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MORGAN HOLLIS

Ruckersville,VA

Summary

Passionate about helping children complete tasks and learn new concepts. Skilled at evaluating student progression and adapting lesson plans to facilitate learning and growth. Caring and compassionate with students from diverse backgrounds and with different learning styles. Highly motivated with extensive customer service and sales experience. Outgoing sales professional with track record of driving increased revenue, improving buying experience and elevating company profile with targeted markets. Detail-oriented team player with strong organizational skills. Ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously with a high degree of accuracy.

Overview

6
6
years of professional experience
1
1
Certification

Work History

Assistant Teacher

Albemarle County Public Schools
2023.08 - Current
  • Increased student engagement by incorporating hands-on activities and group projects into the curriculum.
  • Enhanced students'' critical thinking skills through problem-solving exercises and open-ended questions.
  • Ensured a safe and supportive learning environment by enforcing classroom rules and addressing behavioral issues promptly.
  • Collaborated with colleagues to develop cross-curricular lessons, promoting interdisciplinary learning among students.
  • Assisted lead teacher in providing individualized attention to students, resulting in improved academic performance.
  • Supported lead teacher in organizing field trips, enhancing real-world connections to classroom content for increased understanding.

Sales Associate

Vineyard Vines
2023.05 - 2023.11
  • Increased sales revenue by building strong rapport with customers and recommending appropriate products based on their needs.
  • Boosted customer satisfaction levels through exceptional service, addressing concerns promptly, and providing a welcoming store environment.
  • Developed new client relationships by actively engaging with potential customers and highlighting the benefits of our product offerings.
  • Achieved monthly sales targets consistently by implementing effective sales strategies and maintaining a high level of product knowledge.
  • Organized in-store promotions and events to increase foot traffic and drive additional sales opportunities.

SUBSTITUTE TEACHER, K-5

GREENE COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS
2022.03 - 2023.08
  • Developed rules and set goals to maintain order in classroom
  • Kept students on-task with proactive behavior modification and positive reinforcement strategies
  • Took over class for regular classroom teacher, managing assignments, student needs and recordkeeping
  • Helped students develop life-long learning skills and good study habits
  • Organized and cleaned teaching areas after daily use to maintain high standards for returning teachers or other substitutes
  • Upheld classroom routines to support student environments and maintain consistent schedules.

ASSISTANT TEACHER

MONTESSORI SCHOOL OF CHARLOTTESVILLE
2023.01 - 2023.05
  • Helped to maintain a positive learning atmosphere in the classroom
  • Developed and maintained consistent, positive relationships with children
  • Cleaned classrooms and organized instruction materials in appropriate locations
  • Facilitated safe and effective transitions between activities
  • Helped to prepare and distribute materials for activities
  • Tracked student attendance and reported absences and tardiness
  • Explained and enforced classroom rules to create safe and disciplined learning environment
  • Supported successful inclusion of children with special needs
  • Led small group activities and discussions to help promote learning
  • Defused arguments and problems between students and reported serious incidents to teachers and principal
  • Engaged with learners to promote student dialogue and positive interaction
  • Documented student attendance and maintained achievement and progress records
  • Served as mentor and role model for learners by demonstrating appropriate behavior
  • Assessed student learning and provided ongoing formative feedback for growth
  • Created and maintained clean, safe and organized learning environment
  • Communicated with parents and guardians regarding academic, behavioral, or safety concerns
  • Encouraged student participation and challenged students to think critically
  • Taught lessons to educate students, following standard professional practices.

VOLUNTEER

TOY LIFT
2017.12 - 2022.12
  • Coordinated work of project dedicated to raise awareness of need, applying strong project and team leadership to enhance success
  • Spoke with community organizations to boost outreach and highlight programs successes
  • Coordinated individual referrals to obtain community services, advocated for client needs and resolved roadblocks.

SALES ASSOCIATE

KID TO KID
2021.05 - 2022.04
  • Provided positive first impressions to welcome existing, new and potential customers
  • Helped customers locate products and checked store system for merchandise at other sites
  • Organized racks and shelves to maintain store visual appeal, engage customers and promote specific merchandise
  • Achieved perfect attendance and on-time record.

VOLUNTEER

GRACE TURKEY DRIVE
2018.11 - 2020.03
  • Coordinated food, clothing and household items for disadvantaged individuals and families
  • Engaged in community outreach to aid program mission centered on community support and enrichment
  • Planned and delivered numerous activities and special events for programs and services.

SALES ASSOCIATE

PLATOS'S CLOSET
2019.07 - 2019.09
  • Worked alongside retail representatives to enhance product presentations and advertising collateral
  • Boosted sales by conferring with customers to evaluate purchase requirements and recommend best-fit company offerings
  • Processed product returns and assisted customers with other selections.

VOLUNTEER

CHARLOTTESVILLE ASPCA
2018.03 - 2019.02
  • Supported staff with clerical work and other office tasks
  • Assisted with special events or programs
  • Used strong interpersonal communication skills to convey information to others
  • Supported engaging, fun and smooth-running events by helping with organization and planning.

Education

Bachelor of Arts - Organizational Leadership

Old Dominion University
Norfolk, VA
12.2025

ASSOCIATE IN SCIENCE (A.S.) IN ELEMENTARY EDUCATION CANDIDATE -

PIEDMONT VIRGINIA COMMUNITY COLLEGE
Charlottesville, VA
05.2023

HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA -

WILLIAM MONROE HIGH SCHOOL
Stanardsville, VA
01.2020

Skills

  • Educational Settings
  • Good Telephone Etiquette
  • Planning and Coordination
  • Decision-Making
  • Self-Motivated
  • Safety and Cleanliness Standards
  • Classroom and Activity Supervision
  • Instructional Strategies
  • Assigning and Grading Work
  • Student and Faculty Communication
  • Behavior Management
  • Customer Needs Assessment
  • Payment Processing
  • Listening Skills
  • Client Service
  • Problem-solving skills
  • Cash Handling

Certification

  • Basic Life Support
  • Pediatric First Aid/CPR/AED
  • Child Abuse and Neglect: Recognition And Reporting
  • Virginia Preservice Training for Childcare

Timeline

Assistant Teacher

Albemarle County Public Schools
2023.08 - Current

Sales Associate

Vineyard Vines
2023.05 - 2023.11

ASSISTANT TEACHER

MONTESSORI SCHOOL OF CHARLOTTESVILLE
2023.01 - 2023.05

SUBSTITUTE TEACHER, K-5

GREENE COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS
2022.03 - 2023.08

SALES ASSOCIATE

KID TO KID
2021.05 - 2022.04

SALES ASSOCIATE

PLATOS'S CLOSET
2019.07 - 2019.09

VOLUNTEER

GRACE TURKEY DRIVE
2018.11 - 2020.03

VOLUNTEER

CHARLOTTESVILLE ASPCA
2018.03 - 2019.02

VOLUNTEER

TOY LIFT
2017.12 - 2022.12

Bachelor of Arts - Organizational Leadership

Old Dominion University

ASSOCIATE IN SCIENCE (A.S.) IN ELEMENTARY EDUCATION CANDIDATE -

PIEDMONT VIRGINIA COMMUNITY COLLEGE

HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA -

WILLIAM MONROE HIGH SCHOOL
  • Basic Life Support
  • Pediatric First Aid/CPR/AED
  • Child Abuse and Neglect: Recognition And Reporting
  • Virginia Preservice Training for Childcare
MORGAN HOLLIS