JAMES A. DEMER 1608 Briarcliff Road #5 Atlanta GA 30306 E-mail: email@example.com Phone: 404.875.8198 OBJECTIVE: To apply my skills as an educator with my academic passion for language and literature in a learning and teaching environment that ensures and rewards the achievement, creativity and growth of all students. EDUCATION Master of Arts in Teaching Secondary Bachelor of Arts, English (2004) English Georgia State University, Atlanta Agnes Scott College, Decatur, Georgia Creative Writing/Poetry concentration GPA: 3.8 / 4.0 GPA: 3.17 / 4.0 4.0 / 4.0 GPA in all graduate-level 4.0 / 4.0 GPA in all upper-division English courses English courses Certification/Completion: July 2005 AWARD OF EXCELLENCE PRAXIS II TEST: CONTENT KNOWLEDGE JANUARY 2005 Score on Praxis II Test ranked within Top 15% of all test takers. FINALIST IN POETRY AGNES SCOTT COLLEGE WRITERS’ FESTIVAL SPRING 2005 Chosen as a finalist among other graduate and undergraduate students throughout Georgia. Will workshop with distinguished guest and contest judge Edward Albee in April, 2005. MAT CLASS REPRESENTATIVE AGNES SCOTT COLLEGE, DECATUR, GA. 2004-2005 Voted by MAT class to act as liaison between students and faculty. WORK EXPERIENCE STUDENT TEACHER CHAMBLEE HIGH SCHOOL, CHAMBLEE, GA. FEBRUARY-APRIL 2005 Currently lead-teaching two 10th grade World Literature/Composition classes and two 9th grade Gifted Composition/Literature classes, as well as assisting with one 9th grade Inclusion English class. Duties include all aspects of teaching: Lesson plans and objectives; classroom management and discipline; parent/teacher conferences; extracurricular activities. STUDENT OBSERVER CHAMBLEE HIGH SCHOOL, ATLANTA, GA. FALL 2004 Assigned to an English teacher of world literature, grammar, and composition to assist and observe in the classroom. Led class discussions; taught grammar and composition lessons; assisted students in small group sessions with reading comprehension and critical thinking. SUBSTITUTE TEACHER THE PAIDEIA SCHOOL, ATLANTA, GA. FALL 2003 - PRESENT Substitute teacher in junior high and high school classes in English and other subjects at intellectually-demanding independent school. EXECUTIVE CHEF AVALON CATERING, ATLANTA, GA. 2002-2004 Managed all aspects of kitchen: food production and safety; ordering; hiring and scheduling; cost control. Additional work experience, salary information, and references available upon request.
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