Lot *** Whitewing Circle
The Aviary, Old Harbour P.O.
Summary of Skills
Experienced classroom teacher with a strong foundation of discipline.
Excellent interpersonal dynamics resulting in productive relationships.
Well-developed written and verbal communication skills.
Exemplary leadership qualities which have allowed the management of a diverse team.
Creative and resourceful thinker.
Outstanding work ethic and high standards of achievement.
Education and Qualifications
National Vocational Qualification of Jamaica (NVQ-J) Certificate in Data Operations, Level 1 (2009)
University of the West Indies, Mona (2002-2005)
Bachelor of Arts in Language, Communication and Society (Honours)
Church Teachers College (1996-1999)
Teaching Diploma in Double Option English
Old Harbour High School (1999- present)
Old Harbour High Evening Institute (2011-2012; 2016-2018)
Portmore Community College, Old Harbour Division (January 2009-April 2009)
Professional Development: Seminars Attended
Behavioural Issues: their impact on Teaching and Learning (January 2018)
Catering to Slow Learners and Students with Behavioural Challenges (January 2018)
Roles and Responsibilities of the Teacher; Governance and Professionalism
Improving Gender Education (April 2015).
Writing and presenting objectives for Lessons/ Evaluating Lessons (January 2015).
The Transformational Leader (May 2014).
Teach. Learn. Lead. (April 2014).
Increasing Team Effectiveness (September 2013).
Classroom Testing and Measurement (January 2007).
Professionalism in a Learning Environment (September 2006).
Teacher of English Language, English Literature and Communication Studies
Acting Head of Department of English (May-July (2011); September-April (2012-2013)
Grade 10 Supervisor (January 2014 to present)
Conducted seminar on record keeping during new teachers' orientation
Served on interview panel for job openings
Assistant Examiner for Caribbean Advanced Proficiency Examination (CAPE): Communication Studies
Served on the following committees: Awards; School Improvement Plan (SIP); Students Handbook; Timetable; Graduation Appeals, Sixth form and Prefect selection panels
Achievements as Acting Head of Department (8 months)
Initiated Breast Cancer Awareness Poetry and Essay Competition.
Implemented Top Performers Incentive Programme
Top Performers and Principal luncheon-first in the history of the school.
Introduced Read across Jamaica Day’ activity.
Book Drive Initiative; books are now resources in the school s library.
Successful in acquiring sponsorship from the business community for a number of planned events such as "Most Eloquent speaker in Mr. and Ms. Old Harbour High Competition, Teachers' Day, Top Performers Awards Function
Achievements as Grade 10 Supervisor
oTop Performers and Student of the Semester Awards Program including best attendance
oInitiated Resource Persons Programme.
oIntroduction of Grade 10 Form Teachers’ Report
oChild s Day Treat
Nominated for Teacher of the Year (Region 6-2013)
Teacher of the Semester: January-June 2013; January-December 2018
Received most Grade 1s for external English exam (2015) and Communication Studies (2015; 2016)
96% pass in English external examination 2019
Certificates/Plaques received in recognition of:
oOutstanding attendance and punctuality (September December 2018)
o Contribution to the success and development of the Department of English
o Supervision of students
oDedication, devotion and hard work in meeting SBA deadlines.
o100% pass in Communication Studies 2018
oPunctual and consistent lesson plan submissions