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RESUME

Mr. Jordan Souther

143 Crown Pointe Drive

Dawsonville, GA 30534

 

E-mail: jordan.souther@gmail.com

Phone: 678-794-6941

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Professional info​

I am a professional, motivated educator with 10+ years of experience with a desire to obtain a position that builds upon my passion for teaching and learning to foster positive student achievement and that allows my skills and experience level to be utilized to the highest potential through professional growth, advancement, and leadership.

Languages

English

Instructional Spanish

Certification
Georgia SRT-5 Certificate

June 2009 - present

 

  • English, 6-12

  • Middle School Math, 4-8

  • Elementary Education with Math Endorsement, K-5

Skills

Microsoft Office Suite

Google Classroom

Apple Classroom

Adobe Creative Cloud Suite

Curriculum Development

Work experience
Middle Grades Language Arts Teacher

McGinnis Woods Country Day School, Alpharetta, Georgia

​July 2019 - present

 

  • Teach lessons in English-Language Arts to students in 5th-8th grades.

  • Develop enriching and engaging units of study to explore various genres of literature and the concepts associated with literature, composition, and grammar.

  • Incorporate consistent writing strategies, in numerous forms, into daily lessons and curriculum units using the Writing Workshop format.

  • Implement Georgia Standards of Excellence and NCTE standards into daily lessons.

  • Integrate available technology and software, including Microsoft Teams, iPads, Office 365, One Note, into daily class instruction.

  • Serve on school-level Curriculum Team Committee. 

 

Instructional Lead Teacher and English Teacher
Griffin Christian High School, Griffin, Georgia
July 2014 - June 2019

 

  • Designed and constructed coursework curriculum for World Literature and American Literature classes, as well as the AP Language and Composition course.

  • Designed and implemented hybrid, online component for the AP Language and Composition course utilizing Blackboard LMS.

  • Assisted administration in the creation and development of school master schedule and student schedules.

  • Advised groups of students in high school plan of study and college readiness.

  • Conducted numerous professional learning sessions for teacher development and provided instructional assistance to academic teachers as requested.

  • Developed enriching and engaging units of study to explore various genres of literature and the concepts associated with literature, composition, and grammar.

  • Incorporated consistent writing strategies, in numerous forms, into daily lessons and curriculum units.

  • Implemented Georgia Standards of Excellence and NCTE standards into unit plans and integrated available technology into daily lesson plans.

  • Served as Yearbook Adviser and instructor of journalism students.

 

Elementary General Education Teacher

Henry County School System, McDonough, Georgia

​July 2010 - May 2013

 

  • Taught lessons in all academic content areas of Math, Reading, Language Arts, Science and Social Studies.

  • Created and designed unit assessments to accompany Common Core Math and Language Arts standards.

  • Utilized student assessment data to inform and strengthen teaching methods and strategies.

  • Implemented Common Core Georgia Performance Standards in Math and Reading/Language Arts.

  • Integrated available technology (SmartBoard) into daily instruction while implementing classroom technology pilot program.

  • Oversaw implementation and efficiency of Math workshops and technology components into lessons.

  • Served on various school-level committees, as well as District-level CCGPS Math Implementation Team.

Middle School Math Teacher

Challenge Charter Academy, Covington, Georgia

​July 2009 - June 2010

 

  • Oversaw Title I Math program and Math department for school.

  • Created and designed engaging and interesting lessons and activities relating to math concepts.

  • Developed Math Workshops for use in the classroom as an additional means of instruction.

  • Assisted in creating daily bell schedules, student schedules, and special event schedules.

  • Served as Yearbook Co-Adviser.

  • Served on the district Teachers as Leaders committee: Keys to Quality.

Special Education Paraprofessional

Hall County School System, Gainesville, Georgia

​August 2005 - June 2007

 

  • Provided daily instructional support to special education and regular education classroom teachers (Language Arts and Math), as well as assisted with paperwork and preparing lessons.

  • Frequently instructed small groups of students to reinforce material.

  • Enforced classroom and school rules daily and implemented appropriate school discipline plan when necessary.

Education​
Mercer University
McDonough Campus

2015

  • Master in Education

 

University of North Georgia
Dahlonega

​2009

  • Bachelor of Arts, English Education

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