CERTIFIED ELEMENTARY SCHOOL TEACHER (Grades K-5) eager to resume full-time teaching career (currently working as Leave Replacement teacher in Jersey City NJ).
Focused on implementing highly effective instructional practices to improve student learning and academic performance.
Offer a proven track record of commended performance teaching grades K-5, with a passion for education and an unwavering commitment to optimizing student and school success.
Skilled Elementary Teacher with a background in improving student performance. Focused on working with students, parents, colleagues and administrators alike to teach and motivate students.
Personable and talented teacher who stays up-to-date on new learning technologies and trends in the education community.
Highly motivated and enthusiastic educator skilled in identifying educational software and learning programs that can benefit students.
Leave replacement Teacher04/2012
to Current JERSEY CITY PUBLIC SCHOOLS – 346, Claremont Ave, Jersey City,
NJ 07305 Replaced Grade 4 'Hope' Class teacher on maternity leave from April 2012 to June 2012 and Grade 3 'Hope" Class teacher from September 2012 to may 2012. Managed a stimulating class with twenty-two students. The responsibilities included but not limited to teaching, testing, grading, assessments, conducting parent communication.
Promoted a strong nurturing learning environment through supervision and implementation of classroom instruction. Facilitated and guided reading, writing, and oral language skills and delivered highly skilled reading intervention instruction.
Encouraged interactive learning by incorporating educational software and the Internet.
Taught cross-curricular lessons and units in areas of math, language arts, science and social studies in accordance with Common Core State Standards.
Fostered oral language development and critical thinking skills during literary discussions.
Determined student strengths and weaknesses through testing, weekly assessments and unit benchmarks.
Recorded and monitored student progress, planned and prepared lessons, and evaluated and assessed student needs.
Coordinated/supervised day trips, Parent-Teacher conferences.
Encouraged and coordinated extracurricular and athletic activities to promote physical, mental and social development.
Maintained accurate and complete student records for the entire class.
Worked with other teachers and administrators to evaluate and revise elementary school programs.
Created a classroom environment in which children could learn respect for themselves and others and also to accept accountability for their actions.
to 04/2012 Jersey City Public Schools – 346, Claremont Ave, Jersey City,
Provide full time classroom instruction in an inclusion class along with Special Education Teacher.
Instruct core subjects.
Review and follow the lesson plans to assure continuity of instruction.
Utilize techniques and materials for relevant activities to supplement the lessons.
Ensure positive interaction with all students by offering support, encouragement and praise.
Assist students individually and in groups with lesson assignments.
to 12/2012 Hoboken Board of Education/Secaucus Board of Education – 158 4th St Hoboken, NJ 07030/20 Centre Ave Secaucus,
Provide on-call and scheduled instruction for elementary and middle school students.
Maintain class schedule, order and discipline, instruct core subjects following lesson plans to carry out the responsibilities of the regular teacher for the assigned number of days to assure continuity of education.
Fulfill student needs by adapting to all grade levels, conducting quality teaching, and maintaining a comfortable and safe learning environment.
Developed excellent rapport with students and staff as demonstrated by continual requests by elementary, special education, and middle school teachers.
20 Centre Ave Secaucus, NJ 07094
Elementary School Teacher06/2007
to 04/2008 VIBGYOR HIGH – BANGALORE
Hired as a full-time teacher in 2007 at Vibgyor High Bangalore, India instructing all academic subject areas to a classroom of 28 grade four students.
Developed lesson plans and reports on weekly basis.
Instruct all subjects in accordance to the curriculum.
Organized and accomplished the culminating day for science in presence of parents of the students involving display of projects, activities and games to engage parents and students.
Coordinated/held report card night to discuss student progress.
Left Vibgyor High (on excellent terms) at the end of academic year 2008 and returned to USA.
Bachelor of Arts: Psychology2006New Jersey City University-
Test prep coach of grade 4 students in 2012 passing with advance proficiency or proficiency in reading, writing, math, and science on the state standardized tests. Proud
Teacher of “Real Woman” essay winner 2012 and 2013 in Jersey City Public School
District at Grade 3 level. Achieved several other class awards within the school for winning extra curricular competitions.
New Jersey Standard
Teaching Certificate (Grades K-5) Pending August 2013
New Jersey Provisional Teacher
Certification (Grades K-5), 2013
New Jersey Certificate
of Eligibility (Grades K-5) 2012
New Jersey Substitute
Teacher Certificate (Grade K- High School), 2010