Jamie Hayden

15 Street
Suburb in WA, Postcode

Seeking a position that will further enhance my experience working with children.


Work Experience

Preschool Teacher

Kids Preschool – Bunbury, WA 

April 2007 to Present

• Manage 12 preschool students (age 4-5) with two fellow preschool teachers on daily routine, procedures, and classroom behaviour/safety.
• Engage children in arts and crafts, games, sensory activities, reading and writing, singing, dancing, outdoor play, etc. throughout the day.
• Monitor and assist in circle time meetings, maintaining routine of weather, songs, calendar, etc.
• Plan and create activities and games for children to complete/participate in.
• Attend and participate in staff meetings, orientations, CPR/First Aid trainings, parent nights, field trips, etc.
• Interact and communicate with parents and families at drop-off and pick-up times each day.

Preschool Aide

Community Preschool – Spencer Village, WA

August 2005 to October 2006

Assist lead teacher in coordinating learning opportunities
• Interact positively with children
• Assist in classroom arrangement
• Implement positive guidance strategies

Substitute Teacher

Ambition Centre – Blakeview, SA

September 2003 to July 2005

Helped implement lesson plans and provided constructive feedback for students when regular teacher was out of the classroom.

Student Teacher (Kindergarten)

123 Elementary School – Playford, SA
January 2002 to March 2002

• Planned and instructed creative, multi-intelligence based lesson plans in various subjects in a kindergarten classroom.
• Prepared and implemented a mini-unit in science on the five senses incorporating books and various activities.
• Observed students’ reading assessments then managed grouping the students in guided reading groups according to the results.
• Attended and participated in staff meetings, grade level meetings, and professional development inservice meetings throughout my time spent in kindergarten.         


Bachelor of Science in Early Childhood Education
State University – Murray Bridge, SA

BA in Psychology
Forest Lakes College – Tanunda, SA


  • Computer literate (MAC and PC)
  • Excellent communication skills (both verbal and written)
  • Implementing appropriate curriculum in Child development

Additional Information

CPR and First Aid Certified – American Red Cross


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