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WENDY YOUNG

1885 East Bayshore Road #82, East Palo Alto, CA 94303 · (650)518-4014
wyoung8756@gmail.com

I am looking for a teaching position that uses my strong passion for student development that will
enable me to make a significant difference at your school. I am a qualified teacher with years of varied
experience. I am creative and resourceful with the proven ability to enhance students’ performance.

TEACHING EXPERIENCE
2013 – PRESENT
MIDDLE SCHOOL SOCIAL STUDIES TEACHER, NOBEL LEARNING COMMUNITIES,
MILPITAS, CA
 I was a history/geoscience teacher for fifth grade from 2013-2015.
 I taught American history teacher for fifth and sixth grade from 2015-present.
 I started a “Mindfulness Club”
 I am a Homeroom/Advisory teacher for fifth through eighth grade from 2014- present.

JAN 2012 – JUNE 2012


LONG TERM SUBSTITUTE TEACHER FOR THIRD GRADE, STRATFORD SCHOOL,
FREMONT, CA
3rd grade multisubject classroom teacher

2010 – 2011
PRESCHOOL TEACHER, KID’S KORNER CHRISTIAN SCHOOL, MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA
 I was a classroom teacher for 3-year-olds
 I designed and implemented curricula
 I worked in a cooperative teaching team

2009 – 2010
CURRICULUM SPECIALIST, BODHI LEARNING, PUNE, INDIA
 I designed and implemented a phonics program for Indian schools, preschool-2nd
standard.
 I designed an English Language program for rural and tribal villages in India
 I set up and participated in teacher workshops/ forums focusing on differentiated
instruction in Indian schools
 I helped integrate interactive discovery learning into curricula for small, private Indian
schools
2009 – 2010
TRAINER, JWN GROUP, MUMBAI, INDIA
 I adapted and designed TOEFL/IELTS test preparation curricula.
 I hired and trained instructors for our program.

2008
STUDENT TEACHER, WALTER HAYS ELEMENTARY, PALO ALTO, CA
 I was a student teacher for fourth grade from 9/2/2008- 10/17/2008 and for
Kindergarten from 10/20/2008- 12/19/2008.

2000 –2005
PRESCHOOL TEACHER, THE TOT SPOT, MENLO PARK, CA
 I was a Master Teacher during my time here.
 I designed and implemented the art curriculum and taught “circle time” and art
 I developed and implemented physical activities and games
 I also developed a curriculum based on monthly themes to include:
- Pre-reading
- Number sense and recognition
- Shapes and colors
- Dramatic play
- Science
- Music and dance
- Nutrition
- Social skills and citizenship

EDUCATION
DECEMBER 2008
M.A. ED, ELEMENTARY EDUCATION UNIVERSITY OF PHOENIX, SAN JOSE, CA
4.0 GPA

JANUARY 2009
CLEAR MULTIPLE SUBJECT CALIFORNIA STATE CREDENTIAL/CLAD

JUNE 2003
B.A., ENGLISH, CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY, HAYWARD, CA
4.0 GPA, CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERITY, HAYWARD DEAN’S LIST 2003, NATIONAL DEAN’S LIST
2004

DECEMBER 2001
A.A., LIBERAL ARTS, FOOTHILL COLLEGE, LOS ALTOS HILLS, CA
FOOTHILL PASS THE TORCH PROGRAM 2000, OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT AWARD IN ENGLISH
2001

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SKILLS
 Engaging personality and teaching style  Strong knowledge of subject matter
 Good classroom management skills  Good communication with parents
 Differentiation and growth mindset  Passion for students and teaching
 Knowledge of curriculum and standards  High expectation with scaffolding to help
 Apple Teacher Certified students achieve their goals

ACTIVITIES
I incorporate daily mindfulness into my teaching and developed a mindfulness club at Merryhill School. I
help to develop a growth mindset in my students. I accompany the 6th grade to science camp and the 7th
and 8th grade on their east coast trip. I take part in community service projects and volunteer for Habitat
for Humanities. I am a devoted mother of two human children and four fur babies. I enjoy reading,
nature, hiking, animals, and I LOVE American History. I am passionate in everything I do and have a lot
to offer you.

Work History
2013 – PRESENT
Middle School Teacher, NOBEL LEARNING COMMUNITIES: MERRYHILL SCHOOL, MILPITAS, CA
JAN 2012 – JUNE 2012
Long Term Substitute Teacher for Third Grade, STRATFORD SCHOOL, FREMONT, CA
2010 – 2011
Classroom Teacher for Three-year-olds, KIDS KORNER, MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA
2009 – 2010
Partner, JWN GROUP, MUMBAI, INDIA
2009 – 2010
Partner, Curriculum Specialist, BODHI ENERGY LEARNING, PUNE, INDIA
2008
Kindergarten and Fourth Grade Student-Teacher, WALTER HAYS ELEMENTARY, PALO ALTO, CA
2001 – 2008
Master Teacher and Program Developer, THE TOT SPOT, MENLO PARK, CA
1999 – 2009
Office Administration and Facilities Management, DON HILLEBRANDT ASSOCIATES, OAKLAND, CA
1996 – 1999
Office Manager, WEST VALLEY FLYING CLUB, PALO ALTO, CA
1990 – 1996
Executive Assistant, CHARITY’S DAUGHTER, INC., REDWOOD CITY, CA
*ARTISTRY IN DRIED FLOWERS—WHOLESALE GIFT MANUFACTURER
*FOR BABIES & TODDLERS—CHILDREN’S CLOTHING, GIFTS & ACCESSORIES
*A VICTORIAN CHRISTMAS—TEMPORARY HOLIDAY RETAIL STORE
*CORPORATE SERVICES—RETAIL PRODUCT & PROMOTIONS FOR LARGE CORPORATE GIFT STORES
*UNIQUE FLORAL DESIGN—FRESH FLOWERS SERVICES

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