I believe in working in small groups or 1:1, to better understand each student's genuine needs, strengths and areas of academic need. I will create a personalized study plan to assist you in your areas of need. I will help you improve in reading, writing and all areas of English Language Instruction.
I am a semi-retired Principal and experienced Teacher, with over 25 years National and International Teaching experience. I am looking to assist students in Elementary, Secondary and Post Secondary English Language Courses. I have written course curriculum, trained teachers, edited books and written many papers on Academic Curriculum and Teaching Methodologies. I want to help you today.
Robert J. Ford
B.A., C.Ed., O.C.T., C.P.C.O., TESOL
Markham, ON L6E 0M7 (concealed information) - (concealed information)
DEAN/TEACHER/COURSE CURRICULUM WRITER - eLEARNING SPECIALIST - Ontario International College Willing to relocate to: Ontario, Canada
Dean of Academic and Student Affairs
Ontario International College - Toronto, ON
As the Dean of Academic and Student Affairs of this large International College, I oversee the development of Curriculum, Staffing, Student issues and the over planning and growth of the campus. The Dean for Academic Affairs is the chief academic officer of the College, responsible for all aspects of the academic program of the College and for supporting the work of the faculty. The office also supports the faculty governance structure of the College and many faculty committees.
ROSEDALE ACADEMY - Toronto, ON - January 2015 to April 2017 Principal/Teacher International Private Academy - China/Canada
eLEARNING SPECIALIST - TEACHER/COURSE CURRICULUM WRITER
Lingo Media - Toronto, ON - 2015 to December 2016
Toronto, Ontario - 2015 - Present Duties: To apply professional knowledge and experience to promote student learning through online course education and Course/Curriculum Writing.
eLEARNING SPECIALIST - TEACHER/COURSE CURRICULUM WRITER
Blyth Academy - 2014 to January 2015
London Campus - 2014 - Present Duties: To apply professional knowledge and experience to promote student learning through online course education and Course/Curriculum Writing.
Secondary School Teacher. Duties of Department Head
St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Secondary School - 2002 to 2014
2002 - 2014 London District Catholic School Board Secondary School Teacher. Duties of Department Head: Responsible for the challenges of operating a budget, staffing and scheduling a constantly changing and growing Department, reviewing and implementing Curriculum and assisting Teachers with the latest Assessment and Evaluation programs and policies. Duties of Teacher: To apply professional knowledge and experience to promote student learning. To use appropriate
pedagogy, assessment and evaluation, resources and technology in planning for and responding to the needs of individual students and learning communities. Teachers refine professional practice through ongoing inquiry, dialogue and reflection.
St. Mary's High School - Woodstock, ON - 1999 to 2002 London District Catholic School Board
St. Michael's Catholic Secondary School - Stratford, ON - 1993 to 1999
Huron-Perth County Roman Catholic School Board Secondary School Teacher. Teachable subjects: English, History, Law, Parenting, Sociology, Reading
Our Lady of Mount Carmel Parish - 1993 to 1993 NIGHT SCHOOL TEACHER/SUPPLY TEACHER
DIRECTOR OF YOUTH SERVICES
Our Lady of Mount Carmel Parish - Mount Carmel, ON - 1992 to 1993
Co-ordinated youth activities for a large group of teenagers. Wrote a detailed Youth Ministry Manual for future Trainers to continue in Youth Ministry work that I initiated.
Huron -Perth County Roman Catholic School Board - 1990 to 1993
Prepared and delivered Catholic Ministry Curriculum in Religious Education; evaluated students in accordance with the current standards of Continuing Education Assessment/Evaluation.
Certificate of Education in Secondary Education
St. Bonaventure University - York, ON 1992 to 1993
Bachelor of Arts in English Literature / History
University of Western Ontario - London, ON 1986 to 1990
St. Peter's Seminary - London, ON 1986 to 1987
Catholic Central High School - London, ON 1981 to 1986
SKILLS My dedication to leadership development is evident in my roles as an Ontario College of Teachers Certified Principal/Teacher/Department Head as well as becoming a Certified Principal through the Catholic Principals Council of Ontario, (Principals Parts I Dec 2003 & Part 2 April 2004) along with Completion of "Called to Lead", (Administrative Leadership Training Certification - 2003-2005), together with my Certificate of Recognition for Leadership Development (1999-2000). I have also compiled extensive background in management by becoming a Certified Specialist in Religious Studies (July 1996) as well as a Certified Specialist in Reading (August 1999). These endeavors have further developed my ability to deal with routine issues, analyze more complex issues, and provide resolution suggestions, using strong oral communication and interpersonal skills while maintaining confidentiality and impartiality.
My management skills to flourish as President & Chairman of the Board & Director of Competitive Coaching Certification for North London Baseball Association (2008-2011), Chairperson for St. Mark's School Council (2003-04) and a key member of a Woodstock ARAC (Area Review Advisory Committee) for the London District Catholic School Board (2003) and a long serving Executive Member of London District Catholic School Council (2002-2012).
As a Team Leader on the Writing Team for Professional Development with OECTA, (Ontario English Catholic Teachers Association), my clerical and keyboarding skills ensured accurate completion of important relevant documents. My responsibilities entailed completion of such material as the Summer Institute Retreat Manual, (Summer 2009) as well as, but not limited to, the Elementary School Family Life Curriculum, (Summer 2006). In my spare time I am also employed as a certification specialist for Baseball Canada as a Certified Coach/ Trainer with extensive coaching experience in several sports.
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