Teacher focused on implementing highly effective instructional practices to improve student learning and academic performance. Enthusiastic Educational Aide with a knack for making learning exciting and enjoyable. Motivated by the belief that all children can be successful learners. I am also personable and talented, I stay 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. Seasoned teaching professional with a talent for gaining the trust and confidence of students and guardians. Seeking a full time position with a school where student success and well-being are the top priorities.
SMART Board aptitude
Purposeful lesson planning
Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) training
Strong written and verbal communicator
Positive and encouraging
Creative lesson planning
Kind and empathetic educator
12/2015 to 01/2017
special educational aideDoDEA – Wiesbaden, Germany
Encouraged interactive learning by incorporating educational software and the Internet. Teaching them how to use email, and other web based software.
Escorted the students to their daily living activities, teaching them different skill sets for future job abilities. Shadowed them through the day to encourage/direct and assist when needed.
Pursued professional development continually by attending educational conferences and teacher training workshops.
01/2012 to 04/2014
special educational aideDoDEA – Fort Bragg, North Carolina
One-on-one aide with Autistic child. Encourage the child to stay on task with classroom instruction, specials, and independent work.
Helped child make age appropriate choices, and allowed him to be able to work on his own so he will be able to succeed in an educational environment without an aide.
Assisted other children in the classroom when needed.
Provided assistance to the teacher with gathering materials for the day, copies, grading papers, proctoring tests.
Cafeteria and bus duties
Supervised an average of 18 students in classrooms, halls, cafeterias, schoolyards and on field trips.
Adapted teaching methods and materials to meet students' varying needs and interests.
08/2010 to 04/2011
substitute educational aideSolomon Elementary School – Schofield Barracks, Hawaii
Differentiated Learning Needs, worked specifically with children who needed extra help with reading and math
Individual Classroom Activities, made individual learning packets and activities to strengthen math and reading skills
Differentiated Learning Needs
Encouraged interactive learning by incorporating educational software and the Internet.
Set up lesson materials, bulletin board displays and demonstrations.
04/2003 to 06/2007
special education aideDoDEA – Fort Bragg, North Carolina
Coordinated special education students and teacher assistant schedules with the master schedule.
Assisted in directing research activities concerned with educational programs and services in the classroom
Executed daily operations of activities i.e morning calendar, art, physical and speech therapy.
Operated learning aides such as projectors, tape recorders, computers
Prepared instructional materials
Lunch and Bus Duties
01/2002 to 05/2002
customer service representiveCon-Way Southern Express – Hope Mills, North Carolina
Executed daily operations of Bills of Lading
Corrected records and recorded driver information, such as weights and inventory numbers
Answered multi-system phone
Worked daily on FBES computer system
Type 40 Wpm
Contacted customer to follow up on purchases, suggest new merchandise and inform them about promotions and upcoming events.
05/1999 to 02/2000
business office assistantDrury University – Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri