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RG Rachel Gorrell

SECONDARY ENGLISH TEACHER

610.724.2736
Prof essi onal Profi le
Rachel Gorrell is a certified Secondary English teacher with approximately three years of
r.gorrell89@gmail.com classroom experience. She finds her passion teaching literature and writing and making
content more accessible and relatable to the adolescent experience. She loves to teach the
importance of synthesis thinking in relation to both fiction and nonfiction and excels in
Royersford, PA guiding discovery learning. For the 2016-2017 school year, Rachel received an overall rating
of Skilled as designated by the Ohio Teacher Evaluation System. Rachels passion and
perseverance make her an excellent candidate for any school districts English team.

E ducation Teaching Ex peri ence


BACHELOR OF SCIENCE CLAS SR OO M E NG LIS H TEAC HE R
Secondary English and Euclid Central Middle School | Euclid City Schools | Euclid, OH | 08/2016 Present
Communications Education Instructs five sections of seventh grade English in an at-risk, urban environment
The Pennsylvania State University
Implements Common Core standards-based English lessons and collects data on
University Park, PA
student progress to guide instruction
2008 2012
3.47/4.00 Cumulative GPA Collaborates weekly with teacher-based-teams in seventh grade English department
3.84/4.00 Major GPA to analyze student data and create lessons and units
Collaborates bi-weekly with team teachers to analyze student culture and hold
parent/teacher meetings
Implements ability-grouped differentiation in classroom activities
Works closely with mentor teacher to ensure growth as an educator
Certif icati ons Rated as a Skilled Educator as based on the Ohio Teacher Evaluation System

CLAS SR OO M E NG LIS H TEAC HE R


CERTIFICATION #1
Lake Erie Preparatory School | I CAN Schools Network | Cleveland, OH | 08/2015 04/2016
Instructional I English 7-12
Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Instructed all middle school ELA classes in an at-risk, urban environment
2013 Implemented Common Core standards-based ELA lessons and collected data on
student progress
CERTIFICATION #2 Designed lessons for and implemented weekly after-school ELA tutoring
4-Year Resident Educator License Planned lessons for and taught Saturday School for low-achieving Reading students
English 7-12 Collaborated with Fifth Grade teacher and developed writing skills to assist fifth
Ohio Department of Education graders
2013
Collaborated with Fourth and Fifth grade teachers to understand grade-level ELA
standards needs in preparing students to advance to next grade level
Established and coached middle school cheerleading squad

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Westlake High School | Westlake City Schools | Westlake, OH | 01/2015 06/2015
Instructed three tenth grade Honors classes and three twelfth grade General classes
Created units and daily lesson plans on the content of The Greek Stage, Poetry,
Satire, The Victorian Novel, The Modern Short Story, and a research paper
Developed professional skills and relationships by attending faculty and English
department meetings

RG Rachel Gorrell


SECONDARY ENGLISH TEACHER

610.724.2736
Teaching Ex peri ence continu ed

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r.gorrell89@gmail.com Firelands High School | Firelands Local Schools | South Amherst, OH | 12/2013 04/2014
Instructed one ninth grade Honors class, two tenth grade honors classes, and three
tenth grade General classes
Royersford, PA
Created units and daily lesson plans on the content of Shakespeare, the American
Renaissance, nonfiction works, and implementation of a research paper
Implemented more in-class writing assignments in the forms of journal entries,
creative writing projects, and quick writes
E xpert ise Developed interpersonal and professional skills by attending and participating in
weekly staff meetings and development activities
Literature Content
Writing Strategies
Growth Mindset Strategies
Teaching-Related Ex perience
Individual Learning Plans
ACT Prep S YLVAN LEAR NING CE N TER IN ST RU CTO R
Social Media in the Classroom Sylvan Learning Center | Westlake, OH | 11/2014 Present
Instructs small-group and one-on-one tutoring sessions in the subjects of K-12
Google Classroom
Reading, K-5 Math, 7-12 Writing, 7-12 Study Skills, and K-12 ELA Homework
Apple and Microsoft Products Support
Marzano Instructional Strategies Received training for and instructs small-group and one-on-one ACT classes
Conducts managerial center tasks, such as the facilitation and grading of exams and
Data-Driven Decision Making
tests
Establishes positive relationships with students and parents
Prof essi onal
Developm ent P ER- D IEM SU BS TITU TE TEAC HE R
Renhill Group | Independence, OH 04/2016 06/2016
Westlake City Schools | Westlake, OH 09/2014 01/2015
2017 OSEA/ONE/OEA Fuel the North Olmsted City Schools | North Olmsted, OH 10/2013 12/2013
Fire to Inspire Conference Tredyffrin-Easttown School District | Wayne, PA 03/2013 10/2013
Classroom Management I Can Do
Boyertown Area School District | Boyertown, PA 03/2013 06/2013
It Seminar
Core Advocate Language Arts
Workshop S TUD E N T TE AC H IN G
Social Justice/Cultural Competency Tamanend Middle School | Central Bucks School District | Warrington, PA | 08/2012 12/2012
in the Classroom Seminar Instructed three general education and two honors eighth grade English classes
Teacher Panel Participant Attended weekly seminars with student teaching cohort and student teaching
Columbus Airport Marriot supervisor
Columbus, OH Phillipsburg-Osceola High School | Phillipsburg-Osceola School District | Phillipsburg, PA |
2017 09/2011 11/2011
Student teaching pre-service practicum
Write Like This Webinar Instructed three general education English Ten classes while completing core
featuring Kelly Gallagher
university curriculum
Central Bucks High School South
Warrington, PA
2012