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Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
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Professional Summary

Upbeat and highly capable Elementary Educator devoted to promoting student learning and enhancing individual potential. Skilled in directing classroom environments and enhancing student behavior through positive and forward-thinking approaches. Caring relationship-builder with analytical mindset and good decision-making skills.

Accomplished Teacher successful in classroom management, student evaluations, and test preparation. Proven history of improving student learning outcomes by adapting lesson plans to student needs. Dedicated to promoting academic performance and fostering social skills and character development.

Energetic teacher Jobdriven to continue to learn and grow professionally. Understand and implement new technologies and teaching strategies. Excellent at working with different learning styles.

Hardworking Elementary School Teacher bringing' 30 years experience in education. Dedicated to student success.

Enthusiastic Elementary School Teacher eager to help students learn and develop in academic, social, and emotional areas.

Skilled Elementary School Teacher highly effective at providing individualized support to all students.

Experienced Reading Teacher with over 30 years of experience in Elementary Education.

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Skills
  • Teacher collaboration
  • Texas State Teachers Association
  • Summer school teacher
  • Grade reporting
  • Hardware upgrades
  • Teacher assistance
  • Parent-teacher collaboration
  • Experienced with Grades K, 1, 2, 3 4 and Reading Recovery
  • Teacher observations
  • Teacher training
  • Parent-teacher relations
  • New Teacher Mentoring
  • Gradekeeping
  • Substitute teaching
Work History
07/2017 to 02/2018
1st Grade Teacher Leona Group Llc Dearborn, MI,
  • Drove student learning by establishing clear classroom plans and group objectives, as well as actionable strategies to achieve each goal.
  • Taught students subject-specific material, learning strategies and social skills.
  • Established and enforced rules of behavior to drive social development and maintain positive interactions.
  • Built positive relationships with parents to involve families in educational process.
  • Sourced supplies to fill gaps in student activities.
  • Boosted individual perseverance and resilience by setting challenging goals and providing realistic support.
  • Kept classroom clean, organized, and safe for students and visitors.
  • Assessed student progress by administering tests and evaluating results.
  • Planned lessons according to district standards to cover all requirements and prepare for standardized tests.
  • Helped students develop self-esteem and life skills by fostering healthy conflict-resolution, critical thinking and communication.
  • Assessed student learning progress and comprehension with routine tests and standardized examinations.
  • Organized classroom supplies and decorated walls to create fun, nurturing settings and meet learning needs.
07/2013 to 05/2014
Teacher-4th Grade Southwest Key Programs Marietta, GA,
  • Fostered oral language development and critical thinking skills during literary discussions.
  • Mentored students needing extra assistance understanding lessons or concepts.
  • Developed and taught lessons on relevant children's books, poems, movies and themes to promote student interest of Children's Literature as avenue of study.
  • Enhanced student knowledge of technology by integrating various web-based applications for research and assignments.
  • Created and deployed assessment strategies to check student progress and identify areas in need of improvement.
  • Assisted with organization and administration of standardized testing by Test Taking Strategies.
  • Assisted struggling students to maintain progress levels by designing individualized lesson plans focused on areas for improvement.
  • Increased student progress and understanding of Reading by implementing Reading Recovery classroom technology and Small Reading Groups.
  • Developed rapport with students and families, building positive classroom community.
  • Collaborated with team of faculty to develop after-school tutorial program for students in need of extra help.
  • Attended and facilitated IEP meetings for students and families.
  • Connected with parents and community organizations to promote involvement.
  • Graded and evaluated student assignments, papers and course work.
  • Graded assignments quickly to assess student progress and communicate results with students and parents.
  • Promoted student engagement with positive reinforcement techniques and diverse learning strategies.
  • Instructed Type students in Area of expertise principles, concepts and in-depth subject matter.
  • Introduced Type assignments to closely monitor student progress and thorough Area of expertise understanding.
  • Used variety of assessment tools and strategies to improve instruction methods.
  • Educated Type students in strategies for enhancing knowledge and testing performance.
02/2011 to 05/2013
2nd Grade Teacher and Elementary Reading Coach Chickasha, Oklahoma City, STATE,
  • Devoted special emphasis to punctuality and worked to maintain outstanding attendance record, consistently arriving to work ready to start immediately.
  • Developed team communications and information for Reading Strategies
  • Collaborated grade level meetings to introduce information for Reading techniques.
  • Visited with teachers to model lessons and take small groups for individual instruction.
  • Was mentored Monthly from Professional United States presenter and
08/1990 to 05/2010
Teacher Amarillo ISD City, STATE,
  • Boosted student grasp of materials with weekly tutoring sessions.
  • Evaluated and revised lesson plans and course content to facilitate and moderate classroom discussions and student centered learning.
  • Kept students on-task with proactive behavior modification and positive reinforcement strategies.
  • Supported student teachers by mentoring on classroom management, lesson planning and activity organization.
  • Reviewed curriculum and devised alternate approaches to presenting lessons to increase student understanding.
  • Observed and evaluated students' performance, behavior, social development and physical health.
  • Collaborated with parents of All students to increase comprehensive and long-term success.
  • Connected with parents and community organizations to promote involvement.
  • Developed and deepened relationships with students, family members and faculty to promote optimal student learning environments.
  • Provided staff training, professional development, supervision and evaluation.
  • Graded and evaluated student assignments, papers and course work.
  • Directed afterschool activities 3 days each week to provide students with interesting opportunities while maintaining student discipline.
  • Developed and taught lessons on relevant children's books, poems, movies and themes to promote student interest of Children's Literature as avenue of study.
  • Encouraged creative thinking and motivated students by addressing individual strengths and weaknesses based on standardized testing results.
  • Directed after-school tutoring and mentoring program serving. 4-6 elementary school students.
  • Prepared lesson plans according to assessment of student needs and learning ability.
  • Boosted student morale through positive reinforcement to motivate students.
  • Assisted struggling students to maintain progress levels by designing individualized lesson plans focused on areas for improvement.
Education
Expected in 06/1980 to to
Bachelors of Science in Elementary Education: Edication
University of Central Oklahoma - Edmond, OK
GPA:
Accomplishments
  • Improved test scores by 50 % by reworking approach and developed test taking strategies
  • Oversaw 20-30 students per class.
  • Commended for exceptional teaching and support to students. Teacher Of The Year twice
  • Supervised team of 30 staff members.
Certifications

Oklahoma Certified Teacher

Texas Certified Teacher

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School Attended

  • University of Central Oklahoma

Job Titles Held:

  • 1st Grade Teacher
  • Teacher-4th Grade
  • 2nd Grade Teacher and Elementary Reading Coach
  • Teacher

Degrees

  • Bachelors of Science in Elementary Education

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