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Sarah Swartz 
Secondary English Teacher 

Fairbanks, AK 99701 ​|​ (602) 819-5782 ​|​ ​ 

Online Portfolio​: ​  
Professional Website​: ​  

Outgoing   Classroom management  Advanced in classroom 
Energetic   Teamwork  technology 

Adaptable  Organization  Creative student 

Decision Making  Self motivated 
Public Speaking 

Monroe Catholic High School, AK​ - English Teacher and Basketball Coach 
● 2 years of teaching English Language Arts to 7th and 8th grade students with an average of 20 
students per class. 
● Created and documented the entire middle school English curriculum in less than 2 years.  
● 1:1 school where every student and teacher had an iPad. 
● 1 season experience as girls head basketball coach, 3 seasons experience as assistant coach. 1 
season of assistant coaching boys/girls soccer. 
● Started a Life Skills elective that gained 100% student approval and positive feedback. 
● Connected with students and parents 1:1 at least 4 times a year.. 

Perry High School, AZ​ - Student Teacher 

JANUARY 2017 - MAY 2017 
● Taught 5 classes of 9th and 12th grade students with 30 students per class. 
● Earned high marks for the quality of classroom management, lesson plans and instructional 
materials used in teaching English language arts.  
● Taught students as well as individuals with learning challenges and special needs within a 
mainstreamed, inclusive classroom.  

Sun Valley, China​ - English Camp Teacher 

JUNE 2014 - AUGUST 2014 

● I taught English to 20, 8-10 year olds for 2 months with little to no formal training as community 
service. We worked for about 4 hours everyday and were responsible for demonstrating our 
skills with a performance for all administration and parents.  
● Our level was awarded “most improved” at the end of the camp. 

Arizona State University, AZ ​- Bachelor of Arts in Secondary Education 
AUGUST 2013 - MAY 2017 

Queen Creek High School, AZ ​- General Studies 

AUGUST 2009 - MAY 2013 
National Honors Society, 4 years varsity basketball player, awarded Girls Basketball All American. 
Graduated Principal’s list.  

● Arizona Teaching Certificate 
● Apple Teacher Certified 
● JVLA Objectives and Assessments Certified 

Patrick​ ​Riggs​ - Current Supervisor, Principal 
Phone: (907) 202-9310 
Email: ​  

Frank​ ​Ostanik​ - Current Athletics Director 

Phone: (907) 202-9310 
Email: ​  

Lindsey​ ​Bryner​ - Former Mentor Teacher 

Phone: (480) 224-2800 
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If you haven’t already, feel free to check out my online portfolio @ ​​ or 
my professional website @ ​​!  
Thank you so much for your time, I look forward to hearing from you soon!