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Fourth Grade Science And Writing Lead Teacher resume example with 11+ years of experience

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

I'm an enthusiastic teacher with the ability to connect with my students at levels that produce remarkable learning and personal gains. Not only can I galvanize team members, I also motivate students to reach their learning objectives. Working well under pressure, mastering interdependence, and being highly organized are just a few talents I possess. I'm passionately committed to educating the of students of any school I partner with.

Highlights
  • Whole brain teaching knowledge
  • Urban public schools background
  • Critical thinker
  • Organizational development knowledge


  • Classroom management
  • Differentiated Instruction
  • Title I knowledge
  • IEP/504 knowledge
Experience
Fourth Grade Science and Writing Lead Teacher, 11/2014 to Current
Chi HealthGrand Island, NE,
  • Effectively implemented data driven instruction with engaging activities such as student led activities, cooperative learning, differentiated instruction, writing conferences, and small groups.
  • Taught evidence based writing with the use of informative text, where students explained or formed an opinion through written responses based on writing district wide prompts (common assessments).
  • Observed and assessed student performance and kept thorough various records of progress.
  • Within three months of teaching writing gain increase from 12% proficiency to 45% as evidenced by writing data
  • Facilitated science projects related to the subject matter, increasing student understanding to 70%.

Summary: After arriving at Brookview Elementary, within one month I was able to create a structured learning environment, institute interactive journal writing, took the lead, creating and incorporating innovative writing strategies and dramatically increase writing proficiency. Within two and a half months, students were able to engage in weekly science labs to deepen their understanding of science subject matter. I was recognized within the first month for student writing gains and restoring student confidence. I was recognized as being highly effective as evidenced by my evaluations.

Fourth Grade Teacher/Team Lead, 07/2012 to 11/2014
Duval Charter At Arlington; Charter Schools USACity, STATE,
  • Created lesson plans in accordance with state curriculum and school-wide curriculum standards, differentiated instruction, and whole brain teaching strategies.
  • Reviews student records in order to develop an understanding of each student's abilities and needs and implement behavioral and academic plans, such as IEPs and 504s, as necessary.
  • Utilized diagnostic assessment of student learning on a frequent basis to measure the proficiency of standards in math and reading.
  • Provided team training on innovating strategies from leadership workshops and from introspective intuition.
  • Delegated tasks to teacher assistants and volunteers.
  • Assists in the on-going curriculum revision process, including the revision of written courses of study on the leadership team.
  • Assisted and provided feedback on the selection of books, equipment, and other instructional materials.
  • Manage the fourth grade team to ensure company compliance, adherence to state standards, and communicate information from leadership meetings.
  • Worked outside normal hours, such as home visits, to be available to answer parent and student questions.
  • Successfully incorporated the Responsive Classroom model.
  • Collaborated with other staff members to plan and schedule lessons promoting learning and student engagement.
  • In the 2013-2014 school year, our fourth graders' proficiency rates went from 16% to 40% in reading and 23% to 61% in math, and our students were 50% proficient in writing, all according to our state standardized test.
  • In 2012-2013, despite the high administrative turn-over rate, our students had 45% in gains in math and reading.

Summary: At Duval Charter, I was promoted to team lead after my first of teaching and with the company. In my second year, our grade level had the highest FCAT proficiency scores in the entire school in both math and reading. In the final chapters, we implemented the Responsive Classroom model.I was recognized as being a highly effective passionate teacher as evidenced by my teacher evaluations.

Chemical Dependency Counselor, 2010 to 06/2012
Jacksonville Metro Treatment CenterCity, STATE,
  • Maintained a caseload of 50-60 patients, working under strict deadlines.
  • Directed all protective placement, case management, parent education and family reunification activities.
  • Interviewed clients individually and with families to determine what services would best address their needs.
  • Advised patients on community resources, made referrals and devised realistic treatment plans.
  • Interviewed patients and to compile detailed social and psychiatric information.
  • Presented case history material for review and discussion with other staff rs.
  • Facilitated 9-14 individual counseling sessions per week.
  • Developed workable solutions for recurring problems for individuals and families.

Summary: During my time at Jacksonville Metro Treatment Center, I was able to work with difficult patients, provide realistic solutions, job securing skills, educate patients on self care, and build positive rapport.

Child Protective Investigations Intern, 07/2011 to 03/2012
Department Of Children And FamiliesCity, STATE,
  • Assisted with directing all protective placement, case management, parent education and family reunification activities.
  • Observed and assisted with interviews with clients individually and with families to determine what services would best address their needs.
  • Took part in advising patients on community resources, made referrals and devised realistic treatment plans.
  • Educated residents and their families regarding other community resources.
  • Aided in developing workable solutions for recurring problems for individuals and families.
Education
Bachelor of Science: Psychology , Expected in May 2010
Jacksonville University - Jacksonville, Florida
GPA:

Business Administration Minor

Languages

Fluent in Creole

Certifications
  • Kindergarten-Sixth Grade Florida Teaching Professional Certification May 2015
  • Kindergarten-Sixth Grade Florida Teacher Temporary Certification January 2012
  • CRP/ First aid Certification June 2011
Skills
  • Lesson planning, Collaborative planning, Classroom management, Interdependent, Effective communication, Active listening, Meeting and conference facilitation
  • Microsoft Office proficient, Advanced ActivInspire user, Document cam proficient, Smart phone clickers

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School Attended

  • Jacksonville University

Job Titles Held:

  • Fourth Grade Science and Writing Lead Teacher
  • Fourth Grade Teacher/Team Lead
  • Chemical Dependency Counselor
  • Child Protective Investigations Intern

Degrees

  • Bachelor of Science

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