Resume

Public speaking, outreach, program promotion
Speaking with participants at the RISE 2017 Conference, Toronto, Ontario.

My name is Julie and I am a Toronto native. I am seeking a role where I may apply my knowledge of content creation and online educational programming. I am adept at creating engaging visuals for educational purposes and at coordinating projects.

Skill Highlights

  • Adept at public speaking
  • Highly proficient with social media management and online content creation
  • Typing speed of 75 words/minute (~50% above the average of 41 words/minute)
  • Bilingual (Français/English)

Education

  • Bachelor of Education, Biology & French Specializations
    Nipissing University
    iTeach Mobile Learning specialty; E-Learning D2L Pilot 
  • Bachelor of Science, Biomedical Sciences, French minor
    University of Waterloo
    Dean’s list recipient, biology concentration

Professional Experience

Assistant Program Coordinator, Foundation for Student Science and Technology, Toronto, ON
June 2016 – present
  • Produced learning modules using Prezi, Canva, Powerpoint and iMovie to promote scientific literacy, research skills, professional communication, and e-profiles
  • Published social media posts across Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn using HootSuite
  • Managed digital records and collaborative reports using Slack, Google Suite, & DropBox
  • Supervised undergraduate interns and volunteers in conjunction with Volunteer Coordinators and Program Director

Sample work: Promotional poster (x), Student Handbook (x), Translation of student’s research article abstracts (x)

Computer Programming Instructor, Kids Great Minds, Vaughan, ON
June 2015 – June 2016
  • Taught introductory computer programming concepts using visual programming languages (Scratch, Kodu, ClickTeamFusion, TouchDevelop and JAVA)
  • Managed social media networks and mailing lists using Hootsuite and MailChimp
  • Supervised interactions between campers to build community and relationships within the camp
Digital Content Creator, Learning Bird Inc, Montreal, ON
Nov. 2015 – Feb. 2016
  • Created video lessons using iMovie, Microsoft PowerPoint, Keynote, and Notebook
  • Collaborated with a team of content reviewers and editors through virtual meetings
  • Organized data over cloud-based servers for compatibility across Windows & Mac PCs

Please see my portfolio for links to the videos.

Practicum Teaching Experience, Grade 9,11,12, The Woodlands S.S., Peel D.S.B.           Feb. 2015 – March 2015
  • Planned and implemented lessons for Grade 9 Applied Science, focusing on student-centered learning and educational technology tools (Kahoot!, Wii-note) to engage students
  • Instructed Grade 11 and 12 Enhanced Biology using strategies to provide constant feedback in the form of ongoing assessment as a tool for lesson planning
  • Coordinated in-class experiments to differentiate instruction with kinaesthetic learning
  • Practice OSSLT marking: gained experience running provincial assessment with team of in school professionals to support students at risk
Practicum Teaching Experience, Grade 7 & 8, White Woods P.S., Near North D.S.B.
Sept. 2014 – Dec. 2014
  • Collaborated with staff for an anti-bullying event: assisted teachers with integrating technology and event planning to educate students about helpful resources and to promote awareness of bullying’s negative effects
  • Planned and implemented lessons for French, Math, and Dance
  • Created math tests for assessment and evaluation
  • Evaluated French writing and oral skills and created lessons to accommodate the various levels of mastery
  • Participated in a collaborative inquiry initiative to teach a Grade 7/8 class about algebra and graphing
  • Attended professional development workshops on mental health, guided math, and e-learning/LMS
First Year Experience Facilitator, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, ON
Feb. 2012 – Aug. 2012
  • Constructed and delivered training modules for student leaders. Topics included diversity, personal development, inclusivity, and campus resources
  • Managed misbehaviour using proactive and reactive strategies, establishing clear and firm classroom expectations

Volunteer Experience

French Translator, Journal of Student Science and Technology, Toronto, ON
July 2015 – Dec. 2015
  • Translated abstracts for student research articles submitted to the Journal of Student Science and Technology
  • Tracked progress of translation projects on Miscrosoft Excel to update translation managers
Biidaaban Community Service Learning, Grade 9 – 12, North Bay, ON
Dec. 2014 – April 2015
  • Provided one-on-one support to students in the subjects of English, Math, French, and Science
  • Assisted students with exceptionalities to understand and apply class material
UW A Cappella Ensemble Section Leader, Waterloo, ON
Jan. 2011 – April 2013            
  • Taught alto singers how to sing the alto line for songs by demonstrating proper rhythm and having singers repeat the demonstration
  • Addressed learning difficulties of new members by providing one-on-one instruction and splitting the music into smaller parts to pinpoint problem areas
  • Evaluated and selected soloists for songs based on a pre-set criteria as an audition committee member
  • Elected as choir president in 2013. Co-coordinated choir recruitment, practices, and performance scheduling
Science Orientation Leader, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, ON
Sept. 2011-2013
  • Delegated duties as Team Leader to team of 20 student leaders to coordinate a group of 50 first year students
  • Educated first year students about resources available at the university and academic policies
  • Provided one-on-one emotional support for students having trouble adjusting to campus and living away from home for the first time