Education and Training

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James Cook
Knoxville, TN

Job Preferences: 

Desired job title: 
Education and Training
Desired occupation: 
Corporate Trainer
Employment type: 
Full time
Career status: 
Active job seeker
Available to start: 
05/2020

Education: 

07/201607/2017
Lincoln Memorial University - Harrogate, TN
Instructional Leadership, 
Bachelor
07/201008/2011
Western Governors University - Salt Lake City, UT
Master of Arts in Teaching (M.A.T), 
Master
09/200705/2010
Western Governors University - Salt Lake City, UT
Post Baccalaureate, 
Bachelor
10/200607/2007
American Military University - Charles Town, WV
Undergraduate Certificate; Military Leadership Studies, 
Bachelor
07/200112/2005
Carson-Newman College - Jefferson City, TN
Bachelor of Science (B.S.), 
Bachelor

Work Experience: 

08/2017Present
Freshman Honors Biology and Physical Science Teacher
Jefferson County Schools; Patriot Academy
* Teach Honors Biology and Physical Science in year round and block format
* Created a fully digital classroom using Canvas
* Serve on the Emergency Response Team
07/201608/2017
Science Olympiad teacher and Coach
Knox County Schools; South Doyle Middle School
* Taught 6th - 8th grade Stem Science
* Developed curriculum and created lessons based around the 23 Science Olympiad Events
* Coached the after school Science Olympiad Academic Team
* Held Team tryouts, managed finances, organized fundraising and volunteers
05/201507/2016
Correctional Teacher
Tennessee Department of Children's Services; Mountain View Youth Development Center
Correctional
* Taught science courses for all juvenile inmates in grades 8-12.
08/199907/2015
Healthcare Specialist and Combat Engineer
United States - Army Reserves and TN Army National Guard
Healthcare
* Basic Life Saver and National Registry EMT
* Assess high stress situation to determine the best care for wounded and sick soldiers
* Care for the basic medical needs of soldiers
* Kept medical supply inventory
* Kept soldier medical records
* Master Fitness Trainer
* Supervised Soldiers while serving as Platoon Leader, Platoon SGT, and Squad Leader
* Evaluated soldiers' performance, maintained schedules, wrote reports, counseled soldiers
* Led various training including: Medical, Chemical, Combat, Explosives, and Physical Training
05/200705/2013
Middle School Science Teacher
Sequatchie County Schools
* Taught 6th and 7th grade for the first three years and 8th grade for the last three years
* Director of Saturday School for 4 years.
* Science Department Chair
* Seventh Grade bookkeeper and managed disciplinary records for two years
* Assistant Wrestling Coach and Assistant Baseball Coach