Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
  • Cell:
Professional Summary

Multi-talented Supervisor and Paraeducator consistently rewarded for success in progress monitoring and implementing individualized IEP's and ISP's in both classroom and residential settings. Experience in policy development and staff management procedures positively impacting overall morale and productivity. Extensive trainings and education in both Mental Health, Intellectual Disabilities and Autism Spectrum Disorder.

  • Classroom management
  • Differentiated instruction
  • Elementary education
  • Student progress reporting
  • Student records management
  • Problem resolution
  • Supervision
  • Relationship development
  • Team building
  • Operational improvement
  • Budgets
  • Lesson implementation
  • Group and individual instruction
  • Special education
  • Secondary education
  • Middle school education
  • Customer service
  • Project organization
  • Process improvement
  • First Aid/CPR
  • Team management
  • Organization
Work History
Autism Specialist Paraeducator, 01/2018 to Current
North Country AcademyDupont, WA,
  • Created lesson materials, visuals and digital presentations to supplement lesson plans.
  • Enhanced learning plans and quantified student progress using quizzes, essays and projects.
  • Oversaw students in classroom and common areas to monitor, enforce rules and support lead teacher.
  • Organized classroom materials to help teachers prepare for daily instruction and activities.
  • Implemented goal exercises and used repetition, which enabled students to grasp new social/emotional, cognitive, and physical concepts quickly.
Program Supervisor and Direct Support Profesional, 03/2014 to 02/2020
ExcentiaCity, STATE,
  • Promoted health and wellness in individuals with multiple disabilites by providing caring emotional support and encouragement.
  • Helped with diagnosing patients and delivering treatments with timely medication administration and specimen collection.
  • Updated patient files with current information about vitals, behaviors and other data relevant to residential treatment planning.
  • Enhanced successful patient outcomes by helping each participate in recreational activities alone or in groups.
  • Consulted with different healthcare disciplines to offer important mental health support to individuals.
  • Assisted individuals with adjusting to hospital procedures and helped each thrive in highly structured settings.
  • Monitored progress and documented any individual health status changes, keeping healthcare team updated.
  • Completed entries in log books, journals and care plans to document accurately report each individuals progress.
  • Developed rapport to create safe and trusting environment for care.
  • Maintained clean, safe and well-organized residential environment.
  • Worked to improve and enhance residents lives through effective and compassionate care.
  • Assisted disabled clients in any way necessary to facilitate independence and well-being.
  • Administered medication as directed by physician.
  • Quickly identified problematic changes in patient behavior and progress by closely monitoring patients and keeping detailed records.
  • Supervised safety, behavior and [Type] actions during scheduled and emergency trips off campus.
  • Answered daily office phone calls for physician appointments, questions and visitation rules.
  • Assisted staff members during emergency situations while maintaining professionalism and observational skills.
  • Enhanced patient stays by creating and maintaining visual calendar of social, recreational and education activities.
Lead Teacher, Toddler Room, 06/2016 to 06/2018
Open Arms Early Learning CenterCity, STATE,
  • Assisted students of all ability levels develop life-long learning skills and good study habits.
  • Organized rooms in line with current educational thinking to maximize educational opportunities.
  • Developed and deepened relationships with students, family members and faculty to promote optimal student learning environments.
  • Chose optimum curriculum for each class and devised creative daily lesson plans to meet requirements and needs of different learners.
  • Planned and implemented different daily activities to enhance overall development and growth of every student.
  • Maintained patience and level-headedness in diverse situations to continuously support student development and personal growth.
  • Conferred with parents about student progress to boost family involvement and enhance student support.
  • Enhanced student learning by optimizing wide range of instructional approaches and innovative classroom activities.
  • Developed and optimized rich learning environment by capitalizing on diverse engagement strategies and enriching teaching techniques.
  • Maintained detailed records of attendance, test scores and assignment grades for each student in [Number]-student classroom to identify trends and rectify issues.
  • Guided student teachers and teaching aides in classroom management, leading by example and thoroughly answering questions.
  • Administered assessments for each child and tracked results.
  • Improved academic performance by diversifying teaching techniques.
  • Reviewed facility environment, removed concerns and optimized for children's safety.
  • Completed documentation on individual children and teachers for recordkeeping.
  • Motivated teaching staff to continually improve strategies and maximize student learning.
  • Adopted technological advancements that engaged and empowered children.
Associates Degree: Early Child Development, Expected in 05/1998
NOVA Southeastern University - Tampa, FL,
High School Diploma: , Expected in
Manheim Twp High School - Lancaster, PA
  • First Aid/CPR Certified
  • CPI Certified (Non-Violent Crisis Intervention)
  • CBT Trained (Cognitive Behavior Therapy)
  • Recovery & Resiliency
  • Social/Emiotional Regulation
  • ABA (Applied Behavior Analysis)
  • Social Role Valorization
  • FBI and Child Abuse Clearances
  • ASD/Educator trainings (see attached)
  • Microsoft Word, Excel
  • Google Docs

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  • NOVA Southeastern University
  • Manheim Twp High School

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  • Program Supervisor and Direct Support Profesional
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