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Teaching Assistant

Sayville, New York, 11722, United States
To be discussed upon interview
January 18, 2011

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Central Islip, NY 11722

Phone: (631) ***-****

OBJECTIVE: To work in a creative and collaborative environment where my skills will contribute to the overall goal of the organization. Maintain professionalism at all time, and to obtain a challenging and responsible position in Education or Social Services, providing hands-on experience with adolescents.

EXPERIENCE: Presently Central Islip School District LI. New York

Substitute Teaching Assistant/Aide

• Assist classroom teacher in implementing integrated curriculum in all subject areas from Pre-K up to 12th grade.

• Assist in applying teaching techniques, including projects, manipulative, writing process and cooperative learning.

• Implemented Reading Program, phonetic reading program that emphasizes development of reading, language, and spelling skills.

• Work one on one with child with special needs.

• Assist in organizing for field trips, school plays, prepared classroom centers, and after school activities.

9/2005 – 07/2007 Lloyd Staffing Inc. LI, New York

Temporary Legal Secretary / Administrative Assistant

• Performed general secretarial tasks, typing reports and correspondence, arrange meetings, and all travel arrangements.

• Calendar responses and court dates, make appointments, maintain calendars and provide follow-up reminders for professional staff.

• Received and screened visitors and phone calls.

• Office management, word processing, spreadsheet, and billing.

• Organized and supervised all meeting planning conferences.

• Coordinated catering for special events.

• Oversee office equipment maintenance.

2/1998-11/2002 Spielman & Kassimir, P.C. NY, New York

Legal Secretary / Administrative Assistant

• Responsibilities include organizing, typed legal briefs, wills, trust, partnerships, real estates, correspondence, taxes, reports and related documents from drafts, notes, and tapes using appropriate document and citation format according to the type of document and jurisdiction.

• Received and screened visitors and phone calls.

• Made appointments, maintained calendars and provided follow-up reminders for professional staff, billing and travel arrangements.

2/1997-2/1998 Striar & Wiesenthal NY, New York

Administrative Assistant

• Created and maintained a database of client information. Followed up with clients: explaining policy and procedure.

• Performed data manipulation, information searches and retrievals using knowledge of technical field or databases.

• Preparation and filing of work permits and applications to the Department of Buildings.

• General secretarial duties which included answering telephones, filing, updating mailing lists, typing an formatting correspondence or other reports.

EDUCATION: 9/2000-5/2004 Long Island Business Institute LI, New York

A.S. Degree in Business Management, Diploma Legal Secretary

09/2006 – 12/2009 St. Joseph College LI, New York

Bachelors of Science Degree in Organizational Management

1/20/2010 – present Brentwood Long Island University LI, New York

Masters in Early Childhood Education/Special Education

SKILLS: Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Power Point, Word Perfect, QuickBooks, Typing 65 wpm, Critical Thinking and Problem Solving.

References furnished upon request

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