Early Childhood Educator
Elementary Education
Location: Shoreline, WA, USA
University: Western Governer's University
Major: Elementary Education

Early Childhood Educator

OBJECTIVE

To obtain a teaching position (part-time or as an assistant) at an Elementary or Preschool that will incorporate the skills and attributes that have flourished thus far in my undergraduate career as a young educator working with youths ages Pre-K to 14 years old.

EMPLOYMENT HISTORY

Preschool Assistant Teacher
Montessori Association of Covina
April, 2017 — March, 2018
Encouraged self-directed study using Montessori "Jobs", observing and judging appropriate moments to intervene based on the individual student
Challenged and provoked ideas using open-ended questions
Created dialogue between students, teachers and parents in order to build an educational community
Volunteered for school and family events demonstrating a willingness to establish long-term, deep, and meaningful connections


Pre-K Teacher
KinderCare Learning Center LLC
September, 2016 — March, 2017 (Fall and Winter Quarter)
Lead a class of up to 20 students ages 37-60 months, prioritizing community building and a passion for learning
Praised for expanding the usual class size by 50% by fostering an immediate positive impact on parents and students, increasing the interest of active participation by new families.
Demonstrated adaptability and creativity by developing unique stimulating activities based on a results-oriented curriculum
Practiced powerful multi-tasking skills - with a keen eye for idiosyncratic behaviors - actively tending to the children's personalized needs while constantly assessing the intellectual development of individual students based on state standards

Kids Zone Counselor
Bellevue YMCA
September, 2015 — May, 2016
Provided a controlled, safe and sanitary space for kids (ages 6 months-10 years) to express their creativity
Directed inclusive games and activities with up to 30 members at a time
Demonstrated active listening and communication skills in order to engage with multiple children while keeping a periodic log of every student’s whereabouts and activity
Maintained high energy during elevated levels of activity so as to remain attentive to each child
Passed WA State CPR, First Aid, and Child Abuse Prevention Training


Recreational Leader/ Tutor
City of Redmond - Parks and Recreation
September, 2014 — June, 2015
Committed to growth through advancement opportunities - transitioned from volunteer, to intern, to regular staff, to program leader
Effectively developed innovative program plans and curriculum that could be reused by future staff
Led after-school program (with a consistent increase in attendance) teaching youth age 11-14 how to prepare and cook quick nutritional meals
Tutored up to 18 students per quarter in all academic subjects and successfully documented a 15% improvement of average GPA

EDUCATION

GED/High School Diploma
Bellevue College (Bellevue, WA)
August 2014

ACHIEVEMENTS

Certificate of Leadership Skills - Redmond High School (Redmond, WA)
Active volunteer and member of Latinos Unidos
Led School Fundraisers, and Events
Allied with Youth Eastside Services (YES), One America, Washington Autism Alliance and Advocacy (WAAA), and City of Redmond - Parks and Recreation (led to a paid internship, and later, a Part-Time position)
Advocate for the passing of the DACA and The WA State Dream Act

teacher, bilingual, ECE, Education