Lead Teacher in a Head Start school setting. Seek position that includes public school teacher in a pre-k or higher grade. Early Childhood Development Teacher who recognizes that the first few years of a child's life are highly formative and influential. Adopts a nurturing and encouraging approach to child guidance.
Certified Preschool Teacher
First Aid and CPR certified
Mother of 2 children
Head Start programs
Adept at working with special needs children
MS Office proficient
Hold A class B CDL
Willing to Learn
Lead Teacher / Center DirectorInterMountain Children's Services - Crossnore NC08/2001 - Current
I am currently a Head Start Pre-K Classroom teacher.
I teach 18 children from the ages of 3 to 5.
I have been with this program for Fifteen years and have been a lead teacher for ten years.
I have received the following training in:.
Currently hold Class B CDL.
Appropriate discipline practice.
First Aid and CPR.
Dial-3 and Brigance.
Blood borne pathogens.
Dixie Doo Professionalism tips.
Responding to an angry parent.
Recognizing and reporting abuse/neglect.
NAEYC conferences yearly.
Portfolio and referral.
Early Learning Standards.
Teaching Science through inquiry.
Food handling safety.
New sanitation regulations.
Monthly inventory maintenance.
Lesson planning through task stream.
Substance abuse prevention/treatment.
Foundations levels 1-6.
Teaching strategies GOLD
CURRENT JOB RESPONSIBILITIES.
Direct individual children and groups.
Keep records and write reports.
Supervise individuals, staff and children.
Set up centers and prepare materials daily.
Set up and plan out field trips.
Make monthly newsletters.
Conduct Parent Meetings.
Make home visits to student parents twice a year.
Work with staff to maintain good relationships.
Plan activities with and for parents.
Attend all staff meetings.
Discuss problems relating to Head Start, only with appropriate staff.
Be available to work overtime.
Worked with interdisciplinary team members to evaluate children's progress and recommend appropriate learning plans.
Addressed behavioral and learning issues with parents and daycare management.
Supervised a group of 1 student teacher throughout the semester.
Monitored students' educational progress with individual charts and files.
Sanitized toys and play equipment each day to maintain safety and cleanliness.
Coordinated parent-teacher conferences 3 times during the school year.
Cafateria workerCrossnore School INC - Crossnore06/2012 - 06/2014 I worked here just in the summer time for extra money. I prepared meals and worked with children who also had summer job. I also worked at the Miracle ground coffee shop as a supervisor to teenager that worked there
Bachelor: Lees McRae - Banner ElkDecember 2012
High School Diploma: Avery County High School - May 1998
Associate: Mayland Community College - Applied Science Elementary Education Early Childhood 3.69
Worked one-on-one with a developmentally challenged student with autism.
I am on the School Readiness team at Head Start program and Avery High School
I am skilled with Homebased for Professional development