Educational Specialist resume example with 3+ years of experience

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

Dedicated, Hardworking, and Positive individual with extensive knowledge of working with youth and children. Customer service driven and high performance in basic office skills. Proficient in Microsoft Word, Powerpoint, Excel and Outlook.

Core Strengths
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Active listening skills
  • Energetic work attitude
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Creative arts talent
  • Positive and cheerful
  • Active listener
  • Community outreach expert
  • Greeted customers upon entrance and handled all cash and credit transactions.
  • Assisted customers over the phone regarding store operations, product, promotions and orders.
  • Consistently received positive feedback from parents.
  • Chaperoned field trips and after school activities per request.
  • Solved severe child behavioral issues in positive and constructive ways.
  • Designed weekly lesson plans focused on age and level-appropriate material.
Work Experience
EDUCATIONAL SPECIALIST , 07/2013 to 11/2014
Catholic Charities Of The Archidiocese Of MiamiWilton Manors, FL,
  • I served as the community liaison between community schools and WYDI.
  • Assisted students and their educational experience
  • Located and provided resources for those students that are identified by teachers, counselors, and other staff with a deficiency in academic areas.
  • Focused to eliminate deficiency, high school dropout rates and enhance graduation rates.
  • Identified with teachers the high-performing student and provide resources to continue progress of their education. (financial, transportation, .)
  • My responsibility was to provide a weekly opportunity to receive the gospel story. This takes place each Tuesday night at Youth Connection.
  • Preformed basic office skills in Microsoft, answering phones, sending and responding to emails.
Bremen High School District 228Midlothian, IL,
  • Worked with the ages 2-6.
  • Prepared lesson plans according to the development of the group.
  • Read stories to the children and taught them painting, drawing and crafts.
  • Disciplined children and recommended other measures to correct behavior.
  • Carefully monitored children's play activities.
  • Offered detailed daily reports that outlined each child’s activities.
  • Employed a variety of materials for children to explore and manipulate in learning activities and imaginative play.
Youth VillagesCity, STATE,
  • Provided the setting for an intensive treatment program that combines the unique balance of structure and freedom which enables children and their families to identify, understand and cope with their individual needs and develop the skills necessary to succeed in less restrictive settings.
  • Taught the children necessary life skills and provide for their physical daily care.
  • Assisted in treatment planning for each child and conducts daily documentation such as contact notes, milieu notes, and precautionary notes.
  • Participated in client transports to various locations and participated in recreation therapy with children.
  • Improved children's behavior through coping skills and other therapeutic interventions and conducts group and 1 on 1 counseling sessions.
  • Balanced team and individual responsibility, presents documentation effectively, maintains confidentiality, and responds promptly to client needs.
SCHOOL SOCIAL WORK INTERN, 07/2010 to 04/2011
Pine Bluff School DistrictCity, STATE,
  • Enhanced the academic mission by providing services which strengthen home, school, and community partnerships. The social workers serve as catalysts to bring people together and to create an environment that is conducive to effective problem solving and learning.
  • Assisted the PBSD school social workers in helping parents and students overcome problems by providing them with the resources needed to help make their lives better. Resources included parenting classes, support groups, counseling or financial assistance.
  • Assisted in helping the school social workers certify all free and reduced meal applications.
  • Assisted in purchasing medicine, uniforms, glasses, and winter coats for students in need.
Educational Background
Bachelors of Science: Social Work, Expected in 2011
The University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff - Pine Bluff, AR

Member of The Vesper Choir (Served as President and Vice President)

Member of Social Work Club (Served as Vice President)

Coursework in Criminal Justice and Sociology

Coursework in Psychology




National Association of Social Workers (NASW) (2010-2011) National Association of Black Social Workers (NABSW) (2010-2011) Targeting Our People's Priorities with Service, Pine Bluff, AR (-2010)


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  • The University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff

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