Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 (555) 432-1000,
Professional Summary

Goal-oriented and energetic secondary teacher seeking a position as English / Language Arts Teacher in grades 6-12.

Core Qualifications
  • Professional Educator License in IL
  • Endorsements in Middle School Language Arts and High School English
2007 to 05/2010 English Teacher Weld Re-4 School District | Windsor, CO,
  • Planned, evaluated, and revised curricula, course content, and course materials and methods of instruction with colleagues.Maintained regularly scheduled office hours to advise and assist students.
  • Collaborate with colleagues to address teaching and research issues.
  • Participated in professional development workshops and courses.
  • Achieved certificate for teaching Advanced Placement courses.
  • Adapt teaching methods and instructional materials to meet students' varying needs and interests.
  • Planned and conducted activities for a balanced program of instruction, demonstration, and work time that provides students with opportunities toobserve, question, and investigate.Prepared, administered, and graded tests and assignments to evaluate students' progress.
  • Guided and counseled students with academic problems in Academic Success Class; taught personal development skills such as goal setting, independence,and self-advocacy
  • Discussed with parents or guardians, other teachers, counselors, and administrators to resolve students' behavioral and academic problems.
  • Conferenced with parents and guardians to discuss their children's progress and to determine priorities for their children and their resource needs.
  • Used computers, audio-visual aids, Smart Board, and school resource center to supplement presentations.
  • Collaborated with colleagues to discuss individual students' needs and progress in response to intervention (RTI) meetings
  • Sponsored extracurricular activities, such as food club and student council
  • Administered standardized ability and achievement tests and interpreted results to determine students' strengths and areas of need.
  • Collaborated with teachers to develop and maintain curriculum standards, develop mission statements, and set performance goals and objectives.
  • Aided in the redesign of the English / Language Arts Benchmark Test for 9th and 10th graders
  • Planned and taught Introduction to Literature (regular and honors), American Literature (regular and honors), Academic Success, AP LiteratureChaperoned school activities--athletic events, dances, and after school clubs.
2007 to 05/2007 Substitute TeacherJan Weld Re-4 School District | Windsor, CO,
  • Taught lessons and activities in a variety of subjects for grades 6-12 in Cherry Creek Public School District
  • Observed a variety of teaching methods and instruction.
2005 to 11/2006 English Teacher Bickford Senior Living | Ames, IA,
  • Organized, planned, and instructed the following courses: APIII Language and Compostion, American Literature (honors), Introduction to Litarary Studiesand Composition (regular and honors), Senior Seminar
  • Participated in Freshman Fast Track--weekly meetings centered on team teaching strategies and establishing student / teacher objectives
  • Instructed writing strategies and skills for Summer Bridge Program--a course designed for incoming freshman and new students
  • Created themed units for 9th grade reading curriculum
  • Studied and integrated techniques for writing and reading strategies
  • Actively sought parents to maintain consistent updates on student performanceInstructed and designed lessons on writing mechanics and grammar
  • Participated in research for new textbooks Implemented a variety of texts to meet and exceed state and national standards for writing and reading skills
  • Chaperoned school activities--athletic events, dances, and after school clubs.
2001 to 03/2005 Content EditorFeb Loyola Press | City, STATE,
  • Prepared teacher edition and student edition textbooks for publication
  • Revised and edited editions for 6th and 7th grade language arts textbooks
  • Edited first edition of 5th grade religious studies textbook
  • Designed mini-lessons and activities for teacher manual and student workbook
  • Coordinated teacher lesson plans and text content to meet national standards appropriate for grade level
  • Dedicated 3.5 years to in-house projects and 1 year to freelance projects.
Expected in 2006 Master of Arts | Secondary English DePaul University, Chicago, IL GPA:
Secondary English
Expected in 2001 Certificate of Publishing | University of Denver Publishing Institute, Denver, CO GPA:
Expected in 2000 Bachelor of Arts | English Literature and Composition Regis University, Denver, CO GPA:

Minor in Secondary Education

Expected in 2000 | Secondary Education Regis University, Denver, CO GPA: Coaching Experience Supported head coaches in training cross country teams at Bishop Machebeuf HighSchool and Denver East High School Assisted in the organization of races and travel scheduleAided state qualifiers in 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009Continued to assist coach and support team at East High School in 2011 and 2012

Secondary Education

Professional Affiliations

reliable, dedicated, enthusiastic, and goal-oriented

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