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Jessica Claire
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Professional Summary

Charismatic and dependable Elementary Teacher with 5 years of experience delivering educational assistance and instruction to various levels of learners. Committed to providing students with necessary tools to achieve academic goals, instilling love of learning and cooperative teamwork. Adept in application of excellent communication and problem solving skills. Energetic educator with proven skills in teaching elementary students diverse subjects. Keep classrooms organized and students on-task to facilitate effective learning. Diligent and adaptable in meeting individual student needs with warm, safe educational environments. Compassionate, creative and effective Teacher with valuable experience in classroom administration, professional development and project planning. Equipped with extensive background in versatile education environments. Student-centric instructor, academic facilitator and motivational coach. Competent at performing independently or as member of teaching team. Well-versed in classroom and online technologies. Enthusiastic teacher eager to contribute to team success through hard work, attention to detail and excellent organizational skills. Motivated to learn, grow and excel..

Accomplishments
  • Graduated Cum Laude Honors
  • Won “Star Teacher” award at Summit School of the Poconos in 2018.
  • Technology Integration - Participated in technology training courses and trained colleagues in new technology concepts and practices applicable for the classroom.
  • Teacher Mentor to new teachers
  • Designed and conducted a well-received professional development workshop for Freckle staff in August, 2018.
  • Designed and conducted a well-received professional development workshop for Student Behaviors staff in January, 2020.
  • Two time recipient of the PPL Empowering Teachers grant.
Skills
  • Experiential learning
  • Tailoring Curriculum Plans
  • Student-Centered Learning
  • Differentiated Instruction
  • Lesson Planning and Design
  • Group and individual instruction
  • Test Proctoring
  • Technological Instruction
  • Positive Reinforcement
  • Innovative Lesson Planning
  • Creative Questioning
  • Student Progress Reporting
  • Classroom management
  • Inquiry-based learning
  • Curriculum Development
  • Social-Emotional Learning training
Work History
Elementary Teacher, Third and Fourth Grades, 11/2016 - Current
Urbandale Community School District Urbandale, IA,
  • Supported student teachers by mentoring on classroom management, lesson planning and activity organization.
  • Fostered team collaboration between students through group projects for all subject areas.
  • Kept students on-task with proactive behavior modification and positive reinforcement strategies.
  • Evaluated and revised lesson plans and course content to facilitate and moderate classroom discussions and student centered learning.
  • Reviewed curriculum and devised alternate approaches to presenting lessons to increase student understanding.
  • Graded and evaluated student assignments, papers and course work.
  • Collaborated with parents of students to increase comprehensive and long-term success.
  • Communicated frequently with parents, students and faculty to provide feedback and discuss instructional strategies.
  • Promoted physical, mental and social development by implementing classroom games and outdoor recreational activities.
  • Assisted struggling students to maintain progress levels by designing individualized lesson plans focused on areas for improvement.
  • Supervised learning groups of students in classroom stations including math and language arts.
  • Incorporated multiple types of teaching strategies into classroom including differentiated instruction.
  • Implemented creative ways to foster curiosity for complex principles through hands-on learning and planned activities.
  • Encouraged creative thinking and motivated students by addressing individual strengths and weaknesses based on standardized testing results.
  • Planned and implemented integrated Social Studies lessons to meet national standards.
  • Devised and implemented strategies to create and maintain cohesive school community within virtual classroom setting.
  • Held conferences with parents to address questions, discuss academic progress and encourage learning goals.
  • Developed and taught lessons on relevant children's books, poems, movies and themes to promote student interest of Children's Literature as avenue of study.
  • Networked with other educators to promote awareness of advanced teaching practices and development of 21st Century skills.
  • Served on education committee for curriculum development.
  • Developed project-based curriculum to meet PA Common Core Standards.
  • Started STEAM based learning
  • Incorporated flexible seating for student engagement.
  • Piloted Robotics program
  • Implemented and encouraged debate-style classroom environment to increase student engagement and promote critical thinking.
  • Facilitated democratic classroom to give student voice.
  • Worked cooperatively with other teachers, administrators and parents to help students reach learning objectives in all subject areas.
Elementary Substitute Teacher, 09/2010 - 01/2011
Pleasant Valley Area School District City, STATE,
  • Kept accurate and current attendance records and assignment sheets to maintain file compliance.
  • Kept students on-task with proactive behavior modification and positive reinforcement strategies.
  • Upheld classroom routines to support student environments and maintain consistent schedules.
  • Followed classroom plans left by class teacher to continue student education and reinforce core concepts.
  • Organized and cleaned teaching areas after daily use to maintain high standards for returning teachers or other substitutes.
  • Taught diverse subjects for grades K-8, successfully delivering seamless teaching in absence of regular teacher.
  • Worked with principal's office on disciplinary and safety issues.
Long-Term Substitute Teacher, Kindergarten, 09/2006 - 01/2007
Bangor Area School District City, STATE,
  • Supported student teachers by mentoring on classroom management, lesson planning and activity organization.
  • Kept students on-task with proactive behavior modification and positive reinforcement strategies.
  • Implemented outlined grading and assessment techniques to document growth, development and knowledge advancements during teacher absence.
  • Assisted students of all ability levels develop life-long learning skills and good study habits.
  • Collaborated with teaching staff to devise and implement coordinated educational strategies and student support networks.
  • Upheld classroom routines to support student environments and maintain consistent schedules.
  • Repeatedly requested as substitute teacher for classrooms by teachers based on excellent past referrals and trusted performance.
  • Took over kindergarten class for 2 months, managing all classroom assignments, student needs and recordkeeping.
Education
Bachelor of Science: Elementary Education, Expected in 12/2005
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East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania - East Stroudsburg, PA
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  • Majored in Elementary Education
  • Graduated cum laude
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Saint Francis University - Loretto, PA,
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Attended freshman year.

  • Majored in Information Systems Management
High School Diploma: , Expected in 06/2001
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Pocono Mountain East High School - Swiftwater, PA
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School Attended

  • East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania
  • Saint Francis University
  • Pocono Mountain East High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Elementary Teacher, Third and Fourth Grades
  • Elementary Substitute Teacher
  • Long-Term Substitute Teacher, Kindergarten

Degrees

  • Bachelor of Science
  • Some College (No Degree)
  • High School Diploma

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