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Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 (555) 432-1000, resumesample@example.com
Professional Summary

Compassionate and dynamic High School Teacher with almost 25 years of instruction experience in Deaf Education. Manages classrooms with dedication to fostering student progress and achievement of learning objectives. Designs dynamic lessons to enhance students' understanding and knowledge of content. Successful at cultivating inclusive and welcoming learning environments focused on student engagement and academic progress. Motivated with a strong vision to provide intervention services to struggling readers as well as bridge bi-literacy for all students. Well-organized and friendly with a successful track record of implementing effective programs. Well-versed in individual and classroom instruction. Fluent in American Sign Language, as well as printed English.

Skills
  • Statewide & Nationwide Conference Planning
  • Innovative & Interactive Lesson Planning
  • Use of apps (ie. Canva, social media)
  • Differentiated Instruction
  • ACT Preparation
  • Curriculum development & design
  • Classroom management
  • Adaptability
Work History
08/2005 to Current High School Teacher Universal Health Services | Springfield, IL,
  • Planned, developed and executed history lessons reflecting high school curriculum and California's core educational standards.
  • Developed new curriculum and lesson plans for Fundamentals of English & International Studies courses
  • Devised lesson plans reflecting student educational, cultural and language diversity.
  • Maintained awareness of relevant current events and quickly incorporated study into curriculum, keeping students educated on national and global social issues and influencing factors.
  • Established and supported positive educational environment for student learning.
  • Served as languages department member and attended weekly meetings to develop and update course curricula.
  • Served as department chair for social studies department and worked as liaison for other teachers
  • Utilized technology to enhance student education and grasp of materials.
  • Utilized curriculum which reflected diverse educational, cultural and linguistic background of student body.
  • Proctored quizzes, tests and standardized examinations.
  • Developed positive rapport with students of various and diverse backgrounds, providing extra support when needed
  • Served as teacher representative for IEP meetings
  • Planned and supervised out of classroom activities and trips, including four trips out of country.
  • Supported student body in extracurricular activities: (yearbook proofreader, academic bowl coach, reading mentor, class sponsor)
08/2001 to 06/2005 High School Teacher Universal Health Services | Anchorage, AK,
  • Evaluated students' academic and social growth, kept appropriate records and prepared progress reports to gauge performance.
  • Fostered positive and pleasant classroom culture while maintaining learning development goals.
  • Helped students develop important learning skills and good study habits useful in trade school or college education.
  • Utilized multimedia strategies and technology to convey information in fresh and interesting ways.
  • Prepared and implemented lesson plans covering required course topics.
  • Administered assessments and standardized tests to evaluate student progress.
  • Maintained awareness of relevant current events and quickly incorporated study into curriculum.
  • Planned and supervised out of classroom activities and trips.
  • Served as teacher representative for IEP meetings
  • Coached Academic Bowl team
12/1999 to 06/2001 Middle School English Teacher Basis Independent Schools | Fremont, CA,
  • Part of team for developing new literacy curriculum in middle school
  • Utilized multimedia strategies and technology to convey information in fresh and interesting ways.
  • Administered assessments and standardized tests to evaluate student progress.
  • Evaluated and improved student reading comprehension through personalized instruction.
  • Completed in-service and additional training to maintain professional growth.
  • Corrected grammatical issues and imparted new rules appropriate to instructional level.
  • Led interesting and diverse group activities to engage students in course material.
  • Served as teacher representative for IEP meetings
  • Volunteered as high school academic bowl coach and stage manager for high school Spring play
Education
Expected in 08/2000 Master of Science | Deaf Education Western Maryland College, Westminster, MD, GPA:
Expected in 05/1994 Bachelor of Arts | HIstory Gallaudet University, Washington, DC, GPA:
Accomplishments
  • Mentored four new teachers in instructional and classroom management strategies.
  • Developed curriculum on teaching Fundamentals of English
  • Commended for exemplary teaching and service to students.
  • Yearbook 2019 Dedication recipient
  • Developed five different year-long curriculums for international travel in addition to taking four trips with the students.
  • Co-coordinator for statewide conference for Cal-ED organization (XXX0 & XXX1)
  • Co-founder of Social Studies That - nationwide network for teachers who teach deaf students social studies
  • Co-coordinator for 2018 ECET-2 Conference
  • ASL translator for statewide testing materials in social studies content
  • Served on Board as Western States representative for NDEC (National Deaf Education Conference)
Affiliations

Cal-ED - California Educators for the Deaf

California Association of the Deaf

National Association of the Deaf

National Council on Social Studies

Certifications

Education Specialist Instruction Credentials - Level II

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School Attended

  • Western Maryland College
  • Gallaudet University

Job Titles Held:

  • High School Teacher
  • High School Teacher
  • Middle School English Teacher

Degrees

  • Master of Science
  • Bachelor of Arts

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