Smit - Secondary School Teacher - Cape Town, WC, South Africa

Michelle Smit

Cape Town, WC, South Africa

Services

Secondary School Teacher

Summary:

Excellent class management skills. CAPS trained in English and Social Science. Enjoy teaching pre - teens and teenagers. Passionate about education and students acquiring self development learning skills.

Work History

Grade 8 Social Science & grade 9 Art and Culture teacher

A. Die Burger High School / Exhibition Avenue

From September 2014

23, White Ridge, South Africa / +27 11 6735000 or 1 / admin@hsdieburger.co.za / 890 learners
2012 - currently

Position held Grade 8 Social Science & grade 9 Art and Culture teacher / Dual medium instruction - English & Afrikaans 21months
Co - curricular activities
Coaching netball during term 1 & 2 / assisting with the grade 8 concert / coaching high jump / accompanying learners on a Christian camp / providing extra classes after school for learners that require additional assistance / morning assembly presentations or briefings (one per term) / attended Gauteng Department of Education's training workshop in June - CAPS - no certificate issued

A. Townview High School / Schoeman Drive, Krugersdorp, South Africa / +27 11 953 3770, +27 83 234 9724 / zaniajoubert@gmail.com (Deputy Principal) / 1200 learners

Position held

English Teacher

From November 2012

assisted the HOD with setting tests & exams for grade 11 & 12 / moderated learners oral assessments for another school as prescribed by the District

Co - curricular activities
Responsible for discipline of learners during assembly - leading in and out / established girls U13/14 & 15 hockey teams, including training and coaching / organized the athletics meetings at Westridge, Mandisa and Monument High Schools, including internal school athletics weekly training and inter house event / attended relevant meetings relating to sports events and curriculum training - CAPS training 2012 grade 10 - 12, no certificate issued

01/01/2012 - 30/09/2012
9 months


81 A Mountain Drive Lammermoor Krugersdorp South Africa 1747/ +27 71 568 0127 / morgz9000@gmail.com


A. Monument Primary School / Nicholas Smit Street (POBOX 1740), Krugersdorp / +27 11 6606361 or 2 / info@monprim.co.za / +- 1100 learners

Grade 7 & 5 English teacher

January 2009 - December 2011

3 years
Co - curricular activities
Term 2 & 3 - coached U10 & 11 boys hockey teams / Term 2 & 3 mentored learners for Randfontein Art and Culture Event, dramatized poetry, public speaking, all grade 5 learners participating / Term 3 & 4 coached tennis for all ages, including Saturday mornings during the July holiday and October break / term 1 attended THRASS training / attended parents evening term 2 & 3 / attended the grade 7 Arts & Culture dance assessment programme / attended the PTA Fun Days / Union representative for the teachers (Naptosa) / designed the gr 5 English Annual National Assessment

Grade 10, 11 & 12 English teacher and grade 12 History teacher

A. Mandisa High School

Up to December 2009

11347 UTlhwanong Street, Kagiso, 1754 / +27 11 410 6319 / mandisashiceka@telkom.net 26/10 2006 - 31/12/2009
Position held Grade 10, 11 & 12 English teacher and grade 12 History teacher / 1600 learners of mixed African cultures 3 years
Co - curricular activities
Provide extra literacy and public speaking classes / attendance of monthly cluster meetings / marking grade 12 English language assessments at National Level / no sport grounds available for sports activities

Job description for the above teaching positions:
Key tasks and responsibilities
➢ Apply learning standards & outcomes
➢ Apply knowledge of the curriculum
➢ Develop lesson plans according to the learners needs
➢ Plan and deliver programmes that embrace and recognize "UBUNTU" and the various cultures of the learners
➢ Provide feedback to all stakeholders regularly (monitor and document progress efficiently)
➢ Share information, rubrics and activities with peer teachers and contribute to team planning
➢ Identify learners with possible learning disorders, refer for assessment or to the school councilor
➢ Use knowledge of assessment theory to set realistic achievement objectives for learners and students
➢ Attend morning briefings and take minutes of the meeting (Die Burger High School)
➢ Manage the learning environment and behavior of students effectively
➢ Structure learning activities
➢ Vary teaching techniques to consider the different learning needs of learners
➢ Follow school systems and policies without exception
➢ Develop professionally by updating knowledge of resources and using technology when available
➢ Maintain respect and trust
➢ Implement school administration procedures ( eg. 3 days to mark and record 200 exam papers)
➢ Effectively communicate with learners, colleagues and parents or guardians
➢ Be punctual and professional
➢ Participate in co - curricular activities
➢ Have a caring and encouraging attitude towards learners and their needs
➢ Incorporate cultural needs into class...

Development Officer / Senior Benefits Administrator (Team leader)

A. Mines Pension Fund Management Services

August 1990 - February 1998

32 Princess of Wales Terrace, Sunnyside, Park Town / +27 11 481 8000 06/08/1990 - 18/02/1998
Position held Development Officer / Senior Benefits Administrator (Team leader) 8 years
Job description
➢ Liaise with staff and clients
➢ Check workflow and procedures - manual and computerized workflow
➢ Manage staff issues, leave, time, work performance
➢ Planned company social/sporting events for staff members - action cricket, volleyball, golf competitions

Projects

Co curricular projects

Started a public speakingtwo hockey teams at a high school that only participated in rugby. Many of the learners were from Kagiso and had never had the opportunity to participate in such a sport.

Qualifications & Certifications

Labour Law

1. RAND AFRIKAANS UNIVERSITY

Training Management

1. DAMELIN COLLEGE

Teaching

1. RAND AFRIKAANS UNIVERSITY

Alberton High School

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