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JASON EDWARDS

Rua Cassio de Campos Nogueira 393, 04829-310 São Paulo, Brazil

or 630 W. Lake Hellums Rd. Enid, Oklahoma 73701

 480-471-5339 edwardsbrazil@gmail.com.br

 


OBJECTIVE


I am committed to apply my academic training, professional experience and personal skill set to promote the holistic growth of students

within a mission-focused learning community.

 


PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE


 

Secondary Social Studies Teacher

Skyview Academy   August 2011 – present

Pan American Christian Academy      August 2006 – June 2011

 

Accountable for standards-based planning, facilitation and assessment of student learning in secondary Social Sciences courses, including Ancient World History, Modern World History, Old Testament Survey, American Government and Advanced Placement U.S. History. 

*  Provides inclusive learning accommodations for second-language learners (ESL students)

*  Consistently prepares Advanced Placement students for upper-percentile ranking

*  Employs project-based learning experiences

*  Creatively enables student mastery of digital media technologies

*  Participated on curriculum-enhancement teams

*  Records, organizes and evaluates student assessment results and attendance

*  Communicates with parents via phone, email, letter and conferences

*  Presented workshops for teachers on media communication technologies

 

 

Athletic Director

Pan American Christian Academy      August 2009 – June 2011

 

Responsible for the oversight of the Middle School and High School athletic programs, consisting of eighteen sports teams throughout the school year. Effectively assumed this leadership role and ensured the success of the sports program in collaboration with the staff, the Principal and the other Athletic Directors in the league.

 

 


*  Master Scheduling

*  Policy Drafting and Review

*  Facilitating Fundraising

*  Coordinating Transportation

*  Calendar Planning

*  Staff Contracts

*  Performance Evaluation

 

*  Communication with Community

*  Intra-School Collaboration

*  Student Discipline

*  Prioritization of Resources

*  Conflict Resolution

*  Staff Training

*  Program Assessment



Head Soccer Coach

Skyview Academy   August 2011 – present

Pan American Christian Academy      August 2006 – June 2011

 

Successfully led the varsity boys’ soccer team to three championship finals, including 1st Place in 2010 at the interscholastic tournament. Implements a strong educational philosophy, viewing the sport first as a context for character-building and leadership development.

 

*  Positioned experienced student-athletes to play for college-level teams

*  Teaches an offense-minded possession style of play

*  Favors conditioning with ball –protecting the students’ enjoyment of the game

*  Enforces the importance of life values such as discipline, work ethic, leadership, teamwork, submission to authority and celebration

 



 

 

Online Coordinator

Pan American Christian Academy      August 2010 – June 2011

 

Responsible for the oversight of Online Learning program, serving as liaison between parents, online instructors and administrators in the partnership between PACA and Sevenstar Academy.


*  Communicating with parents

*  Student orientations and training

*  Promotion of program

*  Website updates

*  Conflict resolution

*  Conflict Resolution

*  Software ordering and installation

*  Program Assessment


 

 


DISTINGUISHERS

Outstanding verbal and written communication

*  Multilingual: fluent in Portuguese and proficient in Spanish

*  Led students in community service projects (every October and March since 2006)

*  Contributing leader for school-wide writing across the curriculum initiative (2010-11)

*  Sensitive to multiple cultures, having lived, studied and worked in Latin America

*  Served as member of Professional Development Committee (2010-11)

*  Volunteered to mentor students in character development program (2006-11)

 

 


EDUCATION & CERTIFICATION


*  Asbury University, Kentucky

   Met Kentucky PRAXIS exam and Student Teaching requirements (April, 2006)

   Bachelor of Education (May, 2006)

*  State of Colorado Professional Teacher License for secondary Social Studies

*  College Board trained AP U.S. History Instructor and approved exam Reader

*  National Federation of State High School Associations certified soccer coach

*  Registered soccer coach with Colorado High School Activities Association

 


REFERENCES


 

Tim Kuhns

Secondary Principal –Pan American Christian Academy, Brazil

tim.kuhns@paca.com.br                Phone (work): 480-471-5339 or 55-11-5929-9500

 

Robin Rugg

Superintendent –Pan American Christian Academy, Brazil

robin.rugg@paca.com.br                    Phone (work): 480-471-5339 or 55-11-5929-9500

 

Claudia Kuhnast

School Counselor –Pan American Christian Academy, Brazil

claudia.kuhnast@paca.com.br        Phone (work): 480-471-5339 or 55-11-5929-9500

 

 

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