Welcome! ~ Sonia Hankova ~ Education/Art/Science ~ E-Mail: sonia.hankova@gmail.com ~ Phone: +61 425 703 860

Teaching Experience




Princes Hill Secondary College (Full Year, 0.7 FTE)Classroom Teacher, Middle Years Science

Curriculum design, development, planning and delivery Year 7 and 8 Science
Assessment, reporting
Administrative tasks and duties
Selected as member of staff for Downhill Ski Camp
Establishment of online curriculum and communications platform
Significantly improved student learning outcomes – documented in VIT Portfolio for Full Registration via evidence-based research
Developed innovative self and peer assessment/feedback/reflection program

2015 Story Writing in Remote Locations (SWiRL) Program

Bulman Community School, Northern Territory (August – Oct) Student Teacher (unsupervised)(six-week intensive)

Specialist Science Teacher: EC Transition, Middle Primary 3-5, Middle School 5-10
Classroom Teacher – Generalist: Literacy/Numeracy – Multiyear
Development and delivery of art lessons
Development of classroom resources and displays responsive to local elements and needs
Delivery of the Story Writing in Remote Locations (SWiRL) Program
Establishment of school website for sharing SWiRL books with a wider audience

 Dimboola Memorial Secondary College, Wimmera, Victoria (May) Student Teacher (unsupervised)(one-week intensive)

  • Developing literacy skills through story writing
    Empowering success through individualised learning
    Working intensively one-on-one with students on behavioural management plan


 Methodist Ladies College, Kew (March – Sept) Student Teacher (33 full days)

  • Curriculum design, development, planning and delivery Science 7 & 10 (Astronomy, Chemistry, Biology)
    Collaborative Research Project Developing Global Citizenship (Methodist Ladies’ College ~ Victoria University ~ Council of International Schools)
    Astrotour Centre for Astrophysics and Supercomputing @ Swinburne
    Build a Basket Fundraiser Volunteer


 Toorak Primary School (March – Sept) Student Teacher (29 full days)

  • Delivery of literacy/numeracy curriculum Foundation Level
    Kids Yoga Program (Health and Wellbeing), Music/Percussions Lessons design, development, planning and delivery
    Volunteer Design of Class Yearbook, ZOO, Lego Centre Excursions, Walk to School Breakfast


Cairnlea Park Primary School (Semester 2) Student Teacher (five school visits)

Development and delivery of an individualised unit of work Multiplicative Thinking (Year 4)
Individual Mathematics learning reports


 Keilor Views Primary School (Semester 2) Student Teacher (eight school visits)

  • Observation and assistance with specialist literacy program – Year 6


Melton Primary School (Semester 1) Student Teacher (five full days)

  • Observation and assistance with literacy and numeracy program and general classroom activities Year 1/2