Angela Di Ponio 4120 Casgrain Drive Windsor, ON N9G 2A5 (519) 972-9290 email@example.com angeladiponio.wordpress.comCareer objective: Seeking part time, full time or occasional teaching within Ontario.Education: 2012 ABQ Communications Technology, Grade 11 and 12 2012 ABQ Communications Technology, Grade 9 and 10 2011 AQ ESL, PART 1 2010 AQ SPECIAL EDUCATION, PART 1 2010 ABQ INTERMEDIATE DIVISION: RELIGIOUS EDUCATION 2008 BACHELOR OF EDUCATION University of Windsor, Windsor, ON Concentration: Intermediate/Senior Focus on: Visual Art and Drama 2007 BACHELOR OF ARTS (HONOURS) University of Windsor, Windsor, ON Major: Visual Arts and Communication Studies Minor: Dramatic Arts 2004 TRADIGITAL-ANIMATION DIPLOMA St. Clair College, Windsor, ONEducational 2005 – Present MEMBER OF THE GOLDEN KEY HONOURS SOCIETYAccomplishments:Professional A talent for motivating and involving students at all levels.Summary A genuine interest and concern for young people. Ability to easily adapt to varied teaching situations. Highly developed computer skills with in-depth experience of using technology in the classroom; white board, smart board, cameras, slide shows, studio lighting setup, high-end computer programs, and Microsoft office suite.ProfessionalTeachingExperience2010 - 2012 OCCASIONAL TEACHER W.E.C.D.S.B., Windsor, ON October 2010 – Present Acted as a substitute teacher delivering planned lessons to students in a range of different subjects. Developed strategies for successfully managing a class. Used school resources and rules as tool for success. SENIOR COMMUNICATIONS TECHNOLOGY TEACHER Long Term Occasional Teacher at Ste. Anne H.S., Belle River, ON. January 7 – April 20, 2012 • Developed classes based around digital technology, all work was submitted and given through Google Docs and server drives. • Courses focused on Yearbook creation and television broadcasting. • Students were able to grow and learn at their own pace, creating work that challenged them as individuals.
• Completed mid-term reports using personalized comments. INTERMEDIATE RELIGION/SENIOR RELIGION/LEADERSHIP TEACHER Long Term Occasional Teacher at Cardinal Carter, Leamington, ON. September 6, 2011 – November 1, 2011 Developed unit plans based on curriculum documents supplied by school. Developed strategies for successfully managing a class. Accompanied Grade 11 Leadership class on a 5-day trip to Muskoka Woods. Accompanied Grade 10 Religion class on a spiritual retreat. Completed progress and midterm report cards for all three courses. SENIOR RELIGION TEACHER (Grade 11 and 12) Long Term Occasional Teacher at Cardinal Carter, Leamington, ON. May 17, 2011 – June 30, 2011 Developed unit plans and final exams. Complete final report cards for all 3 courses2008 - 2010 SECONDARY SCHOOL TEACHER Springwood High School, King’s Lynn, Norfolk, UK September 2008 – July 2010 Media Studies Teacher Year 12 (A/S) and 13 (A/2) Developed the course schedule and delivery for both Year 12 and Year 13 Media Studies courses. This included developing involving, interesting and varied lessons directed towards certain goals set out by the OCR Exam Board (Oxford, Cambridge and R.S.A.). Delivered the first completely digital unit in Media Studies. Students used popular websites to showcase their work. This included training students on the use of Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Premiere, Blogspot.com, Wordpress.com, Slideshare.net, Facebook.com, Audacity, and Youtube.com. Delivered the course in a practical manner, using technology whenever possible to assist student learning and to promote independent learning as well as comfort with technology. Successfully directed Year 12 students in creating a professional magazine cover, contents page and double-page spread of a music magazine. (2008-2009) Team-taught a Year 13 class contributing my technical expertise to the creation of music videos and my theoretical expertise to the study of genre in film.2009 – 2010 Year 12 General Studies Teacher Developed and delivered lessons based on current issues in Art, Media, Business, Technology and Science. Prepared students for final written exam with practice tests and regular written activities. Delivered lessons and workshops based on essay writing.2008 – 2010 Cover Teacher Year 7-11 Acted as a substitute teacher delivering planned lessons to students in a range of different subjects. Developed strategies for successfully managing a class. Used school resources and rules as tool for success.2008 – 2009 Visual Arts teacher Year 7 and 8. Using National Curriculum developed engaging and purposeful lessons through themed Units. Presented lessons in a way that incorporates all types of learners, as
well as allowing time for one-on-one assistance. Developed positive strategies for classroom management, dealing with issues calmly and effectively. Established a positive relationship with students; creating a safe environment that is conducive to learning.2008 – 2009 BTEC Performing Arts Teacher Year 10 Worked as part of a team to teach a specific unit based on Mask Making. Created a learning environment that was similar to that of a workshop. Inspired students through exemplar pieces and demonstrations. Managed the class in Safety Audits, the creation of masks for productions, and face painting. Stressed the need for working in a safe and productive environment based on teamwork. Lesson plans and assignments were successfully monitored internally.Extracurricular • Assisted students in the organization and production of a school-involvement wide “lip dub”, similar to a music video (2012). Held sessions for students after school and during free periods to improve and catch up on work (2008-2010). Created educational videos alongside Drama and Media students. Trained fellow colleagues in the use of Adobe Photoshop (2010). Contributed to the school musical by creating a series of digital backgrounds for the play, We Will Rock You (2009) and The Siege (2010). Chaperoned a school art trip to Paris (2008) where we directed students through the busy streets, to several famous art galleries, shopping centers and landmarks. Judged the Senior and Junior talent shows (2008-2010).Professional Attended several courses including: Effective art lessons for NQTsDevelopment (Newly Qualified Teachers), Get ahead OCR Media Studies, Basic First Aid Training, and Teaching General Studies. Attended OCR Media Studies Conference 2010.Teaching 2010-2011 COMMUNICATIONS TECHNOLOGY, (VOLUNTEER)Related Assist students with assignments and tasks given by teacher.Experience Assist teacher in administrative duties, creative works, and lesson/extracurricular activity plans. 2008 ANIMATION INSTRUCTOR Walkerville Collegiate Institute Secondary School, Windsor, ON Lead students in an extra-credit animation project based on diversity Taught students the basics of animating with clay 2007 – 2008 CONFIRMATION INSTRUCTOR (VOLUNTEER) Corpus Christi, Windsor, ON Lead groups in developing an understanding of their faith as mature
Catholics Assisted priest in developing and executing the Confirmation Ceremony 2005-2007 TUTORS IN THE CLASSROOM PROGRAM, TUTOR St. Christopher’s Elementary School, Windsor, ON Communicated curricular concepts to students (Grades 4-7) having difficulty in Language Arts, Math, Science, French, Visual Arts and Social Studies Practiced effective classroom management in interacting with small and large groups of students 2007 TEACHER’S AIDE (VOLUNTEER) Holy Names Catholic High School, Windsor, ON Assisted students in an art class with animation Critiqued student work, offering suggestion and strategies for improving their pieces 2006 TEACHER’S AIDE (VOLUNTEER) St. Anne’s Catholic High School, Windsor, ON Guided a grade 10 Media Arts Class through several Macromedia Flash tutorials and lessons Assisted students in developing creative works and bringing their ideas to life Developed the students’ awareness of speed, composition and sound as the students created multimedia works of artOTHER WORKEXPERIENCE1999 – 2008 WAL-MART ASSOCIATE Store 3114, Windsor, ON2005-2007 FREELANCE GRAPHIC DESIGNER Paranoid Design, Windsor, ON Worked on contracted projects digitally illustrating and animating flash game interfaces.CommunityInvolvement2007 TOUR GUIDE, VOLUNTEER Peche Island Day, Windsor, ON2006 CHAIR OF PROMOTIONS, VOLUNTEER City Street Celebration: An Expo for Alternative Transportation, Windsor, ON2005 - 2006 GRAPHIC DESIGNER, VOLUNTEER City Street Celebration: An Expo for Alternative Transportation, Windsor, ON2003 GRAPHIC DESIGNER, VOLUNTEER Lung Association, Cambridge, ON