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Desire a Challenging Position as Kindergarten Teacher in a Reputable School
A highly talented, energetic, and enthusiastic Kindergarten Teacher with proven expertise and experience in working with children, using interactive discussions and "hands-on" approaches to help students learn and apply concepts in subjects such as science, mathematics, and English; utilizing "props" or "manipulatives" to help children understand abstract concepts, solve problems, and develop critical thought processes.
Summary of Qualifications
Over 15 years of Solid experience.
In-depth knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.
Deep knowledge of principles and methods for curriculum and training design, teaching and instruction for individuals and groups, and the measurement of training effects.
Sound knowledge of human behavior and performance; individual differences in ability, personality, and interests; learning and motivation; psychological research methods; and the assessment and treatment of behavioral and affective disorders.
Profound knowledge of arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, statistics, and their applications.
Extensive knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction.
Uncommon knowledge of administrative and clerical procedures and systems such as word processing, managing files and records, stenography and transcription, designing forms, and other office procedures and terminology.
Excellent knowledge of group behavior and dynamics, societal trends and influences, human migrations, ethnicity, cultures and their history and origins.
Uncommon ability to teach others how to do something.
Proficiency at talking to others to convey information effectively.
Expertise at selecting and using training/instructional methods and procedures appropriate for the situation when learning or teaching new things.
In-depth ability to monitor/Assess performance of self, other individuals, or organizations to make improvements or take corrective action.
Great ability to use logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
Cousins Private School, Stony Point, NY 2000 - Present
Teach basic skills such as color, shape, number and letter recognition, personal hygiene, and social skills.
Establish and enforce rules for behavior, and policies and procedures to maintain order among students.
Observe and evaluate children's performance, behavior, social development, and physical health.
Instruct students individually and in groups, adapting teaching methods to meet students' varying needs and interests.
Read books to entire classes or to small groups.
Demonstrate activities to children.
Provide a variety of materials and resources for children to explore, manipulate, and use, both in learning activities and in imaginative play.
Plan and conduct activities for a balanced program of instruction, demonstration, and work time that provides students with opportunities to observe, question, and investigate.
Confer with parents or guardians, other teachers, counselors, and administrators to resolve students' behavioral and academic problems.
Prepare children for later grades by encouraging them to explore learning opportunities and to persevere with challenging tasks.
Cousins Private School, Stony Point, NY 1992 - 2000
Assist in the educational and social development of pupils under the direction and guidance of the head teacher, SENCO and class teachers.
Assist in the implementation of Individual Education Programs for students and help monitor their progress.
Provide support for individual students inside and outside the classroom to enable them to fully participate in activities.
Work with other professionals, such as speech therapists and occupational therapists, as necessary.
Assist class teachers with maintaining student records.
Support students with emotional or behavioral problems and help develop their social skills.
Prepare and present displays of students' work.
Support class teachers in photocopying and other tasks in order to support teaching.
Undertake other duties from time to time as the head teacher requires.
Golden Gate School, Stony Point, NY 1990 - 1992
Supervised low organized games and outdoor free play; maintains order and monitored activity to prevent accidents and to prevent injuries.
Dispensed equipment and supplies.
Enforced playground regulations; watched facilities to prevent vandalism.
Maked minor repairs to equipment.
Performed general cleaning on facilities and grounds.
Maintained an environment that is safe and secure for young children by: helping parents supervise their children in Science Playground Discovery Lab and maintaining consistent rules and limits and approaching such issues tactfully; consistently scanning the area for small unsafe objects.
Maintained the general on-going organization of the space. Such procedures included: setting up and tidying up of activity areas.
Kept current with internal communications, timesheets, schedule, etc.
Dusted, washed toys and equipment daily.
Education and Professional Certification
A valid Nova Scotia Teacher's License
New York University, NY
BA Early Childhood Education (1995)
New York University, NY
Diploma Early Childhood Education (1992)