Responsible teacher with excellent communication skills demonstrated by 26 years of teaching experience. Motivated, enthusiastic educator with 25+ years experience fostering a cohesive student learning atmosphere. Skilled special needs elementary school teacher with the ability to work with children of various intellectual, behavioral and physical challenges. Skilled Elementary School Teacher with experience identifying children's individual and collective learning needs. Enthusiastic Customer Service Representative who follows policies and procedures, while offering a friendly customer environment. Energetic, results-oriented team-player eager to bring strong administrative skills to a growing company in need of top-level support. Team-oriented Retail Sales Associate who works well in a collaborative environment, yet thrives on personal sales achievements. Core Qualifications Exceptional customer service Strong organizational skills Sharp - creative problem solver Adaptive team player Seasoned in conflict resolution Opening/closing procedures Courteous demeanor Multi-Task Management Energetic work attitude Critical thinking Positive atmosphere promotion Sound judgment Classroom management Compassionate Effective listening Motivating students Differentiated instruction Interactive teaching/learning Parent/teacher conferences Teaching, tutoring and counseling Active listening skills Effectively work with parents Parenting skills educator Achievements Customer Interface Greeted customers upon entrance and handled all cash and credit transactions. Assisted customers over the phone regarding store operations, product, promotions and orders. Multi-tasking Cashiered with two cash registers at once in tandem to maximize customer flow. Routinely helped customers each day in a high-volume retail outlet.. Balanced daily cash drawers and Material Development Created materials, targeting all types of learners Lesson Planning: Introduced new learning methods to ensure total comprehension for all students. Developed new learning centers to create an engaging educational experience. Education Strategies Employed special educational strategies and techniques during instruction to improve the development of sensory/perceptual-motor skills, language, cognition, and memory. Counseling Served as student mentor and counselor for students when academic problems and personal adjustments arose, meeting with guardians to reach solutions. Parent Communication Regularly met with parents to discuss student issues and course weakness areas.
head CashierSep 1990 - Jul 1992 Payless CashwaysOverland Park, Kansas
Head CashierDrug EmporiumOverland Park, Kansas
Fielded customer service calls daily.
Recommended and helped customers select merchandise based on their needs.
Exchanged returned merchandise for customers quickly and efficiently.
Confirmed that appropriate changes were made to resolve customers' problems.
Trained new employees on company customer service policies and service level standards.
Enthusiastic teacher dedicated to creating an enjoyable, inviting and dynamic learning atmosphere.
Implements traditional and innovative methods to motivate students to learn the English language and understand American culture.
Patient and dedicated teacher who works tirelessly to develop and promote interactive learning within a group environment.
Desires a challenging ESL Instructor position.
skills work history teacherShawnee Mission school districtAug 2002 - May 2014 In the eleven years at Briarwood Elementary I taught 2nd grade Shawnee Mission, KS for 7 years and 5th grade for five.
I was involved with grade level teams to develop programs to benefit students.
l Collaborated with teachers and department heads to meet quarterly and yearly educational goals.
l Emphasized critical thinking through small group activities.
counselor Shawnee mission school distric tAug 1997 - Aug 2002 Elementary school counselor for two elementary schools.Shawnee Mission, KSParticipated in character education and classroom guidance.Provided individual and group counseling for student needs.School to community liaison with school programs.Team member for school CARE teams Learning Disabilities TeacherKansas City, Kansas school districtAug 1986 - May 1994 I taught learning disabilities at the middle school for 3 years and Kansas City, KSelementary level for 4 years.
Collaborated with teachers and department heads to meet quarterly and yearly educational goals.
Master of Science: Counseling1 1995 Emporia State UniversityEmporia, KS Counseling
Special education certification: special educationKansas State University certifications Special education
certificationElementary school counselingESL certification: 1 1986 Manhattan, KS
Bachelor of Science: 1 1982 Elementary EducationKansas State UniversityManhattan, KS
Community Involvement I am actively involved in the youth programs of our church for the past 13 years. Have been involved with VBS for 9 years. I have been an adult participant in several youth trips and am a mentor for our Peer Ministery program. Through these experiences I have been involved in planning, scheduling and follow through with multiple tasks.
Master of Science : Counseling 1 1995 Special education certification: special educationKansas State University certifications Special education
certificationElementary school counselingESL certification : 1 1986 Bachelor of Science : 1 1982
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