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

Former Assistant Director at Kinser School Age, Youth and Teen programs seeking a position as a Community Engagement Specialist with Smart Beginnings Rappahannock Area. Looking forward to a variety of challenges and responsibilities where my abilities and skills can be fully utilized.

Education and Training
Expected in 06/2023 to to Bachelor of Science | Psychology Liberty University, Lynchburg, VA GPA:
  • 3.95 GPA
  • Major in Psychology
  • Graduation June 2023
Expected in 05/2005 to to Associates Degree | Child Development Miramar Community College, San Diego, CA, GPA:

GPA: 3.67

  • Major in Early Child Development
  • Certified Teacher, Miramar College, San Diego, CA - 2005
  • Certified Associate Teacher, Miramar College, San Diego, CA - 2005
  • Certified Master Teacher, Miramar College, San Diego, CA - 2005
  • Certified Assistant Teacher, Miramar College, San Diego, CA - 2005
  • Certified Family Child Care, Miramar College, San Diego, CA - 2005
05/2012 to 06/2016 Assistant Director Univision Communications Inc. | Altamonte Springs, FL,
  • Oversee the Kinser School Age Care and Kinser Youth and Teen programs, a team of 20 employees
  • Program Management: Review Program Technician lesson plans to ensure activities are engaging, age appropriate, and follow training guidelines of promoting social, emotional, physical, and cognitive development growth of the children.
  • Program Management: Ensure all staff obtain yearly training through Kids Included Together (KIT). Make sure all children's specific needs are being met and staff are being properly trained. Devise behavior support plans, when needed, to assist children and ensure behavior support plans are being followed.
  • Budgeting: Review purchase request to confirm all items are developmentally appropriate for the center.
  • Personnel Management: Mentor employees and review how they are meeting their performance appraisal goals. Get feedback on ways we can improve the programs.
  • Personnel Management: On a monthly basis, conduct observations on all employees within the facilities. Meet with employees to discuss observations and how to improve any areas needed.
  • Program Operations: Work with the director to implement a Parent Advisory Board meeting to relay information and receive feedback on the program.
  • Conduct new employee orientation. During this process, brief employees on all center ISP/health alerts, tour the facility, go over work expectations and rules, and oversee that all mandatory training is being completed.
  • Assist in the planning of annual large-scale Family Care Branch, Child Youth Program events, such as, Day for Kids and other field trips.
  • Formulated a Kinser SAC Torch Club that created community service opportunities for the children. Held elections for officer billets and held weekly meetings to get the children's say in activities planned.
  • Formulated a Junior Staff program at Kinser SAC that instilled in children the importance of responsibility.

Interim Kinser SAC, Youth, and Teen Training and Curriculum Specialist

April 2013 – September 2013

  • Oversee the training needs for the Kinser SAC, Youth, and Teen Program, a staff of 20 employees.
  • Track and review all completed modules on a monthly basis for employee’s.
  • Review submitted lesson plans to guarantee activities being planned are age appropriate and are aiding in the social, emotional, physical, and cognitive development of the children in our care
  • As children enter the program, train all staff on any health-related conditions that may require special accommodations to ensure all staff are aware of need to know information pertaining to each child in our care.
08/2011 to 05/2012 Program Technician Department Of Agriculture | Franklin, NC,
  • Mentor, lead, and guide program assistants to review performance standards and ensure everyone is interacting with the children appropriately
  • Prepare and maintain a clean, safe, and age appropriate environment for the children to play and engage in activities.
  • Responsible for planning, coordinating, and conducting monthly community events and activities.
  • Supervise and interact with children during daily schedules of indoor and outdoor activities, field trips, and special events.
  • Ensures children depart with authorized person according to written parent instruction.
  • Interact professionally with staff members, parents, and commands.
  • Responsible for activities that teach character and leadership (I.e. Character Counts).
  • Review Program Assistant club lesson plans to ensure activities are engaging and age appropriate. Submit to Training and Curriculum Specialist for final review.
  • Create lesson plans for different activity options for the children while adhering to training curriculum specialist guidelines for promoting physical, social, emotional, and cognitive growth of the children. Submit to Management and Training Curriculum Specialist for review.
  • Complete ratio tracking form daily to ensure children are accounted for and program is meeting ratio requirements.
06/2010 to 08/2011 Lead Program Assistant Department Of Defense | Springfield, VA,
  • Responsible for opening/closing SAC program.
  • Responsible for reviewing “we care forms” completed by staff -Also writing, informing and discussing “we care forms” with parents.
  • Make sure staff/child ratio is being met and serve as a rover to cover ratio during staff lunches and or on staff off days.
  • Responsible for preparing weekly detailed lesson plans
  • Explain weekly lesson plans to other staff and help prepare for individual projects
  • Implement the daily lesson plans and activities for the children.
  • Complete DOD standardized modules in a timely manner.
  • Maintain and prepare bulletin boards and art throughout center.
  • Contribute and execute planning ideas such as theme days, and help for special events.
  • Work with children age ranging 5 to 12 on a daily base being a mentor and listening to their needs, and help guide them socially and emotionally.
  • Native/Bilingual Fluency in Spanish
  • Verbal and Written Communication
  • Team Collaboration and Leadership
  • Coaching, Mentoring and relationship building
  • Project Planning and Prioritization
  • Reporting and Documentation
  • Classroom and Activity Supervision
  • Small Group Tutoring
  • Lesson Plan Development and Implementation
  • Information Confidentiality
  • Student Progress Reporting
  • Enforcing Classroom Rules and Behavior Management
  • Infection Control and Prevention
  • Individualized Care
  • Behavior Modeling
  • Teaching Life Skills
  • Class Lecturing

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School Attended

  • Liberty University
  • Miramar Community College

Job Titles Held:

  • Assistant Director
  • Program Technician
  • Lead Program Assistant


  • Bachelor of Science
  • Associates Degree

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