althea BEDWARD teacher at old harbour prep school



Althea Antonette Bedward

31 Seabird Terrace,

New Harbour Village II,

Old Harbour .P.O.

St. Catherine.

1(876) 505-4495/876 547-2039

Email: [email protected]

OBJECTIVE: To be centrally committed to the transformative goals and ideals that are necessary for the growth and development of the organization that I am associated with. This, I am confident, will help in the encouragement of interpersonal relationships for the realization of goals to enhance the organization.



RELIGIOUS AFFILIATIONS:      Christianity (Berean Church of God)



o   Excellent written and verbal communication skills and rapport building

o   Excellent Presentation Skills

o   Microsoft office proficient

Own and operate motor vehicle
_________________________PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE_____________________


Old Harbour Preparatory School – Principal               –                  2008-Present

§  Conduct in-service training and capacity building workshops consistent with the professional development needs of the practitioners.

§  Assist in the development and maintenance of ECI – based parenting programmes.

§  Ensure preparation of Lesson Plans with scheduled frequency and their appropriate implementation.

§  Identify areas of weakness and devise corrective measures for remediation.

§  Conduct administrative duties for the institution.

§  Disburse salaries to all staff, statutory deductions and payment of other overhead expenses.

§  Monitor and provide supervision for the delivery of Early Childhood Development programmes.

§  Coordinate fundraising activities.


Old Harbour Preparatory School- Classroom Teacher    2002- 2008


Marlie Hill Primary School- Classroom Teacher              1997-1998



December 2017- Early Childhood Education NCTVET LEVEL 2


January- August 2013- The Mico University College

Human Exceptionalities (Certificate)


January –August 2012            – University of the West Indies, Open Campus

Supervisory Management (Certificate)



2009-2011- International University of the Caribbean

Bachelor of Education (Primary) Hons.


2004-2008- G.C. Foster College of Physical Education and Sports

Diploma in Teaching (Credit)


January –July 2006- National Council on Technical and Vocational Education and Training

Data Entry and Retrieval Procedures

Level 1 (Certificate)


1984-1989- St. Jago High school

School Leaving Certificate



·         Bois Content Past Students’ Association (Vice President)

·         Old Harbour A Cluster of Basic Schools (Assistant Cluster Leader)

·         Berean Church of God Bois Content (Sunday School Teacher )

·         Berean Church of God Women’s Fellowship (President)



Mr. Frederick Bailey                                       Rev. Norval Henry

Board of Directors                                            Berean Church of God

Old Harbour Preparatory School                        Bois Content

876-3663998                                                       876-3889909


_____________________ Certificates and Special Awards__________________________

·         August 2018 – First Aid (E-FAST certificate)


·         February 2018- Office of Children’s Registry Training (certificate pending)


·         February 2018- Public Health Training (certificate pending)

·         September 2015- Training as Safety Monitor (Jamaica Fire Brigade)                                    (Certificate)

·         September 2015- Training in First Aid (Gentle Care Ambulance Services)                                            (Certificate)


2002/present teacher at old Harbour Prep School