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Maqueda Cozart

Teacher Assistant


Highly motivated education professional dedicated to child growth and development. Certified in First Aid and Pediatric CPR and AED.


  • To obtain a position as a Teacher Assistant in which I can support children's social, emotional, and cognitive development while inciting a lifelong passion for learning

Work experience

Sep 2013Sep 2014

Teacher's Assistant

Atlantic City Day Nursery

• Assisted the Head Teacher with lesson plans and the daily routine

• Directed Circle Time: a daily routine in which children sang the alphabet; repeated numbers in English and Spanish; sang nursery rhymes; and listened to selected stories

• Taught Sign Language

• Supervised children and notated observations

• Attended to children's personal needs, such as feeding, cleaning, and/or changing

• Organized and participated in recreational activities, such as games and outdoor play

• Communicated effectively with parents, students, and staff

• Kept records of payments, attendance, meals served, and medications administered

• Attended all staff meetings and recommended training programs

Jan 2009Jan 2011

Marketing Operations Representative

Resorts Hotel and Casino
  • Accepted new applications into the card program and created replacement cards
  • Thoroughly explained new programs and process to customers
  • Maintained accurate records of operational forms and materials distributed
  • Assisted with the resolution of customer complaints and problems
  • Planned and executed monthly events and promotions
  • Demonstrated cooperative and ethical behavior with guests, co-workers, and supervisors
  • Worked well under pressure and met multiple deadlines
Sep 2008Jun 2010

Teacher's Assistant

Literacy Prep University

• Presented subject matter to students under the guidance of the teacher

• Reinforced learning concepts and assisted students with mastery of skills

• Maintained positive relationships with parents and guardians to facilitate learning and development between the home and school settings

• Helped teacher conduct student assessments and observations

• Set up interest centers and organized the classroom library

• Prepared materials and supplies needed during instruction

• Performed clerical duties, such as filing, photocopying, and updating records

• Checked homework and attendance

• Prepared students' meals and snacks

• Chaperoned class trips

• Attended all staff meetings and recommended training programs



Caregiving Skills

Being pleasant and supportive to nurture interpersonal trust 

Hands-on experience assisting with changing, toileting, dressing, maintaining the personal hygiene of small children 

Instructional Skills

Reinforcing lessons prepared by the teacher through one-on-one tutoring and small group activities

Lesson Preparation Skills

Preparing materials and equipment needed for daily lessons

Interpersonal Skills

Working with diverse populations

Communicating effectively and building rapport with students, staff, and parents

Observation and Record-Keeping Skills

Monitoring students' behavior and notating observations

Maintaining records of student information, attendance, grades, and important documents