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Educational resume Feb 2016
1. Resume Stephen O. Jackson
St. John’s, NL, Canada email@example.com
To work in education as a teacher, teaching and learning mentor, and curriculum developer.
Teacher, facilitator, advisor – English literature, writing, communication, ESL, social studies,
religious studies, basic economics – junior and senior high schools, colleges, university –
pedagogy and learning theories.
Excellent communication skills - extensive media, communications, teaching and public relations
experience - team participant, mentor and consensus builder
Extensive interdisciplinary, intercultural skills – international travel and international work
environments - research and writing on cultural and intercultural studies and literacies
Manager, team leader and producer - owner / manager of various businesses - project and
communications director and producer - meeting and project planner
Broad knowledge base - Education, English Literature and Language, Humanities and Social
Sciences - can understand business and basic science documents.
Researcher, writer, editor – peer reviewed publications – M.Ed. thesis- research papers - book
and magazine editor - business proposals and reports - educational scripts and curricula
Computer skills - Word Suite, complex travel reservation systems, Web 2.0, some Adobe
applications, basic web design
Education: ADDIE process – Pedagogy, learning theories and traditions, evaluation – curriculum
development – teacher self-reflection – mentoring – communications - intercultural
Teaching License - Newfoundland Provincial - Junior and Senior High School | Current
Teacher / Education professional (12+ years in classroom)
Teacher English for academic purposes (5 years) | Memorial University, May 2011-present.
English presentation techniques (concurrent with above)
Tutor for writing technique, grammar, pronunciation (contractual / current)
Teacher High School English Literature and Grammar, Social Studies (4 ½ years) | Avalon
School Board, St. John’s, 1983-87
Teacher ESL (1 year) | Saudi Arabian Navy and ALFAC Academy, Saudi Arabia – 2010.
College teacher – English Grammar, Basic Accounting, Travel and Tourism (1 year) |
Academy Canada, St. John’s, 1997-98.
Educational producer and curriculum study development (2 years)
School Board Resource Centre (2 years) – production of educational videos and curriculum.
Extracurricular activity and event planning - career days, student discussion groups, parent
teacher interviewing, theatre production, social studies groups, student advisement,
Facilitated student summer work grants
Developed provincial final examinations
Research /writing (published): Recognized reading, writing and communication skills - multi-
disciplinary - inter-disciplinary – variety of mediums – intercultural depth – adaptability
Research Assistant | international books and journal articles | 2012-2013.
2. Stephen O. Jackson St. John’s, NL, Canada firstname.lastname@example.org (2)
Managing Editor | wrote for, edited, managed Bravo Arts magazine, 1992.
Various articles or entries published as on page 3
Management / Administration: public and business relationships - personnel management -
customer relations - accounting, business logistics – mentoring
Owner / Manager | Travel Resource Company, St. John’s, 1997- 2014.
Sales and General Manager | Haven Travel, St. John’s, 1994-97.
Owner / Manager SoLo Productions Ltd. / Beatfest Productions Ltd. | Project based 1986-
Owner / Manager | Blue Door Restaurant, 1987-92.
Communications and media production / performance: diverse intercultural audiences - consensus
building - team player and leader – manager and personnel director
Imagining Canada’s Future (SSHRC): Rapporteur and video editor, Ottawa, 2015
Producer/Promoter | Beatfest and Tastefest Festivals, NL, 2004 and 2007.
Tour and promotions manager | Educational theatre 1989-91 and Canadian African music
group 2004-2006, provincial and national
Producer, Director, Promotional Coordinator and/or Stage Manager | Professional theatre
and music company projects, 1985-present, provincial and national (list available)
Performer, public speaker, promotional speaker | National CBC radio and TV, provincial
radio and television, small and large theatres, music venues, 1980-present, provincial and
national (list available)
PhD (in progress) | Teaching and Learning in the global environment | Memorial University,
NL., Graduate 2018
M.Ed. Curriculum, Teaching and Learning | Memorial University, NL., 2014
B.Ed. (Jr. and Sr. High English and Social Studies) | Memorial University, NL.
B.A. English Language and Literature/ History | Memorial, NL.
Fellow of the School of Graduate Studies (academic excellence) | Memorial University, 2014
Teaching Skills Enhancement Program – professional teacher development in student-
centred learning | Memorial University, 2016
CELTA (Cambridge University Teacher of English to speakers of other languages) |
Manchester Academy of English, UK, 2009.
Current work reference
Carolyn Best | Assistant Director Intensive English Program, Memorial University of NL.
Others available upon request
3. Stephen O. Jackson St. John’s, NL, Canada email@example.com (3)
Peer-reviewed academic publications
Co-author (writer, researcher, editor)
Al-Krenawi, A., & Jackson, S.O. (2016). Dilemma with practising social work with
indigenous people: The Arab case. In J. Merrick (Ed.), Child health and human development
yearbook, 2015 (Ch. 8, p. 135-154). New York: Nova Science Publishers Inc.
Al-Krenawi, A. & Jackson, S.O. (2015). Dilemmas in practicing social work with indigenous
people: The Arab case. Int. J. Ch. Health & Human Development, 8(2).
Al-Krenawi, A. & Jackson, S. (2014). Arab American Marriage: Culture, Tradition,
Religion, and the Social Worker. J. Human Behavior in Social Environment, 24(2).
Research assistant and editor
Al-Krenawi, A. (2012). Tomorrow's players: The Israeli-Palestinian case. New York: Nova
Al-Krenawi, A. (2013). Psychosocial Impact of Polygamy in the Middle East. Dordrecht:
M.Ed. Thesis (published online)
Jackson, S.O. (2014). … Notions of welcoming immigrants and cultural diversification
amidst strong Newfoundland identity structures. M.Ed. thesis, Memorial University of NL.
Academic Research Paper topics (selected recent)
Faculty problems with internationalizing curriculum
Distance education: Teaching our own amidst ‘internationalisation’
The trouble with ‘English’: Can an Arab country participate in the global landscape and
maintain its own ‘culture’?
A framework for health and safety research for immigrant workers in N.L.
Just the words, please: Why teach ‘social justice’ to English language learners?
Other publications (recent)
Jackson, Stephen. (27 August, 2011). Rome-ing… for cats. The Telegram, St. John’s
Jackson, Stephen. (23 August, 2011). Op Ed. Are we as accepting as we think we are? The
Telegram, St. John’s
Jackson, Stephen. (7 June, 2011). A day in the garden. Reflections on Saudi Arabia. The
Telegram, St. John’s
Recent Conferences and forums
McGill University Future of Humanities | Participant / speaker, Montreal, 2015
Imagining Canada’s Future | Rapporteur and video editor, Ottawa Congress (SSHRC), 2015
Teaching & learning across cultural borders | Organizer and Moderator, Memorial
Teachers of English as a Second Language (TESL) Canada / Newfoundland | Current
President of MUN Interdisciplinary Student Society | Current
Council of the Student Union MUN | Director for Interdisciplinary PhD studies | Current