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Job Wanted: Teacher or Tutor


Job Wanted: Teacher or Tutor

5 July 2012 Jobs in Yucatan 2

Suzanna Keen Hyland
Contact email:;
Phone: (662)315-3568
Position Desired: Elementary teaching, tutoring, nanny
Location: Merida
Notes: I just returned from studying Spanish in Merida for five weeks. I have some Spanish knowledge and some knowledge of the city.

EDUCATION Millsaps College – Jackson, MS
Bachelor of Arts, Major in Elementary Education
Graduation: July 2012 GPA: 3.1

McWillie Elementary School – Jackson, MS
2nd Grade Student Teacher: Spring 2012
• Create and implement lesson plans for science, reading, and language arts.
• Grade papers and administer tests.
• Create tests and activities for specific objectives.
• Manage parent newsletter.
• Work one on one with exceptional education students.
• Participate in parent/teacher conferences.

Brown Elementary – Jackson, MS
Field Research in Reading
• Assess specific fourth grade students individual reading levels.
• Work with students on individual progress.
• Used leveled books, white boards, and reading comprehension activities to insure progress.

Broadmeadow United Methodist Church – Jackson, MS
Assist high school students in all subject areas.
Assist students in applying for college.
Teach state test taking strategies.

Related Experience
Youth Director

Foster a relationship among 6th-12th graders with Christ and each other.
Teach weekly Sunday school and Bible studies.
Plan trips and outings during the summer and throughout the year.
Chair a tutoring program.
Coach and supervise and inner city basketball program.

First United Methodist Church- Yazoo City, MS
Youth Director

Foster a relationship among 7th – 12th graders with Christ.
Teach weekly Sunday school and Bible study lessons.
Plan numerous activities outside of the church.
Plan summer retreats and daily activities.
Taught racial reconciliation.

Education Clinical Practice
Exceptional Population
Ed Theory Policy Practice
Field Research in Reading
Early Literacy Instruction I and II
Performance Assessment in Reading
Methods and Management
Human Development
Geoscience Education
Get Creative: Developing Creativity
Practicum Arts Enrichment

Bethlehem Center Fall 2008

Tutored K-6 students in all subject areas

Boys and Girls Clubs of Central Mississippi-Capital Street-Jackson, MS

Taught non violence through theatre and improvisational exercises.
Planned and implemented developmentally appropriate lessons.

Habitat for Humanity Ongoing-Jackson, MS
• Helped build, paint and landscape houses.
Adopt-a Class August 2010-December 2011

A partnership organization with Brown Elementary School
Tutored and mentored kindergarten students.
Helped with class projects.
Acted as stable volunteers within their weekly schedule.

Camp Lake Stephens/ Camp Rainbow Counselor Volunteer July 2011
Oxford, MS

Acted as a counselor for one special need camper.
Responsible for everyday tasks and special events.
My major role other than caretaker was to encourage the camper to do everything within her ability.

Nanny Summer 2011-December 2012
Private Residence Jackson, MS
Provided care and homework help for an 8 and 11 year old.
Provided transportation to and from various afternoon activities.

Sales Associate 2006-2008
Bella La Boutique-Amory, MS
Provide fashion advice and customer service to women of all different ages.
Organized the store and numerous displays.

Office Worker 2007-2008
Responsible for weekly mail outs.
Organized numerous sections of the office.
Worked to set up a recording system for books on tape.

Proficient in Microsoft Office
Language: Intermediate proficiency in Spanish


  • Working Gringos 6 years ago

    Penelope, we suggest you contact this person directly via the information proviced above. Thank you!

  • penelope 6 years ago

    hi, Im looking for a nanny to stay with us for a long period. I have a 1 year old baby who needs to speak a proper english here in Cancun, Mexico.
    please contact me by email to confirm if you still available and I will call you by phone.
    best regards

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