AIDAN CARTWRIGHT
Northwest Territories Resident, Yellowknife

QUALIFICATIONS
Bachelor of Education (pending)                                                                                                               
University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia

Bachelor of Fine Arts                                                                                                                                  
Alberta College of Art and Design, Calgary, Alberta


TEACHING EXPERIENCE
Grade 11/12 (Media Arts) Teacher Candidate                                                                                  
Guildford Park Secondary School, Surrey, British Columbia
Developed and taught several units utilizing Adobe Creative Suite software including but not limited to Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign based on BC Curriculum.

Grade 8 (Visual Arts) Teacher Candidate                                                                                          
Guildford Park Secondary School, Surrey, British Columbia
Developed and taught several units including but not limited to painting, drawing, sculpture and art inquiry based on BC Curriculum.

Grade 10 (Visual Arts) Teacher Candidate                                                                    
Guildford Park Secondary School, Surrey, British Columbia
Developed and taught several units including but not limited to painting, drawing, animation and art inquiry based on BC Curriculum.

Animation Workshop Instructor                                                                                                            
Scott Lough
Taught a three-day animation workshop with middle-year students from Yellowknife which was overseen by Mr. Scott Lough.

Art Mentor                                                                                                                                     
Carmen Braden – Artist and Musician
Mentored a high-school student to produce an animation artwork for a visual art/performance exhibition at Prince of Whales Northern Heritage Centre, commissioned by Ms. Carmen Braden.

Teacher on Call K-12                                                                                                       
Yellowknife Education District #1 (YK1), Yellowknife, Northwest Territories
Worked as a teacher on call in a number of subjects for YK1 schools: Sir John Franklin High School, Mildred Hall, and Range Lake North.

Teacher on Call                                                                                                                      
NWT Montessori Society, Yellowknife, Northwest Territories
Worked as a teacher on call for Yellowknife Montessori School programs.

Summer Day Camp Leader                                                                                                    
City of Yellowknife, Yellowknife, Northwest Territories
Worked as a City Day Camp leader for four consecutive summers where my job was to develop and lead summer activity programing for kids aged 5 – 12yrs.


OTHER WORK EXPERIENCE
Executive Secretary                                                                                                                          
Government of the Northwest Territories:
Education, Culture and Employment
Administrative duties performed for the Assistant Deputy Ministers of Education Culture and Employment.


VOLUNTEER EXPERIENCE
Shintani Wado Kai Karate Federation
Teaching and grading students of all ages in karate, organizing classes, assisting with a not-for-profit organization.

Instructor                                                                                                                                                
Self Defense for Students
Taught middle school aged girls from St. Joseph’s School a 2-day self-defense workshop as requested by their teacher, Ms. Jenn Hamann.

Searcher                                                                                                                                            
Yellowknife Ground Search and Rescue
Participating in Ground Search and Rescue Call Outs and Training Sessions

Volunteer                                                                                                                                        
Yellowknife Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals
Regular Volunteer activities such as Dog Walking, Dog Fostering, and assisting with fundraising events.
Illustrated and Co-produced a children’s book titled Kindness Is which introduces children to responsible pet ownership.

REFERENCES, PRACTICUM REPORTS, AND FORMAL RESUME AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST
VIA EMAIL: aidankmcartwright@gmail.com 

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