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Jessica Claire
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - -
Professional Summary

Dedicated Dog Trainer committed to helping pet owners safely and humanely control pet behavior. Driven to improve owner and pet relationships by teaching new methods for interacting. Expertly uses positive reinforcement, including clicker-training technique. Experienced in obedience animal training. Efficiently manage every animal and calm approaches. Offering excellent interpersonal and communication skills gained during 10 year career. Passionate Teaching Assistant offering 2-year background working with special needs students at elementary and middle school levels. Skilled in assisting teachers with all classroom functions, including lesson planning and individual and group instruction. Talented in using various strategies to model positive behavior and maintain classroom discipline. Dutiful Assistant Teacher experienced in supplementing logistics and learning-support to promote productive tutelage. Expert assessment, management and cultivation of student behavior with strong attention to individual and group-based needs. Lends critical support to detailed lesson and curriculum planning tasks to provide conducive environment for instruction. Particular understanding of nuanced details and unique considerations to streamline in-classroom educational processes. Dedicated Teaching Assistant focused on supporting faculty with classroom needs. Successful at maintaining clean and organized supplies, as well as planning activities and leading field trips. Excellent tutor, record keeper and multitasker.

  • Behavior modification
  • Dog training
  • Command training
  • Obedience training
  • Puppy classes
  • Private training sessions
  • Excellent work ethic
  • Customer Service
  • Student safety
  • Student assessments
  • Behavior management
  • Skills development
  • Classroom management
  • Student Supervision
Work History
01/2012 to 09/2018
Assistant Dog Trainer Catholic Health Services Miami Lakes, FL,
  • Employed positive reinforcement with up to 4 animals, including using "clicker-training" method, voice rewards and food rewards.
  • Evaluated animals to determine temperaments, abilities and aptitude for training.
  • Accustomed animals to training team members and established processes with strategic contact and firm but soothing tones.
  • Assessed animals and consulted with owners about suitability for desired use based on temperament, age and other factors.
  • Maintained clean, neat and hazard-free animal areas to protect individual health and wellbeing.
  • Acclimated every animal to feel of different harnesses and equipment by steadily increasing touches and overall use.
  • Maintained clean training arena for group classes.
  • Watched up to 10 dogs at a time for triggers, signs of aggression and pack behaviors to formulate possible solutions.
  • Observed dogs in various settings to determine behavioral concerns and problems.
09/2015 to 06/2017
Assistant Teacher Montgomery County Public Schools City, STATE,
  • Set up visual aids, equipment and classroom displays to support teacher's lesson delivery.
  • Assisted teachers with classroom management and document coordination to maintain positive learning environment.
  • Performed staff monitoring duties such as overseeing recess, lunch and daily student intake and dismissal.
  • Provided one-on-one and group-based learning support to maintain student progress and development.
  • Assessed and managed student behavior to maintain climate of intensive instruction.
  • Handed out classroom materials, like pencils, paper and crayons.
  • Oversaw 10-15 students in classroom and common areas to monitor, enforce rules and support lead teacher.
  • Moved around classrooms to assist students with various needs from putting on coats to go outside to reviewing homework assignments.
  • Tutored struggling students individually and in small groups to reinforce learning concepts.
06/2014 to 06/2017
Assistant Trainer Fidos For Freedom City, STATE,
  • Filed, organized and archived training materials to support future training sessions.
  • Scheduled venue, prepared course materials and formatted and branded materials to facilitate smooth training session.
  • Liaised with trainers and participants to provide logistical and technical support before, during and after learning course.
  • Trained and mentored 4 new personnel hired to fulfill various roles.
  • Coordinated workshops for employees to better understand company mission, streamlining daily activities and aligning worker and company priorities.
Expected in 05/2021
High School Diploma:
Jefferson High School - Shenandoah Junction, WV,
Expected in 05/2021
: Criminal Justice
James Rumsey Technical Institute - Martinsburg, WV
Expected in 06/2017
: General
Neelsville Middle School - Germantown, MD,
Expected in 06/2015
: General
Southlake Elementary School - Gaithersburg, MD,
Expected in 06/2013
: General
Waters Landing Elementary School - Germantown, MD,

Fidos For Freedom

Dalmatian Rescue of Greenbelt

  • Obedience Training - 2017
  • Child Development Training - 2016

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Resume Overview

School Attended
  • Jefferson High School
  • James Rumsey Technical Institute
  • Neelsville Middle School
  • Southlake Elementary School
  • Waters Landing Elementary School
Job Titles Held:
  • Assistant Dog Trainer
  • Assistant Teacher
  • Assistant Trainer
  • High School Diploma