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Teacher Assistant

High Point, North Carolina, United States
15+ hourly
September 16, 2018

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High Point, NC 27260




Objective To plan, organize and present instruction and instructional environments

That help students learn subject matter and skills that will contribute to their educational and social development. As well as, to be more proactive on a political aspect to advocate for children and the education profession

Education Strayer University Greensboro, NC

Graduate Certificate in Business Administration, January 2013-

North Carolina Agricultural & Technical State University Greensboro, NC

Masters of Arts in Teaching, b-k, May 2012.

North Carolina Agricultural & Technical State University Greensboro, NC

NC Professional Educators B-K licensure, July 2011

North Carolina Institute for Early Childhood Professional Development

NC Early Educator Certificate Level Six

Guilford Technical Community College

North Carolina Early Childhood Credentials, July 2008

North Carolina Agricultural & Technical State University Greensboro, NC

B.A., Psychology, May 2007.

Experience Kindergarten Teacher (licensed), Wiley Elementary GCS

Greensboro, NC January 2015-December 2015

Management of Instructional Time

Have materials, supplies, and equipment for each lesson ready at the start of the

Lesson or instructional activity; gets the class started quickly; gets students on task quickly

At the beginning of each lesson; maintains a high level of student time-on-task.

Management of Student Behavior

Establish a set of rules and procedures that govern the handling of

Routine administrative matters; has established a set of rules and procedures that govern

Student verbal participation and talk during different types of activities whole-class

Instruction, small group instruction, etc.; has established a set of rules and procedures that

Govern student movement in the classroom during different types of instructional and noninstructional

Activities; frequently monitors the behavior of all students during whole-class,

Small group, and seat work activities and during transitions between instructional activities;

Stops inappropriate behavior promptly and consistently, yet maintains the dignity of the


Instructional Presentation

Begins lesson or instructional activity with a review of previous materials;

Introduces the lesson or instructional activity and specific learning objectives when

appropriate; speaks fluently and precisely; presents the lesson or instructional activity using concepts and language understandable to the students; provides relevant examples and demonstrations to illustrate concepts and skills; assigns tasks that students handle with a

High rate of success; asks appropriate levels of questions that students handle with a high

Rate of success; conducts lesson or instructional activity at a brisk pace, slowing

Presentations when necessary for student understanding but avoiding slowdowns; makes

Transitions between lessons and between instructional activities within lessons efficiently

and smoothly; makes sure that the assignment is clear; summarizes the main point(s) of the lesson at the end of the lesson or instructional activity.

Instructional Monitoring of Student Performance

Maintain clear, firm and reasonable work standards and due dates; circulates

During class work to check all students’ performance; routinely uses oral, written, and

Other work products to check student progress; poses questions clearly and one at a time.

Instructional Feedback

Provide feedback on the correctness or incorrectness of in-class work to

Encourage student growth; regularly provides prompt feedback on assigned out-of-class

Work; affirms a correct oral response appropriately, and moves on; provides sustaining

Feedback after an incorrect response or no response by probing, repeating the question,

Giving a clue, or allowing more time.

Facilitating Instruction

Have an instructional plan which is compatible with the school and system wide

Curricular goals; uses diagnostic information obtained from tests and other

Assessment procedures to develop and revise objectives and/or tasks; maintains accurate

Records to document student performance; has instructional plan that matches/aligns

Objectives, learning strategies, assessment and student needs at the appropriate level of

Difficulty; uses available human and material resources to support the instructional


Interacting Within the Educational Environment

Treat all students in a fair and equitable manner; interacts effectively with

Students, co-workers, parents, and community.

Performing Non-Instructional Duties

Carries out non-instructional duties as assigned and/or as need is perceived;

Adheres to established laws, policies, rules, and regulations; follows a plan for

Professional development and demonstrates evidence of growth.

First Grade Teacher Assistant, Jones Elementary GCS

Greensboro, NC July 2013-2015

Primary duties include supervising students in the classroom and on the playground. Teaching small groups lessons in guided reading and other content areas as directed by classroom teacher, and preparing materials for lessons and projects. Assisting students with assignments and projects. Walking students to and from single subject classrooms and assemblies as needed. Assisting with classroom management throughout the course of the school day. Assisting students in resolving problems and working through conflict. Communicating with the classroom teacher regarding lesson plans and student issues. Developing ideas and creating projects in a collaborative manner with the lead teacher. Lastly, assisting with carpool pick up duty.

NC Pre-K Lead Teacher, Phillips Avenue Child Development Center

Greensboro, NC September 2008- July 2013

Responsibilities include planning and executing an educational program of age appropriate activities for children in care and identifying each Child individual capabilities and needs. Creating a learning environment, and assuring the welfare, health, and safety of the children in the groups. Organizing and maintaining classroom activity areas, materials, supplies, and keeping the director advised of equipment and materials that need to be repaired and replaced. Maintaining constant supervision of children. Taking daily attendance and keeping all required reports pertaining to the group. Training and making the most of the use of the teacher aide’s time and abilities. Establishing and maintaining effective communication with parents. Building good communications with other staff to create a professional atmosphere, obtaining in- service and yearly training requirements, and keeping the director informed of any classroom problems.

Teacher Assistant, Rise N Shine Child Development Center

Greensboro, NC October 2007- September 2008

Responsibilities include working with the four year old preparing them for kindergarten, planning and conducting daily experiences for the children based upon the goals of the NC school system. Attending and participating in staff meetings, training sessions, and planning activities. The ability to relate well to preschool children. Also, assist the teacher in the implementation of the weekly plan of activities. Work with the teacher in maintaining a safe and healthy environment for the children. Assist the teacher in maintaining good communications with the parents. Obtain in-service and yearly training requirements. Keep the teacher and director informed of problems that arise. Keep the classroom well organized and arranged appropriately. Lastly maintain visual supervision of children, and maintain records.

Professional Trainings

Walt Disney World College Program Alumni.

CPR & First aid Certified.

Dial-3 Assessment certified

Inclusion: Autism Spectrum Disorder

The Creative Curriculum for Preschool: Planning the classroom environment.

Healthy Environments for Children and Staff

Early Childhood Environment Rating Scale- Revised.

NAEYC annual conferences

Guilford County Partnership for Children spring conference 2012

Talking to families when there is a concern.

Food training understanding NAP SACC

Helping preschoolers get fit.

Consequences of childhood obesity.

Turning a challenge into a win/win situation:

Creative Curriculum the System/ Teaching Strategies Gold

The Ron Clark experience in Atlanta GA

Classroom Management GCS (3days)

Professional Interactions

2010-present Member of the National Association of Education of Young Children (NAEYC)

2011-2012 St. Jude Children’s Hospital Trike-A-Thon coordinator.

2012 NC Pre-K Fair Coordinator.

2012 Raising A Reader Coordinator

2012-2013 Mcrell North Carolina Teacher Evaluation Process

2015 Literacy committee GCS


2010-2011 Student Assistant, Child Care Network NC-Pre K Program, Greensboro, NC.


Katore Cherry (colleague)


Kayla Kimber (coworker)


Thedosia Williams (friend of 15 years)


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