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Teacher English

Jamaica, NY
September 11, 2019

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Olufunmilayo (Funmi) Alonge

Laurelton, NY 917-***-****

Professional Certification granted in August, 2014 after completing program in initial certification in NYS, English Language Arts 7-12 at Queens College. Permanent certification granted as of October 2018.


Professional Certification Fall 2018

M.S in Curriculum and Instruction Spring 2016-Fall 2018

BA in English and Secondary Education Fall 2011-Spring2013

Initial Certification Fall 2014

City College of New York Fall 2007-2011

Major GPA 3.6/4.0 Overall 3.56

Honors & Activities

Dean’s list (2013); Baccalaureate Honors (2013); Kappa Delta Phi (2013);

Work Experience:

Middle School English Language Arts Teacher (File Number: 0885300)

Brooklyn Science Engineering Academy, District #18, Brooklyn New York September 2019 - Present

Middle School English Language Arts Teacher (File Number: 0885300)

P.S / M.S 138 Sunrise, District #29, Rosedale New York September 2014 - June 2019

Demonstrated ability to remain consistent and organized in a high-performing school environment

Strong skills in imparting educational instruction in an effective manner

Positive attitude with high energy acumen aimed at providing educational excellence

Demonstrated class leadership and technological proficiency in using latest learning aids and equipment

Create curriculums to impart subject-specific instruction intended to bring student progress to present educational goals

Collaborate with staff and parents to improve the quality of student outcomes and achieve objectives

Manage student behavior and provide counseling to students

Assist students with managing class and home assignments

Implemented and carried out tutoring sessions

Ensure that each student is provided with the best in classroom support

Conferred with parents to provide progress feedback and make suggestions for improvement

Plan and grade exam papers

Permanent day-to-day Substitute Teacher

P.S / M.S 138 Sunrise, District #29, Rosedale New York January 2014-September 2014

Filled in for permanent teachers at a moment's notice (grades prek-8); closely adhered to lesson plans; and kept students motivated, engaged and focused.

Planned and carried out lessons that were aligned to the Common Core, NCTE, IRA Standards

Incorporated technology into students' learning activities for varied academic disciplines.

Conducted afterschool lessons for extended learning.

Student Teaching

Queens School of Inquiry, District #25, Flushing, New York January 2013- June 2013

Designed and implemented curriculum that was aligned to the Common Core, NCTE, IRA Standards

Created and taught two fiction units (The Crucible by Arthur Miller and To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee)

Created class assignments, group projects, and essays for diverse learners including students with I.E.P’s selecting different instructional resources and methods to meet students' varying needs.

Created rubrics for homework assignments, group projects, thematic and persuasive essays

Observed and evaluated student’s performance and development by designing rubrics and spreadsheets that I kept throughout the units which allowed me to keep track of each student’s progress throughout the unit.

Implemented relevant technology such as PowerPoint, video clips, and music to enhance instruction.

Carried out student/ parent meetings

P.S/ I.S 499, District #25, Flushing, New York, September 2012- December 2012

Planned and carried out lessons that were aligned my lessons to the Common Core, NCTE, IRA Standards

Managed student behavior in the classroom by establishing and enforcing rules and procedures

Maintained an accurate and complete records of students' progress and development

Assigned and graded class work, homework, tests and assignments

Olufunmilayo (Funmi) Alonge

Rosedale, NY 917-***-****

Special Skills & Certifications

Permanent NYS Teachers Certification

Studied and implemented Common Core, NCTE Standards in my lessons

Skilled in both verbal and written communication.

Studied and implemented original curriculums that aligned with NYS ELA standards.

Proficient in working with PowerPoint, Smart boards, Excel, and Microsoft Word.

Bilingual: English & Yoruba

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