Collins - Speed Typing And Montessori Teaching - Balbriggan, Co. Dublin, Ireland

Lynda Collins

Balbriggan, Co. Dublin, Ireland


I have just completed a Fetac level 6 Business Course with the objective of the back into the office environment. I am a good all rounder with experience in Database, spreadsheets and payroll and also have a good telephone manner. I have also done dictaphone typing in the past. As well as diary management and other general office duties.


Speed Typing And Montessori Teaching

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Work History

Montessori teacher

Cocoon Childcare

January 2010 - June 2012

worked with the 3-4 age group teaching Montessori Materials, Language and Maths skills appropriate to this age group.

Subsitute Montessori teacher

Funtime Creche, Montessori and Afterschool

May 2008 - June 2009

Worked in the Montessori Room working with the Montessori materials also teaching children Large Moveable Alphabet and writing skills
Followed plan for each months lessons where we would have a different theme every month on various topics. Prepared Montessori children for Graduation at the end of year.

October 06 Bremore Castle Montessori Bremore Castle Balbriggan
Subsitute Montessori teacher
Duties included working with the children to teach them their colours, numbers and abc's while filling in during the month of October and whenever called upon.

Childcare Worker

Church Road

January 2006 - May 2006

Organising activities for preschool children and supervision of Children in the indoor play area and outdoor playground

Montessori teacher

Clonuske Park, Balbriggan

September 2005 - December 2005

Montessori teaching: my duties included teaching Montessori children their abc's, counting, practical life and sensorial and art work we also did some art work and group work

Subitite Montessori Teacher

Seapark Montessori

September 2004 - December 2004

my duties included teaching Montessori children
whenever called upon which involved working with children on a one to one basis. Doing presentations of practical life and sensorial materials as well as doing some group work

Childcare Assistant

Larkin Centre Creche

June 2004 - September 2004

taking care of children from 3 months to 4 years of age
which included organizing play activities in crèche and playgroup and the physical care and feeding of babies.

Administration Assistant

May 2001 - January 2002

my duties included keeping records, making travel arrangement and general office admin.

Board member

Donnycarney Beaumont Credit Union

On Marketing Committee, Youth Officer, and also did assistant secretary

Duties Organised newsletters, Opened a local school credit union, involved with the initial setting up of the North Dublin Marketing Committee

Training taken Youth Officer Training - Selling the Credit union to young people
Report Writing training e.g. minute taking, items for agenda

Reception/ Administrator

Community Media Network

October 2000 - May 2001

I was in charge over the overall running of a busy reception and general administration duties

Classroom Assistant / Secretary

Howth Road National School

January 2000 - October 2000

my role included yard duty, admin duties for the principal and other teachers

Data Entry Clerk

Consolidated Financial Insurance

December 1998 - March 1999

I was responsible for the imputing of insurance documents and dealing with customer queries


Marlborough Agency

September 1998 - October 1998

I was part of the administration team for the accounts department

Secretary to TD

Leinster House

July 1998 - September 1998

PA to Bernard Durkin TD

Care Assistant

Malahide Road

October 1996 - April 1998

I was responsible for the care of elderly residents


Larkin Centre

September 1995 - September 1996

my role was the running of a busy reception and also involved some administration work


Clontarf Credit Union

Duties Checking accounts books, Passbook verication, spot checks on tellers.

Clerical Assistant

Lower Dominic Street Dublin

March 1994 - September 1995

I was responsible for payroll, tax administration & bank transactions

Office Clerk


November 1992 - April 1993

my role was that of general administration
Voluntary Credit Union experience

Qualifications & Certifications

Montessori Teaching

St. Peter's College

Classroom Assistant

Dorset College

Secretarial Course

Loreto Commercial College

Beat Centre Balbriggan

Computer Applications

City & Guilds

Parnell Business Centre

Holy Faith Secondary School

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