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Ruidoso Municipal School District - Head Start Teacher Assistant Resume Example

Lucas Martin
XX XXX XXX, Alto, NM 88312
Professional Summary
  • Active Listening
  • Reading Comprehension
  • Monitoring
  • Coordination
  • Active Learning
  • Instructing
  • Learning Strategies
  • Education and Training
Head Start Teacher Assistant Aug 2013Present Ruidoso Municipal School District Ruidoso, NM *Helped Lead Teacher test, teach, observe and document 3-4 year old students with the Gold Curriculum Program and the Head Start testing requirements.
*Did monthly newsletters, parent notes, calls, decorated classroom with seasonal agendas, and made Objective charts for each Learning Center.  This made it easier to focus on what specifics were needed to observe with each lesson.
*Weekly cleaning of toys, dress ups, cubbies and centers ie) play washing machines, ovens, refrigerators, etc.
Computer Lab Teacher Aug 2012Jul 2013 Ruidoso Municipal School District Ruidoso, NM *Taught First and Second grade classes the parts of the computer and started a Typing program.  When finished with assignment, played Math games. 
*Was needed as a Special Ed. aide and started after the winter break helping different students in the same school.
Kindergarten Interventionist Aug 2004May 2012 Ruidoso Municipal School District Ruidoso, NM *Helped 4 to 8 students from each of the seven English speaking classes at Nob Hill Early Childhood Center.
*Also DIBELS tested and Progress Monitored to show evidence of necessary instruction.
Head Start Teacher Dec 2003Jun 2004 Salish Kootenai Head Start Polson, MT
    Opened a 3-4 year old section to an already existing 4-5 year old Head Start.  Was the lead teacher with two assistants. 
  • Prepared materials and classroom for class activities..
  • Established clear objectives for all lessons, units, and projects, and communicated those to aides and children.
  • Met with parents and guardians to discuss their child's progress and needs, determined their priorities for their children, and suggested ways that they could promote learning and development.
  • Planned and conducted activities for a balanced program of instruction, demonstration, and work time that provided students with opportunities to observe, question, and investigate.
  • Arranged indoor and outdoor space to facilitate creative play, motor-skill activities, and safety.
  • Maintained accurate and complete student records as required by laws, district policies, and administrative regulations.
  • Demonstrated activities to children.
Chapter One Instructor Aug 2002May 2003 Ronan Municipal School District Ronan, MT *Reinforced/Practiced  what students were learning in Reading, Writing, and Language Arts for First through Third grade at Pablo Elementary.
After School Club Aide Oct 2001May 2002 Ronan Middle School Ronan, MT *Helped students after school with classroom and homework completion. 
*Directed their review of self checking and summarizing their reading and writing.
Computer Lab Assistant Aug 2000Jun 2001 Ronan High School Ronan, MT *Monitored students performance and websites while classes came to use the computers.  Helped students navigate for resources and review/rewrite their reports.
Second Grade Teacher Aug 1998May 2000 Wallace School District Osburn, ID
  • Instructed students individually and in groups, using various teaching methods such as lectures, discussions, and demonstrations.
  • Adapted teaching methods and instructional materials to meet students' varying needs and interests.
  • Established and enforced rules for behavior and procedures for maintaining order among the students by weekly envelopes containing their last week's work.  Some parents were called on Fridays or as needed.
  • Met with parents and guardians to discuss their child's progress and to determine priorities for their children and their resource needs.
  • Prepared students for later grades by encouraging them to explore learning opportunities and to persevere with challenging tasks.
  • Prepared materials and classrooms for class activities.
Third Grade Teacher Aug 1992Jun 1998 Wallace School District Osburn, ID
    Same as above plus
  • Conferred with other staff members to plan and schedule lessons promoting learning, following approved curricula.
  • Organized and labeled materials and display students' work.
  • Supervised, evaluated, and planned assignments for teacher assistants and volunteers.
  • Attended professional meetings, educational conferences, and teacher training workshops to maintain and improve professional competence (and continue to keep updated).
  • Attended staff meetings and served on committees, as required.
  • Administered standardized ability and achievement tests and interpreted results to determine student strengths and areas of need.
Integrated Kg./PreSchool Teacher Aide Aug 1991Jun 1992 Pinehurst Elementary Kellogg, ID
  • Provided extra assistance to students with special needs,  physical and mental disabilities.
  • Assisted children individually or in small groups to help them master assignments and to reinforce learning concepts presented by teacher.
Seventh Grade Life Science Teacher Aug 1990Jun 1991 Kellogg Middle School Kellogg, ID * Prepared materials and classrooms for class activities.
  • Prepared, administered, and graded tests and assignments to evaluate students' progress.
  • Established clear objectives for all lessons, units, and projects and communicated those objectives to students.
Fifth and Sixth Grade Classroom Sep 1989May 1990 Bliss School District Bliss, ID *Same as above plus really put Differentiated Learning/
  Teaching to work. 
*Modified all assignments for Special Ed., Chapter One, and normal students. 
*Developed organizational skills for students' abilities ranging from third to eighth grade level.  By the End of Year testing, most progressed 2-3 years!
Bachelor of Arts: Psychology, 1983; Education, Secondary (General Science), 1985; and Elementary, May 1989 Capital University Columbus, OH
Biology certification The Ohio State University Columbus, OH
Reading and Counseling University of Idaho Coeur d'Alene, ID
Power Point Northwest Nazerene College Kellogg, ID
Multidiscipline Teaching techniques Gonzaga University Spokane , WA
Spanish and Early Childhood Eastern New Mexico University Portales, NM
Additional Information
Judged at Science Fairs in Columbus, Ohio, 1985-1989; at Bliss School, 1990; and at Kellogg Middle School, 1991
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Previous Companies:

  • Ruidoso Municipal School District
  • Salish Kootenai Head Start
  • Ronan Municipal School District

Previous Job Positions:

  • Head Start Teacher Assistant
  • Computer Lab Teacher
  • Kindergarten Interventionist
  • Head Start Teacher
  • Chapter One Instructor


  • Capital University
  • The Ohio State University
  • University of Idaho
  • Northwest Nazerene College
  • Gonzaga University
  • Eastern New Mexico University

Level of Education:

  • Bachelor of Arts

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