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Instructional Design

Location:
Toronto, ON, Canada
Posted:
October 18, 2019

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JUAN MIGUEL YUPANGCO

Home: 416-***-****

Mobile: +84-126-***-**** Email: adamai@r.postjobfree.com

CAREER PROFILE

Seeking an Instructional Designer position in a reputable establishment where I will be a valuable asset to the employer and utilize my lesson planning and curriculum development skills, experiences, and abilities to achieve optimal learning outcomes.

Result oriented academic instructor with a comprehension of curriculum development practices and the ability to utilize knowledge of instructional planning and education technology to design learning materials that align with the needs of learners. Strong analytical skills and experience in evaluating learning materials and curriculum to identify areas for improvement and implementing strategic changes to meet established educational objectives and learners’ needs. Resourceful and excel in leveraging relevant examples and storytelling to create engaging instructional plans that maximize learners’ participation in the educational process.

CORE COMPETENCIES

• Familiar with adult learning methodologies and the ability to always stay aware of emerging and existing best practices, technology, and tools in instructional design.

• Sound background in serving as a resource person on instructional planning and curriculum development and the ability to train and equip others on instructional planning and delivery.

• Experience with eLearning applications and tools and the proven ability to collaborate with educators, subject matter experts, and decision makers on the planning and design of learning materials to meet the needs of learners.

• Proactive and the ability to identify, recommend and implement appropriate learning solutions to achieve learning objectives.

• Tech-savvy with a comprehension of LMS, CMS, and cloud-based technologies.

• Proactive and the ability to identify, recommend and implement appropriate learning solutions to achieve learning objectives.

• Detail-oriented with great communication, technical, strategic planning, interpersonal, analytical, and time management skills.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Curriculum Specialist Primary School Teacher 2011 – August 2019

Vietnam Australia International School Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

• Establish and maintain positive relationships and communication with both teachers and student body to identify and understand their varying needs.

• Conceptualize, plan and design the school’s curriculum to meet the needs of the student population and to assist teachers with understanding and delivering the curriculum.

• Plan, research and create instructional plans in line with curriculum guidelines to achieve defined educational goals.

• Lead and support efforts on the assessment of the current curriculum to identify gaps and determine progress towards intended objectives and requirements.

• Modify and update the instructional plans and curriculum to reflect the most current information and meet the school’s strategic teaching-learning objectives.

• Utilize various instructional aids for teachers to enable students to develop a clear understanding of certain concepts.

• Review and update the teacher manual with quality content to enhance the productivity level of new teachers.

Curriculum Specialist Elementary Public After-School Teacher, 2009 - 2011

Pathaways - Volunteer Program, Toronto, Canada

• Assisted in maintaining a content research database for the subsequent development, review, and redesign of the curriculum.

• Planned and delivered instructions using teaching techniques suitable for the students’ learning.

• Introduced engaging activities to help students to focus on instruction and achieve teaching-learning expectations.

• Defined assessment tools in the curriculum to measure the knowledge of learners at the end of the teaching-learning process.

• Collaborated with people at all levels on the development, implementation, analysis, and revision of the curricula.

• Created a conducive learning environment and maximized in-class time with thought-provoking discussions to drive knowledge transfer.

• Adopted recommended practices of instructional planning and delivery to enhance the teaching-learning process.

IT support and eBusiness Coordinator

Transamerica, Toronto Ontario, Canada July 2009 – 2011

• Provide IT support through email and phone concerning our web site

• Offered technical support concerning our financial software for financial advisors

• Perform server maintenance in terms of hardware and software

• Advised and suggested to upper management the most cost effective technologies

• Performed QA on financial software before released to the public

• Manage the company wide web site for advisors under a Microsoft Sharepoint platform.

• Perform quality assurance on new web platforms or updates released to the public

• Develop reports for upper management of correlations and analytics based on statistics of investments per financial institution and their clients.

IT Support and Client Services

IBM, Montreal, Quebec September 2005 – September 2007

• Quickly gained knowledge of the firm’s application software and provided user support.

• Trained new agents to our team on our internal software and procedure in terms of any emergency.

• Provided support for Blackberry, all Windows platform, and AS 400

• Performed correlations and analytics based on customer feedback, technology stats, and demographics of our market.

• Provided hardware and software support for applications.

• Planned and set up local area networks’ connectivity to the office by setting up new servers and workstations.

• Managed network connectivity between servers within office and overseas.

• Installed operating systems and applications.

ADDITIONAL WORK INFORMATION

ESL TEACHER, (part-time) 2011 - 2012

VUS – Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

French Private Tutor, 2009 - 2011

Toronto, Canada

EDUCATION AND PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

California Coast University Santa Ana, CA, USA

Master of Education: Curriculum & Instruction

Concordia University Montreal, QC, Canada

Bachelor of Computer Science

State of New Hampshire Elementary Teacher (K-6) License

IB PYP - An introduction to the PYP curriculum model

Cambridge Curriculum - Teaching methodologies for English and Science;

Cambridge Curriculum - Designing curriculum workshop: British curriculum standards

ESL TEACHING CERTIFICATE

LANGUAGES

English- mother tongue

French – spoken fluently

REFERENCES

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