adjunct professor of english resume example with 20+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
, , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
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Professional Summary

Dedicated Basketball Coach well-versed in developing skilled players and good citizens with diverse abilities in athletic, academic and social arenas. Award-winning competitor with demonstrated track record of success in team and program leadership. Offering 20 years of experience in sports.

  • Character Development
  • Behavior modeling
  • Strategic planning
  • Verbal and written communication
  • Performance improvements
  • Motivational leadership style
  • Nondiscriminatory practices
  • Game rules
  • Group facilitation
  • Offensive and defensive strategy
  • Exercise planning
  • Team Training
  • Athlete safety
  • Physical and endurance training
  • Discipline management
  • Recruitment
Work History
09/2014 to 04/2019
Adjunct Professor of English City Of Louisville, Ky Louisville, KY,
  • Selected and prepared educational resources, taking account of students' interests and cultural backgrounds
  • Developed interesting lectures and educational activities to maximize learning within classroom
  • Expanded student understanding of texts by spearheading in-depth discussions and assigning exploratory essays to help students articulate knowledge
  • Initiated, facilitated and moderated classroom discussions for college-level English students
  • Made use of available technologies in daily learning, such as Word and Powerpoint
  • Developed lesson plans and adapted curriculum to meet individual needs of students
  • Employed diverse teaching approaches to help students of all abilities understand material
  • Organized detailed list of resources to help students go beyond classroom environments and delve into topics of interest
  • Improved student performance by defining clear goals and communicating performance metrics
  • Used effective teaching techniques and learning strategies in translating lesson plans into productive student learning experiences
  • Designed and developed instructional activities using data from student learning style assessments
  • Encouraged participation by maintaining positive attitude and proactively engaging students in activities and lessons
  • Assigned books and other materials to improve reading comprehension
04/1996 to 06/2014
Educator Newark Public Schools City, STATE,
  • Chose materials and developed lesson plans to enhance skills for individual students.
  • Collaborated with adults and children to provide safe and educational experience.
  • Monitored and assessed understanding of difficult concepts and adjusted lesson accordingly.
  • Built relationships and communicated with parents to provide best learning environment for children.
  • Developed and implemented engaging lesson plans to keep learner attention.
  • Differentiated instruction to meet needs of diverse learners.
  • Exemplified positive behavior for children by assisting with learning. moving around to manage classroom and maintaining safety.
  • Managed classroom activities, parent conferences and lesson plans.
  • Met with students, parents and administrators to address and resolve students' behavioral and academic issues.
  • Implemented different technologies such as Word and Powerpoint to engage students in class instruction and diversify approaches.
  • Administered assessments to determine each student's specific educational and social needs.
  • Fostered student curiosity and interest through creative hands-on activities.
  • Prepared quizzes, tests and examinations to gauge how well students were learning.
  • Boosted cultural awareness by incorporating children's literature from world cultures.
  • Participated in department meetings to provide input to colleagues about student achievement and improvement.
  • Communicated frequently with parents, students and faculty to provide feedback and discuss instructional strategies.
  • Evaluated students' understanding of course material through examinations and in-depth essay writing.
  • Implemented reading and writing workshops to increase student literacy and support school reading programs.
09/1996 to 05/2014
Newark Public Schools Girls Basketball Coach Newark Public Schools City, STATE,
  • Conferred with assistant coaches to determine weaknesses in current team roster and develop recruitment plans.
  • Traveled across region to observe junior athletes and identify potential team recruits.
  • Implemented exercise programs and training strategies to bolster individual and team performance.
  • Promoted stretching, mobility work and proper form to help athletes safely build strength.
  • Boosted performance of individual athletes by devising strategic personal training programs.
  • Supervised academic progress of student-athletes and scheduled tutoring services when needed.
  • Forged cooperative relationships to recruit new players into program.
  • Readied athletes for tough games by implementing coordinated regimens of practices and physical conditioning.
  • Held special events to promote camaraderie among teammates, families and community members.
  • Reviewed backgrounds and skills of potential players and coaches and initiated recruiting strategies to bring fresh talent to team.
  • Motivated athletes to become stronger, more agile and more effective through training habits and proper nutrition.
  • Acted as positive role model for team participants and in community.
  • Promoted good sportsmanship with competing teams on- and off-field.
  • Prepared athletes for special competitions and tournaments.
  • Evaluated individual knowledge, skills and strengths and assigned team positions to maximize talent areas.
  • Cultivated community and media relations through social media and other communication channels to support program.
Expected in 04/2014
Master of Arts: Administration And Supervision
Seton Hall University - South Orange, NJ
Expected in 04/1996
Bachelor of Arts: Education
Kean University - Union, NJ
  • Directed two city -wide championship wins with self created curriculum of strategic coaching.

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School Attended

  • Seton Hall University
  • Kean University

Job Titles Held:

  • Adjunct Professor of English
  • Educator
  • Newark Public Schools Girls Basketball Coach


  • Master of Arts
  • Bachelor of Arts

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