5240 Meredith Drive, Des Moines, IA 50310 Cell: 515-371-2497  Email: harned.jennifer@gmail.

com

Jennifer Harned

ELEMENTARY SCHOOL TEACHER
Dedicated, resourceful, and goal-driven professional educator with a steadfast commitment to the social and academic growth and development of every student. An accommodating and versatile individual with the ability to develop inspiring, hands-on lessons that will capture a child’s imagination and foster success. Aptitude to remain flexible, ensuring that every child’s learning styles and abilities are addressed. Superior interpersonal and communication skills to cultivate meaningful relationships with students, staff and parents.

Areas of Teaching Proficiency Include:
       Classroom Management Creative Lesson Planning Assessment Tools Writing Workshops Student Motivation Parent/Teacher communication Individual and differentiated instruction        Tutoring Creative Problem Solving Cultural Sensitivity Learning Targets Technology Integration Multidisciplinary Lesson Plans CAFE and Daily 5 Literacy

EDUCATION
Masters of Science in Teaching – Elementary Education Endorsement in Reading K-8 Drake University, Des Moines, IA Bachelor of Arts – Psychology Grand View University, Des Moines, IA 2012

2007

STUDENT TEACHING EXPERIENCE
Fairmeadows Elementary School – 6th Grade October 2012 – November 2012 West Des Moines Community School District, West Des Moines, IA  Designed and taught lessons in math, reading and science  Assisted in parent teacher conferences and preparation  Collaborated instruction with special education teacher daily  Adapted lessons for students with learning disabilities and advanced students  Created daily lesson plans for Science and Mathematics using reality-based discussion and hands on activities

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Eason Elementary School – 1st Grade August 2012 – October 2012 Waukee Community School District, Waukee, IA  Communicated with meaningful feedback to classroom teachers  Planned and implemented lessons in a stimulating and productive manner  Facilitated all styles of learning and promoted active participation  Maintained a focused and constructive learning environment  Adapted lessons and schedules to accommodate immediate needs  Assisted in benchmarking and beginning of the year assessments

PRACTICUM EXPERIENCE
Maple Grove Elementary – 3rd Grade Spring 2012 Waukee Community School District, Waukee, IA  Planned and implemented small group literacy activities  Worked with small groups of students for science instruction and activities  Worked with small groups of students for math instruction Lawson Elementary – 1st Grade Johnston Community School District, Johnston, IA  Planned and implemented lessons for whole group and small groups  Taught program for Junior Achievement – “Our Families”  Maintained a focused and constructive learning environment Jordan Creek Elementary – 4th Grade West Des Moines Community School District, West Des Moines, IA  Planned and implemented small group literacy activities  Supervised and assisted in literacy centers  Planned and implemented a whole group math lesson Waukee Middle School – 6th Grade Waukee Community School District, West Des Moines, IA  Worked with small groups of students for reading instruction  Assessed student performance and accomplishments  Guided individual students through lesson and following activities Horizon Elementary – Kindergarten Johnston Community School District, Johnston IA  Worked with individual students on alphabet and word recognition  Supervised classroom during literacy centers  Worked with small groups of students for reading instruction Spring 2012

Fall 2011

Spring 2011

Spring 2011

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ADDITIONAL EXPERIENCE
7th Grade Cheerleading and 8th Grade Dance Coach July 2011 - Present Johnston Community School District, Johnston, IA  Choreograph routines and dances for various performances  Communicate with families about progress and specific requirements for performances  Lead and direct students to encourage good sportsmanship by example and leadership Private Summer Nanny – Carnahan Family Johnston Community School District, Johnston IA  Nanny for two school-aged children  Tutored both children in math and reading  Planned daily activities for children June 2011 – August 2011

Program Director June 2009 – August 2011 Just For Kix Dance Program, Johnston, IA and Waukee, IA  Learned choreography routines and dances for various performances  Communicated with families about progress and specific requirements for performances  Taught dance classes for 130 children ages 3-15  Created a structured environment for each class Service Manager/Server January 2004 – June 2010 Legends American Grill, Johnston, IA  Responsible for all scheduling for servers and hosts  Supervised and communicated with all servers, hosts, and customers  Developed vendor relationships  Monitored food quality and staffing requirements to ensure a positive dining experience for each guest

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