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English School

West End, North Carolina, 27376, United States
November 20, 2018

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Benjamin Mandel

*** ******** **. **** ***, NC ***76 631-***-****

Objective: Obtain a position where I can draw upon and utilize my knowledge of teaching; use my experience with all types of learners/people to help create a safe and comfortable work setting; provide detailed information on goods/services, and become an integral piece of a successful operation.


Long Island University/ C.W. Post Campus, Brookville, NY

Master’s of Science in Secondary Education / English – May 2006

State University of New York at Oneonta, Oneonta, NY

Bachelors of Science in English – May 2003

New York State Certification in English Language Arts

North Carolina State Certification in English grades 9-12 and Middle Grades Language Arts 6-8

AIG Certification UNC Pembroke 2014

Teaching Experience:

Moore County Schools – Southern Middle School 8th Grade English Language Arts 08/17 – present

Create materials to align with curriculum

Facilitate learning and instruction through various methodology

Work cooperatively with staff to develop best practices

Cabarrus County Schools - CC Griffin Middle School 6th Grade English Language Arts 08/14 – 06/17

Created daily activities and lessons to encourage and engage “at-risk” students

Established strong relationships with “at-risk” students through mentor programs

Organized and led parent meetings, student conferences, and behavioral meetings

Developed classrooms focusing on academics, social skills, interdependence, and


Moore County Schools - West Pine Middle School 8th Grade English Language Arts 09/10-06/14

Developed lessons aligned to Common Core for grade 8

Implemented daily lessons incorporating movement, team-building, class-building,

and high interest material

Lead small instructional team meetings to develop and use the best instructional


Piloted a behavior plan which was later adopted on a school wide level

Managed classrooms with multiple levels of learners, from AIG to struggling

learners, effectively

Deer Park School District - Deer Park High School and Lincoln Learning Center 09/06 - 06/09

Wrote curriculum, taught and assessed English Language Arts Grade 9,

Grade 10, Grade 11 and Grade 12; Creative Writing, SAT Preparation,

College Writing and Combined 7 and 8th grade English Language Arts

Lead advisory group including Autistic, ADHD, Oppositional/Defiant, and Socially

Anxious students

Created and implemented building-wide behavioral improvement plan

Active member of Learning Support Team

Coaching Experience:

Head Wrestling Coach CC Griffin Middle School 10/14 – 06/17

Implemented safety rules and concussion training to maintain the well-being of the


Built deep and lasting relationships between coach, parent, and athlete to enhance

community of the school

Head Football Coach West Pine Middle School 09/11 – 06/14

Supervised the safety and academic standing of 40 individuals

Maintain organized schedule of activities and coaching responsibilities

Head Wrestling Coach West Pine Middle School 09/10 – 06/14

Developed confidence and self-esteem for underachieving students

Established a family and community feel between the teams and school staff

Professional Development:

AIG add-on certification

Knowledge of Spanish

Experienced in use of A.B.A. methods

PRIME 1,2, & 3

ASCD and Suffolk’s Edge conference

Lead Chairperson on the Discipline Committee

Instructed independently and co-taught as lead instructor in the classroom inclusion setting

Broad knowledge of children and adults with Neurobiological disorders

Kagan Collaborative Learning Workshops (Collaborative Learning and Multiple Intelligences)

Developed and implemented behavioral plans/discipline guidelines

Reader’s and Writer’s Workshop

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