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Human Resources Teacher

Roanoke, Texas, 76262, United States
$8 per hour
April 24, 2012

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Kimberly S. Van Kalker

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Roanoke, TX 76262

Mobile: 817-***-****



Caring, dedicated, and resourceful professional educator committed to the academic and social growth of each student. Goal driven teacher and life-long leaner who maintains exemplary relationships with students, parents, peers, and administration through hard work, empathy, and communication. Inspired mentor committed to the development of less experienced teachers.


National Board Certified Teacher, Certification # 01185050

State of North Carolina, Elementary Education (Grades K-6)

State of Texas, Classroom Teacher


Elementary School Teacher

Guilford County Schools, Greensboro, NC 2003 - 2012

Summerfield Elementary School – 3rd, 4th, 5th Grade Teacher

Elementary School Teacher

Frisco Independent School District, Frisco, TX

-Gifted and Talented certified Teacher

-Substitute / Interim Teacher, Dyslexia Program 2000 - 2003

Rogers Elementary – 4th Grade Teacher

Elementary School Teacher / Student Teacher / Instructional Assistant

Guilford County Schools, Greensboro, NC 1994 - 2000

Pilot Elementary School – 5th Grade Teacher

Hunter Elementary School – 4th Grade Student Teacher

Jamestown Elementary School – Instructional Assistant

Summary of Duties

•Fulfill all duties required of a classroom teacher, specifically utilizing state standards as

teaching guide.

•Write communications (i.e. daily newsletters, various parent correspondence, report card/progress

reports, testing and data analysis, etc).

•Counsel students and parents on variety of problems related to peer pressure, family concerns, and

academic problems.

•Organize field trips (Both overnight and day trips)

•Have served or currently serve on Leadership, Intervention Special Team, Hospitality, Science Fair,

Writing, and Black History Month committees.

•Have written grants and received money for funding of materials for a variety of instructional materials

•Team taught when teaching third, fourth and fifth grades. I was specifically in charge of Mathematics,

Science, Writing and Social Studies.

•Plan strategic teaching for students based upon practice test results.

•Mentor to first year teachers. Trained with Guilford County Schools Mentor Education Program (MINT)

•Knowledge of Framework, Microsoft Word, Excel, Printmaster, Internet, e-mail, Gradebook, Powerpoint,

Databases, and other software programs.

•During 5th Grade Tenure at Pilot Elementary, the school achieved Exemplary and Distinguished State Status

as a result of superior End of Grade Testing Scores.

•During Tenure at Summerfield Elementary, the school achieved Exemplary, Distinguished and School of

Excellence State Status as a result of superior End of Grade Testing Scores.

•Received training and implemented Guided Reading, Writer’s Workshop, various technology programs, and

Paidea seminars, Four Blocks and a Ball, math instruction strategies, writing, science, etc.

•Knowledge of Framework, Microsoft Word, Excel, Printmaster, Internet, e-mail, Gradebook, Powerpoint,

Databases, and other software programs.

•Planned fourth grade Power of Writing Sessions.

•Trained and certified to teach Gifted and Talented students in the State of Texas.

•Grade Level Chair (Summerfield Elementary 2005-2008 and 2010 to present)

•ENTECH Training for Technology Instruction (Guilford County Schools)


Human Resources Coordinator

Greensboro College

Greensboro, NC

1992 - 1994

Human Resources Coordinator

Flagler National Bank

West Palm Beach, FL

1989 - 1991

Human Resources Assistant

Burdines Department Stores

Gainesville / West Palm Beach, FL

1987 - 1988

Summary of Duties

•Counseled employees on business and personal matters.

•Responsible for writing personnel manual, memos, and reports for business and higher education.

•Gave presentations to peers on various matters.

•Co-taught freshman seminar class at Greensboro College

•Completed major projects on schedule for business and college requiring ongoing group work, deadlines,

and thorough planning.

•Responsible for employee benefits, payroll, counseling, recruiting, employee events, personnel budgets,

and policy and procedure writing.

•Created spreadsheets for budget purposes, employee bonuses, payroll general ledger, etc.



Shining Star of Frisco Award for Rogers Elementary, Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society, National Dean’s List, Who’s Who Among American College and University Students, Spirit of the Creative Arts Collegiums Award (Eckerd College), Pi Lambda Theta Educational Honor Society, Beta Gamma Sigma Member


Sunday School teacher, Bible School Teacher, Guardian Ad-Litem Child Advocate, Secretary for Women of the Church, Grade-mother for Children’s classrooms, Graduate of the Teacher Assistant, Institute at Guilford College, Past Member Guilford County Human Resources Association


Health and Rehabilitative Services Ft. Myers, FL

SW Florida Alcohol Intake Unit Ft. Myers, FL

Pre-School Teacher 3 & 4 Year Olds St. Petersburg, FL

Behavioral Development Program St. Petersburg, FL


Master of Science in Education

North Carolina A & T State University

Greensboro, NC

Cumulative GPA: 4.0 / 4.0

Bachelor of Arts in Human Resources

Eckerd College

St. Petersburg, FL

Cumulative GPA: 3.8 / 4.0


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