Sagan O'Gwin

  • Orem Utah
  • 801-310-4513
  • saganogwin@gmail.com

Secondary Education Teacher

Work History

Work History
Jul 2014 - Present

Sales Associate

Hur Jewelers

Maintain knowledge of current gold and silver prices, policies regarding payment and exchanges, and security practices.

Recommend, select, and help locate or obtain merchandise based on guest needs and desires.

Greet guests and ascertain what each guest wants or needs.

Watch for and recognize security risks and thefts, and know how to prevent or handle these situations.

Compute sales prices, total purchases and receive and process cash or credit payment.

Estimate cost of repair of jewelry and/or quote trade-in allowances.

Acknowledge and respect the need for guest confidentiality. 

Sep 2010 - Apr 2014

Jewelry Consultant

Zales Jewelers

Engage with guests looking to celebrate anniversaries, weddings and engagements and other special occasions with memorable jewelry.

Manage and accommodate employee schedules, sales goals and payroll.

Receive, organize and display new merchandise.

Select and acquire metals and gems for designs.

Compute costs of labor and materials in order to determine production costs.

Determine appraised values of diamonds and other gemstones based on price guides, market fluctuations and stone grades and rarity.

Grade stones based on their color, perfection, and quality of cut.

Buy and sell jewelry, or serve as agents between buyers and sellers.

Education

Education
Aug 2008 - May 2015

Bachelors of Science in History Education

Utah Valley University

Graduated with 3.5 cumulative GPA.

Student taught at Lehi Junior High School.

Aug 2005 - May 2008

High School Diploma

Timpanogos High School

Skills

Skills

Cross Disciplinary

Enjoys working with other departments in PLC's to effectively create cross-disciplinary learning.

Curriculum

Developed a differentiated curriculum to serve individual student needs for most effective learning.

Uses assessments to effectively change and alter lessons as needed to meet student needs.

Plans lessons using a variety of resources that encourage student independence in learning.

Manage and grade student work and assessments in a timely manner so as to provide feedback for continued student improvement.

Classroom Environment

Effectively manages the classroom to create a strong classroom community where students feel comfortable and safe.

Encourages students to share their opinions and ideas in a safe non-threatening environment where those opinions and ideas are respected.

Clearly communicates behavioral and academic expectations in the classroom community as well as in the school community.