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Job Wanted: Bilingual Teacher

DOUGLAS JEFFCOAT

I am a recent graduate from California State University with a Bachelor’s degree in Child and Adolescent Development. I am also a recent graduate from La Universidad Computense de Madrid, donde termine mi 4 anos de licenciatura en Filologia Espanola. Se que hay muchas faltas de ortografia pero mi ordenador portatil no me deja poner acentos, pues nada.

I am currently just looking for a summer position because I plan to finish my Master degree in Education in the Fall. After that, I will most likely be looking for a full-time position. A summer job in the Yucatan would be a great stepping stone for me.

I look forward to hearing from you,
Douglas Jeffcoat
Elguerosonidero [at] hotmail [dot] com
Phone 1-714-860-5819 (cel) (California calling code is required if calling from Mexico)

RESUME

Objective
Contribute my knowledge and experience to help educate, tutor, and mentor students of all ages for the summer of 2012.

Teaching Experience

Newport-Mesa Unified School District, Costa Mesa, CA Sep.2007-present
Adams Elementary –After School Teacher –Extended Day Program
• Create and adapt enrichment activities for 5th and 6th grade ESL students.
• Translate homework and class activities for students
• Design and run weekly clubs that integrate children from 2nd grade to 6th grade
• Develop and administer effective classroom management
• Communicate actively with students, parents, and school administrators

Huntington Beach City School District, Huntington Beach, CA Jan. 2008- June 2011
Substitute Instructional Aide – preschool and special education
• Assist with the Educational goals of special needs and preschool children
• Help Nurse and Teacher with feeding tubes, soiled diapers, walkers, and wheel chairs
• Monitor and aid children that mainstream into regular classrooms
• Help design developmentally appropriate activities for children to develop motor skills, reading skills, writing skills, and language skills

Child Development Incorporated – Tustin California
Oct 2011 – present
Preschool teacher – Thorman Elementary School
• Develop fun and engaging curriculum based on children’s interest and needs
• Create and maintain portfolios for each student
• DRDP – Desired results for children and families
• Translate all notices, newsletters, and invitations to Spanish
• Effectively communicate and hold parent/teacher meetings in Spanish

Related Experience

Huntington Beach Boys and Girls Club, Huntington Beach, CA Sep. 2005–Aug. 2007
Recreational Staff
• Modified regular outdoor activities and sports to include full participation at all times
• Ran organized outdoor activities such as sports, scavenger hunts, and clubs
• Introduced Spanish club and taught children basic oral and writing skills as well as cultural events
• Applied fair and safe playground safety rules

Education
Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Madrid, Spain
BS in Spanish Aug. 2010 – June 2011
California State University, Fullerton
BS in Child and Adolescent Development August 2011

Languages

Fluent in Spanish: reading, writing, and speaking

Volunteer Experience
Soccer Coach, Boys and Girls Club, Huntington Beach, CA
• Taught kids the importance of teamwork, strategies and practice drills Feb. 2007- Nov. 2007
• Provided transportation and refreshments for children

Nursing Assistant, Hoag Hospital, Newport Beach, CA
Jan. 2005 –Apr. 2005
• Monitored Vital Signs and assisted in administering medication and care of infants


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