Experience

  • Educational Therapist

    at Care Corner

    July 2019 - at Present

    Singapore

    • Assessing, monitoring and evaluating children’s cognitive abilities • Preparing children for school readiness by teaching literacy and numeracy concepts • Working as part of a multi-disciplinary team • Designing and implementing age and ability appropriate lessons based on children’s interests and strengths • Setting clear and timely goals and objectives

  • Class Teacher

    at Maple Bear Preschool

    January 2017 - December 2018

    Singapore

    • Aligned teaching techniques and devised personalised support strategies to help students with differing ability levels and grasp of materials. • Arranged materials and instructional plans to implement immersive activities delving into theme concepts. • Kept classroom environments consistent and focused on learning by establishing and enforcing clear objectives. • Scheduled appointments with parents to discuss students' progress and classroom behaviour. • Established positive rapport with all students and parents through home calls, emails and parent- teacher meetings. • Provided one-on-one attention to students, while maintaining overall focus on entire group. • Assisted small groups of children per station during small-group learning periods.

  • Class Teacher

    at Chiltern House Preschool

    January 2014 - December 2016

    Singapore

    • Collaborated with specialists to meet needs of students with autism requiring extra support. • Arranged materials and instructional plans to implement immersive activities delving into theme, language and numeracy concepts. • Aligned teaching techniques and devised personalised support strategies to help students with differing ability levels and grasp of materials. • Increased parent satisfaction through well-organised IEP meetings and family conferences focused on improving student's skills.

  • Senior Teacher

    at Pearlbank Kindergarten

    July 2013 - December 2013

    Singapore

    • Mentored junior teachers to improve teaching, classroom management and disciplinary strategies. • Assisted with curriculum planning and material selection. • Executed Montessori techniques and used Montessori materials to inspire students during class lessons.

  • Class Teacher

    at Chiltern House Preschool

    January 2000 - March 2005

    Singapore

    • Aligned teaching techniques and devised personalised support strategies to help students with differing ability levels and grasp of materials. • Arranged materials and instructional plans to implement immersive activities delving into theme concepts. • Kept classroom environment consistent and focused on learning by establishing and reinforcing clear objectives. • Collaborated with specialists to meet needs of students with autism requiring extra support. • Scheduled appointments with parents to discuss students' progress and classroom behaviour.

Education

  • Master in Special Education

    at National Institute of Education

    2017 - 2019 (2 years) Singapore

  • Diploma in Early Childhood Care and Education

    at SEED Institute

    2014 - 2017 (3 years) Singapore

  • Postgraduate Certificate in Educationb

    at Goldsmith's college, University of London

    1992 - 1993 (1 year) London

  • Bachelor's Degree in Psychology

    at University of East London

    1988 - 1991 (3 years)

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