Saidy Godette

  • Conservation Program Coordinator
  • Belmopan, Belize
  • Oct 15, 2019
Full time Government/Nonprofit

Personal Summary

I write to express my interest in a position within your organization. I have experience in other diverse fields, which include, Tourism, Human Resources, and Flight Safety. I have coordinated tours and conducted tours throughout Guyana. I am confident that I would be a valuable addition to your team and a good fit for this role providing excellent leadership, problem-solving and high-quality communication with students of all ages.

Moreover, I have experience teaching the Middle School and High School age range, I have taught students from 11 years to 18 years of age. I believe you will find me to be a mature self-starting and reliable individual, whose career has been focused on the gathering and presentation of information, to a variety of audiences, across a range of disciplines; including over 10 years of classroom teaching and school administrative duties. I’m a dedicated team player but, equally capable of independent thought and creative solutions where needed and appropriate.

A resume, highlighting the range of my ability, knowledge and experience is attached. I am enthusiastic about the potential offered by the position and how my attention to detail and transferable career “skill-set” may benefit this organization while providing me with an opportunity for renewed professional challenge and growth.

Thank you in advance for your time. I would appreciate the opportunity to review my qualifications and experience, in person and look forward to discussing how we may be a good match for each other.

Sincerely,

Saidy Moore Godette

Work Experience

The George Price Centre for Peace and Development Curator/Coordinator
Dec 2017 - Oct 2019 The George Price Centre for Peace and Development

Curator/Coordinator (12/2017-Present)

Hired to replace the interim coordinator at the Centre. 

Key Contributions:

  • Coordinating rentals of the Centres’ conference rooms
  • Maintaining the archives and cataloguing the artefacts.
  • Update museum displays
  • Creating promotional material for Centre activities
  • Prepare payroll and social security deductions for personnel.

Substitute Teacher (Grade 9), Middle and High School Teacher (3-12)
Jan 2014 - Jul 2017 The Georgetown International Academy

Middle and High School Teacher (3-12), 01/2014 to 2017

Hired as a full-time teacher following student teaching practicum, instructing History, Psychology and Service Learning academic subject areas to classrooms of up to 15 6th to 12th-grade students. 

Key Contributions:

  • Earned high marks for the quality and creativity of classroom teaching, lesson plans and instructional materials used in teaching diverse subjects (e.g., psychology, service learning, social studies and history).
  • Developed innovative approaches that were repeatedly held up as the model standard for meeting district goals in areas including technology integration across the curriculum, experiential learning, literacy and diversity.
  • Consistently commended for ability to redirect students exhibiting behaviour problems by replacing disruptive, unproductive patterns with positive behaviours. As a result, selected to lead district-wide in-service on classroom management.
  • Actively served on a variety of school committees and task forces focused on curriculum development, textbook review, fundraising and student council advisor, event coordinator.
  • Established positive relationships with students, parents, fellow teachers and school administrators/staff.
  • Quickly became a “first-to-call” resource in the current substitute teaching role, typically working four days per week. Personally requested by many full-time teachers to take over their classrooms during absences.

Education

BA in History with a minor in Geography,
Aug 2003 - Nov 2007 University of Guyana - Georgetown Guyana
Masters in Management
Jan 2018 - Nov 2020 University of West Indies