Teaching credential Multiple Subject
Paige Wilson, Teacher, Coach, Director
An inspired teacher, coach and traveler I have 15 years of teaching English and Spanish to both first and second language learners from ages 4 to 18 years. In addition, I have over 20 years of coaching children and adults of all ages. Moreover, I opened a small private school and performed the responsibilities of a principal that provided the in depth experience of creating curriculum and collaborating with a diverse group of experienced teachers to educate a wide range of learners.
Head Teacher, Owner, HomeSchool Beach Nosara July 2016 – current Nosara, Costa Rica
Created and continue to develop a Spanish and English curriculum and lesson plans for grades 3rd thru 8th for first and second language learners enriched with real world projects, hands on, games, songs and role play. Develop and administer exams and record grades for bi-annual report cards and conferences. Responsible for planning and organizing field trips and community service learning projects. Support and collaborate with Spanish teacher on a bi-weekly basis. On going communication with current and potential parents.
Teacher, Owner, Principal, Academy del Sol Nosara July 2009 – Aug. 2015, Nosara, Costa Rica
Opened and designed a bilingual curriculum for grades Pre-K thru 12th grade in all subjects. Collaborated weekly with teachers to improve the program and plan upcoming events. Director and mentor for all students. Taught English as a second language to native Spanish and German speakers ages 6 years to 16 years. Supported new and experienced teachers in lesson planning, curriculum and behavior management. Ongoing communication with parents and led bi-annual whole school parent meetings.
Elementary Teacher, Silver Wing Elementary Jul 2005 – Sep 2008, San Diego
Full-time grade 2 classroom teacher and grade level head teacher. Differentiated lessons based on individual and group needs, especially in English in which over 60% of my students were second language learners. Collaborated with teachers, coaches and principal weekly to plan, develop, reflect and assess lessons to meet students' needs in all areas based on California Academic State Standards. Created writing wall for grade level that was used as an example for the district. Participated in extracurricular activities including being a member of the Social Committee, onsite speech contest teacher, after school program teacher for grade 2, and member of the interviewing committee. Attended Professional Development Trainings.
Swim Instructor, Nosara Swimming
Oct 2015 – Feb 2019, Nosara
Plan and deliver swim lessons to all levels and ages in small group classes or privately. Build an develop confidence, strength, endurance and stroke technique. Develop a leveled children's program based on skill objectives from ages 3 years old to 14 years old. Teach open ocean swimming to adults.
San Diego State University, Multiple Subject Teaching Credential CLAD
Sep 2004 – Jul 2005, San Diego
Completed courses for my multiple subject teaching credential and Single Subject in Social Science. Passed student teaching and filled the role of a long term substitute during my student teaching field practice for master teacher on maternity leave.
Cal Poly State University, Bachelor’s Degree Social Science, Minor in Anthropology and Geography Sep 2002 – Jul 2004, San Luis Obispo
SKILLS Collaboration Skills
Reading, outdoors, learning, traveling, and surfing
REFERENCES References available upon request