Tracey- Ann Richards Guidance Counsellor/ Educator/ Guidance Teacher


Lower Christiana, Christiana P.O Manchester [email protected]

449-9311 / 539-8835


Objective To obtain a rewarding position related to my field of study.


Education   Northern Caribbean University

Mandeville,   Jamaica.

August 2010    B.Sc., Guidance and Counselling


1998-2003         Tacky High School

Gayle, St Mary


Competencies   Knows how to create and deliver effective programmes

Ability to maintain keen records

Pays keen attention to details

Great counselling techniques

Ability to handle complaints

Competent in Information Technology



Work Experience


January 2013- Current                          Bohemia All Age School Guidance Counsellor


September 17, 2012 – December 31, 2012       Guidance Counsellor

St Hilda’s Diocesan high school                               St Ann


September 2011- August 31, 2012                   Guidance Counsellor

ASTEP ProgrammeMinistry of Education Region 111 St. Ann


May 1, 2011- June 30, 2011                            Guidance Counsellor

Hoolebury Primary School                                      St. Ann


January 2011- April 30, 2011                          Guidance Counsellor

Aabuthnott Gallimore High School                         St. Ann


Fulfilling the job description of a Guidance Counsellor


Practicum in Guidance Counselling

Feb 2010- May 2010       Women Centre of Jamaica FoundationMandeville, Jamaica

(Mandeville Centre)


Engaged in Individual and Group Counselling
Facilitated Guidance sessions and Presentations
Conducted Home visits and other related tasks.





Assistant Teacher

Jan 2010                           Albion Primary School             Mandeville, Jamaica

Labyrinth All Age School            Labyrinth, St Mary


Facilitated a training seminar for mediators
Engaged in 10 hours of voluntary service
Engaged in 20 hours of Community


Interest Computers, Track and Field, Nature Walks, Adventure, Church.





Northgate Youth and Family Development Foundation

Innovative Educators Awards 2011
Northern Caribbean University

(3) Honour Roll Certificates (2008-2010)
Restorative Justice Certificate (Feb 2010)
Tacky High School

Trophy for Academics, (2003)
Assemblies of the first Born

Second place summer bible school

Activities: Special effects Ministries Team Mentor

PRO for Bohemia All Age School

Lodgement Officer Bohemia All Age School

Youth Mentor at Rosetta New Testament

Northgate Youth and Family Development Foundation Volunteer




Available upon request.



Lower Christiana

Christiana P.O



June 22, 2016




Dear Sirs:



I am submitting my resume for your perusal, I am not limited to just the field of Guidance and Counselling but any other related area is welcomed. I am also interested in culinary as well if there are jobs in that area I can obtain then I would love that.


In addition, I posses excellent interpersonal skills and is capable of working in a team environment, that I am certain will prove beneficial to the mandate and overall objectives of your organization. I am creative, pro active, self motivated and have the ability to plan and organise weekly and monthly counselling and children related activities. Also I am a child of God who upholds my Christian principles and integrities.


Enclosed is my resume for your perusal. I am available for an interview at a time most convenient to you. I appreciate your time and consideration and hope to hear from you and your team in the near future.


Yours truly,


Tracey-Ann Byfield-Richards (Mrs.)



August 2006- August 2010 BSC Guidance and Counselling at Northern Caribbean University

Diploma in Education and Training


April 2004- August 2006 Sales Clerk at Dis n Dat Music

Worked in a tourist gift shop as sales clerk and cashier