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Business and Information Technology High School Teacher

Ocho Rios, Saint Ann Parish, Jamaica
October 03, 2016

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Geroline Ricketts

Shaw Park

Ocho Rios P.O

St. Ann, Jamaica W.I.

Cellular: 876-***-****


Professional Summary

Dynamic and passionate High School Teacher, with a student centred approach. I believe in holistic development and creating a rich learning environment, hence I participate in co-curricular activities and pays attention to the hidden curriculum.

Abilities, Skills and Talents

Ability to instantly build rapport and respect with students, co-workers and parents

Strong classroom management skills

Ability to develop innovative lesson plans for individual students, small groups and classes of 30+

Ability to create a learning environment in which students feel confident to express themselves in music, dance, art etc.

Designing/creating business cards, flyers, invitation cards, birthday cards.etc

P C Repairs and Networking

Ability to organize, in time, space and limited resources to best of my ability and to the benefit of students

Active participant on Events planning Committee

Ability to cultivate parents involvement through consistent written and verbal communication

Brilliant problem solving skills

Ability to teach TVET curriculum

Administrative skills

Goal oriented



September 2009 – Present

Ocho Rios High School – Ocho Rios, St. Ann, Jamaica.

Business & Computer

Office Administration (Grades 9, 10 & 11)

Principles of Accounts (Grades 9,10 & 11)

Principles of Business (Grades 9, 10 & 11)

Business Basics (Grade 7-9)

Electronic Document Preparation and Management (Grades 10 &11)

Information Technology (Grade 7-11)

Data Operations (Career Advancement Programme)

Developed a reward system for students grades 7-11 that motivates learning and increases enthusiasm as well as promotes growth in the past rate for exams.

Business Lecturer:

September 2009 to December 2009

Institute of Business - Ocho Rios, St. Ann

Received high remarks for guiding students toward passing their CXC subjects.

January – March 2007

Marcus Garvey Technical High School- St. Ann’s Bay, St. Ann

Administrative Assistant:


Island Radiology Ltd


Associate Degree Business Studies, 2003

Bethlehem Moravian College- Malvern, St. Elizabeth, Jamaica

Diploma in Teacher Educcation; Business Studies 2007

Moneague College -Ocho Rios St. Ann, Jamaica

HEART/NTA Certificate of Competence: Training and Development (Plan & Promote Training Programmes & Deliver Training Sessions) – Port Maria, St. Mary, Jamaica

Microsoft Certified Educator

Certificate- Teaching with technology

Certificate-Technology Integration in Secondary School Curriculum

Mico University- Kingston, Jamaica

Certificate: Computer Repairs & Networking- Comptac Computer Studies- Ocho Rios St. Ann, Jamaica


2003 Certificate

Outstanding Performance in Management of Business (for academic year 2000/2001)

Outstanding Performance in Information Technology (for academic year 2001/2002)

Outstanding Performance in Business Law (for academic year 2002/2003)

Bethlehem Moravian College, Malvern, St. Elizabeth, Jamaica

Personal Information

Place of birth: Mandeville, Manchester, Jamaica

Date of Birth: 4th of April, 1979

Current Resident in Ocho Rios, St. Ann, Jamaica

Sex: female


Member of The Jamaica Teachers’ Association (JTA)

Red Cross Society

Jamaica Association of Computer Science and Information Technology Teachers (JACSITT) executive member

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