WORK EXPERIENCE

2009 - 2018

Spanish & French Educator - A.I.S.K

​I'm an Elementary and Middle School Spanish/French Educator at an American International School in Kingston, Jamaica. I plan and implement effective pedagogical techniques for all grade levels. I also, actively engage in curriculum, staff training and development to foster efficient classroom instruction.

Professional ​ Info

To strategically align myself to a dynamically poised organization or educational institution, which will allow me to maximize my full potential, and to contribute to the fulfillment of the organization’s goals.

2011 - present

Adjunct Spanish Lecturer - UTECH

​I teach at the University of Technology, Jamaica. I conduct classes at several levels concurrently from beginning speakers to students who are approaching near fluency. My instruction encapsulates the five core components of foreign language learning, that is: speaking, listening, reading, writing and culture. I plan and deliver all lessons in an interactive classroom environment to facilitate authentic immersion and acquisition of the target language.

Languages

  • English (Native)
  • Spanish (Advanced/Fluent)
  • French (Intermediate)
  • ​Portugese (Basic)

2012 - 2013

English Language Assistant - France

My one year academic tenure as an English Teaching Assistant at a vocational school (Lycée François Clouet) and an elementary school (Collège Bechellerie) in Tours, France gave me the opportunity to sharpen my french speaking skills. I was responsible for the communicative and interactive process of English language acquisition after the core topic was taught. The pedagogy I employed was mainly digital and hand-on so as to engage them in speaking and listening in a highly educational and fun-filled environment.

Skills

  • Public/Motivational Speaking
  • Microsoft Office/MAC Os
  • Graphic Design
  • Culinary Art

EDUCATION

2011 - 2012

University of the West Indies, Mona Campus (Dip.ED)

I did a one year post-graduate Diploma in Foreign Language Education. The course offered instruction in Classroom Pedagogy, Digital Teaching & Learning, Assessment Preparation & techniques, as well as an Internship.

2007 - 2009

University of the Balearic Islands, Mallorca, Spain (MA)

​I did an intense two year program in Tourism Management with a focus on Sustainable Tourism in Palma de Mallorca, Spain. Some of my core courses included: Marketing & Finance, Human Resource Management, Business Leadership, Economic Analysis and Environmental Tourism.

​2003 - 2006

University of the West Indies, Mona Campus (BA)

I completed a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Spanish and International Relations. I also did a six month exchange program at the University of Puerto Rico, San Juan. I did Spanish Language and Literature, Law & Governance, International Business & Markets as well as Foundational and Intermediate French courses.

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