facilitating teacher ela grades 2 5 resume example with 20+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - -
Professional Summary

Passionate Board Certified Facilitating Teacher offering 30 years of comprehensive experience teaching and assisting students in their academic growth. Dedicated to creating, implementing and assessing instruction to meet student needs on all academic levels. Successful using multiple types of technology to facilitate and enhance learning.

Committed team player comfortable working with other faculty to establish course guidelines and set departmental goals. Successful English Language Arts Teacher with expertise in building engaging lesson plans and communicating ideas to foster student comprehension. Expert in adapting course materials to meet established standards and foster enhancement of individual academic capabilities. Well-versed in motivating students to meet learning objectives. Energetic and hardworking individual with excellent communication and organizational abilities. Enthusiastic lead educator eager to contribute to team success through hard work, attention to detail and excellent organizational skills. Clear understanding of lesson planning and and training in Adaptive Schools and Cognitive Coaching. Motivated to learn, grow and excel in mentoring adult learners.

  • Recipient of the North Carolina Teaching Fellows Scholarship at East Carolina University (1988)
  • Named "Teacher of the Year" at Falkland in 1996 (Named a Pitt County Schools Top 5 Finalist.)
  • PCS Teacher Executive Institute (1999)
  • Clinical Teacher/Mentor for ECU Senior 1 & 2 interns (2001-present)
  • Named an PCS Excellence in the East teacher (2015-present)
  • Named "Teacher of the Year" at Wahl-Coates in 2016 (Named a Top 5 Finalist and 2nd runner up for PCS.)
  • PCS Teacher Leadership Institute graduate (2018, 2019)
  • PCS Facilitating Teacher (2017, 2018, 2019, 2020)
  • Trained in Adaptive Schools (2018, 2019)
  • Leadership of classroom research as a Facilitating Teacher
  • Fosters growth in adult learners through Communities of Practice
  • Facilitates Professional Learning Communities
  • Staff Development preparation
  • Presentation skills
  • Academic advisement
  • Peer mentoring
  • Lesson Planning
  • Classroom management
  • Student mentoring
  • Individualized instruction
  • Elementary education
  • Community Partnership outreach
Work History
07/2016 to Current
Facilitating Teacher ELA Grades 2-5 Shelby County School District Millington, TN,
  • Fostered a collaborative culture to support educator development and student learning.
  • Accessed and used research to improve practice and student learning.
  • Facilitated improvements in instruction and student learning for school and district. (LIVEBINDER)
  • Provided academic advisement and educational guidance for adult learners using constructive feedback, in-person facilitation, and the Cycle of Inquiry.
  • Administered both formative and summative tests to determine comprehension rates among students.
  • Prepared and implemented reading comprehension lesson plans to scaffold and support reading comprehension in grades 2-5.
  • Tracked and analyzed the progress of approximately 70 students each semester to evaluate student learning needs.
  • Prepared lesson plans for over 12 learning groups per week to accommodate students with varying proficiency levels.
  • Prepared students for both NC Check Ins, District Common Assessments, and End of Grade standardized testing, resulting in scores ranking Top 10% in NC.
  • Built learning and citizenship skills to help with personal growth in addition to increasing academic knowledge.
  • Led interesting and diverse group activities to engage students in course material. (Based on student surveys.)
  • Cultivated relationships across grade levels in order to generate a complete support network in my school and across the county.
  • Utilized multimedia strategies and technology to convey information in fresh and interesting ways.
  • Participated in twice monthly department and employee team meetings to discuss student performance and academic achievement.
  • Worked with administrators on student comprehension concerns in order to support needs of all students.
  • Instructed staff members on principles and strategies of CLOSE Reading and summarizing strategies that support comprehension.
  • Completed in-service and additional training to maintain professional growth in the areas of: Professional Learning Communities , Culturally Responsive Teaching with Social Emotional Learning Content, Guided Reading and Purposeful Centers , Learning Focused lesson planning, and Teaching with Poverty in Mind.
  • Trained in School Leadership Team Planning, Cognitive Coaching Foundations , and Adaptive Schools in the PCS Teacher Leadership Institute (2017-2018).
08/2015 to Current
School Improvement Team Representative PCS City, STATE,
  • Teamed with subject matter experts in evaluation and revision of training tools in order to continually improve learning platforms for the school.
  • Researched and incorporated current trends and data into curriculum strategies for reading comprehension in order to build vocabulary, fluency, and stamina in grades 2-5 at Wahl-Coates.
  • Collaborated with administrators to determine how to share Community of Practice results with staff members on a weekly basis.
  • Designed, implemented and managed successful training programs to meet department and school reading comprehension needs.
  • Effectively implemented best training practices and adult learning principles in planning and creation of comprehension instructional materials.
08/1994 to Current
Classroom Teacher PCS City, STATE,
  • Collaborated with parents, administrators and counselors to develop improvement plans for struggling students.
  • Taught 3rd, 4th, and 5th grade subject matter to students on information compiled from multiple sources, including textbooks, online sites and other educational materials.
  • Helped students develop self-esteem and life skills by fostering healthy conflict-resolution, critical thinking and communication.
  • Boosted individual perseverance and resilience by setting challenging goals and providing realistic support.
  • Sat in on classes of fellow teaching professionals to learn innovative methods for dispensing information to students.
  • Scheduled appointments with parents to discuss student progress and classroom behavior.
  • Implemented new reading comprehension research-based strategies into classrooms, boosting student understanding of subject matter with ________% growth.
  • Drove student learning by establishing clear classroom plans and group objectives, as well as actionable strategies to achieve each goal.
  • Established and enforced rules of behavior to drive social development and maintain positive interactions.
  • Successfully fostered a community outreach program to meet the needs of students who required additional support systems in place in order to thrive.
Expected in 11/2004
Middle Childhood Generalist:
National Board Certified - ,

Renewed NBC in 2014

Expected in 05/1992
Bachelor of Science: Elementary Education
East Carolina University - Greenville, NC
Expected in 05/2010
Master of Arts: Elementary Education
East Carolina University - Greenville, NC
  • Licensed K-6 Elementary Education Teacher
  • Reading Certificate (Grades K-12)
  • Masters in Elementary Education (2010)
  • National Board Certified (2004, 2014)
  • Facilitating Teacher (2017, 2018, 2019, 2020)
  • Trained in Adaptive Schools (2018, 2019)
  • Supervisor of Senior 1 & 2 Education Interns (2002- present)
  • Teacher Leadership Institute graduate (2018, 2019)

By clicking Customize This Resume, you agree to our Terms of Use and Privacy Policy

Your data is safe with us

Any information uploaded, such as a resume, or input by the user is owned solely by the user, not LiveCareer. For further information, please visit our Terms of Use.

Resume Overview

School Attended

  • National Board Certified
  • East Carolina University
  • East Carolina University

Job Titles Held:

  • Facilitating Teacher ELA Grades 2-5
  • School Improvement Team Representative
  • Classroom Teacher


  • Middle Childhood Generalist
  • Bachelor of Science
  • Master of Arts

By clicking Customize This Resume, you agree to our Terms of Use and Privacy Policy

*As seen in:As seen in: