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Dhahran, Eastern Province, Saudi Arabia
Posted:
January 03, 2017

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CURRICULUM VITAE OF

RENISHA DWARKA

BRIEF CAREER OVERVIEW

I am a 40 year old South African female currently employed at Wembley Primary School, with the KwaZulu-Natal Department of Education. I have being employed for the past 13 years at the above institution. The experience and knowledge gained in the foundation phase has been invaluable. I have taught grade 1 for the past 7 years. During this period I was able to implement my theoretical knowledge and develop new strategies to improve my teaching capabilities and cater for varying needs and abilities of my pupils. I have gained experience teaching both grade 2 and 3 over the years as well as senior phase.

I have also been involved in extra mural activities ie. Co – ordinating Mini Debs Ball, Spelling Whizz, Speech contest, Mathemagica and sporting activities. I have excellent organisational skills and have been selected as co-ordinator in the above events on many occasions.

I have excellent interpersonal and communication skills. I am a fun loving individual and can easily adapt to change. I am computer literate. I am fluent in English and Afrikaans. I am also able to communicate in Hindi and isiZulu. My zest for life, self-motivation and determination to succeed at any task I attempt, would be an asset to your institution. I have a thirst for knowledge and an aptitude to learn quickly. I believe we are all work in progress.

POSITION APPLIED FOR: EDUCATOR

RELEVANT EXPERIENCE:

PERSONAL DATA

SURNAME : DWARKA

FIRST NAMES : RENISHA

HOME AND POSTAL ADDRESS : Apartment 1805

Dhahran Towers

P.O.Box 658

Al Khobar

31952

KSA

TELEPHONE NUMBER : +966 13 8077777 ext. 1805

CELL PHONE : +966 507219470

E-MAIL : acx3uz@r.postjobfree.com

IDENTITY NUMBER : 760624 02030 080

DATE OF BIRTH : 24 JUNE 1976

SEX : Female

MARITAL STATUS : Married

NATIONALITY : South African

EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS

LAST SCHOOL ATTENDED : WESTHAM SECONDARY SCHOOL

HIGHEST STANDARD PASSED : MATRIC [GRADE 12]

TERTIARY EDUCATION

NAME OF INSTITUTION : UNIVERSITY OF DURBAN WESTVILLE (Currently -

UKZN)

DEGREE : BACCALEURUR ARTIUM ( 1994 – 1997)

HIGER DIPLOMA IN EDUCATION ( PGCE - 1998)

BACCALEURUS OF ARTIUM – HONORIS

(PSYCHOLOGY) (1999)

MASTERS IN INDUSTRIAL PSYCHOLOGY

(CURRENTLY – COMPLETED M1 ( 2000 - 2001) )

SUBJECTS PASSED: English 1, 2, and 3

History 1, 2, 3

Psychology 1, 2, 3

Geography 1

Sociology 1

Higher Diploma Education Subjects : Natural science

History

Geography

Remedial Education and School Guidance

EMPLOYMENT HISTORY

NAME OF COMPANY : WEMBLEY PRIMARY SCHOOL

DATE OF EMPLOYMENT : 2001 - 2003 ( Taught as a UTE - Unprotected

Temporary Educator, until I became Permanent in

2003.

: 2003 – 2016

POSITION : EDUCATOR (LEVEL 1)

ORGANISATIONAL ABILITIES AND EXPERIENCE

I have excellent organisational skills and was selected as convenor on numerous occasions during my teaching career.

a)Spelling Whizz

I have co –ordinated the Spelling Whizz competition for 4 years. I have raised funds by obtaining sponsorships for the event. I have co-ordinated the event with +/- 40 schools participating. 120 learners participate in this annual Spelling Competition. Together with my team, we have organised meals, certificates and gift bags for all participants.

b) Sports Mistress

In my capacity as Sports mistress - My duties entailed liaising with sports bodies, organising various codes of sports, keeping records of sports events and sporting equipment.

c) Mini Debutantes Ball

I have co – ordinated Mini Debutantes Ball. This is a major fund raising event at school. This event required months of planning, preparing, and liaising with various stakeholders.

d) Staff Meetings Secretary

I have been the staff meetings secretary for the past 10 years. I have recorded minutes of meetings, liaised with management, typed and circulated the minutes.

e) Stock Record Keeper

I have been entrusted with the task of keeping track of Art stock and Readers in Grade 1.

My other duties were :

1.Mentoring junior educators as well as student educatiors.

2.Conducting workshops to develop educators and reporting about workshops attended.

3.Cascading information to staff after attending various meetings pertaining to pupil social well being, health issues, Arts and Craft,

4.Distribution of learners according to merit to next grade.

5.Charity work – distribution of meals and grocery hampers for the poor and needy at school.

6.Dance and Drama – assisted in training pupils for participating in concerts and cultural events.

REFERENCES

1.Mr. R. Naidu ( Principal of Wembley Primary)

Tel : +27 31 505 1136

2.Mrs. S. Ramkelawan ( Head of Department – Foundation Phase)

Tel : +27 31 505 1136 / Cell : +27 83 293 9535

3.Mrs. P. Appalsamy ( Head of Department- Senior Phase)

Tel : +27 31 505 1136 / Cell : +27 83 385 0208

4.Mrs M. Pandarum ( Level 1 Educator )

Tel : +27 31 500 9096 / cell : +27 73 462 1514



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