Teaching and Related Experiences

August 2015 – Present                             

Student Support Teacher (K-2)

School: Westmount Elementary School, Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan

Responsibilities: know each learner by name, need, and strength; support students in inclusive, age-appropriate environments; act as team lead in meetings; consult the multidisciplinary team when goal setting and accessing supports; gather and interpret data; keep accurate documentation; advocate and plan for diversity; support classroom teachers through collaborative instructional planning that aligns with the Saskatchewan Curriculum, school Learning Improvement Plan, and learner needs; differentiate content, instructional strategies, resources, and assessments; monitor and document effectiveness of interventions, such as Levelled Literacy Intervention; communicate expectations and positively motivate learners; provide continuous assessment and feedback; provide direction to Educational Assistants; respect and adhere to the Saskatchewan Teachers’ Federation Code of Professional Ethics/Standards of Practice and the Education Act, 1995; engage in critical reflective practice

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October 2017 – Present                             

Special Olympics Moose Jaw Community Executive Secretary

Special Olympics Saskatchewan, Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan

Responsibilities: record meeting minutes and develop written documents for the Community Executive Council; communicate with the Special Olympics Saskatchewan provincial office; support and oversee Special Olympics Saskatchewan sport programs in the community; develop monthly newsletters and social media communications; recruit volunteers and donors; act as chair of meetings when required

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November 2009 – Present                             

Coaching and Advising

Active Start/Fundamentals Coach (January 2018 – Present)

Special Olympics Moose Jaw, Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan

Girls’ A Basketball Coach (December 2015 – Present)

Westmount School, Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan

Bantam Boys’ Volleyball and Cross Country Coach; Student Representative Council and We Day Committee Advisor (September – December 2014)

Mossbank School, Mossbank, Saskatchewan

Junior Girls’ Basketball Coach (November 2009 – June 2011)

Robert Southey School, Southey, Saskatchewan

Responsibilities: differentiate instruction to teach sport-specific skills; motivate by positive means; plan and facilitate competitions and practices; provide opportunities for student growth and independence; act as a positive role model

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February 2015 – July 2015                            

Autism Interventionist

Regina Qu’Appelle Health Region Child and Youth Services, Autism Services, Regina, Saskatchewan

Responsibilities: administer discrete-trail-training and the Picture Exchange Communication System through faded prompting and reinforcements to meet the programming goals of pre-school aged children; keep specific, objective data; provide and plan for community socialization programming and respite care; communicate progress to both parents and clinicians

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September 2012 – April 2015                             

Literacy Tutor

Campus for All, University of Regina, Regina, Saskatchewan

Responsibilities: provide social opportunities and connections for adults with varying abilities; model positive social relationships; motivate by positive means; act as a guide on the side; assist with the completion of modified course assignments; differentiate content, instructional strategies, resources, and assessments; develop literacy, organizational, goal setting, and time management skills; assist with career preparation

 Campus for All Write-Up                                             

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July 2011 – July 2015                 

Senior Counsellor (February – August 2014)

Medication Counsellor (May 2012 – August 2013)

Counsellor-in-Training (July – August 2011)

Camp Easter Seal, Saskatchewan Abilities Council, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan

Responsibilities: ensure safety, welfare, comfort, enjoyment, and independence of campers ages 6 to 70+ with level 2 to 4 care needs; assist with recruitment, interviews, and staffing; provide adequate, continuous training to all staff; provide constructive, unbiased verbal and written feedback and conflict resolution; review camper files and act as case manager; work as a liaison between the care provider, camp manager, camp nurses, counsellors, and dietitian; implement behaviour modification plans; provide attendant care; administer medications under the direction of the camp nurse; assist with medical emergencies; serve, housekeep, and maintain campers’ belongings

Camp Easter Seal Performance Review 1Camp Easter Seal Perfomance Appraisal 2 Camp Easter Seal Performance Appraisal 3   Skills Assessment skills assessment page 2

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May 2011 –  April 2014                      

Ambassador Leader/Senior

Ambassador Program, University of Regina, Regina, Saskatchewan

Responsibilities: represent University of Regina; plan and promote Welcome Week activities and social events; organize and execute a fundraiser committee (Camp Easter Seal Steak Night); lead campus tours and Junior/Senior Ambassador training

Ambassador 2 AmbassadorSaskatchewan Abilities Donation 

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September – December 2013          

Tutor Mentor

Campion College, Regina, Saskatchewan

Responsibilities: assist instructor with delivery, differentiation, and assessment of English 100; provide one-on-one tutoring and feedback

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June 2009 – August 2011                  

Youth Worker

Southey Play Program, Southey, Saskatchewan

Responsibilities: plan and execute activities for children with various abilities ages 5 to 12; clean facility

Activities  and Interests

  • Memberships: Saskatchewan Teachers’ Federation; The Attic Spin Studio
  • Personal Interests: writing, reading, and biking
  • Volunteering: Help Portrait Moose Jaw; Special Olympics Saskatchewan Summer Games

Campion College Engaged Learning Program Huda School Science Fair

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