Jessica Claire
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With over twenty-two years of successful experience in the classroom, and after serving in the leadership capacity at various levels on and off campus, I am eager to use my knowledge and experience to further serve the teaching community as an educational leader. I am qualified to make decisions and advise large groups of professional educators. I am eager to promote the mission, vision and beliefs of the school to which I am assigned. I am enthusiastic about supporting my principal, and I am eager to use my experiences at all levels to collaborate with educators while monitoring student learning, whole child well-being, and safety throughout my assigned location. I find myself to be a natural administrator and wish to complete the next phase of my career in that capacity.

  • Large group management and coordination
  • Organization of multiple events and colleagues
  • Managing and monitoring professional learning
  • Evaluations and assessment of educators
  • Instructional methods for multiple content areas, including fine arts
  • Performance improvements for fine arts and connections classes
  • Problem resolution for teachers and professionals in the field
  • Standards-based performance as director and evaluator
Department Head/Team Leader Supervisor, 08/2010 - Current
Coweta County Schools/Madras Middle School City, STATE,

In addition to my daily duties and responsibilities with students and classes, I have been the Connections Department Head for over ten years. This position requires overseeing a staff of thirteen educators. I coordinate sub positions, supervise assigned duties and responsibilities, assist with evaluation information when asked, create and implement behavior interventions, provide Virtual Instruction Training, and deliver staff development or support where needed to all connections staff. I have also served on the Madras School Improvement Leadership Team for more than ten years. This team focuses its annual efforts on analyzing assessment results and improving student achievement. In addition, I have been Team Leader of the Music, Physical Education and Health staff. This position allows me to further support colleagues with behavior interventions, special education modifications, mentoring new teachers, and instructional strategies for challenging student situations. I have assisted counselors and leadership with the administration of standardized testing, and been the sixth grade lead for these events as well. I have assisted with the organization, and supervised, multiple fund-raising and educational opportunities through my duties as department head.

Instrumental Music Teacher/Guitar Instructor, 08/2008 - Current
Coweta County Schools/ Madras Middle School City, STATE,
  • Directed acoustic guitar program for grades 6-8 school.
  • Provided individual and classroom lessons for students of all ages and diverse musical ability at the middle school level.
  • Created and delivered music-centered lectures and presentations for an average of 120 students per year.
  • Taught students history, techniques and principles of acoustic guitar and music theory.
  • Utilized creative approaches to solve performance issues.
  • Provided engaging lesson plans covJessicag music history and theory.
  • Helped students appreciate arts with instructional and immersive techniques.
  • Met with parents and guardians to discuss student progress and areas for improvement.
  • Managed consistent, learning-focused classroom environments by establishing and communicating clear objectives for all students.
  • Administered tests, quizzes and other assignments to gauge students' learning and knowledge of course materials.
  • Facilitated activities that developed students' physical, emotional and social growth.
  • Assessed student progress with course material through routine quizzes, final examinations and standardized assessments.
LGPE Coordinator and Adjudicator- GMEA, 08/2000 - 11/2019
Georgia Music Educator's Association City, STATE,

Along with my regular teaching job, and department head responsibilities, I have also served the Georgia Music Educator's Association and the National Association for Music Education as a Large Group Performance Evaluation coordinator and adjudicator.

My responsibilities as coordinator included:

  • Securing facility and adjudicators for performance and sight-reading for all groups under a multi-day schedule
  • Organizing daily schedule for all performing groups
  • Managing meals and volunteers to work the event
  • Hiring and assisting with sound professionals for recordings
  • Managing and monitoring all students and teachers
  • Previewing and approving all performance literature for compliance with by-laws and regulations with regards to appropriate levels
  • DelivJessicag and reporting all ratings to GMEA following each event.

My duties as adjudicator for both All-State and LGPE included:

  • Studying scores and rating performance based on approved rubric created for the event by GMEA
  • DelivJessicag comments based on knowledge of my content area during and following each performance (individual and group) and creating overall rating
  • Maintaining dialogue based on expertise with other adjudicators before, during and following each event
Orchestra Director, 08/2000 - 05/2008
Fayette County Schools City, STATE,
  • Guided numerous musicians during rehearsals, performances, and recording sessions. I created the high school orchestra programs at McIntosh High School, Fayette County High School and Starr's Mill High School during my eight years on staff with Fayette County schools. I also taught one class of 5th grade at Kedron Elementary School for two of those years.
Education and Training
Tier 1: Educational Leadership Certification, Expected in 04/2022
University of West Georgia - Carrollton, GA
Master of Arts: Curriculum And Instruction, Expected in 07/2016
Georgia Southern University - Statesboro, GA
Bachelor of Education: Music Education, Expected in 05/2000
University of Georgia - Athens, GA,

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