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

I am an accomplished elementary education teacher with successful classroom management and academic instructional skills. My classroom and work environment are built around respect. I believe it is essential to reach students' hearts in order to effectively reach their minds. Therefore, I highly focus on building relationships with students in my classroom, teaching them academic state standards in addition to life-lessons and self-worth. I have professional history of improving student learning outcomes by adapting lesson plans to student needs. I am dedicated to promoting academic excellence and fostering social skills and character development.

  • Problem-solving skills
  • Classroom management
  • Time management
  • Relationship building
  • Organizational skills
  • Activity/Event planning skills
  • Technology integration
  • Group and individual instruction
  • Team and individual lesson planning
  • Differentiated instruction
  • Proficient in Google Drive, Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point, Outlook, Schoology, Power School, etc.
Work History
5th Grade Teacher, 08/2017 to Current
Express, Inc.Raleigh, NC,
  • Assessed student learning progress and comprehension with routine tests and standardized examinations.
  • Promoted exploration of building blocks of learning by leading diverse, hands-on activities, including self-created interactive learning days.
  • Helped students develop self-esteem and life skills by fostering healthy conflict-resolution, critical thinking and communication.
  • Organized classroom supplies and decorated classroom walls to create a fun, nurturing environment that also helped meet learning needs.
  • Drove student learning by establishing clear classroom plans and group objectives, as well as actionable strategies to achieve each goal.
  • Boosted individual perseverance and resilience by setting challenging goals and providing realistic support. (assessed and reset goals frequently throughout the year - both academic and character building)
  • Established and enforced rules of behavior to drive social development and maintain positive interactions.
  • Taught students subject-specific material, learning strategies and social skills built on state standards.
  • Assessed student progress by administering tests and evaluating results, using the collected data to plan the following piece or unit of instruction.
  • Collaborated with administrators on classroom policies, management strategies, and discipline as needed.
  • Planned lessons, both individually and as a grade-level team, according to state and district standards in preparation for standardized testing.
  • Built positive relationships with parents to involve families in educational process with an emphasis on communication.
  • Modified general education curriculum for students using various instructional techniques and technologies to meet each individual child's needs.
  • Collaborated with teachers and administrators to discuss academic needs of students including attention deficiencies, learning disabilities, mild autism and physical impairments.
  • Built relationships with students that increased individual levels of confidence as well as improved work ethic, pushing students to fulfill potential and believe in oneself.
  • Served as the grade-chair representative for 5th grade, attending extra meetings and participating in school wide planning and implementation of diversified events.
  • Served for 3 years on the SIC committee, representing our school within the community to help get families involved in the educational experience.
  • Planned over-night field trips, coordinating and fundraising with outside vendors and support groups as well as students and parents.
5th Grade Teacher, 08/2016 to 07/2017
Greenville County School DistrictCity, STATE,
  • Kept students on-task with proactive behavior modification and positive reinforcement strategies.
  • Reviewed curriculum and devised alternate approaches to presenting lessons to increase student understanding.
  • Fostered team collaboration between students through group projects for all core curriculum subjects as a self-contained classroom teacher.
  • Regularly evaluated student understanding and then adjusted instructional approach as needed to meet the needs of individual students.
  • Collaborated with veteran teachers as well as other first-year-teachers to learn from experiences both in the classroom as well as professional development.
  • Completed Greenville County School District's first-year-teacher requirements, attending monthly professional development sessions and keeping a binder updated weekly, filled with lesson plans, behavior management approaches, data, etc.
  • Worked along side a mentor teacher and mentor administrator to grow my personal teaching abilities as a first-year-teacher.
Sales Associate & Key Holder, 11/2012 to 03/2016
The Castle Prom And BridalCity, STATE,
  • Engaged with customers to build rapport and promote long-term loyalty, increasing sales and meeting company goals.
  • Traveled and attended the Atlanta Market as a merchandise associate, helping select upcoming season attire to be showcased and sold on the floor, in store.
  • Input stock - item numbers, item descriptions, prices, etc - in the computer system and kept both digital and manual records of all sales.
  • Kept the store clean and organized in efforts to create a professional presentation of the store what we had to offer, as well as establishing an environment that was clean, warm, and inviting to all visitors.
  • Met sales targets consistently for each shift by positively engaging customers and delivering high levels of service.
  • Supervised team workflow, including managing customer needs and delegating tasks to employees for optimal coverage.
  • Monitored associates throughout each assigned shift and professionally managed any challenges to maintain optimal store performance.
  • Educated customers about product and service offerings, special deals and newly released offerings to help each person make informed choices.
  • Handled administrative tasks efficiently, including scheduling employees, preparing bank deposit and drafting sales reports to keep daily processes running smoothly.
  • Trained new associates on cash register operations including opening, conducting customer transactions and balancing drawer.
  • Opened and closed store independently when needed and prepared nightly bank drop for manager.
  • Oversaw store operations by counting cash drawers, reviewing equipment to ensure functioning and providing leadership.
Bachelor of Science: Elementary Education, Expected in 05/2016
Anderson University - Anderson, SC,
High School Diploma: , Expected in 05/2012
Dorman High School - Roebuck, SC,

- Completed Read to Succeed Endorsement

- Elementary Certified only (2nd - 6th grade)

Additional Information

- Teaching Fellow graduate from Anderson University

- teacher volunteer on student council and other school organizations

- DHS alumni / Honors Graduate, 4 year member of Blue Belles, 3 years in student council, & 3 years in mixed honor choir

- participant in Spartanburg Little Theatre since 2007

- 18 years of dance and additional theatrical and voice training

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