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Location:
Palo Alto, CA
Salary:
25/hour
Posted:
September 24, 2018

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Patricia Hernandez

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Profile

Organized and dependable professional seeking a new opportunity to use my unique skills set. Works well under pressure with 11 years in the child care industry and, previously, 13 years in high tech communications. Bringing strong written and verbal communication skills and an ability to focus on detail and the big picture. Work well independently, and as part of a team.

Experience

Teacher, August 2014 – Present

Bright Horizons

7245 Sharon Drive, San Jose

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Supervised and ensured the safety and well-being of children

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Communicate child’s daily activities through electronic notes home

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Provide parents with child’s developmental assessment through parent/teacher conferences

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Establish good working relationship with Center staff

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Write and implement monthly curriculum

Teacher, April 2014 - June 2014

HeadsUp

2800 W. Bayshore Road, Palo Alto

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Become familiar with and follow Montessori practices

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Write daily message for parents regarding their child’s daily activities

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Establish and maintain good communication with parents and staff

Substitute Teacher, November 2013 – April 2014

Pepper Tree After School Program

865 Escondido Road, Stanford, CA

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Assist with curriculum activities

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Become familiar with and followed program policies

Substitute Teacher/Teacher, September 2007 - October 2013

Palo Alto Community Child Care

3990 Ventura Court, PA, CA

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Establish and maintain good communication with parents and staff

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Observe and evaluate children’s performance, behavior and social development

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Support educational and creative activities that allowed children to explore their environment

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Provide positive, loving guidance to help children develop a positive self-image

Communications Consultant, July 2002 - September 2007

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Santa Clara University--coached department heads in the development of department social media presence

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City of Palo Alto Fire Department--researched, wrote and published Office of Emergency Services newsletter

Communications Specialist, February 1996 - July 2002

Hewlett-Packard (HP) Company

690 East Middlefield Rd., Mt. View, CA

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Part of program team to develop HP’s first customer web site, project covered several organizational departments in the U.S. and internationally.

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Responsible for tracking project milestones for the development of an editing software program.

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Identify and work with technical writers across division (department) lines to source product information and edit it for customer web site.

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Screen phone calls and email inquiries, assesses problems or question regarding the new web site development and referring inquiries to the appropriate team member.

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During the development of quality control documentation make adjustments to the workflow to ensure that effective editing processes were put in place.

Communications/Public Affairs Representative, December 1993 - February 1996

Hewlett-Packard Company

3000 Hanover St., PA, CA

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Act as division contact to answer questions about HP policies and procedures; review press release to ensure they were written in accordance with these policies.

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Identify requirements for database management system

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Coordinate workshop for HP’s worldwide Public Relations personnel. This involved recruiting speakers and coordinating seminar materials (Microsoft Word and Power Point presentations), scheduling conference rooms, caterers and making sure that the required audio-visual equipment was available.

Editor, June 1989 - December 1993

Hewlett-Packard Company

3200 Hillview Avenue, PA, CA

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Edited magazine for Sales Force

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Managed print vendor

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Conducted surveys to ensure that Sales Force’s information needs were being met

Education

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BA Journalism in the Department of Mass Communications, Minor: Political Science 1982

San Jose State University, San Jose, CA

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Associate Arts Degree in Child Development, 2013

Foothill College, Los Altos, CA



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