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Juanita Naidoo

juanita_naidoo@yahoo.co.uk 00639179167803 Personal Information Nationality: South African Drivers Licences: SA, UK and Philippines Police Clearance: SA and UK Personal Statement: An energetic, passionate and dedicated educator with an extensive range of educational experiences envisioning fulfilling the role of Environmental Education Curriculum Consultant at public schools by building community gardens and compost heaps and aligning learning experiences to the school curriculum, working with NGOs, teachers and parents to enhance student learning in empowering reallife contexts whilst addressing global issues. Academic Qualifications: Bachelor of Primary Education Specialism in Art Education, Design and Technology. Other subjects studied Education, English, Afrikaans, Zulu, Mathematics, Music, History, Physical Education, Religion, Environmental Education, University of KwaZulu Natal, South Africa, 19961999 Matriculation Higher Level Certificate (B Aggregate) English, Afrikaans, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Mathematics, Art, Apollo Secondary School, Durban, South Africa, 1990-1994 Work History: International School Manila, Philippines, August 2008-June 2011 Grade One Class Teacher Planning, teaching and assessment of all grade level subjects in accordance with Understanding By Design and an Inquiry approach which is centred upon student-led learning, real-life application of knowledge and skills, purposeful assessment tasks, transdisciplinary skills and dispositions to encourage a love of learning. Extensive experience supporting children learning English as an Additional Language. Elementary School Service and Environmental Learning Coordinator Coordinating with management, program leaders, teachers, parents and students across elementary, middle and high school to plan, build, develop and integrate a community garden into the school curriculum. Utilising the community garden to deepen relationships with school service learning community groups, including our waste management partner ensuring relevant grade level curriculum integration. Formation, management and facilitation of weekly Community Gardeners after school club open to elementary, middle and high school students in collaboration with parent volunteers.

Heber Primary School, London, UK, March 2007-June 2008 Year One Class Teacher Planning, teaching and assessment of all grade level lessons in accordance with the UK National Curriculum standards. Particular focus on special educational needs, ranging from children on the autistic spectrum to those exhibiting proficiency in grade level standards. Brunswick Park Primary London, UK, August 2006-March 2007 Year Three Class Teacher (Long Term Supply through Teaching Personnel) Planning, teaching and assessment of all grade level lessons in accordance with the UK National Curriculum standards. Teaching Personnel and Protocol, London, UK, November 2005-June 2006 Key Stage One and Two Supply Teacher Teaching pre-planned lessons at a range of schools across London ensuring that the lesson objectives were met and assessed by providing appropriate feedback to classroom teachers. Maintaining a flexible approach whilst upholding each schools differing ethos, mission statement, behavioural policies and cultural diversity. Building immediate rapport with students, staff and parents within short periods of time. International Community School, London, UK, June 2006-August 2006 Nursery Class Teacher (Temporary summer school position) Teaching English as an Additional Language, through integrated play, to ex-pat children learning and experiencing English for the first time in the UK. Simla Primary School, Durban, Kwa Zulu Natal Department of Education, South Africa, October 2003-September 2004 Arts and Culture, Design and Technology Coordinator Planning, teaching and assessing above subjects across grade 4-7 according to South African Outcomes Based Education framework. Organisation and implementation of whole school Technology Day, providing opportunities for students in grades 1-7 to solve performance based problems highlighting the use of scientific and technological knowledge and skills. Community Art Outreach, mural painting project at local orphanage/senior citizens residency, utilising waste materials to make collaborative collages which brightened up a range of childrens homes and childrens wards at government hospitals. Eastleigh Primary School, Gauteng Department of Education, Johannesburg, South Africa, May 2004-August 2004 Grade Four and Five Facilitator Teaching and assessment of all grade level learning areas according to South African Outcomes Based Education framework.

YBM-ELS Language Centre, Seoul, South Korea, February 2003-March 2004 English as a Foreign Language Teacher Planning, teaching and assessment of lower, intermediate and advanced English conversation lessons with students ranging from ages 7-60. Eastleigh Primary School, Gauteng Department of Education, Johannesburg, South Africa, January 2000-February 2003 Grade Four Facilitator Planning, teaching and assessment of all grade level learning areas according to South African Outcomes Based Education framework. Formation, management and facilitation of Art and Drama after school clubs, painting a school mural, school, art exhibition, organisation of speech festivals, management of school participation in regional English Eisteddfod, producing a whole-school concert (tasks included writing a script, creating props, designing a programme and directing the cast), Community Fundraising, coaching of Netball and Badminton References: 1. Simon Gillespie, Elementary School Principal, International School Manila, University Parkway, Fort Bonifacio, Taguig City, 006328408400, gillespies@ismanila.org 2. Michael Rourke, Elementary School Assistant Principal, International School Manila, University Parkway, Fort Bonifacio, Taguig City, 006328408400, rourkem@ismanila.org 3. Angela Batty, Key Stage One Manager, Heber Primary School, Heber Road, London, SE22 9LA 00442076932020, angela@batty1980.freeserve.co.uk 4. Asha Singh, School Principal, Simla Primary School, 22 Simla Street, Shallcross, Durban, South Africa 0027314091179 5. Belinda Cooke-Tonneson, School Principal, Eastleigh Primary School, 1 Central Avenue, Edenvale, Johannesburg, South Africa 0027116091020