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Lead Teacher, Assistant Teacher, Enrichment Teacher

Location:
San Antonio, Texas, United States
Posted:
January 21, 2017

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APARAJITA GHOSH

***** ***** ******* ****, ***#*223

San Antonio, TX 78230

210-***-**** (Mobile)

acyeka@r.postjobfree.com

OBJECTIVE

To obtain the position of Montessori Teacher, which will offer a variety of challenges and responsibilities where my abilities and skills can be fully utilized. Being dedicated to create a stimulating, encouraging, safe, and adaptive atmosphere to meet each student's individual needs I’m looking for the greatest opportunity to work as Montessori Teacher.

SUMMARY OF SKILLS

Strong background in Montessori teaching and early childhood care. 6+ years of experience in Montessori school and child care.

Great ability to provide a supportive and caring environment for children.

In-depth child supervision skills.

Good knowledge of play, reading, and quiet-time activities for children.

Strong knowledge of stages of physical, emotional, cognitive, social and cultural development of children.

Excellent ability to provide basic nutrition and hygiene services for infants and young children.

Deep understanding of a safe environment for children.

Proven ability to communicate clearly all necessary information to families, children and staff members.

Skills-oriented person, good professional attitude and highly motivated individual with strong self-confidence.

Focused, versatile, dependable, multi-task oriented, flexible, positive, emotionally stable, able to adapt effectively to challenging and emergency situations.

Good interpersonal and communicative skills resulting in exceptional rapport with people. Able to deal courteously, professionally, and tactfully with the general public in a variety of circumstances.

Strong computer skills in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint.

Strong ability to undertake all physical requirements involved with the early childhood setting including lifting loads of 20kg, bending, squatting, pushing, pulling, trunk twisting, kneeling and standing and sitting for long duration.

EXPERIENCE:

November’13- Brainy Child Montessori, Orchard Road, Singapore

August’15

Worked as a Lead Teacher for the children ages 2 to 3 years on weekdays and worked as an Enrichment Teacher on weekends for the children ages 18 months to 3 years old.

Planned detailed lesson plan including Language Art, Math, Cultural/Social Study and Sensorial.

Introduced alphabets with phonics.

Introduced numbers, shapes, colors and other sensorial objects to the children using various Montessori materials like Knobbed and knob less cylinders, Numerical rods, Sandpaper numerals, Spindle box with spindles, Large/small wooden number cards, Pink tower, Hanging beads, Brown stair, Long rod, Color Tablets, Geometric Demonstration Tray, Sound boxes, Constructive triangle, Fabric box etc. and many more.

Taught actions and dance steps with different rhymes and songs.

With the help of practical life experiences improved their fine and large motor skills as well as senses.

Initiated use of puppets and water and sand tables for encouraging creative play and emphasizing hands-on learning.

Planned and established special summer programs, such as swimming, field trips to the park and to pick fruits, and other educational and fun experiences.

Kept records of individual child, including daily observations and information about activities, meals served, and medications administered.

Instructed children in health and personal habits such as eating, resting, and toilet habits.

Read to children, and taught them simple painting, drawing, arts and crafts.

Organized and participated in recreational activities.

Prepared play and learning materials and set up the children's environment.

Maintained a safe, clean, appealing environment.

Performed simple first aid in emergencies.

April’10-Aug’12

Precious Beginnings Montessori Academy, 3929 Alma Drive, Plano, TX-75023

Worked as an Assistant Teacher for the children ages 2 to 3 years.

Introduced numbers, shapes, colors and other sensorial objects to the children using various Montessori materials like Knobbed and knob less cylinders, Numerical rods, Sandpaper numerals, Spindle box with spindles, Large/small wooden number cards, Pink tower, Hanging beads, Brown stair, Long rod, Color Tablets, Geometric Demonstration Tray, Sound boxes, Constructive triangle, Fabric box etc. and many more.

Taught actions with different rhymes and songs.

With the help of practical life experiences improved their fine and large motor skills as well as senses.

Initiated use of puppets and water and sand tables for 2- to 3-year olds, encouraging creative play and emphasizing hands-on learning

Assisted Lead Teacher in creating and teaching nursery school curriculum and related activities for up to 15 children each week.

Assisted Lead Teacher in planning and establishing special summer programs, such as swimming, trips to the park and to pick fruits, and other educational and fun experiences.

Kept records of individual child, including daily observations and information about activities, meals served, and medications administered.

Instructed children in health and personal habits such as eating, resting, and toilet habits.

Read to children, and taught them simple painting, drawing, handicrafts, and songs.

Organized and participated in recreational activities.

Prepared play and learning materials and set up the children's environment.

Maintained a safe, clean, appealing environment.

Performed simple first aid in emergencies.

Oct’08-Oct’09

Kidzland Montessori School, Jessore Road, Kolkata, 700055

Provided daily care and attention for children ages 2 to 7 years.

Initiated use of puppets and water and sand tables for 2- to 3-year olds, encouraging creative play and emphasizing hands-on learning

Initiated morning nursery school program for children not in daily day care, which met a community need and enhanced the Montessori’s total program.

Assisted manager in creating and teaching nursery school curriculum and related activities for up to 15 children each week.

Assisted manager in planning and establishing special summer programs, such as swimming, trips to the park and to pick fruits, and other educational and fun experiences.

Kept records of individual children, including daily observations and information about activities, meals served, and medications administered.

Instructed children in health and personal habits such as eating, resting, and toilet habits.

Read to children, and taught them simple painting, drawing, handicrafts, and songs.

Organize and participate in recreational activities.

Prepared play and learning materials and set up the children's environment.

Maintained a safe, clean, appealing environment.

Performed simple first aid in emergencies.

September'08-

July’07-June’08

October'08

I went through training in Montessori Learning Cottage, Houston, Texas.

Bubble Blue Day Care, Salt Lake, Kolkata -700064

Ensured fun and safe play environment for 6 children ages 6 months to 5 years

Prepared snacks and lunches and cleaned up afterwards

Maintained schedule, including naps and outside play time

Was responsible for observing and applying developmental programs.

Kept record of children's growth, development and behavior.

Responsible for preparing play and learning materials to set up children's environment.

Supervised children's play with making sure of their safety.

Maintained environment very clean, healthy, appealing and safe.

Responsible for various other duties as assigned.

Recommended and initiated measures to control child behavior, such as caring for own clothing and picking up toys and books.

Identified signs of emotional or developmental problems in children and brought them to parents' and guardians' attention.

Supported children's emotional and social development, encouraging understanding of others and positive self-concepts.

Worked as a member of a co-operative team in order to provide an appropriate educational program for the group of children within the service.

Assisted with the indoor and outdoor supervision of the children.

Attended to physical needs of the children.

Assisted in developing a good relationship with families of the children/other care givers.

Followed housekeeping practices which ensured that equipment was maintained at an optimal level.

EDUCATION: Master’s in Computer Application(MCA)

Language Spoken: English

Hobby: Painting, Reading books, Dancing, Surfing Net, Listening to soft music

Extra Curriculum Activities: Diploma in Fine Arts and Indian Classical Dance



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