academic coach and ell faculty resume example with 5+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
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Professional Summary

Student-centered Educator with over 6 years background supporting students of ages from Early Childhood, Elementary-middle, secondary, and post-secondary ages, developing instructional plans and organizing and grading exams and tests. Commended for sustaining effective learning environment through prepared classes and relevant assignments and consistently achieving classroom management and academic goals. Goal-oriented to advance student-learning, improve teaching and modernize instructional approaches through curricular and instructional innovation. Extensive background in research. Enthusiastic Teacher dedicated to promoting environment conducive to learning. Deeply committed to optimizing student success.

  • Curriculum and Instruction
  • Curriculum Development
  • Student-centered learning
  • Lesson Planning
  • Flexible and Adaptable
  • Social-Emotional support. Educational Psychology
  • Create Diverse instructional strategies to meet inclusive learning needs
Work History
08/2021 to Current Academic Coach and ELL Faculty Bakersfield Behavioral Healthcare Hospital | Bakersfield, CA,
  • Collaborated with students to complete homework assignments, identify lagging skills, and correct weaknesses.
  • Planned lessons for theallotted time to strengthen weak subjects and build skills.
  • Instructed students in career development techniques.
  • Collaborated with teachers and administrators to discuss academic needs of students.
  • Assessed students for executive function and Neurodivergent support of accommodations and SEL. Referred to appropriate services when necessary.
  • Collaborated with teachers and administrators to develop and evaluate school programs by sharing student success data and insights.
  • Advised students on crucial academic decisions such as the science of learning and their brain-processing needs for growth mindset and executive function support by discussing and identifying interests, strengths, and working with families to align objectives and goals.
  • Designed engaging lessons, using art and visual aids to enhance the learning process, re-evaluating student learning to meet student autonomy, agency, and purpose.
  • Supported and implemented positive and transitional coping strategies for student autonomy and agency success for mild to moderate special needs.
  • Developed student confidence through attentive instruction in Learning Resources and ELL, applying positive reinforcement strategies.
  • Met with students and discussed educational goals and expectations.
  • Stressed the importance of good study habits by encouraging students to create personalized study plans.
  • Provided appropriate learning materials for students.
  • Collaborated with parents to create tutoring sessions appropriate for students' age, learning preference, and learning style.
  • Tracked learning progress to identify opportunities to enhance tutoring methods and help students achieve personal goals.
  • Identified learning needs and implemented fun and engaging learning activities to help students advance.
  • Responded to after-hours email and telephone requests to provide students assistance with specific questions.
  • Provided early intervention assistance to struggling students.
  • Provided homework assistance using specific curriculum and materials.
  • Coordinated parent meetings, discussing student progress and developing individualized solutions to areas of concern.
  • Prepared lesson plans to meet goals identified in students' individualized study plans.
  • Tutored struggling, average and advanced students in Academic course materials.
  • Worked with students in classrooms or home environments to provide educational support.
  • Updated required logs and student documentation to keep records accurate and current.
  • Created special handouts, study guides, and enrichment materials to boost student knowledge.
  • Tutored struggling, average and advanced students in Academic and ELL course materials.
  • Creating ELL curricular content to align to state standards, entrance scores, and WIDA scales for ELL. Interviewing curriculum to meet the needs of future ELL students and implementing benchmarks.
  • Aligning curriculum, creating accommodations and instructional support for ELL students.
  • Collaborating and supporting teachers with instructional strategies and curricular support for classroom inclusion teaching and learning.
  • Creating, re-evaluating the school's learner profile structure for student needs.
  • Taught students remotely via pre-recorded and live video sessions.
  • Assessed students' progress throughout classes and adjusted instructional methods and content focus. Collaborated with administration and teachers to accommodate and modify curricular needs to align with student academic support.
  • Supported students with helpful study habits and exam strategies.
  • Motivated students towards learning and studying to build self-confidence and reduce fear of failure.
  • Maintained detailed files and created charts tracking students learning progress.
  • Supporting students with Autonomy, Agency, and Purpose with Growth mindset interventions for student transition from learning resource support to autonomy.
  • Helped students prepare for routine, tests, and college entrance exams.
  • Developed student confidence through attentive instruction in Learning Resources, applying positive reinforcement strategies.
  • Provided one-on-one and small group instruction to over 7 grades of elementary and middle school science classes
11/2021 to Current Adjunct Faculty and Teacher Work Sample Evaluator Upper Iowa University | City, STATE,
  • Encouraged class discussions by building discussions into lessons, actively soliciting input, asking open-ended questions and using techniques to track student participation.
  • Shifted between informal and formal methods of teaching to create multi-layered web of learning incorporating experiments, practical activities, discussions and projects into lessons.
  • Used variety of learning modalities and support materials to facilitate learning process and accentuate presentations.
  • Developed and taught undergraduate courses in for department offerings serving major, minor and general students.
  • Prepared projects, tests, and quizzes to determine student comprehension.
  • Created and developed lesson plans to meet students' academic needs.
  • Increased educational expertise and knowledge by participating in instructor-oriented workshops.
  • Evaluated students' understanding of course material through examinations and in-depth essay writing.
  • Participated in department meetings to provide input to colleagues about student achievement and improvement.
  • Shifted between formal and informal methods of teaching to keep students engaged.
  • Evaluate Teacher-work samples of undergrad students for Teacher's college at Waterloo and Davenport campuses.
07/2016 to 07/2021 Teacher Rivermont Collegiate | City, STATE,
  • Planned and implemented integrated lessons to meet national standards.
  • Communicated frequently with parents, students and faculty to provide feedback and discuss instructional strategies.
  • Instructed students in core educational principles, concepts and in-depth subject matter.
  • Held conferences with parents to address questions, discuss academic progress and encourage learning goals.
  • Evaluated and revised lesson plans and course content to achieve student-centered learning.
  • Piloted program to address proposed state subject area competencies and standards.
  • Worked cooperatively with other teachers, administrators and parents to help students reach learning objectives.
  • Incorporated multiple types of teaching strategies into classroom.
  • Supported student teachers by mentoring on classroom management, lesson planning and activity organization.
  • Developed and implemented lesson plans that addressed general students as well as those with individualized 504 plans as part of integrated classroom.
  • Fostered team collaboration between students through group projects.
  • Enhanced student knowledge of technology by integrating various web-based applications for research and assignments.
  • Devised and implemented strategies to create and maintain cohesive school community within virtual classroom setting.
  • Designed dynamic lesson plans based on student interests to increase overall student GPA.
  • Implemented and encouraged debate-style classroom environment to increase student engagement and promote critical thinking.
  • Reviewed curriculum and devised alternate approaches to presenting lessons to increase student understanding.
  • Completed daily reports, meal count sheets and attendance logs.
  • Encouraged creative thinking and motivated students by addressing individual strengths and weaknesses based on standardized testing results.
  • Incorporated exciting and engaging activities to achieve student participation and hands-on learning.
  • Implemented creative ways to foster curiosity for complex principles through hands-on learning and planned activities.
  • Graded and evaluated student assignments, papers and course work.
  • Supervised learning groups of students in classroom stations.
  • Directed after-school tutoring and mentoring program serving elementary school students.
  • Promoted physical, mental and social development using classroom games and activities.
  • Kept students on-task with proactive behavior modification and positive reinforcement strategies.
  • Worked with Early Childhood Education, PLC facilitator, Teacher lead, Reggio Emilia Inspired Approach, K-6 science, and 7-8 science lab so-teaching support.
  • Continuing educational support and family outreach for facilitating home-school community connection with Parent Council, school administration, and teachers.
  • Coached Cheerleading.
  • Created curricular vertical and horizontal standard and SEL alignments, DHS and licensing requirements, documentation of student learning and progress.
  • Created a K-6 NGSS science active learning program with 5E model with horizontal and vertical alignments. Facilitated cross-curricular integrations with General Education teachers.
  • Co-teacher support with Labs of 7-8 grade students.
  • Created engaging lessons for varying grade levels. Assessed learning for each grade level using progressive assessment strategies to decrease anxiety and increase curiosity.
  • Created and organized project-based learning experiences for grades PS-8.
  • Created and implemented an international mentoring class for students who chose to work with Early School Students.
  • Created and hosted mentor learning opportunities for middle school and high school students with lower school students.
  • Interviewed and implemented curriculum for k-8 sciences.
Expected in 04/2022 to to Master of Science | Curriculum & Instruction-Sciences of Learning/SEL Western Governors University, Salt Lake City, UT GPA:
  • Received Alumni Scholarship
  • Member of National Honors Society-NSLS
  • Member of Alumni Ambassadors Association
  • Support Student Teachers for Interview and Lesson Planning support due to COVID complications for student teaching.
Expected in 08/2020 to to Bachelor of Arts | Educational Studies-Interdisciplinary Western Governors University, Salt Lake City, UT GPA:
  • Awarded Excellence Award for exemplary work in Preclinical Experiences-Differentiation, Diversity, and Belonging.
  • Lead Teacher and PLC facilitator
  • Interviewed, assessed, created, and implemented curriculum for disciplines.
  • Identify student learning styles and empowering students to learn to their strengths.

Certified National Geographic Educator

North American Reggio Emilia Association

NSTA member

International TESOL association

National Society of Leadership and Success Inducted Member

Reggio Children-Reggio Emilia International Study group 2019

  • Certified National Geographic Educator

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School Attended

  • Western Governors University
  • Western Governors University

Job Titles Held:

  • Academic Coach and ELL Faculty
  • Adjunct Faculty and Teacher Work Sample Evaluator
  • Teacher


  • Master of Science
  • Bachelor of Arts

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