Teacher (Experienced) Resume

Added on August 18, 2011 in Education Resumes, T by admin

DON MASON
8698 Village Park Ct, Orangevale, California 95662 • (201) 777-7777
donmason@internet.com

OBJECTIVE To secure a position teaching English at the secondary education level, 7-12
EDUCATION CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY, Sacramento, CA
Bachelor of Arts in English, 2007
Minor: Secondary Education
CALIFORNIA COMMUNITY COLLEGE, Sacramento, CA
Associates in Applied Science, Liberal Arts, 2003
CERTIFICATIONS California State Provisional Certification in English 7-12
CPR / First Aid for Adults and Children
TEACHING The following represents combined experience within the San Juan School District…
EXPERIENCE LOUIS PASTEUR FUNDAMENTAL MIDDLE SCHOOL, Orangevale, CA
4/07 – present Leave Replacement Computer Lab Teacher, Sixth Grade
• Facilitate the interactive learning process in a virtual classroom setting, utilizing the School Vista program to teach lessons and basic Internet navigation/keyboarding skills
• Implemented an English/Social Studies interdisciplinary unit incorporating the use of the Internet, spreadsheets, Web diagrams, and creative writing exercises to research, organize and depict their understanding of King Arthur and the Middle Ages
11/06 – 4/07 Permanent Substitute Teacher, Sixth through Eighth Grades
• Managed classroom responsibilities and maintained continuity of the learning process
• Incorporated cooperative education and role-playing activities to establish a relationship between course material and students’ life experiences
• Devised a mock English Language Arts (ELA) test based on previous testing methodologies and content-specific rubrics; co-selected multiple choice questions for short stories; administered and proctored ELA standardized/mock tests
• Encouraged critical thinking skills through the use of challenging debate
9/06 -11/06 Leave Replacement English Teacher, Seventh Grade
• Worked collaboratively with English, Science, Math and History teachers to implement an interdisciplinary unit on heritage, incorporating the use of essay writing, laboratory experiments graphing, and historical research on family roots
• Taught students to formulate DBQs, enabling students to develop an understanding of diversity individualism, and creativity through short story multicultural literature:
• “Aida,” authored by Leontyne Price (Egyptian and Ethiopian)
• “The First Flute,” authored by Dorothy Sharp Carter (Central American)
• “L A.F.F.,” authored by Lense Nemioka (Asian-American)
• In participation with the cooperating Social Studies teacher, implemented an interdisciplinary poetry unit on Veteran’s Day to develop students’ creative/critical thinking skills, and an appreciation for the causes/ effects of war through the use of personification, simile, and metaphors illustrated in war-related poetry
• Assisted in the planning and coordination of the 2006 Year Book, providing consultation on layout, and supervised the collection of student photographs, poetry, and song lyrics
• Interfaced with Guidance Counselors, Teachers and Parents at BPST and Parent/Teacher meetings to discuss and review curriculum development and student progress
4/06-6/06 SAN JUAN UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT, Westfield, NY
2/06 – 4/06 Substitute Teacher, Grades K-12; Student Teacher, Tenth and Eleventh Grades
CAMP DIRECTOR GOLD ARROW CAMP, Clovis, CA 2002 – present
SKILLS Windows 00; MS Word/Excel 00; Word Perfect; School Vista; Claris Works; Internet

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