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Lessons offered by Paula
  • Individual
The lessons will be held
Taught subjects
  • Academic English
  • Reading
  • Literature
  • Essay writing
  • Literacy
  • English literature
Levels
  • All Levels

English teacher with 12 years classroom experience and 19 years tutoring experience!

Methodology

My approach to working with students includes a personalized learning plan. Each student has different needs, and I work to reach them through connections and understanding. This way, each student can work at the proper level, allowing for the greatest success.

Background

I am an English teacher/tutor with a background in elementary, middle school, high school, and college teaching. I have worked with hundreds of students over the years, helping them to reach their fullest potential. I have been a teacher for 12 years and a tutor for 19 years.

Rates

Rate for online lessons : $25/h
Lessons offered by Paula
Individual
The lessons will be held
Taught subjects
  • Academic English
  • Reading
  • Literature
  • Essay writing
  • Literacy
  • English literature
Levels
  • All Levels

Paula's resume

Tutor (January 2003- Present)
Self Employed- Andover, NJ
o Develop and maintain strong relationships with students and parents
o Tutor students in standardized test preparation as well as English
skills in reading and writing
Middle School & High School English Teacher (July 2019-July 2020)
American Christian School- North Campus Wharton, NJ
o Developed and utilized captivating, differentiated, student-centered
lesson plans for diverse student body, encouraging social justice
o Mentored entire Junior and Senior classes through writing
successful college essays
o In addition to seventh, eleventh, and twelfth grade English, I also
created curriculum for and taught verbal ACT/SAT course
o Taught duel enrollment classes worth college credit
o Fostered strong relationships with families to allow learning to
transcend classroom boundaries
o Provided excellent classroom management
o Structured online content for engaging, synchronous learning during
Covid-19 closures
o Trained senior student tutor to establish tutoring and mentoring for
middle school students
o Participated as a member of our school’s Board of the National
Honor Society
o Left position due to Covid-19 concerns
Upper Elementary Teacher (August 2016- July2019)
American Christian School-South Campus Succasunna, NJ
o Taught engaging faith-based lessons to fourth and sixth grade
students
o Prepared students to enter and win ACSI’s regional writing contest
for two consecutive years
o Implemented and lead peer leadership program to provide younger
students with mentors and Spirit Days
Middle School & High School English Teacher (January 2016- August 2016)
Villa Walsh Academy Morristown, NJ
o Delivered dynamic lessons to academically strong student body including both honors and college preparatory sections
o Confidently and consistently provided students with structure and classroom management
o Directed LitMag Club and aided in student production of the yearly literary magazine, Innervisions
o Aided in preparation for and hosting of traditional eight grade graduation ceremony
o Received contract for following year but opted to take offer at a school closer to home
High School English Teacher-Leave Replacement (September 2013- January 2014)
Adjunct Instructor (August 2008-May 2014)
Centenary University, Hackettstown, NJ
o Taught Composition and Rhetoric, College English, and Tutor Training
o Developed lessons and syllabus
Project Coordinator (April 2012-June 2013)
Paul Kiesche Design, Chester, NJ
o Provided excellent customer service to broad base of clientele
o Utilized Microsoft Office Suite, Google Drive, and Quick Books
o Acted as face of the company to new and incoming clients
o Copywriting

Certifications
New Jersey Certificate of Eligibility 2013
New Jersey Provisional Teacher Certificate
2020
Education
Rutgers University
Alternate Route Program
45 Hour Literacy Course 2019
24 Hour Bridge Course 2019
Sussex County Community College
Alternate Route Program
24 Hour Course
Centenary University
MA English 2011
BA English 2008
Summa Cum Laude, Dean’s List, Sigma Tau
Delta Member and Scholarship Recipient, Alpha
Chi Member
Skills
Classroom Management, Lesson Planning,
Teamwork, and Organization
Technology
FACTS, PowerSchool, Google Classroom,
Google Drive, Microsoft Office Suite,
WordPress, Edpuzzle, YouTube, and Zoom

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