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Career Objective: a highly organized, dedicated, student-centered instructional leader seeking a challenging position as a K-1 teacher at Harriet Tubman Village Charter School

  • Leadership Team Committee Charter Renewal Committee, Chairperson Professional Development Coordinator School Site Council, Teacher Representative Safety Day Committee, Chairperson Reading Cohort, Chairperson National Center for Urban School Transformation (NCUST), Member Career Development Wired Differently" Seminar- Common Emotional & Behavior Challenges/Strategies Rick Morris Classroom Management Training Fred Jones - Tools for Teaching Seminar Donna Marriott & Cynthia Craft - Instructional Strategies to Develop Reading Skills Performance Assessment for California Teachers (PACT) Training University of San Diego: Leadership for Change Conference Learning Headquarters Writing Program Touch Math Supplemental Program California Charter Schools Association Conference San Diego Area Writing Project Seminars.
Interim Administrator
May 2013 to Current
Nubia Leadership Academy Charter School
  • ensure the facility is operating effectively and efficiently throughout the remainder of the school year maintain an educational philosophy and school climate that encourages academic success and a cooperative learning environment develop and administer modified school schedules, policies, and procedures coordinate all activities held within the school building coordinate and monitor all student and staff personnel services plan and conduct parent, faculty, community, and district meetings maintain effective communication with students, parents, staff members, and the community plan and submit monthly budget correspondences to our Governance Board and the San Diego Unified School District provide adequate inventory of all property and assets to our Governance Board and the San Diego Unified School District.
January 2013 to Current New Alternatives Inc San Pasqual Academy
  • shape school programs, plans, budget, and activities to ensure that they are integrated and consistent with the vision and mission.
  • use technological tools to monitor and evaluate the effectiveness of the educational program (Promethean Boards, Data Director, Learning Upgrade).
  • conduct ongoing walkthroughs and informal visits with Mentor Principal to determine student achievement and the strengths and needs of classroom teachers.
  • work with counselor, nurse, and/or teachers to contact community resources to provide enrichment opportunities for students and their families Residential Education Campus for At-Risk Teens /Long-term Foster-Care).
Administrative Intern
June 2012 to July 2012
University of San Diego / San Diego Unified Scho
Elementary School Teacher
September 2004 to Current
Nubia Leadership Academy Charter School
  • plan and teach all content areas that meet or exceed Common Core State Standards maintain a safe, engaging learning environment while implementing effective teaching strategies organize and attend parent conferences and Student Study Team meetings accurately assess each student's social/academic skills frequently to monitor progress and adjust strategies as needed appointed by principal to revise, update, and edit our charter petition provide instructional coaching sessions for our teachers and program assistants develop and plan professional development opportunities consistent with our deliberate focus.
Residential Care Worker
October 2003 to December 2004
South Bay Union School District
  • supervised residents at all times recorded and dispensed daily medication(s) documented each student's performance and behavioral information in the Communication Log transported students safely for pass and outings as needed developed and implemented educational and recreational activities for residents communicated with teachers, social workers, site supervisors, and clinical therapists frequently.
Student Teacher
July 2003 to September 2003
Sunnyslope Elementary
  • Bilingual Third Grade Classroom observed the classroom environment while learning and implementing effective teaching skills with the help of a Master Teacher.
  • gradually obtained full control of the classroom: take attendance, plan and teach all content lessons, implement disciplinary regulations, attend/participate in parent conferences, and accurately assess each student.
  • developed and implemented effective educational and recreational activities.
Student Teacher
March 2003 to June 2003
El Cajon Valley School W.D. Hall Elementary
  • observed the classroom environment while learning and implementing effective teaching skills with the help of a Master Teacher.
  • gradually obtained full control of the classroom: take attendance, plan and teach all content lessons, implement disciplinary regulations, attend/participate in parent conferences, and accurately assess each student.
  • developed and implemented effective educational and recreational activities.
Residential Care Worker II
October 2001 to June 2003
A.B. & Jessie Polinsky Children's Center for Abu
  • supervised residents at all times assisted with daily academics, self-care needs, and recreational tasks implemented disciplinary regulations and counseled the residents as needed documented each student's performance and behavioral information in the Communication Log communicated with teachers, social workers, site supervisors, and clinical therapists frequently.
September 2011 The Educational Leadership Development Academy
B.A : Elementary Education Spanish, June 10, 2004 United States International University San Diego, CA
Master of Arts : Leadership Studies University of San Diego San Diego, CA
Additional Information
  • Awards/Acknowledgements Most Improved Grade Level CST Test Scores 2011-2012 Teacher of the Year 2007-2008 Gold Guiding Star Award 2007-2008
Professional Affiliations
Length of Association: 5 years Nature of Association: A Nubia Parent / Governance Board Vice-Chairman

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Fully competent to perform the duties as a General Office Clerk. Duties included the role as administrative assistant, answering multiple phone lines, working with computer programs, invoicing, billing, cash handling, organization, problem solving, and customer service.


Bilingual English/Spanish

Team Player

Excellent Communication Skills

Responsible Punctual Reliable

Trustworthy Ambitious Fast Learner

  • Computer literate
  • Customer service
  • Multiple phone lines operation
  • Word Microsoft
  • General office duties

Received a merit raise for strong attention to detail, exemplary customer service and team-player attitude.

August 2012 to May 2015
Southern California Plating San Diego, CA OFFICE CLERK
  • Payroll, Invoicing, Billing Data, Entry, Cash Handling, Problem Solving, Customer Service, Filing Mailing, Answering Phones
September 2009 to July 2012
Crisis House El Cajon Family Monitor
  • Worked under the supervision of County of San Diego (CPS) Monitor and Supervise family visits, transport, clients, proper documentation for the social workers and court systems, intakes, screenings, pre/post conferences, conducted bi-monthly client satisfaction surveys, front desk coverage,greeting clients, answer phones, fax, etc.
November 2005 to June 2008
Southern California Plating San Diego, CA OFFICE CLERK
  • Invoicing, Billing, Data Entry, Cash Handling, Problem Solving, Customer Service, Filing, Mailing, Answering Phones
March 2001 to June 2005
Polinsky Children's Center San Diego Residential Care Worker II
  • Supervision and care of abused, neglected, & abandoned children/youth. Assist with restraints, assist with personal hygiene, plan activities, record child's behavior accurately, transportation, front desk coverage & supervise family/child visits.
May 1998 to February 2001
L. A. Express Co San Diego, CA OFFICE MANAGER
  • Answer Phones, Data Entry, Drivers Manifest, Heavy Filing, Deliveries, General Office Duties, Scheduling Deliveries, Coordinating Meetings.
May 1997 to December 1998
Alarm Center Inc ACCOUNTS PAYABLE/RECEIVABLE CLE San Diego, CA Accounts Payable Receivable Clerk
  • Billing, Invoicing, Customer Service, Answering Phones, Typing, Heavy Filing, Monthly Budgeting.
December 1989 to December 1991
Crystal Pure Candy Co El Paso, TX Secretary
  • Customer Service, Payroll, Answering Phones, Typing, Mailing Correspondence, Filing, General Office Clerical.
David L. Carrasco Job Corp. Center
El Paso, TX, US
General Office Skills/Nurse Assistant

Obtained two certificates in General Office Skills and Nurse Assistant.

San Diego City College
San Diego, CA, US
Behavioral Science In process

Pursuing a double degree in Business Administration and Behavioral Science (Social Work)

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Professional Summary

Compassionate and patient professional with 10 years experience in community work specialising in community engagement, entertainment and youth services. Exemplary leadership skills demonstrated by leading group sessions, mentoring youth and above all leading by example. Comfortable working with a diverse clientele of all nationalities and orientations. Motivated by a strong obligation towards the needs and best interests of clients. 

Certifications & Skills
  • QLD Open Drivers License
  • Strong communication skills
  • Highly organized
  • Highly observant
  • Positive Notice for Child Related Employment
  • Culturally sensitive
  • Adaptive and creative
  • Calm under pressure
Work History
Managing Director and Youth Mentor, 01/2007 to 12/2016
Kaylah Truth Hip Hop Entertainment & Education (Self Employed) Various - Brisbane Based

ABN 41 858 336 911 

  • Worked collaboratively with community agencies and institutions by providing and/or linking clients with diverse programs and resources relative to their target audience
  • Developed and implemented activities that meet physical, emotional, recreational, educational and medical needs of mentees
  • Demonstrated understanding and ability to cater to at risk children and youth in a low-income neighbourhood
  • Modelled and taught life skills
  • Promoted diversity by exposing mentees to multicultural experiences such as special events, traditional food, religions, while respecting each individual beliefs and preferences
  • Build and maintain networking relationships with community Elders and organisations
  • Assist in the delivery of community programs including event management duties such as online marketing, ticketing, money handling, event set-up & pack down, meet and greet guests, entertainers, and external clients as required.
  • Manage artist schedules including live performance, rehearsal and appearances
  • Meet proposed deadlines and budget requirements.

Organisations/ Programs that I have been involved with include; Australian Indigenous Mentoring Experience (AIME), The ELM Project (USA), Mirri Mirri Productions, NRL All Stars Leadership Camp, Families in the Arts, Anglicare Nhulunbuy (NT), State Library of QLD, AFL Cape York, Yalari, Former Origin Greats and many more.

Community Engagement Officer, 11/2016 to 07/2017
State Library of QLD South Brisbane, QLD
  • Develop and implement a Community Workshops Program, building audience capacity and participation, profiling State Library collections and services, and facilitating new ways of experiencing libraries for Indigenous clients; 
  • Support ongoing development of kuril dhagun programming (events and exhibitions), actively contribute as a member of kuril dhagun, and support State Library strategic objectives;
  • Assist in the delivery of public programs including front of house duties such as ticketing, signage, money handling and event registration, event set-up, meet and greet guests and liaison with caterers, entertainers, and external clients as required.
  • Work within the project plan, budget and deadlines to research client needs;
  • Promote kuril dhagun Community Workshop Program to internal and external stakeholders; and 
  • Participate in and contributing to SLQ committees, working groups and project groups that require Indigenous Services representation and advice.
  • Develop relationships and working in partnership with key government, education, indigenous and community groups and individuals, as well as SLQ colleagues, to ensure the seamless delivery and ongoing support for projects and initiatives.


Creative Tracks Program Co-ordinator (Logan), 01/2013 to 01/2016
Human Ventures Brisbane, QLD
  • Respect and understand the nature of cultural protocols and develop associated systems for induction and training
  • Logan community engagement, including coordinating workshop delivery schedule with community organisations, schools and Creative Tracks facilitators
  • Maintaining regular communication with the Facilitator Team
  • Identifying and developing responses to, where appropriate, capacity strengthening, training and mentoring opportunities in the Logan Community
  • Source local Artsworkers for the Logan Community (and other communities where the program is delivered) where appropriate Mentoring and supporting fellow Community Coordinators

Residential Care Worker, 08/2011 to 05/2012
Aboriginal Centre for the Performing Arts South Brisbane, QLD
  • Provided residential care for youth who have relocated for study individually and in groups by assisting them with day to day support
  • Responsible for daily reports, scheduling appointments,  debriefing to the Student Support Unit, and connecting with community organisations and services
  • Communicated with staff, trainers, family members and/or caregivers, if necessary, in order to inform them regarding resident's performance and development
  • Facilitate weekly meetings with all residents regularly including collaborative planning and executing of Life Skills programs,  in areas such as cooking, cleaning, use of public transport and budgeting
  • Managing challenging behaviours, conflict resolution and mediation 

Student Support Officer, 04/2005 to 09/2006
Brisbane Indigenous Media Association (98.9 FM) Yeerongpilly, QLD
  • Answer telephones and deal with enquiries
  • Handle new enrolments  
  • Direct and assist trainees with the use of the Online Training Portal  
  • Support trainees with consistent entry of Activity Diaries for evidence purposes
  • Maintain Training Enrolment Database and regularly submit AVETMISS returns to the Dept. of Employment and Training in line with funding deadlines
  • Assist in organisation of Block Training activities (Training Days, Industry Tours and other extra-curricular activities)      
  • Budgeting Block Training expenses (Food, transport, accommodation, activities etc) 

Diploma in Performing Arts: 2010
Aboriginal Centre for the Performing Arts - South Brisbane QLD
Certificate IV in Assessment and Workplace Training: 2006
Yeronga TAFE - Yeronga QLD

Certificate III in Broadcasting (Radio): 2006
Triple A Training - Yeerongpilly QLD

Senior Certificate: 2004
Browns Plains State High School - Browns Plains QLD


 Amanda Hayman | State Library of QLD T: 0419 130 084 E:

 Kira Bayfield | Human Ventures T: 0404 442 575 E: