Thomas W. Batt 55 High Street, Unit 9 Andover, Massachusetts 01810 Cell: 978-886-1180 • Home: 978-475-6483 • firstname.lastname@example.org____________________________________________________________________________________________________PROFILE: Mature professional changing careers from business to teaching. • A lifelong passion for history. • A unique set of diverse life experiences. • Strong management background. • Excellent IT skills, proficient in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, AutoCAD and Blogger MA licensure: grades 5-8 Initial; grades 8-12 Initial.____________________________________________________________________________________________________TEACHING Special Education Tutor January 2010 - PresentEXPERIENCE: Masconomet Regional High School, Topsfield, MA • Responsible for one on one with a student with emotional issues. Provided support and helped the student develop coping strategies for daily issues. Student Teacher, Grade 10 History February 2010- May 2010 Tewksbury High School, Tewksbury, MA • Planned and taught interdisciplinary History/English class. Responsibilities included constructing daily and unit assessments. • Developed and taught a unit on the WWI that included “Hands on History” working with relics from the period. • Designed and taught lessons on propaganda and the Home Front from the 1930s and 1940s using primary source material (Life Magazines) from the period.RELATED Archival Assistant to Curator of Archives / Paid Intern 1988-1989EXPERIENCE: Essex Institute, Salem, MA • Worked to preserve and repair a variety of old documents and historical papers including those of George Washington and Leverett Saltonstall.CAREER National Facilities Manager 2005-2008HISTORY: Wash Depot Holdings, Malden, MA • Responsible for overseeing repair and maintenance of 76 car washes in 12 states. • Developed budgets and preventative maintenance programs; worked with the IT department to produce key weekly reports. Vice President of Technical Services 2003-2005 Rapido Rabbit Inc., Beverly, MA • Created and built the first-ever training facility for car washing. • Designed and constructed a variety of machines to simulate an actual car wash. • Instructed weeklong courses for new car wash franchisees.EDUCATION: Candidate, Master of Arts in Teaching - History 2008-present Salem State College, Salem, MA • Expected graduation date of Spring 2011 • G.P.A. 3.9MILITARY United States Army and Massachusetts National Guard 1983-1990EXPERIANCE: Ft. Hood, Texas • 19D Cavalry Scout, Trained in Reconnaissance and Armored Vehicle Operations. • Attained the rank of Sergeant E-5. • Received Good Conduct Medal, Army Achievement Medal and Paratrooper Badge.
INTERESTS: Playing the bagpipes, woodworking, collecting antiques and military memorabilia.