kindergarten teacher office assistant cook resume example with 14+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
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Polite and attentive offering excellent customer service, organization and time management skills. Highly-organized ready to take on new challenges to help the company succeed. Known for having dynamic work ethic and being team player. Hardworking and relilrty with strong ability in [Task] and [Task]. Offering [Skill], [Skill] and [Skill]. Highly organized, proactive and punctual with team-oriented mentality.

  • Behavior modeling
  • Grading homework and tests
  • Special needs education
  • Standardized testing
  • One-on-one and small group instruction
  • Early childhood education
  • Classroom supply management
  • Maintaining safe environments
  • Setting up activities
  • People skills
  • Supervision
  • Critical thinking
  • Maintenance & Repair
  • Flexible
  • Friendly, positive attitude
  • Safe food handling
  • Food assembly
  • Quality control
  • Team contribution
  • Proper storage and preservation
  • Working collaboratively
  • First Aid/CPR
  • Relationship building
  • Work ethic
  • Dedicated team player
  • Strong problem solver
  • Professional and mature
  • Self-starter
  • Schedule management
Kindergarten Teacher/Office Assistant & Cook , 08/2015 - Current
Kindercare Brooklyn, NY,
  • Implemented focused lessons for reading readiness highlighting phonics, language comprehension and writing abilities.
  • Fostered language development, comprehension and vocabulary using traditional poetry, nursery rhymes and riddles.
  • Advised fellow teachers and administrators on procedures and strategies for kindergarten teaching guidelines.
  • Coordinated conferences with parents to discuss student progress and establish goals for improvement and advancement.
  • Employed evidence-based methods of classroom teaching and direction.
  • Worked closely with peers to devise and utilize advanced technology and smart boards.
  • Guided reading aloud to spark imagination and foster reading comprehension and vocabulary development.
  • Improved students' reading independence using methodical sensory lessons on phonemic awareness and strategies for decoding by sounding out words.
  • Spearheaded diverse kindergarten and first grade classroom with lessons on early literacy, independent reading and math.
  • Organized and assigned work to teacher assistants and volunteers.
  • Designed lesson plans based on comprehensive teaching of academic, social and personal skills.
  • Developed assessments to test student growth.
  • Taught children ages four to six basic reading and alphabetical skills.
  • Formed deep relationships with parents and students by engaging groups through conferences, emails, texts and phone calls.
  • Offered diverse clerical support to office team members, including managing correspondence, answering telephone calls and tracking documentation.
  • Controlled building access by supplying key cards to employees and visitors.
  • Greeted visitors or callers daily to handle questions or direct to appropriate staff.
  • Answered phone calls daily and pleasantly welcomed visitors to office.
  • Managed office paperwork, including scanning documents and routing business correspondence.
  • Prepared food for service based on daily specials and chef's needs.
  • Maximized kitchen speed and efficiency by preparing salads, desserts and meats for the School.
  • Kept detailed records of food and supply inventory, ordering more or alerting chefs of deficiencies.
  • Regulated oven, broiler and roaster operations for cooking at correct temperatures.
  • Decreased food waste by adapting menus to changing seasons and supply availability.
  • Improved operations by working with team members and customers to find workable solutions.
  • Set up and performed initial prep work for food items such as soups, sauces and salads.
Pre-K Assistant Teacher, 09/2011 - 07/2016
City Of Westerville Westerville, OH,
  • Planned and led games, reading and activities for groups of 12-24 children.
  • Made healthy, well-balanced breakfasts and lunches for 12-24 children.
  • Planned and led games, reading and activities for groups of 12-24 children.
  • Read stories to children and taught painting, drawing and crafts.
  • Kept records of over 12-24 students' progress, detailing behavioral, emotional, academic and social growth.
  • Kept records of over 12-24 students' progress, detailing behavioral, emotional, academic and social growth.
  • Observed children to record development.
  • Updated rules, safety and behavioral guidelines and disciplinary protocols to clarify and share with 4-5 year-old students.
  • Enforced behavior expectations at all times.
  • Maintained daily records of individual activities, behaviors, meals and naps.
  • Observed children, using Anecdotal method to record development, interests and skills.
  • Observed children for signs of illness, injury, emotional disturbance, learning disorders and speech problems.
  • Provided excellent service and attention to customers when face-to-face or through phone conversations.
Camp Counselor, 01/1992 - 01/1996
Young Set Club City, STATE,
  • Engaged children in arts and crafts, singing, sports activities, games and field trips while maintaining safe environment.
  • Promoted monthly events and activities to increase participation and revenue.
  • Coordinated and arranged decorations, equipment and food service to facilitate various entertaining activities.
  • Developed camp emergency procedures and shared with other counselors in preparation for serious event or injury.
  • Cultivated effective relationships with campers, parents and other camp counselors by utilizing active listening and dynamic interpersonal skills.
  • Checked and secured life jackets and safety equipment around lakes or onboard boats and kayaks to reduce injury or accidents.
  • Enforced discipline and policies to protect safety of recreational activity participants.
  • Provided swimming, kayaking and canoeing lessons to boost confidence and encourage safety.
  • Assisted homesick children by actively listening to concerns and providing emotional support.
  • Implemented protocols to develop relationships with campers and parents.
  • Checked on campers struggling with various social and recreational skills to maintain camper and parent satisfaction.
  • Diversified recreational offerings by building and overseeing activity schedule.
  • Designed activities to help individuals overcome confidence issues and build strength.
  • Guided, mentored and counseled adolescents and at-risk youth to help achieve personal and spiritual goals.
  • Explained principles, techniques and safety requirements to activity participants to prevent injury.
  • Communicated campers' needs, progress and program benchmarks in weekly staff meetings.
  • Prepared for inclement weather in advance by planning indoor activities.
  • Coordinated and led group activities for campers and counselors.
  • Observed participants for signs of physical distress and stopped activity to administer care.
  • Educated campers on important skills such as how to spot poison ivy, poisonous snakes or dangerous wildlife and how to safely start and extinguish campfires.
Hostess/Waitress, 04/1991 - 04/1993
Jacks Deli City, STATE,
  • Served plated dinners, oversaw buffet-style dinners and passed hors d'oeuvres for parties.
  • Greeted customers, answered questions and recommended specials, wine and desserts to increase profits.
  • Handled food safely and kept spaces clean to protect customers from foodborne illness and maintain proper sanitation.
  • Communicated with kitchen staff frequently to stay up-to-date on supply availability and potential customer wait times.
  • Increased sales of high margin menu items through effective upselling.
  • Maintained accuracy while handling payments, giving change and printing receipts to customers.
  • Stocked server areas with supplies before, during and after shifts.
  • Minimized customer wait times by taking and filling large volume of orders each day.
  • Confirmed customers' ages for alcohol service and discontinued service to intoxicated guests.
  • Checked on guests to verify satisfaction with meals and suggested additional items to increase restaurant sales.
  • Assisted kitchen staff with food counts by determining number of items required for complete service.
  • Entered customer food orders into computer system.
  • Explained menu options to guests, offered suggestions and took orders for food and beverages.
  • Arranged place settings with fresh tablecloths, tableware and flowers to create appealing tables.
  • Updated customers on menu changes and new food and beverage offerings to maintain quality service relationships.
  • Addressed concerns or complaints quickly to improve service and escalated more advanced issues to management for resolution.
  • Processed customers' payments and provided receipts.
  • Led team in carrying out day-to-day tasks with customer service program in mind.
Education and Training
: Child Development, Expected in
Moorpark College - Moorpark, CA
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School Attended

  • Moorpark College

Job Titles Held:

  • Kindergarten Teacher/Office Assistant & Cook
  • Pre-K Assistant Teacher
  • Camp Counselor
  • Hostess/Waitress


  • Some College (No Degree)

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