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RESUME EXAMPLE (You may wish to design a simple cover page) RESUME JENNIFER JOHNSON 115 Abbey Road, Windsor Q 4038 07 33784021 0410 570345 j.johnson@hotmail CAREER GOAL: To develop a stimulating teaching environment in which (optional) the students will grow educationally, emotionally and psychologically. EDUCATION Tertiary 2000 – 2002 Bachelor of Education (Primary) (Indigenous Studies) Australian Catholic University Expected completion date – November 2002 (optional) Course GPA – 5.5 (scale 1-7, 7 highest) See attached academic transcript. Teaching Practice: St. Michael's Windsor – Year Five Semester 2, six weeks Planned and implemented a four week unit on the effects of migrants and refugees on Australian culture Developed and presented a power point presentation on,”Strategies to deal with bullying in the primary school ,” at a parent evening Supervised and coordinated upper primary children during the School Sports Carnival Planned and implemented small group science lessons on crystal growing Participated in human development course for year five Secondary 1993 - 1995 Cleveland State High School Other Qualifications/Skills Senior First Aid Certificate Knowledge of Word and E-mail Awards/Achievements 1999 Queensland Training Award - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Student of the Year Award 1998 Player for Representative Netball (Queensland Competition) WORK HISTORY June 2000 Teacher Aide Current St Joseph’s Catholic School, Graceville Skills Developed/ Responsibilities Overseeing the Literacy and Numeracy programs for Aboriginal children Preparation of resources used in classroom teaching Participation in school staff meetings Supervision of children on excursion. January 1999 Sales Assistant (Casual - 20 hours per week) April 2000 Woolworths Supermarket - Wellington Point Skills Developed/ Responsibilities Customer relations and retail selling Cash management Product knowledge and training Stock take and ordering April 1997 Waitress (Casual – 6 hours per week) December 1998Pizza Hut - Dutton Park Skills Developed /Responsibilities Attending to clients Following instructions Taking table and phone orders Organising and managing tasks Voluntary Work 1999 – 2000 Street Beat Youth Worker Koori Youth Network Skills Developed/Responsibilities Outreach work to homeless aboriginal young people Participation in agency meetings 1996 Member of Cherbourg Land Council Skills Developed/Responsibilities Participation as member of a team. Decision making about land issues Networking with other associated groups INTERESTS Music Singing Netball Camping REFEREES Mr Wayne Smith Principal St Joseph’s Catholic School Graceville QLD 4075 Ph: (07) 3379 1438 Fax: (07) 3379 1537 Ms Yasmin Evans Coordinator/Weemala Australian Catholic University Mitchelton QLD 4503 Ph: (07) 3855 6472 Fax: (07) 3855 6321 Mr Brian Hicks Lecturer Bachelor of Education (Primary) (Indigenous Studies) Australian Catholic University Mitchelton QLD 4503 Ph: (07) 3855 6489 Fax: (07) 3855 9742 REFERENCE: One selected reference is attached. Attach a copy of your Academic Transcript certified by a Justice of the Peace. If you need a copy prior to graduation you need to pay $15 at Campus Operations and collect it from Student Administration. Australian Catholic University Student Services Resume Writing Careers Corner A resume i s a summary of your education, work experie nce, interests and ot her relevant detai ls t hat hi ghlight your suitabilit y for a parti cular position. It ne eds to be wel l ordered and succinct (3-4 pages for a graduat e), and be abl e to capture t he employer’s att ention. The main aim of your resume is to adve rt ise your self and your sui tabi lity for the posit ion and to distinguish you from other applicants. As a graduate, your qual ifications, skil ls acquired t hrough your course, transferable skills from work experience, and your i nterests are your most marketable features. Your resume may need to be adjusted for different positions applied for. It i s a basic template from which you may omi t certain informat ion in orde r to include details more re levant to the prospect ive position. e.g. Production Manager of t he Universi ty musi cal may be included in the resume for a posi tion where organisational and supervisory skills are re quired. The resume i n t his handout uses reverse chronological order for education and work hi storie s. Headings to use in your resume. PERSONAL DETAILS Name – all in bold. Surname in CAPITALS Addr ess and postcode – semester and holi days. Telephone – numbers at home and work, fax and email if a vai lable. Date of Bi rth, national ity, mari tal status. – optional Care er goal or a per sonal statement . – optional EDUCATION Tertiary – (includes postsecondary courses). Inc lude t he qualificati on, the name of the instit ution you are atte nding (or attended), the maj or area of study. Include selection of Distinction subjec ts (if appl icabl e) Secondary Awards – educ ation awards if applicable Other Qualifications/ Skills WORK HISTORY Voluntary Work INTERESTS – no more than 3-5 MEMBERSHIP - any professional or re levant community membe rship REFEREES – 2 or 3 usuall y. ACHIEVEMENTS – optional The resume on thi s handout i s a guide only. For the purposes of the handout it has be en reduced in size. Your resume shoul d be presented on A4 paper.