Camille N. Smith Brown
Lot ** Henriques Boulevard, St. John’s Heights,
Kitson Town P.A. St. Catherine.
Objective: To work in a dynamic environment that demands and supports skills acquisition and application. I wish to garner the needed inter-cultural/ international experience that will position me to make continuously meaningful contributions to the education landscape. I will embrace new challenges and a platform that allows me to actualize my potentials and engage a practice that remains relevant. I am a team player with a personable yet professional demeanour. I aim to remain committed to injecting novelty into the work process with a view to inspiring interest, support collegial success and insightfully motivate myself and others to accomplish organizational goals. I shall continuously research and employ international best practices and hold to a culture of excellent performance, high values and ethics. I anticipate a mutually enriching experience.
CAPE-Caribbean Studies Assistant Examiner.(A Caribbean Examination Council Exam)
August 28,2007- present. History, Social Studies, Caribbean Studies, Spanish and English. (I have taught these subjects in combination at various times) Grades 7-13 including CXC and CAPE. Holy Trinity High School.
Key Function: Plan to teach children who present with diverse cognitive, psychological and behavioural challenges. I prepare students for national and regional CXC and CAPE exams. I also hold Form/Homeroom Teacher responsibilities. Work on various committees.
Enjoy success rates from the CXC exam groups
Lesson Planning and execution to accommodate varying learning styles and paced students.
Preparation and creation of resources that facilitate student-centred, age-appropriate learning.
Continuous assessment of students work and implementation of requisite remediation strategies that facilitate student improvements.
Analysis of, Planning and projection of improvements in student’s performance.
Serve on several Committees- Clubs and Societies, Technology in Learning. Curriculum Implementation etc.
Record, analyze and execute Action Plans to improve student’s performance outcomes in alignment with departmental as well as institutional objectives.
A coach for the debating team when the school experienced their first victory over a traditional and more ‘prestigious’ school than ours.
A part of the Technology committee that trained and monitored teacher use of technology and student-centred led instruction.
Cater to the needs of At-Risk students from a low socio-economic background who display a range of emotional, conduct and cognitive disorders.
Design assessment instruments that effectively test student learning.
Effectively Analyze students assessment to plan for future improve
Cater to students of various learning styles. Write original dub-poetry, songs, poems etc. to teach concepts and content that are difficult to retain and understand.
August 28, 2006 - August 31, 2007. Caribbean Studies -CAPE and History Teacher at the prestigious Wolmer’s Boys School. National Heroes Circle Kingston 4.
Key Function: Taught Caribbean Studies to Sixth (12th grade) form history to first through to third form. I also had form teacher responsibilities. (Temporary- 1 year position)
98% of students passed the exam. Some of these students currently keep in touch with me and are doing excellently. Some are Lecturers, Business leaders, Bankers etc.
Coached the debating team to the third round of our National finals.
Served as a Form teacher.
I was the first teacher in this year who used a Wolmers email account to send assignments, notes or hello notes to students. This improved homework and deadline compliance.
September 1999- 2002 Part-time Teacher-General Education Diploma.-(GED) International Institute of Science and Technology. 20 Central Plaza Kingston 10.
Key Function: Taught an American Social Studies programme. Its components were -History, Economics, Behavioural Science, Political Science and Geography.
August 2007 Trained representatives from very respected Jamaican Business entities. I served in the capacity of Customer Service Facilitator for the Jamaica Employers Federation. (J.E.F.) Trained staff members from several companies including Qualcare, National Water Commission, Grace Foods among others. The training was highly rated. Highest scores of 4 and 5 given.
Trained staff at Superior Parts Ltd. in the area of Customer Service.
April 4,2005-September 2, 2005- Immigration Support Clerk.(temporary) High Commission Of Canada. 3 West King’s House Road. Kingston 10.
Updated their filing system incoming faxes which were forwarded to respective Client Officers.
September 2000- May 2004 Customer Service Representative (Contract)– Grace Kennedy Remittance Services Ltd. 2-6 Trafford Place, Kingston 5. Key Function : Accept and resolve Customer’s issues efficiently.
Learnt and spoke job related Spanish with Costa Rica.
Learnt and used several Computer Systems.
Job required Multi -Tasking as one engaged the use of several programs to complete one’s tasks. Often named in the weekly top ten performance group.
EDUCATION AND QUALIFICATIONS:
2014-2015 University of The West Indies
2005-2007 University Of The West Indies
1997-2001 University of The West Indies
1986-1993Holy Childhood High School
1979-1986 Dupont Primary School
Proficient in the use of office automation and computer applications, and Instructional Media.
Modern Languages-Spanish and a beginners chinese courses September 2014 to 2015
POST-GRADUATE DIPLOMA IN EDUCATION. Completed May,2007.
Bachelor of Arts
BACHELOR OF ARTS (HISTORY MAJOR) English courses and Public Administration (Minor) (Honours) completed December 2001
Intensive Customer Care seminar (courtesy of G.K.R.S).
Teacher enhancement courses. ( Courtesy of Wolmer’s Boys)
Ongoing teacher enhancement seminars (Courtesy of Holy Trinity High School)
Health and Family Life Education –sponsored by Ministry of Education and UNICEF.
E-Learning level 1 Computer Courses-sponsored by the Ministry of Education.
Health and Family Life Education (HFLE- courtesy of Ministry of Education)
General Certificate Examination (G.C.E) ‘A’ Level- 1993
General Papers-B; History-C; English-D; Economics-E.
Caribbean Examination Council (C.X.C) -1991
Subjects Grades Subjects Grades
P.O.B One Geography Two
History One English Lang. Two
English Lit. One Accounts Three
Mathematics Two French Three
- Very good oral and written communication, diagnostic, analytical and problem-
-Cooperate with and assist Administration in accomplishing goals.
-High degree of initiative, confidentiality, professionalism, adaptability, maturity, objectivity and creativity.
-Performance –driven and results-oriented.
-An ability to learn new languages.
-Keen insight into human nature and ability to interact with various cultural, ethnic and social backgrounds.
-Strong ability to Multi-Task and handling shifting priorities.
-The discipline to work responsibly with and without supervision .
-Very inquisitive mind and the ability to grasp new concepts with ease.
Interests and activities
Teaching, Reading, Writing, Singing, Dancing, Training, Acting, meeting people, Debating, Life-long Learning and Honing my Teaching Skills.
I am functional at the conversational level in Spanish.
My references will be provided upon request.