NATASHA SALES
6 Yvonne Court, Rowville, 3178, Victoria
0429 684 095 ▪ mrs.nsales@gmail.com ▪ za.linkedin.com/in/natashasal...
Key Achievements:
 I was the Pick n Pay Liaison Officer for the entire organisation for 2013 to 2015. I liaised with
Pick...
 Fulfilling administrative and staff duties including gate, break and afterschool duty
 Coaching netball
Key Achievement...
ACE monitor ▪ April 2006 - September 2008
Shanan Christian School ▪ 88 Great North Road, Benoni 1501
Shanan Christian Scho...
Training
Shanan Christian School 2008 ACE Monitor Certificate
Hatfield Training Centre 2009 ICDL: PowerPoint, Word Process...
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Natasha Sales Resume

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  • 1. NATASHA SALES 6 Yvonne Court, Rowville, 3178, Victoria 0429 684 095 ▪ mrs.nsales@gmail.com ▪ za.linkedin.com/in/natashasales ▪ Permanent Resident Professional Overview I have 6 years of Education experience, ranging from assisting teachers to being fully qualified to teach Mathematics, English, Geography, History, Natural Science and Art. My roles have included teaching various subjects, counselling students, designing school policies and procedures, facilitating various extracurricular activities as well as managing intervention and remedial assistance. I have a solid understanding of Bloom’s Taxonomy allowing for a higher order thinking skills, STEM implementation and a philosophical approach to education. Professional Experience Year 5 Educator ▪ October 2012 – December 2015 St Francis College ▪ 32 Park Street, Benoni 1501 St Francis College is an independent school in Benoni that is run as a non-profit organisation. Key Roles:  Teaching Natural Science for Year 4, 5 and 6 as well as History and Geography for Year 5 and 6 in 2012  Teaching English for Year 5 and History and Geography for Year 4, 5 and 6 in 2013, 2014 and 2015  Planning and implementing year plans, term plans and programmes of assessment  Planning and carrying out lesson plans for all subject areas  Research and presentation of learning material in the form of text books, worksheets and multimedia (in the form of PowerPoint, Mimio and video resources)  Design of assessment tools such as rubrics, tests, exams as well as formal and informal assessment, ensuring that Bloom’s Taxonomy is applied  Identifying learning problem areas and assisting students through remediation and one on one assistance  Fulfilling administrative and staff duties including gate, break and afterschool duty  Facilitating netball, tennis and athletics  Drawing up the term plan for the after school programme, Wacky Wednesday. Wacky Wednesday is an hour long afterschool programme where students are taught extra skills. I have held salt dough, scrap booking, music theory, choir and glee club classes  Coaching children in public speaking in preparation for competitions and Benoni Eisteddfod. My two years as a Toastmaster proved invaluable in this particular role
  • 2. Key Achievements:  I was the Pick n Pay Liaison Officer for the entire organisation for 2013 to 2015. I liaised with Pick n Pay (a large supermarket chain in South Africa that runs competitions and fund raising opportunities for schools as well as provides additional learning materials) and managed the competitions within the school, the events offered by sponsors and the distribution of learning materials to relevant subjects and levels.  I was the SBST (School-based Support Team) Coordinator for my phase (Years 4, 5 and 6) for 2014 and 2015. I supervised the remedial assistance administered by the teachers within my phase, liaised with teachers regarding weak students and gave advice on different forms of support, and signed off support paperwork when all requirements had been met.  I was the lay counsellor in the Preparatory section. This involved seeing students in my administration periods and before school in a counselling capacity. Students were referred to me in the event of the death of a loved one, reports of social misconduct or areas of concern raised by teachers and guardians. In this role, I designed an anti-bully programme which included assembly presentations, forms, complaint procedures and rehabilitation for bullies.  I was part of the Umalusi team which is a team comprising of the principal, a senior educator and myself. Umalusi is a South African governing body which ensures that schools have correct policies and procedures in place. As the school was preparing for certification, we were tasked with the responsibility of diagnosing current policy shortcomings and designing policies where deemed necessary. References: Ms Jennifer Rees-Gibbs (Preparatory Principal) +27 11 845 2124 jennyreesgibbs@gmail.com Mrs Dian Cockcroft (Head) +27 11 845 2124 diancockcroft@gmail.com Year 6 Educator ▪ April 2012 – September 2012 Crystal Park Primary School ▪ Hornbill Street, Crystal Park 1501 Crystal Park Primary School is a public school in Benoni. Key Roles:  Teaching Afrikaans and Life Orientation for Year 6 as well as Technology for Year 7  Preparing and implementing year plans, term plans and programmes of assessment  Planning and carrying out lesson plans for all subject areas  Research and presentation of learning material in the form of text books and worksheets  Design of assessment tools such as rubrics, tests, exams as well as formal and informal assessment  Identifying learning problem areas and assisting students through remediation and one on one assistance
  • 3.  Fulfilling administrative and staff duties including gate, break and afterschool duty  Coaching netball Key Achievements:  Successful transition from student teacher to full time teacher  Rapid adjustment to management of a classroom without supervision  Matured in my ability to maintain discipline and control in a classroom References: Mrs Trish Hopkinson (Acting Principal) +27 11 969 3608 trish1@tiscali.co.za Student Teacher ▪ July 2011 - September 2011 Kathstan College ▪ 21 Patten Road, Benoni Agricultural Holdings 1509 Kathstan College is an independent school in Benoni and specialise in remedial education. I was fortunately able to carry out my teaching practical through their school. I was given freedom to prepare and present lessons in various subjects to grade 4 - 9 students. Subjects included languages, mathematics, history, geography, natural science, technology and art. Key Roles:  Preparing and carrying out lesson plans for all subject areas  Research and presentation of learning material in the form of text books and worksheets  Design of assessment tools such as rubrics, tests, exams as well as formal and informal assessment  Identifying learning problem areas and assisting students through remediation and one on one assistance  Coaching students for Benoni Eisteddfod Key Achievements:  Developed a working understanding of classroom management  Built a solid understanding of assessment tools  Established a framework for helping students with learning difficulties
  • 4. ACE monitor ▪ April 2006 - September 2008 Shanan Christian School ▪ 88 Great North Road, Benoni 1501 Shanan Christian School is an ACE (Accelerated Christian Education) school based in Benoni. I worked as an ACE monitor in a learning centre. This required me to work under a supervisor who is a qualified teacher. Key Roles:  Daily checking of homework and correspondence  Checking of children’s work throughout the day  Filing of tests and other paperwork  Assisting the teacher in various activities involving the students and paperwork  Coaching students for netball Key Achievements:  Attended training and qualified as an ACE monitor  Qualified as a volley ball and table tennis referee  Developed strong organisational skills References: Mrs Marlene van Heerden (Principal) +27 11 425 2538 theprincipal@shanancs.co.za Qualifications University of South Africa 2015 - 2017 ▪ Honours in Social Psychology I plan to complete my Honours degree in 2017 after which I will pursue my Master’s degree. I believe that this would be an asset in my teaching career as it will equip me with the necessary tools to assist learners in my classroom. My dream would be to pursue remedial teaching in the future. University of South Africa December 2011 ▪ Post Graduate Certificate in Education Specialized in Intermediate and Senior Phase. Subjects included: language, mathematics, history, geography, natural science, technology and art.   University of South Africa December 2008 ▪ Bachelor of Arts Specialization in Psychological Counselling. Subjects include psychology, religious and language modules. 
  • 5. Training Shanan Christian School 2008 ACE Monitor Certificate Hatfield Training Centre 2009 ICDL: PowerPoint, Word Processing and Computer essentials Hatfield Art Centre 2010 Worship Academy (included music theory and music genres) St Francis College 2013 2014 Building a test workshop Excel for mark sheets Managing your classroom Coursera 2015  Introduction to Public Speaking  Conversations that Inspire: Coaching Learning, Leadership and Change  Powerful Tools for Teaching and Learning: WEB 2.0 Tools  Tinkering Fundamentals: a Constructionist Approach to STEM Learning  Effective Problem-Solving and Decision-Making  Work Smarter, Not Harder: Time Management for Personal and Professional Productivity  Learning How to Learn: Powerful mental tools to help you master tough subjects  Get Organized: How to be a Together Teacher Key Skills Communication I am constantly liaising with school leadership, colleagues, parents and students. I communicate clearly and confidently. I try to integrate story telling in my lessons frequently as it enables students to relate to the topic. Organization Deadlines are consistently met in a timely fashion. Class documentation and filing are always up to date and as a SBST coordinator, I ensure that fellow colleagues have necessary documentation and that all support documentation is handed in, signed off and filed correctly. Management In the classroom, I guide my students and I set the tone for the day. I am able to handle conflict in a constructive manner. Computer skills I use Microsoft Word to set tests and assessments, Publisher for newsletters, worksheets, certificates and cards, Excel for recording marks, PowerPoint for presenting lessons and assemblies and Mimio for interactive learning. Adaptability As important as preparation is, I recognise that lessons and other areas may not go according to plan and I am willing to adapt accordingly. Preparation I prepare and implement lesson plans, term plans and programmes of assessment. I also prepare my classroom each morning before the start of the school day. Innovation I am constantly following trends as children are on the forefront of changing technologies. This allows for creativity in lesson presentation as well as the ability to relate to my students’ frames of reference.

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