenders products, negotiation of competitive packages, networking and building relationships with customers and lenders alike.

I left to have my third child in October, 2008.