Years of experience in specific industries over 20 years of full time employment where fields and industries overlap fluidly.
From 2012 - 2015, I founded and managed a small tutoring company which serviced families in the Inner West of Sydney. In the first year of trading, the service enrolled over 150 families. As founder and Operations Manager, I was responsible for generating leads and enrolling new families, marketing the business through advertising means as well as through the establishment of a website and applying Google Search Engine Optimisation and Analytics, hiring, screening and training staff, writing curriculum statements, outcomes and materials and managing cash flow.
From 2010 - 2015, I was an executive and ICT Coordinator for the NSW Department of Education. I was responsible for implementing strategies for assessment and programming in accordance with National Curriculum standards as well as providing training and feedback for teaching staff from a wide range of backgrounds and experience levels. I implemented a number of innovative ICT strategies at school and region levels which improved the skill sets of many teachers at various schools and also the students in their classrooms.
From 2002 - 2008, I was a Teacher's Aide and worked closely with teachers at a number of different schools, creating meaningful and enriching learning programs for students with Downs Syndrome, Autism, hearing and visual impairments, Oppositional Defiance Disorder, Muscular Dystrophy and other debilitating conditions that created barriers to learning.
From 2005 - 2009, I was a qualified sports teacher at TriSkills Australia, providing educational sporting programs to students at over 100 schools. I gained my coaching qualifications in tennis, gymnastics, athletics and swimming and applied my expertise in designing quality programs that adhered to school curriculum outcomes and indicators.
From 2001 - 2007, I was the coordinator of an Out of School Hours Care Centre which catered to the social, academic and developmental needs of a range of children. My responsibilities included designing weekly activity and learning programs, ensuring dietary requirements of children were met, liaising with school executive and local community, managing budgets, hiring and providing ongoing feedback to staff and managing cash flow.
From 2000 - 2009, I worked within the Hospitality, Tourism and Customer Service industries in my various capacities at the Sydney Entertainment Centre, The Capitol Theatre and the Theatre Royal. During my decade in these roles, my responsibilities included operating under adherence to RSA and RSG guidelines, providing customer service to patrons from a range of backgrounds, problem solving and dispute/conflict resolution, ticketing and seating, general supervisory tasks and maintaining a professional image for the venues I was employed at. I gained additional sales and customer service experience while working for one year as a sales executive at Holden, and one year as a qualified barista at Black Sheep Espresso.
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