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

Motivated, enthusiastic educator with 5+ successful years experience fostering a cohesive student learning atmosphere. Kind and compassionate Elementary/Kindergarten School Teacher dedicated to creating an atmosphere that is stimulating and encouraging to all students. Enjoys using modern technology in the classroom. Adept at lesson planning and classroom management.

Core Qualifications
  • Parent/teacher conferences
  • Standardized testing techniques
  • Learning assessments
  • Understands Thinking Map
  • Flexible and adaptive
  • Calm under pressure
  • Emergent curriculum
  • Creative lesson plan development
  • Excellent classroom management
  • Teaching, tutoring and counseling
  • Experience working special needs students
  • Effectively work with parents
  • Proofreading/editing
  • Interactive teaching/learning
  • Innovative lesson planning
  • Clear public speaking skills
  • BA/MA Education in progress

Goal Setting

  • Established clear objectives for all lessons/projects and communicated with students, achieving a total understanding of grading rubric and overall class expectations.

Technology Integration

  • Increased student participation and test scores by introducing relevant computer programs and exercises to encourage student interest and enjoyment.

Student-Centered Curriculum Planning

  • Developed mid-semester evaluation for students to give feedback about current curriculum and suggest alternative course materials and subjects for remainder of year.

Education Strategies

  • Employed special educational strategies and techniques during instruction to improve the development of sensory/perceptual-motor skills, language, cognition, and memory.

Professional Experience
09/2010 to English Teacher Decatur Public Schools | Decatur, IL,

Applied progressive teaching principles online to groups of students 2-9 and to individuals. Developed and applied progressive teaching techniques for online teaching in order to meet academic, intellectual and social needs of students. Designed lesson plans focused on age and level-appropriate material.

07/2009 to 11/2009 Elementary/Middle School English Teacher Mfa Oil | Dexter, MO,

Created and enforced child-based hands-on curriculum to promote student interest and receptive learning.Designed lesson plans focused on age and level-appropriate material.

08/2005 to 11/2008 Elementary/Middle School English Teacher Secondary School 4 | City, STATE,

Used variety of teaching techniques to encourage student critical thinking and discussion in 1-8 grades Engilsh Language course. Developed, administered and corrected tests and quizzes in a timely manner.Implemented student discipline measures, decreasing classroom disruptions by 79%. Combined discipline plan with effective measures and various lesson plans to increase concentration, participation, and progress student accountability.Earned positive verbal/written feedback from parents regarding classroom instruction and student learning success.Developed, administered and corrected tests and quizzes in a timely manner. students, improving standardized tests scores by 25% in six-month period.

02/2003 to 08/2005 Manager Construction Company "Murgap" | City, STATE,

Managed team of 50 of professionals. Built financial model for new business unit.

08/1999 to 02/2003 Kindergarten Teacher/English Teacher Kindergarten 14 | City, STATE,

Tutored children individually and in small groups to help them with difficult subjects.Taught after-school and summer enrichment programs.Established positive relationships with students, parents, fellow teachers and school administrators.Took appropriate disciplinary measures when students misbehaved.Improved students' reading levels through guided reading groups and whole group instruction.Created lesson plans in accordance with state curriculum and school-wide curriculum standards.Accepted coaching from fellow teachers and administrators and immediately incorporated feedback.Worked outside normal hours to be available to answer parent and student questions.Set and communicated ground rules for the classroom based on respect and personal responsibility.Identified early signs of emotional, developmental and health problems in students and followed up with parents.

07/1998 to 08/1999 Middle/High School English Teacher Secondary School 9 | City, STATE,

Developed and implemented interesting and interactive learning mediums to increase student understanding of course materials.Routinely met with students' parents regarding in-class issues and learning interruptions to discuss solutions.Applied progressive teaching principles to 5 classes of 30-40.

Education and Training
Expected in 2015 Associate of Science | Science/Math Riverside Community College, Riverside, CA GPA:

Coursework in Science and Math

On Dean's list

Expected in 2015 Bachelor/Masters equivalent | English Teaching State Pedagogical University of Yaroslavl, Yaroslavl, Yaroslavl GPA:

3.8/4.0 GPA

Coursework in Child Development, Psychology and Education

Coursework in English Grammar, Methodology, and Language Development

Expected in 1998 AA equivalent | English Teaching State Teaching School, Mary, Mary GPA:

4.0/4.0 GPA

Coursework in Methodology and Child Psychology


Certified English Teacher in Turkmenistan, category 13(based on 13 categories)-1999

Certified English Teacher in Russia, category 2, (based on 13 categories)-2007


Bilingual Russian/English

Community Involvement

Volunteered in a library and a church in Mary, Turkmenistan, 1994-2005


Yaroslavl Education Association, 2005-2008


Enthusiastic people person, advanced problem-solving, great organizational skills.

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School Attended

  • Riverside Community College
  • State Pedagogical University of Yaroslavl
  • State Teaching School

Job Titles Held:

  • English Teacher
  • Elementary/Middle School English Teacher
  • Elementary/Middle School English Teacher
  • Manager
  • Kindergarten Teacher/English Teacher
  • Middle/High School English Teacher


  • Associate of Science
  • Bachelor/Masters equivalent
  • AA equivalent

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