Freelance Copywriter & Proofreader

Location:Quebec, Quebec, Canada
2 Skills

EDUCATION: Kenmore State High School - 1990/1993


Masters of Special Education –Autism/ Early Intervention
Griffith University

June 2004
Graduate Certificate in Educucation
Queensland University of Technology, Australia

Bachelor of Arts degree - German/Business German double major,
University of Queensland, Australia.

Secretarial Diploma
Lorraine Martin College, Brisbane, Australia

Travel Agency Certificate:
Lorraine Martin College, Brisbane, Australia

• Applied Behavioural Analysis
• Development and implementation of Behaviour Plans for class teachers of students with Autism
• Participation in Autism Workshops and courses
• Teaching Literacy and Numeracy
• Proofreading/copywriting
• Designing brochures and flyers for fundraising
• Teaching ESL
• Experience with students with Autistic Spectrum Disorder, Intellectual Impairment and Learning disabilities
• Developing and Implementing Individual Education Plan/Behaviour Support plans for Special Needs Units


Sept 2008 – Jan 2009

Position: Behaviour/Special Ed Tech
Holland School


• Intervention for inappropriate behaviour
• Conflict resolution
• Behaviour management
• Self esteem and anger management
• Teaching social skills
• Teaching ESL to several students

July 2008 – August 2008

Position: Monitrice for Autistic children at a summer camp
Autisme Quebec

• Caring for autistic children in a summer camp environment

• Designing and Implementing Behaviour Plans and Programs for my child

• Supporting the autistic child in a stressful environment

January 2007 to Jan 2008 Self –employed through Wesley Mission

Position: In-home and Family Day Care Applied Behavioural Analysis therapist for Autistic children

• Designing and implementing ABA programs in consultation with Occupational therapists, speech therapists, psychologists and physiotherapists

• One to one tuition for students with Autism
• Designing and Implementing Behaviour Plans and Programs
• In home care for special needs children especially Autism

November 2006 Inala Special School (Juniors)

Position: Relief Teacher

October 2006
(contract) Wynnum Central State School

Position: Grade 2/3 Special Education Unit Teacher

• Devising and implementing a class program for a Junior Class

• Implementing individualised programs

• Teaching class program including ESL activities for two students

• Designing and Implementing Behaviour Plans and Programs

• Teaching students with Autistic Spectrum Disorder and Intellectual Impairment

July 2006 to Sept 2006 Brisbane Montessori School

Position: Relief Teacher

• Providing unobtrusive support and helping children stay engaged in Montessori activities (18month – 3 year old students)

• Teaching concepts by allowing children to learn themselves through guided research and exploration

• Facilitating independence for children by allowing them to experience doing tasks for themselves

April 2006 to Sept 2006 Calamvale Special School

Position: Special Needs Teacher

• Devising and implementing a class program for a Senior Class
• Individual Education Plan and Educational Adjustment Profile processes

• Designing and Implementing Behaviour Plans and Programs

• Disabilities inc. Autism, Downs Syndrome and Cerebral Palsy.

• ESL activities with small groups of students

• Liaison with specialist staff for programming

• Behaviour Management of very challenging behaviour

Sept 2005 to April 2006
(contracts through Education Queensland)
Jindalee State School
Kenmore State School
Bremer State High School
Darling Point Special School
Inala Special School
Xavier Special Education Unit
Corpus Christi College
Redbank Plains State High School
Calamvale Community College

Position: Relief Teacher/Special Education Relief Teacher


• Teaching Special Education Unit students (Maths, English, Alternative Programs i.e. Living Skills)

• Supporting Special Education Unit students in classes

• Differentiating work and assignments for Special Education Unit students

• Special Education Unit Case Management

• Teaching students with Autistic Spectrum Disorder and Intellectual Impairment
• Teaching ascertained and appraised students (Numeracy/Literacy)

• Teaching ESL

• Supporting students in Mainstream classes (Autistic Spectrum Disorder and Intellectual Impairment)
• Differentiating work and assignments for students

• Case Management

• Developing and Implementing and reviewing Individual Education Plans/Student Progress Appraisements

Jan 2000 to Jan 2002

Position: ESL Tutor//Proofreader

Duties: Teaching ESL to adults (private lessons)
Proofreading Assignments and Theses
Devising a curriculum to suit students’ level
Writing lesson plans and keeping track of students’ progress
Designing flyers and brochures to promote fundraising efforts for charity organisations


Written references and contact numbers will be supplied upon request
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