Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - -

Talented early education professional with diverse experience in planning and implementing various activities for promoting physical, social, emotional and intellectual growth of children.

[<Job Title>] focused on using communication skills, encouragement and vast knowledge of learning styles to create a welcoming and interactive learning environment for all students.

  • Bilingual in Spanish and English

Understands various learning styles

Association of


Classroom management


Collaborated with department and faculty members to design a year-round standard-based curriculum.

Served on the [<Committee Name>] Committee.

07/2011 to 07/2014
Early Childhood Lead Teacher Magen David Yeshivah Brooklyn, ,
  • Plan and implement a developmentally appropriate bilingual curriculum for children two years of age.
  • Work with children to meet the physical, social, emotional, expressive and receptive language and cognitive needs of each child in the Early Childhood Development program.
  • Create and implement a curriculum sequence that reflects the wide variety of cultures and ethnic groups represented in the classroom and learning concepts.
  • Ensure that child development routines are consistent with child development principles by ensuring the health, safety, welfare and accountability of the children through constant supervision and working with teacher assistants and parents.
  • Ensure parent involvement and awareness in program planning through regular open communication through parent meetings, monthly newsletters, and three parent conferences during the school year.
  • Provide supervision to three teachers assistants to ensure consistency with the curriculum.
  • Developed a special project to ensure parent's participation.
  • Facilitated a learning tool for parents to teach math to their children.
07/2001 to 05/2011
Lead Teacher North Country Academy Northville, ,
  • Implemented the Core Knowledge Preschool Sequence, which is a coherent cumulative and content specific curriculum.
  • Implemented Every Day Mathematics curriculum which entails real life problem solving, balanced instruction; while utilizing multiple methods for basic skills, practice and applying technology.
  • Applied the Zula Curriculum that provides tools to encourage exploration and scientific thinking.
  • Maintained accurate and complete student records and portfolios as required by laws, district policies and administrative regulations.
  • Educated pre-K students individually and in groups using various teaching methods such as lectures, discussions and demonstrations.
  • Served as a member of the School-Wide Support Team.
  • Participated with Wolf Trap (Institute for Early Learning Through the Arts.) Class served as a model for the 2010 Core Knowledge Sequence conference.
  • Trained staff of the four components of morning meetings.
  • greeting, sharing, group activity and morning message).
  • Collaborated with other teachers and administrators in the development, evaluation and revision of pre-K programs.
  • Established clear objectives for all lessons and projects, and communicated then to students.
  • Established and enforced classroom rules.
  • Prepared students for Kindergarten by encouraging them to explore learning opportunities and to persevere with challenging tasks, Observed and evaluated student's performance, behavior and social development.
  • Provided a variety of materials and resources for students to explore, manipulate and use both in learning.
  • Facilitated literacy night and math night as learning tools for parents to use with their children.
08/1986 to 07/2001
Lead Teacher North Country Academy Okemos, ,
  • Greeted children and their parents every morning.
  • Educated Pre School aged children with basic skills such as colors, shapes, numbers and letter recognition.
  • Conducted a daily read aloud to entire class.
  • Attended to children's basic needs by feeding, dressing and helping them to use the bathroom.
  • Served meals and snacks in accordance to nutritional guidelines.
  • Met with parents or guardians to discuss their child's progress and needs and determine priorities as well as suggest ways to promote learning and development at home.
  • Arranged indoor and outdoor space to facilitate creative play, motor skills activities and safety.
  • Identified children showing signs of emotional, developmental or health related issues and discussed them with supervisor, parents or guardians and child development specialists.
  • Served as Acting Toddler Unit Coordinator in absence of Program Director.
  • Trained and supervised teacher's assistants, substitutes and volunteers assigned to the classroom and Toddler Unit.
  • Attended workshops on learning goals, classroom management, student motivation and engaging learning activities.
Expected in present
Seeking Early Childhood and Elementary School teacher Degree:
Ana G. Mendez University - Wheaton, MD

36 credits

Expected in 1996
Wheelock College - New York City, Massachusetts

Training about:

Expected in 1990
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Bank Street College - New York City,

Training about: How to work with different families,cultures and economic backgrounds.

Expected in 08/ 2013
Select One: Early Childhood Education
Catholic University - , Washington DC

Intensive Training on Early Literacy

Additional Information
  • Recognitions:
  • 2003 - 2004- Wolf Trap Teacher Award, Virginia
  • 1998-1999- Teacher of the Year, Rosemount Center.

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