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Elementary School Teacher

Frisco, Texas, United States
50 - 60K
August 24, 2018

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Montessori Centre International (MCI) London, UK 2003

International Teaching Diploma in Montessori Pedagogy – Theory, Methodology and Teaching Practice State University of New York - University at Buffalo (UB) Amherst, NY 1994 - 1996 Psychology major

Niagara County Community Sanborn, NY 1992 - 1994 General Education courses


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Manal Qawasmeh

Elementary School Teacher

I am a dedicated and student-focused teaching professional who is committed to providing a balanced, supportive and engaging learning environment for all students. Having the aptitude to remain flexible, I ensure that every child’s learning style and abilities are addressed. Through my dedication, enthusiasm and willingness to collaborate, I form successful partnerships in my school community. My teaching experience stretches over 15 years from teaching in Muscat, Oman to Dubai, United Arab Emirates. I am very eager to use my experience and skills in the classroom and am always ready to learn new things.

Teacher Leader Experience

Dubai International Academy – Dubai, United Arab Emirates March 2006 - present IVEI Coordinator September 2015 - present

Ø Represent site in chairing and coordinating events and activities which enhance an alliance between the four sister schools under the private school group Innoventures Education Ø Direct and officiate school talent events - Talent Show, Film Festival, Recycling Fashion Show, Art Competition, Robotics Competition

Ø Manage school charity events – Walkathon, World Peace Day, Box Appeal, Pink Cancer Awareness Day Ø Organize and facilitate academic Olympiads – Spelling Bee, Math Competition, Arabic Writing Competition, Literary Soiree Ø Recruited student candidates for Science Fair, Debate Competition, Art Competition Team Leader September 2013 - present

Ø Liaise between Year 2 (First Grade) team and Senior Management Team Ø Lead planning meetings and allocate duties to team members based on their strengths, providing support as needed Ø Build morale within the team

IB PYP Teacher March 2006 – present

Ø Instruct curriculum, modify and implement strategies to meet the academic, emotional and social needs of students in KG2 (4K), Year 1 (Kindergarten) and Year 2 (First Grade) Ø Mentor in Leaders of Learning - coaching and modeling effective classroom practices Ø Plan cross-curricular units making links to the real world Ø Mentor Year 6 (Fifth Grade) students in preparation for PYP exhibition Montessori Nursery School – Muscat, Oman 2000 - 2004 PA/Office Manager to Director 2002 - 2004

Ø Managed school finances

Ø Transacted tuition payments

Ø Conducted nursery tours

Ø Communicated/liaised with parents

Directress (Teacher) 2000 - 2002

Ø Facilitate Practical Life, Sensory and Math activities for children ages 2 – 6 1 2 years

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