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Jamie K.

Special Needs Teacher

San Clemente, CA (92672)

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20 miles
Hourly fee
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Special Education Teacher with a lot of patience!

I have experience working with students from first grade to college level in almost every subject. I currently work at a high school in Long Beach. I have excellent listening skills. I work as an RSP teacher for 9th and 10th grade students with mild to moderate disabilities. On a daily basis we work on Algebra, English, History, Science, art projects, reports, essays, test-taking and writing strategies, daily planners, School Loop, how to ask for help or how to talk to your teachers etc. The list is endless. My students need a teacher who is patient and understanding.

My educational background includes a M.S. Degree in Special Education, Multiple Subject Credential to teach K-8th, Special Education Credential and a B.S. in Journalism Studies.

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Jamie’s subjects

English:
English, Grammar, Reading, Vocabulary, Writing
History:
American History, World History
Elementary Education:
Elementary (K-6th), Elementary Science, Grammar, Phonics, Reading, Study Skills, Vocabulary
Homeschool:
Elementary (K-6th), English, Reading, Study Skills, Writing
Corporate Training:
Grammar

ADD/ADHD

I am a Special Education Teacher and I work with students on a daily basis who are diagnosed with ADD or ADHD. I communicate with general education teacher and parents of these students to help design a curriculum that will best fit their needs.

Dyslexia

I am a Special Education Teacher.

I work with students at my current job who are diagnosed with dyslexia. Some of my students have auditory or visual learning disabilities. Regardless, these students to help with reading comprehension and reading skills. I have experience helping students overcome their reading difficulties. I encourage all students to read. I want students to enjoy reading.

Elementary (K-6th)

I have 3 years of Elementary School Teaching Experience as a College aide, substitute teacher, ELL teacher for 2nd graders, and student teaching with Grades K-6.

Teaching elementary children involves a special level or energy, patience and listening skills. I love creating projects involving spelling words, history information, Venn Diagrams, pictures, art work, important world/moral/manner concepts, math concepts and science.

Teaching high school has made me realize what is missing at the elementary school level in terms of the students understanding why math and other subjects are so important to their world. We as teachers can incorporate any subjects together to create a fun lesson where students are enjoying the learning experience.

Phonics

In regards to teaching phonics. I passed the RICA, a reading test for teachers and I teach phonics on a daily basis in my special education classes. My students need to understand the connections between sounds and written vocabulary.

Special Needs

I am a Special Education Teacher with an M.S. in Special Education, as well as a Credential in Special Education.

I have the experience of 1 year as teacher SDC (special day classes), 5 years teaching RSP students.
The disabilities of students range from Autism, ADHD, specific learning disabilities, other health impairments.

I have a lot of experience working with students with special needs that dates back to my days growing up. My little sister was diagnosed with a speech impairment while my little brother was diagnosed with ADHD. While my experiences and my mentors have shaped and encouraged me throughout the years, I do realize that no case is exactly the same.

Study Skills

I am a Resource Specialist Teacher (RSP).

I currently teach a class for 9th and 10th graders called Strategies for Success. Part of the curriculum includes teaching test-taking strategies for them to use in their general education classes and for the CAHSEE (California High School Exit Exam).

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Education

Syracuse University, Utica College (Journalism Studies)

California Sate University, Fullerton (Master's)

California State University, Fullerton (Other)

Very professional — Jaime was quick to make a connection with my son. She was very patient and able to motivate him which is not an easy feat. ...

— Elizabeth from San Clemente, CA on 7/13/13

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $40.00

Cancellation: 24 hours notice required

Travel policy

Jamie will travel within 20 miles of San Clemente, CA 92672.

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