Rachel Nasser

3125 Centennial Drive

Burlington, Ontario L7M 1B8


OCT# 631456



To pursue an elementary teaching position in which I can utilize my education, training and experience to educate and meet the needs of all learners in the classroom. 


August 2012    Special Education Part 1, ABQ, Nipissing University, Schulich School of Education

June 2012        Bachelor of Education, Primary/Junior, Nipissing University, Schulich School of Education,

                        iTeach Laptop Learning Program, Concurrent Education

June 2012        Honours Bachelor of Arts, Wilfrid Laurier University

                        Major: Contemporary Studies; Minor: Geography

2007                Secondary School Graduation Diploma, Ontario Scholar, Georgetown District High School, Georgetown, ON


May 2012 to June 2012






March 2012 to April 2012






February 2012 to March 2012

Observational Special Education Practicum, Grade 3/4, Bruce Trail Public School, Halton District School Board

  • Observed and worked one-on-one with two students with autism. Assisted educational assistant in teaching new literacy and mathematics skills to the students, practiced and learned new strategies to differentiate for students with autism.


Teacher Candidate, Grade 1, C.H. Norton Public School, Halton District School Board

  • Assumed the responsibilities of the regular classroom teacher by teaching 85-90% of the day, working one-on-one with struggling students, leading a guided reading group, supervising a field trip, attending extra curricular meetings such as “Me to We” and assessed student reading by using PM Benchmarking.


Teacher Candidate, Grade 3 and Grade 4, Bruce Trail Public School, Halton District School Board

  • Assumed the responsibilities of the regular classroom teacher which includesd: assisting students, implementing lesson plans for both grade 3 and 4, assessing student work using principles from Growing Success (2010), recess duties, attending IEP meetings and grade division meetings, providing differentiated instruction for an exceptionally identified student and involved in assisting  primary/junior choir and scrapbook club
  • Enhancing lessons by using the computer, projector and ELMO technology


May to June 2011

Tutor in the Classroom, Prince of Wales Public School, Hamilton-Wentworth District School

  • Participated in the Tutors in the Classroom initiative by working one-on-one or in small groups with various students from grade 1 to 6, tutoring in literacy and mathematics by using a variety of teaching strategies (i.e. guided/shared reading, predicting, inferring, using clues for literacy and visual representation and hands-on activities for mathematics)
  • Assisted in supervising a Kindergarten to Grade 3 field trip
  • Supervised and acted as a scribe for identified learners during EQAO


October 2009 to April 2010

Teacher Candidate, Grade 5 and 6, St. George-German Public School, Grand Erie District School Board

  • Participated in the Virtual Grand Technology initiative which required selected teacher candidates to integrate technology into their lessons and attend technology training workshops at Nipissing University throughout the school year
  • Prepared integrated lessons that met the Ontario curriculum expectations for both grade 5 and 6, taught a unit on the Six Traits of Writing, assessed and evaluated student work, taught most lessons using the Smart Board
  • Assisted with supervising a snow tubing field trip


October 2008 to April 2009

Teacher Candidate, Junior/Senior Kindergarten, Victoria-Graham Bell Public School, Grand Erie District School Board

  • Designed and taught lessons based on the Ontario curriculum for junior and senior kindergarten, created literacy and math centres, assessed student work, assisted and worked in collaboration with associate teacher on lessons, implemented classroom routines
  • Worked with a small group of boys to improve their literacy skills
  • Assisted with the primary/junior choir during lunch breaks
  • Supervised the playground at dismissal


October 2007 to April 2008

Teacher Candidate, Grade Two, King George Public School, Grand Erie District School Board

  • Prepared, taught and marked lessons and assignments  based on the Ontario curriculum for all subjects
  • Participated in school events and recess/lunch duty
  • Assisted students with their assigned tasks and accommodated lessons for students with different learning abilities, worked one-on-one with student with oppositional defiant disorder


March 2010- present

Children’s Ministry Leader, Mohabat Alliance Church, Toronto, ON

  • Responsible for selecting a suitable Sunday school curriculum for children ages 4-12, responsible for organizing and leading special children’s programs during holidays (such as Christmas), in charge of supervising children during church services


July 2005-2012

Camp Counselor, Music Director, Assistant Program Director and Bible Teacher, Evangelical Baptist Camp, Fergus, ON

  • Voluntarily and consistently over the past 7 years have assisted in organizing an overnight summer camp for children ages 8 to 12.
  • July 2012- Volunteered as an assistant Program Director in which I was involved in creating, implementing and supervising the camp program.


August 2009

South Asian Garden Gala by KMH Cardiology and Diagnostic Centre in support of the Heart and Stroke Foundation

  • Participated in an Asian inspired Fashion show in support of the Heart and Stroke Foundation


May 2009

Community Unity Event, Georgetown, ON

  • Participated in the Georgetown Community Unity event by helping with set-up, take-down and supervision of the bouncy castle



August 2010- August 2012

Kiddie Kobbler, Sales Associate

  • Responsible for fitting children for shoes, assisting customers with various needs, opening/closing the store, maintaining a positive and clean environment


June 2009- December 2011

KMH Cardiology and Diagnostic Centre, Receptionist and Call Centre Agent

  • Responsible for admitting patients for their appointments, maintaining a positive environment and providing excellent customer service, booking appointments and meeting patient needs


  • Playing the piano , singing, reading,  travelling, working with children and youth of all ages in different environments