(555) 432-1000,
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
Professional Summary

Empathetic and Perceptive teacher candidate with five years of experience as a swimming lessons instructor, two years as a family nanny, and a current Instructional Para, providing individualized care and education to children. Skilled in leading student activities to facilitate a positive and supportive learning environment, while setting excellent examples through appropriate social behavior. Engaged children on topics of personal interest to build relationships and foster communication skills.

  • Adaptability
  • Interpersonal communication
  • Social development
  • Relationship building
  • Differentiated instruction
  • Behavior management
  • Special Education
  • Communication
  • Approachable
  • Optimistic
University of North Dakota Grand Forks, ND Expected in 12/2019 Bachelor of Science : Elementary Education - GPA :
  • Minor in Special Education
  • Graduated magna cum laude
Hillsboro High School Hillsboro, ND, Expected in 05/2016 High School Diploma : - GPA :

Graduated in Top 10% of Class
Graduated with 3.96 GPA
Member of National Honors Society

  • CPR certified
Work History
South Windsor Public Schools - Instructional Paraprofessional
South Windsor, CT, 12/2019 - Current
  • Worked with individual students to provide personalized educational, behavioral and emotional support.
  • Implemented curriculum with life-based approach.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of evidence-based strategies to foster independence and social academic engagement,
  • Provided support during classes, group lessons and classroom activities.
  • Adhered to predetermined behavior and academic plans and collaborated on adjustments.
  • Prepared instructional materials for group and one-on-one use.
  • Assessed student social, emotional and academic needs to plan goals appropriately.
  • Retained interest and maximized receptive learning by educating students using hands-on instructional techniques.
  • Used behavior modeling and specialized teaching techniques to share and reinforce social skills.
  • Partnered with teacher to plan and implement lessons following school's curriculum, goals, objectives and philosophies.
Penn State University - Family Nanny
University Park, PA, 05/2018 - 08/2019
  • Coordinated different types of activities to enhance physical and intellectual development
  • Established lasting, professional connections with families and children by encouraging open communication and delivering positive feedback
  • Balanced playtime and limited screen time to optimize types of stimulation and support development of fine motor, gross motor and cognitive skills
  • Offered positive and nurturing environments to support child social and emotional growth
  • Taught children everyday skills, including tying shoes, dressing, potty training, basic math and language
  • Monitored schedules to maintain sleeping, eating and school schedules for children
  • Facilitated relationships with children and parents by developing caring and structured home environments
  • Organized extracurricular schedules for sports and classes and provided safe transportation to different events
Hillsboro Municipal Pool - Swimming Lessons Instructor
City, STATE, 05/2014 - 08/2019
  • Implemented and optimized new swimming and safety curriculum and day-to-day instruction to align swimming strategies with industry-based practices
  • Organized and taught swimming lessons to children aged 3 to 12 years, including those with special needs
  • Worked closely with students and parents to increase positive feedback from parents and boost overall student success
  • Educated students on water safety and different strokes, applying various instructional techniques, including modeling, and assistance of water boards
  • Earned positive feedback from parents regarding swimming lessons instruction and student learning success
  • Initiated new learning methods, promoting total student comprehension while curbing learning time
  • Monitored student progress through formal swimming assessment administered twice throughout the week for two weeks
  • Monitored student progress through test administration and adapted learning plans to optimize progress
Hillsboro Municipal Pool - Head Lifeguard
City, STATE, 05/2015 - 08/2017
  • Learned and maintained proficiency in first responder skills such as First Aid and CPR to offer individuals in distress optimal support
  • Gave private lessons to special needs students, teaching such techniques as floating, treading water, and safety /resting strokes
  • Tracked students' progress and gave constructive feedback for skills requiring improvement
  • Differentiated private swimming lessons to each students' individual needs
  • Reiterated water safety practices and lifesaving measures, including back boarding at every class to prevent accidents
  • Sampled pool water to check chemical levels prior to starting swimming instruction
  • Cooperated fully with employer to identify areas of concern and ascertain reliable methods for remediation

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  • University of North Dakota
  • Hillsboro High School

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  • Family Nanny
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