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Teacher Special Education

Location:
Rawdat Al Khail, Qatar
Salary:
Per school policy
Posted:
December 04, 2019

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SUMMARY

A sincere and disciplined, diligent, cooperative and energetic lady holding a graduate qualification in Bachelor of Education in English Language from the Valley View University, Ghana and International Diploma in Special Needs Education from Icon Training Centre, Doha, Qatar as well as Diploma in Basic Education (Early childhood and Junior High) with immense experience in Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS); a guru in teaching English Language at the primary and Junior High level for seven years with quite intense international experience and currently, a teacher in a reputable school in Qatar seeking employment and to be part of a progressive and ambitious team in a forward-looking institution. I have high expectation of all students and committed to ensuring that my students always get the best in order to enable them achieve their maximum potential. I am able to work with children of all ages regardless of their abilities, weaknesses and background. I am able to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing and an active listener.

OBJECTIVE

To develop successful career through new challenges in a progressive academic institution that offers opportunity to utilize my qualifications, teaching skills, creativity and commitment to work for the development of the institution.

PERSONAL INFORMATION

Date/Place of Birth : 1987, Ada-Ghana

Gender : Female

Residence Location : Villa No. 66, Al Wakra, behind Big Mart, Doha-Qatar

Marital status : Married

Total years of Experience : 7 years

Visa status : NOC is available anytime

PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS

Bachelor of Education

SPECIAL EXPERTISE

Special Education Needs Teacher (with experience in Child Psychology)

EDUCATION

Icon Training Centre, Doha, Qatar 01/2019-05/2019

International Diploma in Special Needs Education

Valley View University, Accra, Ghana 07/2013-06/2016

Bachelor of Education in English Language

Accra College of Education, Accra, Ghana 09/2009-07/2012

Diploma in Basic Education (Qualified Teacher Status with EYFS)

WORK EXPERIENCE

Kindergarten Teacher (Newton International Academy,Barwa City, Doha-Qatar) 08/2017- Present

Developing and maintaining a constructive and ongoing rapport with children and parents

Creating activities that are fun and educational for the children

Collaborating with other teachers to ensure that the school fosters an environment that is inviting and nurturing for every child

Delivering reports on potential concerns about students as to management as needed

Managing day-to-day classroom activities, including structured lessons, free play, toilet breaks, lunch time and rest time for students

Caring for children, e.g. toileting, dressing, undressing, with due respect for Health and Hygiene procedures

Providing a safe and stimulating environment that facilitates learning

Organising and supervising play and work activities (for example reading, music, dancing etc)

Follow best possible practice to meet the needs of every child

Collaborate with rest of Early Years Team and SENCo to ensure high inclusivity for students with special needs

Motivate and stimulate a child's learning abilities, often encouraging learning through experience

Provide pastoral care and support to children and give them with a secure learning environment

Assist with the development of a child's personal, social, language and physical coordination abilities

Develop and produce visual aids and teaching resources

Encourage mathematical and creative development through stories, songs, games, drawing and imaginative play

Help children develop curiosity and knowledge

Work with others, including teaching assistants and nursery nurses as well as volunteer helpers, to plan and coordinate work both indoors and outdoors

Share knowledge gained with other practitioners and build and maintain relationships with parents

Review the progress of children against the core aims and set goals and then modify these goals as appropriate.

Coordinate with the multidisciplinary team providing support to children.

Prepare progress reports

Organize and manage daily routines within the classroom

Create engaging learning activities and use appropriate resources

Act as a role model for Learning Support Assistants

Train and assign tasks to all Learning Assistants under your supervision.

Implement effective support strategies for individual’s behaviors in coordination with the assigned psychologist

Effectively manage group behaviors in coordination with the assigned psychologist

Ensure systems are in place for regular reporting and feedback to parents re progress towards communication target.

Teacher (GEMS American Academy, Al Wakra, Doha-Qatar) 12/2016-07/2017

Inspired confidence and encouraging my students

Took students out for school events such as educational trips

Prepared teaching and learning materials

Documented the academic performance as well as behavioral incidents of my students

Reinforced lessons by reviewing materials with students

Kept records such as tracking attendance and calculating grades

Enforced school and class rules to help teach students proper behavior

Planned and implement effective classroom management practices

Designed and implemented strategies that develop self-responsible and independent learners

Promoted students’ intrinsic motivation by providing meaningful and progressively challenging learning experiences such as questioning, making choices and setting goals

Engaged students in active, hands-on, creative problem-based learning

Provided opportunities for students to access and use current technology, resources and information to solve problems

Provided opportunities for students to apply and practice what is learned

Engaged students in creative thinking and integrated learning experiences

Built students’ ability to work collaboratively with others

Adapted support to students’ differences in development, learning styles, strengths and needs

Varied instructional roles in relation to content and purpose of instruction and students’ needs

Maintained a safe, orderly environment conducive to learning

Complied with requirements for the safety and supervision of students according to the school policy

Teacher (The International School of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia 09/2013-11/2016

11-15 Mixed comprehensive of 1700 on roll providing education to students across varied stages

Was also a form tutor responsible for monitoring students’ academic progress including liaising with parents and other staff to ensure that all students are achieving and making progress

Always vary my teaching methodology to incorporate the different learning styles of students

Always ensure that students are engaged, motivated and enthusiastic to achieve

Very good at using Technology to enhance teaching and learning

Guided children's acquisition of social skills

Coordinated physical educational activities in the school

Encouraged students to work harder by providing them with consistent feedback.

Adhered to interactive teaching methodologies like mind map and matching activities to keep students active and interested throughout the instructional period

Varied questioning skills to get right response at both formative and summative stages of lesson

Promoted and safeguarded the welfare of children

Created good teacher-student rapport to enhance the learning process

Ensured both high and low achieving students are assisted in maximizing their potential

Effectively managed students by arousing and sustaining their interest throughout instructional period

Invigilated internal and external examinations

Prepared students for examinations organized by Edexcel such as IGCSE

Demonstrate the ability to reflect on practice with peers and supervisors

Work with staff members to improve the effectiveness of service delivery

Listen openly and apply suggestions made by the Principal and then perform related duties as assigned

Attend staff and in-service meetings, training, and events as required

Maintain professional knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies

Teacher (St. Mary's Diocesan School for Girls, Pretoria, South Africa) 09/2012-

08/2013

Used lots of infographics (ages 5-9) and interactive teaching methods

Planned and organized lessons according to the topics stated in the syllabus

Helped students to manipulate a lot in imaginative play

Filled attendance, grade and behavioral records on students as set by the school

Exploited lots of green screen technology to aid the classroom learning

Promoted authentic learning using learner-centered methods such as small group discussions as well as brainstorming

Focused on oral responses and handwriting

Grade students’ assignments to monitor progress

Communicate with parents about students’ progress

Work with individual students to challenge them, to improve their abilities, and to work on their weaknesses

Prepare students for standardized tests required by the state

Develop and enforce classroom rules

Supervise students outside of the classroom—for example, at lunchtime or during detention

Establish clear objectives for all lessons, units, and projects, and communicate those objectives to students

Adapt teaching methods and instructional materials to meet students' varying needs and interests

Plan and conduct activities for a balanced program of instruction, demonstration, and work time that provides students with opportunities to observe, question, and investigate

ADMINISTRATIVE DUTIES

Undertake general administrative tasks, such as compiling reports and progress notes based on observations and informal assessments, making telephone calls and ensuring all child information is up to date.

Making weekly notes for each child on Writeupp.

Update each child’s communication book twice per week relating to daily activities

OTHER SKILLS & KEY COMPETENCIES

Proficient in the use of Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint

Exceptional team player with extensive leadership skills

Ability to work under pressure with or without supervision

Ability to work extra-hours if necessary

Ability to supervise extra-curricular activities and work with other staff members

Ability to work with passive and slow learners

Ability to demonstrate emotional support and patience

Indepth knowledge of current trends in the field

Organizational and planning skills

Judgment and decision-making

Able think creatively to solve problems

Conflict management and resolution.

Appreciation of diversity.

Adaptability to new people, procedures, and situations.

Patience, tolerance, and courteous

Ability to handle stress.

Professional Courses Offered

Child Protection for International Schools by Council of British International Schools 12/2018

Fire Safety for International Schools by Council of British International Schools 12/2018

First Aid Essentials for International Schools by Council of British International

Schools 12/2018

Health and Safety Awareness by Council of British International Schools 12/2018

Safer Recruitment for International Schools by Council of British International Schools 12/2018

Introduction to Risk Assessment for International Schools by Council of British International Schools 12/2018

Cyber Security Awareness-Session 1 by GEMS American Academy, Doha-Qatar 06/2017

GEMS American Academy Teachers Workshop, Al Wakra, Doha-Qatar 07/2017

Workshop and Expertise enhancement seminar for staff, GEMS American Academy, Doha-Qatar 07/2017

Languages: English (Advanced Proficiency)

NB: Reference is available on request



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