Resume

SHAYLAH HICKSON, B.F.A., B.Ed.
Address: 746 Sherbourne Rd, Ottawa Ontario, K2A3H5
Telephone: (613) 293 7719 – cell
(613) 724 6750 – home
Email: shaylah.hickson@gmail.com
OCT Number: 656729
EDUCATION:

2013-2014   Nipissing University Schulich School of Education, North Bay
Bachelor of Education, Junior/Intermediate Visual Arts.
B.Ed. Teaching Certificate.
iTeach Program.
Stand Up Stand Out Professional Week.
TRIBES Training.
Special Education Part 1, AQ.

2009-2013  York University, Toronto
Bachelor of Fine Arts (Studio), Photography and Printmaking.
B.F.A.

2005-2009  Nepean High School, Ottawa
OSSD, Ontario Secondary School Diploma

TEACHING EXPERIENCE:
2013-2014 Fall and Winter Practicums through Schulich School of Education at Emily Carr Middle School (Grade 8 class), and Jockvale Elementary School (Grade 5 class).

2013-2014 Art Camp Instructor, Nepean Visual Arts Center, Ottawa.
**See below.

2011-2013 Art Camp Assistant, Nepean Visual Arts Center, Ottawa.
Camp Titles, Camp Leonardo, Camp Multimedia and More.
*See below.

2003-2009 Sunday School Helper and Teacher, Living Waters Christian Assembly, Ottawa.
My responsibilities as a helper included the preparation of setting up the Sunday school on Sunday morning, helping the children with crafts and activities, preparing the snack and organizing games. This work requires a police background check, and a strict code of conduct contract.

SKILLS:
2013-2014 Ontario Report Card, Annual Plan Practice

iTeach program training in SMART Technologies, Teacher Websites and Assistive & Adaptive Technologies. iPad and Reflector application experience.

Computer Experience in Adobe Design Suite, 3D Max 7 and iMovie/Windows Movie Maker. I’m also experienced in Microsoft Word, Excel, Powerpoint (Microsoft Office) and the Apple Macintosh equivalents, iLife (Pages, Keynote, Numbers).

First Aid, CPR, AED Training. WHMIS Training. AODA Training.

WORK EXPERIENCE:
2013-2014 Art Camp Instructor, Nepean Visual Arts Center, Ottawa.
Responsibilities: This job involved organizing and instructing in all mediums at visual arts day camps by demonstrating artistic techniques, showing students exemplars, and teaching them short histories on art movements. I am constantly circulated to help the children with more difficult art projects, organized and prepared supplies for next steps. I also have to create detailed schedules and supply lists in order to have the tools/resources necessary to complete the chosen projects.

2012 Cast Member, Cineplex, Ottawa.
Responsibilities: I worked in concession serving guests popcorn, drinks and helped with purchasing tickets. I gained more experience working as part of a team and improving my customer service skills.

2011-2013 Art Camp Assistant, Nepean Visual Arts Centre, Ottawa.
Responsibilities: This job involved assisting the instructor at visual arts day camps by helping the children with more difficult art projects, organized and prepared supplies. I also supervised the children for an hour before camp each morning, during breaks and at lunch. The position also allowed for experience in leading art projects and games.

2011 Poll Clerk, Elections Canada, Ottawa.
Responsibilities: This job involves the finding of electors on the official list of electors and approving the electors I.D. in order to be eligible for a ballot at the polling station. The position also required the counting of the ballots at the end of the election day to submit for the official results.

2008-2009 Sales Associate, Salem Storehouse Inc., Ottawa.
Responsibilities: This job involved the ordering of products for customers upon request, the contacting of customers for order updates, the wrapping of gifts, and helping customers with their purchases.

VOLUNTEER EXPERIENCE:
2011-2013 The Ottawa Mission / Cupcakes4Christmas (annually in December)
Helped in serving the Annual Christmas Dinner in the kitchen plating food and help in baking part of the 3000 cupcakes for the dinner guests.
2014 Jockvale Elementary School / EQAO Scribe
Helped grade 3 students read and comprehend questions on the EQAO exam and scribed their answers into the test booklets when requested.

To download a copy click here:
Hickson Resume

Or my artist Curriculum Vitae here:

Hickson CV

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