ASSISTANT – TEACHER/SPECIAL NEED
FLORENCE OGOCHUKWU UTAKA
Equestrian Compound villa 24 Muaither
Home: 44634090/ Cell: 66644198. Email: fonodu@gmail summary
I am an experienced Teacher\ teacher assistant who has worked in a special needs school for over 5 years.
Able to develop effective working relationships with staff and students. Can support the class teacher and individual students, following lesson and learning plans and also risk assessments.
Has a good grasp of various national curriculums and how this relates to special need students.
Empathetic and sensitive to students’ needs and emotions. Has a special insight into conditions such as dyslexia, autism and Asperger’s syndrome, as well as other learning disabilities and physical disabilities. Works to promote student independence. Supports students with activities between lessons, including personal care and mealtimes. Can work 1:1 with challenging students. Has been trained in techniques to safely manage challenging behavior and has undertaken extensive workplace health and safety training. I’m passionate about promoting each individual student’s independence and development. Key skills
Understands the learning per Communicating with Professionals, Mathematical, Organization, Time Keeping, Motivation to Succeed in All Areas, Self-analysis and Reflection on My Practice, Creativity, Flexibility, Enthusiastic, Ability To Cope Under Pressure, Working In A Team, Adaptability, Leadership, Problem Solving, And Decision Making of mental and physical special needs and learning disabilities.
Can employ a range of learning support techniques to suit individuals
Excellent verbal, written and instructional communication skills. Child Development Center (Rumeilah Hospital) Doha 2019
Organized and engaged in recreational activities such as games and puzzles.
Encouraged good behaviors using the positive reinforcement method.
Established a safe play environment for the children.
Worked collaboratively in team environment.
Nursery teacher – baby garden nursery Doha Qatar 2017-19
Collated activity resources and materials
Communicated children’s growth and development to parents and guardians on a regular basis
Identified child development and behavior problems and suggested solutions and remedies.
Maintained and updated child records and assessments.
Attended all required meetings workshops and seminars. Teaching Assistant- the Special school trans-Ekulu Enugu Nigeria 2014-2016
Supporting individual special needs students and the class teacher in a mainstream school.
Providing instruction to students with disabilities in the regular education classroom.
Develop curriculum and lesson plans/ and monitor activity in the students’ IEP plan and regularly communicate result to teacher.
Assisted students with arrival and dismissal each school day. Leaders international preschool Doha, Qatar 2012-2014
Worked with children in groups and individually, depending on the needs of children and subject matter.
Plan and implement a curriculum that targets different areas of the child.
Organize activity to encourage children's learning about knowledge understanding the world (KUW), explore interests, and develop talents.
Develop schedules and routines to ensure children have enough physical.
Watch for signs of emotional or developmental problems in children and bring.
Keep records of the students’ progress, routines, interests, and keep parents.
Creation the of the lesson plan, assess development, record observations, and caring for infants ages 6 months to 1 yr. old.
Bachelor degree in Education foundation
Enugu state university of science and technology Enugu Nigeria ST. Theresa’s secondary school Abor, Enugu Nigeria. International Diploma –Special need education level 4 Diploma- Early year foundation stage (EYFS) 2017
Marital status: married
Visa status: family visa