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High School French Teacher

Location:
Basseterre, Saint George Basseterre Parish, Saint Kitts and Nevis
Salary:
48'000 or up
Posted:
October 21, 2016

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CLAUDINE A SAUNDERS

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Peoria Il.61606

OBJECTIVE: To implement innovative teaching methods aimed at developing a comprehensive understanding of French grammar and an appreciation of the French culture at High School Level.

EDUCATION: B.Sc. Psychology Summa Cum Laude Florida Memorial College, M.I. 1997

A.A. (Liberal Arts& Sciences-Humanities Option) Honors, Norwalk Community College, CT. 1995.

EXPERIENCE: Basseterre High School, Basseterre, St. Kitts, 1997 – present

Department Head

French Instructor all levels (Grades 7 – 12)

Motivated students to appreciate the languages thru teaching and extra-curricular activities – Clubs (Le Club Français)

Have implemented my own publication into French instruction “Facile a Dire” 2001.

Form room teacher – assigned to Form One with supervisory responsibility for overall attendance and class performance.

Assistant coordinator of the Basseterre High School “Poetry Club”.

Advisor to Le Club Français (B.H.S.) (Organized exchange trips to St. Martin; St. Barths and France).

Steward,(B.H.S) St.Kitts Teachers’ Union

Member of the St.Kitts and Nevis Social Security Board May 2015-Present

Carrying out good governance according to ISSA good governance Guidelines

Ensuring that there are staffing policy and performance appraisals

Ensuring there is actuarial soundness

Ensuring good service standards

Ensuring there are measures in place to prevent and control fraud or corruption

St.Kitts Teachers’ Union, Steward 2013 –Present

Assist in the arbitration on behalf of fellow colleagues at Basseterre High School

Advise and Educate members of their rights and privileges of being a union member

Represent colleagues in grievance proceedings

S.T.A.C.S., (Saunders Trading and Consulting Services) Cayon Street, Basseterre, St. Kitts 2003 -2007.

Cashier and Office Clerk:

Handled monetary transactions occasionally

Filed documents (C3’s; Bills, receipts etc)

Typed business letters; faxed documents.

Alliance Française Orchid Street, St. Kitts 2011 – present

Treasurer, Student Representative and Instructor

Teacher of French-Students of Grades 7-9.

Assisted with light accounting for Alliance Française Board

Assisted with reporting business to board in reference to the students’ needs and concerns.

Student Support Services, Florida Memorial College, Miami Fl, Student Intern 1996.

Counselor of freshman and sophomore students (dealt with minor problems; choice of subjects; class performance and peer tutoring).

On occasion was asked to deal with more critical problems – (low self-esteem; nostalgia etc.)

Caldor’s Incorporated, Norwalk., CT. 1995

Cashier – (Departmental Store)

Handled monetary transaction

Assisted occasionally on the floor.

HONOURS:

F.M.C. (Florida Memorial College) President’s and Dean’s Lists

Norwalk’s Dean List

Alliance Française Certificate-DELF B2

Alpha Kappa Mu Honor Society (Florida Memorial Chapter)

SKILLS/ACCOLADES:

Recipient of the CLICO Teachers Award

Speak and write French and Spanish

Vice President F.M.C. Honor Society

Assistant coordinator Basseterre High School Poetry Club

Student representative Alliance Française (St. Kitts)

Member Kiwanis Liamigua St. Kitts Chapter

Liaison Officer Spouses Programme- Commonwealth Games General Assembly St. Kitts/Nevis November 2011.

Recipient of the St.Kitts Teachers’ Union Excellence in Teaching Awards “ Modern Languages” 2014

Member of Social Security Board, St.Kitts and Nevis 2015-present

REFERENCES: Dr. Oral Williams

International Monetary Fund

700 19th Street N.W.

Washington, D.C. 20431

Mr. Ellis A. Edwards

S.W Philadelphia

1207 South, 58th St. Apt. 1

Philadelphia, PA 19143

Mr. Maurice Benjamin

Principal

Basseterre High School

Victoria Road

P. o. Box 234

Basseterre

St. Kitts

Email:acw54t@r.postjobfree.com



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