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Jennifer L. Pitts

14013 Rutgers Ave.Orlando, FL 32826

(321) 720-0055          

 jennifer_pitts85@hotmail.com Objective

To acquire a teaching position at an established school that will utilize my classroom management skills, ethics, passion, and enthusiasm for learning within the standards set by the state.

 Education

Florida Department of Education Teacher Certificate       DOE Number: 1113652

 

Masters in Teacher Leadership in Education

In progress          University of Central Florida         Orlando, Florida

 Bachelor of Science in Early Childhood Education2004 – 2008        University of Central Florida         Orlando, Florida

·        ESOL Certification

·        Florida Bright Futures Scholarship Program 2003 – 2008

·        Deans List 2005, 2007, 2008

Certificate in American Sign Language AED/CPR certified

Spring 2009         Space Coast Heart Savers              Satellite Beach, Florida

 ExperienceSubstitute Teacher, Spring 2009

Douglas Stenstrom Elementary, Oviedo, FL

Private Tutor, Spring 2009

  • Correlates instruction based on child’s needs from teacher input and IEP results.
  • Reviews phonics and phonemic awareness concepts with child.
Sunday school Teacher, Spring 2009

Wayside Church, Oviedo, Fl

Supervising Teacher – Carol Thomas

  • Instructed and managed a class with ranging numbers and age groups (K through 3rd grade).
  • Correlates curriculum and instruction to meaningful messages.
  • Provides creative activities to encourage stimulation.
Senior Intern Teacher, Fall 2008Douglas Stenstrom Elementary, Oviedo, FLSupervising Teacher – Jennifer EllisSecond Grade

·        Instructed and managed a class of 20 students from various multicultural, economic and educational backgrounds.

·        Infused technology into classroom.

·        Utilized portfolios standardized testing, and benchmarks to assess children’s developmental level.

·        Provided ESOL accommodations to children that qualify for ESOL.

·        Created hands on activities that integrate Language Arts, Science, Mathematics, and Social Studies.

·        Created a positive discipline plan and behavior management in the classroom.

·        Experienced with Walk to Intervention and planning instruction for student participation.

·        Provided accommodations for children with Individual Education Plans (IEP) and Progress Monitoring Plans (PMP).

·        Collaborated with members of 2nd grade team of six teachers.

Junior Intern Teacher, Spring 2008Union Park Elementary, Orlando, FLSupervising Teachers – Gwynn Sutterby and Kimberly Klein

Kindergarten and Third Grade

·        Provided associated activities that related to curriculum.

·        Worked with ESOL students.

·        Created hands on science activities.

·        Chaperoned field trips.

·        Oversaw Morning Meetings.

·        Assisted with Florida Comprehension Assessment Test (FCAT) preparations.

Classroom Aid, Spring 2007Bonnieville Elementary, Orlando, FL

Autism Classroom

·        Help provide routine structure for the children.

·        Provided a positive learning environment.

·        Used accommodations to alter activities to meet each child’s needs.

·        Continued to monitor growth in individuals.

·        Used kinesthetic, visuals, and auditory components to meet children’s learning abilities.

Relevant Activities and Special Interests

Target Corp. - Supervisor               Waterford Lakes, Orlando, FL  32826       April 2004-December 2008

  • Supervised 120 cashiers, completed reviews, schedules, and development plans.
  • Handled guests and team members concerns, complaints, and issues.

Charities

Work with children at the events, reading or instructing in special activities and art projects. Charities include:

·        Read Across America, Ronald McDonald House, Autism, and Habitat for Humanity.

Workshops

Attended various Happy Hour workshops sponsored by UCF to inspire different approaches and new activities to use with the children in the classrooms to invoke learning.

 References

Senior Internship Supervising Teacher

Jennifer Ellis                       (407) 927 – 7588

Supervising Sunday school Teacher

               Carol Thomas                    (407) 761 - 3042

Employer            

               Ann Mowery                      (407) 765 - 7156

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