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

Enthusiastic educator, effective at providing quality instruction and fostering a positive learning environment for all students. Equipped with well-developed leadership and communication skills, which easily cultivates trusting and productive relationships with students, parents, teachers and administration.

Highlights
  • Key Qualifications Currently hold a valid Florida Educator Certificate K-6 (willing to certify in other areas).
  • ESOL Endorsed Working towards ESE hours for renewal
  • Plan and instruct each subject area using wide variety of teaching aids, motivational and implementation strategies to engage students in active learning.
  • Incorporate learning modality principles into classroom and individual instruction.
  • Develop and conduct inter-grade activities.
  • Implement technological approaches to subject material.
  • Research educational resources on the Internet, and assist with information retrieval. Computer Skills
  • Title I familiarity
  • Standardized testing techniques
  • Decisive
  • Discovery Education familiarity
  • Mediation and advocacy talent
  • Flexible and adaptive
  • Critical thinker
  • Microsoft Office®, Microsoft Word/Excel
  • Some System installations; terminal/printer operations
Education
The Evergreen State College Olympia, WA Expected in 2007 Bachelor of Arts : Elementary Education - GPA :

Bachelor of Arts Elementary Education The Evergreen State College, Olympia WA 2007


Broward Community College Pembroke Pines, FL Expected in 1999 Associate of Arts : - GPA :

Associate of Arts Degree Broward Community College, Pembroke Pines, FL 1999

Coursework in Early Childhood Development and Child Psychology


Certifications

Florida Educator Certificate (renewal 2016)

ESOL Endorsement

Glasser Certification (Reality Therapy)

Choosing Excellence Certification


Experience
Chicago Public Schools - 4th/5th Grade Teacher
Chicago, IL, 07/2009 - Current
  • August 2009-August 2012 4th Grade
  • August 2012-June 2013 5th Grade Self-Contained (semi-loop)
  • August 2013-2014 4th Grade Self-Contained
  • August 2015-Current 5th Grade Self-Contained (semi-loop)
  • Observed and assessed student performance and kept thorough records of progress.
  • Established clear objectives for all lessons, units and projects.
  • Encouraged students to persevere with challenging tasks.
  • Implemented a variety of teaching methods such as lectures, discussions and demonstrations.
  • Set and communicated ground rules for the classroom based on respect and personal responsibility.
  • Taught after-school tutoring programs.
  • Established positive relationships with students, parents, fellow teachers and school administrators.
  • Established positive relationships with students, parents, fellow teachers and school administrators.
  • Collaborated with other staff members to plan and schedule lessons promoting learning and student engagement.
  • Employed a broad range of instructional techniques to retain student interest and maximize learning.
  • Created lesson plans in accordance with state curriculum and school-wide curriculum standards.
  • Worked outside normal hours to be available to answer parent and student questions.
  • Differentiated instruction according to student ability and skill level.
  • Taught students to exercise problem solving methodology and techniques during tests.
  • Encouraged parents to take an active role in their child's education.
Bensenville School District - Kindergarten Teacher
Bensenville, IL, 07/2008 - 05/2009
  • Observed and assessed student performance and kept thorough records of progress.
  • Implemented a variety of teaching methods such as lectures, discussions and demonstrations.
  • Established clear objectives for all lessons, units and projects.
  • Encouraged students to persevere with challenging tasks.
  • Set and communicated ground rules for the classroom based on respect and personal responsibility.
  • Established positive relationships with students, parents, fellow teachers and school administrators.
  • Attended Beginning Teacher Program as required by County and State
Altha Public School - Para-Educator, ESE
City, STATE, 07/2008 - 05/2009
  • Responsible for all duties expected of a Professional Educator
  • Attend workshops and Professional Development Programs as required
  • Aided student in areas of task and behavior management
  • Monitored daily progress of student
  • Aided in the development of mainstream social skills as well as daily skills
Olympia School District - Substitute Teacher, K - 8th
City, STATE, 08/2006 - 05/2007
  • Managed classrooms of 15 to 25 students during the absence of assigned teachers.
W.R. Tolar School - Paraprofessional 1st Grade ESE
City, STATE, 01/1 - 01/1
  • Developed lesson plans and instructed students on a daily basis
  • Maintained knowledge of student's Individualized Education Plan and assisted in attainment of set goals
  • Improved social skills and learning abilities of students
  • Provided computer instruction on a daily basis for elementary students
  • Assisted students with attainment of set CCC goals
  • Worked with other technology staff updating systems
  • Instructed five students with various disabilities
  • Developed lesson plans and prepared learning materials based on needs and abilities of individual students
  • Maintained knowledge of student's Individualized Education Plan and assisted in attainment of set goals
  • Increased functional reading and math skills in each student
  • Aided in the development of mainstream social skills as well as daily skills
Annunciation - Pre-Kindergarten 3 Year Old
City, STATE, 05/1999 - 2000
  • Established clear objectives for all lessons, units and projects.
  • Managed classrooms of 20 students
  • Implemented a variety of teaching methods such as lectures, discussions and demonstrations.
  • Observed and assessed student performance and kept thorough records of progress.
  • Encouraged students to persevere with challenging tasks.
Annunciation Catholic School - Kindergarten ParaProfessional
City, STATE, 07/1997 - 05/1999
  • Created Weekly Progress Report for students
  • On occasion Co-Taught various lessons
  • Managed classroom of 25 to 30 students during the absence of assigned teacher.
  • Observed and assessed student performance and kept thorough records of progress.
  • Encouraged students to persevere with challenging tasks.
  • Tutored children individually and in small groups to help them with difficult subjects.
  • Accepted coaching from fellow teachers and administrators and immediately incorporated feedback.
Affiliations

National Education Association

NEAF Grant School Contact

Skills

Microsoft Windows, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel

Data Driven Instruction

Understanding of Quality Expectations within the District

Understanding of Intrinsic Motivation and Accountability

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School Attended

  • The Evergreen State College
  • Broward Community College

Job Titles Held:

  • 4th/5th Grade Teacher
  • Kindergarten Teacher
  • Para-Educator, ESE
  • Substitute Teacher, K - 8th
  • Paraprofessional 1st Grade ESE
  • Pre-Kindergarten 3 Year Old
  • Kindergarten ParaProfessional

Degrees

  • Bachelor of Arts
  • Associate of Arts

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