kindergarten and first grade teacher resume example with 11 years of experience

Jessica Claire
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Professional Summary

Passionate Teacher with more than 6 years of experience with developing and implementing common core curriculum and daily lesson planning. Broad experience in research based instructional practices. Immense ability to assist teachers to improve the quality of instruction. Highly skilled at motivating students through positive encouragement and reinforcement of concepts via interactive/in-person classroom instruction and observation.

Educational History
Bachelor of Science: Elementary Education, Expected in 05/2009
Delaware State University - Dover, DE
Status -
  • Member of Teachers' In Progress
Teaching Experience
Kindergarten and First Grade Teacher, 02/2015 - Current
Marquette University Milwaukee, WI,
  • Attended in-service training and professional development courses to stay on top of policy and education changes.
  • Built positive relationships with parents to involve families in educational process(chat and chews, class story, technical support).
  • Identified early signs of emotional, developmental and health delays or problems in students and followed up with parents, administrators, and school psychologist.
  • Brought in purchased and donated materials to round out supplies for remote learning for 20 students.
  • Delivered lesson plans, implemented school curriculum and used data to create, monitor and establish personalized learning plan for first grade students servicing 120 students.
  • Established and communicated clear learning objectives to foster student progress and academic performance bi-weekly.
  • Instructed students individually and in groups using varied teaching methods.
  • Collaborated with colleagues to create and use enhanced technology and smart boards, integrating technology into lesson plans.
  • Worked with school administrators to develop classroom management policies.
  • Implemented classroom management improvements to enhance class morale and engagement servicing 20 students.
Adjunct Professor, 09/2018 - 06/2019
Pacific Medical Centers Eureka, CA,
  • Promoted, encouraged and facilitated class discussions by building discussions into lessons, asking open-ended questions and using techniques to track student participation and actively solicit input for 20 students.
  • Assisted student teacher with classroom management and document coordination to maintain positive learning environment.
  • Partnered with student teacher to plan and implement lessons following school's curriculum, goals, objectives and philosophies.
  • Observed student teacher in classroom and offered methods to improve instructional techniques.
  • Wrote and filed reports detailing course activities and student teachers progress.
  • Worked closely with student teacher to devise and utilize advanced technology and smart boards.
Director of Education, 08/2010 - 02/2015
North Country Academy Bowie, MD,
  • Developed engaging and effective curricula for students aged 5 to 7.
  • Implemented program-level departmental policies and procedures and managed budgets to support educational program and curriculum.
  • Directed day-to-day operations of education program and supervised support staff to delegate assignments and evaluate performance.
  • Spearheaded diverse kindergarten and first grade classroom with lessons on early literacy, independent reading and math
Student Teacher, 01/2009 - 04/2009
Warner Elementary City, STATE,
  • Supported lead teachers in daily tasks such as attendance records, test administration and behavioral enforcement.
  • Developed lesson plans that incorporated mandated topics and included immersive activities for student engagement.
  • Delivered personalized educational, behavioral and emotional support to individual students to enable positive learning outcomes.
  • Designed effective practice lesson plans incorporating various teaching methods to garner results.
Leadership Activities
  • Technology Integration - Participated in technology training courses and trained colleagues in new technology concepts and practices applicable for the classroom. - Current
  • Spearheaded virtual platform usage by leading informative zoom sessions on educational websites.- Current
  • Employed a broad range of instructional techniques to retain student interest and maximize learning- Current
  • Collaborated with remote team of educators in the development of "Remote Learning Service Group". -2/2021
  • Facilitated data driven PLC's by implementing standards and backwards mapping. -1/2021
  • Coordinated and designed tailored grants to gather donations of materials and supplies for needy students.-1/4/2021
  • Helped train 3 new teaching assistants and teaching aides on interactive platforms during remote learning.-10/2020
  • Summer School Administrator : 1st Remote Summer School -6/2020
  • Curriculum Design - Designed, developed,reviewed and implemented daily lessons for 30 students in the remote summer school program.-5/2020
  • Supervised, team of 5 staff members.-2019-2020 school year
  • Collaborated with "Building Leadership Team" to improve school climate,culture,and academia. -2019-2020 school year
  • Mentor Teacher-2018 -2019 school year
  • Summer School Administrator -2018-2019
  • Earned "Highest Remote Attendance" in 2020-2021 school year with 95% daily student attendance.-12/2020
  • Trauma Informed Training - 2020
  • Pear Deck Badge Recipient -2020
  • Christina School District: Tech Conference -2019
  • Red Clay Tech Pioneer-2/2019
  • Power School IEP Training- 2018
  • NEXT Schoology Conference-2018
  • Nominated "Teacher of the Year" at Shortlidge Academy in 2018 ,2019, 2020.
  • SMART Learning Suite Online Pre-k - Grade 2 Certification

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School Attended

  • Delaware State University

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  • Kindergarten and First Grade Teacher
  • Adjunct Professor
  • Director of Education
  • Student Teacher


  • Bachelor of Science

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