esl special education rdspd caseworker resume example with 16+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
, , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - : - -
Professional Summary

Dedicated Educator knowledgeable in school safety, learning processes and individualized expression. Offering a successful career history comprising more than 19 years. Compassionate and competent Special Education teacher offering excellent skills in devising student strategies and monitoring classroom activities. Offering a wealth of experience in small group instruction with children of diverse ages. Passionate about education with desire to work with students across levels. Understands importance of teaching solid study habits for testing success. Forward-thinking individual with love of literacy and dedication to young students. facilitating positive learning environments. Skillful in group activity planning and management and class material preparation. Energetic and patient individual possessing strong communication and interpersonal skills needed to push students towards success.

  • Genetic Disorders
  • Educational Strategies
  • Educational Settings
  • Classroom Managment
  • Individual Education Plans IEPs
  • Behavior Modification
  • Behavioral Plan Management
  • Social Behaviors
  • Professional Relationships
  • Learning Outcome Assessment
  • Different Learning Styles
Work History
08/2021 to Current
ESL/Special Education RDSPD Caseworker Houston ISD City, STATE,
  • Maintained positive attitude and affirmatively communicated with each student.
  • Supported teacher in development of individual learning strategies.
  • Offered student support through special accommodations, extra assistance and assessments.
  • Collaborated with teacher to create customized classroom environment integral to students' needs.
  • Alerted instructor to student behavior or issues requiring intervention.
  • Contacted parents to discuss student progress and set up meetings.
08/2018 to 08/2021
ESL Intervention /Educator /Mentor Teacher Pasadena Independent School District City, STATE,
  • Documented student behaviors, interventions and outcomes to enable lead teacher to address pertinent issues.
  • Carried out day-day-day duties accurately and efficiently.
  • Maintained inclusive learning environment to enable students to gain maximum benefit from lessons.
  • Prepared instructional materials for group and one-on-one use to comply with established curriculum.
08/2014 to 08/2018
ESL Educator /Mentor Houston ISD City, STATE,
  • Educated students in basics of English grammar and conversational speaking.
  • Gave one-on-one attention to each student while maintaining overall focus on entire group.
  • Attended workshops to learn about student motivation and engaging learning activities.
  • Increased ESL students' reading levels by integrating online word games and altering lesson plans for students needing extra guidance.
  • Improved instruction methods by using various assessment tools and strategies.
  • Created new lesson plans based on course objectives.
  • Emphasized critical thinking through small group activities.
  • Collaborated with teachers and department heads to meet quarterly and yearly educational goals.
  • Used positive reinforcement and provided clear feedback to help students succeed.
  • Personalized instruction based on needs, interests and capabilities of individual students.
  • Reviewed course materials and student progress to identify strengths and weaknesses for future improvements.
  • Facilitated class discussion to help students work through questions and expand understanding.
  • Provided individual mentoring and special tutoring to struggling students.
  • Encouraged students to deepen knowledge with additional learning opportunities.
  • Prepared students for tests by teaching relevant concepts and enforcing good test-taking skills.
  • Conducted skills assessments to uncover performance gaps.
  • Created curriculum and planned course content and methods of instruction.
  • Assessed work of adult students to evaluate progress and identify areas for improvement.
  • Recommended curriculum choices and created lesson plans to maximize effectiveness of instruction.
  • Conducted group lectures and small-group instruction to teach and reinforce concepts.
  • Employed variety of assessment tools and strategies to improve instruction methods.
08/2005 to 08/2014
ESL Educator/Administrative Intern Aldine ISD City, STATE,
  • Delivered top-notch administrative support to office staff, promoting excellence in office operations.
  • Prepared and distributed team-based communications to foster collaboration and enhance team morale.
  • Conducted thorough research using diverse resources to assist professional staff with routine and special project tasks.
  • Managed [Number] calendars to strategically coordinate meetings, appointments and events.
  • Updated tracking spreadsheets with latest [Type] and [Type] information.
  • Compiled [Type] reports for program leaders.
  • Successfully completed special projects to exceed goals of both [Type] department and overall organization.
  • Updated tracking system with [Type] information for program.
Expected in 05/2021 to to
Master of Education : Special Education
Texas Tech University - Lubbock, TX,

* Non-traditional Deaf Education Certification

* Dean's List Degree GPA: 4.0

* Region 17 - Non-traditional Deaf Education Certification Program 2020 Scholarship recipient

* TTU- College of Education Scholarship 2020 Scholarship recipient ($1000.00)

Expected in 05/2012 to to
Master of Education: Educational Leadership
University of St. Thomas - Houston, TX,

*Degree GPA: 3.892

Expected in 05/2005 to to
Bachelor of Science: Interdisciplinary Studies
University of Houston Downtown - Houston, TX,
  • Dean's List Degree GPA: 4.0
Expected in 08/2001 to to
Associate of Applied Science: Child Care & Development
Lamar University Institute of Technology - Beaumont, TX,

Dean's List Degree GPA: 4.0


Deaf Education

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School Attended

  • Texas Tech University
  • University of St. Thomas
  • University of Houston Downtown
  • Lamar University Institute of Technology

Job Titles Held:

  • ESL/Special Education RDSPD Caseworker
  • ESL Intervention /Educator /Mentor Teacher
  • ESL Educator /Mentor
  • ESL Educator/Administrative Intern


  • Master of Education
  • Master of Education
  • Bachelor of Science
  • Associate of Applied Science

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