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Arelys Blanco Rodríguez

Administrative Education Assistant, Teacher And Support Staff
Grecia

Summary

Enthusiastic teacher focused on developing teaching abilities by collaborating closely with experienced educators. Observant, hardworking and diligent about using proven and diverse teaching techniques to connect with students and share knowledge of important concepts. Offers excellent recordkeeping abilities and attentiveness to student and classroom needs.

Systematic Administrative Assistant with over 7 years of experience in fast-paced office settings. Hardworking team-player with expertise completing various clerical tasks and offering staff support. Responsible, punctual and productive professional when working with little to no supervision.

Multi-tasking teacher and translator well-known for creating positive workplace culture and high-performing teams. Demonstrated expertise trained team, including literacy and grammar materials.

Overview

5
5
Languages
16
16
years of post-secondary education
21
21
years of professional experience

Work History

Administrative Assistant and Support Staff

Public Education Ministry (MEP for abbreviation in Spanish),
2013-11 - Current
  • Coordination of pre-enrollment and enrollment of new students and their schedules.
  • Collaborates with the control of personnel attendance, conduct notes for each student, certifications, updates databases, attendance reports, newsletters, and reports of students, inventory control, statistical tables, disclosure of regulations and provisions that concern students and other administrative activities of the institution.
  • Develops strategies to streamline administrative processes and the implementation of information and communication technologies in teachers' lessons.
  • Supported efficient meetings by organizing spaces and materials, documenting discussions and distributing meeting notes.

Translator and Teacher

God´s Assemblies
2012-05 - 2013-08
  • Compilation of ethnographic information for translation.
  • Teach about semantic, grammar, phonology and phonetic to Yekwanas group, and teach them how to apply that to their language and help them to create literature for the children.
  • Teach about history and geographic of New Testament and possible meanings and application for their own life.
  • Collaborate in the partial translation of the FieldWorks Language Explorer (FLEx) manual from English to Spanish for SIL International, in communication with Phil Leckrone, who was Americas Area Language Technology Coordinator.
  • Replicated flow, style and overall meaning of original texts.
  • Applied cultural understanding to discern specific meanings beyond literal written words.

Translation Teacher and Assistant

ALEM- SIL International, - FEDEMEC-Wycliffe
2010-09 - 2011-12
  • Basic teaching of Portuguese and Christian principles, literacy and creation of short stories in Parakana. Compilation of ethnographic information from the Parakana.
  • Teaching phonetics, philology , translation techniques and semantic about the majority language (Spanish or Portuguese) and similar things for minorities groups as: Terenas and Kaiwás at South Brazil and with Wiwas, Yukpas, Yekwanas, Koguis, Arhuacos, Curripacos, Koreguajes and Lentuanas in Colombia, with Quechuas, Shipibos, Yanesha, Awajun, Mashinguengas in Perú, and with Yukpas, koguis, mberas, guambianos, ye’kwanas,arhuacos, guahibos, letuamas, epenas, curr ipacos, koreguajes, ticunas, kariñas, wayus, y wiwas in Coolombia.
  • With Ricardo Palma University and CILTA(Perú): Teaching phonetics, philology and semantic about Spanish and how it can help to solve problems in translation for minorities languages. Counseling people to decide whether their area of work should be translation or literacy.
  • With Missionary Linguistic Association (ALEM by its acronym in Portuguese), Brazil. Training at the jungle as internship with Parakana´s tribe at Xingu´s River (July-September 2010).

Translation Teacher

SIL International- FEDEMEC
2010-01 - 2010-03
  • This was a volunteer work with minorities groups, specifically I was helping them to understand the structure, syntaxis, grammar and semantic of their own language, and using that to begin the translation and creation of the own material.
  • It was a project to teach literacy and translation for some students of different ethnicities.
  • Also I was giving workshops about apply linguistic.

Literature and Grammar Teacher

Instituto Psicopedagógico IPICIM and Boca del Monte High School
2009-02 - 2009-12
  • Teach Spanish literature and grammar to regular students and students with special educational needs.
  • Develop strategies for teach students with broad autistic spectrum (Asperger).
  • Implement strategies so that the knowledge of the grammar of Spanish allows an improvement in the learning and understanding of English.

Literature and leadership Teacher

Sotero González Barquero High School
2006-03 - 2007-12
  • Create meaningful instructional and constructivism planning.
  • Teach the correct use of Spanish grammar and motivate students towards reading.
  • Maintaining accurate records and preparing reports for parents, students, and for the principal.
  • Provide crisis intervention with families with low resources and emotional problems.
  • Create and develop artistic, social or cultural workshops for students.

Executive Assistant

Stvdivm Fundation
2005-01 - 2007-01
  • Handled logistics, catering, agendas and travel arrangements for meeting and event planning for board of directors, president and executive vice president.
  • Produced accurate office files, updated spreadsheets and crafted presentations to support executives and boost team efficiency.
  • Updated executives on changing business needs by thoroughly documenting internal and client meetings.

High School Teacher

Instituto San Gerardo
2004-02 - 2004-12
  • Create meaningful instructional and constructivism planning.
  • Teach the correct use of Spanish grammar and motivate students towards reading.

Teacher Internship

Cuatro Reinas de Tibás High School
2003-09 - 2003-12
  • Delivered personalized educational, behavioral and emotional support to individual students to enable positive learning outcomes.
  • Encouraged dynamic and pleasant educational environment by promoting both gentle discipline and constructivism activities.
  • Observed classes to identify opportunities to back up teacher or help students.

Customer Service and Waiter

Las Fresas Restaurant
2001-12 - 2003-12
  • Maintained customer satisfaction with timely table check-ins to assess food and beverage needs.
  • Shared knowledge of menu items and flavors, enabling customers to make personal decisions based on taste and interest.
  • Carried out complete opening, closing and shift change duties to keep restaurant working efficiently and teams ready to meet customer needs.
  • Maintained customer satisfaction by clarifying questions about orders and specialty items.
  • Prepared beverages and filled food orders for customers.

Waitress and Supervisor

Delicias del Maíz Restaurant
1998-01 - 2001-11
  • Task distribution and assignment of waiters and dispatchers.
  • Evaluated customer information to explore issues, develop potential solutions and maintain high-quality service.
  • Maintained and encouraged customer loyalty through courteous and efficient resolution of disputes, complaints and discrepancies.
  • Maintained customer satisfaction with timely table check-ins to assess food and beverage needs.
  • Kept server areas clean and stocked during service hours to increase efficiency while working tables.
  • Collaborated with kitchen staff to correctly update customers on unavailable dishes and wait times.
  • Decreased customer wait times by enlisting coworkers assistance for multi-order delivery to avoid spilling or dropping food.

Education

Unfinished Associate Degree - Spanish Language And Literature Teaching

Universidad De Costa Rica
2017-08 - 2019-08

Associate Degree As Administrative Education - Education Administration

Universidad Estatal A Distancia
2015-01 - 2016-03

Bachelor's degree - Spanish Philology

Universidad De Costa Rica
2014-03 - 2017-08

Associate - Translation, Linguistics And Literacy

Universidad Ricardo Palma
2008-03 - 2008-08

Bachelor's degree - Spanish Language and Literature Teaching

Universidad De Costa Rica
2001-03 - 2005-08

High School Diploma

Bilingual Experimental High School
1996-02 - 2000-12

Skills

Determination and Persistence

Problem-Solving

Customer service and quality control

Proofreading skills

Student-centered learning and Group learning mechanics

Critical Thinking

Project Management

Employee training and development

Administrative support

Proactive

Teamwork skills

Comunication and Colaboration

Languages

English

Portuguese

Parakana

Yekwana

Spanish (native language)

Timeline

Unfinished Associate Degree - Spanish Language And Literature Teaching

Universidad De Costa Rica
2017-08 - 2019-08

Associate Degree As Administrative Education - Education Administration

Universidad Estatal A Distancia
2015-01 - 2016-03

Bachelor's degree - Spanish Philology

Universidad De Costa Rica
2014-03 - 2017-08

Administrative Assistant and Support Staff

Public Education Ministry (MEP for abbreviation in Spanish),
2013-11 - Current

Translator and Teacher

God´s Assemblies
2012-05 - 2013-08

Translation Teacher and Assistant

ALEM- SIL International, - FEDEMEC-Wycliffe
2010-09 - 2011-12

Translation Teacher

SIL International- FEDEMEC
2010-01 - 2010-03

Literature and Grammar Teacher

Instituto Psicopedagógico IPICIM and Boca del Monte High School
2009-02 - 2009-12

Associate - Translation, Linguistics And Literacy

Universidad Ricardo Palma
2008-03 - 2008-08

Literature and leadership Teacher

Sotero González Barquero High School
2006-03 - 2007-12

Executive Assistant

Stvdivm Fundation
2005-01 - 2007-01

High School Teacher

Instituto San Gerardo
2004-02 - 2004-12

Teacher Internship

Cuatro Reinas de Tibás High School
2003-09 - 2003-12

Customer Service and Waiter

Las Fresas Restaurant
2001-12 - 2003-12

Bachelor's degree - Spanish Language and Literature Teaching

Universidad De Costa Rica
2001-03 - 2005-08

Waitress and Supervisor

Delicias del Maíz Restaurant
1998-01 - 2001-11

High School Diploma

Bilingual Experimental High School
1996-02 - 2000-12
Arelys Blanco RodríguezAdministrative Education Assistant, Teacher And Support Staff