k 2 literacy instructional coach resume example with 20+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor (555) 432-1000,

Personable Instructional Coach with several years of experience identifying techniques and methods to better serve our diverse community of learners. Committed to providing teachers and students with the most current research and teaching methods aligned with the Science of Reading.

  • Curriculum Development
  • Instructional Leadership
  • Curriculum Strategy
  • Lesson Planning
  • Collaboration
  • Data Collection/Analysis
  • Needs Assessment
  • Relationship Building
  • Decision Making
  • Academic Performance Improvement
  • Problem Solving Support
  • Written and Verbal Communication
  • Inspiring Love of Learning
  • Teaching Foundational Literacy Skills
  • Encouraging and Motivating Students
  • Administering Diagnostic Assessments
  • Analytical and Critical Thinking
  • Differentiated Instruction
08/2022 to Current K-2 Literacy Instructional Coach Charter Schools Usa | Port Saint Lucie, FL,
  • Mentored and supported teachers on classroom teaching practices using professional development programs and instructional techniques training.
  • Collaborated with staff members to develop skills, knowledge and implementation of curriculum
  • Created and implemented intervention strategies or individualized education plans (IEPs).
  • Attended training sessions, enhancing best practices and techniques pertaining to the Science of Reading.
  • Consistently provided motivation and direction for teachers and students and gave feedback when needed.
  • Used vast number of teaching strategies in coordination of lesson creation and planning to meet diverse group of students' specific needs.
08/2015 to 05/2022 Academic Interventionist Distinctive Schools | Chicago, IL,
  • Analyzed student data to identify and implement academic growth initiatives.
  • Adapted instructional techniques to appropriate ages and skill levels of students.
  • Analyzed student data and prescribed lessons to meet diverse learning needs.
  • Trained in Orton Gillingham instruction
08/2014 to 05/2015 Literacy Instructional Coach Isaac Elementary School District #5 | Phoenix, AZ,
  • Assisted in the collection of analysis to determine the best instructional strategies.
  • Reviewed class materials and discussed reading assignments, boosting comprehension.
  • Implemented curriculums to develop subject matter knowledge in pupils.
08/2011 to 05/2014 Kindergarten Teacher Heber Elementary | Heber, UT,
  • Developed lesson plans consistent with established guidelines and goals.
  • Implement and monitor formal and informal student learning assessments to drive instruction
  • Collaborate with grade level teachers to plan weekly and monthly units; served as grade level chair
  • Forge and maintain positive relationships with parents through ongoing communication and conferences
  • Adapted teaching methods and instructional materials to meet students' varying needs and interests.
  • Implemented focused lessons for literacy readiness highlighting phonics, language comprehension and writing abilities.
08/2005 to 05/2011 Reading Recovery Teacher Madison County Schools | Flora, MS,
  • Authored plan to bring lowest achieving first grade students to academic average of classmates within 20 weeks of instruction
  • Assessed students to determine individual needs; developed plan for each student based on findings
  • Maintained close communication with classroom teachers and parents throughout intervention
  • Utilized carefully collected data to determine, progress, and monitor student goals and needs
  • In-Class Reading Intervention Teacher, Kindergarten-Fifth Grade
  • Accelerated student progress in reading instruction to match grade level peers
  • Monitored students and made informed decisions for goals and needs based on collected data
08/2000 to 05/2005 Classroom Teacher Des Moines Public Schools - Adams Elementary | City, STATE,
  • Planned and delivered instruction for all subject areas
  • Developed strategies for differentiated instruction
  • Prepared and maintained classroom environments appropriate for student learning and physical, social and emotional development.
  • Adapted teaching methods and instructional strategies to promote learning in students of differing skill levels.
08/1997 to 05/2000 Substitute Teacher IOWA CITY COMMUNITY SCHOOL DISTRICT | City, STATE,
  • Dispatched lesson plans for grades K-8 general education classrooms and special education classrooms
08/1998 to 05/1999 Special Education Teacher IOWA VALLEY COMMUNITY SCHOOLS | City, STATE,
  • Planned and directed lessons to meet diverse student needs at different developmental levels
  • Provided special accommodations to meet students’ needs
  • Developed IEPs to leverage developmental practices and educational theories to achieve educational objectives.
  • Teamed with general education teachers to plan and implement curriculum, state and district-wide assessments.
Education and Training
Expected in 07/2006 to to Master of Elementary Education | Elementary Education Viterbo University, La Cross, Wisconsin, GPA:
Expected in 05/1997 to to Bachelor of Arts | Elementary Education University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA, GPA:
Expected in to to | Reading Endorsement Upper Iowa University, Fayette, IA GPA:

Dynamic, dedicated, and accomplished professional with expansive experience in classroom instruction, needs assessment, and curriculum development. A motivated and focused leader who displays a high level of accuracy and attention to detail. Possesses excellent communications and interpersonal skills, as well as the ability to build and maintain relationships with diverse groups of colleagues, students, and parents. Superior time management, problem solving, organization, and multitasking skills. Compassionate, innovative, and positive. Committed to professional growth and advancement of students at all levels.

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School Attended

  • Viterbo University
  • University of Iowa
  • Upper Iowa University

Job Titles Held:

  • K-2 Literacy Instructional Coach
  • Academic Interventionist
  • Literacy Instructional Coach
  • Kindergarten Teacher
  • Reading Recovery Teacher
  • Classroom Teacher
  • Substitute Teacher
  • Special Education Teacher


  • Master of Elementary Education
  • Bachelor of Arts
  • Some College (No Degree)

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