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Objectives

  • To be the tech-savvy, creative Business Studies teacher that students remember and model as they progress in their lives
  • To captivate students with an inquiry-based, hands-on learning experience full of authentic projects
  • To immerse my personable and engaging teaching practices into a school’s culture
  • To devote extracurricular time to coaching sports teams and clubs

Education

Jul 2011Present

Master of Education (Part-time)

Schulich School of Education, Nipissing University

Mentoring in Education

Sep 2010Apr 2011

Bachelor of Education

Schulich School of Education, Nipissing University

French as a Second Language; Business (Accounting)

Sep 2002Apr 2006

Bachelor of Management and Organizational Studies

University of Western Ontario

References

Robert Holtet

Teacher Mentor, ASU

Gurjit Gill

Principal, ASU

David Spreadbury

Secondary Principal, TIS

Howard Stribbell

Head of School, TIS

Teaching Experience

The International School of Macao

Taipa, Macau

August 2013 - Present

Secondary Teacher

  • Student body is a mix of international students, including both native and second language English learners, and I am responsible for differentiating all content and assessment for learners of different language abilities.
  • Taught Grade 7 Math and Science and Grade 10 Math
  • Taught Entrepreneurship, Accounting
  • Taught English as a Second Language
  • Grade 10 Homeroom Supervisor
  • Coach: Sr. Boys Volleyball (ACAMIS Gold Division, 1st place 2014, 3rd place 2013, Sportsmanship 2013)
  • Committee member: School Operations, Athletics

American School of Ulaanbaatar

Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia

August 2011 - June 2013

Secondary Teacher

  • Student body is largely Mongolian students, and I was responsible for adapting all content and assessment for English language learners
  • Taught Introduction to Business, Accounting, International Business, Organisational Leadership, and Business Technology
  • Taught French
  • Taught Philosophy
  • Grade 10 Homeroom Supervisor
  • Coach: Sr. Boys Volleyball (ACAMIS Red Division, 3rd place 2012, Sportsmanship 2012 and 2011), Jr. Boys Soccer, Debate, Speech, Ice Hockey, Film club
  • Committee chair: After School Activities, Grade 12 Graduation
  • Committee member: Sports Day, Student Awards, National Honor Society

Professional Development

  • Ongoing - Master of Education, Nipissing University, Canada
    • Graduation Spring 2015
  • Fall 2014 - Laos Outreach, Luang Prabang, Laos
    • Introduced project-based teaching methods to Laotian teachers
  • Spring 2014 - Inclusive Education Symposium, TIS Macao, Macau
  • Spring 2014 - Reading Part 1 AQ, Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, Canada
  • Fall 2012 - TEFL Certification, Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, Canada           

  • Spring 2012 - Introduction to the MYP, Triple A Learning, Cardiff, Wales
  • Spring 2011 - Ontario Modern Language Teachers Association Spring Conference, Toronto, Canada
  • Winter 2011 - Infusion Educational Technology Integration Conference, North Bay, Ontario, Canada
    • Classroom Websites
    • Web 2.0 Tools for the Classroom
    • Wii-Mote Whiteboard Essentials
  • 2010-2011 - Schulich School of Education Extended Learning Program Workshops, North Bay, Ontario, Canada
    • SMART Notebook Level 1 & 2, Notebook for French
    • Creating Educational Games
    • Blogging for Educators
    • Adaptive Technology
    • Virtual Field Trips

Pre-Service Teaching Experience

  • RA King Academy, Toronto, ON, Canada, Winter 2011, Accounting
  • Colegio Jaime Aguilera, Riobamba, Ecuador, Winter 2011, English 
  • Harbord Collegiate Institute, Toronto, ON, Canada, Fall 2010, French Immersion

Certifications

May 2011Present

OCT

Ontario College of Teachers
Jul 2014Present

Letter of Authority

Alberta Education

Interest

  • Sports: hockey, volleyball, squash, ultimate Frisbee, football, golf, and soccer
  • Languages: have briefly studied Polish, German in addition to Spanish, French, English
  • Travel: Have visited most of Europe, North America, and Asia, and some of Africa and South America
  • Personal development: reading, playing music, self-directed learning

Non-Teaching Work History

Jul 2008Apr 2010

Head of Business Development

US Expedite
  • Solely responsible for the growth of the company in Toronto, as well as across North America
  • Enhanced the USX brand by effectively surpassing customer needs
  • Organized, planned and executed business appointments, schedules and meetings
Sep 2006Oct 2007

Field Sales Leader

Lyreco Office Products
  • Consistently increased sales every month
  • Received national recognition by signing 10 new customers per month in 10 of 12 months
May 2003Sep 2006

District Owner / Sales Representative

Vector Marketing Canada
  • 6 time member of the nationwide President's Club as sales representative 
  • Set new district record as owner of the Kitchener-Waterloo district office