Perceptive Educator with 5 years of experience leading ESL and regular Ed. students. Proven leader at effectively guiding classroom activities, tutoring and evaluating tests and assignments. Skillful in promoting student engagement through fun teaching methods, individualized attention and upbeat attitude. Dedicated Educator focused on supporting faculty with classroom needs. Successful at maintaining clean and organized supplies, as well as planning activities. Excellent tutor, record keeper and multitasker. Enthusiastic teacher eager to contribute to team success through hard work, attention to detail and excellent organizational skills. Clear understanding of classroom management and lesson planning and training in ESL. Motivated to learn, grow and excel in education.
Helped ELL students by going to their core classes, worked with teacher to know what was going to be the lesson/activities used, and translated by re-teaching lessons provided by teachers. Used behavior modeling and specialized teaching techniques to share and reinforce social skills. Kept in constant communication for any students needing immediate assistance and for recording dates for testing to be present in translating it for students. Would also take part in administering TELPAS test for students and attended ELL meetings/training's. Schedule was dependent on necessity and availability up to 2 classes per period. Also, organized schedule for finals testing in library to ensure that every student needing help was provided with their ESL accommodation. Additionally, volunteered after school to help tutor students that could stay after in subjects needed help in or understand the work that was not finished and understood. Also, translated phone calls, emails, and parent/teacher conferences for teachers and office staff as needed. Resigned to do student teaching and graduate in the following Spring of 2020.
Teacher is the main title, but also worked as a receptionist and pick up/drop off driver. I worked with kids with mental and learning disabilities, like ADHD, Dyslexia, Anger Management, etc. The goal was to help tutor kids to help them succeed in areas of struggle and had a therapist on site that helped with group and individual therapy. The responsibility was to keep classrooms organized, prepare activities for students, and help tutor where necessary. Also did pick-ups and drop-offs from school to home and did secretarial duties like answer phone calls, prepare spreadsheets, etc. Administered assessments to determine each student's specific educational and social needs. Collaborated with colleagues to review data and develop instructional strategies to address student learning objectives. Collected, analyzed and tracked data on student progress to update and enhance learning plans.
Helped teacher with organizing classroom and kept students in to not disrupt the teacher. Applied positive behavior management techniques to enhance social interactions and emotional development. Helped with kids that needed extra help in bringing them out for interventions to build on their reading fluency. Had morning duty at car entrance door. Lunch duty in observing that kids eat and behave at the table. Had an hour of helping front desk and PEIMS clerk, so I logged kids that were late in and filed important papers to proper folders. Answered calls and directed them to the necessary person. Assisted art teacher during specials by teaching the days lesson or guiding students to understand the lesson. Also, volunteered in helping art teacher in any arts and crafts decorations needed for the display case, for teachers as well, and decorations for the music teachers events. Helped children develop motor skills in preparation for preschool and kindergarten. Watched kids in the playground. Provided snack for kids. Helped keep kids interactive in class. Had afternoon duty in helping get daycare kids in the right place and send them off once van was present. Helped with any papers needing to be copied, papers needing to be cut, etc. Did not finish school due to needing surgery done. Resigned properly.
Upheld classroom routines to support student environments and maintain consistent schedules. Enhanced student learning by optimizing wide range of instructional approaches and innovative classroom activities. Assisted students of all ability levels develop life-long learning skills and good study habits. Instructed all students in Spanish principles, concepts and in-depth subject matter. Collaborated with teaching staff to devise and implement coordinated educational strategies and student support networks. Kept accurate and current attendance records and assignment sheets to maintain file compliance. Implemented outlined grading and assessment techniques to document growth, development and knowledge advancements during teacher absence. Developed and deepened relationships with students, family members and faculty to promote optimal student learning environments. Kept students on-task with proactive behavior modification and positive reinforcement strategies. Followed classroom plans left by class teacher to continue student education and reinforce core concepts. Used Skyward to maintain detailed records of student progress, attendance and assignments in teachers absence. Organized and cleaned teaching areas after daily use to maintain high standards for returning teacher. Assigned, explained and graded homework. Maintained day-to-day classroom management and discipline to promote learning initiatives. Completed documentation of attendance, grades and other required details. Studied changing regional curriculum's to maintain knowledge of lesson plans for short- and long-term substitute positions. Administered and graded tests and quizzes and reported performance to primary teacher. Utilized technology to enhance student education and grasp of materials. Stood in for Spanish teacher for first term, maintaining student progress and keeping up with lesson plans.
Early graduate (Junior year) and obtained a small scholarship.
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