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Professional Resume

last updated: Summer 2016

SUMMER INSTITUTE TEACHER

June 2014 - August 2016 (recurring)

 

Develops curriculum and leads groups (1st-6th grade) in engaging classes that are not only fun and exciting, but also cultivate curiosity, innovation, teamwork, and knowledge about our planet and society. Classes include: Web Design, Coding & Programming, Algebra Fun-damentals,  InventNow for Trash Island, Community Service, Gardening, Baking, Camp DIY, Wearable Art, Cheerleading, Inventor's Workshop,

TEFL SECONDARY SCHOOL ENGLISH TEACHER

CIEE/OEG Teach in Thailand, Kururatrangsarit School

October 2015- March 2016

 

Taught English as a foreign language at an all Thai high school in rural Thailand. Developed all original curriculum, worksheets, quizzes, and exams. Lead teacher for English Club. Specifically worked with Thai students on conversational English language, grammatical accuracy, pronunciation, and increasing vocabulary. Knowledge of TEFL strategies and Thai teacher training provided by CIEE/OEG, including country orientation and cultural familiarization. Developed basic understanding of Thai language,

REFERENCE: Ajan Kulab Nanya, English Department, Kururatrangsarit School

 

*CIEE creates opportunities that help bring people together, by fostering the development of understanding and mutual respect between communities and nations, and by promoting the exchange of ideas and experiences. Students, teachers, and young professionals from across the world are able to gain skills that make them active and responsible global citizens.

PRIVATE TUTOR

Tutor for early childhood developmental skills. Primary school skills including, word recognition, number sense. Secondary skills including creative writing, math acceleration. High school, all subject areas, developing study skills and organizational habits for successful learning, essay writing. Speciality tutoring: HTML, CSS, web design.

SOCIAL MEDIA & PUBLIC REALTIONS

Trash Hero World / Trash Hero Indonesia

Volunteered to help local chapters create and regularly update thier Facebook pages in order to generate attention and interest for weekly beach clean ups. Created a database for all chpaters to input thier weekly data, and communicated individually and collected all data from 25 chapters to create a PR post for social media. Published article on Trash Hero and social media to education and bring awareness to the cause.

CO-FOUNDER | CREATIVE DIRECTOR | EDITOR

Genevieve & Joy: Daily Lifestyle Blog

January 2014- January 2015

 

Developed, launched and maintained daily lifestyle website within a uniquely designed day-planner format. Strong understanding and application of website design, brand development, creative direction, community engagement across social media platforms, content development and site management. Wrote and edited content covering an array of topics including food, fashion, health, home, beauty, technology, DIY, for a daily editorial lifestyle blog. Strategized and conceptualized lifestyle photo shoots and wrote/edited editorial pieces based on trends, community response, and of course our personal experience. Communicated, promoted and grew website through multiple social communication platforms. Networked and collaborated with other bloggers, local merchants, artists, etc.

BRAND DEVELOPMENT | WEB DESIGN

Freelance Designer (R. Wayne Reynolds)

September 2012 - Present, Freelance Projects

 

Designed and developed custom websites for individuals, groups, and businesses to effectively convey brand's message while maximizing user experience. Designed all layouts. Helped to maintain regular updates to websites. Provided training in knowledge of web development platforms for brand's future operations. 

GOING ROGUE: MONTHLY COLUMNIST

Rouge Ratings Handicapping, LTD.

April 2015 - October 2015

 

Wrote and edited monthly content for Rogue Handicapping's monthly blog, Going Rogue. Attended social events and competed in handicapping tournaments for research and advanced working knowledge of the app. Networked, learned the business, and actively promoted Rogue Ratings product. Maintained social media presence. Connected with the Rogue Handicapping team to help bring horseracing to the new generation of novice players.

REFERENCE: Hal Wafer, Rogue Handicapper LTD, CEO

SUBSTITUTE TEACHER

The Center for Early Education

March 2015 - Present

 

Passed California Basic Educational Skills Test™ (CBEST®), designed to test basic reading, mathematics, and writing skills found to be essential for the job of an educator, and is required for substitute teachers in the state of California. Substitue taught in Early Childhood program, Kindergarden through 6th grade classrooms, and specialst classes including art, physical education, science, and technology.

SIXTH GRADING TEACHING ASSISTANT

The Center for Early Education

August 2012 - June 2014

 

Closely assisted three master teachers in the 6th grade classroom. Co-developed and instructed accelerated math program. Oversaw technology classes including typing, digital citizenship and an introduction to coding. Maintained all student records and managed class webpage/student blog. Point person for all communication to and from sixth graders and their families. 

 

REFERENCE: Ruby Fuller, 6th Grade Master Teacher

 

*The Center for Early Education, a socio-economically and culturally diverse independent school for children, Toddlers through Grade Six, strives to graduate students who are joyful, resilient, life-long learners.  The Center embraces a philosophy of education that combines a nurturing, inclusive learning environment with an increasingly challenging academic program that addresses the developmental needs of each child.

SUMMER OFFICE MANAGER | INSTRUCTOR

June 2014 - August 2016 (recurring)

 

Assistant to the program director for six week summer program hosting students 1st - 6th grade. Duties include registering, scheduling, and accepting payment for incoming summer students. Correspondence with teachers and parents via phone and e-mail. Organization of office paperwork filing system and online database. Ensuring overall functionality and smooth operation of daily camp activities for teachers, parents, additional staff, and campers.

Reference: Susan McCarthy, Summer Director at The Center for Early Education

EARLY CHILDHOOD + KINDERGARDEN TRANSITION TEACHER

The Center for Early Education, Summer Transition Program

June 2011 - August 2012

Worked with the students entering Early Childhood Programs through Kindergarden, helping transition students into a full-day school schedule. Provided studets with a mix of fun recreational activities, field trips around Los Angeles, as well as academia involving units on art, different regions of the world, gardening, etc.

ASSISTANT MANAGER

Monica's Boutique

 August 2007—April 2012 (store closing)

Managed designer boutique to ensure a positive, productive work environment. Oversaw employees, set monthly schedule, opened/closed store daily, and maintained financial records. Visual merchandising for front and side window displays, as well as all creative marketing within store to ensure efficacy of sales. Worked closely with management/buyers to do purchasing due to understanding of customer demographics and latest trends. Trained new employees on computer system, and demonstrated strong customer service and communication skills with outside vendors.

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