education specialist resume example with 6 years of experience

Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 (555) 432-1000,
Professional Summary

Accomplished Education Specialist with 30 years of expertise in guiding child development by serving as inspirational figure and encouraging role model to students with diverse needs. Expert in leading and supporting children overcoming challenges by continually assessing students formally and informally, identifying behavior issues and adapting lessons in creative ways to highlight learning strengths. Committed to providing orderly atmosphere, calm environment, safety and structure in classroom while teaching children how to adapt to surroundings.

  • Professionalism
  • Excellent Communication skills
  • Time management
  • Knowledge of Federal and Government laws relating to Special Education.
  • Curriculum coordination
  • Diversity specialist
  • IEP expertise
  • Classroom administration
  • Learner assessment
  • Recordkeeping Skills
Work History
07/2021 to 07/2021 Education Specialist Dignity Health | Atascadero, CA,
  • Design and present instruction with clear and logical structure.
  • Knowledge of special education laws, as well as SELPA and district policies and procedures for the purpose of maintaining compliance with federal and state laws.
  • Wrote reasonably calculated, legally defensible IEP's aligned to state standards.
  • Monitored progress of students by utilizing data to coordinate services for each student.
  • Interfaced with teachers, psychologists, specialists, etc.
  • Scheduled IEP meetings with IEP team required by law for the purpose of maintaining compliance with federal and state laws.
  • Administered assessments and used results to facilitate student learning.
  • Trained and provided work direction and guidance to instructional aide.
  • Maintained confidentiality, exercised initiative, and possessed good judgement.
  • Delivered effective and differentiated classroom instruction to range of neurodiverse students.
  • Led activities that developed students' physical, emotional and social growth.
  • Created and managed IEPs to define student learning objectives and educational strategies, in addition to applying instructional knowledge and methods to support goals.
  • Assisted struggling students to maintain progress levels by designing individualized lesson plans focused on areas for improvement.
  • Coordinated special education students and teacher assistant schedules with master schedule.
06/2014 to 07/2016 English Teacher- Juvenile Hall and Court/Community Aspire Public Schools | Commerce, CA,
  • Prepared and implemented lesson plans covering required course topics.
  • Administered assessments and standardized tests to evaluate student progress.
  • Helped students develop important learning skills and good study habits useful in trade school or college education.
  • Led interesting and diverse group activities to engage students in course material.
  • Utilized multimedia strategies and technology to convey information in fresh and interesting ways.
  • Established appropriate deadlines and provided complete instructions for reading assignment and homework.
  • Kept classroom organized, clean, and safe for all students and visitors.
  • Completed in-service and additional training to maintain professional growth.
  • Planned coursework to introduce students to important literature.
07/2010 to 07/2014 Elementary Teacher Pixley Union Elementary School District | City, STATE,
  • Drove student learning by establishing clear classroom plans and group objectives, as well as actionable strategies to achieve each goal.
  • Maintained student portfolios to monitor learning progress and completion of work required for promotion to next grade level.
  • Worked one-on-one with students to determine strengths, weaknesses and learning patterns.
  • Included multicultural awareness in class discussions to meet state standards.
  • Assessed student learning progress and comprehension with routine tests and standardized examinations.
  • Boosted individual perseverance and resilience by setting challenging goals and providing realistic support.
  • Built positive relationships with parents to involve families in educational process.
  • Prepared materials for lessons, assignments and assessments and evaluated, corrected and graded student performance to identify gaps in skills or knowledge and set realistic goals.
  • Helped students develop self-esteem and life skills by fostering healthy conflict-resolution, critical thinking and communication.
  • Communicated student progress, academic difficulties or behavioral concerns to parents, guardians and administration using tact and professionalism to improve student academic performance.
Expected in 06/2018 to to Education Specialist Credential | Special Education Tulare County Office Of Education, Visalia, CA, GPA:
Expected in 06/2006 to to CLAD Credential | Cross Cultural Language And AcademicDiversity University Of San Diego, San Diego, CA GPA:
Expected in 06/2001 to to Master of Arts | Instructional Technology Fresno Pacific University, Fresno, CA GPA:
Expected in 06/1991 to to Teaching Credential | Education California State University - Bakersfield, Bakersfield, CA GPA:
Expected in 06/1990 to to Bachelor of Arts | Liberal Studies California State University of Bakersfield, Bakersfield, CA, GPA:

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School Attended

  • Tulare County Office Of Education
  • University Of San Diego
  • Fresno Pacific University
  • California State University - Bakersfield
  • California State University of Bakersfield

Job Titles Held:

  • Education Specialist
  • English Teacher- Juvenile Hall and Court/Community
  • Elementary Teacher


  • Education Specialist Credential
  • CLAD Credential
  • Master of Arts
  • Teaching Credential
  • Bachelor of Arts

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