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JOCELYN LIU

508 Richmond St.New West, BC


V3L 4C7778-865-1388
jocelynct.liu@gmail.com

OBJECTIVE:

To obtain a position as an elementary or secondary music teacher that would
allow me the opportunity to apply the skills that I have gained from my educational and
practical experiences.

HIGHLIGHTS OF QUALIFICATIONS:

BC College of Teacher Certification [Aug. 2014 pending completion of studies]
Fluent in English, Mandarin and conversational French
Confident public speaker
Ability to work independently and within a team
Effective leadership skills

EDUCATION:

B. Ed: Secondary Music Education, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC,
Canada, 2014

TESL Certificate: University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada, 2014

IB Certificate in Teaching and Learning MYP: University of British Columbia,
Vancouver, BC, Canada, 2014

B. Mus.: Secondary Education Stream, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC,
Canada, 2012

Diploma of Associate of Royal Conservatory of Music (ARCT): Piano Performance,
2009

Late French Immersion Program, New Westminster Secondary School, 2008

TEACHING PRACTICUM (10 weeks):

Carson Graham Secondary School 2013-2014

North Vancouver, BC, Canada
Junior Concert/Jazz Band 8-10, Senior Concert/Jazz Band 10-12, Concert Choir 8-
12, Vocal Jazz 8-12
THREE-WEEK CBFE:

Brentwood Park Elementary School 2014
Burnaby, BC, Canada
Elementary General Music

RELEVANT TEACHING EXPERIENCES:

Piano Teacher 2007-Present
New Westminster, BC, Canada
Obtain great patience and experience in teaching young children and help them
develop an interest in piano and an appreciation for music
Encourage students to have an intrinsic motivation and build strong confidence
through public performances

Foreign English Teacher 2012-2013
Kojen English Language Schools, Taipei, Taiwan
Created interactive and fun lesson plans which helped maintained students
interest and attention
Communicated professionally with my Teaching Assistants so classes ran
efficiently
Taught a variety of students from the ages of 7 to 18

UBC Health Arts Society Ambassador 2011-2012
Health Arts Society, Vancouver, BC, Canada
Chosen as a UBC Ambassador to perform with two ensembles as a pianist
Provided live chamber music for seniors at Adult Day Centers, Hospitals, and
Senior Homes
Educated the audience about classical music and repertoires by always talking
about the program at each concert

Camp Counselor and Teaching Assistant (Volunteer) 2010
Taoyuan International Summer Music Camp, Taoyuan, Taiwan
Orientation and supervision of students from ages 5 to 20
Lead effective sectional rehearsals for different sections of band and orchestra
Assisted in concert production and stage management on the concert day

ADDITIONAL EXPERIENCES:

Librarian Assistant 2011-2012
School of Music, University of British Columbia, Vancouver
Helped with the Music Library circulation to function in an effective manner
Applied my research skills in assisting students with references
Efficient book shelving and searching skills


Inkjet Technician 2008-2011
Island Ink Jet, Burnaby

IMAGINE Squad Manager (Volunteer) 2011
University of British Columbia, Vancouver
Assisted in leader training programs to help new leaders become the best
representatives of UBC for the new students
Developed a Student Success Workshop specifically for the incoming Music
students
Communicated clearly with other members and designed an appealing campus
tour

IMAGINE MUG Leader (Volunteer) 2009
University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
Represented the School of Music as an energetic and helpful orientation leader
Created positive school spirit through leadership and exciting icebreaker
activities

GALA Group Leader (Volunteer) 2009
University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
Communicated successfully with foreign exchange students during this
orientation for international students
Guided a group of 20 students from around the world for 3 days and gave them
the first impression of what it is like studying at UBC

INTERESTS AND ACTIVITIES:

President of UBC (UBCSMEA), 2013-2014
VP-External of UBC Music Undergraduate Student Association (MUSA), 2010-
2012
Playing other instruments such as the flute, clarinet, trumpet, and euphonium

REFERENCES:

Steve Toren UBC Faculty Advisor
(H) 604-988-6232, (C) 604-790-5219, stevetoren@yahoo.ca

Kevin Yang School Advisor, Carson Graham Secondary School.
(C) 778-388-2975, kevinyang.music@gmail.com

Karen Lee UBC Faculty Advisor
(C) 604-837-1016, kvlee@mail.ubc.ca