gifted and talented teacher resume example with 19+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
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Professional Summary
Highly innovative gifted and talented teacher with exceptional abilities to create challenging, creative, and engaging gifted curriculum. Focused on staying up-to-date on new learning trends and programs to provide best possible gifted services. Passionate advocate for gifted students, their caregivers, and their teachers.
Leadership and Instructional Skills
  • SC Teaching Certificate with Elementary Education with Gifted/Talented Masters Certification
  • Masters +30
  • Deep understanding of gifted students and their needs
  • Keen knowledge of instructional best practices for gifted students
  • Curriculum development for Athena Camp for gifted students
  • Curriculum development for gifted students in grades 2nd - 5th
  • Self-motivated
  • Strong written and verbal communicator
  • Biannual evaluations for gifted students
  • Create student enrichment goals and gifted profiles
  • Proficient with technology and use of video instruction
  • Experience with producing a daily live news show using Greensceen equipment that is student centered
  • Varied instructional strategies to meet the needs of each GT student
  • Teacher of the Year 2006 at Lone Oak Elementary School
  • SC Outstanding Earth Science Teacher of Year 2015
  • Travel experience for teaching gifted at a Title 1 school (2018-2022)
Work Experience
Gifted and Talented Teacher, 08/2016 - Current
Merrimack School District Sau26 Merrimack, NH,
  • Committed to challenging all students to reach their full potential
  • Provides a broad spectrum of specialized services to maximize each individual student's intellect and creativity
  • Emphasizes the use of higher level critical and creative thinking skills in an interdisciplinary curriculum
  • Depending on the developmental level of the identified student, delivery of services includes interest assessments, exploratory experiences, curriculum compacting and differentiation, process skill instruction, curriculum acceleration, mentoring, access to advanced technologies, and advanced levels of research
  • Collaborates with classroom teachers to create individual educational programs for gifted students
  • Pursues professional development continually by attending educational conferences and teacher training workshops
  • Yearly scheduling and administration of state gifted and talented tests (CogAT, Performance Task Assessment, Inview, Iowa, and Naglieri Nonverbal Ability Test)
  • Communicates frequently with parents, students, and faculty to provide feedback and discuss instructional strategies along with individual creativity (weekly Remind photographs and texts)
5th Grade Teacher, 08/2007 - 06/2016
Anderson Mill Elementary School/Spartanburg 6 City, STATE,
  • Taught students subject-specific material, learning strategies, and social skills
  • Planned lessons according to district standards to cover requirements and prepare for standardized tests
  • Implemented classroom management improvements to enhance class morale and engagement
  • Assessed student progress by administering tests and evaluating results
  • Administered SC state testing
4th Grade Teacher, 08/2003 - 06/2007
Lone Oak Elementary/ Spartanburg 6 City, STATE,
  • Created and taught integrated units of study containing all curriculum content areas
  • Created a classroom environment in which children could learn respect for themselves and others
  • Drove student learning by establishing clear classroom plans and group objectives, as well as actionable strategies to achieve each goal
  • Collaborated with administrators and parents on classroom policies, management strategies, and discipline
  • Planned lessons according to district and state standards to cover requirements and prepare for standardized tests
  • Assessed student learning progress and comprehension with routine tests and standardized examinations
Master of Arts: Gifted and Talented Education, Expected in 2007
Converse College - Spartanburg, SC
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Bachelor of Arts: Elementary Education, Expected in 2003
University of South Carolina Upstate - Spartanburg, SC
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School Attended

  • Converse College
  • University of South Carolina Upstate

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