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

Accomplished teacher with extensive experience in teaching and developing curriculum for English as Second Language (ESL) and cultural classes. Exceptional background in designing meaningful and effective coursework that engages students and expedites learning.

Highlights
  • Certified ESL Instructor
  • Academic assessment methods
  • Active listening skills
  • International Reading Association
  • Florida and DoD Education Association.
  • Proficient speaker of English and Arabic.
  • Program development aptitude
  • Creative learning strategies and Instructional theories knowledge.
  • 19 years of teaching ESL.
Education
Argosy University Alameda, California Expected in 2014 EdD : Instructional Leadership, Higher Education - GPA :
Capella University Minneapolis, Minnesota Expected in January 2011 Ph.D. : Organizational and Management - GPA :
Webster University Webster Groves, MO Expected in May 2004 MA : Organization and Management - GPA :
Helwan University, School of Fine Arts Cairo, Cairo Expected in May 1993 BFA : Painting - GPA :
Accomplishments
  • ESL certificated.
  • OPE certificated.
  • DA certificated.
  • Collaborated with department and faculty members to design a year-round standard-based curriculum for ESL program.
  • Recognized as "The Best Teacher at School" after first-term teacher evaluations.
  • Worked with over 100 special education students for four years.
  • Diagnostic Assessment Certification Training, Ft Bragg, NC, 2011.
  • Practice Teaching Seminar as part of Faculty development.
  • Content-Based Instruction (CBI) of English as a Foreign Language from California State University and StarTalk Program which was supported by Maryland University, 2009.
  • Teaching Methodology from California State University and StarTalk Program from Maryland University, 2008.
  • Training in the Standards and Oral Proficiency Interview (OPI) developed by American Council for the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL).
  • Training in the Standards and Oral Proficiency Interview (OPI) by DLI.
  • Action Research.
  • Organization Development/ Team Building.
  • Organization Behavior.
  • Management and Leadership.
  • Grammar specialist certificate.
  • Listening skill certificate.
  • Reading Skill certificate.
  • Immersion development for second language learners.
Experience
Salvation Army Usa - ESL Professor and Academic Specialist
Big Rapids, MI, 08/2011 - Current
  • Created daily lesson plans for multi-level adult ESL classes.
  • Taught lessons encompassing a range of skill-building activities for speaking, writing, reading and listening.
  • Organized extracurricular opportunities such as annual speech contests and field trips.
  • Employed kinesthetic, visual and auditory approaches to make lessons interesting and interactive.
  • Engaged in cultural immersion programs with students to further augment global understanding.
  • Taught English language skills to students from SWECS organization.
  • Integrated technology as an instructional tool, including the Smartboard.
  • Planned and supervised class projects, field trips and guest speaker events.
  • Conducted small group and individual classroom activities based on differentiated learning needs.
  • Completed ongoing staff training sessions.
Marquette University - ESL instructor
Milwaukee, WI, 2011 - Current
  • Teaching ESL courses.
  • Teaching ESL with focus of Business courses.
  • Demonstrating knowledge of adult learning theory and practices.
  • Assessing learning through communication, feedback, coaching, diagnoses assessments, and interpersonal skills.
  • Encouraging students and making a positive impact on learner retention and persistence.
  • Working with advanced doctoral learners and administration as mentor.
Harris County Dept Of Education - Adjunct Professor
Houston, TX, 2008 - Current
  • Teaching face to face and online ESL and business courses.
  • Demonstrating knowledge of adult learning theory and practices.
  • Building an online community conducive to the spirit of learning and continuous improvement in a positive, learner-focused environment.
  • Assessing learning through communication, feedback, coaching, diagnoses assessments, and interpersonal skills.
  • Encouraging students and making a positive impact on learner retention and persistence.
  • Contributing to curriculum and course development.
  • Working with undergraduate learners, advanced Master learners, doctoral learners, and administration.
Salvation Army Usa - ESL Professor / Academic Specialist
Blaine, MN, 2006 - 07/2011
  • 40 Hours Prepared all ESL class work, lesson plans, curriculum, and teaching ESL courses.
  • Developed advanced manuals in ESL.
  • Overseen daily teaching operations for local resident and out-of-state students.
  • Submitted progress reports and grading of students.
  • Helped DLI's students to achieve a higher level of proficiency in ESL (Level 3, 3, 2+ according to ILR in listening, reading, and speaking).
  • Conducted listening, reading, and speaking tests.
  • Provided comprehensive and constructive feedback in a timely fashion to all students.
  • Supported other training programs such as NTC, and MTT.
  • Served as Academic Senate member for DLI since 2006.
  • Advised the leadership of the organization on all matters related to foreign language acquisition and academia.
  • Facilitated teacher development through classroom observations, training workshops, and by recommending topics for more formal faculty training.
  • Developed individual educational plans (IEP) designed to promote educational, physical and social development.
  • Provide subject matter expertise in the areas of language, culture, and regional expertise training for all US Special Operations subordinate organizations.
  • Plan immersions and executes.
  • Diagnosed and treat student learning problems.
  • Monitored all course materials for pedagogical soundness.
  • Developed highly communicative learner-centered task-based instructional materials with integration of target region cultural features.
  • Maintained a record of materials developed.
  • Developed and review test materials.
  • Conducted listening, reading, and speaking tests.
  • Provided comprehensive and constructive feedback in a timely fashion to all students.
  • Developed scenarios and participate in immersion programs at DLIFLC.
  • Performed other duties
Brevard County Board Of Education - Substitute Teacher
City, STATE, 05/1998 - 2006
  • Prepared all class work and lesson plans for K thru 12 and ESL learners.
  • Assigned lessons and corrected homework.
  • Responsible for teaching students in all different levels of basic academics.
  • Taught grades K thru 12.
  • Conducted quizzes and monthly tests.
  • Provided comprehensive and constructive feedback in a timely fashion to all students.
  • Served on various committees and projects including IT, culture committee, and immersion committee.
  • Teaches courses at a variety of times.
  • Develops and utilizes a course syllabus for each course following established institutional guidelines.
  • Advised students in academic matters.
  • Provides timely, quality access to students through, electronic method and face to face.
  • Evaluated students by a variety of means to measure their progress in achieving course objectives and inform them in a timely manner of their progress.
  • Maintained professional relationships with students, colleagues, and the community.
Saint Peter's College, New Jersey - ESL Instructor
City, STATE, 06/1994 - 04/1998
  • Taught English language skills to adult students.
  • Planed lessons and teach a multi-level ESL class four times a week to newly arrived adult immigrants focusing on language development, job preparation, and cultural orientation.
  • Monitored student progress and achievement, directing additional resources and attention to pre-literate and beginner- level students.
  • Maintained and update student information in an organized and confidential manner including assessments, progress reviews, and attendance records.
  • Communicated consistently with ESL Coordinator and staff in order to deliver effective service to clients.
  • Attended a variety of professional development workshops centered on learning goals, classroom management, student motivation and engaging learning activities.
  • Encouraged students to be understanding with others.
  • Used the positive reinforcement method to redirect poor behavior.
  • Conducted small group and individual classroom activities with students based on differentiated learning needs.
  • Evaluated students by a variety of means to measure their progress in achieving course objectives and inform them in a timely manner of their progress.
  • Maintained professional relationships with students, colleagues, and the community.
  • Participated in ongoing staff training sessions.

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Argosy University
  • Capella University
  • Webster University
  • Helwan University, School of Fine Arts

Job Titles Held:

  • ESL Professor and Academic Specialist
  • ESL instructor
  • Adjunct Professor
  • ESL Professor / Academic Specialist
  • Substitute Teacher
  • ESL Instructor

Degrees

  • EdD
  • Ph.D.
  • MA
  • BFA

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