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THE AUSTRALIAN CATHOLIC UNIVERSITY, VICTORIA, AUSTRALIA
Bachelor’s Degree in Teaching. - Current
ASHCROFT UNIVERSITY, UK
Bachelor’s Degree in Education. Graduated in 2008
Subjects studied : Psychological Foundation of Education
School Management & Systems of Education
Personality Development & Communicative English
Guidance & Counseling
Education & Society
Computer in Education
Psychology of Teaching & Learning
Curriculum & Instruction
Duration : Two years
ASHCROFT UNIVERSITY, UK
Bachelor’s Degree in English Language and Literature. Graduated in 2006
Duration : Three years
Subjects studied : Prose, Fiction & Communication
Skills, English Language Teaching,
Social History of England, History of
English Literature, Communication
Skills, Poetry, Drama for
Communication, Elizabethan &
Jacobean Drama, Literary Forms,
Language & Linguistics, Indian
Writing in English, Shakespeare,
Modern Drama, American Literature,
Indian & European Classics in
Translation, Comparative Literature,
ACADEMIC COUNCIL OF HIGHER EDUCATION , DELHI, INDIA
Senior Secondary School Leaving Certificate. Graduated in 2002
THE COLONEL HILL HIGH SCHOOL, BANGALORE, INDIA
Secondary School Leaving Certificate. Graduated in 1995
Subjects studied : Physics, Chemistry, Biology,
Mathematics, Geography, Economics and Civics.
Languages : General English, Special English, Hindi
Certified High School English Tutor with Tutor Vista
ExperienceFebruary 2010 to present – Lifetime Learners, Australia
Appointed as an English Tutor, teaching students of different grades, from year 3 to year 12.
July 2010 to present – Extend, Australia
Appointed as an After School Care Assistant.
(July 2009 to September 2009 – Visited my family in Australia)
(October 2009 to December 2009 returned to India to apply for Australian student visa)
June 2007 to July 2009 - Ebenezer International School, Bangalore (ICSE and IGCSE)
Was appointed as an English teacher and Head of the English Department, teaching grades 10, 11 and 12
The main role as the Head of Department was to ensure the highest quality of education and student attainment in accordance with the School’s stated mission and objectives, whilst working within the agreed policies, objectives and financial limits set by the Institution.
Assisted teachers in grades 1-7 with effective methods of implementation.
Equipped teachers with knowledge, skills and techniques of teaching English.
Taught courses in English Language and Literature, including linguistics and comparative Literature.
Planned and designed detailed lessons in English Language and Literature.
Conducted workshops for teachers with focus on innovation and best practices in curriculum design and teaching methods for incorporating emerging technologies into current curriculum. These workshops explored model curricula and provided teachers with interactive hands-on sessions.
Skills in organizing resources, establishing priorities, plan and evaluate programmes.
On the committee of Dramatics and Elocution, training students to participate in inter-house and inter-school competitions. Creative Writing and Debates.
Organized a Literary Club where students were trained in Creative Writing Elocution and Debate Competitions. Founded the Young Talent Time Club where drama, song, dance poetry recitation, elocution and declamation etc were staged and performed, thus helping students showcase their talents.
Liaised with parents about their student’s progress and coordinated with parent volunteers in student reading programmes.
Played a major role in enhancing and integrating the curriculum in English and Social Studies for grades 1-8.
Strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community.
Took a break from January 2008 – March 2008 to complete my examinations.
June 2003 to February 2006 - Kara Pre - School, Bangalore, India
Was appointed as a Pre School Assistant, organizing and planning curriculum and teaching children various methods of learning through play, music and the arts.
Took a year’s break to pursue my education.
October 1999 to March 2003 – SHERWOOD ACADEMY, ABU DHABI (IGCSE)
Taught English in Grades 8, 9 and 10.
English was taught as a second language to students of different nationalities from 34 countries around the world.
Actively involved in extra curricular programmes for the school, like the staging of plays, and training pupils in public speaking and elocution contests. Organized the school’s Dramatics and Literary Clubs with latent potential to showcase their talents in programmes organized and conducted under teacher supervision.
Was made the Head of the English Department in October of 2002.
HobbiesI am a dynamic, motivated teacher with experience in planning and integrating the English and Social Studies Curriculum. I have a strong interest in being involved in, and promoting, inclusive education, multicultural recognition and environmental conservation. I design balanced, innovative programs that encourage students to make a positive impact on their local and global communities within the scope of current curriculum frameworks and educational models.
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