Talented early education professional and administrator with diverse experience in planning and implementing various activities for promoting physical, social, emotional and intellectual growth of children.
I am a self-motivator and a team player. I am able to stay calm under pressure and fulfill my job requirements. I recognize the importance of communication and facilitate clear communication between children, parents, and fellow staff.
I was raised in Central and South America, so I am bilingual. I have been working with children for over fifteen years. I have attended many different workshops and trainings to further my career. I am now attending Ashford University and will be graduating in April with my BA in Early Childhood Education. My plan is to continue my eduction with my Masters Degree as a Special Educator.
I am currently a Kindergarten Paraprofessional. I assist the Kindergarten classroom with their daily activities. I help with assessments and testing. I conduct small groups and individual classroom activities based on differentiated learning needs. I promote language development skills through reading. I observe students to supply teachers with feedback regarding potential learning blocks and opportunities for support. I physically and verbally interact with students throughout the day to keep them engaged. I encourage students to use their social and emotional skills to be understanding and helpful to others. I work with the teacher and assist her in any way that I can.
I was the office manager, which includes enrolling and billing, as well as setting up the school schedules, setting up the classrooms,and also the special education and Colorado Preschool Program. I would communicate with families on a daily basis. I handled confidential situations and resolved conflicts. I was. also the Kindergarten Readiness Teacher. My classroom size was sixteen children that I individually planned for. I had many different children with many different needs. I promoted good behaviors by using the positive reinforcement method. I created and implemented developmentally-appropriate curriculum that addressed all learning styles. I maintained daily records of the children's individual activities, behaviors, meals and naps. I used Teaching Strategies Gold and held conferences with my parents distributing educational assessments, similar to report cards, to each parent
I was the preschool teacher for the four and five year old. I planned and implemented my own curriculum and worked with many children with social and emotional needs. I established a safe play environment for the children.I created and implemented developmentally-appropriate curriculum that addressed all learning styles. I encouraged children to be understanding of each other. Most of all at this job I gave the children love and support.
I was the teacher for the four year old preschool classroom. I helped to establish a developmentally appropriate curriculum to use in this facility. I helped my colleagues on developing new classroom projects and monthly themes. I worked closely with the owner/director to establish a preschool program instead of just a daycare center.
I was in charge of the English department. I would hire and oversee the ESL teachers. I made sure that the curriculum and teaching methods followed the Peruvian teaching requirements and guidelines. I also taught four year old Kindergarten. In Peru the children start kindergarten at three years old. There are three levels of kindergarten. I also worked in the office doing administration duties, enrolling kids, budgeting, paying bills, and selling books.
I will be graduating in April with a Bachelor of Arts in Early Childhood Education. I am in the top 10% of my class and have been asked to join the Golden Key Society. My goal is to continue my education and receive my Masters Degree as a Special Educator.
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