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Jessica Claire
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor (555) XXX-1000, resumesample@example.com
Professional Summary

I am a resourceful School/Career Counselor focused on building successful education paths in support of student career goals. I'm a hardworking and resilient professional with deep understanding of college and career counseling needs. I'm driven and specialize in cultivating relationships with colleagues and community resources that meet student needs. I'm an energetic college and career counselor enthusiastic about helping students create a bright future based on personal strengths, academic ability and career goals.

Skills
  • One-on-one counseling
  • Standardized Testing
  • University admissions
  • Test Proctoring
  • Education planning
  • Vocational planning
  • Social understanding
  • Verbal and written communication
  • Organizational abilities
  • Documentation
  • Relationship building
  • Emotional support
  • Problem-solving skills
Work History
07/2018 to Current College and Career Counselor Waukegan Public School District 60 | Waukegan, IL,
  • Advised students on job search strategies, resume development and interviewing.
  • Conducted mock interviews and worked with job seekers to develop and enhance networking skills.
  • Matched students to open positions based on skills and work requirements.
  • Networked with professionals in community and built relationships to establish resources and future job opportunities for clients.
  • Conducted research on future career outlook, trends and educational or skill requirements.
  • Identified resources, tech tools, organizations and associations helpful for career searches.
  • Provided individualized counseling approaches based on socioeconomic status and cultural background.
  • Assisted clients in building successful job search strategies.
  • Maintained case files and documented actions.
  • Counseled clients one-on-one regarding current situation, desires, aptitudes, education and employment history.
  • Equipped students with job search skills to increase success chances.
  • Helped students evaluate course choices and select relevant classes.
  • Helped determine possible vocations and build application documents.
  • Devised and oversaw job fairs and career events.
  • Maintained positive relationships with students, faculty, alumni and administration.
  • Identified and addressed concerns of incoming students and parents.
  • Used data to monitor students' progress and recommend solutions for improvement.
  • Reviewed and discussed new students' academic credentials, interests and educational goals.
  • Assessed student's abilities and recommended degree programs to highlight strengths.
  • Implemented career counseling path mandated by state, working with parents and students to implement new parent-teacher conference approach.
  • Assisted high school seniors complete college applications and meet requirements necessary for graduation.
  • Worked with financial aid office to verify student's’ applications and discuss payment options.
  • Instructed individuals in career development techniques, such as job search and application strategies, resume writing and interview skills.
  • Prepared students for later educational experiences by encouraging exploration of learning opportunities and perseverance through challenging tasks.
  • Collaborated with teachers and administrators in development, evaluation and revision of school programs and in preparation of master schedules for curriculum offerings.
  • Counseled students regarding educational issues such as course and program selection, class scheduling and registration and career planning.
  • Reviewed transcripts to verify students met graduation or college entrance requirements and wrote letters of recommendation.
08/2014 to 05/2020 Second Grade Teacher Archdiocese Of Chicago, Office Of Catholic Schools | Chicago, IL,
  • Built positive relationships with parents to involve families in educational process.
  • Planned lessons according to district standards to cover all requirements and prepare for standardized tests.
  • Taught students subject-specific material, learning strategies and social skills.
  • Stayed abreast of changes to school and district policies as well as new trends in education by attending professional development courses and in-service trainings.
  • Helped students develop self-esteem and life skills by fostering healthy conflict-resolution, critical thinking and communication.
  • Implemented classroom management improvements to enhance class morale and engagement.
  • Assessed student learning progress and comprehension with routine tests and standardized examinations.
  • Drove student learning by establishing clear classroom plans and group objectives, as well as actionable strategies to achieve each goal.
  • Kept classroom clean, organized, and safe for students and visitors.
  • Assessed student progress by administering tests and evaluating results.
  • Established and enforced rules of behavior to drive social development and maintain positive interactions.
  • Organized classroom supplies and decorated walls to create fun, nurturing settings and meet learning needs.
  • Chaperoned field trips to maintain safety and encourage learning.
  • Met staff development guidelines set forth by school administration.
  • Maintained work schedule that maximized availability to students, parents, colleagues and administration.
  • Encouraged, secured and maintained involvement of parents and other community members in support of instruction.
  • Established and maintained standards for behavior that fostered student self-discipline and positive relationships among students.
  • Planned learning activities to address individual differences among students.
  • Established and adjusted instructional goals and objectives to reflect district and school goals, curriculum policies and knowledge, skills, progress and needs of students.
  • Taught students in all areas of classroom education with special emphasis on core subject mastery.
  • Worked in fast-paced environment with priorities and plans that changed rapidly.
  • Designed lessons for problem-solving, creativity and communication skills.
  • Used personal or school vehicles to drive to off-site locations.
  • Boosted individual perseverance and resilience by setting challenging goals and providing realistic support.
01/2014 to 06/2014 Second Grade Teacher Archdiocese Of Chicago, Office Of Catholic Schools | Chicago, IL,
  • Built positive relationships with parents to involve families in educational process.
  • Planned lessons according to district standards to cover all requirements and prepare for standardized tests.
  • Taught students subject-specific material, learning strategies and social skills.
  • Helped students develop self-esteem and life skills by fostering healthy conflict-resolution, critical thinking and communication.
  • Stayed abreast of changes to school and district policies as well as new trends in education by attending professional development courses and in-service trainings.
  • Implemented classroom management improvements to enhance class morale and engagement.
  • Assessed student learning progress and comprehension with routine tests and standardized examinations.
  • Kept classroom clean, organized, and safe for students and visitors.
  • Drove student learning by establishing clear classroom plans and group objectives, as well as actionable strategies to achieve each goal.
  • Assessed student progress by administering tests and evaluating results.
  • Established and enforced rules of behavior to drive social development and maintain positive interactions.
  • Boosted individual perseverance and resilience by setting challenging goals and providing realistic support.
  • Organized classroom supplies and decorated walls to create fun, nurturing settings and meet learning needs.
  • Collaborated with administrators on classroom policies, management strategies and discipline.
  • Worked in fast-paced environment with priorities and plans that changed rapidly.
  • Established and maintained standards for behavior that fostered student self-discipline and positive relationships among students.
  • Planned learning activities to address individual differences among students.
  • Established and adjusted instructional goals and objectives to reflect district and school goals, curriculum policies and knowledge, skills, progress and needs of students.
  • Taught students in all areas of classroom education with special emphasis on core subject mastery.
  • Sourced supplies to fill gaps in student activities.
  • Promoted exploration of building blocks of learning by leading diverse, hands-on activities.
  • Met staff development guidelines set forth by school administration.
  • Maintained work schedule that maximized availability to students, parents, colleagues and administration.
  • Encouraged, secured and maintained involvement of parents and other community members in support of instruction.
  • Designed lessons for problem-solving, creativity and communication skills.
  • Used personal or school vehicles to drive to off-site locations.
  • Traveled within and outside school to meetings.
Education
Expected in 05/2021 Master of Arts | School Counseling University of Texas At Tyler, Tyler, TX GPA:
Expected in 05/2018 Master of Education | Reading Specialist University of St. Thomas, Houston, TX GPA:
Expected in 12/2013 Bachelor of Science | Early Childhood Education Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX GPA:

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School Attended

  • University of Texas At Tyler
  • University of St. Thomas
  • Texas Tech University

Job Titles Held:

  • College and Career Counselor
  • Second Grade Teacher
  • Second Grade Teacher

Degrees

  • Master of Arts
  • Master of Education
  • Bachelor of Science

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