Experienced Classroom Instructor/Therapist with an in depth knowledge of education, structuring classes, and meeting the overall needs of students within the academic environment. Additionally, experienced with utilizing therapeutic techniques (Person Centered and Cognitive Behavioral) in group settings with youth, through engagement and assessment. Responsible, motivated, self-starter who communicates well and is devoted to improving the educational, social, emotional and mental health development of children and adolescents.
● Classroom instruction ● Assessment/Innovative ●Lesson Planning ●
Student/Parent engagement ●
Creative Problem Solving
Multi Task Management
Experience working special need students
Description ●Facilitated African centered Rites of Passage Mentoring program for female students (Both at risk and non at risk students ) ● Identified mental health/behavioral challenges of students and designed goals and objectives to address challenges in each student's Individual Service Plan (ISP) ● Developed and facilitated "Positive Thinking" groups based upon CBT treatment and an African Centered Approach for Rites of Passage students. ● Provided counseling and mentoring to students who presented with difficulties managing academic and social issues. Routinely met with students' parents regarding in-class issues and learning interruptions to discuss solutions.Performed student background reviews to develop tailored lessons based on student needs.● Maintained the safety and well being of students ● Managed student development and discipline ● Completed weekly lesson plans ● Effectively managed all student grade levels ● Other duties as assigned by Principal ● Demonstrated initiative and responsibility in accordance with educational institution ● Provided Student Advocacy ● Administered crisis intervention services and carried out ongoing safety and risk assessments ● Participated in professional development trainings ● Collaborated with educational professionals to meet the overall needs of student Assistant Dean of students Dean of Students
Description ● Assisted in modifying and changing behaviors that jeopardized academic development in students through assessment and parent/child engagementPerformed student background reviews to develop tailored lessons based on student needs. ● Developed procedures to modify behaviors in students;Implemented student discipline measures, decreasing classroom disruptions by 80%. instructed students in physical education ● Coordinated classroom lessons for students ● Assisted students in various subjects content and physical educationCombined discipline plan with effective measures and various lesson plans to increase concentration, participation, and progress student accountability. ● Completed weekly lesson plans ● Managed student development and discipline ● Provided Crisis intervention to students and parents Earned positive verbal/written feedback from parents regarding classroom instruction and student learning success.
Description ● Instructional teacher for children with special academic and social challenges ● Implemented dance and movement for students ●to encourage engagement Taught English Literature to grades 5-6.Performed student background reviews to develop tailored lessons based on student needsConducted small group and individual classroom activities based on differentiated learning needs..Developed, administered and corrected tests and quizzes in a timely manner.Implemented student discipline measures, decreasing classroom disruptions by 80%. Completed weekly lesson plans ● Managed student development ● Crisis Intervention ● Participated in professional development and educational trainings
Description ● Assisted Teachers with students who displayed various disruptive behaviors within the classroom ● Completed and maintained mental health progress notes for clients ● Maintained therapeutic goals to keep clients on task both behaviorally and socially ● Maintained a safe therapeutic environment for students ● Conducted intake assessments and carried out ongoing safety and risk assessments for youthCollaborated closely with treatment team to appropriately coordinate client care services. ● Administered crisis intervention services ● Created and implemented learning plans for students with academic/social Identified and properly documented patient goals, evaluated progress and planned reevaluation. difficulty ● Collaborated with mental health, medical and educational professionals ● Assisted parents with community referrals.
Description ● Maintained school discipline and coordination of peer mediation programs ● Implemented instruction and curriculum for female gender classes Applied positive reinforcement method to redirect negative behaviors Implemented student discipline measures, decreasing classroom disruptions by 80%..●Communicated effectively with educators from various grade levels. Completed assessments of academic development for students ● Provided instruction for physical education ● Participated in professional development trainings ● Crisis intervention ● Assisted in modifying and changing behaviors that jeopardized academic success of students
Description ● Provided physical education instruction to students Routinely met with students' parents regarding in-class issues and learning interruptions to discuss solutions.Established and enforced rules for behavior and procedures for maintaining order among a class of 18 or more students. ● Completed weekly lesson plans ● Maintained the overall safety of students ● Crisis Intervention ● Participated in professional development trainings
Description ● Implemented instruction of curriculum for various grade levels ● Completed assessments and content learning Applied progressive teaching principles to a class of 15 students, improving standardized tests scores by 17% in six-month period. Performed student background reviews to develop tailored lessons based on student needs.Used variety of teaching techniques to encourage student critical thinking and discussion in various grade levels in multiple courses. ● Provided instruction for physical education ● Completed weekly lesson plans ● Participated in professional development trainings ● Assisted youth with independent living skills ● Crisis intervention ● Scheduling classes for students ● Tuition collection ● Organized professional workshops ● Parent coordinator
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