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

Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
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Professional Summary

Gentle Assistant Preschool Teacher experienced in cultivating healthy and welcoming learning environments. Effectively builds rapport with children, parents, and educational providers to support seamless preschool functions. Genuine and patient with calming and pragmatic demeanor. Dedicated to supporting emotional, social and academic development of young children. Trained in developmental stages and knowledgeable about offering safe, nurturing environments to boost learning. Desire to complement education-based strategies with techniques to promote overall health and wellness.


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
  • Individual and Group Student Instruction
  • Promoting Social and Emotional Development (PATHS, Pyramid Model)
  • Positive Reinforcement Methods (PBIS)
  • Needs Identification and Assessment
  • Early Childhood Development
  • Special Needs Support
  • Lesson Planning
  • Curriculum Implementation
  • Imaginative Play Promotion
  • Parent-Teacher Conferences
  • Experience with Diverse Student Populations
  • Collaborative and Team-Oriented
  • First Aid and CPR
  • Technical and Computer Proficiency
Work History
Head Start Associate Teacher, 08/2021 - Current
Keystone Human Services Grantville, PA,
  • 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 - 02/2022
New Jersey Institute Of Technology Newark, NJ,
  • 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 - 08/2020
Rod Goelz City, 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
Millersville University of Pennsylvania - Millersville, PA
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Associate of Arts: Social Science, Expected in 06/2017
Harrisburg Area Community College - Harrisburg, PA
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Dean's List - Winter Semester 2016

Dean's List - Fall Semester 2016

: Psychology, Expected in 2017
Penn State University - World Campus,
Status -
  • Continuing education in Psychology - 12 credit hours

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School Attended

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

Job Titles Held:

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


  • Bachelor of Arts
  • Associate of Arts

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