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Jessica Claire
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Summary

I am a creative professional teacher passionate about teaching English skills to prepare students for success in the global workplace. I am inspired by students and convey educational concepts through innovative methods and instruction. I am a person who thrives in meeting challenges of cultural diversity. I have been in retirement and would love an opportunity to open fresh minds to a world of possibilities.

Skills
  • Classroom Management
  • Lesson Planning
  • Grade Recording
  • Grammar Instruction
  • Distance Learning
  • Student Engagement
  • Online Instruction
  • Patience and Persistence
  • Parent Communication
  • Licensed in California
  • Background in English and Theatre
  • Interpreting Literature
  • Records Management
  • Adapting to Different Learning Styles
  • Problem-Solving Skills
  • Lecturing
  • Verbal and Written Communication
  • Editing and Proofreading
  • Individualized Learning Plans
  • Grammar Rules
  • Language Arts Core Curriculum
  • Organizational Ability
  • Reading Coursework
  • Proofreading and Editing
  • Serving Diverse Communities
  • Creative and Expository Writing
  • Team Collaboration
Experience
High School English Teacher, 08/1996 - 06/2010
Washington County School District Abingdon, VA,
  • Identified students' level of reading difficulty to provide appropriate reinforcement.
  • Guided students to write for varied purposes and audiences to develop writing skills.
  • Required spoken and written student responses to contexts to increase reading comprehension.
  • Established and enforced clear class objectives and requirements to promote consistent education for students.
  • Prepared informative classroom lectures on literature, poetry and historical authors to engage and educate students.
  • Encouraged student critical thinking and discussion using variety of teaching techniques.
  • Advised students to read topics or materials reflecting personal interests to encourage regular reading.
  • Integrated technology into classroom settings to engage students and diversify instruction.
  • Handled disciplinary problems with calm and poise and reported escalating issues to principal.
  • Made learning grammar fun by involving problem-solving and language play.
  • Evaluated students' comprehension of lessons through relevant test questions.
  • Used online resources to complement traditional course materials and aid in student learning.
  • Integrated media content in class to improve listening skill, speaking skill and vocabulary.
  • Repeated key lesson information to teach grammar and help students grasp concepts.
  • Developed class learning plans to meet district and statement requirements for instruction.
  • Built life-long learning skills and strong study habits in students to help each prepare for higher-level education.
  • Talked with students needing extra attention and made plans to assist with problems.
  • Used school and public library resources to provide extra educational opportunities for students.
  • Differentiated instruction for students with wide range of skill and interest levels.
  • Assessed student classroom performance to report on progress.
  • Promoted safe and clean classroom environment conducive to individualized and small group needs.
  • Participated in on-campus activities to support students outside of classroom.
Theatre Director, 02/2003 - 04/2003
St Clair County Community College Port Huron, MI,
  • Cultivated and maintained relationships to promote positive work culture.
  • Guided and motivated staff to drive maximum performance.
  • Developed and presented new ideas and conceptualized new approaches and solutions.
  • Supported work-life balance to improve staff morale.
  • Supervised and coordinated work of camera, lighting and sound crew members.
  • Stayed calm and polished at all times, even during moments of extreme stress or when dealing with difficult personalities, to accomplish professional goals.
  • Conducted meetings to discuss production progress and attain production objectives.
  • Remained composed, polished and highly productive, even during moments of extreme stress to achieve optimal results.
  • Tackled issues with crew members and actors immediately to achieve quick and effective resolution while keeping projects on schedule.
  • Conferred with technical directors, crew members and writers to discuss details of production.
  • Compiled scripts, program notes and other material related to productions.
  • Communicated approach, characterization and movement for scenes to minimize rehearsals and takes.
  • Identified and approved equipment and elements required for productions.
  • Established pace of programs and sequences of scenes according to time requirements and cast and set accessibility.
  • Researched production topics using internet, video archives and other informational sources.
  • Coordinated work of lighting and sound crews to streamline production operations.
  • Studied and researched scripts to determine how to direct.
  • Studied scripts and made revisions and changes for improvement to produce highly successful programs.
  • Supervised production staff during planned photo shoots in studio and on location.
Theatre Director, 02/1996 - 05/1996
St Clair County Community College Port Huron, MI,
  • Supervised and coordinated work of camera, lighting and sound crew members.
  • Stayed calm and polished at all times, even during moments of extreme stress or when dealing with difficult personalities, to accomplish professional goals.
  • Conducted meetings to discuss production progress and attain production objectives.
  • Remained composed, polished and highly productive, even during moments of extreme stress to achieve optimal results.
  • Tackled issues with crew members and actors immediately to achieve quick and effective resolution while keeping projects on schedule.
  • Compiled scripts, program notes and other material related to productions.
  • Communicated approach, characterization and movement for scenes to minimize rehearsals and takes.
Education and Training
Bachelor of Arts: English Literature/Theatre Arts (Double Majored) , Expected in 06/1996
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California State University Dominguez Hills - Carson, CA,
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Teaching Credential: English And Theatre, Expected in 05/1996
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California State University Dominguez Hills - Carson, CA,
GPA:
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Associate of Arts: English And Theatre, Expected in 06/1995
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Los Angeles Harbor College - Wilmington, CA
GPA:
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School Attended

  • California State University Dominguez Hills
  • California State University Dominguez Hills
  • Los Angeles Harbor College

Job Titles Held:

  • High School English Teacher
  • Theatre Director
  • Theatre Director

Degrees

  • Bachelor of Arts
  • Teaching Credential
  • Associate of Arts

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