3326 Creek Shadows Drive, Houston, TX 77339
832-445-8180 (cell), firstname.lastname@example.org
To obtain a full-time position that utilizes my writing and editing skills
Houston Chronicle Sports Copy Editor
1999 to July 2010
• Collaborate with writers, editors and artists to produce newspaper under daily deadline pressure and update web news. Career responsibilities included producing special sections on the Super Bowl, Astros in the World Series and the Olympics. Daily duties involved page design, writing headlines, editing stories and verifying facts. Strengths include working well with others and quick and effective problem-solving.
Previous journalism positions: The (McAllen) Monitor Deputy Sports Editor and Copy Editor, 1994 to 1999. Sherman Democrat, Night Editor and Sports Writer, 1992 to 1994. Del Rio News-Herald, Sports Editor and Reporter, 1991 to 1992.
2010-11: 6th Grade Social Studies Special Education Co-Teacher
Woodcreek Middle School (part-time)
• Modify tests in accordance with students’ Individual Education Plans and grade special education students’ work. Provide academic support and manage behavior in class. Regularly communicate with parents on students’ progress.
Lone Star College
2010-11: Adult ESL Instructor
• Teach approximately 30 adults for nine hours per week to speak and write in English. Differentiate instruction based upon students’ prior knowledge and academic progress. Maintain accurate records in compliance with funding standards.of Arts
Major: Journalism; Minors: History and English
TCU, Fort Worth, Texas, Bachelor Teaching Certifications
Journalism 8-12, Reading/English Language Arts 4-8,
Social Studies 4-8, English 8-12,
Special Education EC-12, History 8-12
Adobe InDesign, Microsoft Word, PowerPoint
Adopted daughter from China in 2003