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Kiah B.
Indianapolis, IN
 
 
 
OBJECTIVE
To secure a position with a well established and trusted tutoring organization in
order to expand my knowledge, gain teaching experience, and grow
as an educator.
 
 

EDUCATION
 
Ball State University – May 2018
• Major: Deaf Education
 
Everett Community College – Graduated June 2014
• Associate’s in Arts and Sciences Degree – High Distinction
 
Marysville-Pilchuck High School – Graduated June 2014
• High School Diploma
 
SAT Scores (June 2012 & May 2013)
• Reading: 690
• Math: 570
• Writing: 690
 
ACT Scores (June 2013)
• Composite: 30
• English: 30
• Mathematics: 26
• Reading: 33
• Science: 32
• English/Writing: 28
 
 
 


EXPERIENCE

WyzAnt Tutoring
Indianapolis, IN area & Online
Tutor
September 2015 – Current

Subject Areas:
• American History
• American Sign Language (ASL)
• Elementary Math
• English
     • Grammar
     • Literature
     • Proofreading
     • Spelling
     • Vocabulary
     • Writing
• Marketing
• Microsoft
     • PowerPoint
     • Word
• Theatre

Responsibilities:
• Building a student client base
• Scheduling lessons to work with student needs
• Preparing lessons to fit student goals
• One-on-one teaching
• Communicating content and expectations with students
• Taking subject area assessments to maintain tutoring qualifications
• Competency and use of online tutoring whiteboard application
• Prompt response to student requests and inquiries
• Providing students with feedback and suggestions to improve their skills
• Assessing student skills and performance level
• Assesing student progress
• Assigning “homework” tasks to be completed by student to improve performance



Indiana School for the Deaf
Indianapolis, IN
Student Teacher (7th grade English)
August 18, 2015 – Present
Responsibilities:
• Lead students in daily language editing
• Assist students with essay planning, drafting, editing, and revision
• Communicate with students in their native language, American Sign Language
• Translate and define words students are unfamiliar with
• Assist students with spelling, grammar, punctuation, etc.
• Help students understand and form simple and complex sentences and paragraphs
• Teach students the basic structure of an essay
• Provide feedback and suggestions on student essays
• Create examples of student projects
• Create bulletin boards
• Provide assistance to classroom teacher as needed
• Monitor students in lunchroom
• Work one-on-one with students



Target
Fishers, IN
Cashier / Guest Services
August 18, 2015 – Present
Responsibilities:
• Educating guests about REDcard, Cartwheel, Target mobile app, and current promotions
• Engaging the guests in conversation
• Providing assistance when needed
• Operating Target’s point-of-sale (POS) system
• Troubleshooting problems with POS system in a timely manner
• Taking money from customers and process all card payments
• Identifying and preventing coupon fraud
• Loss prevention
• Contributing to a fast, fun, and friendly company culture
• “Vibing” with guests to provide them with exceptional customer service
• Interpreting for Deaf guests and coworkers
• “Going the extra inch” to provide guests with a unique, guest-centric experience
• Making guests feel appreciated
• Closing the store
• Communicating effectively with coworkers
• Zoning front end to make the area clean and attractive
• Repositioning candy and gum to make them more marketable to guest
• Upselling two and three year protection plans to guests purchasing electronics
• Bagging guests’ items to their preference
• Leaving guests with a positive last impression of the store



Camp Quest NorthWest
Salem, OR
Volunteer Cabin Counselor / Program Leader
June 21 – 27, 2015
Responsibilities:
• Encouraging campers to rehydrate throughout the day
• Leading “Water Appreciation Moments”
• Being a positive role model
• Leading campers in philosophical discussions through “Socrates Café”
• Being a stable cabin leader during a staff member’s unexpected leave of absence
• Helping campers brainstorm ways to turn pranks into forces for positivity and encouragement
• Encouraging camper creativity and applying campers’ ideas for the cabin skit
• Working one-on-one with a camper experiencing mental health problems
• Promoting critical thinking skills and their application
• Teaching American sign Language to campers
• Leading campers in an ASL performance of “Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star”
• Created and performed as a character who was eye-witness to a mythical creature sighting in part of an interactive theatre performance to promote critical thinking
• Led students in meal distribution and clean-up
• Assisted in pod activities led by other staff members
• Wrote and led multiple scenarios for the “Natural Selection” game done at meal times
• Encouraged campers to come up with positive alternatives to potentially dangerous behavior
• Gave parents information on the week’s events and campers’ behavior
 
 

Target
Lake Stevens, WA
Cashier / Guest Services / Cafe
May 2012 – February 2014
Responsibilities:
• Educating guests about REDcard, Cartwheel, Target mobile app, and current promotions
• Engaging the guests in conversation
• Providing assistance when needed
• Operating Target’s point-of-sale (POS) system
• Troubleshooting problems with POS system in a timely manner
• Taking money from customers and process all card payments
• Identifying and preventing coupon fraud
• Loss prevention
• Contributing to a fast, fun, and friendly company culture
• “Vibing” with guests to provide them with exceptional customer service
• Assisting Deaf guests in American Sign Language (ASL)
• “Going the extra inch” to provide guests with a unique, guest-centric experience
• Making guests feel appreciated
• Opening and closing the store
• Communicating effectively with coworkers
• Zoning front end to make the area clean and attractive
• Repositioning candy and gum to make them more marketable to guest
• Upselling two and three year protection plans to guests purchasing electronics
• Bagging guests’ items to their preference
• Leaving guests with a positive last impression of the store
• Preparing and serving food in a timely manner
• Brainstorming solutions for guest problems
• Processing returns and CRCs (central return center returns)
• Assisting with guests creating, updating, and using registries
• Defect out broken or expired merchandise
• Make fresh salads, sandwiches, and cookies each day
• Sort returned and unwanted items to be returned to sales floor
• Provide guests with excellent customer service and a lasting positive impression of the company
• Identify and prevent fraudulent returns
• Work with the management team to identify and stop frequent offenders
• Assist with code yellows (missing child)
• Distribute and keep track of staff keys
• Assist guests with ship-to-store purchases
• Prepare salvageable goods to be donated to charity
• Log all lost and found items
• Log, lock up, and attempt to locate owners of any lost wallets and/or credit cards
 
 

Camp Quest NorthWest
Samish Island, WA
Volunteer Counselor-in-Training
August 2013
Responsibilities:
• Promoting critical thinking skills
• Being a positive role model
• Assisting other staff members in leading philosophical discussions with campers through “Socrates Café”
• Encouraging camper creativity and applying campers’ ideas for the cabin skit
• Teaching campers American Sign Language
• Led students in meal distribution and clean-up
• Assisted in pod activities led by other staff members
 
 
 

SKILLS
• American Sign Language
• Customer service
• Skilled at sales (REDcard)
• Communication skills (verbal and nonverbal)
• Fulfills objectives in a timely and orderly fashion
• Works well with a team
• Natural leader
• Can work independently with minimum supervision
• Can stand for excessive periods of time
• Works well with children and young adults
• Knowledgable in the field of education




References and additional information available upon request.

$20p/h

Kiah B.

Fun Teaching Student skilled in English, ASL, History, and Elem. Math!

10+ hours
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