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English teacher


Plan lessons and develop curricula by reading and understanding prescribed texts. Offer academic support to students ensuring a safe learning environment. Collaborate with other English department staff to create lesson plans, teaching strategies, and interventions.

  • Grade tests, pop quizzes, assignments, exams, while effectively communicating with parents, teachers, and counselors regarding underperforming.
  • Continually assess student needs and provide ongoing support to struggling students as well as exceptional achievers.
  • Help students learn, analyze, interpret, and dissect written material to compare, contrast, and discuss elements, like the theme, characters, and plot.
  • Created yearly coursework including the selection of teaching materials; rapidly developed and adjusted lesson plans to meet unforeseen classroom situations.
  • Implemented technological approaches to subject material; researched educational resources on the Internet.
  • Fostered a positive community, and prepared students for local, state, and national competitions.

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High school teacher


Taught a variety of English and literature courses at a public 800+ student high school.

  • Followed guidelines and standards set by the school board on assessing student achievement.
  • Planned essay writing assignments involving creative fiction and non-fiction writing.
  • Assigned classic literature texts for students to read, analyze, and reflect on.
  • Held one-on-one conferences with individual students on how to improve their writing and literature analysis skills.
  • Created lessons involving students acting out dramatic scenes from their favorite classic literary texts.
  • Collaborated with school librarian on teaching students how to search for and cite sources when writing research papers.
  • Provided worksheets for students to complete that tested their grammar, spelling, and punctuation skills.

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Elementary teacher


Taught a full academic curriculum (reading, writing, communications, mathematics, and social science).  Effectively engaged the children in small group instruction, focusing on each individual’s personal most successful style of learning. Created yearly coursework including the selection of teaching materials;  rapidly developed and adjusted lesson plans that were developmentally appropriate and met state standards.

  • Developed new teaching approaches after abrupt COVID-19 closures. Created virtual lessons via Google Classroom, Seesaw, YouTube, and Zoom.
  • Created a classroom management technique for transitions incorporating positive reinforcement and consistent routines. This new method has since been adopted districtwide.
  • Oversaw 2 community food drives during the COVID-19 closures.
  • Measured, assessed, reported, and tracked student/child performance utilizing CLASS and Creative Curriculum Fidelity tool.
  • Devised course assignment rubrics that were implemented and adopted schoolwide.
  • Established best practices for instruction and learning including critical problem solving and cooperative process-oriented learning.

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Kindergarten teacher

Entry level

Instructed young students on general daily habits, including personal hygiene, social interactions, and character. Encouraged parents to actively participate in classroom activities and provided expert support to improve the mental and physical health of their children.

  • Ensured the safety of 100+ students during lunch, play, and nap time while designing activities to emphasize teamwork and foster children's communication and cooperation abilities.
  • Created entertaining course activities to promote kids' interest in class, including storytelling performances, picture books, word games, and sketchbooks.
  • Assisted the lead teacher in supervising up to 35 children per class, ensuring safety during outdoor activities, and preparing assessment reports ahead of parent-teacher conferences.
  • Developed close relationships with parents by updating them regularly about their children’s conduct and performance and collaborated with other kindergarten teachers to develop new in-class activities to foster students’ reading and writing skills.
  • Observed kids’ behavior and skill development, and prepared to learn the material to further stimulate their attention toward new activities and instructional materials.

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Math teacher


Design and present comprehensive lesson plans for advanced mathematics including Calculus Trigonometry, and Statistics, ensuring that each student can retain and understand the materials at hand. Develop unit-based projects that are centered on real-world situations to show students the importance of gaining solid education and how Math correlates with everyday life. Implement mathematical programs that build the knowledge and confidence of students to progress.

  • Incorporate various technologies in the classroom including ELMO, Digital Image Projector, TI-83 Plus, and computer software. Collaborate with colleagues to integrate new activities and allocate effective resources.
  • Introduced a Mathematics Enrichment Program for students who were not quite ready to advance to the next level; 100% of students progressed to the next level.
  • Offered after-school tutoring to help struggling students improve their critical thinking and problem-solving skills.
  • Participated in various extracurricular activities. Attended all staff meetings and professional development workshops.
  • Developed thematic units that incorporated real-world examples to introduce new materials, consolidate important concepts, and encourage student learning.

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Preschool teacher


Develop and instruct age-appropriate lesson plans that encourage physical, emotional, social, and academic growth. Maintain individual student portfolios including skills checklists, labeled work samples, and narrative reports on areas needing improvement. Interact extensively with parents to provide regular progress reports. Showcase children's work to boost their self-esteem and to keep them motivated.

  • Designed and implemented research-based early childhood programs (3-5 age group) to allow emotionally, physically, and learning-disabled students to be mainstreamed into the classroom; provided developmentally and culturally appropriate instruction to a variety of populations.
  • Evaluated students learning capabilities and designed units of instruction accordingly.
  • Utilized a variety of learning skills and provided multiple points of access to the curriculum.
  • Established best practices for instruction and learning including critical problem solving and cooperative process-oriented learning.
  • Leverage a broad spectrum of assessment tools; delivered feedback in ways that furthered their learning and spoke to each individual's growth areas.
  • Developed innovative, standards-based units integrated across curriculum areas.

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Art teacher


Develop an interest in each student's creative expression in visual terms by utilizing skills and techniques of artistic expression consistent with school guidelines; cultivate aesthetic understandings and appreciations to discover and create talents of students in the field of art. Demonstrated experience of art using acrylic paints including dry brushing, staining, layering, underpainting, monoprinting.

  • Teach knowledge and skills in art, including drawing, painting, lettering, and art history
  • Instruct students to develop aesthetic concepts and appreciations and the ability to make qualitative judgments about art
  • Provide individual and small-group instruction to adapt the curriculum to the needs of students with varying intellectual and artistic abilities, and to accommodate a variety of instructional activities.
  • Organize storage areas and control the use of materials, equipment, and tools to prevent loss or abuse, and to minimize the time required for distribution and collection.
  • Evaluate each student’s performance and growth in knowledge and aesthetic understandings and prepare progress reports.
  • Maintain required inventory records by selecting books, instructional materials, tools, instructional, and aids.
  • Plan and present art displays and exhibitions designed to exhibit students’ work for the school and the community.
  • Communicate with parents and school counselors on pupil progress.
  • Participate in curriculum and developmental programs, such as after-school art club.

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Substitute teacher


Cultivate discipline and classroom control that fosters a safe and positive learning environment for all students and staff per school and county policies; ensure adequate supervision to assure health, welfare, and safety of all students.

  • Developed team-building activities that have enhanced student motivation and teamwork.
  • Teach Math, Art, and English to classes ranging between 13–24 students from Grades 2 to 5.
  • Incorporate digital technology into learning activities, including use of software applications as well as SMART boards, leading to subsequent implementation by the regular teacher.

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Music teacher

Entry level

Has a real love for music and possesses very good musical ability. Specializes in brass instruments. Dedicated to helping young students find areas in music where they can thrive.

  • Was a teacher’s aide in teaching trumpet and trombone to fifth graders in Chicago, IL.
  • Helped organize a Christmas program and concentrated on teaching second to fourth graders in learning and singing the songs.
  • Introduced sixth graders to some of the basics in music including rhythm, dynamics, melody, harmony, tone color, texture, and form.
  • Helped in the creation of a music history program for 150 middle-school children.

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English teacher


Assisted students with topic selection and idea development in preparation for semester-long research projects, focusing on methods, timelines, and summary of content. Mentored fellow educators and new teachers from surrounding universities on how to create engaging classroom presentations, plan program schedules and prepare assessment forms.

  • Led a rigorous college preparatory program by assessing over 80 students’ preparation for standardized testing and developing new instructional materials for all English-related majors.
  • Improved test scores by 25% by providing students with a rigorous preparatory study guide, which included note-taking strategies, study methodologies, and reflective writing techniques.
  • Provided one-on-one assistance to students after class to discuss skill gaps and design personalized assignments to improve their vocabulary and reading comprehension.
  • Published 3 research studies related to ancient language forms and English literature analysis.
  • Organized English language classes for young adults in need to improve their oral and written proficiency, focusing on group conversations and individual writing assignments.

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