Hardworking and reliable teacher with strong ability in reading and math. Offering CPI trained, CPR trained and medication trained. Highly organized, proactive and punctual with team-oriented mentality.
Setting up activities
Classroom supply management
Grading homework and tests
Paraprofessional Assistant Harvey, LAJefferson Parish Public School System /Oct 2019 to May 2020
Collaborated with teacher to devise and implement developmentally appropriate lessons aligning with school's philosophy and mission.
Cleaned and organized classrooms, materials and supplies to support maximum efficiency.
Marked homework assignments, tests and special projects to communicate grading.
Kept students safe inside and outside classrooms by proactively monitoring behaviors and tracking student movements, safety hazards and visitors.
Managed daily attendance and reported absences and tardies to school clerk for parental notification.
Promoted student learning by providing individualized and small group support to reinforce classroom topics.
Distributed and collected tests and homework to collate and prepare for grading.
Supervised students and maintained security throughout school buildings and on field trips.
Assisted teachers with instruction and provided clerical support for diverse needs.
Conducted special assessments and tutoring sessions to support individual student needs.
Attended in-services, workshops and seminars.
Contributed to positive, educational setting by delivering gentle discipline and promoting student success.
Graded assignments and tests using answer key, documented results and informed lead teacher of students' performance.
Participated in meetings with parents concerning child's progress and areas of concern during parent-teacher conferences.
Special Education Teacher Harvey, LAJefferson Parish Public School System/Aug 2018 to May 2019
Enhanced lessons using Smart Board technology and computers.
Eliminated learning gaps and effectively instructed students by using teaching aids and motivational strategies.
Conducted small group and individual classroom activities with students based on differentiated learning needs.
Fostered positive and trusting relationships with students to increase engagement.
Developed individual educational plans designed to promote educational, physical and social development.
Developed IEP to leverage developmental practices and educational theories to achieve educational objectives.
Facilitated functional life skills development in students with autism through explicit instruction and repetition to entrench skills.
Implemented specialized tests to evaluate literacy performance.
Established and communicated clear objectives for lessons, units and projects to students and parents.
Promoted language development skills through reading and storytelling.
Wrote and presented documents for Individual Education Plan conferences.
Developed interesting and interactive learning methods tailored to help students with individual needs.
First Grade Teacher Harvey, LAJefferson Parish Public School System/Aug 2017 to May 2018
Maintained safe, clean, and organized classroom environment.
Met with parents to communicate students' progress, achievements and classroom issues.
Administered and graded class tests to evaluate student progress and comprehension.
Identified early signs of emotional, developmental and health delays or problems in students and followed up with parents.
Instructed students individually and in groups using varied teaching methods.
Worked with school administrators to develop classroom management policies.
Referred to district standards to plan lessons and prepare students to take standardized assessments.
Taught students subject-specific material, learning strategies and social skills.
Improved student engagement by implementing student-centered classroom management techniques to foster academic curiosity.
Involved parents in student education by cultivating strong relationships.
Attended in-service training and professional development courses to stay on top of policy and education changes.
Administered tests and assessed results to evaluate student understanding of material.
Maintained positive classroom environments by reinforcing rules for behavior and relationship-building actions.
Instructed students in standardized subjects as well as general learning strategies and skills for social development and character.
Brought in purchased and donated materials to round out supplies for classroom activities.
Education and Training
High School DiplomaJohn Ehret High SchoolMay 1982Marrero, LA
Bachelor of ScienceUniversity of Holy CrossDec 2011New Orleans, LA