Jessica Claire
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor (555) 432-1000,

Dedicated educator with advanced knowledge of Spanish and 33 years of related experience. Teach topics through in-depth lectures, discussions, technology, personalized and individualized strategies and methodology. Smoothly diversify and adapt instruction to serve needs of diverse student groups.

  • Course material preparation
  • Tutoring and assistance
  • Public speaking
  • Assessments and evaluations
  • Student engagement
  • Critical thinking
  • Conflict resolution
  • Fluent in Spanish
  • Friendly, positive attitude
08/03 to Current AP Spanish/Regular Spanish Teacher Dade County Public Schools | City, STATE,
  • Created safe and inclusive classroom environment to promote positive learning experience for youth with diverse backgrounds.
  • Developed language acquisition curriculum based in speaking, reading, writing and auditory understanding of Spanish.
  • Developed language resources to support and supplement instructional activities.
  • Administered positive and prompt feedback on student progress for self-monitoring.
  • Worked one-on-one with students to create individualized lesson plans to increase progress.
  • Conducted formative assessments to evaluate student mastery of standards and learning outcomes.
  • Individualized lesson plans to meet each student's academic level.
  • Integrated technology into classroom settings to engage students and diversify instruction.
  • Organized materials for daily instruction in compliance with national academic standards.
  • Assessed student performance, behavior and social development and devised improvement strategies for struggling children.
  • Established and enforced clear class objectives and requirements to promote consistent education for students.
  • Facilitated alternative assessments with project-based learning activities such as unit projects, portfolios and class presentations.
  • Developed class learning plans to meet district and statement requirements for instruction.
  • Built life-long learning skills and strong study habits in students to help each prepare for higher-level education.
  • Collaborated with other subject and grade-level teachers to build complementary educational frameworks for students.
  • Planned interactive theme days for students to highlight culture of Spanish-speaking countries.
  • Compiled multidimensional cultural and educational resources for students to expand knowledge of key topics beyond classroom limitations.
  • Analyzed world literature delving into language culture to learn proper grammar and syntax.
  • Teach regular and AP Spanish students successfully for 20 years in Hialeah and 10 in different schools.
02/2003 to Current Head of Foreign Language Department Dade County Public Schools | City, STATE,
  • Help new teachers overcome any and all difficulties with curriculum, students and/or parents arising from a new environment, school setting, school level or language teaching.
  • Serve as a connection between administration and Department.
  • Identify students to receive prizes for achievements in the language classroom.
  • Present Department Prizes at a formal ceremony.
  • Plan and lead substitute for any language classes as needed.
  • Maintained an open door policy for the department
  • Worked successfully with diverse group of coworkers to accomplish goals and address issues related to our products and services.
  • Worked closely with team members to deliver project requirements, develop solutions and meet deadlines.
  • Prioritized and organized tasks to efficiently accomplish service goals.
  • Juggled multiple projects and tasks to ensure high quality and timely delivery.
  • Demonstrated self-reliance by meeting and exceeding workflow needs.
06/1993 to 06/2001 Independent Contractor With College Board College Board/ETS | City, STATE,
  • Design, with a group of colleges, rubrics for the Spanish Portfolio.
  • Develop,with a group of Colleges, the rubrics to be used for the Pacesetter certification process.
  • Delivered training sections to Teachers around the Country, as needed, in California, Texas, Massachusets and Florida in the Methodology and Strategies to be used with the Pacesetter Program for 10 years.
  • Provided continue support, as needed, to those that encountered difficulties with the new grouping strategies, small group formation and delivering methodology.
  • Teaching how rubrics work to teacher around the country
  • Lead the checking process of the yearly exam, table leader and trainer
Education and Training
Expected in 07/1992 MBA | Bilingual Education Sistema Universitario Ana G. Mendez: Universidad Ana G. Mendez - Campus Virtual, Caguas, PR, GPA:
Expected in 05/1985 | Political Science And Spanish Blackburn College, Carlinville, IL GPA:
Additional Information

I have lead different extra curricular groups such as:

-Hispanic Honor Society/PanAmerican Club

Hispanic Month Show/poetry, skit, dance, historical references or/and dobbing activities.

Hispanic Luncheon/poetry. skit, dance, historical references or/and dobbing activities.

Coordinating interdepartmental show

-Bible club

-Graduating Class Activity Director

Play/Bienvenido Don Goyito

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School Attended

  • Sistema Universitario Ana G. Mendez: Universidad Ana G. Mendez - Campus Virtual
  • Blackburn College

Job Titles Held:

  • AP Spanish/Regular Spanish Teacher
  • Head of Foreign Language Department
  • Independent Contractor With College Board


  • MBA

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