Elementary School Teacher

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


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


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


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


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