Technical University of Wroclaw
Masters in Organic Chemistry
University of Zimbabwe
Chemistry and Biochemistry Double Major
Upper Second (1993)
Information about Myra
I am a very well educated and experienced teacher, with expertise in microsoft office applications Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Chemistry to first year university, Science to Grade 12, Mathematics up to Grade 10.
Availability: From May 16 - August 25 2019 all day every day. Availability will differ before and after that as am in full time employment at those times.
Willing to travel: 10 miles
Experience: Professional Experience
LAKELAND COLLEGE, Lloydminster, AB 2018
Laboratory Technician and Part-time Chemistry Sessional Instructor
Preparation and basic maintenance of all materials required for teaching University Studies labs.
Interpreted materials required to perform each lab.
Prepared materials required to perform each lab.
Completed stock take and made purchasing requests.
Handled, stored and disposed of toxic material.
Performed general maintenance of equipment and lab infrastructure.
Performed IR, NMR, UV Vis and GC analysis.
Sessional Chemistry Instructor
Taught CHEM 101 Laboratory to University Transfer students.
Successfully conducted pre-lab lectures and supervised the laboratories.
Marked pre-lab and post-lab assignments.
Kept a record of marks.
UNIVERSITY PREPARATION THOMPSON RIVERS UNIVERSITY, Kamloops, BC 2010
Taught 2 CHEM 0500 classes and 1 SINC 0500 class. Prepared and ran laboratories for both courses.
Successfully instructed three academic upgrading classes.
Designed, set up and supervised science and chemistry laboratories.
Designed, administered and graded continuous and final skills assessments.
CITY OF EDINBURGH COUNCIL & EAST LOTHIAN COUNCIL, Edinburgh, Scotland 2002 â 2006
Chemistry & General Science Supply Teacher
Taught Chemistry, Science, and offered General Cover in high schools in Edinburgh and East Lothian.
Used various teaching methods to translate absent teachers lesson plans into engaging lessons.
Was consistently punctual at various school locations, leading to several job offers to cover teacher absence.
UNIVERSITY OF ZIMBABWE, Harare, Zimbabwe 1998 â 2001
Chemistry Lecturer, Department of Science and Mathematics Education
Taught undergraduate courses in Physical, Organic, Analytical and Inorganic Chemistry. Planned and supervised chemistry laboratories, set, administered, and graded continuous assessments, exams, and projects. Engaged in academic research in chemistry and education
Taught chemistry to high school teachers
Planned, supervised, and graded chemistry laboratories for high school teachers, eliminating need for teaching assistant services, saving department revenue.
Carried out research into environmental education practices, leading to publication in referred journal.
Additional Experience In Education Settings
EDMONTON PUBLIC SCHOOLS BOARD (EPSB), Edmonton, AB 2017 to Present
Assisting students Grade 9 to 12 in Learning Strategies and those for whom English is a second language in chemistry, physics, mathematics and writing.
Providing support to three classes. Two multicultural groups of English Language Learners and one class of Learning Strategies students in writing, mathematics, physics and chemistry resulting in improved conceptualization of concepts and better marks.
Supervising the administration of continuous assessment tests and diploma examinations resulting in a secure testing environment that meets district