Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
  • H: (555) 432-1000
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Professional Summary

Compassionate After-School Teacher with expertise in organizing and implementing educational games and activities, assisting with homework assignments and assisting students in developing good habits and behavior. Experienced in supervising over 30 students simultaneously. Patient and creative professional certified in Child Development.

Seasoned Teacher with over 27 years of experience. Successful in designing engaging lesson plans and integrating educational technology to drive retention, comprehension and participation. Accomplished in cultivating long-term relationships with students and working in fast-paced academic environments. Adaptable and focused teacher with demonstrated success in managing organized classrooms, updating records and providing both group and individualized instruction. Proficient in helping advanced, struggling and special needs students enhance learning.

  • Grading skills
  • Documentation abilities
  • Project evaluation
  • Curriculum selection
  • Lesson planning
  • Student-centered learning
  • Student engagement
  • Positive reinforcement
  • Child development
  • Classroom management
  • Audio-visual aid implementation
  • Group and individual instruction
  • Creative questioning
  • Special education
  • Group learning mechanics
  • Positive learning environment
Work History
After-school Instructor, 08/2011 - 12/2019
University Of Tennessee Medical Center Knoxville, TN,
  • Observed and evaluated students' performance, behavior, social development, and physical health.
  • Fostered team collaboration between students through group projects for crafts, games, homework, and lead a Bible class for students ages 4th grade and older five days a week.
  • Communicated frequently with parents, students, and faculty to provide feedback and discuss instructional strategies.
  • Boosted student grasp of materials with daily tutoring sessions in mathematics.
  • Planned, purchased and served healthy meals for students daily.
  • Supervised students on field trips.
  • Helped students while exiting public school buses daily.
  • Worked with students with special needs.
  • Developed rapport with students and families, building a positive classroom community.
  • Used a variety of assessment tools and strategies to improve instruction methods.
  • Implemented creative ways to foster curiosity for complex principles through hands-on learning and planned activities.
  • Directed after school activities 5 days each week to provide students with interesting opportunities while maintaining student discipline.
  • Promoted physical, mental and social development by implementing classroom games and outdoor recreational activities.
  • Taught multiple subjects to students with intellectual or emotional disabilities.
Director, 03/2011 - 08/2012
University Of Tennessee Medical Center Knoxville, TN,
  • Worked closely with organizational leadership, including board of directors, to strategically affect direction of operations.
  • Collaborated with management, technical crew members and fellow supervisors to organize efficient site operations and achieve demanding schedule targets.
  • Delegated assignments based on site plans, project needs and knowledge of individual team members.
  • Established performance goals for each department and provided feedback on methods for reaching those milestones.
  • Mitigated costs while collaborating with vendors to manage inventory items.
  • Created an annual budget and developed a comprehensive plan to accomplish company objectives while staying within budget.
  • Worked with lead teachers and assistant teachers to arrange schedules based on production requirements and available resources.
  • Verified all building areas were working optimally and kept clean.
  • Led and directed a
  • Team of 8 teachers and one cook.
  • Developed and maintained positive relationships with employees.
  • Substituted for employees when unable to work.
  • Planned daily lesson plans for each class.
  • Planned daily menus for each classroom and oversaw the preparation.
  • Worked with parents to ensure good communication and partnership in the care of their children.
  • Worked with children with special needs following their IEP paperwork.
  • Opened and closed the facility.
  • Hired and dismissed employees when needed.
  • Collected tuition from parents and prepared it for deposit.
  • Created organization's mission and vision statements for use by all employees.
Director, 08/2002 - 01/2010
The May Institute Inc Burlington, MA,

The Director's job was the same as the last Director position except there were 23 teachers and assistant teachers, one cook and one Assistant Director under the leadership of the Director daily.

The job included all aspects of payroll for the whole staff.

Special Education Teacher Assistant, 08/1992 - 06/1999
Fairfax County Schools, Herndon High School City, STATE,
  • Used behavior modeling and specialized teaching techniques to share and reinforce social skills.
  • Assessed student assignments to check quality and completeness and assign grades.
  • Organized classroom materials to help teachers prepare for daily instruction and activities.
  • Supported student learning objectives through personalized and small group assistance to support classroom instruction.
  • Oversaw groups of up to 25 students at school and off-site locations, maintaining optimal safety and security.
  • Kept classrooms clean, neat and properly sanitized for student health and classroom efficiency.
  • Created lesson materials, visuals and digital presentations to supplement lesson plans.
  • Helped classroom teachers achieve instructional objectives.
  • Monitored student actions and applied established interventions to redirect behavior and resolve conflicts.
  • Handed out classroom materials, like pencils, tests and books.
  • Provided mobility and personal care support to students with physical limitations.
  • Oversaw students in classroom, halls and anywhere students traveled in school to monitor, enforce rules and support lead teacher.
  • Assisted and mentored students in groups of up to 25 by reviewing lesson teachings and following teacher instruction.
  • Partnered with teacher to plan and implement lessons following school's curriculum, goals, objectives and philosophies.
  • Tutored struggling students individually and in small groups to reinforce learning concepts.
  • Distributed learning materials such as worksheets, textbooks and supplemental activities.
  • Supported classroom activities, including tutoring, grading homework and reviewing exams.
Associate of Arts: Early Childhood Education, Expected in
Caldwell Community College And Technical Institute - Hudson, NC
Bachelor of Arts: Child Development, Expected in
Appalachian State University - Boone, NC

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