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  1. 1. Einar H. Oskarsson Orlando, FL 32771 (205) 427-4684 ● A passionate Education Professional whose main focus is to empower individuals to be greater contributors to society. Emphasis on adding value to employers by continually improving the employee skillsets, resulting in greater efficiency and increased bottom line. A conscientious self-starter, capable of effectively functioning with minimal supervision. Known for taking initiative and skilled at meeting challenges and deadlines. A team player who is attentive to detail and produces quality results.  Developmental Analysis  Detail Oriented  Balanced multiple tasks simultaneously  Time Management  Organization  Prioritizing  Written and Verbal Communication  Customer Service  Multilingual Professional Experience: Jefferson County Board of Education/Appleton Talent Birmingham, Alabama Substitute Teacher October 2011 – December 2015  Executed lesson plans teachers left for me for each day. Improvised when needed.  Provided supervision and care of students.  Created a conducive environment for learning by effective classroom management, and ensuring safety of all students. Bevill State Community College Sumiton, Jasper, Alabama Adult ESL Instructor September 2011 – June 2014  Recruited and instructed English to foreign born adults in listening, speaking, reading, and writing domains.  Used BEST Plus for assessment purposes.  Graduation rate 50%. Hayden High, Jackson-Olin High, Sidney Lanier High Schools Blount Co., Birmingham City Schools, Montgomery Public Schools English Teacher August 2005 – May 2011  Instructed 9th and 12th grade rural and inner city students by establishing rapport, creating a conducive learning environment, and setting achievable goals.  Employed differentiated instructional strategies, such as flexible grouping, and project-based learning and other effective research-based instructional strategies designed to develop critical thinking, better reading comprehension and clearer writing skills.  In addition, employed visual, auditory and tactile strategies to appeal to all students’ preferred learning styles.
  2. 2. Odenville Middle School Odenville, Alabama English Teacher August 2006 – May 2007  Implemented state-approved curriculum aligned with ARMT specific guidelines.  Utilized the Voyager program – a research-based reading and vocabulary strategies’ curriculum designed for academic support to enrich student comprehension, fluency and vocabulary learning by creating an atmosphere of trust and safety in the classroom.  Utilized effective classroom management strategies, set and managed classroom expectations, and engaged students in the overall learning process. Childcare Resources Birmingham, Alabama Financial Resource and Referral Counselor September 1997 – November 2004  Saved organization over $250,000.00 by ensuring a high degree of accuracy in processing monthly payments.  In performance appraisals, 90% off randomly selected files were audited with 100% accuracy.  Interim manager for two satellite childcare subsidy programs.  Assisted training childcare staff for Childcare Resources’ STAR certification program.  Utilized computer technology software that closely monitored and assessed case management services for 200 + low income families with daycare/preschool/extended day needs by providing outstanding customer service that included attention to detail, taking initiative and enhancing personal and professional skill development.  Consulted with childcare providers on clients’ attendance and payments. Education: Master of Arts in Secondary Education The University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL Certification: English (encompasses ESL instruction) Alabama State Department of Education Teacher certificate current until 2017 Bachelor of Arts in Biblical Literature Northwest University, Kirkland, WA Bachelor of Theology Seattle Bible College, Seattle, WA Computer Skills:  Microsoft Office 2013 – Word, Excel, PowerPoint  Blackboard  SmartBoard  INOW – an Alabama educational web portal Volunteer Work:  Created The Dream Design, a personal growth curriculum presented to several area churches and youth groups, Birmingham, AL (2002 – 2005).  Therapeutic Foster Care parent: Gateway and TPI, Inc., Birmingham, AL (1994 – 2005).  ESL instructor, UAB Smolian International House, Birmingham, AL (2010).  Grief support facilitator and program director with Alabama Grief Support Services (2014 -2015).  Pastored Zion Assembly, Siglufjörður, Iceland, (1986-1988).