My teaching methods are based on your needs. If you are struggling in a particular area of English, I will find the materials necessary to help you advance and thrive in that area. I will provide lessons and worksheets to help you practice what was taught to you.
I am an educator, recently graduated from an ECE (Early Childhood Education) program from the U.S and taught as an assistant teacher in an elementary school. As well, I have graduated with a TESL (Teaching English as a Second Language) certificate and taught English in Peru. Additionally, I taught at a tutoring class called JEI Learning Center, teaching English and Math to grades K-9. Lastly, I hold a bachelor's degree in History from York University.
Please note my travel rates may change depending on distance traveled. As well, if you would like to cancel at any time, please notify me at least 24 hours prior to your lesson.
Responsible assistant and special education teacher with excellent communication, multi-tasking, organization and administrative skills. Punctual, efficient, positive, courteous, and articulate. First Aid and CPR certified. Work well as a team member and independently. Caring individual, committed to helping students to love learning and to help them grow in their academics, while taking care of their well being. Fully qualified by State of New Jersey and Ontario.
Special Education Assistant Teacher
Lawrenceville Elementary School, 40 Craven Lane, Lawrenceville, NJ, 08648, Sept. 5, 2017-June 14, 2018
Assisted in a Pre-K class, working with another assistant as well as the main teacher. Also, worked with other assistants and teachers in specials.
Helped with pick-ups and drop-offs to cars and buses.
Helped with teaching lessons, including opening group time, math, literacy, and science activities.
Worked one on one with students with IEP’s/special needs. Helped them with their fine motor skills in writing or various activities including puzzles and other games.
Took students to their special classes and sat with them to maintain control and ensure their participation in these classes. Such classes were music, gym, library, and art.
Helped to clean up classroom and set it up for the next school day.
JEI Learning Center, 3800 Quakerbridge Rd., Hamilton Township, NJ 08619, Mar. 11 2017-Dec.1, 2017
Help students with homework from JEI, including kindergarten to grade 9.
File students’ paperwork and provide diagnostics, assessments, and homework, and tests to students.
Student Assistant Teacher Placement
Eldridge Park Elementary, Lawrenceville, NJ, Jan. 2017-Mar. 2017
Observed over 225 hours in a kindergarten classroom and wrote daily journal entries to reflect on observations.
Assisted teacher and assistant teacher with paperwork, including making photocopies, setting up for classroom activities, grading and hanging up students’ work, and filing.
Helped the teacher with completing students’ final assessments for report cards. Reviewed completed report cards.
Helped to teach in center rotations in various groups. Read stories and shared lessons from stories to the class.
Made lesson plans with the help of the teacher.
Observed and assisted teachers in ASI and self-contained classrooms with students with IEPs.
Specifically observed 6 hours with a student with special needs in kindergarten classroom.
Observed, on separate days, 6 hours in a grade 1 and grade 3 classroom. Took notes and wrote reflections on observation experiences.
Babysitter/Nanny, Sept.2015-Jun.2017, West Windsor, NJ
Pick up boys from school bus, aged 7 and 9
Cooked snacks for boys after school, sometimes dinner
Helped with homework
Kept living room neat and tidy
Took boys to various activities and play dates after school
Worked past regular schedule very frequently, as requested by parents
Babysitter/Nanny, Sept. 2016-Jun.2016, Hamilton, NJ
Helped mom with morning care of 3 year old twin girls. Helped the girls with toileting, brushing their teeth, changing clothes, doing their hair, and packing their lunch bags for their daycare.
Took care of 8 year old boy before dropping him off to his school bus. Prepared breakfast, reminded him to take his medication for ADHD, packed his lunch, and helped him with homework.
Sometimes stayed past regular schedule as requested by parents if children were sick and needed care while the parents went to work.
Greenwood Elementary, Hamilton, NJ, Sept. 2015
Observed and assisted 10 hours in a grade 1 classroom.
Helped in center rotations with math and language arts.
Took notes and wrote reflections on observation experiences.
Dream Program, Mercer County Community College, West Windsor, NJ, Sept. 2015-Dec. 2015
Mentored a student with physical disabilities.
Walked him to and from classes.
Took notes for him in class.
Helped him with homework after class.
Sent notes from class via email, to the student.
Provided summary of class and homework that he still needed to complete.
Babysitter/Nanny, Feb. 2015-Aug. 2015, Princeton, NJ
Pick up twins, boy and girl, aged 5 from school and took them to various afterschool activities
Bathed them, helped with homework, teaching them to read and write as well as helping them with beginner’s math
Fed them dinner
Completed kids’ laundry on a wkly basis as well as light cleaning (including washing dishes, vacuuming area where children ate and cleaning kitchen table)
Inside Sales Support
Compugen, Richmondhill, ON, Feb. 18, 2013-Oct. 21, 2014
Entered purchase orders for various customer accounts such as hospitals, municipalities, schools, and so on
Managed orders to ensure they go through accurately and customers receive their purchases in a timely manner
Managed the open order reports daily and forward to the Inside Sales Representative
Moved products in orders as required based on delivery requirements
Assisted the sales support team with overflow
ComForcare Home Care Services, Brampton, ON, March 2012-Jan. 2013
Hired and managed staff to send out as personal support workers to care for the elderly or those who require assistance due to illness or injury.
Set up new clients with company
Created schedules for staff
Completed office administration work
Handled phone calls
Helped with marketing strategies of company
Took care of billing and payroll for PSWs and clients
Undertook HR work
Worked as a PSW with a few clients, providing companionship and emotional support
Swatch Group Vaughan, ON, Jun 2011-March 2012
Created schedules and timesheets for employees.
Planned business daily to generate sales, including setting goals for employees as well as store
Worked with Excel spreadsheets, Microsoft Word, Ceridian, Smart Vendor
Completed administrative work on a weekly basis to be given to head office employees
Participated in national sales meeting
Involved with hiring and interviewing of staff
Responsible for inventory control
Aimed to provide the best customer service by working alongside staff to help customers feel fully satisfied.
Company, location, Jan 2010-Sept 2010
Assist customers with merchandise, providing excellent customer service
Kept Kiosk clean and organized
Consistently met the store quota for daily sales
Fulfilled the responsibilities of an assistant manager
Teacher of English as a Second Language
Oct 2010-Jan 2011 Lima, Peru
Worked along a mission organization in Peru under their English Ministries department.
Observed and participated in giving free English classes to Peruvians.
Helped prepare lessons and lead a few English classes.
Visited other ministry work with the mission organization, including breakfast programs, youth and children programs with the church, and quilting ministries.
Woodbridge Montessori Private School, Woodbridge, ON, L4L 9R5, Sept. 2008-Jun. 2009
Assisted the teacher in a kindergarten classroom
Helped students with work
Supervised outdoor play
Completed administrative work for teacher such as making photocopies and preparing activities for students.
TV Acquisition Phone Rep
World Vision Canada, Mississauga, ON, Mar 2008-May 2008
• Focused on setting up sponsorships and managing donor accounts through DCSS.
• Resolved customer concerns and problems related to sponsorship and accounts
Oct 2006-Mar 2007
Temporary Phone Rep in Customer Service Division
• Worked with DCSS and Lotus Notes
• Resolved customer concerns and problems
• Set up sponsorships, famine calls and gift catalogue purchases over the phone
• Worked at switchboard, directing calls throughout the building to various departments
Before and After School Program Assistant
York Neighbourhood Services, Richmondhill and Woodbridge, ON, Sept. 2005-2006
Supervised a group of 20 children before they went to school and after they came back
Ensured that breakfast and snacks were provided for all children
Assisted with homework/tutoring if needed.
Organized games and sports challenged to enforce physical fitness, creativity and team work
Mercer County Community College, West Windsor, NJ, 2015-2017
Early Childhood Education and Teaching Associate's Degree
CDI College Mississauga, ON, 2007
Personal Support Worker certificate.
Canada Christian College Scarborough, ON, 2007
Teaching English as a Second Language Certificate
York University North York, ON, 2002-2005
Bachelor of Arts in History.
Other Volunteer Work:
Involved with medical missions trip.
Completed placement hours as a Personal Support Worker student at Cawthra Gardens Nursing Home and Woodhall Park Retirement Home.
Completed placement hours for TESL certificate at Don Valley Bible Chapel and Bayview Glen Church.
Completed placement hours for Early Childhood/Special Education and Teaching
Volunteered at L’Arche Daybreak Richmondhill, working with
individuals with physical and intellectual disabilities.
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