Dr Jim Twelves
Dean of Education and Program Director, Master of Teaching (Primary)
P +61 2 8893 9000 E firstname.lastname@example.org
A creative professional with a record of increased leadership responsibility. Proficient in prioritising and completing tasks in a timely manner, yet flexible to multitask when necessary. People focused with diverse teaching, management and administration experience. Challenged to be innovative, influential, connected and compassionate, with an intense interest in delivering curriculum to distance learners. Passionate about developing God-given abilities in teachers and students enabling them to face the 21st century with the fluencies that shape our future leaders.
Promoted to guide and direct all aspects of administration, fiscal management and instruction in distance education with approximately 950 students. Diverse scope of responsibilities encompassing strategic planning, budget development and administration, staffing, curriculum design and implementation and public relations.
Tasked with coordinating and managing domestic and international mission trips across three schools for on campus and distance education high school students. Built a very successful Mission Program that will continue into the coming years.
Instrumental in implementing curriculum change and building an online community of learners. Oversaw the day to day operations of the school of distance education. Refined procedures and policies.
Challenged to manage Primary Teachers in both the On-Campus and Distance Education schools. Accountable for human resources, curriculum/program development, administration and team building.
Responsible for building from the ground up a Home Schooling support unit for families implementing a Christian program at home. Effective in building a united team and establishing a department that meets the needs of a highly diverse student body.
Taught students in the Foundation years to Year 12. Wrote individualised learning programs for students with varying ability levels. Participated in extracurricular activities such as camps, enrichment days, sporting events and student conventions.
Developed differentiated learning programs for individual students in Years 7-9 in an inclusive environment. Pastoral care of students.
Oversaw the day to day running of a small international school. Established policies and procedures and regularly reported to board committee.
Planned and implemented learning and teaching programs for cross-cultural classes; and worked with different age and ability levels. Cooperatively worked within a cross-cultural team and in a unique learning environment, a ship.
Planned and implemented creative and engaging lessons for Grade 6 students. Participated in extra-curricular activities such as softball, basketball, camps, musicals, Chapel services and outreach programs.
High quality leadership and management education
Addressed all levels of management experience, geographical locations and industry sectors to increase capacity
Theological Education by Extension
Old Testament and New Testament Survey
Obtained qualifications for teaching students in Prep to Year 6. Developed a range of skills which, in combination with work experience and personal qualities, created a variety of career options.
Hospitality Law and Industrial Relations
Introductions to Front Office Receiption