Profession: English Teacher
Teaching Experience: Online English Teacher, LeWaijiao - April 2016 - present
Responsibilities include teaching English to Chinese students via virtual classroom, providing western-style classroom that is fun, engaging, upbeat, energetic, and interactive, lesson planning with Oxford Reading Tree materials, differentiating instruction for student level, providing meaningful and timely feedback to all students, completing weekly work assignments per company requirements, attending semi-monthly staff meetings, communicating with staff, management, administration, etc electronically via Skype, QQ, WeChat, and email.
Team Leader, LeWaijiao, August 2016-present
Responsibilities include leading an international team of teachers in teaching English online to Chinese students, mentoring and coaching teachers, communicating between administration and teachers, attending weekly Team Leader meetings with Chinese staff, attending Team Leader meetings every other day, coordinating Weekly Work Assignments for all team teachers, preparing for and leading semi-monthly staff meetings, leading weekly team meetings, collecting and recording teacher work, evaluating new teacher demos and providing feedback, evaluating teacher lesson plans and providing feedback, sched uling WeChat activities, using social media for marketing, and answering teacher questions and/or directing their concerns to the appropriate Chinese admins.
Wythe County Public Schools - August 2015 to June 2016
Responsibilities include working with students who are unable to participate in classroom instruction due to
medical or behavioral issues, collaborating with teachers to follow curricula and meet objectives, administering
Benchmark tests, collaborating with guidance counselors to schedule testing and meetings with teachers,
providing instruction in English, Math, Science, and Social Studies grades 5K-12th, scheduling, providing
documentation of hours, studies, and schedules to supervisor at District Office, attending meetings at schools
to provide best education practices for students, and teaching to individual learning styles.
Therapeutic Day Treatment Counselor
Family Preservation Services - January 2011 to October 2014
• Based at Spiller Elementary School
• Responsibilities included providing interventions to assist clients with appropriate classroom functioning,
conducting Individual Counseling sessions 3-5x/week and Group Counseling sessions 2-3/week, developing
Individual Service Plans, providing behavior modifications, maintaining weekly contact with families, working
with school Guidance Counselor, teachers, and administration to coordinate services for clients, maintaining
records/submitting Progress Notes per Medicaid requirements, writing Kepros for Medicaid approval, writing
90-Day Reviews on client progress in ISP objectives, collaborating with community resources to advocate for
clients, and providing case management.
Spartanburg County Adult Education - June 2009 to December 2010
Responsibilities included working with students who had dropped out of high school, instructing Social Studies
courses for necessary high school credits, maintaining records per state educational requirements, working
with faculty members to oversee student success, writing and developing curricula for Social Studies programs
including US History, World Geography, Psychology, Sociology,
Economics and Government Teacher
Camp White Pines - August 2008 to November 2008
Responsibilities included teaching a number of different subjects in a controlled environment to youth with
heavy charges against them in a Department of Juvenile Justice Placement Camp in an effort to prevent
them from going to juvenile prison, helping foster positive change within these youth, working with youth on
a counseling basis, working in a number of supervisory positions, teaching South Carolina History, helping
youth working towards regaining high school credits or GED's, providing strong disciplinary practices, building
relationships with youth, planning, maintaining records, handling paperwork in a timely and efficient manner.
Carolina Family Services - August 2007 to May 2008
Responsibilities included providing Intensive Family Services for families with children on Probation with
various state agencies, helped foster positive change within the family unit, assessed problems/issues within
the family unit via paperwork and observation, created Treatment Plans for children and families, worked with
children and families to meet goals in Treatment Plan, worked with various state agencies, linked families
to community resources, maintained and provided Progress Notes to meet Medicaid standards, worked with
families to achieve a stronger family unit, and focused/worked to keep children with the family and out of
Department of Juvenile Justice or Department of Social Services custody.
Fairforest Middle School - August 2000 to May 2007
• Responsibilities included teaching students, providing strong disciplinary policies within entire school,
communicating with team members, parents, and students, planning, maintaining records, handling,
organizing and maintaining paperwork, talking with youth, providing assistance via talking with youth,
building relationships with youth, using a variety of computer programs, coordinating meetings with parents,
coordinating meetings with administration, monitoring students within all areas of the school building, attending
staff meetings, and attending Education trainings.
• South Carolina Teaching Certification
• Wrote three Career/Life Skills/Independent Living Curricula used District-wide in three middle schools.
• Coordinated High Performance Business Partnership with school and local businesses to provide mentors
for at-risk students
• Wrote and received grant for a Career Research Library.
• Taught Summer School for three years.
• Taught After-School Programs.
SKILLS & ABILITIES
Excellent organizational skills, communication skills, supervisory skills, ability to work with team members,
ability to work independently, strong disciplinarian, ability to communicate with youth and families, extremely
strong writing skills, strong desire and ability to work with youth, relationship-building skills, task-oriented, detailoriented,
ability to respond in crisis/emergency situations, ability to learn computer programs quickly, ability
to use computer programs proficiently, decision-making skills, work well under pressure/deadlines, ability to
handle paperwork in a correct and timely fashion.
Interests: I like to hike, camp, be outdoors, craft, plant, garden, organize, read,cook, play with my dog, watch my son play basketball, baseball, and football.
Education: Bachelor of Arts in Psychology; University of South Carolina - Spartanburg, SC
Masters of Education; Converse College
+30 hours in Education/Social Studies; Various Institutions
Spoken Languages: 英语 (Native)