Miss. Hillary Strain


Hillary Strain

E-mail: hillary.strain@hotmail.com



Bachelor of Education (Secondary) graduate seeking employment with Chinook School Division for certificate #1771


2015                   Bachelor of Education (Secondary)

Major: Mathematics, Minor: Core French

University of Regina, Regina, Sk

Overall WPA of 75.5%


2015                        Coping with Grief Workshop, First Aid/CPR C/AED

2014                        OCRE (On-Campus Research Exerience)

2013                        Treaty Education Workshop, Math Camp,


  • had a successful internship, teaching Math 9, Core French 9, Pre-calculus 30 and Workplace and Apprenticeship 30
  • ability to demonstrate knowledge of my subject area and am able to apply it effectively
  • lessons are planned to anticipate problems and ensure student success
  • organized learning plan and provide students with clear expectations
  • evaluation practices are varied, student focused and consistent with my lessons
  • classroom work and assignments are designed to be meaningful to student learning
  • able and willing to motivate and encourage students in positive means
  • strong classroom management skills that stem from mutually respectful relationship with students
  • able to communicate professional with others, whether verable, nonverbal or written
  • ability to collaborate and work effectively with other educators and peers
  • demonstrate maturity, dependability, enthusiasm, leadership and initiative
  • cooperative, patient and flexible and offer extra help to any student requiring assistance


Internship:       September-December 2014

School:                   Sheldon Williams Collegiate High School

Supervising Teacher: Ms. Dayna Graf

Assignment:   Taught Math 9, Core French 9, Pre-Calculus 30 and Workplace and Apprenticeship 30

Responsibilities:         – developed, taught and assessed the Number strand and half of the Patterns and Relations strand of Math 9

– developed, taught and assessed two units of Core French 9 – Vacation theme               and “At the Market” theme

– developed, taught and assessed three units in both Pre-Calculus 30 and Workplace and Apprenticeship 30

– responsible for taking attendance and entering grades into PowerSchool

– offered extra help to students on a daily basis

– participated in Chess Club


2007-2014                            Lifeguard/Instructor I

Full time: May-August 2013/2014                                              

Part time: July 2007-August 2012

                                                      City of Swift Current (Aquatic Centre/Fairview Pool)

Swift Current, Sk              


                                                      – Responsible for the safety and continuous surveillance of patrons

– Teaching swimming lessons:

– swimmers ages 3-16.

– responsible for creating lesson plans that follow the requirements of the level being taught

– responsible for creating report cards at the end of the session

– responsible to ensure the students are improving, doing the correct techniques and make the requirements of the level

– General clean up duties

– General pool mechanic duties


2011-2013                            Summer Speed Swimming Coach

                                                      Swift Current Stingrays Swim Team

Swift Current, Sk


– responsible for creating a workout plan for the four months of the swim season for practice five days a week

– responsible for training the swimmers for competitions on weekend

– ensure swimmers are doing the correct technique and know the competition rules

– responsible to attend out of town swim meets


2013                        Saskatchewan Math Challenge

Regina, Sk

– responsible for marking tests that the students wrote during the challenge



                                    Regina, Sk

– helped prepare the lunch for the afternoon session

– participated in games and activities with youth/adults who attended the program

– socialized with youth/adults who attended the program


Interests:                               Swimming, music (piano), camping and outdoors activities, travelling

References available upon request


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