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Wheeling, Illinois, 60090, United States
13-15 per hour
February 15, 2011
Contact Info:

Farideh Rafael

*** ******** ****** ***** ********, Illinois 60090 847-***-****

Professional summary

Educational professional who loves to teach primary age children. Particular strengths include:

- Creative teaching

-Patience with primary age group

-Communicating with parents

-Trilingual in English, Farsi and Hebrew


Northeastern Illinois University, Chicago, Illinois

Bachelor of Arts, Major, Early Childhood Education,

Minor, Psychology, 2006

Oakton Community College, Des Plaines, Illinois,

Associates degree, Fine Arts

Certified in Early Childhood Education (type 04), 2006

Work Experience

Kindercare, Preschool teacher

September, 2008- November, 2010

-Develop and implement lesson plans.

-Maintain communication with families of children.

-Provide a creative and supportive atmosphere.

-Teach foreign languages.

Moriah Early Childhood center

2007- 2008, Preschool teacher

-Develop and implement lesson plans for 32 students ages three to five.

-Co-lead classroom with two additional teachers.

-Maintain communication with parents, developing positive relationships

between home and school.

Bureau of Jewish Education, Congregation Beth Hillel, Wilmette, Illinois

2005-2007, Teacher

-Supervised 17 three-year old children at summer day camp.

-Created camp curriculum.

-Wrote daily and weekly newsletter to parents.

-Prepared play area and camp materials prior to the children’s arrival.

Washington school, Waukegan, Illinois

September 2006- December 2006 Student Teacher

-Prepared and applied lesson plans for 22 second grade students in the

subjects of math, science, reading and social studies

Congregation B’nai Tikvah, Deerfield, Illinois

2004-2005, Preschool Teacher

- Prepared classroom and materials.

-Interacted with children through play and conversation.

-Communicated with the parents of sixteen students daily.

-Regularly conducted the curriculum.

-Adjusted school curriculum regularly base on the needs of the students.

Congregation Beit Haverim, Vernon Hills, Illinois

1999-2005, Hebrew Teacher and Tutor

-Privately tutor children individually between the ages of 8 and 14 in


-Prepared students for Bar/Bat Mitzvahs

-Taught reading, writing, conversational Hebrew and Jewish studies to ten children ages eight to fourteen