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Experienced Teacher Assistant/Aide

Fort Worth, Texas, United States
December 05, 2017

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Mrs. Doris M. Trujillo-Schkade Cell: 682-***-**** 7132 Ruth Street Ft. Worth, Texas 76112


Detail oriented, motivated worker with extensive clerical experience, public contact and cross-cultural experience, due to years in the mission field; as well as secretarial, organizational, and bilingual language skills (Spanish). I am compassionate & encouraging of others, open to instruction and training. Interested in working with children of all ages and/or teens. Possess arts and crafts skills and have taught phonetic reading as well as English Second Language classes to native Spanish speakers.

Experience – Related to Teaching

[6/15 to 9/15, 2016]

English as a Second Language class: Abiding Savior Lutehran Church, Zapata, Texas. Taught adullt native-Spanish speakers the basics of word and sentence formation in English, using the principles of phonetic reading; as well, the building of vocabulary.

[July 2013]

Vacation Bible-School teacher: Lutheran Church of the Cross, Hanover, Mass.

*Provided a self-designed coloring craft project for children to display.

*Provided all materials needed & necessary assistance in completing the craft,

as well as explained learning objective to children.

[5/2006 to 11/2009]

Sunday School Assistant: Trinity Lutheran Church, Bellingham, WA.

*Volunteered throughout the course of each year by providing self-developed crafts & taught Bible lessons;

*Assisted with Vacation Bible School in summers.

[June, 1998 &1999]

Vacation Bible School: Bethel Lutheran Church; Sherwood Park, Alberta, Canada. *Assisted with play, art, crafts, singing, and maintaining discipline.

[July 1999]

Summer VBS Organizer and Teacher: Lutheran Assoc. of Missionaries & Pilots -US' on MV (Motor Vessel) Christian, in S.E. Alaska. Two weeks teaching Native American children at several sites on Prince of Wales Island.

[9/97 to 5/98]

Spanish Instructor: Salem Lutheran School; Affton, MO. Offered middle school children the opportunity to experience the basics of the Spanish language and various Hispanic cultures (Mexico, Panama, Peru, etc.)

[8/26/96 to1/24/97]

Spanish Instructor & Teacher's Assistant: St. Paul’s Lutheran School; Des Peres, MO.

*Developed and selected materials used for course: taught basic Spanish to middle-schoolers; aided middle-school teacher with projects and discipline in class.

[12/93 to 6/94]

Teacher’s Aide/ Resource Room: Salem Lutheran School; Affton, MO. –taught phonetic reading skills to children with learning difficulties.

[6/84 - 6/93]

Missionary Wife, Republic of Panama;

*Home schooled son using BEKKA curriculum for pre-kinder and kindergarten;

*Taught Sunday school and VBS using arts and crafts as mediums;

*Prepared special “artisan projects” for local women.

[8/82 to 3/83]

Substitute Teacher: Head Start Program; Del Rio, Texas.

*Good experience working with deaf children. (Resigned due to being in my late

3rd trimester of pregnancy.)

Employment Experience – Secretarial/Administrative

[1/84 to 5/84]

Secretary to Director of Hispanic Ministries: Concordia Theological Seminary; Fort Wayne, IN.

*Husband graduated and we were assigned as missionary team to the Republic of Panama.

*Received Spanish-language instruction in 10-week course in Concordia College, Austin; as well as in Costa Rica and Guatemala [prior to reporting to Panama].

[5/81 to 5/82]

Executive Secretary to Director, Dept. of Data Processing: City of Ft. Wayne, IN. *Resigned due to husband's assignment to Del Rio, Texas for one-year bilingual ministry practicum.

[5/74 to 12/80]

Secretary/ Stenographer: Sacramento, CA.

*Various, progressively responsible positions- with State, County, & private agencies.

Extra-curricular Activities

Personal Hobbies:

Drawing, painting with watercolors, needlework, as time permits - pottery, and a variety of crafts; I also enjoy reading and walking.


College courses taken:

●Business English/Typing and Art History (Sacramento City College,

Sacramento, CA.);

●Philosophy of Education, Art for Children, and Oral Communication

(Meramec Community College, St. Louis, MO.)

Other Education/Certificates:

●Survivors of Abuse Leadership Training Seminar (SALTS, autumn 2002)

●Ten Basics Skills of Counseling (LAMP US[1], December 2001)

●Conversational Spanish (Costa Rica, Guatemala and Panama)

●Cross-Cultural Orientation (Concordia Theo. Seminary, 1984)

●Stenography @ 120 wpm (State of California)

●Typing @ 90 wpm (High School)

Elk Grove High School –Sacramento County, CA; graduated 1971


Gary & Carol Olson, Friends from Redeemer Lutheran Church, Bellingham, WA – Retired

ICE investigator; my husband was vacancy pastor there for one + one-half years (Tel: 206-***-****)


Mr. Mel Schlicker, Friend from Redeemer Lutheran Church, Bellingham,

WA – Retired import business owner. (Tel: 360-***-****)


Pastor Doug Iben, Trinity Lutheran Church, Bellingham, WA –Volunteer Taught Sunday school classes and VBS programs while living there.

(Cell: 425-***-****)


Mrs. Pat Marshall, Bulletin Coordinator and Friend from Trinity Lutheran Church,

Boston –husband Sr. Pastor there for three years

(Tel: 617-***-****)


Mrs. Cathy Hayes, Secretary, VBS Coordinator & Friend from Lutheran Church of the

Cross, Hanover, MA –husband Senior Pastor there for 2 years

(Office Tel: 781-***-****)

Salem Lutheran School, 8343 Gravois Rd., Affton, MO 63123 (Office: 314-***-****)

St. Paul's Lutheran School, 1300 N Ballas Rd, Des Peres, MO 63131 (Office: 314-***-****)

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