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JENNIFER HENINGER

Box 1021, Magrath, AB, T0K1J0 · 403-915-2771


Jennifer.heninger12@gmail.com · @jenhening17 · https://jenheninger.weebly.com

Dedicated teacher with desires to increase literacy and provide a safe and healthy
learning environment for all students. Eager facilitator who develops instructional
time with a student-focused lens that includes differentiation, interest-based
lessons, assessment accuracy, and growth-mindset. Abilities include relationship-
building with students and co-workers, skills in collaboration and communication
with parents, students, and staff members.

EDUCATION
DECEMBER 2018
BACHELOR OF ARTS: UNIVERSITY OF LETHBRIDGE

DECEMBER 2018
BACHELOR OF EDUCATION: MAJOR IN ENGLISH LANGUAGE ARTS, MINORS IN
SOCIAL STUDIES AND MUSIC: UNIVERISTY OF LETHBRIDGE

PRACTICUM EXPERIENCE
SEPT. 2018 - DEC. 2018
INTERN TEACHER, CARDSTON HIGH SCHOOL, WESTWIND SCHOOL DIV. #74
Instructed Grades 9 and 11 (20-2) English Language Arts classes part-time. Designed unit plans
tailored specifically to needs of students. Collaborated in professional development with mentor
teacher to create Learning Packets based upon texts studied. Established a Creative Writing club
for students that can continue to flourish after practicum end.

MAR. 2018 – DEC. 2017


STUDENT TEACHER, RAYMOND JR. HIGH SCHOOL, WESTWIND SCHOOL DIV. #74
Taught Grades 7 and 8 (English Language Arts, Drama, and Health) one-third time working up to
full-time. Facilitated student learning through literary-response portfolios, including one-word and
image prompts, poetry, and sentence-stretching. Directed performance activities including rhythm
and readers theatre. Introduced and guided mindfulness and relaxation strategies to aid with
student stress.
OCT. 2017 - MAY 2018
STUDENT TEACHER, OUR LADY OF THE ASSUMPTION ELEMENTARY SCHOOL,
LETHBRIDGE SCHOOL DISTRICT 51
Assisted in a Grade 3/4 split class part-time with a focus on Science and Language Arts. Contributed
to student learning and success through effective lesson-planning and a variety of Kagan-based
co-operative learning strategies. Supported safe and caring learning in a classroom environment
through focused relationship-building and one-on-one guidance. Conscientiously guided morning
sharing routines to foster cohesiveness and community among students.

PREVIOUS WORK EXPERIENCE


SEPT. 2012 – JUNE 2016
EDUCATIONAL ASSISTANT, NEW ELM HUTTERITE COLONY SCHOOL, WESTWIND
SCHOOL DIVISION #74
Supported an ELL environment with Grades K-8, focusing on K-3. Independently enabled
meaningful learning in all subjects through projects, exploring, group work, and a comprehensive
literacy program. Collaborated with teacher to accommodate special needs, differentiate for
multi-grade learning, and adjust to cultural/religious sensitivities.

SKILLS

 Technology Integration  Pure Assessment-Focus


 Curriculum Design & Development  Scaffolding & Differentiation
 Safe & Positive Classroom Management  Collaboration with Parents and Team

TECHNOLOGY INCORPORATION
Adobe, Apple, GoogleSites, Internet, Macintosh OS, Microsoft Applications, SMART boards,
Videoscribe, Whiteboards, Windows OS