Teaching resume
Location: Raleigh, NC, USA
School: University of southern Maine
Major: Psychology

Teaching resume

TAHEREH ARNOLD ________________________________
4040 Northstone Drive Apt#104
Raleigh, NC 27604


Pre-K and Elementary Tutor position


· Devoted teaching professional with the gift to reach each and every child and instill love of learning.

· Demonstrated talent for designing age-appropriate lessons and activities that teach fundamental academic and socialization skills.

· Proven ability for offering individualized support, ensuring that each child’s
unique needs and goals are met.

· Enthusiastic person, who sends additional resources to promote education at home.

· Fluent in Farsi and English.

· Hard working and motivated educator, with strong communication skills to cultivate working relationships within the school community.


Bachelor of Arts in Psychology
University of Southern Maine     2003-2007

Maine Early Language and Literacy   Maine Roads to Quality               2009                        

Introduction to Early Childhood Dev.  Maine Roads to Quality                2009                            

Heart Saver Pediatric First Aid   
American Heart Association         2009


Lesson-Plan Development

· Developed and instructed age-appropriate lesson plans that encourage physical, emotional, social, and academic growth.

· Taught basic social blocks (Math, Science, Social Studies, and English).

· Attended staff meetings and workshops to develop and discuss new teaching
methods, progress, and problems of children.

Self-Esteem Development

. Showcased children's work to boost self-esteem and to keep them motivated.

· Created a nurturing and encouraging environment, in which children thrived academically and socially.

· Utilized a Positive Reinforcement/Positive Feedback methodology to promote beneficial behavior and increase self-esteem.

· Formed positive relationships with the children.

· Modeled positive communication and interaction.

Grading/Progress Documentation

· Observed and recorded each child's development.

· Maintained individual portfolios including skills checklist, labeled work   
 samples, and quarterly student assessments.

· Documented attendance of children, and prepared accident/incident reports as necessary.

· Assessed individual and group needs.

Parent/Teacher Consultant

· Responded to parent/designated family member's enquiries regarding children's
progress, behavior, and health.

· Designed and administrated a monthly newsletter to inform parents regarding our units of studies, provide easy-to-follow tips/activities/reading materials at home.

· Coordinated Parental permission and field trips for up to 16 students.

· Recruited parent volunteers for field trips.

· Recommended resources and programs in the community that helped foster a  
healthy growth and development for families.


Pre-K Teacher  
 St. Elizabeth’s Child Development Center          2008-2010        Portland, Maine

Substitute Teacher            Gray School District, Gray, Maine                       2005

Intern Teaching Student  
 Richie Elementary School, Portland, Maine       2003-2004

· As a student in the TEAMS ( Teachers for Elementary and Middle School) program at the University Of Southern Maine, I gained valuable teaching experience from each of my field placements; I interned in various educational settings, classroom and after-school programs, which provided me with hands-on experience with diverse age groups and grade levels


      References Available Upon Request


Tahereh Arnold