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Teacher Assistant

Location:
Asbury Park, NJ
Posted:
October 25, 2018

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Nina Marie Jones

**** ****** *****, *** *

Ocean NJ 07712

Phone : 732-***-****

Email: ac7h58@r.postjobfree.com

Education

MERCY COLLEGE 3.7GPA

M.A. in ENGLISH LITERATURE

August 2013

MONMOUTH UNIVERSITY 3.3GPA

B.A. in ENGLISH & SECONDARY

May 2009

Certifications & Test Scores

NJ Teacher of English Standard Certification (as of 6/30/18)

PRAXIS English Content Knowledge Score 174

PRAXIS Early Childhood Content Knowledge Score 179

Awards, Honors, & Accomplishments

Mercy College Dean’s List 2011 – 2012

Student Employee of the Year 2008

Student Employee of the Year Community Service Award 2007

Student Employee of the Year Nominee 2007

Monmouth University Dean’s List 2006 – 2009

Sigma Tau Delta English Honors Society

Chi Alpha Epsilon Honor Society

State of NJ Higher Education Commission Educational Opportunity Fund Academic Achievement Award for Monmouth University 2009

2008 Monmouth University Student Employee of the Year

2007-2008 Monmouth University Community Service Award

Work Experience & Student Teaching

Middle School English Teacher August 2016 - June 2018

HOPE ACADEMY CHARTER SCHOOL Asbury Park, NJ

Taught content and skills in English language, literature, composition, reading, Informational text/nonfiction to middle school students, utilizing standards as required by State of New Jersey Department of Education.

Developed lesson plans and supplementary materials compatible with Hope Academy Charter School’s instructional philosophy and congruent with NJ Standards of Teaching and Learning; provides individualized, whole group, and small group instruction in order to adapt the curriculum to the needs of each student and subgroups of students.

Encouraged students to think independently and to express original ideas.

Evaluated each student’s progress in meeting the course standards for English skills (listening,

speaking, reading and writing) through several types of formative and summarize assessment.

Maintained an organized system to track and evaluate assessment and apply data-based instruction

Lead Toddler Teacher July 2014-August 2016

MONMOUTH DAY CARE CENTER Red Bank, NJ

Supervise and implement the program for the class in accordance with policies and NAECY

Oversee general welfare, health, and safety of every child in the classroom

Direct teacher assistants and volunteers in their responsibilities

Assist head teacher with developing lesson plans and theme-based activities

Act as lead teacher in absence of head teacher

Maintain classroom ratio of 12 to 1 at all times

Create diverse lessons and assessments that are challenging and age appropriate

Monitor, collect, and maintain daily and weekly data records on student development as per NJ Standards for Infants and Toddler in Early Childhood

Completed 60+ hours of mentoring from the NJ Infant and Toddler Initiative

Teacher Assistant October 2013 – January 2014

HAWKSWOOD SCHOOL Eatontown, NJ

Assist students with daily necessities such as feeding, exercise. and toileting

Provide support to head teacher by maintaining classroom cleanliness and ratio at all times

Lead daily gross motor activities as designated by assigned students and as advised by PT, ST, or OT

Collaborate with school leaders, teachers, and therapeutic staff to meet the needs of all students

Certified Substitute Preschool Teacher January 2011 - January 2013

ACELERO LEARNING INC. Asbury Park, NJ

Assist teaching staff by substituting or replacing an absent or unfilled teacher position per diem or for as long is needed by request of the center director and other supervisor

Support staff and parents to help children achieve goals and help provide the materials needed to support and implement the curriculum towards achieving the stated goals.

Goals for assessing children’s standards include providing a healthy environment for learning, as well as, developmentally and linguistically appropriate experiences appropriate to age, language and culture of children served

Provide original and creative experiences through which children will achieve these goals

Learning Skills Teacher March 2009 – August 2009

W.E.B Dubois Program~ Princeton, NJ

Harlem Children’s Zone New York, NY

Teach Advanced Learning Skills brain-based learning course as designed by Edgenics at Princeton University and Harlem Children Zone Charter

Actively participate and provide relative feedback for curriculum development team, students, and administrative staff

Instruct and demonstrate topics such as brain-based learning techniques, holistic learning, study skills, biology, physics, and neuroscience-based study techniques, and college freshman level educational activities.

Assist with development and editing of ALSE curriculum

Student Teacher/Intern September 2008 – December 2008

OCEAN TOWNSHIP HIGH SCHOOL Oakhurst, NJ

Assumed the role and duty of a classroom teacher for 6 sessions with an approximate load of 102 students grades 10 and 12

10th grade assignments focused on PSAT Verbal, Chaucer’s Canterbury Tales, several writing samples, and Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet.

Apply New Jersey Core Curriculum Content Standards to the Oakhurst School District Grade 10 and 12 course requirements and use the 5-point rubric to score written assignments.

Created a four-week unit on mythology in literature that included a focus on the novel Medea, samples from The Iliad, and the movie Troy; ending with a group debate project. Senior remedial courses worked on in-class ‘newspaper article’ project where students spent two days in library lab using Microsoft Publisher to create a newspaper article reporting on a choice of topics to either focus the act of Medea’s murder or Jason’s marrying the princess. Students voted on these topics.

Create and develop unique lesson plans that incorporate student interest in the arts and philosophy while maintaining NJCCC and NCTE standards

Student Teacher/Intern February 2008 - April 2008

OLD BRIDGE HIGH SCHOOL Matawan, NJ

Shadowed head teacher to 4 English courses including creative writing course, sophomore English course, and senior honors English courses

Developed and created several separate lesson plans to accommodate both honors English courses as one class had access to projector and other course did not.

Used artwork from an independent Ukrainian artist that emphasized elements of the genre horror/gothic. Genre topics centered on the coursework for this internship as was required because this course was joint undergraduate/graduate level internship course.

Senior English courses were taught a lesson on thesis preparation and how to verify and identify appropriate sources for research.

Seniors also participated in Horror Genre project where students were broken into 5 groups, each given a different picture and had to collaborate to develop a center theme or point derived from influence of the artwork. Students in group then had to build upon this central theme to create a short story. This was meant to mimic how thesis statement is derived from a central topic of theme then built upon.

English as a Second Language Tutor October 2007– September 2008

New York, New York

Tutored college level student in the principles of reading and writing in the American English language

Created homework assignments and weekly word lists that demonstrated common patterns in English-language writing

Assisted with making necessary corrections and reviewed all written work with the student in weekly meetings

Designed lesson plans to assist student with transition from native language to English language writing and speaking

Student Teacher/Intern October – December 2007

HOWELL TOWNSHIP HIGH SCHOOL Howell, NJ

40+ Supervised hours of teaching experience in the Grade 11 & 12 English Literature classroom

Taught 3-day lesson writing/art project to lead into Chaucer’s Canterbury Tales unit based on lead teacher’s advice that cross-disciplinary projects or assignments worked best with her class. 4th day was a wrap-up that began with the Prologue to the poem.

Unit lesson focused on poetics and poetic structures, students worked in groups to mimic Canterbury Tales and come up with their own “Canterbury Tale Stanza”. On Day 2 students each had to ‘illuminate’ their copies of the stanza in the mimicking of the way that Chaucer’s Canterbury Tales had ‘illuminated’ images and drawings

First lesson of the project introduced poetic structure styles and students were asked to volunteer some of their favorite songs or lyrics and to try to put them into different poetic styles or if it’s possible to identify different poetic structures within their favorite songs.

Completed over 20 hours of shadowing lead teacher, making notes, and collaborating on Canterbury Tales writing/art project

Student Teacher/Intern May 2006 - June 2006

KEANSBURG TOWNSHIP HIGH SCHOOL Keansburg, NJ

25+ hours of supervised teaching experience with High School grades 9 &10

Work with a group 15 of 10th grade students in their final unit for the school year that focused on writing a research paper

Developed and delivered 4 lessons that included a presentation and worksheets on how to gather research and verifiable sources

Collaborated with other 10th grade English teaching staff to share self-made handouts, tip-sheets, and other materials as it was seen as beneficial for all students involved in the project

Observed 10th grade English teaching staff in their daily classroom routines and shadowed librarian staff in between classroom times

Student Teacher/Intern October – December 2005

MORRIS AVENUE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL Long Branch, NJ

25+ hours of supervised Kindergarten teaching experience

Work with students in reading lab and lead group reading session

Observe head and assistant teacher daily classroom routine

Under supervision of head teacher, assist students with class work or assignments

Teacher Assistant September 2005 – December 2007

FIRST YEAR EXPERIENCE, MONMOUTH UNIVERSITY West Long Branch, NJ

Assist professor with classroom duties such as taking attendance and collecting assignments

Assume role of classroom duties when professor is absent from class

Act as a positive role model for incoming freshman

Assist incoming freshman students with knowledge about Monmouth University

Provide assistance as a liaison between Monmouth University and the incoming freshman

Community Service Office Assistant September 2004 - August 2008

MONMOUTH UNIVERSITY West Long Branch, NJ

Plan, arrange, and set up community service events

Create promotional material, banners, and posters

Lead service learning-based demonstrations and in-services

Answer phones, file documents, and perform other clerical duties

REFERENCES- Contact Information and Reference Letters Available Upon Request

Tynesia Douglas

Assistant Principal of Aberdeen-Matawan School District

Tavia Robinson

Former Asbury Park School District Supervisor

Jack and JIll of America Inc. (Delta Sigma Theta)

Heather Bennett

Monmouth University Alumni

Bachelor of Fine Art

Nancy Trimble

Operations Director

Monmouth Day Care Center



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