Jaiden
Smitham
(667) 132-4642 x8184
Velma.Lind@yahoo.com
257 Yost Viaduct
Mountainview Elementary School
Elementary School Teacher
  • Provided high-quality instructional teaching to classes of 25-30 students aged 4-6
  • Developed curriculum from the ground-up while complying with guidance from State Ministry
  • Prepared special after school programs for students needing additional help in ESL
  • Enhanced reading levels by effectively modifying lessons to accommodate all competencies
  • Used positive reinforcement to crystallize ideal behaviors and mediate conflict calm
Jane Justin School
Special Needs Educator
  • Led one-on-one remedial sessions for children with special needs and/or learning disabilities
  • Emphasized social learning by promoting values such as collaboration and teamwork
  • Adapted teaching materials and styles to the needs of individual students to accelerate growth
  • Achieved an average of 15% improvement in student test scores over the course of a year
  • Formulated activities to meet each student's individual needs and abilities
Professional Skills
  • Individualized Education Plans
  • Creative Lesson Planning
  • Curriculum Development
  • Student Motivation
  • Parent-Teacher Relations
  • Parent-Teacher Relations
  • Assessment Tools
  • Special Needs Education
  • Writing Practice
Education
Bachelor of Arts, History
Graduated University of Texas at Austin

State of Texas Teaching License