american sign language teacher 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

Caring and hardworking American Sign Language teacher offering profound knowledge of both ASL, as a language, Deaf culture, and Deaf history developed over a lifetime of experience in field. Educate students on subject material with use of knowledgeable lectures, lively discussions and special group activities. Focus on diversifying and adapting instruction to serve all students. Organized and dependable candidate successful at managing multiple priorities with a positive attitude. Willingness to take on added responsibilities to meet team goals. Reliable employee seeking part-time ASL teaching position. Offering excellent communication and good judgment.

  • Learning style assessment
  • Lesson Planning
  • Curriculum Development
  • Test and quiz creation
  • Data Entry
  • Critical Thinking
  • Multitasking Abilities
  • Problem-Solving
  • MS Office
  • Dependable and Responsible
  • Planning and Coordination
  • Decision Making
  • Analytical and Critical Thinking
  • Cultural Awareness
  • Records Maintenance
  • Teacher collaboration
  • Organization and Time Management
  • Adobe Acrobat Software Proficiency
  • Adobe Photoshop Software Proficiency
  • InDesign Software Proficiency
Work History
American Sign Language Teacher, 01/2021 - Current
Arrow Child And Family Ministries Sugar Land, TX,
  • Facilitated positive learning environment by using enthusiastic and energetic instructional strategies and consistent classroom management.
  • Created and executed various daily assignments for Pre-K through 12th grade students to meet their education requirements as determined by school administration.
  • Used Canvas and GradeLink to monitor and record student progress.
  • Quickly learned new skills and applied them to daily tasks, improving efficiency and productivity.
  • Carried out day-day-day duties accurately and efficiently.
  • Demonstrated respect, friendliness and willingness to help wherever needed.
  • Used critical thinking to break down problems, evaluate solutions and make decisions.
  • Proved successful working within tight deadlines and fast-paced atmosphere.
  • Maintained energy and enthusiasm in fast-paced environment.
  • Performed duties in accordance with applicable standards, policies and regulatory guidelines to promote safe working environment.
  • Sourced optimal curricula and developed lesson plans to fully cover target material for each course
  • Delivered 22 hours per week of classroom lessons and lectures, instructing over 55 students per semester (Pre-K through 12th Grade) in American Sign Language
  • 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
  • Participated in team-building activities to enhance working relationships
Senior Business Manager, 08/2005 - 08/2020
At&T Phoenix, AZ,
  • Drove year-over-year business growth while leading operations, strategic vision and long-range planning.
  • Chaired weekly meetings with executive leadership to identify opportunities for improvement, establish milestones and tailor products to individual markets.
  • Monitored daily operations and implemented changes to maintain highest level of customer service.
  • Communicated with customers and vendors positively with particular attention to problem resolution.
  • Oversaw office operations for organization by processing vital documentation, obtaining authorization for services and completing both monthly and quarterly sales and income reports.
  • Designed, built and maintained the central website for this business as well as an e-commerce website to support online sales.
  • Created, managed and executed business plans and communicated company vision and objectives to both customers and vendors
  • Analyzed delivery and shipping operations to reduce shipment turnaround time and store surcharges
  • Identified market product demands and customer trends to bring in new customers and retain existing ones for sustainable profits
Program Manager, 04/1998 - 12/2005
Dover Corporation Irvine, CA,
  • Coached team members on productivity strategies, policy updates and performance improvement plans to accomplish challenging goals.
  • Interacted with customers and clients to identify business needs and requirements.
  • Monitored progress of programs, using and applying programming documents, program directives, funding documents and other program material.
  • Addressed and resolved technical, financial and operational concerns by working with team members and directors.
  • Orchestrated smooth and efficient program development by collaborating cross-functionally across departments.
  • Created and presented data using MS Excel spreadsheets and other MS Office tools.
  • Devised tools and benchmarks to improve team performance and monitor production.
  • Met with project stakeholders on regular basis to assess progress and make adjustments.
  • Maintained tight production timetables and quality standards to give audiences exceptional offerings.
  • Identified system needs and designed processes to support business requirements.
  • Oversaw 5 - 8 projects each year from concept through final delivery.
  • Designed infrastructure solutions to resolve business issues and improve delivery processes.
  • Implemented and led meetings, opening up dialog with area managers to discuss a variety of software project and product subjects including resource schedule and management, product development, content and localization
Bachelor of Arts: Acting, Expected in 05/1996
Cornish College of The Arts - Seattle, WA
Status -
High School Diploma: , Expected in 06/1991
Chatsworth High School - Chatsworth, CA,
Status -
Additional Information
  • Only seeking part-time employment (22 hours/week maximum).
  • Grew up in a bi-lingual (ASL)/bi-cultural (Deaf culture) home.
  • First language is American Sign Language.
  • Involved in community work, cultural events and leadership through The Rainier Club.

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School Attended

  • Cornish College of The Arts
  • Chatsworth High School

Job Titles Held:

  • American Sign Language Teacher
  • Senior Business Manager
  • Program Manager


  • Bachelor of Arts
  • High School Diploma

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