Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - -
Professional Summary

Committed Educator with demonstrated success contributing innovation and creativity to educational institutions. Sound knowledge of learning styles and student development. Dedicated to improving school curriculum and assisting students with unique learning needs. Resourceful English Language Teacher with 10+ years of experience with students between ages 3 and 12. Have an astute understanding of lesson planning and individualized literacy strategies. Looking to bring further success to a school / organization by positively engaging students both in groups and individual reading activities with a passion to create, implement and assess instruction to meet student needs. Energetic and hardworking individual with excellent communication and organizational abilities.

Work History
04/2018 to 03/2020
Head - Special Academic Projects Neev Academy City, STATE,
  • Developed team communications and information for websites, accreditations and event meetings.
  • Led media & marketing team in delivery of school event projects, resulting in many web pages & events - Neev Academy, Neev Literature Festival for Children, Language Day, Sports Day and other special events
  • Resolved problems with project design and timeline, improved operations and provided exceptional support to administrators of the school and the community
  • Monitored social media and online sources for industry trends
  • Resolved conflicts and negotiated mutually beneficial agreements between parties.
  • Maintained excellent attendance record, consistently arriving to work on time.
  • Analyzed budget and implemented financial plans for academic programs and related events.
04/2015 to 03/2018
Upper Elementary Head & Language Coordinator Neev Academy City, STATE,
  • Drove student learning by establishing clear classroom plans and group objectives, as well as actionable strategies to achieve each goal.
  • Taught students subject-specific material, learning strategies and social skills.
  • Established and enforced rules of behavior to drive social development and maintain positive interactions.
  • Assessed student learning progress and comprehension with routine tests and standardized examinations.
  • Implemented classroom management improvements to enhance class morale and engagement.
  • Included multicultural awareness in class discussions (International Mindedness)
  • Prepared materials for lessons, assignments and assessments and evaluated, corrected and graded student performance to identify gaps in skills or knowledge and set realistic goals.
  • Administered various reading tests and determined student reading levels based on assessment findings.
  • Fostered student curiosity and interest in learning through hands-on activities and field trips.
  • Created and presented clever lessons to engage students and focus on core subjects necessary for personal and academic growth.
  • Collaborated with administrators on classroom policies, management strategies and discipline.
  • Maintained student portfolios used for monitoring skills assessments and work samples needed for promotion and to monitor areas needing improvement.
  • Created lesson plans to correlate with state curriculum standards and devised educational programs to meet educational objectives.
  • Provided warm, supportive environment for developing academic, social and emotional growth.
  • Incorporated Power Point and use of audio visuals into lesson planning to create engaging, multi-dimensional lessons.
  • Evaluated individual student abilities and created action plans based on current level and desired growth goals to support preparedness for transition to next grade level.
  • Eagerly established open communication and positive relationships with students, parents, peers, and administrative staff.
  • Developed engaging curriculum and performed daily classroom activities including taking attendance, creating lesson plans and teaching information in accordance with school testing guidelines
  • Assessed student progress by administering tests and evaluating results.
  • Partook in curriculum and assessment development program
  • Analyzed students abilities and coordinated lessons, cooperated with executive staff members and developed individualized learning plans to overcome student obstacles.
  • Communicated with guardians to discuss educational progress and classroom problems.
  • Integrated interactive lessons into learning curriculum to engage students and elevate progress and social development.
  • Partook in curriculum, design and assessment development program
  • Kept classroom clean, organized, and safe for students and visitors.
  • Worked one-on-one with students to determine strengths, weaknesses, and learning patterns.
  • Built positive relationships with parents to involve families in educational process.
  • Communicated student progress, academic difficulties or behavioral concerns to parents, guardians and administration using tact and professionalism to improve student academic performance.
  • Chaperoned field trips to maintain safety and encourage learning (Day and overnight trips)
  • Developed innovative and diverse methods for teaching children aged 3 years to 12 years using technology integration and experimental learning.
  • Taught students in all areas of classroom education from K-5
  • Met with parents to review Individualized Education Plans for at-risk students.
  • Liaised with other faculty and staff to monitor halls, bathrooms, playgrounds and lunchrooms.
  • Instilled understanding of diversity via lessons like sharing, culture, identity, diversity
  • Constituted classroom policies and educated students and parents on school rules and procedures.
  • Coached students on physical and emotional safety as part of health curriculum through identity, active living and interactions (PSPE - Personal, Social and Physical Education)
  • Created and led over 20 field trips and hands-on activities to foster creativity.
  • Designed daily lesson plans customized to student needs.
  • Reinforced positive behavior by encouraging efforts through affirmation statements and praising accomplishments.
  • Supervised students at all times based on licensing, administration and compliance standards to promote safe, clean and nurturing classroom environment.
  • Developed problem-solving and critical-thinking skills by presenting challenges to boost self-esteem and performance.
  • Stayed abreast of changes to school and education board policies as well as new trends in education by attending professional development courses and in-service trainings
01/2012 to 03/2015
Senior School Teacher Neev Academy City, STATE,
  • Served as languages department member and attended meetings to develop and update course curricula.
  • Created engaging lesson plans, fostered culture of discovery and provided well-organized classroom structure to help students succeed in program.
  • Selected and requisitioned appropriate books and instructional aids to complement lesson plans.
  • Utilized curriculum which reflected diverse educational, cultural and linguistic background of student body.
  • Administered standardized tests in accordance with IB PYP testing programs.
  • Talked with students in need of extra attention and made plans to assist with concerns.
  • Consulted with teachers in English and 3rd Languages to identify and adopt successful instructional strategies.
  • Inspired academic success based on belief that all students can achieve excellence, regardless of background.
  • Monitored completed student material for evidence of cheating, plagiarism or other wrongdoing.
  • Met and exceeded class-wide achievement and proficiency standards
  • Researched best practices for arts integration and visual arts trends and applied new techniques to lesson plan material.
  • Delivered audio-visual presentations on platforms such as PowerPoint, Prezi and Google Slides.
  • Assessed and improved lesson plans through implementation and experimentation.
  • Utilized organized, methodical, and technical approach to teaching concepts.
  • Taught science courses using lab-based learning model to deepen subject mastery.
  • Integrated new technologies into class instruction where appropriate.
  • Worked with other teachers for comprehensive approach to education.
  • Supplied supplemental, one-to-one teaching instruction for at-risk or struggling students.
  • Evaluated students' academic and social growth, kept appropriate records and prepared progress reports to gauge performance.
  • Maintained inventory and equipment in good working order.
  • Discussed important historical figures, dates and events which helped shape modern world.
  • Conferred with parents and administration about student progress.
  • Planned and supervised out of classroom activities and trips.
  • Developed communicative relationships with students and parents to support learning.
  • Used computers, audio-visual aids, and other equipment to supplement presentations.
  • Escalated consistent problematic behavior problems to school officials and senior staff.
  • Developed positive rapport with students of various and diverse backgrounds.
  • Maintained positive and professional classroom environment throughout school year.
  • Fostered positive and pleasant classroom culture while maintaining learning development goals.
  • Created study guides, research materials, and syllabi for students on a 6 weeks (each unit for 6 weeks) basis.
  • Distributed and collected classroom materials such as worksheets, quizzes and tests.
  • Planned learning activities that provided students with opportunities to observe, question and investigate social studies topics.
  • Established and communicated clear objectives for all educational activities.
10/2007 to 06/2011
Academic Coordinator & Sr. Teacher VIBGYOR HIGH City, STATE,
  • Initiated new learning methods to achieve total student comprehension while curbing learning time.
  • Mentored students on academic problems and made professional recommendations.
  • Recruited and hired Teachers (Classroom and Language) to help implement program initiatives.
  • Monitored and tracked students' academic progress to encourage successful learning outcomes.
  • Obtained excellent oral feedbacks during PTMs from parents regarding student learning success and classroom instruction.
  • Increased parent satisfaction through superior IEP meetings and family conferences to improve parent-child bonding skills.
  • Efficiently managed day-to-day educational operations, including lesson planning, student guidance, curriculum implementation and continuous improvement of industry best practices.
  • Organized, detailed and excellent track record of working well under pressure to meet deadlines.
  • Assisted students in selecting courses to align with interests and abilities.
  • Facilitated academic and cognitive assessments to provide resource referrals according to individualized needs.
  • Conducted seminars, workshops, and educational presentations for enrichment opportunities for students, parents and teachers
  • Motivated diverse and experienced teaching team of 24 teachers while demonstrating strong leadership skills.
  • Quality assurance
  • Workflow processes
  • Team management
  • Operational improvement
  • MS Office
  • Supervision
  • Project organization
  • Problem resolution
  • Relationship development
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Bachelor of Arts: Education
Bangalore University - Bangalore,
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Bachelor of Arts: Economics
University Of Madras - Chennai,
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Diploma: Diploma in Cambridge Teachers Training
Teachers Foundation - Bangalore,
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Certification: Early Childhood Education
San Jose City College - San Jose, CA

Early Childhood Education

Making PYP Happen (International Baccalaureate)

Making Thinking Visible (Harvard Graduate School of Education)

Assessment (International Baccalaureate)

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School Attended

  • Bangalore University
  • University Of Madras
  • Teachers Foundation
  • San Jose City College

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  • Head - Special Academic Projects
  • Upper Elementary Head & Language Coordinator
  • Senior School Teacher
  • Academic Coordinator & Sr. Teacher


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