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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 educator with demonstrated ability to teach, motivate, and direct students, while maintaining high interest and achievement. Articulate communicator, able to effectively interact with diverse populations of students at a variety of academic levels. Consistently maintain excellent relations with students, parents, faculty, and administrators. Holds a Virginia Professional PreK-12 Supervision and Administration License and Virginia Professional PreK-6 Teaching License. Excellent personal motivation with a proven ability to build and work collaboratively in a strong team concept environment, and independently. Focused, versatile, dependable, multi-task oriented, flexible, positive, emotionally stable, able to adapt effectively to challenging and emergency situations. Well developed skills in prioritizing, organization, decision making, time management, and verbal/written communication. Proven success in initiating, promoting and maintaining strong interpersonal relations. Able to deal courteously, professionally, and tactfully with the general public in a variety of circumstances. Computer skills include: MS Word, Excel, Access, Publisher, Powerpoint, and Internet research.

Core Qualifications
  • Goal Setting
  • Self-starter
  • Deadline-oriented
  • Staff motivation
  • Staff development expertise
  • Self-directed nature
  • Analytical
  • Problem solving
Education and Training
Regent University Virginia Beach, VA Expected in May 2016 Doctor of Education Ed.D. PreK-12 : PreK-12 Educational Leadership - GPA :
Virginia Commonwealth University Richmond, VA Expected in May 2009 Master of Education : Leadership and Administration - GPA :
Shortwood Teachers' College Kingston, JA Expected in May 2000 Degree : Teaching/Education - GPA :
Regent University Virginia Beach, VA Expected in December 2014 Certificate of Advanced Studies : PreK-12 Educational Leadership - GPA :
Jamaica Theological Seminary Kingston, JA Expected in August 2007 B.S. : General Studies Guidance and Counseling - GPA :
Certifications

Virginia Professional PreK-12 Supervision and Administration License, current

Virginia Professional PreK-6 License, current

Professional Experience
Milestone Retirement Communities - GED Instructor
Glendale, CA, 09/2015 - Current
  • Utilizes various curriculum resources
  • Integrates competencies, goals, and objectives into lesson plans
  • Adopts curricula that reflect the diverse educational, cultural, and linguistic backgrounds of the students served
  • Develops incentives to keep participants in class
  • Creates and maintains an atmosphere conducive to the success of adult learners
Department Of Health And Human Services - 6th Grade L.A. Teacher
Mangilao, GU, 07/2015 - Current
  • Implements curriculum designed by VA Department of Education
  • Develops interesting course plans to meet academic, intellectual and social needs of all students
  • Develops and implements interesting and interactive learning mediums to increase student understanding of course materials
  • Uses variety of teaching techniques to encourage student critical thinking and discussion in 6th grade Language Arts
  • Combines discipline plan with effective measures and various lesson plans to increase concentration, participation, and progress student accountability.
  • Cultivates meaningful relationships with students, parents and staff to generate an attractive and warm environment
  • Designs and implements enrichment, as well as, modified programs for students with different learning abilities
  • Maintains a comfortable learning environment through positive discipline and instruction
  • Prepares and delivers differentiated lessons that creatively gain the interest of students to enhance learning and development
Charlotte County, Fl - Third/Fourth Grade Teacher
Port Charlotte, FL, 07/2007 - 06/2015
  • Created lesson plans in accordance with state curriculum and division-wide curriculum standards
  • Actively participated in all training, in-services, and grade level meetings
  • Observed and assessed student performance and kept thorough records of progress
  • Scheduled and held parent-teacher conferences to keep parents up-to-date on children's academic performance
  • Collaborated with other staff members to plan and schedule lessons promoting learning and student engagement
  • Employed a broad range of instructional techniques to retain student interest and maximize learning
  • Maintained a comfortable learning environment through positive discipline and positive instruction
  • Prepared and delivered differentiated lessons that creatively gain the interest of students to enhance learning and development
  • Taught students with special needs
  • Scaffolded instruction to meet needs of English Language Learners
  • Assessed students' reading levels using DRA and QRI reading assessment tools
  • Mentored new teachers
  • Performed duties as grade level team leader
  • Pursued professional development continually by attending and presenting at educational conferences and teacher training workshops
  • Completed training courses to keep up-to-date with new teaching methods and developments in the field
National Child Development Agency - Guidance Counselor/ Social Work Intern
City, STATE, 2007 - 07/2007
  • Provided individual and group therapy services to culturally-diverse youths ages 5 -18 diagnosed with major psychiatric disorders, attention disorders, anxiety, depression, and substance abuse
  • Collaborated with treatment team of clinical social workers, psychiatrists, psychologists, and rehabilitation counselors to develop individualized treatment plans
  • Led daily therapy groups using multi-modal approaches: cognitive therapy, behavioral therapy, psycho-educational, and expressive arts
  • Ran activity program for small groups of youth ages 5 - 17 diagnosed with attention disorders, anxiety, and depression
  • Developed and implemented various forms of games and play to develop participants' self-confidence and social skills
St. Catherine Sports & Entertainment - Community Relations Assistant
City, STATE, 1998 - 06/2000
  • Responded to requests for financial donations, tickets, and speaking appearances at the direction of departmental guidelines
  • Conducted research with respect to other community relations programs, and provided a summary of findings
  • Kept a library of any print materials such as media clips and stories
  • Assisted with coordination of program events
  • Maintained ongoing communication and partnerships with other community organizations
Sargeantville Public School - Teacher
City, STATE, 08/1997 - 06/2007
  • Maintained discipline and classroom control that fostered a safe and positive environment for all students and staff in accordance with school and city policies
  • Team leader for grades 7-9
  • Instructed up to 50 students individually and in small groups
  • Adapted teaching methods and materials to meet students' varying needs and interests
  • Met regularly with parents and guardians to discuss students' progress
  • Encouraged interactive learning by incorporating educational software and the Internet
  • Supervised an average of 50 students in classrooms, hallways, cafeterias, schoolyards and on field trips
  • Implemented lesson plans, while ensuring the integrity of academic time and in a manner which motivated students to learn and participate
  • Modeled non-discriminatory practices in all activities
  • Worked collaboratively with team members
City Of Ewarton Recreation Department - Recreation Supervisor
City, STATE, 06/1997 - 11/1997
  • Demonstrated sensitivity to various cultures, customs and traditions reflected in the families enrolled in the program
  • Demonstrated effective leadership and encourage team concept
  • Planned and implemented daily activities with program staff to meet the needs and interests of youths attending the after-school program
Affiliations and Accomplishments

School and Community Business Partnerships Representative

August 2014- July 2015

Presenter at Professional Learning Communities Workshop

February 2014

New Teacher Mentor

August 2012- July 2013

Grade Level Chairperson and Team Lead

August 2008- July 2012

Multicultural Committee Chairperson

August 2010- July 2012

Social Committee Chairperson

August 2009- July 2010

Prince William Education Association Member

August 2007- Present

Skills

Administrative Management, Community Involvement, Creative Lesson Planning, Critical Thinking, Goal Setting and Implementation, Instructional Methods, Learning Strategies, Multicultural populations, Problem Solving, Program Development, Public Relations, Research, Team Building,

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School Attended

  • Regent University
  • Virginia Commonwealth University
  • Shortwood Teachers' College
  • Regent University
  • Jamaica Theological Seminary

Job Titles Held:

  • GED Instructor
  • 6th Grade L.A. Teacher
  • Third/Fourth Grade Teacher
  • Guidance Counselor/ Social Work Intern
  • Community Relations Assistant
  • Teacher
  • Recreation Supervisor

Degrees

  • Doctor of Education Ed.D. PreK-12
  • Master of Education
  • Degree
  • Certificate of Advanced Studies
  • B.S.

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