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Safety Officer Teacher

Centurion, Gauteng, South Africa
May 22, 2020

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haroon seedat

WHATSAPP +974-********

MOBILE PHONE NO: +27-64-953-**** haroon_seedat

BACKGROUND Born in August 1959, Johannesburg, Republic of South Africa Married with no dependents


B.Ed., B.A., University Higher Diploma in Education, 18 years of experience in: TESOL teaching, management, coaching, mentoring, course and assessment development and review, CEFR specialist, teacher trainer, project manager and risk assessor, General and Business English teacher, ESP/Technical Course teacher/trainer, 20 years of school teaching experience in primary and high school, taught and currently teaching English at a College in South Africa. EXPERIENCE


Senior Educator, Grades 9/10/11/12

Al Ghazali College – Pretoria, South Africa

Private Institution

• teaching English to grades 9/10/11 learners

• teaching English to Grade 12 learners in preparation for the National Certificate Examination

Senior Instructor, Learning and Development

Qatar Petroleum – Doha, Qatar

(Oil and Gas Industry)

• taught General English, Business English, Technical English

(Instrumentation/Mechanical/Electrical/Process), IELTS and ESP Courses to learners in the Industrial cities and Offshore.

• served as Acting Head of English and delegate in the absence of HoD

• developed and reviewed in-house course materials

• developed and reviewed Employee Development Plans in line with policies, including mentoring and coaching

• developed and implemented coaching framework

• established measurable Key Performance Indicators and tools for ongoing programs reviews

• executed quarterly appraisals and reports with recommendations on projects

• liaised with all stakeholders on key educational projects

• designed, facilitated and oversaw customized programs including delivery and assessment

• reevaluated programs on behalf of stakeholders for employees as part of on-job training

• identified gaps in procedures and processes for Quality Assurance as per Corporation Standards

• monitored Workflow Matrix to facilitate work in the department Oct 2019 -


Dec 2001 –

Aug 2019


• prepared budget for the Learning and Development Department

• designed, implemented Customer Satisfaction Surveys including assessment and reporting to the Head

• used Feedback from Staff Satisfaction Surveys to motivate staff or remediate if necessary

• upheld all the Corporate Core Values and ethics in all aspects of day to day job duties


Head of Department – English and Humanities

Liverpool Secondary School – Benoni, Gauteng, Republic of South Africa

(Government High School)

• taught learners aged 13-18 years (Grades 8-12)

• taught History to grade 12 learners in preparation for both the Senior Certificate Examinations in South Africa and IGCSE (for learners pursuing studies in neighboring states or overseas.

• taught English to grade 12 learners in preparation for both the Senior Certificate Examinations in South Africa and IGCSE (for learners pursuing studies in neighboring states or overseas).

• taught life orientation to grade 12 learners

• taught literature to all grades (Novel, Drama, Genre, Poetry, Prose- both classical and contemporary – can elaborate in an interview)

• produced and directed Shakespearean plays, JB Priestly, Peter Shaffer and local modern African drama and novels(adapted) for the school concerts and pupil entertainment days

• taught advanced essay and composition writing skills - narrative, argumentative, persuasive, descriptive, discursive, fictional, autobiographies, transactional writing (formal and informal)and free writing to all grades.

• arranged and organized book festivals to encourage reading by inviting prominent local authors to visit the school as guest speakers.

• arranged and prepared pupils for inter-school speech concerts

• organized inter-school debates

• encourage pupils to compose poetry for recital at school assemblies and concerts

• encouraged and prepared learners to prepare for National Essay Writing Competitions advertised in local newspapers

• prepared learners for inter-school Spelling Bees

• involved personally in after hour tutoring at school

• arranged English remedial programs for pupils who required extra support to achieve higher grades

• addressed the school assembly every morning

• coordinator and head of Learner Prefect Body

• conducted teacher observations and feedback sessions

• member of Examination Committee at the school

• conducted regular Teacher Training Workshops to improve teaching styles and methodology.

• organized and led workshops to promote innovative teaching techniques across the 4 skills

• appointed Examiner in Chief for the Matriculation Examinations for English Literature in South Africa

January 1997 -

November 2001

• moderated on a panel for the National Matriculation Exam for all the English and History Papers in South Africa.




Senior Educator – English and Humanities

Marlboro Gardens Secondary School –Sandton, Gauteng, Republic of South Africa (Government Combined Primary and High School)

• taught learners aged 10-18 years (Grades 5 -12)

• Text book and Stationery budget and inventory keeping

• member of the School Council

• assisted Deputy Principal with Administrative duties

• coordinator and head of Learner Prefect Body

• supervised extra-curricular activities and projects: School Tuck Shop Supervisor, field trips, excursions

• Indemnity, Insurance and Safety Officer

Educator – English, Humanities and Life Orientation Liverpool Secondary School – Benoni, Gauteng, Republic of South Africa

(Government School)

• taught learners aged 13-18 years (Grades 8 -12)

• Head of English and History Society

Educator – English and Humanities

Johannesburg Secondary School – Johannesburg, Gauteng, Republic of South Africa (Government Junior and Senior School) Taught learners aged 10-15years (Grades 5 -10)

Bachelor of Education

University of Johannesburg, South Africa (1995- 1996) Research and Methodology

Psychology of Education

Didactics and Curriculum Studies

Philosophy of Education

Adult and Tertiary Education

2 years f



January 1991 -

December 1996

January 1985 -

December 1990

January 1982 -

December 1984

2 years full time

Completed in 1996

University Higher Diploma in Education

University of Kwazulu Natal, South Africa (1981)

Special teaching methods in English, History and Arabic 1 year full time.

Completed in 1981

Bachelor of Arts

University of Kwazulu Natal, South Africa (1978- 1980) English




Islamic Studies


3 years full time.

Completed in 1980.

Senior Certificate

William Hills High School, South Africa( 1972- 1977) 5 years and

graduated from

High School in 1977



South African Council of Educators (31 /03/1999)

IT SKILLS MS Office including advanced Excel, PowerPoint, and Access SAP Systems

Success Factors

IBM Lotus Notes

Google Drive

LANGUAGES English - native level speaker

Afrikaans - native level speaker



extrovert, observant, assertive, strong sense of duty, loyal and dedicated, sensitive and warm, cooperative, patient, efficient, diligent, respect authority, strong team work and mentoring skills, adaptive, flexible, well-organised and principled, supports and strengthens colleagues My current Head:

Suliman Khan

Head Master

Private School

421 Van Leenhof Street, Erasmia, Pretoria,0023

T: +27-12-370-**** / (012-***-**** E-mail: Maryam Mahana Saad Al-Romaihi

Head Of English Learning, Learning & Development

P.O. Box 3212 Doha, Qatar T: +974-******** E-mail: Abuobaida Musaad Mohd Saeed

Career Councellor, Learning & Development

P.O. Box 3212 Doha, Qatar T: +974-******** E-mail: Michael David Jackson (EX QP, 2002-2018)

Testing Supervisor, Learning & Development

P.O. Box 3212 Doha, Qatar T: +447********* E-mail:

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