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

Dedicated and motivated Special Education Instructional Assistant with deep passion for helping students excel by supporting teachers and enhancing classroom environments. I have 9 years of experience providing instruction, guidance and counseling across diverse learning platforms. In addition, I am also a team player skilled at working with all levels of faculty, administrators and parents to resolve problems and conflicts professionally.

Skills
  • CPI certified
  • CPR/First-aid certified
  • Positive student engagement
  • Tutoring and after school help
  • Title I knowledge
  • Effective listening
  • Differentiated learning techniques
  • Classroom discipline
  • Team collaboration
Experience
Exceptional Children Teacher's Assistant, 08/2019 to Current
Aimbridge HospitalityArlington, VA,
  • Modeled and taught basic and advanced social skills, conflict management techniques and study approaches to students.
  • Arranged and led academic and study activities for students.
  • Maintained organized and clean classroom and play areas.
  • Assisted instructional staff with implementing lessons and activities for full classes and small groups.
  • Supervised children and participated with children in activities.
  • Established positive relationships with students, parents, fellow teachers and school administrators.
  • Supported classroom teachers by managing files, preparing materials and updating records.
  • Set up and created bulletin boards and displays for classrooms and school hallways.
  • Sanitized desks and wiped down high-touch areas to avoid germ spread and illness.
  • Provided one-on-one assistance and tutoring to students requiring additional help.
  • Assisted teachers with lesson preparation and curriculum implementation.
  • Contributed to positive, educational setting by delivering gentle discipline and promoting student success.
  • Prepared lesson materials and visual aids to reinforce lesson concepts.
  • Handled diverse tasks for teachers, including clerical support, classroom management and document coordination.
  • Participated in meetings with parents concerning child's progress and areas of concern during parent-teacher conferences.
Exceptional Children Teacher's Assistant, 08/2017 to 06/2019
Aimbridge HospitalityFlorence, KY,
  • Provided special attention to individuals needing extra academic or behavioral guidance during classes.
  • Helped students to develop good behavioral habits through positive reinforcement and encouragement in studies as well as discipline and careful use of physical intervention when required.
  • Observed student behaviors and utilized success intervention techniques to correct problems.
  • Assisted teachers in printing class handouts and worksheets and distributing to students during classroom sessions.
  • Prepared bulletin boards, classroom materials and individual student portfolios to support teacher plans.
  • Modeled and taught basic and advanced social skills, conflict management techniques and study approaches to students.
  • Communicated with parents to report on academic and behavioral performance and deliver suggestions to implement at home to reinforce positive habits developed at school.
  • Graded assignments and tests using answer key, documented results and informed lead teacher of students' performance.
Read 180 Instructor, 08/2014 to 06/2017
Northern Granville Middle SchoolCity, STATE,
  • Built and strengthened positive relationships with students, parents and teaching staff.
  • Administered a variety of Read 180 specific tasks (e.g. Lexile Reading Test, developmental testing programs, subject specific
    assessments, etc.) for the purpose of identifying needs, assessing student development and/or developing individual learning plans.
  • Counseled students, parents and/or guardians for the purpose of improving students performance and/or providing support to guardians for at home progress.
  • Demonstrated methods required to perform classroom and/or subject specific assignments for the purpose of providing an effective school program and addressing the needs of individual students.
  • Instructed students by following a scripted 90 minute program for the purpose of improving their success in reading academics through a defined course of study.
  • Maintained Read 180 video archive and related inventory for the purpose of ensuring the availability and accurate inventory of departmental materials.
  • Managed Read 180 program (e.g. organization of Read 180 library, videos, classroom environment, etc.) for the purpose of providing a safe and an optimal learning environment.
  • Created and enforced child-based, hands-on curriculum to promote student interest and receptive learning.
  • Strengthened parent-teacher and parent-child communication by holding regular parent-teacher conferences.
  • Observed fellow educators in classroom to learn new teaching techniques.
  • Combined discipline plan with effective measures and lesson plans to increase concentration, participation and progress student accountability.
  • Tutored children individually and in small groups to help with difficult subjects.
  • Conquered challenges of working with highly diverse student population to attain exceptional student achievement.
  • Developed individualized lesson plans based on each student's IEP goals.
Read 180 Instructor, 08/2012 to 06/2014
Mary Potter Middle SchoolCity, STATE,
  • Built and strengthened positive relationships with students, parents and teaching staff.
  • Administered a variety of Read 180 specific tasks (e.g. Lexile Reading Test, developmental testing programs, subject specific assessments, etc.) for the purpose of identifying needs, assessing student development and/or developing individual learning plans.
  • Counseled students, parents and/or guardians for the purpose of improving students performance and/or providing support to guardians for at home progress.
  • Demonstrated methods required to perform classroom and/or subject specific assignments for the purpose of providing an effective school program and addressing the needs of individual students.
  • Instructed students by following a scripted 90 minute program for the purpose of improving their success in reading academics through a defined course of study.
  • Maintained Read 180 video archive and related inventory for the purpose of ensuring the availability and accurate inventory of departmental materials.
  • Managed Read 180 program (e.g. organization of Read 180 library, videos, classroom environment, etc.) for the purpose of providing a safe and an optimal learning environment.
  • Created and enforced child-based, hands-on curriculum to promote student interest and receptive learning.
  • Strengthened parent-teacher and parent-child communication by holding regular parent-teacher conferences.
  • Observed fellow educators in classroom to learn new teaching techniques.
  • Combined discipline plan with effective measures and lesson plans to increase concentration, participation and progress student accountability.
  • Tutored children individually and in small groups to help with difficult subjects.
  • Conquered challenges of working with highly diverse student population to attain exceptional student achievement.
  • Developed individualized lesson plans based on each student's IEP goals.
Education and Training
High School Diploma: , Expected in 06/2005 to J.F. Webb High School - Oxford, NC,
GPA:
Associate of Applied Science: Human Services Technology, Expected in 05/2012 to Vance Granville Community College - Butner, NC,
GPA:
  • Phi Theta Kappa Member
: Special Education , Expected in to East Carolina University - Greenville, NC
GPA:
Certifications
  • Certified Crisis Prevention and Intervention
  • Certified CPR/First Aid
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School Attended

  • J.F. Webb High School
  • Vance Granville Community College
  • East Carolina University

Job Titles Held:

  • Exceptional Children Teacher's Assistant
  • Exceptional Children Teacher's Assistant
  • Read 180 Instructor
  • Read 180 Instructor

Degrees

  • High School Diploma
  • Associate of Applied Science
  • Some College (No Degree)

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