Miriam Johnson

Freelance German Translator & Admin Support Freelancer

Location:Ballwin, Missouri, United States
2 Skills
EDUCATION University of Missouri - St. Louis
Bachelor of Science in Education, Emphasis in German
• Degree : German K-12
• GPA: 3.90
Johann-Wolfgang Goethe University in Frankfurt/Germany (5 semesters - elementary education)
& STUDENT TEACHING Nipher Middle School, Kirkwood School District Aug. 2010-May 2011
• Taught German in grades 6-7
• Prepared engaging lessons with technology
• Diversified class instructions to accommodate each child's learning style
• Mentored students with learning difficulties
• Character Education


Preschool Teacher Assistant, Parkway School District Jan 2012-Nov2012
• Assist teacher in providing a safe and nurturing learning environment
• Keeping classroom materials organized and easily accessible
• Monitor students in the classroom and on the playground

German School Association of Greater St. Louis June 2011-Nov2012
• Teach German to children ages 5-6 in an immersion setting, including preparation of cultural lesson plans in which students engage in role plays, songs and rhymes

The Royal School for Daughters of Army Officers Sept. 1995- April 1996
• Taught German to British girls ages 14 to 19
• Prepared students for their external examinations by providing authentic material and lessons tailored to their proficiency levels
• Coordinate extracurricular activities
HISTORY Parkway School District , St. Louis, MO
• Dietary Aid October 2011-Jan2012
Performed routine duties involved in food preparation, serving and various paperwork

Trans States Airlines, St. Louis, MO
• Planning/Crew Scheduler October 2002- August 2008
Implemented and monitored crew assignments per FAA regulations
• Flight Attendant August 2000- October 2002

Radisson Hotel Airport, St. Louis, MO
• Front Office Supervisor/Manager August 1999- August 2000
o Promoted excellent customer relations in accordance with hotel procedures and policies
o Supervised ten guest service agents

• Accounts Receivable/Accounts Payable April 1997-August 1999
o Improved city ledger delinquency status by 30% and maintained it within the 30- day status throughout the fiscal year
SKILLS • Native German speaker
• Proficient in Microsoft Word, Power Point, Active Inspire and Macintosh
ACTIVITIES • Parent volunteer, Jury Elementary, Hazelwood School District
• Participated in Service Learning programs to nurture students’ interest in reading
• Assisted Girl Scout meetings, St. Sebastian
• Attended 30 hours of Professional Development workshops/events, UMSL
• Attended Webinars at SchoolsMovingUp
• Member, Student AATG
Skills (2) Rating
German Translation
Admin Support