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High School English Teacher

February 18, 2015

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Apt. ** - Building **** Cell phone:

Road ****, Block 646 973********

Sanad, Bahrain E-mail:

Alberto Rodriguez

Objective I am interested in joining your institution in a position utilizing the key

facets of my life extensive experience and skills in teaching English, curriculum

developing, and computer technology. The enclosed resume provides

information detailing my background and abilities. I am confident that upon

review of my qualifications, you will find that I am the ideal candidate for the

available position.

As my resume indicates, I am self-motivated, extremely organized,

enthusiastic professional with knowledge and strong skills on IB Diploma - MYP

Language Arts English, ELA (English Language Acquisition) and students

relations, leadership, increasing students skills and standards by implementing

new curriculums aligned with their academic needs, and possess a dedication to

outstanding performance, project completion and accuracy. I am fluent in

English, Spanish languages, and acquiring Arabic, and also function well under

pressure in rapid paced environments.

At this point, I am seeking a new opportunity which will allow me to fully

develop, expand and utilize my teaching and management skills and expertise. I

am flexible, adaptable, learn quickly, and will make a significant contribution to

the continued success of your institution.

I would like to thank you in advance for your time and any consideration

you may give me. I look forward to hearing from you to discuss my skills, abilities

and experience in greater detail, and look forward to start working with your

organization at your earliest convenience.


Alberto Rodriguez

Enclosed: Resume

Alberto Rodríguez Apt. 21-Building 1744 – Road 4635, Block 646-Sanad, Bahrain • Cellular 973********• Home 973********

Career Summary Dedicated and enthusiastic 23 year educator, with a demonstrated interest in

students' academic and personal development. Belief in the importance of education to

produce informed, responsible citizens. Areas of expertise include, parental involvement,

student-centered learning and cooperative learning, accomplished educator with

multicultural awareness and educational background in ELA (English Language

Acquisition) IB Diploma and MYP Language A and B, and adult education. Successful at

introducing new curriculum in a fresh perspective that gains interest. Strong leadership,

communication and student advocacy skills. Excellent teaching credentials and experience

in schooling computer technology and hands-on activities to support learning concepts.

Achievements Through the years the programs that I run have retained and graduated more

students from high school than ever before by involving parents, businesses and

community in general.

• Assisted students by providing individualized instruction based on observation.

• Conducted after school programs to provide additional challenges.

• Integrated technology across curriculum providing additional classroom resources and enabling hands-on

use of computer equipment.

• Generated classroom excitement by introducing hands-on lessons and programming.

• Produced narrative reports to inform parents of progress and challenges.

• Created after-school literacy centers, involving 65% of students voluntarily.

Work Experience Owner/Instructor (Summers) 1986 to 2002

Futebol Carioca Soccer School, Denver, Colorado

Helped players better their skills to obtained later on athletic scholarships in many colleges and universities

(Division I, II, and III).

Coached at Camp Wekeela, Maine five summers.

• Designed and delivered individualized training sessions, organizing a progressively challenging regime and

advising on proper technique.

• Trained members on equipment use, including safety measures and health concerns.

• Encouraged promising players to grow academically as well as physically.

• Organized practices and managed a rigorous training program.

Coordinator/Instructor 1999 to 2005

State of Colorado GEAR UP Pre-Collegiate Program, Aurora, Colorado

Observed students to ascertain their interests, background, learning styles, maturity level, and parent


• Planned, organized, and managed educational activities.

• Evaluated and designed curriculum.

• Motivated and mentored students.

• Monitored scholars progress to ensure compliance with educational standards.

• Developed and utilized activities that encouraged individual self-esteem.

• Volunteered for positions in school system and the community. Urban Adventures

Coordinator, part time volunteer, helping low income kids with school work.

English Language Acquisition teacher 1991 to 2005

Aurora Public Schools, Aurora, Colorado

Observed students to ascertain their interests, background, learning styles, maturity level, parent preferences

and organized personal learning activities to meet each student's needs and taught adult

English night classes to students’ parents to help communication at home..

• Prepared and implemented lesson plans in multiple subjects for multi-cultural student population.

• Helped students acquired English language skills to a proficient level to succeed in the main stream


• Developed lesson plans that met varied student needs, evaluated and assessed children’s development, and

implemented study methodologies to enhance children’s progress.

• Attended teacher in-services and staff meetings, maintaining strong relationships with fellow staff and


High/Middle School Soccer Coach 1991 to 2002

Aurora Public Schools, Aurora, Colorado

• Five Aurora School District Championship.

• High academic achievement among all players.

• Good school attendance and discipline from participants.

English Teacher/Discipline Coordinator 2005 to 2007

Colegio Lyndon B. J Johnson, Barranquilla.

• Teacher and group director for sixth grade during 2005-2006.

• Discipline coordinator during 2005 to 2007

• Sixth grade mathematics and English Literature ninth and tenth grade teacher

during 2006-2007.

• Introduced innovate uses of technology in all thought classes.

MYP English Teacher/Overseas Counselor/Soccer Coach 2007 to 2013

Colegio Albania, El Cerrejon - Campamento Mushaisa, Albania, La Guajira

• Language B Seventh, Eighth, and Ninth grade English teacher.

• Language A Fifth, Sixth, Tenth, and Eleventh grade English teacher.

• Individuals & Societies (Humanities-IB) MYP and Diploma.

• Group Director/Homeroom Teacher.

• Teacher Representative.

• Member of the IT Committee.

• PSAT, SAT, ACT and TOEFL Coordinator/Supervisor.

• Overseas Counselor.

• Girls Soccer Assistant Coach /Middle and High School

MYP English Teacher/Overseas Counselor/Group Director/MUN 2013 to present

Naseem International School, P.O. Box 2850, Rifa, Kingdom of Bahrain

• Language A Sixth, Ninth, and Tenth grade English teacher.

• Individuals & Societies (Humanities-IB) MYP and Diploma.

• Homeroom Teacher.

• Model United Nations Director (MUN).

• National Honor Society Supervisor.

• Tenth Grade Group Level Leader.

• Member of the IT Committee.

• MAP, PSAT, SAT, ACT and TOEFL Coordinator/Supervisor.

• Overseas Counselor.

• Workshop instructor.

• Girls Soccer Coach /Middle and High School.

Education Militar Academy1980

Instituto Militar de Educacion Superior, Arequipa, Peru. GPA: 3.75, Major GPA: 3.75. Military career

B.S., Marketing and Administration 1987

Clemson University, Easley, South Carolina. GPA: 2.75, Major GPA: 2.80. Hotel and restaurant management.

Certificate, Harvard Graduate School of Education, Minor: 77.5 hours of instruction


Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts. GPA: 3.00. View on understanding and multiple intelligence.

Metropolitan State College 2002/2004

B.A. Primary Education / E.L.A. Certification

M.S Bilingual Education

Certificate, Coaching Soccer License 1996

University of Oklahoma, Oklahoma, USA. GPA: 3.5. United States Soccer Federation

Certificate, TESOL 2002

Heinle Cengage Learning Online Teacher Courses

Certificate, Computer Technology 2003

Harvard Online WIDE courses, Denver, Colorado. Online University

Certificate, Professional Development 2004

Reading Comprehension Institute, Denver, Colorado. Reading Is Thinking

Certificate Microsoft Office, Professional Development 2005

Step U to Writing Grades 6-12 .Two semester credit hours

Professional Development from Pikes Peak BOCES (Aurora, Colorado).

IB MYP Language A Workshops 2008

Colegio Albania IB Certificate

Preparing for the Future 2009

Tri-Association Educators' Conference

CIS Overseas Counselors Institute 2009

Tri-Association Educators' Conference

Admission Requirements Workshop 2009

Jacobs University, Franklin College-Switzerland, and Suffolk University-Spain

IB Language B Category 2 certificate 2012

IBA Diploma Workshop Categories 1,2, and 3

Stepping Stones to Using Data and Climbing the Data Ladder 2013

NWEA Certificate of Attendance

ATLAS overview and Fundamentals 2013

Rubicon Professional Development

Additional Skills Skilled in all facets of teaching and class management with expertise.

• Strong interpersonal communication and human relations skills (children and parent


• Effective problem solving and troubleshooting skills.

• Highly organized, self-motivated, detail-minded professional with efficient time

management skills and ability to complete simultaneous tasks accurately in high

pressure, rapid paced environments.

• Fluent in English and Spanish.

• Proficient with Microsoft Words, Excel, Power Point, and Graphic Analysis mostly

used for Language Arts and Humanities.

• Tolerant and flexible to different situations.

• Knowledge of developmental theory and corresponding practice of education.

• Demonstrated sound work ethics.

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