Dependable and reliable teacher's aide with four years in daycare and six years babysitting. Flexible and adaptable with extensive knowledge of child development. Devoted to helping children think creatively, solve problems independently and respect themselves and others. Desires a role as a preschool teacher. Childcare Worker focused on implementing daily curriculum that will spark imagination, build self-esteem and help children discover new things each day. Teacher's Aide who has lovingly taught 14 children, ages 3 through 5. Thorough in guiding children through a variety of daily activities and making sure the curriculum is age-appropriate and fun.
Seven years as summer camp counselor
Calm and patient
Lesson plan development
First aid certificate
Positive reinforcement methods
Charting and record keeping
Excellent communication skills
Practicum Student/Intern , 01/2016 to 05/2016Child Development Lab － DeKalb, IllinoisDuring my time, I carefully monitored children's play activities, incorporated music and art activities to encourage creativity and expression, maintained daily records of activities, behaviors, meals and naps, communicated with children's parents and guardians about daily activities, behaviors and problems and held one-on-one progress report sessions with parents for conferences. I also was co-lead teacher for four weeks and I implemented small group activities, group times and emergent experiences. I also did ASQ-3's on my four primaries. I changes materials every week to keep the children interested and engaged in new material and I also rearranged the classroom, created daily lesson plans for activities, helped facilitate indoor and outdoor play, parent-teacher conferences and keeping the classroom clean and taught children personal care behaviors, including toilet training and feeding.
Teacher Aide, 08/2012 to 06/2016NIU Campus Child Care － DeKalb, Illinois
During my time, I work with all ages of infants to preschool. I taught the children their numbers, letters, colors, etc. I also assisted the head teachers with tasks that has to be done, changing out the materials in the classrooms, changing how the classroom looked. Read stories to the children and taught them painting, drawing and crafts.Maintained daily records of activities, behaviors, meals and naps. Supervised circle time, free play, outside play and learning and developmental activities. I have four years of childcare experience. Managed general housekeeping duties, including feeding, diapering, resting, and cleanup.
Camp Counselor , 08/2009 to 07/2016Armenian Eastern Dioceses － New York City, New YorkI was a camp counselor for the ages of seven through fifteen at an overnight camp in Illinois and New York. I was responsible for keeping head count of all campers, making sure they are supposed to be, and following all emergency procedures if need be. Besides being a counselor, I was the arts and crafts instructor and implemented the activity that was taking place for the day.
Bachelor of Science:Family and Child Studies ,2016Northern Illinois University － Dekalb, Illinois , North AmericaGPA: Minoring in Child Development Involvement in High School Class council freshman year 2008-sophmore year 2009 Played sports: High School basketball, 2007-2011 Involvement in College
Watching movies, reading, listening to music
Good communication skills
Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, and Microsoft PowerPoint
Putting together a documentation board
Organizing classroom activities
Sorority: Alpha Delta Pi- Positions Held: Alumnae Relations Chair, Leadership Chair, New Member Coordinator, Jr. Panhellenic Delegate, Philanthropy Chair, and Chaplin.
Volunteer Work: Relay for Life, Feed My Starving Children, Rake Across DeKalb
Church Activities: Choir and Armenian Church Youth Organization of America (ACYOA) (Youth Group)