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Portland Public Schools Ocean Avenue Elementary - Primary teacher Resume Example

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Emily Bell
XX XXXXXXX XX, Portland, ME 04103
Seasoned literacy educator committed to each child's successful cognitive,
physical and emotional progress. Equally committed to improving my knowledge and
delivery of the most current research based practices in primary and  international education.
Primary teacher Sep 2012Present Portland Public Schools - Ocean Avenue Elementary Portland, Maine
  • Responsible for twenty two children in a self contained classroom.
  • Primary focus on language and literacy acquisition, reading and math strategies, lesson and curriculum, planning and assessment.
  • Leadership team; Math Coordinator; Math Night leader
Primary teacher Aug 2010Jun 2012 Shekou International School Shenzhen
  • Responsible for teaching twenty children in a grade one classroom located in an international school in southern China.
  • Primary focus on language and literacy development as well as social development.
  • Specific tasks included participating on various teams and professional learning communities focused on Teacher College writing program and improvement of ESL services at the school.
  • Tasks also included lesson planning, class instruction, and behavior management.
English Language Learner Specialist Sep 2009Jun 2010 Portland Public Schools - Nathan Clifford Elementary Portland, Maine
  • Responsible for the administration, supervision, and support of 65 ESL students in a K-5 school.
  • Individual responsibilities include small group and individual instruction
  • in class support and consultation as well as administration of various forms of assessment for these students.
College Instructor Sep 2007Dec 2009 University of Southern Maine Portland, Maine
  • Responsible for writing and teaching the curriculum for EDU 517 "Foundations of Early Language and Literacy", the first of four graduate level classes offered in the Early Literacy certificate program at USM.
High School English Language Learner teacher Sep 2008Jun 2009 Portland Public Schools - Deering High School Portland, Maine
  • Responsible for instruction and assessment of English Language Learners in an urban high school.
  • Individual classes included isucceedmath, READ180, and English I.
  • Also cotaught an introductory art class.
Early Childhood Literacy Specialist Aug 2001Jun 2008 Even StartPortland Adult Education Portland, Maine
  • Responsible for services to families involved in two Even Start grants, Migrant Even Start and LEAP Even Start.
  • Primary focus has been supervision of children in various preschool and childcare settings as well as curriculum planning, teaching, home visiting, and assessments.
  • Also responsible for parent training and staff development on various topics.
Early Childhood Literacy Consultant Sep 2006Jun 2007 Early Reading First - University of Southern Maine Portland, ME
  • Responsible for professional development for preschool teachers involved in Early Reading First project.
  • Specific responsibilities include creating and supporting ways to involve parents in their children?s education.
Primary teacher Sep 1990Jun 2001 Portland Public Schools Portland, ME
  • Responsible for teaching mainstreamed and ESL students in grades Kindergarten to grade two classrooms.
  • Primary focus on language and literacy acquisition and social development.
  • Specific tasks include lesson planning, instruction, assessment and behavior management.
Master of Arts : Literacy ESL concentration Jun 2003 University of Southern Maine Portland, ME Literacy ESL concentration GPA: 3.85
Bachelor of Arts : English fields of Religion and Education Jun 1990 Dartmouth College Hanover, NH English graduated cum laude fields of Religion and Education GPA: 3.43
holds State of Maine K-8 certificate (exp 2018) holds State of Maine K-12 ESL endorsement exp 2018) trained in Teacher's College Writing Program trained in International Baccalaureate curriculum mapping and development facile in Mac and PC programs
 Casco Bay High School Parent Advisory Group leader. Responsibilities include Math Cup
co-chair and PAG Nominating Committee co-chair
member of CAFAM, Chinese American Friends Association of Maine
communicant of Cathedral
of Immaculate Conception parish
Dartmouth Alumni of Maine
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Previous Companies:

  • Portland Public Schools Ocean Avenue Elementary
  • Shekou International School
  • Portland Public Schools Nathan Clifford Elementary

Previous Job Positions:

  • Primary teacher
  • English Language Learner Specialist
  • College Instructor
  • High School English Language Learner teacher
  • Early Childhood Literacy Specialist


  • University of Southern Maine
  • Dartmouth College

Level of Education:

  • Master of Arts
  • Bachelor of Arts

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