english adjunct professor resume example with 13+ 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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As a skilled professional in the field of Human Services I am passionate about providing quality care and education to both students and clients in an effort to help them reach and exceed desired goals. 

  • New Jersey Education Association
  • Elementary K-8, Current
  • Teacher of the Handicapped, Current
  • ABA Training (Montclair University)
  • Competent in Smartboard technology
  • MS Office proficient
  • In-depth knowledge of autism
  • Boggs Certification 
Worked with special education students and general education students in grades K -12, for over 10 years. I also have experience teaching higher education college courses in the areas of ELA and handling duties for DDD population.     
English Adjunct Professor, 09/XXX1 to Current
LifescapeSioux City, IA,
  • Instructing Reading and Writing courses
  • Meeting with students and faculty
  • Grading papers and scoring test for midterm and final exams
  • Using exams, quizzes and projects to assess how well students grasped learning material and concepts
  • Adapting methods of instruction and classroom materials to address individual student needs
  • Collaborated with fellow staff members to promote positive and welcoming learning environment
Early Intervention Special Needs Educator, 05/XXX7 to 09/XXX8
St. Joseph HospitalCity, STATE,
  • Served children at risk for developmental deficiencies
  • Served as an interface between families and other service providers
  • Reported on developmental progresses 
  • Assisted parents on addressing developmental and behavioral concerns
  • Interpreted test results, creating IFSP's and creating learning plans
Scholastic Read 180 Teacher, 09/XXX4 to 06/XXX6
Hackensack Board Of EducationCity, STATE,
  • Instructed 60-90 students in improving reading comprehension and fluency
  • Administered a variety of Read 180 specific tasks (e.g. Lexile Reading Test, developmental testing programs, subject specific assessments, etc.) for the purpose of identifying needs, assessing student development and/or developing individual learning plans
  • Instructed students by following a scripted 90 minute program for the purpose of improving their success in reading academics through a defined course of study
  • Maintained Read 180 program components (e.g. setting up equipment,preparing appropriate materials for presentations, files and records, etc.) for the purpose of providing information, direction, and/or documentation of meetings and events
Special Education Teacher, 09/2008 to 06/2008
Passaic Board Of EducationCity, STATE,
  • Provided instruction to students in RCRP/ICS setting to assist in development of variety of skills
  • (Summer School) Early Childhood Teacher of the Handicapped:Created and implemented developmentally-appropriate curriculum that addressed all learning styles, worked to achieve IEP goals in areas of academic and developmental goals, modeled and planned activities to promote social development
  • Administered State and District standardized tests
  • Established and communicated clear objectives for all lessons, units and projects to both students and parents
  • Eliminated learning gaps and effectively instructed students by developing IEPs and using wide variety of teaching aids and motivational strategies
  • Conducted small group and individual classroom activities with students based on differentiated learning needs
Youth Residential Counselor, 11/2000 to 05/2003
St. Mary's HospitalCity, STATE,
  • Collaborated closely with treatment team to appropriately coordinate client care services
  • Efficiently gathered information from families and social services agencies to inform development of treatment plans
  • Gained complete knowledge of relevant statutes, case laws, ethical codes and regulations to adhere to best practice standards for the professional practice of counseling
  • Assisted clients with identifying feelings and behaviors by asking open-ended questions
  • Checked facility for open windows, locked doors, malfunctioning smoke detectors and other safety hazards
  • Taught clients anger management techniques, relaxation skills, impulse control, social skills, emotional coping skills and functional living skills
  • Implemented appropriate policies for identification of medically-related social and emotional needs of clients
MA: Special Education, Expected in May 2008 to New Jersey City University - Jersey City, NJ
GPA: GPA: 3.8
Special Education GPA: 3.8
BA: Psychology, Expected in August 2002 to Montclair State University - Montclair, NJ
GPA: GPA: 3.0
Psychology GPA: 3.0
A.S : Human Services, Expected in August 2000 to Passaic County Community College - Paterson, NJ
GPA: GPA: 3.2

Human Services GPA: 3.2

*Internship completed

St. Jospeh Hospital Harbor House:

working with developmentally disabled adults and MiCA patients. 

Responsibilities: Assisting case managers with client interactions during group therapy and teaching a GED preparation course.

New Jersey Teacher of the Handicapped certification, Elementary Cert. of Eligibility, over 200 hours of District Wide Educational workshops, Achieved HQT Teaching status *Class C Commercial Driver's license: , Expected in to - ,
 Group Instruction,  Multicultural populations,  Parent/Teacher Conferences, Specialized Testing, Special-Needs Students, Student Evaluations, Teaching, Team Building, TESOL Certified, Time Classroom Discipline, Classroom Instruction, Classroom Management, Community Involvement, Counseling, Creative Lesson Planning, Critical Thinking, Curriculum Development,  Parental Participation, Learning Strategies

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School Attended

  • New Jersey City University
  • Montclair State University
  • Passaic County Community College

Job Titles Held:

  • English Adjunct Professor
  • Early Intervention Special Needs Educator
  • Scholastic Read 180 Teacher
  • Special Education Teacher
  • Youth Residential Counselor


  • MA
  • BA
  • A.S
  • New Jersey Teacher of the Handicapped certification, Elementary Cert. of Eligibility, over 200 hours of District Wide Educational workshops, Achieved HQT Teaching status *Class C Commercial Driver's license

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