Elementary School Teacher
Saint Bonaventure Mission and School, Thoreau, NM
Aug 2009 – Aug 2009
Aug 2009 - May 2013
Successfully managed a three-person team organizing and running the school's
yearly Halloween Festival.
Performed administrative duties such as assisting in school libraries, hall and cafeteria monitoring, and bus loading and unloading.
Planned and supervised class projects, field trips, visits by guest speakers and other
experiential activities, and guided students in learning from those activities.
Supervised, evaluated, and planned assignments for teacher assistants and volunteers.
Attended staff meetings, and served on committees as required.
Incorporated native language, culture, and traditions into the classroom.
Maintained inventory of classroom text books and workbooks
Maintained accurate and complete student records as required by laws, district
policies, and administrative regulations.
Maintained Individualized Education Plan records and produced reports for parents and school district.
Administered standardized ability and achievement tests, and interpreted results to determine student strengths and areas of need.
Instructed students individually and in groups, using various teaching methods such as lectures, discussions, and demonstrations.
Established clear objectives for all lessons, units, and projects, and communicated
those objectives to students.
Conferred with parents and guardians, teachers, counselors, and administrators in order to resolve students' behavioral and academic problems.
Maintained high standards of excellence.
Met with parents and guardians to discuss their children's progress, and to determine their priorities for their children and their resource needs.
Adapted teaching methods and instructional materials to meet students' varying
needs and interests.