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Olivia - Female PE teacher

Olivia - Female PE teacher 

Career Objective

I am an passionate and enthusiastic teacher of Physical Education who has just moved to London UK, and am seeking a long term PE teaching position in a good school to develop for my teaching skills further whilst experienced education in a different country and culture.

 Qualifications and Education

Feb 2014 – Dec 2014   Graduate Diploma in Secondary School Teaching

(Subjects: Physical Education Yr 7-10, Outdoor Education Yr 7-13, Social Studies Yr 7-13 and Special Needs all years)

July 2011 – Nov 2013  Bachelor of Sustainability and Outdoor Education (Level 7) CPIT (Christchurch Polytechnic Institute of Technology), Christchurch

2004 – 2010  Menzies College, Wyndham, Southland

NCEA Level 3 and UE (subjects: Outdoor Education, PE, Geography, History, Tourism and travel)

Awards and Achievements

January 2015                Wilderness first aid (70hours)

November 2012           NZIOA Rock Leader Award

August 2012                  Pre Hospital Emergency Care Certificate (PHEC)

June 2012                      Surf Lifesaving Award (Waimairi Surf Club)

January 2011                Outward Bound attendee

April 2010                      Spirit of Adventure attendee

Feb 2006 – Current      Duke of Edinburgh Awards (Bronze, Silver and Gold)

Relevant Skills and Strengths

Communication and Interpersonal Skills

·        Willing and able to talk to people, either giving instructions or asking for guidance

·        Developed excellent working relationship with people from all levels of professional, social and cultural backgrounds, through working at the Outdoor Education Group (OEG).

 Teamwork Skills

·        As a staff member of the OEG, I work in a team to teach skills and supervise the attendees

·        Many years as a member of sports teams (netball, touch), still play netball in winter

Motivation and Enthusiasm

·        Self-motivated with enthusiasm for achieving career goals, as shown by choosing to study while working

Organised and Supportive

·        As studying and working at the same time, being organised is important to have assignments in on time

·        Working on camps and at OEG has let me became very supportive of attendees when achieving an activity

Employment History

September 2016 -    Teaching Agencies

Current        London, England

Responsibilities and Duties

Teaching PE and variety of other subjects to students many different schools

 Winter 2015 &        St Peter’s College and Hostel

Winter 2016        Kakapo Street, Gore, New Zealand

 Responsibilities and Duties

 Supervising and caring or the welfare of students at the hostel

 Relief teaching all subjects years 7-13

 Helping young students coach netball teams

January 2015     The Outdoor Education Group/Camp Marysville

May 2016        109 Goulburn Valley Highway, 3213, Eildon, Australia

Responsibilities and Duties

Responsible for welfare of all clients (14 students at a time)

Instructing numerous activities such as climbing, hiking and cycling

Organising and running whole camps or up to 200 people

October 2012     YMCA Instructor (part time, while studying)

December 2014    YMCA Hereford Street, Christchurch, New Zealand

Responsibilities and Duties

Responsible for welfare of any clients

Instruct archery, rock climbing and ABL

April 2012 –         OSCAR Staff Member (part time, while studying)

December 2013    Kendal Ave Primary School, Burnside, Christchurch, New Zealand

            Responsibilities and Duties

            Responsible for the welfare of the attendees

            Supervising the attendees

            Entertain attendees

 Voluntary Work

2007 – Current    Umpire (netball, achieved regional umpiring badge 2009)

            Hagley Park, Christchurch

2009 – 2010    Community, sport and ball committee (Organisation of events)

            Menzies College, Wyndham, Southland

2007 – 2010        Kayaking and swimming Instructor/netball coach

            Menzies College and Mataura Swimming pool, Southland      


·        Outdoor education (rock climbing)

·        Environmental care and sustainability

·        Special needs education