Curriculum Vitae

EDUCATION


Brock University, St. Catharines ON                            |       September 2015-April 2017

  • Bachelor of Education (Junior/Intermediate) projected 2017

Oxford Seminars, Toronto ON                                         |      March 2014

  • TEFL Certification (100hrs)

McMaster University, Hamilton ON                              |      September 2008-April 2012

  • Honours Bachelor of Science Kinesiology

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT / WORKSHOPS


ETFO: Challenging and Championing LGBTQ (PD)                         |       January 2017

BF: Promoting Well-Being: Developing Positive Conditions for Learning | October 2016

BF: Supporting Students with Special Education Needs                 |       October 2016

Media Literacy and Information (PD)                                               |       September 2016

FNMI: Woodland Culture Centre and Residential School (PD)       |      April 2016

OECTA: Professional Boundaries Workshop                                      |      October 2015

EXPERIENCE


ESL Teacher                                                     |     June 2016-August 2016

English School of Canada, Toronto, ON

  • Planned and taught 20hrs of English per week to high-level ESL students from over 15 countries
  • Facilitated engaging 3-part lesson plans that integrated grammar and communication while emphasizing collaboration with others, 21st century learning and exploration of cultures.

Native English Teacher                                  |      September 2014-August 2015

EPIK (English Program in Korea)/Korean Ministry of Education, Ulsan, South Korea

  • Planned and lead 22hrs+ of English class per week in two rural South Korean schools
  • Completed Ulsan Ministry of Education professional development training (2014)

Sports 4 You Program Co-ordinator           |       December 2011-April 2013

True Sport Canada/Burlington Community Foundation, Hamilton ON

  • Developed and lead sessions for inexperienced athletes (ages 10-12) from low income families
  • Managed a $15,000 grant from True Sport Canada and Burlington Community Foundation
  • Collaborated with members of Aldershot Community and Burlington Community Foundation

 Supervisor/Manager                                        |       June 2012-September 2012

Kids Inc Summer Day Camp, Norval ON

  • Supervised staff in specific areas of the work site to ensure quality programming and camper safety
  • Lead and developed program plans for special events and theme days
  • Continuously collaborated with team members in the management of staff and campers

 Sports Camp Staff Training                             |         June 2012

 YMCA Hamilton/Burlington/Brantford, Hamilton ON

  • Effectively planned and executed a sports day camp training program for 20 staff of the YMCA
  • Educated staff on essential principles of coaching youth in sport and sport development
  • Successfully created comfortable environment for inspiring creativity and idea sharing

 YMCA Kids Club Facilitator                                 |        September 2011-April 2012

 YMCA Hamilton/Burlington/Brantford, Hamilton ON

  • Planning and facilitation of physical activity and social skill games for children ages 6-11
  • Encourage healthy active living and youth development in an at-risk population

OTHER EXPERIENCE


Customer Service Representative                      |         March 2013-August 2014

TD Canada Trust, Branch 217, Oakville ON

  • Completed financial transactions such as deposits, withdrawals, bill payments and/or other account transactions for customers in an accurate and efficient manner
  • Contributed to the achievement of branch business objectives by meeting or exceeding individual sales & referral goals (consistently paced over 100% and top 3 in whole branch)

Member Services Team Member                         |        November 2012-March 2013

Lifetime Athletic, Mississauga ON

  • Responsible for opening the fitness club from Monday to Friday
  • Greeted and serviced members in a friendly, professional manner and respond to member needs
  • Assisted in processing member paperwork, including membership changes and electronic funds transfers.

 Welcome Week Co-ordinator                               |         April 2011-April 2012

McMaster Kinesiology Society, Hamilton ON            

  • Assembled a team of 90+ student representatives while managing a $6,000 budget
  • Planned week’s worth of activities for over 200 first year students in the Kinesiology faculty
  • Built a team atmosphere and facilitated networking amongst first year students

Running and Reading Coach                                   |       Sept 2010-Sept 2013

Kidsfest Canada, Hamilton ON                                   

  • Direct children grades 1-6 in structured physical activities such as circuit training and relay races
  • Prepare participants for a 5km race at the end of the school year
  • Improve children’s literacy skills through personalized reading sessions

 

 

 

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