Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - -
Professional Summary

Positive and independent worker with high level communication skills. Driven and consistent with work provided. I am easily adaptable and become very determined in my workplace. I promote a vibrant, cohesive and productive environment.

  • Caring child mentor
  • Skilled in working with special needs children
  • Self-sufficient
  • Cheerful and energetic
  • Relationship development
  • Approachable
  • Quick learner
  • Problem-solving skills
  • Communication skills
  • Organization
Work History
09/2019 to Current
Instructional Assistant Intercept Youth Services Harrisonburg, VA,
  • Used behavior modeling and specialized teaching techniques to share and reinforce social skills.
  • Supported student learning objectives through personalized and small group assistance.
  • Assessed student assignments to check quality and completeness and assign grades.
  • Oversaw students in classroom and common areas to monitor, enforce rules and support lead teacher.
  • Re-taught lessons individually with students in an effort to adhere to their specialized learning techniques and needs.
  • Partnered with teacher to plan and implement lessons following school's curriculum, goals, objectives and philosophies.
  • Acted as liaison for Gen-Ed teachers and Special Ed teachers to ensure each students needs are being met so they can be effective in classes.
  • Encouraged dynamic and pleasant educational environment by promoting both gentle discipline and behavioral regulation.
05/2019 to 08/2019
Nanny Bright Horizons Family Solutons Whippany, NJ,
  • Identified warning signs of emotional and developmental problems in children
  • Balanced playtime and limited screen time to optimize types of stimulation and support development of fine motor, gross motor and cognitive skills
  • Provided developmentally appropriate activities for children
  • Established lasting, professional connections with families and children by encouraging open communication and delivering positive feedback
  • Offered positive and nurturing environments to support child social and emotional growth
  • Worked with parents to develop and implement discipline programs to promote positive behavior
  • Established and maintained safe play environment for children
  • Developed games and activities using arts and crafts to support learning and verbal skills
  • Engaged with children on individual basis to build positive relationships
  • Supported children in daily activities, including playing, meals and snacks, hygiene and socialization
  • Taught children everyday skills, including tying shoes, dressing, potty training, basic math and language
  • Promoted language development skills through reading and storytelling
  • Encouraged children to be understanding of and patient with others
04/2017 to 06/2018
Swim Instructor The Alaska Club Houston, AK,
  • Trained users in optimal behaviors and protective techniques
  • Learned and maintained proficiency in first responder skills such as First Aid and CPR to offer individuals in distress optimal support
  • Taught students pool and water safety guidelines
  • Reminded students to practice swimming strokes to develop their skills and improve technique
  • Tracked students' progress and gave constructive feedback for skills requiring improvement
  • Sampled pool water to check chemical levels prior to starting swimming instruction
  • Gave private lessons to special needs students teaching such techniques as floating and treading water
  • Helped students adjust to pool and unfamiliar surroundings, resulting in better results during individual and group lessons
  • Implemented and optimized new curriculum and day-to-day instruction to align educational strategies with industry best practices
  • Initiated new learning methods, promoting total student comprehension while curbing learning time
  • Tested students on materials presented in workshops and classes to assess grasp of material
  • Optimized learning plans, quantifying student progress through test administration
  • Earned positive feedback from parents regarding classroom instruction and student learning success
  • Worked closely with students and parents to increase positive feedback from parents and boost overall student success
  • Observed other instructors and lecturers, gathering valuable techniques to be implemented into future lectures and courses
05/2015 to 03/2017
Sales Associate Bass Pro Shops La Vista, NE,
  • Analyzed and properly processed product returns, assisting customers with finding alternative merchandise to meet needs
  • Implemented up-selling strategies, encompassing recommendation of accessories and complementary purchases
  • Maintained records related to sales, returns and inventory availability
  • Organized racks and shelves to maintain store visual appeal, engage customers and promote specific merchandise
  • Educated associates on market trends and stayed up-to-date on forecasts and news
  • Educated customers on promotions to enhance sales
  • Delivered high level of assistance by locating products and checking store system for merchandise at other sites
  • Processed product returns and assisted customers with other selections
  • Prepared merchandise for sales floor by pricing or tagging
  • Liaised with customers and recommended specific products and specials, aligning with individual needs, requirements and specifications
Expected in 05/2018
High School Diploma:
Carmel High School - Carmel, IN
Expected in 05/2023
Bachelor of Arts: Global Leadership Studies
Belmont University - Nashville, TN

Global Interfaith Partnership / Umoja Project

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