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

Offering more than 15 years' as an educator with a demonstrated interest in Head Start families, children academic and personal development. Born leader with exceptional communication and critical thinking skills, and a broad knowledge base including Head Start Policy and Procedures. Possess excellent computer, organization, and problem resolution skills. Self-motivated, multi-tasking team player with leadership abilities. Interact easily with people of diverse backgrounds, cultures, and professional levels. Excellent understanding of and ability to accommodate individual learning styles. Belief in the importance of education to produce informed, responsible citizens. Looking for new growth-oriented position with a progressive company.

  • Staff leadership
  • Family Involvement
  • Daycare Practices
  • Regulatory standards
  • Reading Comprehension
  • Background in Child Development
  • Coaching and mentoring
  • Written Communication
  • Purchasing and planning
  • Performance improvements
  • Interpersonal Skills
  • Supervision and training
  • Recruiting and hiring
  • Schedule management
  • Sound judgment
  • Employee development
  • Policy/program development
  • Quickbooks Operating System
  • IPS Integrated Payroll Services
02/2020 to Current
Center Manager Citizens Business Bank Santa Fe Springs, CA,

-Work synergistically with the assigned ERSEA Specialist and Child Development
Specialist to assure that all required services and systems are implemented;
-Sustain required compliance to assure that the center meets and/or exceeds Head Start
Performance Standards, Missouri State Licensing and NAEYC Accreditation;
-Select, train and mentor staff to promote high quality services and a team approach to
service delivery;
-Assure that systems are maintained that assure compliance with program financial
management procedures, equipment maintenance and supplies are maintained to meet the
center’s needs;
-Create and maintain an environment that promotes staff professionalism, parent
engagement and a positive child development; and
-Establish and promote an environment of respect and appreciation of cultural and ethnic
difference among staff, parents and children

11/2013 to 02/2020
Early Head Start Teacher Ymca Of Metropolitan Chicago Crystal Lake, IL,

-Foster the social, emotional, cognitive, language and physical
development of infants and toddlers in accordance with Head Start
Performance Standards, Missouri Child Care Licensing Regulations,
MOA Accreditation Standards and YWCA policies and procedures.
-Formally responsible for providing input to, or suggestions regarding,
all steps necessary to maintain the health and safety of
children in their care.
-Take steps to ensure all equipment and supplies are in accordance
with the curriculum.
-Ensure childcare indoor and outdoor environment meets the
health, safety, and mental health requirements of infants and
toddlers in accordance with local, state, and early head start
-Ensure that positive and culturally sensitive relationships are
fostered with parents and families to support the development of
infants and toddlers through ongoing communication.
-Ensure that parents are provided opportunities for involvement in their
infants' toddlers' education.
-Ensure that collaboration is
established with family advocate to provide comprehensive and
holistic services.
-Ensure that observations and referrals are completed on infants
and toddlers with potential development delays. Ensure that
implementation of the Individual Family Service Plan (IFSP)
goals are incorporated into child's daily routine.

01/2006 to 07/2013
TEACHER Childhelp Scottsdale, AZ,

-Observed students to determine and evaluate qualifications, limitations, abilities, interests, aptitudes,
temperament, and individual characteristics. Instructed children in activities designed to promote social,
physical, and intellectual growth in facility, such as preschool and day care center.
-Planned individual and
group activities for children, such as learning to listen to instructions, playing with others, and using play
equipment. Monitored individual and/or group activities to prevent accidents and promote social skills.
Read books to entire class and to small groups.
-Conferred with parents to explain preschool program and
to discuss ways they can develop their child's interest. Planned instructional activities for teacher aide.
-Administered tests to determine each child's level of development according to design of test.
-Easily establish rapport with people of all ages, cultures, and beliefs
- Effective in stressful situations
-Encourage oral communication and partnership
-Excellent verbal and written skills
-Created experiential field trips that involved both students and parents
-Conducted conferences with parents
-Completed progress reports for each child
-Created a risk free environment, full of resources and opportunities
-Controlled behavioral problems through a structured behavior modification system

04/2004 to 01/2006
TEACHER Childhelp Costa Mesa, CA,

-Continually maintained student interest and provided an interactive atmosphere. Attended parent
conferences and PTA sponsored events.
-Integrated multicultural perspectives to enhance students'
awareness and appreciation of diverse populations. Applied classroom management skills and curriculum
-Identified areas of difficulty and prepared lessons to assist students in overcoming them
-Designed weekly newsletter to parents
-Set high expectations for student behavior, maintaining standards through classroom management
techniques and positive reinforcement, resulting in increased positive student behavior and learning,
emphasizing respect for all
- Developed and maintained productive learning environment by clearly stating classroom rules, holding
students accountable for their actions, and being consistent and fair in administering positive and
negative consequences

Education and Training
Expected in 04/2020
Bachelor of Arts: Child Development
Ashford University - San Diego, CA
Expected in 12/2012
Associate of Arts: Early Care And Education
Saint Louis Community College - St Louis, MO
Expected in 05/2010
Certificate of Proficiency: Early Care And Education
Saint Louis Community College - St Louis, MO
Expected in 05/2009
Certificate of Specialization: Early Care And Education
Saint Louis Community College - St Louis, MO
Expected in 02/2020
: Poison Prevention Safety
Missouri Department Of Health And Senior Services - ,
Expected in 02/2019
Missouri Department Of Health And Senior Services - ,
Expected in 02/2019
: Implementing The Creative Curriculum
Teaching Strategies Gold - ,
Expected in 08/2019
Command Solutions - ,

Child Development Associate (CDA) Council For Professional Recognition in Infant Toddler And Family Child Care Settings 12/2019

Manager CLASS Reliability Certification, TEACHSTONE 9/2020

American National Standards Institute Manager ServSafe Certification in Food Protection 11/2020

Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services, Director's Certification 2/2020

American Red Cross, Adult And Pediatric First Aid/CPR 12/2019

Teaching Strategies Gold Iterator Reliability Certification 12/2020

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  • Saint Louis Community College
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  • Saint Louis Community College
  • Missouri Department Of Health And Senior Services
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  • Command Solutions

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