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Gila River Indian Communityhead Start And Disabilities - Preschool Teacher Assistant Resume Example

Nana M. Deardws
XXXX XXX XXXXX, Casa Grande, AZ 85130
XXXX XXX XXXXX, 85130, Casa Grande AZ
Professional Summary

Accomplished and energetic Mentor Teacher with a solid history of achievement in Early Education. Motivated leader with strong organizational and prioritizing abilities. Areas of expertise include Being Personable, Reliable, Well Spoken, and Assertive.

My objective is to implement all policies, planning, and activities for the Early Education Child Care Center.  We need to establish partnerships and collaborate with other entities within the community to improve the quality, education, and care for children and families in culturally sensitive environments.

  • Customer and Personal Service
  • Culturally Sensitive
  • Organized
  • Well-spoken
  • Influential
  • Responsible
  • Reliable
  • Trustworthy
  • Assertive
  • Personable
Mentor Teacher Oct 2014Current Gila River Indian Community-Early Education Child Care Center Sacaton, AZ
  • Perform payroll functions, such as maintaining time keeping information and processing and submitting payroll.
  • Set up and manage paper or electronic filing systems, recording information, updating paperwork, or maintaining documents, such as attendance records, correspondence, or other material.
  • Maintain scheduling and event calendars.
  • Coordinate conferences, meetings, or special events, such as luncheons or graduation ceremonies.
  • Monitor students' progress, and provide students and teachers with assistance in resolving any problems.
  • Confer with parents and staff to discuss educational activities and policies, and students' behavioral or learning problems.
  • Direct and coordinate activities of teachers or administrators at daycare centers, schools, public agencies, or institutions.
  • Plan, develop, and provide training and staff development programs, using knowledge of the effectiveness of methods such as classroom training, demonstrations, on-the-job training, meetings, conferences, and workshops.
  • Conduct orientation sessions and arrange on-the-job training for new hires.
  • Observe and evaluate teacher's performance in order to do yearly evaluations.
  • Collaborate with other teachers and administrators in the development, evaluation, and revision of preschool programs.
  • Attend staff meetings, and serve on committees as required.
Early Education Teacher Jun 2002Oct 2014 Gila River Indian Community-Early Education Child Care Center Sacaton, Az
  • Develop and implement developmentally appropriate and culturally sensitive lesson plans and activities
  • Supervised assistant
  • Provide training to assistant
  • Establish and enforce rules for behavior, and procedures for maintaining order.
  • Organize and lead activities designed to promote physical, mental and social development, such as games, arts and crafts, music, storytelling, and field trips.
  • Adjust plans/procedures for the unexpected
  • Observe and evaluate children's performance, behavior, social development, and physical health.
  • Provide a variety of materials and resources for children to explore, manipulate and use, both in learning activities and in imaginative play.
  • Assimilate arriving children to the school environment by greeting them, helping them remove outerwear, and selecting activities of interest to them.
  • Serve meals and snacks in accordance with nutritional guidelines.
  • Identify children showing signs of emotional, developmental, or health-related problems, and discuss them with supervisors, parents or guardians, and child development specialists.
  • Establish clear objectives for all lessons, units, and projects, and communicate those objectives to children.
  • Meet with parents and guardians to discuss their children's progress and needs, determine their priorities for their children, and suggest ways that they can promote learning and development.
  • Adapt teaching methods and instructional materials to meet students' varying needs and interests.
  • Attend professional meetings, educational conferences, and teacher training workshops to maintain and improve professional competence.
Preschool Teacher Assistant Jan 1997Jun 2002 Gila River Indian Community-Head Start and Disabilities Sacaton, AZ
  • Assisted teacher in everyday activities
  • Help to create and implement lesson plans
  • Helped organize parent meetings
  • Monitored bus routes
  • Scheduled and attended home visits/parent teacher conferences
  • Assisted with writing Health Policy for Gila River Head Start
  • Organized, planned, and implemented educational field trips
  • Discuss assigned duties with classroom teachers to coordinate instructional efforts.
  • Carry out therapeutic regimens such as behavior modification and personal development programs, under the supervision of special education instructors, psychologists, or speech-language pathologists.
  • Observe students' performance, and record relevant data to assess progress.
  • Take class attendance and maintain attendance records.
  • Organize and label materials and display students' work in a manner appropriate for their eye levels and perceptual skills.
  • Type, file, and duplicate materials.
  • Laminate teaching materials to increase their durability under repeated use.
Bachelor of Science May 2015 Arizona State University-West Campus Glendale, AZ
  • Bachelor of Arts-Interdisciplinary Arts and Science
  • GPA 3.37
  • Minor in Early Childhood Education
  • Dean's List Honoree, 2 semesters.
  • Awarded Gila River Early Educators Attaining Teaching Excellence  (GRE 2 ATE)
Associate of Applied Science : Early Childhood Education-Preschool May 2009 Central Arizona College Coolidge, AZ
  • Consistently named on the Dean's List
  • Received an Early Childhood Education Certificate
  • Member of the Phi Theta Kappa Alpha Theta Delta Chapter
  • Graduated with honors.
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Previous Companies:

  • Gila River Indian CommunityEarly Education Child Care Center
  • Gila River Indian CommunityHead Start and Disabilities

Previous Job Positions:

  • Preschool Teacher Assistant


  • Arizona State University-West Campus
  • Central Arizona College

Level of Education:

  • Bachelor of Science
  • Associate of Applied Science

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