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Jessica Claire
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Professional Summary

Organized Special Education Teacher successful at providing classroom and emotional structure for special needs children required to flourish in academic setting. Coordinates well with classroom teachers with supportive strategies for behavior management and lesson accommodations for students. Versatile 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
  • Student records management
  • Conflict resolution techniques
  • Group and individual instruction
  • Classroom management
  • Lesson Planning
  • Differentiated instruction
  • Trained in CPI
  • Decision Making
  • Written Communication
  • Special education
Work History
High School Special Education Teacher, 08/2020 to Current
New Story SchoolsCrewe, VA,
  • Created and managed IEPs to define student learning objectives and educational strategies, in addition to applying instructional knowledge and methods to support goals.
  • Communicated nonverbally with children to provide comfort, encouragement and positive reinforcement.
  • Led activities that developed students' physical, emotional and social growth.
  • Implemented and taught life skills program, enabling students to master such tasks as checkbook balancing and laundry.
  • Worked with students with moderate to severe autism to increase life skills.
  • 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.
  • Taught multiple subjects to students with intellectual or emotional disabilities.
  • Created learning and content strategies to meet needs of mentally and physically disabled students.
  • Taught students across multiple classifications and degrees of special needs.
  • Redirected students using Positive Behavior Support (PBS).
Middle School Special Education Teacher, 08/2019 to 05/2022
Seneca CenterRichmond, CA,
  • 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.
  • Taught multiple subjects to students with intellectual or emotional disabilities.
  • Created and managed IEPs to define student learning objectives and educational strategies, in addition to applying instructional knowledge and methods to support goals.
  • Provided life skills programming for students with moderate to severe autism.
  • Led activities that developed students' physical, emotional and social growth.
  • Taught reading, language arts and social sciences in self-contained ED and LD classroom.
  • Instructed students with physical and cognitive disabilities.
  • Partnered with standard education teachers from across academic departments.
High Special Education Teacher/Team Leader, 09/2015 to 05/2019
Cypress Fairbanks ISDCity, STATE,
  • Reviewed curriculum and devised alternate approaches to presenting lessons to increase student understanding.
  • Completed daily reports, meal count sheets and attendance logs.
  • Promoted physical, mental and social development using classroom games and activities.
  • Attended and facilitated IEP meetings for students and families.
  • Planned and implemented integrated lessons to meet national standards.
  • 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.
  • Created and managed IEPs to define student learning objectives and educational strategies, in addition to applying instructional knowledge and methods to support goals.
  • Communicated nonverbally with children to provide comfort, encouragement and positive reinforcement.
  • Led activities that developed students' physical, emotional and social growth.
  • Provided life skills programming for students with moderate to severe autism.
  • Implemented and taught life skills program, enabling students to master such tasks as checkbook balancing and laundry.
  • Designed and implemented point system to encourage positive behavior.
  • Coordinated special education students and teacher assistant schedules with master schedule.
  • Redirected students using Positive Behavior Support (PBS).
  • Created learning and content strategies to meet needs of mentally and physically disabled students.
Elementary Special Education Teacher/Self-Contained, 08/2013 to 05/2015
Klein ISDCity, STATE,
  • Modified general education curriculum for special-needs students using various instructional techniques and technologies.
  • Taught students across multiple classifications and degrees of special needs.
  • Instructed students in core academic areas and specialized reading groups.
  • Created and managed IEPs to define student learning objectives and educational strategies, in addition to applying instructional knowledge and methods to support goals.
  • Designed and implemented point system to encourage positive behavior.
  • Partnered with standard education teachers from across academic departments.
  • Instructed students with physical and cognitive disabilities.
  • Redirected students using Positive Behavior Support (PBS).
  • Created learning and content strategies to meet needs of mentally and physically disabled students.
  • Led activities that developed students' physical, emotional and social growth.
  • Worked with students with moderate to severe autism to increase life skills.
Education
Master of Science: Masters of Education With Principal Certification, Expected in 05/2023 to Sam Houston State University - Huntsville, TX
GPA:
Bachelor of Arts: English, Expected in 06/2014 to University of Phoenix - Tempe, AZ
GPA:
Certifications

Special Education EC-12

Generalist 4-8

CPI Certification

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School Attended

  • Sam Houston State University
  • University of Phoenix

Job Titles Held:

  • High School Special Education Teacher
  • Middle School Special Education Teacher
  • High Special Education Teacher/Team Leader
  • Elementary Special Education Teacher/Self-Contained

Degrees

  • Master of Science
  • Bachelor of Arts

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