Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - -
Professional Summary
Enthusiastic ESL Teacher with success in teaching Japanese junior high, high school, and college-aged students English-language grammar and conversational speaking skills. Highly adept in all elements of lesson planning with a track record in collaborating with school leaders to design and implement focused foreign-language curricula and working with teachers to meet quarterly and annual educational goals. Seeking to leverage background and experience living abroad to take next career step with a respected school dedicated to helping students achieve their academic and professional goals.
  • Secondary and College Education
  • Curriculum and Lesson Planning
  • Differentiated and Adult Learning                                          
  • ESL Instruction
  • Classroom Management
  • Student Assessments and Coaching
Work History
08/2014 to 01/2017
English Conversation Teacher Johnson County Community College Overland Park, KS,
  • Delivered English-language instruction to secondary school students, developing curriculum and lessons to improve students' conversational abilities while managing classroom and related administrative functions.
  • Supervised senior-level classes, ensuring students remained on task and understood assignment objectives.
  • Adapted teaching methods and materials to students' varying needs, creating advanced reading courses for students needing additional academic challenges.
02/2016 to 01/2017
Adjunct English Instructor Bunka Gakuen University City, STATE,
  • Developed lesson plans following curriculum standards, focusing on teaching students English-language grammar and conversational speaking fundamentals using real-life examples and task-based learning activities.
  • Worked with teachers and department heads to implement strategic plans, meeting quarterly and yearly educational goals through close collaboration.
  • Partnered with department head to create daily schedules, curriculum, and ESL activities.
  • Provided students one-on-one coaching and planned group activities, facilitating student development of conversational skills and providing immediate, constructive feedback to help students achieve course goals.
  • Reinforced lesson objectives and assessed students' progress, assigning homework and conducting routine in-class examinations to track student achievements.
  • Liaised between students and school administration, creating effective and culturally-sensitive environment conducive to learning.
2015 to 07/2016
Academic English Writing Instructor Temple University Japan City, ,
  • Taught international college students English-language grammar fundamentals and academic writing skills, facilitating application and admission to English-speaking universities abroad.
  • Successfully helped students develop strong English-language academic writing skills to apply to undergraduate and graduate programs.
  • Planned lessons in accordance with university curriculum, establishing clear objectives for all lessons, units, and projects.
  • Leveraged broad range of instructional techniques, enhancing lecture and lesson retention, sustaining student interest, and maximizing learning.
  • Administered and graded tests and assignments to evaluate student progress, providing feedback and coaching on one-on-one basis to help students reach academic goals.
02/2015 to 02/2016
English Conversation Teacher Musashi Junior And Senior High School City, STATE,
  • Designed engaging lesson plans following national curriculum, spearheading instruction to secondary school students and helping them understand, speak, read, and write in English.
  • Improved student participation in classroom and lectures by integrating creative roleplaying exercises into lessons.
  • Evaluated and tracked students' progress by assigning classwork and homework, and administered tests to measure students' retention and understanding of lesson objectives
Expected in 2016
Master of Science: Education and Applied Linguistics (Focus: TESOL)
Temple University - Tokyo, Japan
Expected in
Bachelor of Science: Secondary Education and Health Science
Brigham Young University - Provo, UT

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  • Brigham Young University

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