Environmental Science And Living Earth Teacher resume example with 10+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
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Professional Summary

Attentive Science Teacher.

10+ years of classroom experience.

Organized, driven, creative.

Strong communication and teamwork skills.


Pedagogy rooted in generating curricula, based on student need.

Passionate about inclusivity for all.

Forges and maintains strong relationships.

Effective and efficient.

  • Inclusive
  • Creative
  • Passionate
  • Meets folks "where they are"
  • Adaptive
  • Student-Driven Curriculum Design
  • Forges trusting student/teacher/colleague relationships

The Episcopal School of Los Angeles:

  • Designed 6-12 Science Scope + Sequence
  • Book Study Facilitator: Benefits of Standards Based Grading
  • Awarded "Bring the Teach" Students
  • Club Sponsor: Gender and Sexuality Diversity Alliance, Environmental Club, Human Rights Task Force

McKinney North High School:

  • PLC of the Year
  • Created a District Wide Tutorial program to increase student Science achievement

Professional Development Leader:

  • Disability Justice in the Classroom;
  • Inclusive STEM;
  • Science Notebooking;
  • Relationship Building;
  • Tech in the classroom;
  • Inclusion + Support in the Classroom


  • CAST (Conf of the Adv of Science Teaching) - Manipulating Science Models
Relevant Training
  • Inclusive STEM Institute
  • Anti-Blackness in Education
  • AP + Pre AP Biology Trained
  • SIOP Trained
  • AVID Summer Institute attendee
  • Kagan Trained
  • California: Single Subject Biological Sciences (Specialized) Exp. 2023
  • Texas: Classroom Teacher Composite Science 8-12
Work History
Science Department Chair, 07/2020 to 02/2022
Kipp Bay Area Schools - San FranciscoSan Francisco, CA,
  • Designed lab-based, student-centered Scope and Sequence for grades 6-12.
  • Coach teachers on strategies, techniques, materials, and supplementary technologies.
  • Host monthly department chair conference to identify classroom to diversify instructional strategies, strengthen school operations, align processes, structures and pedagogies.
  • Boost department effectiveness by outfitting 3 new lab classrooms, rebalancing class sizes, decrease resource utilization and integrate new technology. Revised and revamped procedures to improve institution operations and STEM interest.
  • Generated STEM pathway for multiple elective courses: Engineering, Computer Science, Chemistry and Microbiology of Food, Anatomy, Science for Social Justice, Environmental Science
  • Maintain budget.
  • Optimize student educational strategies with clear advice on course choices, progression and career options.
  • Determine course schedules, teaching assignments and room assignments to optimize use of buildings and equipment.
  • Consult with government regulatory and licensing agencies to verify institutional conformance with applicable standards.
  • Manage on-site classroom visits and evaluations, internal audits and surveys.
  • Supervise work of team of 4
  • Demonstrate respectful, friendly commitment to help wherever needed.
Environmental Science and Living Earth Teacher, 07/2018 to 06/2020
STEM Prep SchoolsCity, STATE,
  • Developed Environmental Science and Living Earth curricula
  • GSA Club Sponsor
  • Implemented engaging, challenging and dynamic STEM performance tasks and lessons, with emphasis on improving students' communication skills.
  • Designed first interactive STEM classroom in school history.
  • Utilized standards based grading in order to work to tailor lessons for 160 students, according to need / skill.
Biology Teacher, 07/2012 to 06/2018
McKinney ISD, McKinney North High SchoolCity, STATE,
  • District Wide Curriculum Writer 2014-2018.
  • Adapted teaching methods and materials to meet students' varying needs - school year 2014 began teaching at least 50% inclusion Biology.
  • Transitioned Biology team from "rote memorization" to task based learning.
  • Established standards based grading protocol in order to tailored lessons according to need / skill.
  • Supervised minimum of two teacher aides and four student teachers each year.
  • Adapted teaching methods and lesson plans to changing student needs to increase science state testing scores to 100% pass rate.
Forensic Science Teacher, 07/2012 to 05/2014
McKinney ISD, McKinney North High SchoolCity, STATE,
  • Developed Forensic Science curriculum for district of 10,000 students - i.e., selecting textbooks, equipment and other instructional materials - voted "most popular" student science elective.
  • Helped students understand equitable proceedings and persevere with tasks rooted in real life examples by utilizing problem solving methodology, techniques.
Head Science Teacher, 08/2011 to 07/2012
Grapeland High SchoolCity, STATE,
  • Developed curriculum for Chemistry, Physics, Anatomy and Physiology.
  • Student Attendance in Science Courses increased to 100% in one year (previously below 37% - state data)
Bachelor of Science: Biology, Expected in 05/2010
Tarleton State University - Stephenville, TX

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School Attended

  • Tarleton State University

Job Titles Held:

  • Science Department Chair
  • Environmental Science and Living Earth Teacher
  • Biology Teacher
  • Forensic Science Teacher
  • Head Science Teacher


  • Bachelor of Science

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