Jessica Claire
  • , , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
  • H: (555) 432-1000
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Professional Summary

Compassionate and forward thinking reading teacher offering excellent skills in devising student strategies and promoting positive reinforcement. Pursuing a similar position where a well-qualified individual with an understanding of needs assessment and appropriate reading interventions is highly sought. I am offering more than 14 years of assessing skills and enacting engaging lesson plans. I am an engaging reading teacher offering wealth of experience in small group instruction and assessing student needs

  • Keegan Trained
  • University of Kansas Strategic Instruction Model Trained
  • ELL Endorse
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Google Slides
  • Experience Teaching online with Google Classroom, Blackboard and Canvas
  • Computer proficiency
  • Reading comprehension
  • Sponsored Student Government
  • Yearbook Club Advisor
  • Ran School Picture Days
Work History
Intensive Reading Teacher, 08/2019 - Current
Charter Schools Usa Charlotte, NC,
  • Affirmatively communicated and promoted positive attitude with each and every student.
  • Created positive and engaging environment in classroom that encouraged literacy skills.
  • Implemented reading lessons for ninth and tenth grade students.
  • Supervised test taking and graded papers.
  • Contacted parents to discuss student progress and notify about class issues.
  • Interpreted student assessment data to ascertain best intervention methods.
  • Promoted love of reading and literacy to all students.
  • Evaluated students' understanding of course material through examinations and in-depth essay writing.
  • Modified lessons and curriculum to accommodate diverse learners by using strategies such as peer-assisted learning and group work.
  • Communicated frequently with parents, students and faculty to provide feedback and discuss instructional strategies.
  • Assisted students of all ability levels develop life-long learning skills and good study habits.
School Librarian, 08/2017 - 05/2019
Archdiocese Of Chicago, Office Of Catholic Schools Chicago, IL,
  • Drove expansion of library collections and programs in response to student and faculty needs and special requests.
  • Researched, planned and set up attractive and informative library exhibits.
  • Offered reference service and book recommendations for young students and teachers to improve children's access to high-quality learning materials.
  • Maintained records for program attendance and material usage to continuously improve library offerings.
  • Shelved books and staffed both circulation and reference desks.
  • Removed and replaced outdated materials from collection to increase circulation and maintain interest of students
  • Directed activities of student media interns.
  • Taught two classes of video production
  • Taught one class of social skills.
  • Set schedules for student workers and monitored activities.
  • Scheduled and coordinated use of library equipment among teachers and staff.
  • Repaired or replaced damaged items to maintain continuity of service.
  • Trained staff, students and faculty on use of library technology.
  • Assisted students in locating and using library resources and assisted teachers with materials needed to enrich classroom instruction.
  • Offered online research classes to students, faculty and staff.
Middle School ELA Teacher, 08/2014 - 05/2017
Charlotte County Public Schools City, STATE,
  • Taught 6th, 7th and 8th grade subject matter to students on information compiled from multiple sources, including textbooks, online sites and other educational materials.
  • Utilized multimedia strategies and technology to convey information in fresh and interesting ways.
  • Instructed middle school students through lectures, discussions, group activities and demonstrations.
  • Scheduled appointments with parents to discuss student progress and classroom behavior.
  • Used Focus to upload all student grades and absence data into district computer systems.
  • Administered and graded tests and assignments to evaluate students' progress.
  • Provided one-on-one attention to students, while maintaining overall focus on entire group.
  • Integrated technology into classroom as instructional tool, such as Smartboard.
  • Sat in on classes of fellow teaching professionals to learn innovative methods for dispensing information to students.
  • Used tests, quizzes and other assignments to gauge students' learning and determine understanding of course materials.
  • Diversified teaching techniques and learning tools help students with differing ability levels and varied learning modalities.
6th Grade ELA Teacher , 01/2007 - 06/2014
Cecil County Public Schools City, STATE,
  • Collaboratively taught with certified ESE teacher.
  • Delivered effective and differentiated classroom instruction to range of diverse students.
  • Helped students develop self-esteem and life skills by fostering healthy conflict-resolution, critical thinking and communication.
  • Sat in on classes of fellow teaching professionals to learn innovative methods for dispensing information to students.
  • Administered quizzes and tests to assess student understanding of material.
  • Assessed student learning progress and comprehension with routine tests and standardized examinations.
  • Used tests, quizzes and other assignments to gauge students' learning and determine understanding of course materials.
  • Planned lessons, activities and trips to cover all required course material.
  • Established and enforced rules of behavior to drive social development and maintain positive interactions.
  • Collaborated with parents, administrators and counselors to develop improvement plans for struggling students.
Master of Arts: Reading Teacher Education, Expected in 01/2011
Wilmington University - New Castle, DE
Bachelor of Science: Education, Expected in 01/2007
Wilmington University - New Castle, DE
Associate of Arts: Education, Expected in 05/2004
Cecil Community College - North East, MD

English 5-9

Reading K-12

Elementary Education K-6

Educational Media Specialist Prek-12

ESOL Endorsement

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  • Cecil Community College

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