Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - -

Dedicated, organized, and student-focused Japanese teacher with 5 years experience providing a differentiated learning environment to meet the needs of all students.

Core Competencies
  • Excellent classroom management
  • Welcoming learning environment
  • Engaging, well-planned lessons
  • Effective time management

Maryland State Advanced Professional Certificate

  • Highly Qualified Japanese, Grades 7-12
Education and Training
Expected in 2014
Master of Arts: Leadership in Teaching
Notre Dame University of Maryland - Baltimore, MD

Degree expected in May, 2014, current 4.0 GPA

Expected in 2003
Bachelor of Arts: Psychology and Political Science
Randolph-Macon Woman's College - Lynchburg, VA

Cum Laude, Honors in Psychology

Expected in
Tsuda College - Tokyo,

Study Abroad, 2002

Teaching Experience
07/2009 to Current
Japanese Teacher Lifescape Sioux Falls, SD,
  • Instruct 9th-12th grade students in Japanese levels IV through VII.
  • Develop and implement engaging and interactive lessons to enhance student understanding of course materials.
  • Utilize current best practices in second language acquisition to increase students' language proficiency.
  • Create well-designed assessments to inform instruction, as well as maintain high academic standards for all students.
  • Routinely communicate with parents regarding student progress to ensure student success.
07/2002 to
Teaching Assistant Tsuda College Language Program For Children City, STATE,
  • Assisted in daily classroom activities.
  • Attended planning and organizational meetings.
  • Prepared daily student evaluations.
2002 to 07/2002
English Language Instructor K&M English School City, STATE,
  • Prepared Middle and High school students for English Language oral interviews.
  • Provided general and advanced English Language instruction to adults and children.
Additional Professional Experience
04/2004 to 07/2009
Recruitment Technician Baltimore Research Towson, MD,
  • Oversaw the Recruiting Technology Department.
  • Maintained the company database including updating information and file management.
  • Developed and implemented effective technical processes to meet the needs of consumer research projects.
  • Trained and advised employees on technical and database procedures.
  • Created and compiled a Recruitment Technician procedure manual.
Community Involvement

Sponsor, Japanese National Honor Society, 2011-Present


American Association of Teachers of Japanese

Mid-Atlantic Association of Teachers of Japanese

Technical Skills

Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Access, Outlook

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