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Accomplished math teacher seeking employment as a calculus instructor at the high school level. Created a positive environment by using effective communication skills when problem solving with students. The right culture creates the necessary circumstances for a collaborative effort between students and instructors.
Spearheaded a program that outlined a plan of action to increase grades for students who falter in a given subject matter. In mathematics, test scores increased 11% during the previous school year. In Spanish, test scores increased 9% during that same time frame.
Educated students by using personality traits that include optimism, patience, communication dexterity, and an ardent desire to help students succeed in a given environment.
Provided essential Spanish and mathematical curriculum to students. This helped them prepare for standardized tests and college entrance exams. Conducted one-on-one study sessions to increase test scores for students who choose higher education.
|Math Teacher||08/2012 to Current|
|Oakwood High School||Saint Joseph, Missouri|
Taught algebra by using visual aids to help students understand mathematical concepts. Possess the ability to teach material in a manner that every student can comprehend.
Created lesson plans to meet requirements set by the administration. Utilized strong organizational skills to create daily, weekly and monthly goals for students.
Inspired students to make practical connections between abstract concepts and real-world applications. Taught students to think critically and to communicate mathematical concepts clearly.
Helped students build fluency with mathematical procedures by creating a foundation of conceptual understanding. Demonstrated the importance of using procedures to solve contextual problems.
|Spanish Teacher||12/2006 to 07/2012|
|Fox High School||Saint Joseph, Missouri|
Focused on rules that determine Spanish grammar, spelling and diction, word pronunciation, sentence structure, and punctuation. Disseminated these guidelines in order to teach students how to write fluid essays.
Volunteered for additional responsibilities that included overseeing the Spanish club for three consecutive years. Taught at many different levels of competence to make Spanish accessible for all students.
|Bachelor of Spanish Literature, University of Missouri, Columbia (2006)|
|Master of Mathematics, University of Missouri, Columbia (2008)|
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