First Grade Teacher

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Debbie Merlau

debbie.merlau@gmail.com | (253) 830-1965 | Bennington, VT

Summary


First grade teacher with five years of experience teaching in a public school setting. Proven ability to develop and implement engaging lesson plans that meet the needs of all students. Strong classroom management skills and commitment to creating a positive learning environment for all students. Excellent communication, organizational, and interpersonal skills.

Experience


Lead First Grade Teacher at The Schoolhouse, VTApr 2022 - Present

  • Led a class of 26 first grade students with a 97% daily attendance rate.
  • Implemented weekly guided reading groups and saw student proficiency rates increase by 15%.
  • Taught whole-group lessons on phonics, sight words, grammar, and other Language Arts concepts.
  • Led small group math instruction and saw student test scores increase by 20%.
  • Managed the classroom budget and successfully kept costs under $500 per month.

Senior First Grade Teacher at The Village School, VTAug 2017 - Mar 2022

  • Led a classroom of 26 first grade students with a focus on developing reading and writing skills.
  • Implemented new teaching strategies that improved student engagement by 10%.
  • Used data to drive instruction and improve student achievement in reading and math by 15%.
  • Worked collaboratively with colleagues to develop unit plans and weekly lesson plans.
  • Parent-teacher conferences twice per year.

Education


Bachelor of Science in Education at University of Vermont, VTSep 2013 - May 2017

Some skills I've learned are time management, organisation, how to write lesson plans and how to teach a class.

Skills


  • Classroom management
  • Lesson planning
  • Classroom instruction
  • Student assessment
  • Parent communication
  • Professional development

Bernece Spirko

bernece.spirko@gmail.com | (894) 684-0097 | Cincinnati, OH

Summary


I am a first grade teacher with over five years of experience. I have a proven track record of success in teaching and working with students. I am passionate about education and helping students reach their full potential. I have a strong knowledge of the Common Core State Standards and an ability to effectively implement them in the classroom. I am also skilled in using technology to support instruction and engage students in learning.

Experience


Lead First Grade Teacher at ABC Private School, OHMar 2022 - Present

  • Led a class of 28 first grade students with 100% passing rate on state assessments.
  • Taught a heterogeneous group of first grade students and successfully differentiated instruction to meet the needs of all learners.
  • Used data-driven instruction to improve student achievement in reading and math by two grades levels over the course of one school year.
  • Developed and implemented creative, engaging lesson plans that aligned with Common Core State Standards.

Senior First Grade Teacher at XYZ Public School, OHJul 2017 - Jan 2022

  • Taught a class of 28 first graders with the help of one teaching assistant.
  • Designed and implemented daily lesson plans in accordance with state curriculum standards.
  • Led whole-class, small-group, and individual instruction throughout the day.
  • Assessed students' progress regularly through formal tests and informal observations.
  • Communicated effectively with parents about their child's academic performance.

Education


Bachelor of Science in Education at The Ohio State UniversitySep 2013 - May 2017

I have learned how to effectively communicate with students, parents, and colleagues; how to create and implement engaging and developmentally-appropriate lesson plans; and how to use assessment data to inform my teaching.

Skills


  • Classroom management
  • Lesson planning
  • Classroom instruction
  • Student assessment
  • Parent communication
  • Professional development