Jessi Gaja
(306) 862 – 6461


Bachelor of Education (Secondary) graduate seeking a full-time teaching opportunity with a preference for Grade 9 to Grade 12.


2013-Present   Bachelor of Education (Secondary)

English/ Social Studies
University of Regina, Regina, SK.
Completion April 2018

2016-2017       Biblical Studies Certificate
Pacific Life Bible College, Surrey, B.C


2016 Treaty EdCamp
2017 SECTA Convention
2017 Gender Diversity & Inclusivity Workshop
2017 Reading Literacy Workshop


-interned in Grades 10 and 11 teaching English and Geography
-able to adapt lessons to motivate and facilitate all students
-efficient and fluent in computer skills: Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint), Internet, and educational apps (Kahoot, Padlet, Google Classroom, etc.)
-work effectively with fellow teachers, administrators, and parents
-flexible concerning students’ needs: adaptations, assessments, evaluations, modifications, etc.
-creatively plan and incorporate a variety of activities and teaching strategies into lesson plans
-able to supervise students during and after school hours (extra-curricular)
-design and develop many assessment and evaluation strategies for the needs of the students
-can motivate students through positive communication techniques
-can manipulate assignments to best suit the needs of every learner


Internship — September – December 2017

School: Weyburn Comprehensive School
Supervising Teacher: Mrs. Kyla Moffatt
Assignment: Taught grade 10 English; grades 11 English, creative writing, and geography in culturally diverse classrooms
Responsibilities:- developed, taught, and evaluated both units in ELA 20, “Poetry” in Creative Writing 20; “Resources” in Geography 20; “Equity and Ethics” in ELA B10
– participated in parent/teacher interviews with supervising teacher
– was responsible for noon hour supervision
– assisted with many school activities, such as fundraising and SRC days


October-March — 2011-2013   CanSkate Coach
(Volunteer)                                  Carrot River Skating Club
Carrot River, SK
Responsibilities: – responsible for 8-12 children each week
– planned, developed, and executed CanSkate activities and programs
– Worked with other staff and an assistant on development of activities and   plan of execution for program
– taught young children how to skate: start, stop, glide, and more   progressed students higher proficiency skills such as spirals and spins

September-April — 2013    Educational Assistant
(Volunteer)                           Carrot River Elementary School
Carrot River, SK

Responsibilities: – assist students with lessons under direct supervision of classroom   teacher
– assist with marking of tests and worksheets
– monitor and report to classroom teacher on student progress
– operate or assist teacher in operation of projectors, tape recorders and other audio-visual or electronic equipment

March-June — 2013    Assistant Softball Coach
(Volunteer)                   Softball SK
Carrot River, SK
Responsibilities: – assist coach with practice, including supervising and teaching skills
– motivating and encouraging the players on the team to do their best
– responsible for 12 plus female players

Mrs. Kyla Moffatt                                                     Mr. Jody Kerr
Supervising Teacher                                               Supervising Teacher (during 3 week block)
Weyburn Comprehensive School                         Weyburn Comprehensive School
Weyburn, SK                                                             Weyburn, SK
(306) 842-7494                                                           (306) 842-7494

Mrs. Leah Birnie                                                       Ian Francis
RTI                                                                               Pastor
Weyburn Comprehensive School                         Life Church
Weyburn, SK                                                             Nipawin, SK
(306) 842-7494                                                          (306) 276-1305