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Interrelated Special Education Teacher resume example with 14+ years of experience

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

Dedicated Special Education Teacher focused on meeting student academic and emotional needs. Compassionate and caring with the capability of delivering personalized, hands-on support and lessons targeted on specific learning needs and strengths. Able to leverage strong communication skills and a patient nature to provide positive reinforcement in team-based, structured environments.

Skills
  • Behavioral/cognitive skills development
  • Mastery of incorporating technology
  • Social skills development
  • Motivating students
  • Competent in Smartboard technology
  • Job readiness training (Teacher Support and Coaching)
  • Excellent classroom management
  • Learning style assessment
  • Process improvement
  • Organization
  • Planning and coordination (Graduation Team Leader)
  • Communications
  • Problem resolution
  • Administrative support
  • Operational improvement
  • Relationship development
  • MS Office
  • First Aid/CPR
Education and Training
Columbus State University Columbus, GA, Expected in Doctor of Education : Curriculum And Instruction - GPA :
  • Started classes did not complete degree.
Columbus State University Columbus, GA Expected in 07/2008 Master of Arts : Middle Grades Education - GPA :
Columbus State University Columbus, GA Expected in 05/2002 Master of Science : Public Administration - GPA :
Columbus State University Columbus, GA, Expected in 08/2000 Bachelor of Science : Criminal Justice - GPA :
Columbus State University Columubus, GA, Expected in 08/1997 Associate of Applied Science : Crimininal Justice - GPA :
Certifications
  • SP ED General Curriculum (P-12), Consultative
  • SP ED Science Cognitive Level (P-5, 4-8)
  • SP ED Social Science Cognitive Level (p-5, 4-8, 6-12)
  • History (6-12)
  • Middle Grades Social Sciences (4-8)
  • Middle Grades Science (4-8)
  • Gifted In-Field
  • ESOL Endorsement
  • Coaching Endorsement
  • Teacher Support and Coaching Endorsement
Experience
Sunrise Residential Treatment Center - Interrelated Special Education Teacher
La Verkin, UT, 08/2018 - Current
  • Eliminated learning gaps and effectively instructed students by developing IEPs and using wide variety of teaching aids and motivational strategies.
  • Developed Individual Education Programs (IEP) to establish student outcome goals and define educational strategies; leveraged developmental practices and educational theories to achieve educational objectives.
  • Conducted small group and individual classroom activities with students based on differentiated learning needs.
  • Fostered relationships with students to increase engagement, and periodically reported student progress to parents/guardians and school leadership.
  • Enhanced lessons using Smart Board technology and computers.
  • Organized and prepared instructional materials, communiqués, and reports.
  • Developed individual educational plans (IEP) designed to promote educational, physical and social development.
  • Supported Special Education department by compiling paperwork and taking detailed meeting minutes.
  • Handled all delegated tasks, including Lead Special Education Teacher and progress monitoring.
  • Prepares a variety of written materials (e.g. grades, attendance, anecdotal recordUnderstands and implements IDEA driven compliance timelines.
  • Demonstrates prompt and regular attendance.
  • Demonstrates an understanding of the curriculum, subject content, pedagogical knowledge and the needs of students by providing relevant learning experiences.s, IEP goal progress monitoring, etc).
  • Demonstrates an understanding of inclusive programming and instruction in the regular education setting and direct instruction in the pull out setting.
  • Exhibits professionalism in all job related situations; follows professional ethics in all work related activities.
  • Accounts for student attendance and punctuality; directs the conduct of students in accordance with policies at all times; takes all reasonable measures to protect students’ health and safety.
  • Follows all county, state, and federal policies and procedures.
    Meets certification and accreditation standards.
  • Seeks to improve through professional development and evaluation activities.
  • Performs other duties as assigned by appropriate administrator.
Muscogee County School District - Secondary History Teacher
City, STATE, 08/2014 - 07/2018
  • Designed lesson plans, course handouts and homework assignments based on textbook material and coursework.
  • Taught U.S History and World History to audience of more than 150 students each semester.
  • Maintained strong knowledge and memory of important history dates, locations and events.
  • Supported departmental program development, curriculum planning and committees with subject matter expertise and solid educational background.
  • Maintained ethical standards and status as role model to students by adhering to professional ethics at all times when presenting lessons and interacting with students.
  • Presented lectures to General education and Special Edcuation students and engaged groups by designing interactive presentations and asking questions relevant to history lessons.
  • Advised parents and/or legal guardians of student progress.
  • Adhered to local school procedures and regulations in a supportive manner; demonstrated loyalty to the school and its leadership; avoided behaviors which detract from staff morale; worked cooperatively with colleagues and the community; promoted a positive school environment that enhances student learning; helped maintain a positive and cooperative climate.
  • Assessed student needs, progress, expectations, goals, etc.
  • Collaborated with school personnel, parents, and various community agencies.
  • Demonstrated prompt and regular attendance.
  • Demonstrated methods required to perform assignments to provide effective school program and address needs of individual students.
  • Exhibited professionalism in all job related situations; followsed professional ethics in all work related activities.
  • Accounted for student attendance and punctuality; directed the conduct of students in accordance with policies at all times; took all reasonable measures to protect students’ health and safety.
  • Followed all county, state, and federal policies and procedures.
  • Met certification and accreditation standards.
  • Soughg to improve through professional development and evaluation activities.
  • Performed other duties as assigned by appropriate administrator.
Muscogee County School District - Middle School Social Studies Teacher,8th/6th Grade Teacher
City, STATE, 07/2006 - 07/2014
  • Assessed student progress with course material through routine quizzes, final examinations and standardized assessments.
  • Met with parents and guardians to discuss student progress and areas for improvement.
  • Administered tests, quizzes and other assignments to gauge students' learning and knowledge of course materials.
  • Managed consistent, learning-focused classroom environments by establishing and communicating clear objectives for all students.
  • Coordinated materials and instructional plans for immersive activities exploring Social Science concepts.
  • Conducted small group and individual classroom activities with students based on differentiated learning needs.
  • Improved child-bonding skills by coordinating IEP meetings and family conferences.
  • Conferred with specialists to support needs of students with Individualized Educational Plans.
  • Met with parents to share perspectives on child's strengths and weaknesses.
  • Graded tests and papers and uploaded all grading information to district system using Infinite Campus.
  • Used positive reinforcement method to redirect poor behavior.
  • Delivered clear, informative lectures on subject matter framed to meet state standards.
  • Explored different avenues of learning with students to help each prepare for later educational environments.
  • Evaluated submitted assignments for clarity and skills, assigned grades and discussed results with struggling students to enhance understanding of course objectives.
  • Worked with average of 25 students per class.
  • Adapted teaching methods and instructional strategies to promote learning in students of differing skill levels.
  • Facilitated activities that developed students' physical, emotional and social growth.
  • Communicated objectives for all lessons, units and projects to students and parents in clear and effective manner.
  • Attended variety of professional development workshops centered on learning goals, classroom management, student motivation and engaging learning activities.
  • Employed numerous assessment tools and strategies to improve instruction methods.
Activities and Honors
  • Teacher of the Year, 2012
  • Member, Georgia Association of Educators
  • Member, National Educator Association
Accomplishments
  • Social Studies Department Chair 2009-2013
  • Teacher Advisory Committee 2009-2012
  • Member of Leadership Team Baker Middle School 2010-2013
  • 8th grade team lead 2008-2009
  • 6th grade team lead 2012-2013
  • Student Achievement Lead Teacher (SALT) 2009-2013
  • Data Team Member 2010-2013
  • Member of Leadership Team Spencer High School 2015-2016
  • Graduation Team Leader 2019-present

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School Attended

  • Columbus State University
  • Columbus State University
  • Columbus State University
  • Columbus State University
  • Columbus State University

Job Titles Held:

  • Interrelated Special Education Teacher
  • Secondary History Teacher
  • Middle School Social Studies Teacher,8th/6th Grade Teacher

Degrees

  • Doctor of Education
  • Master of Arts
  • Master of Science
  • Bachelor of Science
  • Associate of Applied Science

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