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Navdeep Aujla

887 Drysdale Drive, Mississauga, Ontario, L5V 1X5


nav.aujla13@gmail.com
416-625-7593

Skills Summary
 Excellent written and oral communication skills in English
 Fluent in Punjabi
 Able to improvise and adapt to the situation
 Efficient time management skills
 Great ability to connect with peers and learners
 Capable and confident with technology, and able to apply it to teaching
 Strong grasp of Biology, Psychology, English and Mathematics
 Capable in a variety of teaching styles, including experiential
 Avid participation in extra-curricular activities at schools

Education
York University - BEd September 2016 – April 2018
 Biology, general Science and Social Science teachables
 Completed two years of teacher’s college at the intermediate/senior level

University of Toronto - HBsc September 2010 – April 2015


 Graduated with a degree in Honours Bachelor of Science
 Majored in Biology and Psychology

Mississauga Secondary School September 2006 – June 2010


 Graduated with Honours
 Ontario scholar (June 2010)

Relevant Placement Experience


Gordon Graydon Memorial Secondary School January 2018 – April 2018
 Created unit/lesson plans and reflecting on/reviewing each lesson following instruction, including
labs and activities/worksheets, as well as designed and implemented summative and formative
assessments
 Used games and technology to keep students engaged and motivated in class
 Modified tasks and provided accommodations to help meet individual student needs
 Completing 6-week placement block in grade 9 science, grade 10 vocational science and grade 9
geography

Thomas Laird Kennedy Secondary School September 2017 – December 2017


 Completed 2-week placement block teaching grade 10 science and grade 11 chemistry
 Created challenging and encouraging unit/lesson plans and reflected on/reviewed each lesson
following instruction, including labs and activities/worksheets, as well as designed and
implemented summative and formative assessments
 Adapted lesson plans and language of instruction to meet the needs of ESL students

David Suzuki Secondary School September 2016 – April 2017


 Developed lesson plans for grade 11 biology class, as well as taught many lessons
 Interacted with students regularly, answering questions after lessons, simplifying difficult
concepts, as well as learning about the students to facilitate mentor mentality
 Co-coached the school’s table tennis team
Experience as an Educator
Bolton Caledon Community Living: Literacy Program September 2016 – April 2017
 Taught individuals with learning disabilities and special needs, including individuals with Down
syndrome, how to read, how to write, and the fundamentals of English
 Developed and executed a weekly learning program, including activities for instruction
 Gained insight into special needs education

Tutoring April 2010 – Ongoing


 Tutored grade 6 English, grade 10 mathematics, grade 11 mathematics and grade 11 chemistry
 Met with the students at their home and created efficient study plans prior to the sessions
 Student experienced significant increase in averages

Bhangra Nation Dance Studio September 2008 – September 2009


 Instructed dance to students aged 4-17
 Taught using demonstration as well as oral instruction
 Communicated largely in Punjabi and interacted with parents
 Gave regular updates on students’ progress to students and parents

Work Experience
Rexall Pharma Plus April 2015 – Ongoing
 Worked as a pharmacy assistant
 Prepared and dispensed medications for patients, including mixtures
 Interacted with pharmacy patients, taking information and developing general rapport

Volunteer Experience
Trillium Hospital March 2014 – February 2015
 Communicated with elderly patients to assess their cognitive orientation, and worked with them
to maintain and/or improve this level
 Ran a group exercise program to maintain and improve range of motion and muscle density of
patients as well as cognitive recovery
 Tracked patient mental and physical progress
 Had many positive interactions with nurses, doctors, and visitors at the hospital

Activities and Interests


 Writing (short stories) and poems
 Fitness
 Music enthusiast
 Games

References
 Ben Keeley: Vice Principal of Gordon Graydon Memorial Secondary school
o Phone: 905 274 2391 ext. 404
o Email: ben.keeley@pdsb.com
 Susan Campo: Teacher at Gordon Graydon Memorial Secondary School (Department head)
o Phone: 647 473 4126
o Email: susan.campo@peelsb.com
 Adrian D'Souza: Teacher at Thomas L Kennedy Secondary School
o Phone: 416 317 9079
o Email: adrian.dsouza@peelsb.com