VIPKID Online Tutoring
Providing fully immersive one-on-one English language instruction to children between the ages of 4-12 living in China. Using a flipped-classroom approach to foster creativity and critical thinking skills through the implementation of the U.S Common Core State Standards.
Emergency Supply Teaching YCDSB
Nov 2016-Aug 2017
On-call emergency supply teacher for Father John Kelly Catholic School. I have supplied for Homeroom grades JK/SK-3 as well as the HPE teacher and Italian teacher for grades JK/SK up to grade 8. With readily available activities and group work for any class, grade or subject.
School-Age Before and After Care Elementary Teacher YCDSB
Nov 2016-August 2017
School-age elementary teacher to grades one to four during before and after school. Facilitating weekly programming activities and projects for children in the classroom.
Volunteer Teaching Assistant, PDSB
March 2015 - Oct 2016
Volunteering at Sir John A Macdonald Middle School in Brampton in various classrooms and departments with special interest in Mathematics and ISSP.
I volunteered at Agnes Taylor Public School in Brampton specifically working in a grade one class, however taking the initiative to seek out all areas within the school to further extend my teaching knowledge.
ANZUK Teaching Agency, Melbourne VIC, AUSTRALIA
Feb 2013 - Mar 2014
Performed Casual Relief Teaching (supply teaching) to year prep up to Grade 5/6 at various schools surrounding Melbourne, Australia.
Pre-Service Teacher [Student Practicum]
Feb 2012 - Dec 2012
· Ballam Park Primary- Grade Prep
Facilitated full-week lessons, observed student assessments (Maths Online Testing, running records) and continuously observed classroom management. Developed a sense of my own classroom management as well as a greater focus on smooth transitioning, tuning in, instilling behavioral expectations and ensuring a safe environment.
· Frankston Primary School- Grade ¾
Worked in a ¾ classroom teaching various subjects, specifically focusing on math, spelling, reading workshops and Frankston's “You Can Do It” motto. Planned and implemented whole day lessons and subject units, participated in after-school events and school plays.
· Karingal Heights Primary- Grade Prep
Through Monash University, fellow teachers and I worked in groups specifically teaching social studies and science to prep students (kindergarten). This experience encouraged teamwork amongst several pre-service teachers and behavioural management skills in working with several students with behavioural needs.
Teaching, Sports Coaching and Community Programming
Cape Town, South Africa
Volunteered with “African Impact” in Cape Town teaching in primary schools and day care/after school care facilities. Facilitated sports coaching for grades one to six and assisted a Grade two class with over 60 students! Specifically taught English, Art and Math. Other duties performed; building houses, cleaning up school grounds, re-furnishing and re-painting containers to create a healthier, relaxing and safe environment for kids. Worked with two very distinct schools- a “Xhosa” speaking and an “Afrikaans” speaking school that encouraged me to break through language barriers.
Tutor for Learning Disabilities Association of Toronto
Worked as an after school tutor at Northview Heights Secondary School, as well as assisting high school students with learning disabilities, encouraging focus in their schoolwork and home life.