Elementary School Teacher

Janice C. Jenkins
4901 August Lane
Shreveport, LA 71101
(318) 430-2306

Summary

Experienced educator with commitment to improving student learning and promoting a lifelong love of learning among students. Able to apply classroom experience to create a dynamic and interesting learning environment. Organized and creative with a devotion to the art and practice of teaching. Recognized for sense of humor and ability to promote cooperation among colleagues and administration.
Education and Credentials

LOUISIANA STATE UNIVERSITY, Shreveport, LA

2002
B.S., Early Childhood Education (Pre-K to 3rd Grade)
GPA: 3.84, Major GPA: 3.91 Dean’s List

REXTON COMMUNITY COLLEGE, Rexton, LA

1991
Associate, Early Childhood Education
GPA: 3.49
Professional Experience

Hemingway Elementary School, Shreveport, LA

2002 – Present
Student Teacher – First Grade
Help students achieve their potential in reading through one-on-one instruction. Enable students to move up to higher reading levels through use of reading recovery strategies. Work with parents to improve reading environment at home and increase students’ progress.

• Expert in Reading Recovery Strategies.
• Create interesting cross-curricular units.
• Create engaging literacy centers.

Shreveport Sight Center, Shreveport, LA

2001 – 2002
Substitute Pre-School Teacher
Helped teacher provide individualized instruction to visually impaired students. Facilitated better communication with parents.

• Customized curriculum to fit each child’s needs.
• Managed the classroom in absence of teacher.
• Helped plan and implement field trips.

Donner’s Pre-School, Shreveport, LA

1992 – 2001
Pre-school Teacher
Worked as assistant director to manage all pre-school operations. Led effort to use computer and appropriate software during classroom instruciton time. Instructed students in use of computer.

• Lead teacher for  pre-school classroom.
• Coordinated with parents to provide optimal learning experiences.

The Chrilden’s Place, Shreveport, LA

1991 – 1992
Full-time Teacher
Helped students through one-on-one instruction. Observed students carefully to discover learning styles and interests.
Additional Highlights and Skills

Volunteer, Library Reading Program
Member, Golden Key National Honor Society

 

click here to Elementary School Teacher in word

Leave a Reply