Adjunct Professor Of English Academic Advisor resume example with 20+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
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Attentive and adaptable teacher skilled in management of classroom operations. Effective in leveraging student feedback to create dynamic lesson plans that address individual strengths and weaknesses. Dedicated and motivated to encourage student growth through carefully monitored academic progress.

  • Interdisciplinary teaching
  • Differentiated instruction
  • Behavioral/cognitive skills development
  • Mediation and advocacy talent
  • Teaching, tutoring and counseling
  • Thematic study techniques
  • Effective listening
  • Interactive teaching/learning
  • Flexible and adaptive
  • Innovative lesson planning
  • Course material development
Teaching Experience
08/2007 to Current
Adjunct Professor of English/Academic Advisor University Of Bridgeport City, STATE,
  • Created and implemented lesson plans, modifying for differences in student learning styles.
  • Adapted teaching strategies to learning styles of students with different skill levels.
  • Attended professional development training to improve knowledge and skills.
  • Customized innovative methods and materials to produce effective learning experiences.
  • Educated students about foreign cultures through immersive activities.
  • Made difficult concepts understandable to students.
  • Led multiple classes each semester, including general English courses, literature and creative writing.
  • Compiled multidimensional cultural and educational resources for students to expand knowledge of key topics beyond classroom limitations.
  • Explored deeper meanings behind texts through lively classroom discussions and challenging essay assignments.
  • Selected and revised course curricula to meet current instructional demands.
  • Administered a caseload of 75 students in the General Studies program for 4 years.
09/1992 to 06/2004
Teacher/Assistant Principal Bassick High School City, STATE,
  • Built and strengthened positive relationships with students, parents and teaching staff.
  • Differentiated instruction according to student ability and skill level.
  • Helped students build learning and study skills to achieve educational goals.
  • Assisted fellow teachers with assignment development, special projects, tests, administrative updates and grading.
  • Combined discipline plan with effective measures and lesson plans to increase concentration, participation and progress student accountability.
  • Developed interesting course plans with multimedia learning tools to meet academic, intellectual and social needs of students.
  • Attended and participated in department staff meetings to brainstorm ideas on learning and retention issues.
  • Encouraged student critical thinking and discussion using variety of teaching techniques.
  • Maintained positive classroom environments by reinforcing rules for behavior and relationship-building actions.
  • Instructed students individually and in groups, utilizing various teaching methods.
  • Encouraged positive self-esteem and mutual respect for others while instilling joy of learning and discovery.
  • Attended in-service training and professional development courses to stay on top of policy and education changes.
09/1974 to 06/1982
Teacher/Reading Specialist Greenwich High School City, STATE,

Developed a team-taught experience with English, math and social studies for a system-wide curriculum.

  • Engaged students and boosted understanding of material using focused instructional strategies and hands-on activities.
  • Assisted fellow teachers with assignment development, special projects, tests, administrative updates and grading.
  • Prepared and utilized materials for one-on-one and group instruction.
  • Maintained student records in accordance with district standards.
09/1974 to 06/1982
Reading Consultant New Canaan High School City, STATE,
  • Developed strategies to assist teachers in introducing new curriculum.
  • Completed professional training courses to maintain current knowledge and licensure.
  • Helped integrate students with special needs into mainstream classrooms by arranging placements and ongoing support.
  • Analyzed student data and prescribed remediation and enrichment to meet learning needs.
  • Developed and oversaw learning-focused activities in classroom and off-site environments.
Education and Training
Expected in 05/1974
Master of Science: English/Language Arts/Reading
University of Bridgeport - Bridgeport, CT,
Expected in 05/1972
Bachelor of Arts: English
Sacred Heart University - Fairfield, CT

2020/2021 University of Bridgeport Excellence in Teaching Award

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School Attended

  • University of Bridgeport
  • Sacred Heart University

Job Titles Held:

  • Adjunct Professor of English/Academic Advisor
  • Teacher/Assistant Principal
  • Teacher/Reading Specialist
  • Reading Consultant


  • Master of Science
  • Bachelor of Arts

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