I am an experienced French teacher with a professional clear single subject teaching credential to teach French in California. I live in Murrieta, California. I have studied in Belgium, and have earned my Bachelor's degree in Education from a French speaking University: The Catholic University of Louvain/ Belgium. I have earned my California Single Subject Credential by completing further studies at California State University of Fullerton/California. In general, I use a variety of different fun and accessible techniques in my class: Dialogue translation, Vocabulary Study of Simple texts and Stories, Repeated Reading, Word Clouds, songs, Puzzles, Sequencing, Audio-Visual Conversations, Interactive exercises, multiple choice quizzes,etc.
I have more than 5 years of experience teaching French in various high schools, and more than 10 years of experience in elementary and middle school. For three years, I have also taught French in two online high schools ( Virtual Academy).
I will consider a lower rate for online students.
Passionate, dedicated teaching of French language.
Professional Clear Single Subject Teaching Credential to Teach French.
SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS
· Ten years of experience teaching regular and special education, grades K-12 in public schools
· Bachelor’s degree in Education and Psychology from a French Speaking University.
· Success Oriented, Caring, and Professional Personality, promoting strength and growth in high school students.
· Excellent Knowledge and Complete Fluency in French and English languages.
· Ten years of work experience with various non-teaching settings.
*2015 to 2017: Teaching French to grades 9-12 at SouthWest High School
(Sweetwater Union High School District) in San Diego
* 2014 to 2015: Working as online French Teacher for CAVA (California Virtual Academy)
*8/01/2012 to 09/05/2013: Working as an online French teacher for Capistrano Connections Academy: 26800 Aliso Viejo Parkway, Suite 120, Aliso Viejo , Ca 92656.
*8/1/1998 to present: working as a teacher or a substitute teacher for Saddleback Valley Unified School District, New Horizon Elementary School, Knowledge Learning Corporation, Temecula valley unified School District, Hemet Unified School District, Alvord Unified School District, and Nuview Unified School District.
Developed and implemented daily and unit lesson plans for grades K-12, administered tests and evaluations, and analyzed student performance.
Accessed and activated students’ prior knowledge through use of graphic organizers that allowed students to preview a story beforehand, predict outcomes, and orally present their findings in a coherent, detailed manner.
Conducted group/individual activities.
Fostered a classroom environment conducive to learning and promoting excellent student/teacher interaction.
Developed excellent rapport with students
Maintained excellent classroom management skills and an ability to keep students on task.
Used behavior modification techniques as a motivator for improving conduct and encouraging participation.
Integrated multiple teaching styles to intensify the range of learning.
Taught guided reading lessons to model questioning, clarification, and problem solving techniques.
Taught various regular education classes with 32 multicultural students.
Utilized multiple teaching methods that included visual, tactical, and auditory materials to reinforce or simplify complex concepts.
Expanded the range of learning through whole class, individual, and small group instruction, cooperative education, reading, art, and multi-sensory learning centers.
Led integrated writing units that allowed students to bridge the gap between real world issues and course material through library and Internet research, interviews, and creative writing exercises.
Integrated technology into the learning process with computer lab assignments using self-paced programs which develop students’ cognitive abilities and basic computer/keyboarding skills.
*7/20/1994 to 8/1/1998: Worked as the administrator and the care provider of Jasmine Child Development Center, Lake Forest, California.
*8/1/1993 to 7/20/1994: Taught Job skills and Social skills to developmentally disabled individuals as a community trainer; West View vocational services. Garden Grove, California.
*5/1/1990 to 7/15/1993: Worked as the manager of a residential care setting; Azar Residential Care, Mission Viejo, California.
*10/1/1986 to 3/1/1990: Worked as a Living Skills Instructor; Implemented behavior modification plans to developmentally disabled individuals using active treatment planning and token economy; Good Shepherd Lutheran Home. Mission Viejo, California.
*Bachelor's degree in Psychology and Educational Sciences from Catholic University of Louvain/ Belgium.
*Professional Clear Single Subject Teaching Credential to teach French and Social Sciences.
*Excellent oral and written skills in English and French.
Windows / Macintosh; MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint; various educational software.
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