Devon Fitz

Freelance Creative Writer & Poem Writer

Location:San Francisco, California, United States
2 Skills
278 Parker St, San Francisco CA 94118 • 781.864.6343•
OBJECTIVE: To obtain a position utilizing improvisation and communication skills to create a rich, fun learning environment and cultivate a career as an educator.
SUMMARY: 5+ years working with children • Excellent organizational skills. • Ability to establish instant rapport with students. • Work well independently and in groups. • Excellent multi-tasking abilities. •? PC and Mac literate. • Four years of Break dancing and martial arts training
June 10’ Lead Outdoor Instructor
August 10’ Galileo Learning

Responsibilities included teaching groups of 12-20 ages 8-11 about team cohesion, problem solving, calisthenics and creativity through storytelling and various improvisation or creative games.

October 09’ After School Program instructor
June 09’, YMCA of San Francisco

Responsibilities include, homework help, activity planning/execution, parent interactions and feedback sessions.

July 09’ Camp facilitator and counselor
August 09’ The captivation of Eunice Williams and Clowning around Shakespeare summer camp. Deerfield, MA

Responsibilities included, using games to both engage and create a sense of inclusiveness for up to 18 campers ages 7-12. I also gave stage directions and facilitated transitions from activity to activity.

February 09’ Paraprofessional Substitute teacher
June 09’ Amherst regional public schools

Guided special needs children through school day; assisting with assignments and facilitating integration into the classroom.

February 08’ Mad Science Instructor
May 08’ Mad Science of Western New England, Northampton MA

I implemented innovative training material through the facilitation of hour-long science workshops for up to 25 children ages 4-12.

June 2001- Camp counselor
Aug 2003- Winchester Recreational Camp, Winchester MA
Superior- Rebecca Levine- 781-721-7125

Three consecutive summers as counselor for 4-6 years olds. Responsible for managing smooth transition of over 20 children through arts and crafts, sports and games, swimming lessons, and meal times. Ensured the safe departure of children at the end of each day to the appropriate parents or guardian.

BA History- University of Massachusetts Amherst
Skills (2) Rating
Creative Writing
Poem Writing