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English Teacher School

Location:
Montclair, NJ
Posted:
March 27, 2021

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Sophia L. Baez

adk79e@r.postjobfree.com

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Dorchester, MA 02124

786-***-****

EDUCATION

Harvard Graduate School of Education, Cambridge, MA

Masters: Educational Policy and Management Expected May 2019

Brandeis University, Waltham, MA

Bachelor of Arts: History and Italian Studies; Minor: Near Eastern Judaic Studies May 2015

EDUCATION EXPERIENCE

Uncommon Schools Roxbury Prep High School, Boston, MA

9th English Teacher Jul 2019-Present

Instructional Leader

Observe two teachers weekly providing real-time and written forms feedback.

Analyze student and teacher data and growth bi-weekly (twice a week).

Coach teacher with 10% Year over Year growth.

RAICES: Roxbury Prep’s Hispanic-Latinx Organization Sep. 2015- Present

Founder and Faculty and Advisor

Grew student attendance from 15 members to 45 members in a one year period.

Host events including annual Thanksgiving Pot-luck, Heart Fundraiser, and student panel.

Facilitate tri-weekly meetings with members to discuss issues of gender-identity, religion, personal narratives, and more.

Uncommon Schools Roxbury Prep High School, Boston, MA

9th English Teacher Jul 2017-Present

Instruct and create curricula for 125 students in American, British, and Contemporary Literature.

Prepare materials for data meetings based on standards and skills that students must master for Interim Assessments.

Ranked top 3rd percentile with 13% Year over Year growth in Quarter 1 Assessment.

Uncommon Schools North Star Academy Summer Teaching Fellow Mentorship Program, Newark, NJ

Middle School Mentor May 2017-Jul 2017

Coached college students in teaching a class of approximately 25 students.

Managed bi-daily practice sessions with mentees to ensure optimal preparedness for students.

Facilitated professional development for 15 mentees on increasing student engagement in their classrooms.

Uncommon Schools North Star Academy, Newark, NJ

8th Grade History Teacher Jul 2015-Jun 2017

Instructed 85 students in the content area of American History post-American Revolution-Cold War

Ranked first in the Newark network for Interim Assessments three of the four quarters

Led weekly meetings for History department, which include targeted classroom practice and lesson plan feedback

TEACH FOR AMERICA, Newark, NJ

Corp Member Jun 2015-Jun 2017

Participated in intensive summer training program to develop the skills and knowledge needed to achieve significant gains in student achievement, which included teaching in a Philadelphia high school

Trained in Culturally Relative Pedagogy

Reflected bi-monthly on racial issues within school, Newark, and United States of America

COMMUNITY BUILDING EXPERIENCE

AHORA! Brandeis’ Hispanic-Latinx Organization, Waltham, MA

President Dec 2012-Jan 2015

Organized large-scale events, 10-300 people, to promote and inform students of Hispanic-Latinx culture

Scheduled and lead weekly Executive Board meetings, discuss future events and the maintenance of the organization

WATCH ALLIANCE TO CREATE HOUSING (WATCH), Waltham, MA

Supervisor, Volunteer Sep 2012-May 2013

Consulted clients who have housing issues with landlords and homes in low income neighborhoods

Trained volunteers on basic legal procedures such as evictions notices and illegal immigrant documentation status

PLANNING EXPERIENCE

Culture X, Waltham, MA

Chair Member, Publicist Dec 2014-Apr 2015

Planned largest multi-cultural showcase on Brandeis campus, hosting 400 students on campus and 150 viewer online.

Budgeted event within a $3500 allocation

SKILLS

Languages: English (fluent), Spanish (fluent), Italian (highly proficient)

Highly Proficient in MS Office, PowerPoint, Excel, Salesforce, Adobe Suite, Tableau



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