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

Motivated educator with deep passion for helping students excel by supporting teachers and enhancing classroom environments. Proficient in organizing supplies, cleaning rooms and planning fun activities. Good tutoring, recordkeeping and time management skills.

Enthusiastic Paraprofessional and classroom support aide knowledgeable about education improvement plans and range of approaches. Offering 10 years' in education working with IEP Cross Cat struggling students.

Organized planner, classroom manager and educational support professional with more than 10 years of related experience and strong desire to positively impact students' lives. Knowledgeable about school processes and improvement strategies focused on Special Education learners.

Seasoned Youth Specialist proficient in updating documentation, producing reports and tracking progress. Meticulous and methodical team player offering 10 years of Special Education Primary experience.

Seasoned Paraprofessional excited to help students of all ability levels excel. Thrilled to assist teachers with any and all needs to facilitate best possible educational environment.

Teacher's Assistant specializing in working with children with behavioral and developmental disorders, as well as autism. Calm under pressure with superb communication skills.

Friendly and energetic Paraprofessional with 10 years in assistant teaching in public classroom environment. Motivated to help students learn and be happy, healthy and well-behaved.

Paraprofessional versed in collaborating with teachers and parents to best meet each individual's unique needs. Attentive to the physical, emotional, intellectual and social needs of each student.

  • Teacher assistance
  • Behavior modification
  • Skill building support
  • Social integration
  • Multidisciplinary team collaboration
  • State and NCLB Approved Paraprofessional
  • IEP familiarity
08/1992 to 05/2007
Day Camp Director City Of Lafayette Co Lafayette, CO,
  • Maintained and reviewed records and evaluations of staff, programs and related infrastructure.
  • Created and oversaw implementation of schedules and procedures for entire camp operations comprising 20 staff and 200 campers.
  • Created and oversaw implementation of schedules and procedures for entire camp operations comprising 20 staff and 200 campers.
  • Created and oversaw implementation of schedules and procedures for entire camp operations comprising 20 staff and 200 campers.
  • Created and oversaw implementation of schedules and procedures for entire camp operations comprising 20 staff and 200 campers.
  • Created and oversaw implementation of schedules and procedures for entire camp operations comprising 20 staff and 200 campers.
  • Promoted positive work environment and staff motivation through effective communication and supportive team building activities.
  • Prepared annual budget, focusing on details to meet operational and staffing needs, including payroll, food and supplies.
  • Monitored safety and all procedures pertaining to complete supervision of campers and staff.
  • Negotiated with suppliers to obtain best rates and availability of arts, crafts, sports and camping equipment.
  • Supervised all seasonal and camp-related staff, including selection, development and release of 20 counselors.
  • Enforced high level of safety and health standards, keeping staff trained and proficient in respective procedures and policies.
  • Evaluated and documented performance and growth, relaying participant performance and growth to parents through both oral and written evaluations.
  • Adjusted activity plans to better engage users of differing ability or interest levels.
  • Observed participants for signs of physical distress and rendered aid, including stopping activities and providing basic medical care.
  • Gathered, prepared, operated and maintained all equipment and supplies necessary for planned activities.
  • Maintained facilities, grounds and equipment to ensure community safety and attract attention.
  • Helped participants enjoy activities while ensuring adherence to protocol.
  • Established, identified and assessed event goals and intended outcomes.
  • Advertised for upcoming events to promote engagement and involvement.
  • Planned, organized, facilitated and promoted diverse recreational programs.
  • Promoted fun, safe and inclusive environment by monitoring activity of campers to identify and address behavioral issues.
  • Oversaw event calendar and planning for off sites -area projects.
  • Coordinated daily schedule of activities to assigned campers and managed transitions to ensure timely arrival.
  • Developed events and programs in consideration of needs, abilities and interests of participants.
08/1996 to 08/2006
Paraprofessional Corcoran Joint Unified Corcoran, CA,
  • Promoted student learning by providing individualized and small group support to reinforce classroom topics.
  • Prepared visual aids, equipment and classroom displays.
  • Performed diverse tasks for teachers, including clerical support, classroom management and document coordination.
  • Assisted teachers with lesson preparation and curriculum implementation.
  • Physically and verbally interacted with students to engage individuals and groups throughout day.
  • Modeled and taught basic and advanced social skills, conflict management techniques and study approaches to students.
  • Prepared bulletin boards, classroom materials and individual student portfolios to support teacher plans.
  • Conducted special assessments and tutoring sessions to support individual student needs.
  • Cleaned and organized classrooms, materials, and supplies for maximum efficiency.
  • Supported students in developing strategies for individual needs and classroom group dynamics.
  • Provided feedback on individual actions, behaviors and verbal responses.
  • Promoted language development skills through reading and storytelling.
  • Straightened classroom, placing books back on shelves and [Task] to keep areas well-maintained and organized.
  • Liaised with team of professionals to implement comprehensive educational action plans for special needs and at-risk students.
  • Conducted small group and individual classroom activities based on differentiated learning needs.
  • Contributed to positive, educational setting by delivering gentle discipline and promoting student success.
  • Communicated effectively with educators from various grade levels.
  • Encouraged students to be understanding of and helpful to others.
  • Provided students with personalized educational, behavioral and emotional support.
  • Graded assignments and tests using answer key, documented results and informed lead teacher of students' performance.
  • Created and distributed instructional materials for group and one-on-one use.
  • Planned and led activities to develop students' physical, emotional and social growth.
  • Maintained focused, inclusive and supportive learning environments.
  • Helped prepare daily lesson plans for activities and lessons.
  • Prepared lesson materials and visual aids to reinforce lesson concepts.
  • Helped prepare and execute daily plans for activities and lessons.
  • Observed students to supply teachers with feedback regarding potential learning blocks and opportunities for support.
  • Applied positive reinforcement for performance to redirect negative behaviors.
  • Supplied one-on-one attention to each student while maintaining overall focus on entire group.
08/1989 to 01/1997
Preschool Teacher The Sunshine House Early Learning Academy Gahanna, OH,
  • Collaborated with parents to develop and maintain strong support networks and build rapport to foster seamless communication.
  • Created and implemented developmentally appropriate curriculum addressing all learning styles.
  • Controlled classroom environments with clearly outlined rules and positive reinforcement techniques.
  • Maintained daily records of individual activities, behaviors, meals and naps.
  • Organized and led activities to promote physical, mental and social development.
  • Identified children in need of extra support for emotional, health-related or developmental concerns and conceived improvement strategies.
  • Distributed quarterly progress assessments and milestone reports to each parent.
  • Taught children foundational skills such as colors, shapes and letters.
  • Identified early signs of emotional and developmental problems in children.
  • Observed children, using Anecdotal method to record development, interests and skills.
  • Implemented hands-on, play-based strategies such as games and crafts for experiential learning.
  • Developed professional relationships with parents, teachers, directors and therapists.
  • Collaborated with colleagues on developing new classroom projects and monthly themes.
  • Led support groups to help parents regain and improve parent-child bond.
  • Worked closely with site director, family care workers, classroom teaching team and other specialists.
  • Promoted good behaviors by using positive reinforcement methods.
  • Completed all required documentation for National Head Start program.
  • Encouraged children to be understanding of others, show good manners and instructed in other social development behaviors.
  • Observed children to record development.
  • Enforced behavior expectations at all times.
  • Observed children for signs of illness, injury, emotional disturbance, learning disorders and speech problems.
  • Incorporated music, art and theater into lesson planning.
Education and Training
Expected in
: Liberal Arts And General Studies
Morton College - Cicero, IL

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  • Morton College

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  • Day Camp Director
  • Paraprofessional
  • Preschool Teacher


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