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JORDAN RICHARDS
Jord.richards7@gmail.com | 515-689-4738 Current Address: 100 Wartburg Blvd Box# 1379 Waverly, IA 50677
OBJECTIVE

Permanent Address: 2506 Ellis Ave Iowa Falls, IA 50126

To obtain a secondary teaching position.

EDUCATION

WARTBURG COLLEGE, WAVERLY, IA: MAY 2014
BACHELOR OF ARTS DEGREE: SECONDARY EDUCATION AND MATHEMATICS CERTIFICATE IN LEADERSHIP

GPA: 3.5814
STUDENT TEACHING EXPERIENCE

MATHEMATICS, TRIPOLI HIGH SCHOOL/MIDDLE SCHOOL TRIPOLI, IA: WINTER 2014
   CREATED AND EXECUTED MY OWN LESSON PLANS. CARRIED OUT DIFFERENT CLASSROOM MANAGEMENT TECHNIQUES. IMPLEMENTED DISCOVERY LEARNING STRATEGIES.

MATHEMATICS,GEORGE WASHINGTON CARVER MIDDLE SCHOOL WATERLOO, IA: WINTER 2014
   IMPLEMENTED TECHNOLOGY INTO THE LEARNING ENVIRONMENT. COLLABORATED WITH TEACHERS AND STAFF ACROSS DISCIPLINES. UTILIZED MULTIPLE METHODS FOR ASSESSING STUDENTS LEARNING.

EDUCATIONAL FIELD EXPERIENCES

MATHEMATICS TRIPOLI HIGH SCHOOL/MIDDLE SCHOOL, TRIPOLI IA
FALL 2013: 15 HOURS

Developed skills and prepared myself for my student teaching experience. Gained background information on the students and procedures of the Tripoli School District. MATHEMATICS WATERLOO EAST HIGH SCHOOL, WATERLOO IA
WINTER 2012: 25 HOURS

Observed teaching within a diverse setting. Collaborated with my supporting teacher to create and perform differentiated lesson plans. MATHEMATICS WATERLOO EAST HIGH SCHOOL, WATERLOO IA
FALL 2012: 12 HOURS

Observed teaching within a diverse setting. Collaborated with my supporting teacher to create and lead different in-class activities. SPECIAL EDUCATION IOWA FALLS-ALDEN HIGH SCHOOL IOWA FALLS IA
WINTER 2012: 12 HOURS

Working one-on-one with students to help their reach individualized goals while gathering information about inclusion and the IEP process. MATHEMATICS WAVERLY-SHELL ROCK HIGH SCHOOL, WAVERLY IA
FALL 2011: 15 HOURS

Created lesson plans and demonstrated my ability to perform such lesson plans while observed and critiqued by my supporting teacher. MATHEMATICS CEDAR FALLS HIGH SCHOOL, CEDAR FALLS IA
FALL 2010: 25 HOURS

Experienced the teaching profession firsthand. Worked with individuals and collaborated with my supporting teacher over lesson plans and grading.

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SUPPORTIVE EMPLOYMENT EXPERIENCES

MEYER MUNICIPAL AQUATIC CENTER IOWA FALLS, IA
LIFEGUARD: SUMMERS 2007 - 2009

Became certified in American Red Cross lifeguarding and performed normal lifeguarding skills on a regular basis.
WATER SAFETY INSTRUCTOR: SUMMERS 2008 - 2012

Became certified in Water Safety Instruction by American Red Cross. Taught Swimming lessons to children ages 3-14.
POOL MANAGER/SUPERVISOR: SUMMERS 2011 - 2013

Managed the daily activities of the lifeguarding staff. In charge of the hiring process, managing, scheduling, and customer services.

WARTBURG COLLEGE SUPPLIMENTAL INSTRUCTOR WAVERLY, IA
SEPTEMBER 2012– APRIL 2013

I was a Supplemental Instructor for the Wartburg College Course MA: 250 Applied Calculus
SEPTEMBER – DECEMBER 2013

I was a Supplemental Instructor for the Wartburg College Course MA 251: Differential Calculus & MA 252: Integral Calculus. duties performed include:  Plan and prepare session lessons, while collaborating with the course professor  Perform sessions in which I worked with students to encourage active learning, reinforce course content, and teach study strategies

WARTBURG COLLEGE WORK STUDY WAVERLY, IA
SEPTEMBER 2012– APRIL 2013 SEPTEMBER – DECEMBER 2013

I was a tutor for the math department at both the Waverly-Shell Rock Middle School and Waverly-Shell Rock High School. duties performed include:  Work with students either one-on-one or in groups while focusing on mathematics topics.  Assisted teachers in classroom management.  Observed department meetings and contributed my ideas towards different topics.  Tutored multiple students while motivating students to achieve in mathematics. LEADERSHIPBIG BROTHERS, BIG SISTERS WAVERLY, IA
VOLUNTEER: OCTOBER 2011 – PRESENT

I volunteer through the community based program that is put on by the organization. This includes:  Build and maintain a healthy relationship with a child of the community  Visited and spent time with my ‘little’ once a week WARTBURG COLLEGE SERVICE TRIPS BILOXI, MS
PARTICIPANT: MARCH 2013

Worked with different organizations in Biloxi creating an artificial reef, plating trees, and shore restoration.

COLLEGEDEANS LIST HONORSKAPPA MU EPSILON KAPPA DELTA PI

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REFERENCESJEREMY LANGNER, MR.
WAVERLY-SHELL ROCK HIGH SCHOOL ASSOCIATE PRINCIPAL

Phone: (319) 352-0899 Email: Jeremy.Langner@wsr.k12.ia.us BETH MUGANE, MRS.
TRIPOLI HIGH SCHOOL MATHEMATICS TEACHER

EMAIL: MUGANE@TRIPOLI.K12.IA.U