Experienced Biology/Science Teacher


Last Updated: 18th June 2019 (over 3 years ago)

Address
New Zealand

E-mail
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Phone Number
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Gender
Male

Age Range
25 to 34

Qualification Level
Other Post Graduate

Languages
English, French

Summary

I am a dynamic and enthusiastic High School Teacher with 5 years’ experience in teaching Biology (senior) and Science (junior). Postgraduate Certificate in Education and Bachelor of Science Degree graduate with extensive exposure to challenging High Schools where I achieved more than 80% pass rate by implementing successful classroom management techniques, lesson planning, exciting and engaging lessons and monitoring student performance and assessment. Biology Laboratory experience as former Practical Lab Coordinator at University of the Western Cape. I hold a New Zealand First Aid Certificate and coached School Football Teams (boys and girls) - led them to 2 Championship Trophies. I consistently perform at high standard and always looking to improve my skills through professional development. With my experience and set of skills I am well equipped to add positive values and make a great asset to your School.

Education

University of the Western Cape
Postgraduate Certificate in Education

   Jan 2013
— Dec 2013

• Majors: General Science (Biology, Maths and Natural Sciences) Psychology of teaching and learning, Leadership, Authority/Leadership and Discipline identities.

University of the Western Cape
Bachelor of Science

   Jan 2007
— Dec 2011

• Majors: Medical Bioscience (MBS), Medical Microbiology (MIC) and Biotechnology (BTN).
• Modules: Math & Stats, MBS (Project Management & Research Methodology), Computer Literacy.

Experience

Sinenjongo High School
Biology and English Teacher

   Jan 2018
— Feb 2019

• Implemented strict and fair classroom management policy to allow a focused class at all times.
• Created lesson plans in accordance with curriculum to ensure a rigid effective learning experience for learners with maximum progress.
• Supported and motivated learners to use educational technology (e-learning). This increased engagement in classroom, motivated learners to research and learn while away from school and therefore learners’ performances improved.
• Practical activities encouraged learners to make their own hypotheses and then to test these and draw their own conclusion.
• Administrative duties: assessment settings, marking, recording marks & writing progressive reports - learners’ performances are monitored and necessary intervention is put in place when necessary.
• Improved exam results and Achieved above 80% pass rate (Biology grade 12).
• Volunteered to coach school’s football team which won us 2 inter-school championships

NorthTec College
Senior Science Tutor

   Jan 2017
— Dec 2017

• Tutored Nursing Students (18-20 year old) Human anatomy & Physiology, Math & Chemistry.
• Created easy to study tools for students - this encouraged many students to performance better.
• Practical activities and educational technology improved student engagement and participation.
• Students achieved excellent results and the school target goal met (pass rate of 60% and above).

Department of Education
Teaching and Learning Development Officer

   Jan 2016
— Dec 2016

• Conducted professional development workshops - Improve Teaching Skills: classroom management & lesson planning, school strategic planning, setting and moderation of assessments.
• Motivated and trained teachers and learners to use technology (e-learning).
• Contributed in curriculum development and subject advising - data analysis and report writing.

Sinenjongo High School
Biology and Science Teacher

   Jan 2013
— Dec 2015

• Taught Biology GR 10-12, Natural Sciences GR 8-9 and Mathematical Literacy GR 10-12.
• Introduced ground rules (strict but fair) to maintain discipline in classroom at all times.
• Lessons planning that match the curriculum to ensure effective learning and progress.
• Science results improved by 30% (from 50% to above 80%).

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