4th 5th Grade Teacher Resume Example

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Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - -
Professional Summary

You will be hiring a passionate, authentic, energetic, and devoted professional dedicated to promoting student learning and enhancing individual potential. I am a fierce advocate of a culture of learning and empowering students to be agents of their identity and learning. Skillful in creating classroom environments which excite and engage all students while mitigating many unproductive student behaviors because students have both choice and responsibility actualizing high expectations. I am dedicated to a differentiated, standards-based approach within a professional learning community. Using my background in technology integration, I am able to support staff and keep students connected to the classroom that were formally disenfranchised from learning. I am a caring relationship-builder with an analytical mindset and great decision-making skills to facilitate, communicate, and support students' learning journey. I believe I possess the skillset to transform learning and create a dynamic, proactive approach to unpack standards, create learning intentions, and apply best practices to facilitate and support teachers and students maximize 21st century skills to be successful in a global community.

  • Data-based instruction
  • Standards-Based Grading
  • PBIS and Trauma Informed Teaching
  • Technology integration
  • Differentiated instruction
  • Educator Effectiveness
  • Professional Learning Communities
  • Best Practices in Student Engagement
  • Non-Crisis Intervention and De-escalation strategies
Work History
08/2019 to Current
4th/5th Grade Teacher Monona Grove School District City, STATE,
  • Built positive and strong relationships with students and staff to create space and capacity where students can be empowered and celebrated to be leaders of their learning.
  • Participated in several coaching cycles involving student engagement, math discourse, and writing.
  • Using the ICS model, planned, implemented, and reflected on high engaging lessons with multiple modes of demonstrating understanding.
  • Participated and help shape math co-planning professional development
  • Used expertise in visible learning, differentiation, and standards-based learning and grading to create a culture of learning with expectations and engagement.
  • Built positive relationships with parents to involve families and students in educational process.
  • Used the EE process to improve student discourse and metacognition skills
  • Using my strong technology background, I was able to create experiences for students to engage, excite, and keep them connected to the classroom. by using multiple platforms creating formative and summative assessment opportunities.
08/2008 to 06/2019
5th Grade Teacher/PBIS Internal Coach Waunakee Community School District City, STATE,
  • Led several district PD opportunities on visible learning, guaranteed, viable curriculum, student engagement, technology integration, PLC implementation, PBIS and more.
  • Participated in several district/school steering committees: ALICE, standards based grading and teaching, PLC implementation, trauma informed teaching, student engagement, and Educator Effectiveness.
  • Teacher-leader in data-based instruction, classroom culture and PBIS practices.
  • Internal School PBIS coach (Grades 5-6) led meeting, provided professional development for students and staff, facilitated classroom observations to improved teaching practices around these principles.
  • Standards-based grading and instruction: unpacking standards, creating SLO's, and participating in summer work to improve grade-level and vertical articulation of standards.
06/2016 to 08/2019
Reading/Writing Coordinator-Remedial Summer School Waunakee Community School District City, STATE,
  • Collaborated with summer school teachers, office staff and literacy coach to collect data to create individual learning plans for student success goals.
  • Trained teachers on effective teaching techniques, program outcomes, and creating models for student growth.
  • Developed creative teaching model to engage and excite reluctant readers and writers.
  • Evaluated staff performance of teachers and students
  • Approved program materials and budget.
06/2008 to 08/2016
MSCR-SREC Site Director Madison School And Community Recreation City, STATE,
  • Collaborated closely with building principal to ensure consistency between programs.
  • Evaluated staff (over 30) on performance of lesson planning, behavior management, roles and responsibilities. Made determinations of firing or re-hiring staff for future positions.
  • Facilitated Junior Mentor Program pairing veteran staff with junior counselors (high school) to build their capacity and give them meaningful and purposeful opportunities to lead.
  • Worked with admin to improve programming for students in diverse/low-socio-economic neighborhoods (Warner Park Community Center, Huegel Elementary, Orchard Ridge Elementary)
Expected in 06/1996
High School Diploma:
Monona Grove High School - Monona, WI
Expected in 05/2002
Bachelor of Science: Education
University Of Wisconsin-Madison - Madison, WI,
Expected in 05/2007
Master of Arts: Educational Leadership
Northern Arizona University - Flagstaff, AZ

I enjoy time with my amazing family, training for Ironman triathlons, being a member of Cottage Grove Fire Department, hiking state and national parks, reading educational journals and listening to educational podcasts, and walking with my two Great Danes.

  • James Kamoku- Direct 5th Grade Supervisor/Assistant Principal at Glacial Drumlin Middle School (608) 839-8407
  • Matt Hayden- District Math Coach (608) 577-4242
  • Jason Cole- Principal Northview Elementary (608) 514-6663 co-worker at Waunakee for 7 years/worked together in a number of leadership positions)
  • Amy Kohl- ELL Teacher at Glacial Drumlin Middle School
  • Michelle Borkovec-MSCR (608) 204-3030
  • Jill and Max Zukowski- Parents of Jaxon Zukowski in my 4th and 5th grade class (608) 692-4599

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School Attended
  • Monona Grove High School
  • University Of Wisconsin-Madison
  • Northern Arizona University
Job Titles Held:
  • 4th/5th Grade Teacher
  • 5th Grade Teacher/PBIS Internal Coach
  • Reading/Writing Coordinator-Remedial Summer School
  • MSCR-SREC Site Director
  • High School Diploma
  • Bachelor of Science
  • Master of Arts