Ms. Shaakira
Elementary education
Location: Arima, Trinidad and Tobago
School: Andrews University
Major: Elementary education

Ms. Shaakira

Shaakira Abdullah Muhammad
196 Eddie Springer Street
Malabar, Arima
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To implement and expand the attained experience and skills, as well as to utilize the theoretical knowledge possessed to become a versed individual in the field. These attributes will assist in the development of myself, society and this revered organization.


Diligent, self-motivated and intuitive individual with a high level of energy in decision making, critical thinking, organizing and planning. Uses effective verbal and communication skills whilst being tolerant and flexible to varying situations.

Work Experience:

October 2015-May 2018 San Juan Girls’ Government School, San Juan, Trinidad.

Standard 4 and Standard 5 Teacher Aide (OJT- On the Job Training)
Instruct students in different subject areas
Teach different subject areas
Assist lead teachers in planning, designing and implementing curriculum
Impart classroom instruction in accordance to lesson plans
Supervise, teach and control students during class and when the lead teacher is not present
Assist students with carrying out classroom activities
Maintain student records and perform other clerical tasks
Assist students in social skills development
Take attendance
Assist in grading test papers and exams
Assist in checking work books and homework
Maintain appropriate classroom discipline and decorum
Helps teacher with record keeping, such as tracking attendance and calculating grades

2011- Present Home Tutor
Standard 3-5 grade students in Mathematics and Language Arts

2009 – 2010 Ruby Tuesday Restaurant, Churchill Roosevelt Highway, Trinidad
Responsibilities included taking food orders, and maintenance of the facility

June, 2008 – December, 2008 Dr. Michael Lazaros’ Dentist Office, Brooklyn, New York
Responsibilities included assisting dentist in a variety of capacities i.e.
(setting up room for dental examinations, root canals, crowns, bridges,
Post and Core, take x-rays, cleaning and stocking supplies)

October, 2006 – December, 2008 Dr. Howard Kurland’s Dentist Office, Brooklyn, New York
Responsibilities included assisting dentist, in a variety of capacities i.e.
(setting up room for dental examinations, crowns, bridges, x-rays,
implants, impressions, teeth whitening and scheduling of appointments)

August, 2006 – July, 2008 CVS Pharmacy, Brooklyn, New York

Responsibilities included sales associate, store cashier, telephone
communication, inventory control and store organization.

2004 Home Tutor
7th grade students in Mathematics and Social Studies

2001 – 2004 Related Experience
After School Childcare, Brooklyn, New York
Implemented lessons and activities for children ages 4-6

Education & Qualifications:

July 2015 Bridging Supplement to the BSc in Elementary Ed. University of the Southern Caribbean
Courses Completed
Managing Psycho-Social Issues
Student Teaching: The Integrated Approach
Current Trends in the Curriculum
Research Methods in Education
Mathematics for the Primary School Teacher Part 3
Teaching Strategies in Visual and Performing Arts
(Drama and Creative Movement)

January 2009- May 2014 University of Southern Caribbean, St. Joseph, Trinidad
BSc (Andrews University) Elementary Education
Major in Language Arts

Training and Skills:

May 2015 Workshop/Training
SASH Consulting Co. Ltd., Chuck E. Cheese, Chaguanas,

Trained to teach Core Values for Lifetime Skills
Character Education training which provided strategies to develop
a positive student. It is the proem by which positive personality traits
are developed, encouraged and reinforced through example
Teaching and Learning Strategies for Cores Values

Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point
Resource Management

References Upon Request