Caring teacher demonstrating skill in strategic classroom management and effective discipline. Enthusiastic teacher with a knack for making learning exciting and enjoyable. Motivated by the belief that all children can be successful learners when given material they enjoy and can relate to directly.
Kind and empathetic educator
Positive and encouraging
Creative lesson planning
SMART Board aptitude
09/2015 to Current
Private Lesson TeacherSelf-employed – Cedar Falls
Instructed individual students of various age and ability levels in music lessons.
Set up lesson materials and provided solo music and exercises to students.
Adapted teaching methods and materials to meet students' varying needs and interests.
09/2016 to Current
Lesson TeacherHoover Middle School – Waterloo, Iowa
Create weekly lesson plans for each group lesson to work on assignments as well as new material and skills necessary for playing oboe at the middle school level.
Build positive relationships both as a teacher to each student and between students in the class so they do not feel nervous playing in front of or with the other students in their section
05/2014 to 08/2016
MAC (Making a Connection) Camp CounselorUrbandale Parks and Recreation – Urbandale, Iowa
Established a safe play environment for the children.
Organized and engaged in recreational activities on the playground, at local parks, and inside the school building.
Encouraged children to be understanding of and patient with others by helping and teaching them how to work through small disagreements on their own.
Worked with fellow teachers to create loose lesson plans for each day, trying to create continuity as well as mixing up activities so they never fell into a monotonous routine.
Took children on a variety of different field trips around central Iowa to better their understanding of the area they live and expanding their cultural and educational horizons while also having fun.
Bachelor of Arts: Music Education - Degree Expected 2018 University of Northern Iowa - Cedar Falls, Iowa
High School Diploma: Urbandale High School - Urbandale, Iowa
Sigma Alpha Iota - Alpha Upsilon Chapter, Past President
Iowa Bandmasters Association, Student Member
American Choral Directors Association, Student Member
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Companies Worked For:
Hoover Middle School
Urbandale Parks and Recreation
University of Northern Iowa
Urbandale High School
Job Titles Held:
Private Lesson Teacher
MAC (Making a Connection) Camp Counselor
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