An enthusiastic professional teacher after shifting over from a successful 15 year career in mechanical engineering. Strong mathematical, scientific and analytical skills with an emphasis on building strong relationships. Brings excellent inter-disciplinary abilities, interpersonal skills, problem solving, dedication and expediency, in a team environment. Focuses on sound constructivist pedagogy with a passion for inquiry, authentic learning and assessment.
Position Employer Dates Math Department Head Kitsilano Scondary Sept 2021 - Present District Resource Teacher VSB Sept 2018 - Present Science, Physics, Math, Engineering and Robotics Teacher Kitsilano Secondary Sept 2013 - Present Science, Physics, Math Teacher Prince of Wales Secondary Sept 2011 - June 2013 Teacher on Call VSB Nov 2010 - June 2011 Teacher on Call Surrey School District Sept 2010 - June 2011 Operations Manager MIVT 2005 - 2009 Product Development Engineer MIVT 2000 - 2005 Mechanical Design Engineer Doug Smith Design April 2000 - Sept 2000 Mechanical Engineer Cypress Solutions 1998 - 1999 Mechanical Engineer AutoMed 1994 - 1998
Mechanical Design Engineering
responsible for fast, responsive DFM projects incorporating various manufacturing processes, including plastic injection molding, urethane casting, rapid prototyping, and cnc machining producing turn-key product designs for electro-mechanical assemblies designing sheet metal enclosures and structures projects include handheld GPS/radio units, fleet dispatch units, blood pressure monitors tooling design for injection molding, urethane casting and cnc setups designing several computer controlled sub-assemblies using sensors, encoders and mechanical actuators on-site installations and technical support Project Management
I would like to take this opportunity to introduce myself and give a brief overview of my professional attributes. I have a Bachelor of Education with a Minor in Secondary Math Education, a Masters in Educational Technology, along with an extensive professional background in science and strong academic performance in undergraduate mathematics. My teaching experience has shown that I am able to connect with students and work in a collaborative environment in trying to ensure the best outcome for all learners.