Instructional Specialist resume example with 20+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
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Driven Instructional Specialist bringing 24 years of positive performance in the academic landscape to add value to a Professional Educator role. Leader of individual and group training devoted to instructional strategies, team building, solution implementation, and educational technology. Motivational leader with quality-driven and innovative approach. Skilled presenter and relationship builder.

  • Solution Implementation
  • K-12 education
  • Curriculum development
  • Performance standards and analysis
  • Background in instructional planning
  • Outstanding interpersonal abilities
  • Course Development
  • Learning management system proficiency
  • Educational Technology
  • Effective Presentation Skills
  • Organizational leadership
  • Team development strategies
Instructional Specialist, 05/2011 - 04/2017
Madison County Schools Flora, MS,
  • Instructional Coach: developed positive coaching relationships with teachers. Both live and virtually observed instruction, provided feedback, developed goals, and coached teachers in their growth as educators, including content area knowledge, classroom management, and best practices. Modeled whole group and small group instruction
  • Designed and presented weekly, monthly and annual staff development, including online education sessions
  • Teacher Management: led weekly content area planning with teams, ensured regulatory compliance with education standards and state requirements, the supplementation and ordering of supplies and materials for lessons, and the quality of the student experience the classroom
  • Sought out, contracted, and implemented educational technology to support students and teachers inside the classroom and from home
  • Served on the Campus Administrative Team, District Leadership Team Cohort, Student Success Team, Student Intervention Team, 504 Committee, IEP team, Math Committee, Science Committee, and Robotics Club Sponsor
  • Collected and analyzed data, designed a method to share and post data, shared with administrative team and teachers to target instruction
  • Used school data to target students in need of intervention in Math and Science
  • Implemented improvements to school curriculum to address areas of underperformance
  • Scheduled and budgeted allocated funding for intervention teacher
  • Designed, created, and supplied intervention lessons and materials to classroom teachers. Created, managed, instructed and purchased materials for robotics club
  • Selected, budgeted, and purchased campus tools for math and science with over $100,000.00 in district funding in 2013, and $57,000.00 from PTO funds in 2015
  • Wrote and received three privately funded science grants for the campus, as well as responsible for writing and receiving Title III grants
  • Attended ISTE 2013 to network and help choose technology for our new campus and implement it usage
Math/Science Interventionist, 05/2010 - 04/2011
Res-Care, Inc. Eureka, IL,
  • Collected and analyzed data, designed a method to share with administrative team and teachers to target instruction and to target students in need of intervention in Math and Science
  • Designed schedule for campus interventions for grades 2-5
  • Tutored and supported students individually and in groups of up to 10 by reteaching and reviewing lesson concepts and responding to targeted deficits in performance
  • Collaborated with teachers, counseling professionals, instructional assistances, district math and science coaches, administrators and parents to implement and support student success through TEKS driven curriculum and targeted intervention
Teacher, 07/2008 - 05/2010
Cypress Fairbanks Independent School District City, STATE,
  • Created collaborative environment in a 5th grade classroom where students worked together to support everyone's learning
  • Designed and implemented instruction targeted to Gifted and Talented and Structured English Immersion populations
  • Explored foundational learning concepts with students through hands-on activities, videos and class discussions
  • Instructed students in standardized subjects, as well as general learning strategies and skills for social development and character
  • Collaborated with grade level teachers, intervention teachers, special education teachers, counseling professionals, instructional assistants, district coaches, administrators and families to optimize student success
Additional Experience In Education, 08/1995 - 07/2008
Multiple Employers City, STATE,
  • The Woods Private School, Houston, TX: Teacher Pre-K (2006-2008)
  • Lodi Unified School District, Lodi, CA: Teacher (1997-2003) Grades 1,3/4, and 6, Math/Science lead teacher, Math Committee Chairperson, member of School Site Counsel and Staff Leadership Team, Faculty Liaison for Art Works, Yes! a community visual and performing arts program, extended year reading intervention teacher
  • Children's Home of Stockton, Stockton, CA: Graduate Assistant/teacher (1996-1997) instruction and behavior management with students age 13-16 with severe emotional disturbance and learning disabilities
  • San Joaquin County Office of Education, Stockton, CA: Graduate Assistant/teacher (1995-1996) Provided instruction in elementary and high school setting for students with multiple disabilities
Education and Training
Masters of Education: Educational Leadership, Expected in 12/2017
Rice Elementary Model STEM Lab: Rice Elementary Model STEM Lab, Expected in 2017
Teaching Credentials: , Expected in 1998
University of The Pacific - Stockton, CA
  • Multiple Subject Credential
  • English Credential
  • Severely Handicapped Credential
Bachelor of Arts: , Expected in 1994
University of The Pacific - Stockton, CA,
  • Major in Health Science
  • Minor in English
  • Minor in Spanish
Bilingual Study Abroad: Bilingual Education, Expected in 1993
Universidad Complutense De Madrid - Madrid, Spain,
Activities and Honors

Nominated and was awarded Runner-Up, HEB Educator of the year

Speaker for the Leukemia Lymphoma Society

Private Academic Coach: Executive Functioning and ADHD

Private Academic Tutor

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School Attended

  • University of The Pacific
  • University of The Pacific
  • Universidad Complutense De Madrid

Job Titles Held:

  • Instructional Specialist
  • Math/Science Interventionist
  • Teacher
  • Additional Experience In Education


  • Masters of Education
  • Rice Elementary Model STEM Lab
  • Teaching Credentials
  • Bachelor of Arts
  • Bilingual Study Abroad

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