Bryksa - Music Teacher - Piano/Choir - Winnipeg, MB, Canada

Laurie Bryksa

Winnipeg, MB, Canada

Services

Music Teacher - Piano/Choir

  • Full time
  • Part time
  • One time
  • Contract
  • Temp

Summary:

Have set up choirs for students - Early Grades to Grade twelve. I play the piano and the choirs have performed during many school events. We have even travelled to some Music festivals. For example: Xmas concerts, Remembrance Day ceremonies, funerals, etc.

Work History

Ed. Term Teacher substitute

Spec

From September 2013

You must mean my role as a Spec. Ed. teacher - inclusive education promoting independent living skills to cope with future community living. I have taught some programs in which the children were pulled out due - to very aggressive behaviour and they threatened the safe learning of others.

Three groups - boys that were 14-17 at Trout Lake (IOP program of learning pre-employment skills and transitioning back into an academic school setting), students in Grades 1-4 who had severe fetal alcohol syndrome and were aggressive and non-readers...needed Life Skills and students that were severely challenged cognitively, emotionally, physically and mentally challenged adults ages 16-23 and were preparing to transition into independent community home environments - learning social skills, cooking, laundry, safety, money, eating in a restaurant, using a computer, bike, etc. Some of these students had to be physically restrained at times due to very aggressive and violent behaviour. I trained in Non-violent Crisis Intervention and set up programs for students and schedules of activities for educational assistants to do with these kinds of students like: speech, physical and occupational therapy, toilet training , tube feeding, rehabilitation exercises, etc.

Resource Teacher - N-Grade 3 Anicinabe school

SAGKEENG EDUCATION AUTHORITY

September 2011 - June 2013

Grade Six teacher - Sagkeeng Jr. High school

LEARNING ASSISTANT

Prairie Spirit

September 2009 - June 2011

August 2006 - June 2009
Central School, Peace River School Division, Fort St. John, BC
Fine Arts K-8 school - French Immersion and English

SUBSTITUTE TEACHER

March 2006 - June 2006

TEACHER

Calgary School Division

February 2006 - March 2006

I worked at a High school supervising Resource students in understanding and completing their homework assignments, learning better organization and study habits, learning to take notes and using the computer by learning to search for materials for research projects and typing written reports.

I used methods such as: peer tutoring, the internet, spell checks, writing resumes, learning to do simple Consumer Math and learning about Income Taxes, loans, RSP's, GIC's, bonds and tax-free savings accounts.

Resource/Special Education teacher /substitute

Term

area

RESOURCE TEACHER

Lloydminster School Division

August 2005 - January 2006

-Same as the one in Calgary...high school Resource support for students that required adapted and modified programming.

K - 6 RESOURCE TEACHER

Northern Lights S.D

Up to June 2005

I was a Resource teacher from K-4..however had to screen all Grade 8 students on the Key Math and PIAT tests - as they were being audited. Also taught groups of students that needed Reading and Math intervention.

Alternative Education Teacher - employment

IOP PROGRAM

April 2004 - June 2004

Trout Lake School (Northlands School Division)

ESL TEACHER (K-2) / RESOURCE

Lertlah School (Thailand)

October 2003 - December 2003

I was responsible for teaching English to students - ages 4-7. Parents wanted homework everynight and children were extremely respectful and behaved. Position was in Bangkok.

RESOURCE TEACHER

GRADE NURSERY

Wanipigow School, Frontier School Divison

RESOURCE TEACHER

Powerview School, Agassiz School Division

High school resource teacher - worked with many students but had a daily pull-out group of four boys from Little Black River school who had lots of roles in the school like: stocking drink machines and adding up money, working in the canteen, working with the janitor, reading to little kids, hallway supervisors, and doing Home Ec. and Shops.

They had work placements or cooking on Fridays and had community visits in town. Some of them were involved with Child and Family services and were on Probation . They often assisted the Phys. Ed. teacher in his classes or during things such AS: TRACK AND FIELD DAY, FUN DAYS, ETC. All academic courses were "modified" - but were very good at: phys.ed., shops and art.

READING RECOVERY TEACHER / EARLY INTERVENTION TEACHER

Ross River School

Yukon Territories

RESOURCE / KINDERGARTEN TEACHER

Lord Selkirk School Division

#11

PRIMARY RESOURCE TEACHER

KINDERGARTEN TEACHER

NURSERY

Sagkeeng School, Sagkeeng Education Authority

Qualifications & Certifications

Northern Arctic studies/Reading Recovery

Yukon College

Special Education and Resource certification

The University of Manitoba

SPECIAL EDUCATION

The University of Manitoba

John Taylor Collegiate, Winnipeg, MB

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