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Jacob Jones
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Aitkin, MN 56431
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Professional Summary
Accomplished and energetic instructor with a solid history of achievement in teaching students. Motivated leader with strong organizational and prioritization abilities. Areas of expertise include teaching of reading/reading comprehension skills, adapting curriculum to fit student needs, being adaptable/flexible, completing paperwork in a timely manner. 
Skills
  • Crisis Intervention Program (CPI) trained 
  • Seizure Recognition & Response Trained
  • Heart Saver CPR/First Aid Trained
  • STAR Renaissance Trained
  • Adaptable & flexible
  • takes initiative in problem solving
  • strong organizational & record keeping skills
  • Proficient in Word, Excell, PowerPoint, Prezi
  • detail oriented and self-motivated
  • enthusiasm & energy for teaching
  • collaborate well with others
  • dependable, patient and creative
Experience
Special Education Teacher Aug 2005Present Independent School District # 0001 Aitkin Aitkin, MN
  • Administer standardized ability and achievement tests to 7-12 grade students with special needs.
  • Attend professional meetings, educational conferences, or teacher training workshops to maintain or improve professional competence.
  • Collaborate with other teachers or administrators to develop, evaluate, or revise secondary school programs.
  • Confer with other staff members to plan or schedule lessons promoting learning, following approved curricula.
  • Confer with parents, administrators, testing specialists, social workers, or other professionals to develop individual education plans (IEPs).
  • Confer with parents, guardians, teachers, counselors, or administrators to resolve students' behavioral or academic problems.
  • Control the inventory or distribution of classroom equipment, materials, or supplies.
  • Coordinate placement of students with special needs into mainstream classes.
  • Develop or implement strategies to meet the needs of students with a variety of disabilities.
  • Employ special educational strategies or techniques during instruction to improve the development of sensory- and perceptual-motor skills, language, cognition, or memory.
  • Encourage students to explore learning opportunities or persevere with challenging tasks to prepare them for later grades.
  • Establish and communicate clear objectives for all lessons, units, and projects to students.
  • Establish and enforce rules for behavior and procedures for maintaining order among students.
  • Guide or counsel students with adjustment problems, academic problems, or special academic interests.
  • Instruct special needs students in academic subjects, using a variety of techniques, such as phonetics, multisensory learning, or repetition to reinforce learning and meet students' varying needs.
  • Instruct students in daily living skills required for independent maintenance and self-sufficiency, such as hygiene, safety, or food preparation.
  • Interpret or transcribe classroom materials into Pictures or sign language.
  • Interpret the results of standardized tests to determine students' strengths and areas of need.
  • Maintain accurate and complete student records as required by laws, district policies, or administrative regulations.
  • Monitor paraprofessionals to ensure adherence to special education program requirements.
  • Plan or supervise experiential learning activities, such as class projects, field trips, demonstrations, or visits by guest speakers.
  • co-taught Literacy Strategies 10 and 11/12 classes
Long-Term Substitute Special Education Teacher Mar 2005Jun 2005 Independent School District # 0001 Aitkin Aitkin, MN
  • taught Direct Instruction SRA reading & math in small group
  • Establish and enforce rules for behavior and policies and procedures to maintain order among students.
  • supervised 7th grade reading/math MCA testing
  • Modify the general education curriculum for special-needs students based upon a variety of instructional techniques and instructional technology.
  • Teach socially acceptable behavior, employing techniques such as behavior modification and positive reinforcement.
  • Develop and implement strategies to meet the needs of students with a variety of handicapping conditions.
  • Maintain accurate and complete student records, and prepare reports on children and activities, as required by laws, district policies, and administrative regulations.
  • Observe and evaluate students' performance, behavior, social development, and physical health.
  • Confer with parents or guardians, other teachers, counselors, and administrators to resolve students' behavioral and academic problems.
  • Prepare, administer, and grade tests and assignments to evaluate students' progress.
  • Attend professional meetings, educational conferences, and teacher training workshops to maintain and improve professional competence.
Elementary General Education Teacher, Substitute Mar 2005Mar 2005 Independent School District # 181 Brainerd, MN
  • week long substitute for Gifted Class at Lowell Elementary School, grade 3
  • Establish and enforce rules for behavior and policies and procedures to maintain order among students.
  • Prepare, administer, and grade tests and assignments to evaluate students' progress.
  • Instruct through lectures, discussions, and demonstrations in one or more subjects, such as English, mathematics, or social studies.
  • Prepare materials and classrooms for class activities.
Special Education Paraprofessional Sep 1997May 2004 Independent School District # 0001 Aitkin Aitkin, MN
  • Supervise students in classrooms, halls, cafeterias, school yards, and gymnasiums, or on field trips.
  • Tutor and assist children individually or in small groups to help them master assignments and to reinforce learning concepts presented by teachers.
  • Discuss assigned duties with classroom teachers to coordinate instructional efforts.
  • Instruct and monitor students in the use and care of equipment and materials to prevent injuries and damage.
  • Observe students' performance, and record relevant data to assess progress.
  • Present subject matter to students under the direction and guidance of teachers, using lectures, discussions, or supervised role-playing methods.
  • one-to-one
  • supervise, assist, and motivate students with daily work
  • retaught lessons
  • collaborated with Special Education Team
  • supervised trip to Long Lake Conservation Camp
Title I Aide Sep 1996Jun 1997 Independent School District # 182 Crosby-Ironton Crosby, MN
  • Tutor and assist children individually or in small groups to help them master assignments and to reinforce learning concepts presented by teachers.
  • retaught and reinforced basic reading and math skills
  • Observe students' performance, and record relevant data to assess progress.
  • Present subject matter to students under the direction and guidance of teachers, using lectures, discussions, or supervised role-playing methods.
Substitute Title I/SpecialEducation Aide Sep 1995Jun 1996 Independent School District # 182 Crosby-Ironton Crosby, MN
  • Discuss assigned duties with classroom teachers to coordinate instructional efforts.
  • Provide disabled students with assistive devices, supportive technology, and assistance accessing facilities such as restrooms.
  • 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.
  • Present subject matter to students under the direction and guidance of teachers, using lectures, discussions, or supervised role-playing methods.
Education
Master of Science: Curriculum and Instruction: Reading and Writing May 2013 Grand Canyon University Phoenix, AZ
Master of Science: Special Education May 2008 Southwest Minnesota State University Marshall, MN Graduated summa cum laude, GPA: 4.0
Special Education License Specific Learning Disabilities (SLD) and Emotional Behavioral Disabilities (EBD)
Master Theses 'Effects of Stability Balls on behavior and Achievement in the Special Education Classroom.' (2008)
Bachelor of Science: Elementary Education plus preprimary Dec 2004 Southwest Minnesota State University Marshall, MN Graduated summa cum laude, GPA: 4.0
Special Education minor
Minnesota License File Folder # 420546
Lion's 5M9 Youth Outreach Scholarship recipient
Golden Rule Scholarship recipient
Charles and Ellora Alliss Educational Foundation Scholarship recipient
National Dean's List 2004/2005
Who's Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges, 2004
Educational Testing Service (ETS) Recognition of Excellence, Elementary Education: Content Knowledge assessment (2004), Praxis II Test
Associate of Arts: General Studies May 2003 Central Lakes College Brainerd, MN Graduated with High Academic Honors, GPA 4.0
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Previous Companies:

  • Independent School District 0001 Aitkin
  • Independent School District 181
  • Independent School District 182 Crosby Ironton

Previous Job Positions:

  • Special Education Teacher
  • Long Term Substitute Special Education Teacher
  • Elementary General Education Teacher
  • Substitute
  • Special Education Paraprofessional

Schools:

  • Grand Canyon University
  • Southwest Minnesota State University
  • Central Lakes College

Level of Education:

  • Master of Science
  • Bachelor of Science
  • Associate of Arts

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