Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
  • H: (555) 432-1000
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Professional Summary
  • Enthusiastic teacher effective at providing quality instruction and fostering a positive learning environment for all students
  • Excellent interpersonal skills for cultivating trusting and productive relationships with students, parents, teachers and administration
  • Strong educational background with more than 10 years of teaching and facilitating experience
  • Departmentalized math teacher beginning with the 2008-2009 school year (CCSS experience)
  • Nearly 12 years of relevant work experience in the business world
Professional Experience
5th Grade Math Teacher , 07/2004 - Current
Gulfport School District City, STATE,
  • Creates engaging lesson plans in accordance with state, district and school curriculum standards
  • Establishes clear objectives for all lessons, units and projects
  • Implements a variety of teaching methods such as lectures, discussions and demonstrations
  • Observes and assesses student performance and keeps thorough records of progress
  • Collaborates with other faculty to plan lessons promoting learning and student engagement
  • Employs a broad range of instructional techniques to retain student interest and maximize learning
  • Tutors children individually and in small groups to provide additional assistance with difficult concepts
  • Differentiates instruction according to student ability and skill level
  • Encourages students to persevere with challenging tasks and to use problem solving strategies and techniques during testing situations
  • Sets and communicates ground rules for the classroom based on respect and personal responsibility
  • Works outside normal hours to be available to answer parent and student questions
  • Establishes positive relationships with students, parents, fellow teachers and school administrators
  • Holds parent-teacher conferences to keep parents up-to-date on children's academic performance
  • Accepts coaching from fellow teachers and administrators and incorporates feedback promptly
Elementary Instructor's Assistant, 07/2003 - 04/2004
Gulfport School District City, STATE,
  • Assisted kindergarten instructor with lesson plan development and implementation, preparation of materials, and supervision of students during center activities
Certified Retirement Plan Specialist, 06/1987 - 03/1999
Hancock Bank City, STATE,

Employee Benefits Administrator: Assistant Vice President (1997-1999)

  • Prepared annual accountings and IRS tax filings for approximately 75 corporate retirement plans
  • Managed relationships with professionals including lawyers, accountants, and corporate executives
  • Conducted 401(k) enrollment meetings

Employee Benefits Administrator: Trust Officer (1995-1997)

  • Assisted in administering approximately 285 corporate retirement plans
  • Verified accuracy of plan allocations, loan disbursements, loan payments, and withdrawals for hardship, retirement or termination reasons
  • Supervised and trained retirement plan record-keepers

Employee Benefits Analyst (1990-1995)

  • Allocated retirement plan contributions, earnings and forfeitures, and issued participants' statements
  • Disbursed loan proceeds, processed loan payments, hardship withdrawals and distributions for retirement or termination reasons
  • Prepared 1099R tax forms for the IRS and participants

Trust Operations Technician (1989-1990)

  • Paid real estate taxes and insurance premiums for over 400 pieces of trust-owned property
  • Processed data entry forms for trust account transactions
  • Reconciled activities of trust accounts daily

Reconciliation Clerk (1987-1989)

  • Manually entered transactions rejected by the check-image capturing sorter
  • Sorted and bundled checks for other financial institutions and prepared for delivery
Master of Education in the Art of Teaching: , Expected in
William Carey University - Gulfport, MS
  • GPA - 4.0
Bachelor of Science: Business Administration - Emphasis in Management Information Systems , Expected in
University of Southern Mississippi - Long Beach, MS
  • Highest Honors Graduate (GPA 3.96)
Associate of Arts: , Expected in
Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College - Perkinston, MS
  • Highest Honors Graduate
Career Accomplishments
  • Reflex Math grant recipient from Explore Learning (2014)
  • Leo Seal Teacher Recognition Award (2011)
  • Mississippi Power Novice Teacher Award (2004-2005 school year)
  • 2011 MCT2 Math Scaled Score of 166.1 (99 students; 59% advanced & 37% proficient)
  • 2010 MCT2 Math Scaled Score of 164.5 (95 students; 51% advanced & 44% proficient)
  • 2009 MCT2 Math Scaled Score of 163.3 (88 students; 48% advanced & 49% proficient)

Mississippi Teaching Certificate Endorsements:

Elementary Ed. (4-6)

Middle School Math (7-8)

Social Studies (7-12)

Business Education (7-12)

  • National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) member
  • Test item writing experience (Pearson)
  • Test item review experience (MS Dept of Ed)
  • Microsoft Word, Excel, Publisher, PowerPoint and Photo Story
  • ActivInspire
  • Thinking Maps
  • Achievement Series
  • Compass Learning
  • Study Island
  • Aimsweb
  • SchoolRack
  • Renaissance Learning
  • Reflex Math
  • Remind 101

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School Attended

  • William Carey University
  • University of Southern Mississippi
  • Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College

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  • Elementary Instructor's Assistant
  • Certified Retirement Plan Specialist


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  • Bachelor of Science
  • Associate of Arts

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