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Jessica Claire
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Professional Summary

Organized Life Skills Teacher successful at providing classroom and emotional structure for special needs children required to flourish in academic setting. Certified and licensed in Texas and recognized as highly qualified educator. Coordinates well with classroom teachers with supportive strategies for behavior management and lesson accommodations for students. Versatile Special Education Teacher with focus on individual student needs across academia and emotional development. Empathetic and accommodating in design and implementation of hands-on lessons, catering to diverse learning abilities. Proficient in employing constant communication, patience and positive reinforcement in team efforts to deliver exceptional educational tools, fostering academic achievement.

Skills
  • Conflict resolution techniques
  • Student records management
  • Group and individual instruction
  • Lesson Planning
  • Differentiated instruction
  • Special education
  • Secondary education
  • Trained in CPI
  • Classroom management
  • Responsible
Work History
Current to Current
High School Life Skills Special Education Teacher The School District Of South Orange And Maplewood Maplewood, NJ,
  • Delivered effective and differentiated classroom instruction to range of neurodiverse students.
  • Modified general education curriculum for special-needs students using various instructional techniques and technologies.
  • Taught reading, language arts and social sciences in self-contained ED and LD classroom.
  • Taught multiple subjects to students with intellectual or emotional disabilities.
  • Designed and implemented point system to encourage positive behavior.
  • Led activities that developed students' physical, emotional and social growth.
  • Created and managed IEPs to define student learning objectives and educational strategies, in addition to applying instructional knowledge and methods to support goals.
  • Partnered with standard education teachers from across academic departments.
  • Completed intensive leadership training and provided training to colleagues on applied behavior analysis.
  • Provided life skills programming for students with moderate to severe autism.
  • Cultivated connections and strong student rapport to foster classroom engagement, in addition to recording student progress to inform parents and school administration.
  • Implemented and taught life skills program, enabling students to master such tasks as checkbook balancing and laundry.
  • Organized instruction material, including constructing bulletin boards and setting up work areas.
  • Instructed students with physical and cognitive disabilities.
  • Worked with students with moderate to severe autism to increase life skills.
  • Instructed students in core academic areas and specialized reading groups.
  • Communicated nonverbally with children to provide comfort, encouragement and positive reinforcement.
  • Assisted struggling students to maintain progress levels by designing individualized lesson plans focused on areas for improvement.
  • Redirected students using Positive Behavior Support (PBS).
  • Coordinated special education students and teacher assistant schedules with master schedule.
  • Taught students across multiple classifications and degrees of special needs.
  • Created learning and content strategies to meet needs of mentally and physically disabled students.
08/2016 to 06/2018
High School Special Education STEP Teacher Pilot Point ISD City, STATE,
  • Delivered effective and differentiated classroom instruction to range of neurodiverse students.
  • Modified general education curriculum for special-needs students using various instructional techniques and technologies.
  • Cultivated connections and strong student rapport to foster classroom engagement, in addition to recording student progress to inform parents and school administration.
  • Designed and implemented point system to encourage positive behavior.
  • Created and managed IEPs to define student learning objectives and educational strategies, in addition to applying instructional knowledge and methods to support goals.
08/2015 to 05/2016
Special Education Inclusion Teacher Pilot Point ISD City, STATE,
  • Modified general education curriculum for special-needs students using various instructional techniques and technologies.
  • Delivered effective and differentiated classroom instruction to range of neurodiverse students.
  • Collaborated with numerous departments and standard education teachers.
  • Redirected students using Positive Behavior Support (PBS).
  • Partnered with standard education teachers from across academic departments.
  • Instructed students in core academic areas and specialized reading groups.
  • Taught students across multiple classifications and degrees of special needs.
  • Instructed students with physical and cognitive disabilities.
  • Coordinated special education students and teacher assistant schedules with master schedule.
  • Assisted struggling students to maintain progress levels by designing individualized lesson plans focused on areas for improvement.
Education
Expected in 09/2011
Bachelor of Science: Business Management
Park University - Kansas City, MO
GPA:
  • Majored in Business Management
  • Graduated cum laude

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School Attended
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  • High School Life Skills Special Education Teacher
  • High School Special Education STEP Teacher
  • Special Education Inclusion Teacher
Degrees
  • Bachelor of Science

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