English Teacher Resume

Work Experience

Susan B. Anthony I.S, Queens, NY (August 2011 to Present)
8th Grade English Teacher

  • Instruct students in gaining reading, speaking, writing and listening skills to help them reach NYC Standards in English;
  • Monitor reading levels of students through in-class assessments and individual conferences
  • Instruction includes teaching different genres of reading including Realistic, Historical and Science Fictions and writing genres including Historical Fiction Narrative, Short Story, Essay Writing, Letter Writing, Executive Summary Writing, Memoir Writing and Journalistic Feature Writing; and NYS ELA preparation
  • Responsibilities include weekly staff development, unit planning, lesson planning, and parent-teacher conferences

Harlem Academy Charter School, New York, NY (August 2008 to February 2011)
English Teacher

  • Instruct students on how to read and interpret English literature and facilitate discussion about English literature;
  • Explore different genres, themes, literary elements and writing styles to broaden students’ perspectives and interests in literature; assign readings and discussion questions
  • Administer Biweekly benchmarks and periodic assessments
  • monitor/ measure student progress through data collection
  • create open lines of communication with parents and facilitate parent/ teacher conferences
  • Improve student reading comprehension, listening and writing skills, and speech capabilities
  • Prepare students for standardized assessments
  • Develop a culture of learning that fosters achievement and promotes success
  • Develop a curriculum for units of study; develop lesson plans and benchmarks
  • Instruct elective film studies classes

Long Island University, Brooklyn, NY (June 2008 to August 2008)
English Writing Teacher

  • Assess academic skills of pre-freshman and plan lessons accordingly
  • Provide a remedial/developmental English writing course to facilitate the transition to regular college courses
  • Utilize college readers, guidebooks, novels and the New York Times to improve and develop students’ reading, writing, comprehension and analyzing skills

Springfield Gardens I.S. 59, Queens, NY (September 2003 to June 2008)
7th & 8th grade English Language Arts Teacher

  • Instruct and aid students in gaining reading, speaking, writing and listening skills to help them reach NYC
  • Standards in English; Use of the Workshop Model
  • Monitor reading levels of students through in-class assessments and individual conferences
  • Instruction includes teaching different genres of reading including Realistic, Historical and Science Fictions and writing
  • genres including Historical Fiction Narrative, Short Story, Essay Writing, Letter Writing, Executive Summary Writing, Memoir Writing and Journalistic Feature Writing; and NYS ELA preparation
  • Lead and assisted ELA teachers in best practices and common planning; Liaison for ELA asst. principal

Kaplan Educational Center, Queens, NY (March 2000 to September 2003)
Instructor

  • Instruct students in preparation for the Specialized High School Exam, PSAT and the SAT
  • Tutor privately/at-home; One-on-one assistance in SAT preparation which includes lesson preparation and administration of homework
  • Procter exams for various classes; periodic assistance in running Kaplan center and library

Albert Ellis Institute, New York, NY (June 2000 to June 2003)
Administrative Supervisor

  • Assist company president: with typing, editing and mailing all correspondence, journal articles and manuscripts; handle scheduling of events with outside contractors
  • Process registrations for company workshops; handle processing, production and mailing of certificates for participants; Process and handle daily money intake for the Institute
  • Write articles for company’s bi-annual newsletter; complete insurance and billing for mental health clients

Education

Associates in Occupational Services – New York College of Health Professions, Syosset, NY

M.S. in Education – Queens College, Queens, NY

B.A. in English & Creative Writing – City College of New York, New York, NY

Related Content