Hi, I am a registered and certified teacher with over twenty years' experience. I am an adaptable and resourceful teacher who is success-driven and goal oriented. I am ITC literate and I have worked in the following capacities with major success and efficiency: ESL teacher, remedial reading teacher, SEN teacher, class teacher for grades 1-6 and teacher librarian (HOD). I am proficient in developing and implementing student/subject specific curricula, Individual Educational Plans(I.E), daily/weekly lesson plans and activities. In addition, I have expertise in developing and implementing standardized tests, and I am efficient in the analyzing and documentation of data. I have successfully launched, directed, and managed remedial reading programs for both children and adults. In addition to reading sessions, I have organized evening classes in all subjects at the primary level. -:DETAILED PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:- REMEDIATION and SPECIAL EDUCATION NEEDS: • Over 20 years of experience teaching special needs students. • Experienced in use of the internet and multimedia technology as a means of enhancing the learning experience. • Developed and implemented student- specific programs for remediation and SEN. • Developed and implemented summer programs for remedial readers (aged 6-12 years old) • Organized adult literacy classes as a part of community outreach programs • Hosted summer classes to prepare non- readers for the grade one program (5-year- olds). • Hosted workshops aimed at guiding teachers in teaching reading. TEACHER LIBRARIAN: • Over 15 years of experience as teacher librarian at both the primary and secondary school levels. • Head of library department • Developed and implemented library skills curriculums suited for grades one to ten. • Research educational resources and assist with information retrieval as required by class teachers and students. • Performed clerical duties such as classification of stock using the Dewey Decimal System, cataloging and stock updating • responsible for maintenance and repair • responsible for charging and retrieval of books to staff and students • Responsible for upkeep and ambiance of library CLASSROOM TEACHER: • Twenty years of experience as a classroom teacher of grades one through to six • Prepared and implemented student specific Action Plans and lesson plans from various curricula such as,The Abeka Program,Haughton and Mifflin, Silver Burdett and Guinn, Zanner-Bloser Connections, Cambridge National Primary Curriculum, Scholastic and the Jamaica Curricula for Primary Schools •Implemented technological approaches to subject material • Experienced in creating attractive subject/interest based learning centers and activities. Other Duties/Experiences: • Substitute classroom teacher of grades one through to six • Class teacher for special education students (gifted and challenged) in groups of 25 or less • Invigilate and mark school-base exam papers during term exams and mock exams • Assist in marking Grade 3 Communication Task papers for the national exam • Assist with training students for Spelling Bee • Tutor for non-English speakers SEN and gifted students using varied programs eg. Calvert international home-school curriculum, Abeka home-schooling program, Brillkids, Glen Doman programs, Jolly Phonics, "Starfall Home School" curriculum and others It will be my pleasure to serve in any of the above capacities in any country around the world. I am also willing to learn new skills and languages to accommodate your needs. I know basic Spanish and is able to teach the starter course with the help of books, videos and CDs but is not a fluent speaker. If you are interested let's talk soon.