Kind, dependable and energetic teacher with 12 years experience, paid and volunteer, in elementary and preschool education. Demonstrated skill in individualizing instruction based on students' needs and interests.
Online ESL teaching experience
2 years ESL classroom experience in elementary schools
Experience teaching phonics (Fountas & Pinnell)
Creative lesson planning using ESL best practices
Integrates music into curriculum
ESL Teacher (online)10/2016 to CurrentVIPKIDBeijing, ChinaEngaged elementary students of varying
proficiency levels one-on-one using props, TPR, songs and games to supplement
prepared curriculum. Maintained an above 90% rebooking rate and exceptional mentor
teacher feedback. Provided parents with clear and positive
feedback and goals to improve student proficiency.
K-6 Art teacher08/2007 to 05/2008Eagle Valley ElementaryEagle Mountain, UTPartnered with local university through A.R.T.S. program to increase resources and opportunities for all students. Initiated "Go van Gogh" art program allowing community professionals to mentor students. Developed engaging lessons for 400 K-6 students that supported national art standards. Employed a broad range of instructional techniques to retain student interest and maximize learning.
First grade teacher08/2006 to 05/2007Eagle Valley ElementaryEagle Mountain, UTImplemented effective phonic instruction using a variety of instructional techniques to whole class, small groups, and one-on-one teaching. Developed a variety of reward programs and incentives based on individual student needs and goals. Encouraged students to persevere with challenging tasks.Scheduled and held parent-teacher conferences to keep parents up-to-date on children's academic performance.
Bachelor of Science: Elementary Education2006Brigham Young UniversityProvo, UT, USA3.70 GPA
ESL Endorsement2012Brigham Young UniversityProvo, UT, USA