Currently I am looking to obtain a teaching position in a progressive school where I can utilize my skills as a kind and compassionate educator dedicated to creating an atmosphere that is stimulating and encouraging for all students through differentiation.
I am a very enthusiastic educator effective at providing quality instruction and fostering a positive learning environment for all students.
I pride myself as being a well-liked teacher with superb leadership and communication skills. Easily cultivates trusting and productive relationships with students, parents, teachers and administration.
I am fully capable of enhancing objectives and goals. I am a very energetic professional and strong student motivator. I am extremely proud to be involved in all levels of student development, as well as very flexible and adaptive.
Led 54 students to improve test scores by more than 30% during the 2015-2016 academic year.
Designed and conducted a professional development workshop in Reading Language Arts/Class Dojo for Bethune staff in January 2016.
Honorable Member of Kappa Delta Pi - International Honor Society in Education.
Achieve 3000 National Winner - Due to Student Participation and Enthusiasm
Observed and assessed student performance and kept thorough records of progress.
Managed classrooms of 23 to 35 students.
Implemented a variety of teaching methods such as lectures, discussions and demonstrations.
Established clear objectives for all lessons, units and projects.
Encouraged students to persevere with challenging tasks.
Set and communicated ground rules for the classroom based on respect and personal responsibility.
Identified early signs of emotional, developmental and health problems in students and followed up with parents.
Tutored children individually and in small groups to help them with difficult subjects.
Taught after-school and summer enrichment programs.
Scheduled and held parent-teacher conferences to keep parents up-to-date on children's academic performance.
Established positive relationships with students, parents, fellow teachers and school administrators.
Mentored and counseled students with adjustment and academic problems.
Collaborated with other staff members to plan and schedule lessons promoting learning and student engagement.
Delegated tasks to teacher assistants and volunteers.
Employed a broad range of instructional techniques to retain student interest and maximize learning.
Took appropriate disciplinary measures when students misbehaved.
Improved students' reading levels through guided reading groups and whole group instruction.
Created lesson plans in accordance with state curriculum and school-wide curriculum standards.
Accepted coaching from fellow teachers and administrators and immediately incorporated feedback.
Worked outside normal hours to be available to answer parent and student questions.
Used children's literature to teach and reinforce reading, writing, grammar and phonics.
Enhanced reading skills through the use of children's literature, reader's theater and story time.
Differentiated instruction according to student ability and skill level.
Taught students to exercise problem solving methodology and techniques during tests.
Strengthened parent-teacher and parent-child communication by holding regular parent-teacher conferences.
Encouraged students to explore issues in their lives and in the world around them.
Employed a wide variety of fiction and non-fiction textual materials to encourage students to read independently.
Member of Kappa Delta Pi InternationalHonor Society in Education
International Academic Honor Society Achievement Award
Coursework in the Middle Grades 4-8
Avid, Lesson Plans, Administrative Management, Classroom Discipline, Classroom Instruction, Classroom Management, Community Involvement, Counseling, Creative Lesson Planning, Critical Thinking, Curriculum Development, Family Involvement, Goal Setting and Implementation, Grant Writing, Group Instruction, Instructing, Instructional Methods, Learning Strategies, Multicultural populations, Parent/Teacher Conferences, Parental Participation, Problem Solving, Program Development, Public Relations, Research, Social Perceptiveness, Speaking, Specialized Testing, Special-Needs Students, Student Evaluations, Teaching, Team Building, Time Management, Urban Classroom Settings, Writing, Active Learning
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