head start associate teacher resume example with 2+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
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Professional Summary

Dedicated and motivated social services professional with a passion for supporting families with development through strengths based service plans based on their own unique goals. A Skilled and analytical change advocate that builds strategic partnerships with a broad range of age, ethnic, and socioeconomic groups. Providing outstanding service to those in need based on human behavior and resource gathering techniques.


Music & Wellness Program Development and Implementation

Book Editor - Boompop: An Introduction; Drum Journey

Certified Life Coach and Mentor

Council of Neighborhood Originals - York XL

Vice Chairperson - Capital Area Head Start Policy Council

Chairperson - Capital Area Head Start Policy Council - Personnel Committee

Volunteer with PA Stands up, and People's Action

  • Encouraging Participation and Inclusivity
  • Supervising Classroom Activities
  • Enthusiasm for Students and Teaching
  • Progress Tracking and Reporting
  • Needs Identification and Assessment
  • Social Skills Development
  • Facilitating Online Learning
  • Individual Student Instruction
  • Experience with Diverse Student Populations
  • Positive Reinforcement Methods
  • First Aid and CPR
  • Positive Attitude and Energetic
Work History
Head Start Associate Teacher, 08/2021 to Current
Keystone Human ServicesCromwell, CT,
  • Maintained well-controlled classrooms by clearly outlining standards and reinforcing positive behaviors.
  • Promoted physical, academic and social development by implementing diverse classroom and outside activities.
  • Educated students in foundational concepts such as shapes, numbers and letters.
  • Observed children to identify individuals in need of additional support and developed strategies to improve assistance.
  • Maintained tidy and clean classroom consistent with safety and health standards.
  • Assisted teacher with developing creative program suitable for preschool children.
  • Protected children in-class, at recess and off-site with observational skills and positive reinforcement for good behavior.
  • Helped new preschool children get used to classes by giving one-on-one support.
  • Proved successful working within tight deadlines and fast-paced atmosphere
Behavioral Health Advisor, 01/2021 to 02/2022
Nash Hospitals IncRocky Mount, NC,
  • Facilitated on-site activities, support groups and outings for clients.
  • Conducted client rounds to check on residents.
  • Kept facility clean, performed basic maintenance and restocked supplies to support program needs.
  • Recognized individuals under influence of drugs or alcohol and typical behaviors associated with each.
  • Completed documentation for every incident and forwarded to correct personnel for review.
  • Taught clients how to complete basic household chores and prepare food.
  • Performed client intake procedures according to internal standards for new admissions.
  • Charted on each patient daily.
  • Counseled and mentored clients on substance use and life choices.
  • Actively listened to clients requests, confirming full understanding before addressing concerns.
Program Assistant, 02/2019 to 08/2020
Rod GoelzCity, STATE,
  • Provided multifaceted services to private music instructor, Rod Goelz.
  • By running errands, managing mail, scheduling appointments and arranging transportation.
  • Responsible for assisting in development of music and wellness therapy programs for individuals with special needs, both children and adults, individuals in recovery from mental health and substance abuse, as well as children of school age.
  • Responsible for marketing, copywriting, editing, and event planning as well as working with local non-profit organizations, such as York XL and Union Lutheran Church, on how to offer programs to the community.
  • Promoted sales by acquiring product knowledge and providing product solutions to customers.
  • Supported efficient meetings by organizing spaces and materials, documenting discussions and distributing meeting notes.
  • Interacted with vendors, contractors and professional services personnel to receive orders, direct activities and communicate instructions.
  • Created and updated physical records and digital files to maintain current, accurate and compliant documentation.
  • Created polished and error-free correspondence to meet organizational needs and enhance communication between stakeholders.
  • Conducted thorough research using diverse resources to assist professional staff with routine and special project tasks.
  • Performed market analysis, assessing opportunities and collecting competitor intelligence.
Bachelor of Arts: Social Work, Expected in 2024 to Millersville University of Pennsylvania - Millersville, PA
: Psychology, Expected in to Penn State University - World Campus,
  • Continuing education in Psychology - 12 credits completed.
Associate of Arts: Social Science, Expected in 05/2017 to Harrisburg Area Community College - Virtual Campus,

Dean's List - Spring Semester 2016

Dean's List - Fall Semester 2016

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School Attended

  • Millersville University of Pennsylvania
  • Penn State University
  • Harrisburg Area Community College

Job Titles Held:

  • Head Start Associate Teacher
  • Behavioral Health Advisor
  • Program Assistant


  • Bachelor of Arts
  • Some College (No Degree)
  • Associate of Arts

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