I am pleased to present my resume to you for your consideration as an Elementary School Teacher. I am a week away from attaining a Bachelor of Science degree in Elementary Education with a Teaching English Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) Endorsement and a state of Florida teaching license. With a combination of academic success and hands-on experience as detailed in my resume, I am confident in my ability to be a valuable asset to your school. On December 5th, I came to end of my teaching internship at Jane S. Roberts K-8 Center which I feel is the culmination of years of dedication to my chosen craft. I have been an educator for several years and have proven myself to be capable of handling positions of increasing responsibility within educational settings. I believe that at this point in my career I am ready to take the next step and I feel your school would provide the ideal environment. It is with great humility that I submit my resume for your consideration. Best Regards, Lorraine A. Ross Skilled, hard-working teaching professional with progressively responsible and direct experience in early-childhood education positions. Superior comprehension of successful teaching methods and a working knowledge of child psychology.
Child Facilitator January 2008 to CurrentFamily Central － Miami, FL
Conduct sessions/classes for children in the designated curriculum.
Prepare classroom to provide a conducive learning environment.
Participate in workshops, conferences, training and supervision to promote enhancement of professional skills.
Student Teacher August 2008 to December 2008Jane S. Robert K-8 Center － Miami, FL
5th Grade Implement a variety of lessons for Math, Science, and Spanish.
Create various lessons taught throughout the semester.
Develop and administer a Small Group Progress Plan.
Communicate with supervising teacher to identify students with special needs.
Communicate with supervising teacher to design and implement lessons and assess students appropriately.
Attend all grade level, faculty, FCAT data, and school-wide professional development meetings.
Preschool/Voluntary Pre-Kindergarten Teacher January 2005 to January 2008The Wonder Years Preschool － Miami, FL
Communicate with Parent Educator on progress of children and assist in documentation of progress.
Assist Parent Educator in sessions/classes for parents as needed.
Model appropriate social behavior and positive parent-child interactions with clients.
Prepare curriculum materials prior to session to ensure understanding of the session.
Perform duties as needed and/or requested to support and maintain accreditation standards and continuous quality improvement of organization.
Develop weekly lesson plans according to VPK and Creative Curriculum's Standards Ensure that students meet their developmental and academic goals Assess children's academic progress each quarter using the FKLRS objectives Conduct developmental screenings for students using the Ages & Stages Questionnaire Hold parent/teacher conferences throughout the school year Organize and design the annual yearbook for the preschool Participate in the center's accreditation through F.A.C.C.M.
Participate in charity events such as St.
Jude's Children's Research Hospital's Trike-A-Thon, UNICEF, Thanksgiving Food Drive, Holiday Toy Drive Organize and participate in fundraisers for the center Collaborate in the creation of the center's garden where children harvested vegetables and fruit, and cultivated flowers.
Administrative Assistant/Office Manager January 2004 to January 2005Allstate Insurance Company － Miami, FL
Perform day-to-day administrative tasks such as maintaining files and filing systems, as well as processing paperwork which includes preparing invoices, reports, memos, spreadsheets and letters.
Open, sort and distribute incoming correspondence, including faxes and email.
Greet visitors and determine whether they should be given access to specific individuals.
Process payments and update customer information.
Perform general office duties such as ordering supplies, maintaining records management systems and performing basic bookkeeping work.
Available upon request.
Bachelor of Science Degree : 2008Florida International UniversityGPA: GPA: 3.813 Candidate for Summa Cum Laude
Member of Delta Epsilon Iota Academic Honor SocietyElementary Education K-6 with ESOL Endorsement. Passed General Knowledge English Language Skills, Math and Reading Exams on June 3, 2006. Passed General Knowledge Essay Exam on July 22, 2006. Passed Subject Area K-6 Exam on July 26, 2008. Passed Professional Education Exam on September 19, 2008.
Oral and written proficiency in both English and Spanish