assistant director lead 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

- More than 20 years of experience working with young children -Ability to work with families -Skilled at teaching and inspiring greatness in the minds of children -Skilled at office administration Experience -Obtain CDA and Certificate of Mastery in 2005 (Rose State & 2013 OSU-OKC) -Data Entry -Observation skills -Organizational skills in recordkeeping -Experience in handling confidential paperwork -Speaking/talking to others to convey information effectively -Learning strategies in selecting and using training/instructional methods and procedure appropriate for the situation when learning or teaching new things Dedicated Teaching Assistant focused on supporting faculty with classroom needs. Successful at maintaining clean and organized supplies, planning activities and leading field trips. Excellent tutor, record keeper and multitasker. Motivated assistant director/teacher with background in Family Service/Administration education. Well versed in developmental milestones, child development theories and various teaching philosophies. Accomplished in creating nurturing environments when implementing educational programs.


Accomplishing receiving my degrees in Earl Education/Administration.

  • Individual and group instruction
  • Student assessments
  • Student safety
  • Classroom inventory management
  • Mentoring students
  • Student Supervision
  • Classroom preparation and maintenance
  • Student and parent relations
  • Classroom management
  • Behavior Management
  • Lesson Planning
  • Group and individual instruction
  • Curriculum Development
  • Child development
  • Student engagement
Work History
Assistant Director/ Lead Teacher, 01/2009 to Current
The Boar's HeadCharlottesville, VA,
  • Set up visual aids, equipment and classroom displays to support teacher's lesson delivery.
  • Assisted students with various needs from putting on coats to go outside to reviewing homework assignments.
  • Supported classroom activities, tutoring, and reviewing work.
  • Collated classroom materials to help teachers prepare for daily instruction and activities.
  • Delivered personalized educational, behavioral and emotional support to individual students to enable positive learning outcomes.
  • Completed daily reports, meal count sheets and attendance logs.
  • Used behavior modeling and specialized teaching techniques to share and reinforce social skills.
  • Participated in lesson planning and curriculum implementation to promote quicker rollout and delivery.
  • Maintained schedule of support services and attended class sessions.
  • Monitored students on field trips, handling roll call and group movement to keep youths safe in public settings.
  • Promoted physical, mental and social development using classroom games and activities.
  • Tutored struggling students individually and in small groups to reinforce learning concepts.
  • Organized and guided skills practice, research and memorization tasks for students.
  • Partnered with teacher to plan and implement lessons following school's curriculum, goals and objectives.
  • Maximized receptive learning by educating students using hands-on instructional techniques.
  • Implemented practice exercises and used repetition, enabling students to grasp new concepts quickly.
  • Encouraged dynamic and pleasant educational environment by promoting both gentle discipline and cooperation.
  • Organized classroom library and art areas each day to keep classroom well-maintained.
  • Distributed learning materials such as worksheets, textbooks and supplemental activities.
  • Created lesson materials, visuals and digital presentations to supplement lesson plans.
  • Tutored students in reading, language arts and other subjects.
  • Oversaw students in classroom and common areas to monitor, enforce rules and support lead teacher.
  • Optimized learning plans and quantified student progress through test administration.
Childcare Provider, 01/2001 to 01/2009
Community Action Partnership Of San Luis Obispo CountyGreenfield, CA,
  • Maintained effective schedule balance between rest periods, active play and instruction.
  • Enforced rules and managed behavior through developmentally appropriate discipline.
  • Assisted children with putting on coats and cold-weather gear before going outside.
  • Observed play activities to identify positive behaviors and areas in need of improvement, implementing behavior redirection where appropriate.
  • Introduced children to educational games and activities to boost learning.
  • Prepared healthy foods and beverages for children based on optimal dietary guidelines and individual restrictions.
  • Distributed food, napkins and beverages in preparation for snack time.
  • Applied positive behavior management techniques to enhance social interactions and emotional development.
  • Sanitized dishes, tabletops, toys and frequently touched surfaces to prevent spreading of germs.
  • Added daily log information to permanent records outlining observations, meals and any medications administered for acute or chronic conditions.
  • Prepared group activities to enhance socialization, communication and problem-solving skills for children.
  • Provided one-on-one and peer group tutoring on core subjects for children aged 0 months to 12 years old.
  • Kept areas clean, organized and stocked, and sanitized surfaces and toys.
  • Maintained group discipline through positive reinforcement, behavior modeling and collaboration with parents.
  • Planned and managed learning-focused, imaginative and play-oriented activities for 3 to 5 years old children.
  • Worked with children individually and in groups to teach social, communicative and problem-solving skills.
  • Set and enforced rules to maintain children's safety and created welcoming, caring environments for all children.
  • Created safe and engaging learning environment for groups of diverse children with various learning styles.
  • Cared for children ages 0 month to 12 years old in nurturing and age-appropriate way.
  • Handled daily administrative tasks efficiently to minimize time away from children.
  • Instructed children in crafts and other activities to promote gross and fine motor skills.
  • Observed children to proactively identify issues with emotional or physical development and worked with parents and supervisors to address concerns.
  • Helped children develop motor skills in preparation for preschool and kindergarten.
  • Consulted with families to discuss activities and behaviors of each child.
  • Developed lessons and activities to promote children's physical and emotional development.
  • Used positive reinforcement techniques to promote patience and other good behaviors in children.
  • Selected appropriate stories based on ages of children and teachable moments, read to groups and promoted discussions based on content.
Cooper Head, Assistant Teacher, 01/1998 to 01/2001
Community Action Agency, Dana BrownCity, STATE,
  • Assisted teacher by developing lesson plans to meet educational goals for each child.
  • Promoted physical, academic and social development by implementing diverse classroom and outside activities.
  • Maintained well-controlled classrooms by clearly outlining standards and reinforcing positive behaviors.
  • Created portfolios to showcase progress of each child, using [No Software, just portfolio booklet on each child..
  • Supported children's social and emotional development by encouraging understanding of others and positive self-concepts.
  • Prepared for lessons by gathering educational materials and setting up equipment.
  • Engaged and entertained children through recreational and educational activities.
  • Created monthly newsletter to keep families informed about school activities.
  • Maintained classrooms by disinfecting and sterilizing surfaces and toys.
  • Communicated with parents to inform about child's progress and classroom behavior.
  • Interacted with children one-on-one and in small groups to enhance and support learning activities.
  • Supervised children during in-classroom activities and on playground.
  • Wiped down play areas, toys, tables and other hard surfaces to minimize germ spread.
  • Encouraged children to interact with each other and participate in group activities.
  • Consulted with parents to build and maintain positive support networks and support continuing education strategies.
  • Educated students in foundational concepts such as shapes, numbers and letters.
  • Organized snack time and nap hours.
  • Taught children with creative approaches, methods and techniques.
  • Assisted teacher with developing creative program suitable for preschool children.
  • Applied play-based strategies to provide diverse approaches to learning.
  • Maintained tidy and clean classroom consistent with safety and health standards.
Teacher, 01/1994 to 01/1998
Busy Bee Child CareCity, STATE,
  • Planned and implemented integrated lessons to meet national standards.
  • Incorporated exciting and engaging activities to achieve student participation and hands-on learning.
  • Promoted physical, mental and social development using classroom games and activities.
  • Completed daily reports, meal count sheets and attendance logs.
Bachelor : Family And Consumer Sciences, Expected in 05/2018 to Langston University - Oklahoma City, OK,
  • Dean's List 2017
A.A.S: Early Care Education Administration and, Expected in 12/2013 to Oklahoma State University - Oklahoma City - Oklahoma City, OK
  • Awarded Certificate of Mastery in Infant and Toddlers
  • Awarded Certificate of Mastery in Child Care Center
  • Letter of Master Teacher degree
No Degree: Family Service & Child Development, Expected in to Rose State College - Oklahoma City, OK

Some college credits, Rose State

High School Diploma: , Expected in 05/1983 to Carl Albert High School - Oklahoma City, OK

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School Attended

  • Langston University
  • Oklahoma State University - Oklahoma City
  • Rose State College
  • Carl Albert High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Assistant Director/ Lead Teacher
  • Childcare Provider
  • Cooper Head, Assistant Teacher
  • Teacher


  • Bachelor
  • A.A.S
  • No Degree
  • High School Diploma

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