Curriculum Vitae
NADINE GRIFFITHS
Sultan Bin Tahnoon Building
Al Muwaiji
Al Ain
UAE
Cell: +971 50 376 0698 Email: nadinegr...
Higher Education
College : NORMAAL COLLEGE OF EDUCATION IN
COOPERATION WITH THE UNIVERSITY OF PRETORIA,
SOUTH AFRICA
Diplo...
Teaching Achievements
• Created Science modules based on the Harcourt Science textbook series which has
been implemented a...
ESL teacher Teaching English to students ages 6 to adults / 8 – 15 Students per class
Work Experience: SOUTH AFRICA
• JAN ...
4. Ms Nahla Al Jabbar - Academical Advisor AL ITTIHAD PRIVATE SCHOOL - Email: nahlataj@gmail.com
5. Rima Abu Rashid AL ITT...
4. Ms Nahla Al Jabbar - Academical Advisor AL ITTIHAD PRIVATE SCHOOL - Email: nahlataj@gmail.com
5. Rima Abu Rashid AL ITT...
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Nadine Griffiths Resume

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  • 1. Curriculum Vitae NADINE GRIFFITHS Sultan Bin Tahnoon Building Al Muwaiji Al Ain UAE Cell: +971 50 376 0698 Email: nadinegriftw@yahoo.co.uk ________________________________________________________________ Personal Data: Date of birth : 01 December 1966 Marital status : Single Nationality : South African Languages : English Afrikaans Education & Training Qualifications:  Grade 12, 1984, Linden High School  HED Primary Phase,1985-1988, University of Pretoria / BEd equivalent Degree (Certified by the University of Pretoria) Professional membership: SACE – South African Council for Educators 1984, Linden High School Subjects passed: - Afrikaans first language HG - English second language HG - Biology HG - History HG - Home Economics HG - Typing Aggregate (passed with Merit) 1
  • 2. Higher Education College : NORMAAL COLLEGE OF EDUCATION IN COOPERATION WITH THE UNIVERSITY OF PRETORIA, SOUTH AFRICA Diplomas attained : HIGHER DIPLOMA IN EDUCATION / BEd Degree (1985 – 1988) Major subjects passed : Afrikaans Geography Scripture Knowledge Pedagogic II English Methodic Specializing subjects : Class music I Needlework II Art II Physical Training II COMPUTER SKILLS : Computer literate and able to teach students basic computer skills as welI as incorporating educational programs in the different learning areas. Personal & Professional Qualities  Proven ability to prioritize and meet demanding deadlines  Experience in various computer skills e.g. MS Word, Power Point and Excel  Outstanding communication skills  Enthusiastic and passionate about academic future and willing to take on new challenges  Critical and a creative thinker; problem solver and open to new ideas  Very reliable and precise with work assignments  Good management skills and project planning  Knowledge on collaborative strategies in educational support  A comprehensive knowledge of: • Outcome based Education • Teaching as a facilitator • Co-Operative teaching • American Curriculum • PYP - program - Part of the IB Program 2
  • 3. Teaching Achievements • Created Science modules based on the Harcourt Science textbook series which has been implemented and used in grades 5 and 6. • Launched the Eco-Ranger program in the Primary Section of our school to promote environmental awareness. • Initiated the process of becoming actively involved in the Mathletics web based math program. • Recognized as a teacher with “Excellent Teaching Practices” in January 2009. • Implemented a program for Differentiated Instruction being used from grade 1 – grade 6. • Organizing the annual Science Fair. • Incorporation of structured mental math exercises to raise levels of progress in Math • Implementing Learner Profiles in grades 1 – 4 focusing on the learning environment in which values are strongly evident and embraced by both teachers and students. • Putting a program into practice for the Gifted and Talented students supporting them with various extension activities to enhance their learning experience. • Member of the Steering Committee involved in the accreditation process through NEASC and CIS. • Compiling school inspection reports for Science and Math for the KHDA. Work Experience: UAE • Aug 2015 – Present : ADEC – AL Ghaith Girls School – Al Ain - UAE  Grade 2 – Homeroom teacher for 2 classes  Lead planner for Science • Sept 2013 – July 2015 : Emirates National School – Mohammed Bin Zayed Campus, Abu Dhabi, UAE  Grade 2 – Homeroom Teacher 2013 – 2015 : Lead planner for the PYP course for grade 2. • Sept 2005 – June 2013 : Al Ittihad Private School Jumeira, Dubai - UAE  2012 – 2013: Science & Math Coordinator: Gr 1 – 6 Science : Gr. 1 – 3 Math Coordinator  2010 – 2012: Science Coordinator Gr. 1 – 6 ; Math Coordinator Gr. 4 - 6 2010 - Science Teacher - Gr. 6 / 24 Students  Science Coordinator 2007- 2009 & Science Teacher – Gr.5 & 6  Teacher 2006 /2007: Grade 5 – Science & Math / All classes / 130 Students  HRT 2005/2006: Gr. 5 - Science, Math, English & Health Science / 24 Students Gr. 6 - Science & Health Science / 24 Students Work Experience: TAIWAN – (Republic of China) • FEB 2005 –AUG 2005: David’s English Language Institute & Sagor Kindergarten and Elementary School, Hsinchu, Taiwan Full time Teacher for: Kindergarten / 15 Students ESL teacher as well as elementary teacher for Gr.1 / 15 Students Teaching English to pupils ages 6 and conversational English to adults • MAY 2003 - DEC 2004: Inter English School, Homei, Taiwan 3
  • 4. ESL teacher Teaching English to students ages 6 to adults / 8 – 15 Students per class Work Experience: SOUTH AFRICA • JAN 2002 – APRIL 2003: Discovery Health South Africa Consultant Discovery World • JAN 1998 – DEC 2001 : Florida Primary School, Florida, Roodepoort, SA Computer Science Teacher - Gr. 0 to Gr. 7 (2000 - 2001) Whole school / 26 Students per class Junior Primary Teacher - Gr. 2 Teacher (1999) / 21 Students - Gr. 3 Teacher (1998) / 22 Students • JAN 1997 - DEC 1997: Observatory Girls Primary School, South Africa Junior Primary Teacher - Gr. 1 Teacher (1997) / 25 Students • JAN 1993 - DEC 1996: Waterval Islamic Institute, Johannesburg, South Africa Junior Primary Teacher - Gr. 2 Teacher (1993 - 1996) / 15 Students **Varied each year • JAN 1991 – DEC 1992: Marketing Consultant • JAN1989 – DEC 1990: Lyndhurst Primary School, Johannesburg, South Africa Junior Primary Teacher - Gr. 2 Teacher (1989 - 1991) / 20 Students Additional Information:  Drivers license (South Africa and U.A.E)  Own Transport  Have a great interest in fine arts & languages  Language proficiency: English & Afrikaans (speak, read, write)  Experience in private tutoring.  Open Water diving license (Padi)  Great interest in traveling  Painting and drawing Career Objective I wish to further my career in a training environment, where I have much to offer, because of a sincere passion for people. In addition, my relationship-building skills assist me in establishing effective interpersonal relationships. I have a keen interest in all cultures and would like to explore this interest further. Characteristics I have good interpersonal skills, having dealt with a diversity of people from different cultural backgrounds. I adapt to new concepts and responsibilities. My presentation skills are chosen specifically with emphasis on training and development of students. I enjoy a challenge and believe success is the key to building a stable future.I am result orientated and I am proactive and an independent thinker. I have the ability to encourage my team members. I am self motivated and able to work independently and as a team member to meet operational deadlines. I function well in high pressure environments, I adapt to new concepts and responsibilities and changing environments REFERENCES: 1. Ms Adele Bentley – ADEC Head of Faculty - Email : adele.bentley@adec.ac.ae 2. Ms. Farah Ebrik – Grade Coordinator - EMIRATES NATIONAL SCHOOL - Email : f.ebrik@ens.sch.ae 3. Mr. Perry Topia - Principal - EMIRATES NATIONAL SCHOOL - Email : p.topia @ ens.sch.ae 4
  • 5. 4. Ms Nahla Al Jabbar - Academical Advisor AL ITTIHAD PRIVATE SCHOOL - Email: nahlataj@gmail.com 5. Rima Abu Rashid AL ITTIHAD PRIVATE SCHOOL - Vice Principal - Email: queenrima@gmail.com 5
  • 6. 4. Ms Nahla Al Jabbar - Academical Advisor AL ITTIHAD PRIVATE SCHOOL - Email: nahlataj@gmail.com 5. Rima Abu Rashid AL ITTIHAD PRIVATE SCHOOL - Vice Principal - Email: queenrima@gmail.com 5

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