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Elizabeth James

HAWTHORNE,CA

Summary

Dedicated early childhood teacher, passionate about encouraging children to develop socially, emotionally, and intellectually. Bilingual, educated, and experienced with groups up to 18 children. Specialized in developing age-appropriate, fun, and safe educational programs.

Overview

13
13
years of professional experience
1
1
Certification

Work History

Associate Preschool Educator

Valmonte Early Learning Academy
Palos Verdes Estates , CA
2020.08 - 2022.06

Assisted lead teacher with classroom and administrative tasks. Provided teachers with support and reinforced lessons plans. Assisted with small group instruction and lesson review. Set up equipment and materials needed to help teacher with lesson plans. Prepared curriculum activities. Assisted students struggling with work. Provided additional supervision for students during play time outside.

Substitute Lead Preschool Teacher

Valmonte Early Learning Academy
Palos Verdes Estates , CA
2019.08 - 2020.06

Developed math, literature, and art lessons based on curriculum for children ages between 4-5. Supervised play and education for up to 15 children. Managed student behavior in the classroom. Tracked students progress through regular assessments. Facilitated classroom activities and circle time.

Associate Preschool Educator

Miraleste Early Learning Academy
Rancho Palos Verdes , CA
2016.08 - 2018.08

Assisted lead teacher with prepping activities and other classroom tasks. Supervised play and classroom with children ages 2-3. Helped with potty training.

Substitute Lead Preschool Teacher

Miraleste Early Learning Academy
Rancho Palos Verdes , CA
2015.01 - 2016.06

Developed engaging math and literature lessons based on curriculum for children ages 2-3. Observed each child to help their social competencies and language skills. Taught students basic fundamentals, such as numbers, colors, shapes, and letters. Provided a clean, safe and caring environment.

Preschool Teacher

Geo Kids/Little Aviators
Lawndale , CA
2013.03 - 2014.05

Developed a new program for children based on nature and outdoor learning. Implemented a Reggio Emilia approach to curriculum. Created self-guided learning activities that used self-directed, experiential learning. Prepared students ages 4-5 for kindergarten.

Preschool Teacher

Beach Babies
Manhattan Beach , CA
2008.08 - 2013.02

Instructed children in a preschool and daycare setting. Developed activities for ages 4-5 based on curriculum. Implemented lesson plans to ensure effective learning for students. Supervised play and managed student behavior.

Teacher's Aide

Beach Babies
Manhattan Beach , CA
2002.09 - 2003.09

Assisted the teacher in the infant room. Provided a safe, clean, and loving environment for the infant's development. Responded to each child's need efficiently. Displayed a patient and calm personality with a loving approach to every child.

Education

in Process - Intervention Specialist

Central State University
Wilberforce, OH

Child Development Courses - Child Development

Saddleback College
Mission Viejo, CA
08.2012

Liberal Studies Credits - Liberal Studies

Cal State University Dominguez Hills
Carson, CA
06.2008

Associate of Arts - Liberal Arts And General Studies

El Camino College
Torrance, CA
06.2005

Skills

Patient, creative, and extremely hardworking. Great interpersonal, communication, and computer skills.

Adept at classroom management and lesson plan creation. Able to provide a loving, safe learning environment for children to learn and grow.

Certification

Teacher Permit - September 2013

Obtained 24 ECE credits.

First Aid and CPR certification.

Timeline

Associate Preschool Educator

Valmonte Early Learning Academy
2020.08 - 2022.06

Substitute Lead Preschool Teacher

Valmonte Early Learning Academy
2019.08 - 2020.06

Associate Preschool Educator

Miraleste Early Learning Academy
2016.08 - 2018.08

Substitute Lead Preschool Teacher

Miraleste Early Learning Academy
2015.01 - 2016.06

Preschool Teacher

Geo Kids/Little Aviators
2013.03 - 2014.05

Preschool Teacher

Beach Babies
2008.08 - 2013.02

Teacher's Aide

Beach Babies
2002.09 - 2003.09

in Process - Intervention Specialist

Central State University

Child Development Courses - Child Development

Saddleback College

Liberal Studies Credits - Liberal Studies

Cal State University Dominguez Hills

Associate of Arts - Liberal Arts And General Studies

El Camino College

Teacher Permit - September 2013

Obtained 24 ECE credits.

First Aid and CPR certification.

Elizabeth James