teaching Experience

 

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Senior Visual Arts teacher

Heritage College Lake Macquarie 2013-present

Facilitator and Designer of the Year 7-10 (Stage 4 & 5) Visual Arts Curriculum and Faculty Program:

Expertise:
-Classroom and Behaviour Management
-Learning Content: Programming, Production and Management
-Ability to communicate concrete and abstract concepts to students
-Ability to spot and cultivate creativity
-Teaching Resource Development and refinement.
-Curriculum Design
-Excursion Design
-Assessment Management

-Resource Management
-Prepare and implement lesson plans
-Address various learning styles to suit a variety of student needs
-Implement subject-specific frameworks and standards relevant to the Australian Curriculum.
-Collaboration with teachers and School staff in oder to foster an enjoyable, integrated and safe learning envionment for students.
-Reporting on Students Progress.
-Deep knowledge of subject matter, theory and practical, and standards
-Excellent written and oral communication skills
-Demonstrate the use of art materials and tools such as oils, watercolours, palettes and palette knives, brushes, pens, pencils, dyes, clay, fabric, canvas and paper

HISTORY TEACHER

Heritage College Lake Macquarie 2017-present

-Stage 5 Australian Curriculum.

 

Other Professional Experience:

Kotara High School Internship (2011) Grades 7-12 Visual Art,Visual Design, Photography, Sculpture Classes, Groves Christian College (QLD) Practicum, Grades 7-11(2010), Morisset High School Practicum Grades 7-10 (2009).


Lecturer in Visual Communication Design

University of Newcastle, School of Creative Industries (2018-present)

  • Course Co-ordinator: 2018. Semester 1- DESN 3005: Design Contexts 5- Design Research Methodologies
  •  2018. Semester 1- DESN 1001: Design Contexts 1- What- Definitions, Theories and Practices of Design.
  •  2018. Semester 2- DESN 1002: Design Contexts 1- When- Histories of Visual Communication Design.
  •  2018. Semester 2- DESN 1021: Design Projects 2- Visual Design Thinking.

Casual Academic

University of Newcastle, School of Design, Communication and IT (2015)

  • Casual Academic/Course Coordinator for Semester 1, 2015:- DESN 3005: Design Contexts- Design Research Methodologies

University of Newcastle, School of Creative Industries (2017-2018)

  • Lecturer and Tutor 2017. Semester 1- DESN 3005: Design Contexts 5- Design Research Methodologies

University of Newcastle, School of Education (2017-present)

  • Co-ordinator/Tutor 2017: Semester 1- EDUC4099: Specialist studies in Senior Visual Arts
  • Co-ordinator/Tutor 2017: Semester 1- EDUC2071: Specialist studies in Junior Visual Arts
  • Co-ordinator/Tutor 2017: Semester 1- EDUC6371: Specialist studies in Junior Visual Arts
  • Co-ordinator/Tutor 2018: Semester 1- EDUC4099: Specialist studies in Senior Visual Arts

Expertise:
-Managing Tertiary Student progress to a broad set of outcomes.
-Foster a learning environment that promotes critical thinking and rigorous investigation.
-provide accurate and consistent information.
-Develop suitable educational resources, links and online learning platforms that facilitate multi-modal learning.
-Clarify program requirements, policies and procedures to students.
-Assist students in identifying appropriate institutional resources
-Facilitate relationships between the students and other individuals on campus who may provide assistance
-Uphold the academic standards of the institution
-Interpret and provide rationale for institutional policies, procedures, and requirements.
-Exhibits effective interpersonal, written and oral communication skills
- Interactive Tutorial and Lecture Presentations
-Administration of Course Delivery