Willemien Van Der Walt

Willemien  Van Der Walt

work history 

Work History
Jan 2012 - Nov 2013

Aftercare assistant teacher

Curro Thatchfield

- Supervising learners of all ages.

-Planning and organizing extramural activities.

- Planning and organizing extramural activities during school holidays. 

Jun 2011 - Dec 2011


Gernessa Home Nursing

- Administration.

-Data Capturing.

-Planning and organizing workshops for nursing assistants.

-Word processing, creating spreadsheets and presentations, and filing.

Nov 2010 - May 2011

Au Pair

Cultural Care

-Au pair/ caregiver in the United States.

Dec 2009 - Nov 2010

Aftercare teacher 

Rooihuiskraal Aftercare 

-Supervising learners of various ages.

-Managing pupils' behaviour in the classroom. 

-Planning and organizing extramural activities during holidays. 


Villieria Primary and Oos- Moot High School for 1 year as a school teacher. 


Teaching English First Additional Language to primary learners  (grade 6 & 7).

- Teaching Business Studies to high school students (grade 10-12)

-Devise interactive teaching methods to teach learners.

-Developing various lesson plans. 

-Helping with extramural activities (revue and netball).

-Planning, preparing and delivering lessons. 


2012 - 2015

B.Ed. (Further Education and Training: General)

University of Pretoria
2005 - 2009


Centurion High School

A' Levels:

Life Orientation (A)

English First Additional Language (B)

Afrikaans Home Language (B)


Mar 2015 - Mar 2015

First Aid Certificate

International Medical Service

First Aid Level 1 

Oct 2014 - Oct 2014

English Word Power Certificate

English Word Power

-Word usage, Spelling Rules , Parts of Speech and all the elements of structuring sentences in each of the 12 English Tenses.

- Functional grammar, General vocabulary, Comprehension and Reading ability. 

Dec 2010 - Dec 2010

Certificate of Completion 

Cultural Care Au Pair

32 hours of training at St. John's University. 

Infant & Child Health and Safety.

Child Development- Ages and Stages.

Age Appropriate Activities .

key COMPETENCIES and skills


Computer and Information Technology 

- Proficient user of Microsoft Office tools and the Internet.

-Able to use computer-assisted educational resources.

-Completed information technology course during my first year at university. 

Excellent communicator 

- Able to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing. 

-Confident to communicate in English with grammatical integrity. 


- Able to adapt lesson plans to the learners needs, so that all kinds of learners learn optimally. 

Classroom management

- The ability to create and maintain appropriate behaviour of learners in the classroom setting. 

-Implementing classroom management strategies effectively. 

Teaching attributes

- Able to create an effective learning environment.

-The ability to motivate learners.

-Familiar with various teaching methods. 


Surname: van der Walt

Maiden name: van der Merwe

Contact details: 076-654-8537

Languages: Afrikaans & English

Date of Birth: 1991/01/24

Marital Status: Married

Demographics: South African


Drivers's License: Valid driver's license (Code B)- own vehicle


"I feel that being fair and consistent is vital to ensure effective management of behaviours in my classroom at all times. I endeavor to promote and engender skills of self- management and self- direction in my learners, as well as a willingness to work collaboratively with others and encourage the taking of  risks. That it is important to identify specific learning needs so that the curriculum is accessible to all learners."



  • To serve the society by utilizing my skills  in the development f children's professional and social skills.
  • Seeking a teaching position where training and skills in active teaching methodologies  will be fully utilized  in order to provide learners with a positive learning experience. 


Confident and hard-working with a B.Ed. degree and teaching experience in primary and high school learners.I Possessing extensive knowledge of various teaching methods, immense subject knowledge and having a genuine interest in educating others. Always engaged in continuous learning in order to broaden my knowledge and experience. I am interested in attending workshops and additional courses to improve my skills and knowledge. I am currently looking for an acceptable position with a suitable school, where I will be able to widen my teaching experience.  


  • Hiking and mountain bike riding.
  • Travelling to various countries. 
  • Reading novels (Romantic novels).
  • Browsing the internet. 



Available on request