educator resume example with 16+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
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Professional Summary

Experienced K-12 teacher with over 21 years of dedicated service in public school education, seeks a position as an Adjunct Professor at University of Bridgeport. Expert lecturer, and discussion leader who is passionate about effective teaching and improving student outcomes. Exceptional subject knowledge in teaching, English, Reading, and Writing as well as classroom management talent.

  • Verbal and Written Communication
  • Positive Attitude
  • Active Listening
  • Creating & Facilitating PD
  • Time Management
  • Public Speaking
  • Emotional Awareness
  • Presentation Creation and Delivery Public Speaking
  • Good Judgment
  • Motivated
  • Growth Mindset
  • Team Building
  • Collaboration
Work History
Educator, 02/2015 - Current
City Of Louisville, Ky Louisville, KY,
  • Highest SBA scores in district: moving students to 94% from 69% at or above goal in reading.
  • Develop lesson plans, instructional materials based on need of students, assessment data, standards, and curriculum.
  • Create data or needs-driven formative and summative assessments.
  • Construct units with culturally responsive literature.
  • Produce well developed units incorporating texts, writing about reading, vocabulary, research such as New and Traditional Classics Unit.
  • Teacher's College trained in workshop model.
  • Effectively mapped unit with lessons including read alouds, independent reading, vocabulary instruction, small groups, stations, etc.
  • Activate prior knowledge.
  • Effective cooperating teacher to student teacher from University of Bridgeport (2018).
  • Collaborated with grade-level teachers to create common experiences for students on campus in 8th grade.
  • Data-driven decisions in creating unit plans.
  • Successfully structure student groupings for academic success changing for task or purpose: heterogenous, homogeneous, student choice, random, text-dependent, etc.
  • Use critical thinking to break down problems, evaluate student concern and make critical decisions to improve student social, emotional, or academic situation.
  • Prove successful working within tight deadlines to have grades put in Learning Management System (LMS) to keep open lines of communication with all stakeholders.
  • Lead projects and analyze data to create PD and work with faculty members in Humanities department in using data to inform instruction.
  • Highly effective communication skills with team, grade-level, administrative team.
  • Delivered thoughtful high school placement and private school recommendations for all 104 outgoing 8th grade students.
  • Participate in team-building activities to enhance social emotional relationships with students.
  • Empowered students to have choice in text, project, or process in each unit.
  • Diligently worked to instill love of reading and writing into students' lives.
  • Address and resolve technical, financial and operational concerns by working with team members and directors.
  • Make learning fun and relevant!
Assistant Principal, 08/2013 - 11/2014
East Montana Middle School El Paso, TX,
  • Managed creation of 1000+ individual daily schedules for all 6th, 7th, and 8th graders using PowerSchool LMS.
  • Evaluated teachers in English Language Arts, Social Studies, Physical Education, and PPS.
  • Trained teachers on effective teaching techniques, classroom management strategies and behavior modification.
  • Facilitated continued education for teaching staff through implementation of quality curriculum training and appropriation of necessary resources.
  • Trained in TC's Reading and Writing Workshop methodologies.
  • Created Units of study around genre incorporating new authors such as Sharon Draper, Matt DeLapena, Dina Neyeri, etc. to bring diversity into reading.
  • Constructed lessons allowing students to read text using different lenses to have culturally responsive curriculum.
  • Performed classroom observations to assess teacher strategies and effectiveness.
  • Built and maintained positive relationships with diverse stakeholders, such as parents, school volunteers and outside agencies.
  • Cooperating teacher for University of Bridgeport student teacher.
  • Provide team teachers with reading strategies to help struggling students understand core curriculum.
  • Facilitated PBIS team.
  • Encouraged interdepartmental and cross-grade team collaboration in development and support of student activities, programs and lessons.
  • Managed Tools for Schools.
  • Assistant Principal for Alternate School.
  • Liaison administrator and evaluator for maintenance department and resource officers.
  • Spearheaded new reading program with Director of Reading and Reading Interventionist for Special Education students.
  • Developed inaugural SBA schedule which became Spotlight School for State of Connecticut.
  • Created PLC room, fully supplied with 4 laptops and support materials for teachers to gather and work with their PLC, with other work groups, on planning, goals, or any academic work.
Curriculum Leader, Team Leader, & Teacher, 08/2005 - 08/2013
Milford Public Schools City, STATE,
  • Collaborated with administrators from Harborside campus and central office to determine course objectives when re-writing curriculum in 2013.
  • Effectively implemented best training practices including CMT data and adult learning principles in planning and creation of instructional materials.
  • Teamed with subject matter experts across district and at CREC in evaluation and revision of training tools in order to continually improve learning platforms.
  • Worked closely with faculty in 6th, 7th, & 8th grade to prepare materials, content and tools to facilitate summer learning.
  • Provided specific subject matter expertise for all courses developed, including materials and unit plans.
  • Researched and incorporated current trends and data into standard curriculum for CMT, NWEA, and SBAC.
  • Designed, implemented and managed successful Professional Learning to meet department and school needs.
  • Built strong relationships with teachers, administrators, and parents through positive attitude and attentive response.
  • Mentored and guided employees to foster proper completion of curriculum rewrites or new initiates.
  • Initiated timely response to emails, voicemails and written correspondence.
  • Coached team members in best practices and the changing landscape of CMT to SBA, providing feedback and encouragement toward reaching goals.
  • Assisted with new hire processing and existing training programs.
  • Conducted training and mentored teachers through BEST and TEAM to promote commitment to students and their achievement.
  • Established open and professional relationships with team members to achieve quick resolutions for various issues.
  • Coordinated weekly meetings for stakeholders.
Bachelor of Science: English, Expected in
Sacred Heart University - Fairfield, CT
Status -
  • Dean's List 3 Semesters
Master of Arts: Education Leadership, Expected in 07/2011
Sacred Heart University - Fairfield, CT
Status -

4.0 GPA

Master of Arts: Teaching, Expected in 06/2010
Sacred Heart University - Fairfield, CT
Status -

3.9 GPA

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School Attended

  • Sacred Heart University
  • Sacred Heart University
  • Sacred Heart University

Job Titles Held:

  • Educator
  • Assistant Principal
  • Curriculum Leader, Team Leader, & Teacher


  • Bachelor of Science
  • Master of Arts
  • Master of Arts

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