Molly Olson

Work History

Work History

Substitute Teacher

Henrico County Public Schools

Substitute Teacher for all subjects in general education, exceptional education, and resources in Elementary, Middle, and High Schools located in diverse suburban, rural, and metropolitan areas

Jun 2009 - Present

Art Teacher for English-speaking and bilingual children

Private Art lessons in Buenos Aires

Create and carry out lesson plans for preschool and Elementary aged English-speaking children.  These lessons reinforce the child's development of the English language through art activities, movement, song, dance, cooperation with others and responsibilities and duties in a playgroup setting.

Jan 2009 - Present

EFL Teacher

Small World Language Services

Develop lesson plans and facilitate private English grammar and conversation lessons for small groups or individual Spanish-speaking adults ranging from beginner to advanced levels.  Research and create materials that are utilized in lessons.  Create and assess individualized exams in regards to lessons.

Nov 2008 - Jan 2009

EFL Teacher: Substitution

Katherine Alexander

Develop lesson plans and facilitate Business English lessons for small groups or individual Spanish-speaking adults ranging from beginner to advanced levels.  Research and create materials utilized in lessons

Oct 2007 - Nov 2008

Child Facilitator

Private Child Facilitator for Children with Autism

Facilitated playroom sessions for a seven-year old child living with autism based on methods of the Son-Rise Program.  Carried out methods to develop speech, carry out daily activities, personal hygiene, and creating personal bonds with family members.  Also, gave feedback to other facilitators and held meetings with family to strengthen and unite the goals and strategies of the team working with the child.

Oct 2007 - Nov 2008

Substitute Teacher

Chesterfield County Public Schools

Substitute Teacher for all subjects in general education, exceptional education, and resources in Elementary, Middle, and High Schools located in a diverse area.  Also secured two long term substitute art positions, in which, planned, researched, facilitated, and assessed art lessons.

Jul 2004 - Jul 2008

Volunteer

Relay for Life

Fundraiser for a charitable organization that fights to cure cancer; worked with a team to raise money and show support in a 24 hour relay

Dec 2007 - Mar 2008

Long-term Substitute Art Teacher

O.B Gates Elementary School

Long Term substitute Art teacher in a suburban elementary school for children K-5, exceptional/special education, and Early Childhood education.  Created lesson plans, assessment criteria, and collaborated with other Art teacher to exhibite student work in the Chesterfield County Public School Annual Art Exhibition.

Mar 2006 - Jun 2006

Volunteer

Maymont Elementary

Mentor and volunteer in after school reading program at an inner city Title 1 school for children K-5

Jun 2006 - Jun 2005

Volunteer ESL Tutor

Catholic Dioceses of Richmond

Volunteered as English as a Second Language teacher giving lessons to Korean and Sudanese refugees 7 hours a week

Education

Education
Aug 2000 - May 2007

Bachelor of Fine Arts in Art Education

Virginia Commonwealth University

Studied Fine Arts and Art Education. On the Dean's list in the Spring of 2005.