Katie Flynn

Freelance Travel Writer & Writer

2186
Location:Miami, Florida, United States
Website: http://spunkyginger.wordpress.com/
Profile:https://www.freelanced.com/katieflynn
1
Kudos
3.5
2 Skills
$20
Rate/Hr
EDUCATION

Masters of Education, Curriculum & Instruction Rosemont College ? Rosemont, PA May 2010

Makeup Artist Certification, Beauty & SFX Makeup Designory, New York City, NY December 2006

Bachelor of Arts, Mass Media Communication College of Charleston ? Charleston, SC May 2006

CERTIFICATIONS

Elementary Education K-6 Florida Valid 6/2011 – 6/2016
Middle School Mathematics 5-9 Florida Valid 6/2011 – 6/2016
Middle School English 5-9 Florida Valid 6/2011 – 6/2016
Elementary Education K-6 Pennsylvania Valid 6/2010 – 6/2015
Middle School Mathematics 5-9 Pennsylvania Valid 9/2010 – 9/2015
Middle School English 5-9 Pennsylvania Valid 9/2010 – 9/2015

RELATED EXPERIENCE
River Cities Community Charter School ?Miami, FL 6th – 8th Grade Math June 2011 - Current
6th – 8th Grade Intensive Reading
? Designed lesson and taught engaging lesson plans according to the Florida Sunshine State Standards
? Implemented classroom management skills to create an effective learning environment
? Worked closely with the middle school math team, and reading/language arts team to incorporate all core subjects and make sure it is a well balanced literacy classroom
? Handled day to day administrative tasks such as attendance, homework collections, and the distribution of parents information
? Designed handouts, graphic organizers and guided notes for students
? Worked one on one with students who needed extra help
? Created differentiated lessons to encompass the entire class’ learning spectrum; including guided notes, vocabulary note cards and the use of online resources both in the classroom and for at home use, and technology based lessons using web 2.0 tools such as Glogster, Journeys Intensive Reading Program and SOLO, IXL, FCAT Explorer, Reading Plus, internet scavenger hunts, Ning and online curriculum resources.
? Headed the Cheerleading Squad for the River Cities Warriors for the 2011-2012 Season and the upcoming 2012-2013 Season.
? Written and received two grants from Donor’s Choose, receiving 75 calculators for the math classrooms and 3 netbook computers to use for online resources.

People for People Charter School ?Philadelphia, Pa 7th Grade Mathematics Sept. 2010 – May 2011
? Designed lesson and taught engaging lesson plans according to the PA Standards
? Implemented classroom management skills to create an effective learning environment
? Worked closely with the middle school math team, math coordinator and the 7th grade teachers to incorporate all core subjects and make sure it is a well balanced literacy classroom
? Handled day to day administrative tasks such as attendance, homework collections, and the distribution of parents information
? Designed handouts, graphic organizers and guided notes for students
? Worked one on one with students who needed extra help
? Created differentiated lessons to encompass the entire class’ learning spectrum; including guided notes, vocabulary note cards and the use of online resources both in the classroom and for at home use, and technology based lessons using web 2.0 tools such as Glogster, Study Island, internet scavenger hunts, Ning and online curriculum resources.
? Co-headed to Yearbook committee for the 2010-2011 school year with a team of 8th grade students

Cuisine To Go ? Exton, PA Delivery Driver and Exec. Asst. Mar. 2010-June 2011
? Received orders from various restaurants and delivered to customers in a timely fashion
? Kept a positive rapport between clientele and restaurant owners
? Assisted with promotions of the company through various marketing techniques
? Coordinated weekly schedules and maintained contact with all employees

Haverford Middle School ?Haverford, PA Student Teacher (6th grade) Jan. 2010-May 2010
? Designed lesson and taught lesson plans according to the PA Standards
? Implemented classroom management skills to create an effective learning environment
? Worked closely with the 6th grade team to incorporate all core subjects and make sure it is a well balanced literacy classroom
? Handled day to day administrative tasks such as attendance, homework collections, and daily agenda
? Designed handouts and graphic organizers for students
? Worked one on one with students who needed extra help
? Created differentiated lessons to encompass the entire class’ learning spectrum

Main Line Grill ? Bryn Mawr, PA Manager June 2008-Sept. 2009
? Oversee day to day operations including cashier, deliveries, and prep time
? Responsible for ordering necessary supplies
? Interview, hire and train employees
? Responsible for the opening and closing of the business
? Maintain cleanliness of the entire restaurant
? Covered where needed, including cashier, delivery, cold prep, phones, packaging orders and serving eat-in customers
? In charge of organizing and maintaining all large catering orders
? Kept a positive rapport between the restaurant and vendors

Independent Consultant ? New York, NY Producer, Asst. Director, Makeup Artist June 2006-May 2008
? Managed various aspects of film productions in key position
? Engaged in daily communication and scheduling among directors, actors, and crew
? Followed up with community contacts, scouting locations and securing permits
? Coordinated daily catering for cast and crew
? Successfully managed project budgets, handling all projection costs such as crew and actor compensation, equipment rental packages and site rental
? Worked on over 25 short films, music videos and promotional pieces, including 5 feature films
? Dear Harvard was screened at the New York Television Festival 2007 and Dinner Table at the Montreal World Film Festival 2007 (Complete list upon request)

Dream Weavers Management ? New York, NY Executive Administrative Assistant Nov. 2006-Jan. 2008
? Responsible for scheduling auditions and casting calls for clients
? Responsible for scheduling and auditioning potential new clients for representation
? Booking clients for television, film, print and industrial work
? Public Relations Coordinator in charge of networking through industry websites, Myspace, Facebook, LinkedIn
? Designed and created promotional mailings and attended special events including actors showcases
? Interviewed, hired and trained college student interns on daily office operations
Hollywood Video ? Charleston, SC Sales Associate and Shift Leader Nov. 2004-May 2006
? Responsible for merchandising and day to day monies
? Responsible for store displays and cleanliness and appearance of the store on a daily basis
? Conducted district sales contests
? Engaged in exceptional customer service
? Often “Employee of the Month” as I understood the value of customer service and employee satisfaction
? Volunteered to work nights, weekends, and overnight inventory when applicable

Jamba Juice ? Evanston, IL Sales Associate and Shift Leader May 2003.-Aug. 2003
? Balanced excellent service to customers with staff motivation
? Responsible for inventory tracking
? Coordinated in-store promotional events as well as community events in downtown Chicago and the suburbs

St. Francis Xavier Parish ? Wilmette, IL Office Manager Nov. 1998-May 2002
? Performed administrative duties for all members in the office
? Worked all technology in the office including answering multiline phones, fax machines, lamination machines and photo copiers
? In charge of putting together documents, copying and organizing mass mailings
? Scheduling appointments for office members including new parishioner orientations

CAMPUS INVOLVEMENT

College of Charleston
? Member of Phi Mu Sorority 2003-2006
? Served as Phi Mu’s Open House Chairperson during Pan-Hellenic Fall Recruitment, 2005
? Served as the Campus Activities Liaison for Phi Mu 2004-2006
? Public Relations Chairperson for Phi Mu, 2005
? Member of CHAT (Club of Hospitality and Tourism) 2002-2004
? Participated in Maroon Mayhem, student athletics boosters
? Participated in Greek Week and other campus philanthropic fundraisers
? Served on the Philanthropic Committee for Phi Mu and organized the annual Oyster Roast Fundraiser, 2003-2006

HONORS & AWARDS

? Outstanding Achievement at the Graduate Level

ADDITIONAL SKILLS

? Detail oriented with strong organizational and communication skills
? Able to work independently when given guidelines
? Successfully Proficient with Word, Excel, Power Point, Access, Outlook, Desktop Publisher, Mac and Windows platforms as well as Blackberry and PDA usage
? Proficient in multimedia programs such as KidPix, Glogster, and Inspiration
? Knowledge of basic HTML coding
? Basic knowledge of Photoshop
? achieves project results while balancing budget and time constraints
? Meets people and changing situations with a positive attitude
? Reliable, trustworthy and punctual
? Basic knowledge of Smart Board operations
? Able to work in fast paced environments such as doctor offices and restaurants
Skills (2) Rating
Travel Writing
Writing