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Paul Wallace
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Personal Statement

I have studied both the plant sciences and Asia at Australian university level. I continue to enjoy learning as this makes me an efficient teacher.\n\nI am seeking a teaching related opportunity where I can combine a scientific and humanities education.In my spare time I enjoy learning Asian languages such as Mandarin and keeping physically fit with swimming&golf;.

Biography

Work Rights:
  • Australian Citizen

Education

  • Charles Sturt University - Bachelor in Agriculture
    Graduation date:
    Discipline(s):
    • Agriculture
    Degree Level:
    Bachelor
  • University of Technology Sydney - Bachelor in Agriculture
    Graduation date:
    Discipline(s):
    • Agriculture
    Degree Level:
    Bachelor
  • Australian National University - Postgraduate Diploma in Science
    Graduation date:
    Discipline(s):
    • Science
    Degree Level:
    Postgraduate Diploma
  • The University Of Queensland - Masters in Science
    Graduation date:
    Discipline(s):
    • Science
    Degree Level:
    Masters
  • Murdoch University - Postgraduate Diploma in Education
    Graduation date:
    Discipline(s):
    • Education
    Degree Level:
    Postgraduate Diploma
  • Murdoch University - Bachelor in Education
    Graduation date:
    Discipline(s):
    • Education
    Degree Level:
    Bachelor
  • Griffith University - Bachelor in Education
    Graduation date:
    Discipline(s):
    • Education
    Degree Level:
    Bachelor

Employment

  • Company Name:
    Lecturer at University of the Third Age(QLD)
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    Description:

    I researched and delivered environmental studies courses while in Brisbane for this educational institution.

  • Company Name:
    Guide/Educator at Roma St Parkland(QLD)
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    Description:

    Conducted educational tours within the worlds largest subtropical garden in a city. Here I developed conflict resolution skills when maintaining complaints.

  • Company Name:
    ESL Tutor at Midland TAFE WA
    Start - End Dates:
    Description:

    Developed lesson plans and implemented learning which addressed the individual capabilities of people from Non English speaking backgrounds.I have also been involved with the promotion of the Read,Write,Now program that saw increased enrolments.

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    Lecturer at Challenger Institute of Technology,Murdoch WA.
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    Description:

    Prepared,developed course materials for the Land Management Certificate 1V course.

  • Company Name:
    Tutor/Researcher at Bremer TAFE QLD
    Start - End Dates:
    Description:

    Developed curriculum materials for the certificate level conservation&horticultural courses.

  • Company Name:
    Herbarium Technician at Queensland herbarium
    Start - End Dates:
    Description:

    Developed skills in herbarium techniques and plant identification of Australian rainforest species.

  • Company Name:
    Scientific Adviser at Australian Rainforest Conservation Society Inc.QLD
    Start - End Dates:
    Description:

    Maintained a database relating to environmental issues.

  • Company Name:
    Landscape Gardener at Paul Wallace
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    Description:

    Produced landscape works and associated gardening projects.

  • Company Name:
    Groundsman at Strathfield Municipal Council,Sydney NSW.
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    Description:

    Groundsman duties such as mowing.

  • Company Name:
    Gardener at Stony Range Flora Reserve,NSW
    Start - End Dates:
    Description:

    Bush regeneration,track maintenance&public education

  • Company Name:
    Horticulturist/Educator at Stony Range Flora Reserve,NSW
    Start - End Dates:
    Description:

    Provision of information to the public about native flora and vegetation

  • Company Name:
    Horticultural Science Student at Charles Sturt University Faculty
    Start - End Dates:
    Description:

    A good fulltime student that achieved an Associate Degree in Applied Science(Amenity Horticulture).

  • Company Name:
    Factory Hand at Bondcrete Australia,Perth WA
    Start - End Dates:
    Description:

    Mixture of batches of Bondcrete&Silasec waterproof compound

  • Company Name:
    Process Worker at International Sea Products,Kelso NSW
    Start - End Dates:
    Description:

    Preparation of seafood &packaging

  • Company Name:
    Knifemaker at Robyn's Footwear Company,NSW
    Start - End Dates:
    Description:

    Bracemaker,spraypainter of finished footwear knives and knifemaking

  • Company Name:
    Trainee Horticulturist at Bathurst City Council,NSW
    Start - End Dates:
    Description:

    Tree planting&nursery work

  • Company Name:
    Pre-Apprenticeship:Automotive /Welding at Bathurst TAFE,NSW
    Start - End Dates:
    Description:

    A TAFE student

Skills

  • Toastmasters Public Speaking

    I am an active member of a Toastmasters public speaking club

  • Intermediate German

    I can communicate in German language with people from Germany

  • 4-5 years experience in teaching

    I have 4-5 years teaching experience mainly in the TAFE system here in Australia

  • Basic Indonesian

    I completed a TAFE semester in Bahasa Indonesian in 2006.

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