Preschool Teacher Resume

Work Experience

Goddard Elementary School, Orlando, FL (June 2011 to Present)
Preschool Teacher

  • Responsible for classroom management and parent conferences
  • Plan, coordinate and present programs of appropriate experiences for school-age children and children with special needs.
  • Help with developing room arrangements to facilitate a variety of experiences to meet the needs and interests of the children.
  • Participate in orientation, staff development sessions and teacher meetings
  • Ensure safety of all children, while providing an engaging, learning environment.
  • Encourage independent thinking, creative expression and cooperative behavior with all children.
  • Support the child/children’s families and work with families when issues come up.
  • Gained the ability to establish warm and supportive relationships with children, on a group and individual basis.
  • Designed and implemented lesson plans
  • Prepared progress reports

Lake Norman Baptist Preschool, Orlando, FL (August 2008 to March 2011)
Preschool Teacher

  • Successfully improved student participation in the classroom through integration of creative role-playing exercises.
  • Organized grade records to increase reference speed.
  • Fostered meaningful relationships among students through student field-trip retreats and team-work community service projects.
  • Developed and taught lessons on relevant children’s books, poems, movies and themes to promote student interest.
  • Consistently received positive teacher evaluations from students.
  • Met with parents to resolve conflicting educational priorities and issues.
  • Operated summer day camp for children aged 3-4 years old and handled all aspects of planning curriculum and activities.
  • Served on PTA School Affiliation Board and revised the institute’s policies and rules.

Miami-Dade Elementary, Miami, FL (August 2005 to June 2008)
Assistant Kindergarten Teacher

  • Successfully improved student participation in the classroom through integration of creative role-playing exercises.
  • Implemented reading and writing workshops to increase student literacy and support school reading programs.
  • Developed program to work with students and increase interest in higher learning.
  • Organized grade records to increase reference speed.
  • Fostered meaningful relationships among students through student field-trip retreats and team-work community service projects.
  • Developed and taught lessons on relevant children’s books, poems, movies and themes to promote student interest.
  • Consistently received positive teacher evaluations from students.
  • Met with parents to resolve conflicting educational priorities and issues.

Miami-Dade County Department of Family Services, Miami, FL (September 2003 to April 2005)
Foster Care and Adoption Internship

  • Interviewed potential resource families about their life using a genogram
  • Prepared familial dynamics assessments and presented briefings on their life, families, and family structure
  • Researched court cases in Access to assess if the judicial decisions were impacted by Judge/Attorney relationships.
  • Evaluated and determined if the homes provided by the resource families merit participation with the County Department of Family Services
  • Attended PRIDE training. PRIDE training provided knowledge of foster care/adoption processes to ensure the success of the child/parent relationship during placement
  • Working knowledge of OASIS. This is the tracking tool for case management containing discussions, court dates, court rulings, personal information, long and short term goals and needs assessments

Education

Teacher Certification in Elementary Education – West Chester University, West Chester, PA

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