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Lessons offered by Najma
  • Individual
  • In group
The lessons will be held
  • At their place
  • at your home
  • By webcam
Taught subjects
  • Academic English
  • Reading
  • Literature
  • Creative writing
  • Literacy
  • Modernist literature
Levels
  • Elementary School
  • Junior High / Middle School
  • Secondary school
  • College
  • University
  • Adult Education
  • Graduate school
  • Early childhood education

Masters of Education graduate, giving lessons in Social Sciences, English, and History!

Methodology

I approach teaching with an open mind, and with a focus on student-centered learning. I enjoy giving students the opportunity to explore, experience, and inquire into their surroundings as a means of learning. I believe that education needs to be relatable and relevant to the lives of students.

Background

I am an educator with a background in Humanities (Bachelor of Arts), Education (Bachelor of Education), and Curriculum and Instruction (Masters of Education). I have over 5 years of experience tutoring students from k-college, and I have experience teaching in the classroom as well.

Rates

Transportation Fee : $5
Rate for online lessons : $ 25/h
Lessons offered by Najma
Individual
In group
The lessons will be held
At their place
at your home
webcam
Taught subjects
  • Academic English
  • Reading
  • Literature
  • Creative writing
  • Literacy
  • Modernist literature
Levels
  • Elementary School
  • Junior High / Middle School
  • Secondary school
  • College
  • University
  • Adult Education
  • Graduate school
  • Early childhood education

Najma 's Resume

SKILLS

• OCT certified in the primary/junior divisions
• Responsible and trustworthy: Camp Counsellor
• Strong sense of communication
• Culturally sensitive: Various community events
• Interest in Equity and Inclusion
• Possess exceptional interpersonal skills: Volunteer and primary contact for parents
• Excellent written and oral communication: Currently hold an Honors Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Education degrees.
• Enthusiastic and an extremely quick learner
• Self-directed and efficient.
• Relates sensitively and professionally to people of various backgrounds
• Extensive experience working with children ages 4-18 within the community
• Experience in youth activity planning and programming.
• Well developed computer skills, including Excel
• Organizational Skills: Hosted and organized children’s 3-day camp; program coordinator
• Fluent with many digital tools that help with learning.

EDUCATION AND PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
Nipissing University, North Bay September 2015 - June 2017
Masters of Education
• Curriculum and Instruction with a focus on: multi-modal learning, creativity, inquiry-based learning, and literacy learning.

Ontario College of Teachers April 2015 - Present
Registered teacher in the province of Ontario
In good standing.

Queen’s University, Kingston, Ontario September 2014 – June 2015
Bachelor of Education

University of Toronto, Mississauga, Ontario September 2010 – June 2014
Honors, Bachelor Degree

O.S.S.D. obtained from North Park Secondary School (Honors) September 2006- June 2010
WORK EXPERIENCE

Virtual High School October 2017 - Ongoing, Contractual
• Wrote grade 3 Art online courses for a school in the USA.
• Used curriculum guidelines, and storyboards to develop online courseware for students to complete as a full class.
• Implemented feedback, and received training to work with the application and program.

Tutor Doctor March 2017 - Ongoing, Contractual
• Provide in-home tutoring services to a group of students.
• Follow the Ontario curriculum to assess students and assist them in attaining their goals and areas of improvement.
• Responsible for maintaining track of student progress by uploading summaries of the class and material covered to parents and director.

ALO7 - English Tutor January 2017- October 2017
• Utilize program curriculum to teach English to children in China.
• Provide a supportive, welcoming, inclusive, and interactive online classroom for students.
• Providing formative feedback and assessment on student success and next steps.

Girls United June 11-13, 2016
• Camp organizer, responsible for 28 youth, aged 8 - 14.
• Lead group discussions around self-esteem, respect, etc.
• Lead crafts, games, nature walks.

Homeroom Teacher, Lote Tree Academy September 2015 - June 2016
• Teaching a grade 1/2 class in all subject areas as well as Religious Studies.
• Leading weekly assemblies in Character Education by engaging student voice.

Avon Sales Representative September 2014 - February 2017
• Creating a clientele.
• Making sales and using selling tips to encourage buyers.

English and Math Tutor, Scholars Education May 2015 - October 2015
• Tutoring students from kindergarten to grade 8 in English and Math in order
to improve their level of understanding and comprehension of given topics.

English and Math Tutor, Superior Education January 2014 - June 2014
• Tutoring a grade 8 student in both English and Math in order to improve learning skills.

English Tutor, A1 Tutoring May 2013 - Present
• Tutoring students from Elementary and High school, in English reading and writing skills.

Sales Associate, Fairweather June 2009/ October 2011
• Helping customers while working as a team to keep the store clean and in order.
• Meeting daily sales requirements both as a team and individually.

Child Care Provider June 2004 – September 2008
Responsible for:
• Preparing meals and coordinating daily routines and activities for a maximum of 3 children at one time
• Maintained high standards of sanitation and hygiene of facilities as well as children and toddlers at the highest level.
• Responsible for giving parents updates on their child’s homework completion and behavior.

Sales Associate, Modesty Works/Meem Productions December 2001 – December 2008
• Processed transactions in a friendly manner and developed positive relationships with customers
• Organized and catalogued various items, including books, clothing, and multimedia products

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Grade 1 & 2 Homeroom Teacher: Lote Tree Academy September 2015 - June 2016
• Implement curriculum requirements.
• Provide education in Religious Studies.
• Implemented structures to foster positive collaboration.
• Work one-on-one with students to ensure understanding.
• Responsible for safe-environment.
• Implement a healthy-eating program in the classroom.
• Created blog to extend student learning outside of school in an interactive setting.

Grade 4 Teaching Assistant: Springdale Elementary School. Brampton, Ontario. February 2015
• Observed classroom management and teaching strategies.
• Designed and implemented inquiry-based learning.
• Implemented structures to foster positive collaboration.
• Taught lessons and engaged students in discussions.

Adult ESL (English as a Second Language) Teacher, Jewish Community Center. Staten Island, New York. March 2015
• Observed ESL classes.
• Created detailed lesson plans.
• Taught Adult ESL classes at various locations.
• Communicated to students about their achievements and next steps.

Grade 2 Teaching Assistant: Springdale Elementary School. Brampton, Ontario. October 2014
• Observed classroom management and teaching strategies.
• Assisted in student work.
• Helped students in groups and individually to complete activities and worksheets.
• Created detailed lesson plans.
• Taught specific classes with differentiated instruction.
• Created community and inclusive environment.

VOLUNTEER WORK

K-12 Tutor Ongoing
• Work with underprivileged youth to deliver lessons and assistance with homework and projects.

Noon Academy, Brampton, Ontario 2015 - Present
• Volunteer at school events such as: Community Fair and Noon Olympics.
• Always responsible for ensuring safety of students and maintaining proper conduct.
• Follow instructions and complete assigned tasks with initiative and responsibility.

Daycare Provider, North Park High School November 2009- February 2010
• Facilitated ‘circle time’ with a group of 20-25 children, ages 2-4
• Managed free play time and assisted children with washroom trips

Islamic Forum of Canada, Brampton, Ontario September 2008- June 2010
• Hosted and Organized Children’s 3 Day Summer Camp:
 Organized games, crafts and group discussions with children from ages 4-12
 Engaged in conflict resolution with young campers in order to develop and maintain healthy and positive relationships
• Facilitate girls night with themes such as: Self-esteem, Healthy Choices, Covered and Beautiful etc.
• Weekend school teacher for children ages 8-10
• Participated in organizing monthly and annual cultural services for the general public

Counsellor – Muslim Youth Leadership Program. Kinark Minden July 2009
• Planned activities for campers from low-income households, with the purpose of building self-esteem
• Responsible for ensuring cabin group of 5 young females attended scheduled events and participated in activities safely
• Facilitated Lake outings, hikes, games, crafts, meals, camp fires and clean-ups

INTERESTS AND ACTIVITIES

Reading (English Literature), volunteering with underprivileged youth, ethnic Music, nature walks, cooking (ethnic foods), social events, sports, dance, children and youth interventions, travel, fashion trends.

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