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Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
February 23, 2020

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Aseef Ballim

**** ** ***** ** *****, Ishbiliyah, Riyadh

Phone: +966-**-***-****

Personal Details:

ID number: 901-***-**** 08 8

Date of Birth: 30 December 1990

Nationality: South African citizen

Marital Status: Married

Home Language: English


- To be the best that I can be, at everything I do.

- To live a life with no regrets.

- To strive in the field of excellence.

Educational Background:

Secondary education:

School: Zakariyya Muslim School

Year of completion: 2008

Subjects Passed(Matric):

Mathematics (HG)

English (HG)

Afrikaans (HG)

Life Orientation (HG)

Physics (HG)

Biology (HG)

Information Technology (HG)

Tertiary education:

BA Sport Science at the University of Kwa-Zulu Natal, Westville Campus. Subjects passed (1



1st semester: 2nd semester:

Basic Human Physiology Physiological Changes in Exercise & Training History & Adapted Physical Education Elements of Human Anatomy Practical Component End User Computing

Basic IsiZulu Language Studies A Kinesiology & Health Education Practical Component

Subjects passed (2



1st semester: 2nd semester:

Management 110 Management 120

Introduction to Psychology A Introduction to Psychology B Principles of Coaching & Conditioning Sport Organisation and Legal Aspects Biomechanical Principles of Sport Science Exercise Biochemistry Practical Component level 2 Practical Component 2B Subjects passed (3



1st semester: 2nd semester:

Evaluation, Statistics and Sport Evaluation Applied Research Methods for Health Sciences Sport Psychology Recreation

Applied Exercise Physiology 3 Rehabilitation Science Practical Component Level 3 Practical Component Level 3 Bachelor’s degree in Sport Science with a Level 1 First Aid Certificate completed.

CELTA completed with a PASS B at the Durban Language Centre on the 08/10/2015.

- Certificate attached at end

Relevant Experience:

Work experience:

Personal trainer at 'The Gym” in Stanger (2010 -2013): Duties:

- Assisting clients with their specific goals that they would like to get through their training.

- Creating eating and training plans, along with tracking client progress.

Fitness Instructor at Virgin Active Kingspark (2009-2011): Duties:

- Assisting gym clients with their work-outs and keeping the gym in good working order.

Voluntary Educator at Ashram Primary School in Stanger (8 April 2013 – 31 May 2013): Duties:

- Substitute teacher for grades 1-5 (reference letter upon request)

Physical Education Educator at Al-Falaah College in Durban (14 Jan 2014 – 31 December 2014): Duties:

- Co-ordinator of the Physical Education component and sporting plan from grades 4-12.

- Head coach and co-ordinator of the soccer, and volleyball programmes.

- Liaison with outside coaches and teams for external sport development.

Sport Co-ordinater and English Educator at Siraat-ul-haq Islamic School in Estcourt. (01 Jan 2015 – 01 April 2015):


- Started-up the Sport Department, due to the school not having one prior to my arrival.

- Co-ordination of the Physical Education component from grades 4 - 12.

- Coaching all age divisions in soccer, cricket, volleyball, mixed martial arts, and archery.

- Creating and implementing the Sport and P.E plan for the school.

- Liaising with outside schools and clubs to play sport competitively.

- English as a home language teacher to grades 4 and 5.

ESL Educator at ILA Vietnam HCMC 1. (01st Dec 2015 – 29 June 2016): Duties:

- Planning and executing ESL lessons.

- Creating resources to aid in the learning process of students.

- Tracking student progress.

English Language Educator at Al-Rowad International School in Riyadh. (01 Sep 2016 – still employed) Duties:

- Planning and executing English lessons for second language speakers, using a first language textbooks and curriculum.

- Creating resources to aid in the student learning process (focussing on student-centred learning)

- Tracking student progress.

- Giving and marking student homework, with feedback to the student parents. Acquired Skills:

Knowledge of the human body's anatomical and physiological functions

Ability to research, analyse, and report data scientifically

Presentation and oral communication

Understanding the roll of the mind in performance

The ability to work individually as well as part of a team

In-depth knowledge of the English language and the way it works

The ability to effectively develop second language English learners

Time management and planning

Effective problem-solving


Computer Skills:

Spreadsheets, databases, java programming, internet, e-mail and networking. Interests:

Sport (mainly soccer, cricket, squash, volleyball and archery)





Captain of the school soccer team open division

Played in the school cricket team open division

Ran a 100m sprint In 11 seconds in 2008

Play soccer in 3 different leagues, comprising of indoor, out door and astro turf

Play league action cricket and 30 over league as well

Placed 1st in the North Coast AMS (Association of Muslim Schools) athletics for 100m, 200m, 600m, and relay.

Placed 2nd in AMS national speech contest.

Coached the U17 and U13 teams to victory at the AMS Volleyball tournament, with both teams never hitting a volleyball prior to coaching.

Coached the Athletics team to victory.

Coached the U13 soccer team to a 2nd place position at the AMS soccer tournament. About me:

I am a very enthusiastic person, who has great leadership qualities and is very punctual.

I have set goals, which I intend to achieve, no matter how great a sacrifice is needed.

I am trustworthy, responsible, and I exceed all expectations.

I am a great “people's person” and have good communication skills. References:

Ashram Primary School, Stanger: +273*-***-****

Mr. Z Muhammad – Principal of Al-Falaah: +278*-***-****

Carla Wood – Director at Durban Language Centre: +273*-***-****

Kasey – O’brien – Senior Academic Mangager at ILA Vietnam: +841*-***-*****

Mr. Shakeeb Sa’ad – English HOD at Ar-Rowad International School: +966-**-***-****

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