Jessica Claire
  • , , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
  • Cell:
Professional Summary

Innovative Elementary Teacher bringing 3-year background instructing students. Expertise in classroom oversight, course planning and behavior management. Successful at collaborating with teachers, administrative leaders and support specialists to meet individual student needs. Committed to encouraging higher-order thinking to increase student performance.

  • Organizational ability
  • Quality education
  • School district guidelines comprehension
  • IEP familiarity
  • Literacy skills
  • Learning assessments
  • Time management
  • Lesson Planning
  • Individualized instruction
  • Behavior management systems
  • Verbal and written communication
  • Problem-solving skills
  • Student-Centered Learning
  • Positive Learning Environment
  • Standardized Testing
  • Elementary education
  • Child development
  • Classroom management
  • DIBELS knowledge
  • Special Needs Students
Work History
6th Grade Teacher, 08/2019 to Current
BayhealthSmyrna, DE,
  • Increased parent satisfaction through well-organized IEP meetings and family conferences focused on improving parent-child bonding skills.
  • Provided one-on-one attention to students, while maintaining overall focus on entire group.
  • Prepared instruction materials including copying, construction of bulletin boards, grading work and setting up work areas.
  • Established positive rapport with all students and parents through home calls, emails and Parent Teacher Club.
  • Integrated technology into classroom as instructional tool, such as Smartboard.
  • Planned and supervised class projects, field trips and visits by guest speakers.
  • Diversified teaching techniques and learning tools help students with differing ability levels and varied learning modalities.
  • Built learning and citizenship skills to help with personal growth in addition to increasing academic knowledge.
  • Sat in on classes of fellow teaching professionals to learn innovative methods for dispensing information to students.
  • Worked with administrators on behavioral issues to support needs of all students.
  • Completed in-service and additional training to maintain professional growth.
  • Used tests, quizzes and other assignments to gauge students' learning and determine understanding of course materials.
  • Led interesting and diverse group activities to engage students in course material.
  • Communicated objectives for all lessons, units and projects to students and parents.
  • Prepared and implemented lesson plans covering required course topics.
  • Developed and distributed study guides to reinforce lecture details and help students with test preparation.
  • Prepared daily lesson plans for activities.
  • Identified signs of emotional or developmental problems in students.
  • Utilized multimedia strategies and technology to convey information in fresh and interesting ways.
  • Kept classroom organized, clean, and safe for all students and visitors.
Teacher, 08/2018 to 05/2019
Coventry Public SchoolsCoventry, CT,
  • Fostered team collaboration between students through group projects for Science.
  • 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.
  • Evaluated and revised lesson plans and course content to facilitate and moderate classroom discussions and student-centered learning.
  • Completed and filed daily paperwork for classroom activities, including meal count sheets and attendance logs.
  • Incorporated exciting and engaging activities to reinforce student participation and hands-on learning.
  • Communicated frequently with parents, students and faculty to provide feedback and discuss instructional strategies.
  • Worked cooperatively with other teachers, administrators and parents to help students reach learning objectives in Science.
  • Encouraged creative thinking and motivated students by addressing individual strengths and weaknesses based on standardized testing results.
  • Graded and evaluated student assignments, papers and course work.
  • Incorporated multiple types of teaching strategies into classroom.
  • Met with administrators and department team members to work on curriculum planning and assessment methods.
  • Attended and facilitated IEP meetings for students and families.
  • Held conferences with parents to address questions, discuss academic progress and encourage learning goals.
  • Enhanced student knowledge of technology by integrating various web-based applications for research and assignments.
Para Educator, 08/2017 to 03/2018
Coventry Public SchoolsCoventry, CT,
Para Educator, 08/2015 to 05/2017
Canton/Galva Elementary SchoolCity, STATE,
Master of Arts: Elementary School Teaching, Expected in 05/2019
Kansas State University - Manhattan, Kansas,
Bachelor of General Studies: Child Development, Expected in
Fort Hays State University - Hays, KS
GPA: 2.71/2.79
Associates of Science: , Expected in
Hutchinson Community College - Hutchinson, KS

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