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Justin Reynolds

Justin Reynolds

American Sign Language Teacher
Riverside

Summary

Adaptable and focused classroom instructor with demonstrated success in managing organized classrooms, updating records and providing both group and individualized instruction. Proficient in helping advanced, struggling and special needs students enhance learning. Experienced with American Sign Language hands on tutoring. Energetic educator with proven skills in instructing students diverse subjects. Keep classrooms organized and students on-task to facilitate effective learning. Diligent and adaptable in meeting individual student needs with warm, safe educational environments. Compassionate and driven Teacher well-versed in State Board of Education requirements. Adept at developing effective lesson plans, maintaining positive relationships with parents and instructing students with various levels of learning challenges. Communicates complex information in effective formats. Highly skilled at motivating students through positive encouragement and reinforcement of concepts via interactive classroom instruction and observation. Successful in helping students develop strong literacy, numeracy, social and learning skills.

Overview

4
4
Languages
18
18
years of post-secondary education
12
12
years of professional experience

Work History

High School Counselor

California School For The Deaf, Riverside
2019-01 - 2020-01
  • Delivered high-quality services to students needing academic and emotional support.
  • Guided students through evaluating career interests and potential schools.
  • Provide students homework support
  • Co-Host American Sign Language fundraiser event
  • Co-Host American Sign Language Talent show

Deaf Blind Intervener

California School For The Deaf, Riverside
2018-01 - 2019-03
  • Developed team communications and information for Deaf Blind accessibility meetings.
  • Resolved conflicts and negotiated mutually beneficial agreements between parties.
  • Supported student learning objectives through personalized and small group assistance.
  • Learned how to complete classroom assignments with minimal supervision, contributing to successful learning environment.
  • Delivered personalized educational, behavioral and emotional support to individual students to enable positive learning outcomes.
  • Assisted teachers with classroom management and document coordination to maintain positive learning environment.

American Sign Language Instructor

California State University Northridge
2018-01 - 2018-05
  • Delivered 6 hours per week of classroom lectures, instructing over 19 students per semester in Advanced American Sign Language Discourse.
  • Expanded student understanding of texts by spearheading in-depth discussions and assigning exploratory essays to help students articulate knowledge.
  • Employed diverse teaching approaches to help students of all abilities understand material.
  • Immersed students in unfamiliar cultures by devising hands-on activities.
  • Maintained excellent attendance record, consistently arriving to work on time.

Deaf Blind Intervener

California School For The Deaf, Fremont
2017-01 - 2018-05
  • Supported student learning objectives through personalized and small group assistance.
  • Encouraged dynamic and pleasant educational environment by promoting both gentle discipline and support the Deaf Blind student by using close up American Sign Language.
  • Delivered personalized educational, behavioral and emotional support to individual students to enable positive learning outcomes.
  • Assisted teachers with supervision and care of group of 12 children.
  • Assisted teachers with classroom management and document coordination to maintain positive learning environment.
  • Used behavior modeling and specialized teaching techniques to share and reinforce social skills.
  • Tutored struggling students individually and in small groups to reinforce learning concepts.

American Sign Language Instructor

Sign Media Inc.
2012-01 - 2015-05
  • Employed diverse teaching approaches to help students of all abilities understand material.
  • Sourced optimal curricula and developed lesson plans to fully cover target material for each course.
  • Immersed students in unfamiliar cultures by devising hands-on activities.
  • Organized detailed list of resources to help students go beyond classroom environments and delve into topics of interest.
  • Facilitated positive learning environment by using enthusiastic and energetic instructional strategies and consistent online teaching.
  • Maintained excellent attendance record, consistently arriving to work on time.

After School Program

Kendall Demonstration Elementary School
2012-01 - 2015-01
  • Trained team members effectively to maintain consistent productivity.
  • Established positive, stimulating learning environment for students and exciting education-focused setting for staff.
  • Monitored 45 students daily by overseeing various tasks, including roll call, gym activities and homework studies to keep youths safe in the after school program settings.
  • Promoted physical, mental and social development by implementing classroom games and outdoor recreational activities.
  • Used behavior modeling and specialized teaching techniques to share and reinforce social skills.

American Sign Language Instructor

Dawn Sign Press, Signing Naturally Unit 6-12
2009-07 - 2009-07
  • Employed diverse teaching approaches to help students of all abilities understand material.
  • Sourced optimal curricula and developed lesson plans to fully cover target material for each course.
  • Devoted special emphasis to punctuality and worked to maintain outstanding attendance record, consistently arriving to work ready to start immediately.

Assistant Teacher

California School For The Deaf, Fremont
2006-09 - 2008-12
  • Supported student learning objectives through personalized and small group assistance.
  • Delivered personalized educational, behavioral and emotional support to individual students to enable positive learning outcomes.
  • Supported instructor with test administration, curriculum development and assignment grading.
  • Supervised children at parks and on field trips for hands-on lessons about nature and physical environment.
  • Promoted physical, mental and social development by implementing classroom games and outdoor recreational activities.
  • Assisted teachers with classroom management and document coordination to maintain positive learning environment.
  • Organized classroom materials to help teachers prepare for daily instruction and activities.

Education

Bachelor of Arts - American Sign Language (ASL)

Gallaudet University
2008-01 - 2016-12

Bachelor of Arts - Deaf Studies

Gallaudet University
2008-01 - 2016-12

Skills

Crisis Intervention

Parent Communication

Team collaboration and leadership

Special education

Individual and family support

Work Availability

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Languages

Spanish

British Sign Language

Saudia Arabian Sign Language

Read and written English

Quote

Don’t judge each day by the harvest you reap, but by the seeds you plant.
Robert Louis Stevenson

Timeline

High School Counselor

California School For The Deaf, Riverside
2019-01 - 2020-01

Deaf Blind Intervener

California School For The Deaf, Riverside
2018-01 - 2019-03

American Sign Language Instructor

California State University Northridge
2018-01 - 2018-05

Deaf Blind Intervener

California School For The Deaf, Fremont
2017-01 - 2018-05

American Sign Language Instructor

Sign Media Inc.
2012-01 - 2015-05

After School Program

Kendall Demonstration Elementary School
2012-01 - 2015-01

American Sign Language Instructor

Dawn Sign Press, Signing Naturally Unit 6-12
2009-07 - 2009-07

Bachelor of Arts - American Sign Language (ASL)

Gallaudet University
2008-01 - 2016-12

Bachelor of Arts - Deaf Studies

Gallaudet University
2008-01 - 2016-12

Assistant Teacher

California School For The Deaf, Fremont
2006-09 - 2008-12
Justin ReynoldsAmerican Sign Language Teacher