I tailor my teaching to the specific child. I believe that learning should be fun, and shouldn't be a cause of stress to a child. My goal is to help, and foster the natural curiosity in children.
I am a student at Nipissing University, enrolled in the Concurrent Education Program with an Honours Specialization in English Literature.
Summer Staff Director February 2017 - October 2017
As the Summer Staff Director my principal responsibility was to serve as the main site Camp Director for the summer, I lead the summer staff and directing team prior to, and throughout the camping season. I had six main areas of responsibility in addition to as needed tasks throughout the camping season: general camp program and operations, hiring and training of summer staff, communications, marketing and advertising, camper registration, reporting to the camp board of directors of camp status, and fostering healthy relationships between the camp board, parents, campers and staff members. In addition to these areas of responsibility I served as a mentor and support to the staff members, various administrative tasks and other duties as required for the smooth running of the summer program.
Summer Camp Staff Member - various rolls Summers 2012 - 2016
As a counsellor, I perform a wide variety of tasks including supervising the children in my cabin and helping them understand concepts and assisting them with activities. I act as a role model for campers and encourage respect for others and their environments. As a Senior Staff member, I am a supervisor for both Staff and Campers. I work with the Senior Staff team to train the Permanent Staff and performing evaluations of staff. As Senior Staff Crafts I plan crafts and assist campers with the material. As Senior Staff Head Counsellor, I train the counsellers and volunteers. I am also responsible for running our Counsellor in Training Program. As the Administrative Director I was responsible for the administrative tasks at camp and before the start of camp. I planned the curriculum and assisted my co-directors with planning theme and summer programs, assist in the hiring process and create systems for the smooth running and organization of camp.
Student Research Assistant/Fundraising Assistant January 2016 - May 2017
As a research assistant, I worked with the database and hard copies of files to update invite lists, updated files and database records using social media, company websites, and old files to name a few methods. I assisted in planning an event and was responsible for recording obituaries of Alumni and sending out thank you letters for scholarship, award and bursary donors, as well as any extra tasks requested of me.
Supply Teacher and Classroom Tutor - Renfrew County District School Board April 2015 - June 2015
As a classroom tutor, I worked with students in two grade 3/4 split classes who had individual education plans or needed extra help with their reading, writing and maths. I accompanied the class on a field trip to assist with supervision and ensuring the safety of the students. I worked one on one with a number of students, as well as working with small groups of students. While employed by the school board, I was also a supply Educational Assistant for the vocational classes, and a supply teacher for a grade 7/8 split class.
Kid's Church Assistant and Leader - St. Luke's Anglican Church 2009 -2014
As a kid's church assistant, I was responsible for preparing with the lead on that week's lesson and assisting the children with the lessons and activities for that week. After a year of being an assistant I was given a class of my own. This involved preparing lessons, crafts, activities and music on a weekly basis for grades 2-4, supervising the children while their parents were in church and making sure the assistant in the class knew what was happening.
Fellowes High School Diploma 2013
I attended Fellowes High School from 2009 to 2014. I graduated in 2013 and took a fifth year to take extra courses. While at Fellowes I was an ambassadorial aid for guests, participated in the 2012 Challenge day, provided hair and makeup for the lead in the 2010 school musical, was a Link Crew leader in the 2012/2013 school year as well as being a Peer Helper in various classes.
Nipissing University 2014/2015 - Present
I am my fourth year of the Concurrent Education Program with a Specialization in English Studies and was awarded the Schulich Scholarship. Though my university program, I successfully complete a teaching placement every year receiving top marks.
" Successfully completed Worker Health and Safety Awareness in 4 Steps (2014)
" Successfully completed Supervisor Health and Safety Awareness in 5 Steps (2014)
" Successfully completed Standard First Aid level C with CPR and AED (2015)
" Successfully completed Mental Health First Aid (2016)
" Computer Literate
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